“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

 Margot Seery’s brother Patrick Guinane (right) with family and friends speaking to media after Howard Kelly was jailed  for the murder of Margot Seery. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man (41), who last year walked in to a Garda station and confessed to killing a woman two decades earlier, has been given a life sentence. Howard Ke(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank official Tiarnan O’Mahoney at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Court Collins

When Anglo Irish Bank was making a return to Revenue in 2003 related to non-resident accounts, former chairman Sean FitzPatrick raised concerns about (...)

 Mark Nash. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man on trial accused of a 1997 double murder warned a garda who approached him to stay away or he would kill her, a jury has heard.Mark Nash (42), w(...)

Mr O’Higgins said the prosecution case against Mr Davis had unfairly singled him out as being responsible for Ms Reidy’s death. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A plumbing and heating contractor charged with the manslaughter of a woman in a Co Cork hotel was scapegoated for the woman’s death from carbon monoxi(...)

A heating and plumbing contractor failed to properly convert a gas boiler in a Co Cork hotel resulting in the death of a 35-year-old female guest from carbon monoxide poisoning, the State alleged at the opening of the man’s trial today. Photograph: Reuters.

A heating and plumbing contractor failed to properly convert a gas boiler in a Co Cork hotel resulting in the death of a 35-year-old female guest from(...)

Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her daughter Erika (8), who were murdered in their home in Killorglin.

The man accused of murdering a mother and daughter in Co Kerry last year closed his credit union account days before their deaths and said he was “go(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney sitting at the beginning of the Dean Crinnion murder trial at the Central Criminal Court in Cork yesterday. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of a man during a row at a pub in Cork on St Stephen’s Night three years ago.Dean Crinnion ha(...)

Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court where the Anglo Irish Bank trial took place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Charges faced by Pat Whelan related to the fraudulent alteration of loan facility letters at Anglo Irish Bank were dropped late on in the trial(...)

Con Horan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday where he gave evidence in the trial of three Anglo bankers

Cross-examination by the defence of Con Horan, the former prudential director of the financial regulator, began at 14.33pm yesterday. Mr Horan (...)