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 (...)

Matt Moran (left)  and David Drumm, former chief finance office and  chief executive of  Anglo Irish Bank, pictured in 2006. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Brendan Grehan SC, for former Anglo Irish Bank director Pat Whelan, began his questioning of his client’s former colleague Matt Moran politely.(...)

Pat Whelan, William McAteer and Seán FitzPatrick leaving the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: PA The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank directors Pat Whelan (left), William McAteer (centre) and Seán FitzPatrick is continuing at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm told one of the ‘Maple 10’ investors in July 2008 that if the hole in the bank wasn’t plugg(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Photograph: Collins

Procedures requiring Anglo Irish Bank loans of more than €25 million to be referred to a non-executive director appeared not to have been follo(...)

Michael O’Sullivan. Photograph: Courtpix

A former Anglo Irish Bank official had a “heated exchange” with his line manager after reporting concerns about the terms of loans to the “Maple 10(...)