Gerry Bourke  and Liam Heffernan  both pleaded not guilty to the charges which are alleged to have occurred at a Shell compound at Aughoose, Pullathomas in north Mayo on June 23rd, 2013. Stephen Hird/Reuters

Two protesters opposed to the Corrib gas project in north Mayo have gone on trial in Castlebar where they are both accused of violent disorder and cri(...)

A 59-year-old homeless man died as a result of asphyxia and lack of oxygen after ending up head first in a refuse chute in an apartment complex in Cork, a murder trial has been told

A 59-year-old homeless man died as a result of asphyxia and lack of oxygen after ending up head first in a refuse chute in an apartment complex in Cor(...)

At Cork Circuit Criminal Court, Judge David Riordan noted  Niall Fitzpatrick’s latest crime  came 
twenty
20 years on from the first armed robbery conviction. Photograph: Alan Betson

A 47-year-old man, with previous convictions for armed robbery, has been sentenced to 14 years in jail after being caught with a loaded shotgun outsid(...)

The Special Criminal Court has found that John Dundon was responsible for the killing of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick almost five years ago.

John Dundon has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick almost five years ago.The Special Criminal(...)

John Dundon: arriving at Dublin Special Criminal Court yesterday morning.  He pleaded not guilty to murder.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The State’s key witness in the trial of Limerick man John Dundon for the shooting dead of rugby player Shane Geoghegan has rejected suggestions she h(...)