Former Anglo Irish Bank company secretary Bernard Daly (left) and former chief operations officer Tiernan O’Mahoney. They  were jailed in July for conspiracy to falsify bank records and defraud the Revenue Commissioners, and are appealing their convictions and the length of their sentences. Photographs: Collins Courts/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal must assume the jury abided by the directions of the trial judge in the case against three former Anglo Irish Bank officials, the (...)

Counsel for the prosecution said at Dublin Central Criminal Court the plea of insanity is not contested and read a statement made by the elderly woman in which she described the close relationship she had with her grandson. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man with schizophrenia launched a knife attack on his then 88-year-old grandmother, who was described as the “person he loves most in the world”, du(...)

The jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank (from left), Aoife Maguire, Tiernan O’Mahony and Bernard Daly, has retired to consider its verdict.

The jury in the trial of three former officials of Anglo Irish Bank has retired to consider its verdict. Earlier, during his charge to the jury, tria(...)

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 (...)

Several changes were made to the name and address details on the account of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick on the bank’s internal record system, a trial has heard. Photograph: Courts Collins

Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of hiding bogus off-shore accounts in an alleged tax evasion scheme were involved in helping Revenue i(...)

Former head of treasury at Anglo Irish Bank Tiernan O’Mahoney (right), who appeared in court today charged with alleged offences, accompanied by his solicitor Michael Staines. Photograph: Collins

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Tiarnan O’Mahoney has appeared at the Dublin District Court on four charges related to alleged tax offences.The cour(...)

 Joe Schmidt, the former Leinster and current Irish rugby coach, poses for a photograph with the Heineken Cup. A report on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events was published by an Oireachtas Committee today. Photograph: INPHO/Billy Stickland.

A ban on alcohol sponsorship of sporting events should not be countenanced unless other European countries were prepared to follow suit, an Oireachtas(...)