A cyclist used a key to assault a Spanish tourist after a row over cycling on the footpath, a court has heard. Karl Manning (41) of North Great Charle(...)

Over the course of 20 years as a taxi driver David Ryan has been abused, attacked and assaulted. And in 2010 a man smashed him in the face with a can in order to avoid paying, said his defending counsel. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A taxi driver who “snapped” and ran down a passenger who bolted without paying the fare has been given a suspended sentence and disqualified from dri(...)

The jury found Dermot Griffin (54) of Ballyfermot Road guilty following a 13-day trial. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A man has been found guilty of setting a children’s makeshift den on fire causing the death of a boy more than 13 years ago. Stephen Hughes was 12 yea(...)

Man  convicted of threatening to kill garda   at the Bridewell Garda Station. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man who threatened to rape and kill a garda, shoot her colleague and blow them both up has been jailed for two years.Thomas Delaney (43) told the g(...)

Accused has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the manslaughter.

A man has been accused of setting fire to a makeshift den and causing the death of a 12- year-old boy trapped inside over a decade ago.Dermot Griffin (...)

A man has been accused of setting fire to a makeshift den and causing the death of a 12-year-old boy trapped inside over a decade ago.Dermot Griffin ((...)

The Board of Limerick City of Culture this evening confirmed the appointment of Mike Fitzpatrick as Director. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Internationally renowned curator Mike Fitzpatrick has been appointed director of the Board of Limerick City of Culture. The head of Limer(...)

Garda Paul Caffrey was a spectator at the game.

Former Dublin county manager Garda Paul Caffrey told a former player it would be a “good idea” to apologise after an alleged assault that took plac(...)

 French Theatre company, Royal De Luxe,  performing street theatre  on the streets of London.   Photograph:  Jim Dyson/Getty Images

An internationally renowned street theatre company whose planned booking was at the centre of tensions which led to the resignation of the Limerick Ci(...)

‘We delivered’: Karl Wallace at Siama Tire in Tralee, of which he was director from 2008 to 2013. Photograph:  Eamonn Keogh/MacMonagle

There’s a telling feature in the preview catalogue for this year’s Limerick City of Culture celebrations. The glossy brochure opens with a message (...)