A Limerick teenager who parked his car across two disabled parking spaces has been accused by a judge of breathtaking arrogance and a “lack of human f(...)

Peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy arriving at Mill Street Garda station in Galway today.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Artist and peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy is serving another prison sentence over her opposition to the use of Shannon airport by the US military.Ms(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan said: “What is truly shocking is here we have a child being paid money by the [Department of Social Protection] of a very considerable amount from the age of 16 to enable him to fund his drug habit.”

A judge has said that the weekly disability payment of €188 from the Department of Social Protection to a child since the age of 16 has enabled the bo(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan
 refused bail and
 at Ennis District Court remanded  Gediminas Zigmantas in custody to appear in court next Wednesday
, June 25th
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An unemployed mechanic has appeared in court accused of robbing three escorts at hotel rooms in the west of Ireland over a seven-month period. At Enn(...)

Speed cameras: problems related to private operator GoSafe were linked to “process matters”. Photograph: Frank Miller

An Garda Síochána believes the legislation used to prosecute motorists in the courts for speeding offences is “sound”, despite(...)

The GoSafe consortium secured the €80 million Garda Síochána contract to operate the network of speed camera vans. Photograph: David Chadwick/Getty Images

A judge yesterday described the failure of a private firm operating speed camera vans to successfully prosecu(...)

Castlebar goalkeeper Ciaran Naughton saves from Ciaran Dorney of St Vincent’s during the AIB  All-Ireland Senior Club Football Final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

St Vincent’s 4-12 Castlebar Mitchels 2-11: Led by a dominant performance from Dia(...)

At Ennis District Court, Garda Michael Daniels described  pre-Christmas panic at  Ennis shopping centre, adding the centre was placed in lockdown mode as two families confronted each other in the  main foyer a week before Christmas 2013. Photograph: Reuters

Wheelchair users and elderly citizens were caught up in the cross-fire at a busy Ennis shopping mall as bottles of wine from Tesco were thrown(...)

Margaretta D’Arcy, who was arrested on January 15th and taken to Limerick prison to serve a three-month sentence for illegal incursion on to the runway at Shannon Airport in 2012. She was transferred to Dóchas women’s prison at Mountjoy in Dublin last month. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Activist Margaretta D’Arcy (79) is to be released from prison on March 22nd, where she has been serving a sentence for refusing t(...)

Som Chanh at Ennis Court yesterday in connection with an incident aboard a flight which had been  travelling from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Montreal when it diverted to Shannon on Monday.

A 55-year-old French man is to plead guilty to all air rage related charges that resulted in a transatlantic flight diverting to Shannon on Mon(...)