At Cork Circuit Criminal Court, Judge David Riordan noted  Niall Fitzpatrick’s latest crime  came 
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 view from Dalkey Avenue in south Dublin.

A Dalkey housewife “and her associates” forcibly removed a couple from the house they had rented from her in what the tenants described as a “horrendo(...)