The judge called it a ‘nasty and mean’ offence and noted that it must have been difficult for the women to make a complainant to gardaí because what they were doing was unlawful. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A judge has rejected a State application to confiscate the “hard earned” income of two prostitutes which was stolen and later recovered. Judge Patric(...)

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 (...)

Tiarnan O’Mahoney was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Patrick McCartan at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in July, 2015. Photograph: Collins

Appeals against the convictions of two former Anglo Irish Bank officials have begun at the Court of Appeal in Dublin. Tiarnan O’Mahoney, former chief(...)

 Amy McAuley (26), of Ledwith Hall, Slane pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to stealing  from Nordzucker Ireland Ltd, Arena House, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman stole €132,000 from a sugar distribution firm to repay €90,000 she had taken from a previous employer to help her family, a court has h(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank official Bernard Daly outside  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in July. Photograph: Court Collins.

An ex-Anglo Irish Bank official jailed for conspiring to conceal bank accounts from the Revenue Commissioners has been refused bail for a second time (...)

A file image from 2011 shows fire-fighters from Kildare Fire Station trying to control an underground fire at the landfill site at Kerdiffstown, Naas. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Locals have described the “stomach churning” smells emanating from a landfill near Naas, which a Dublin company was fined €20 million for “nuisance od(...)

File photograph of the Kerdiffstown landfill, Naas, Co Kildare. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A Dublin company has been fined €20 million for causing pollution and “nuisance odours” at a landfill near Naas. Jenzsoph Ltd, with a registered addre(...)

Bernard Daly was found guilty of giving false information to the Revenue Commissioners in November 2003. Photograph: Collins

An application for bail pending appeal by one of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials jailed last July, has been rejected by the Court of Appeal. B(...)

Judge Patrick McCartan outside Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Judge Patrick McCartan (62) was best known in the earlier part of his career as a left-wing politician and as principal of a prominent criminal law pr(...)

Bernard Daly  was sentenced to two years. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov

Three former executives of Anglo Irish Bank have become the first bankers to go to jail in Ireland since the economic crisis broke. Former chief opera(...)