Gardaí on the scene of the incident on Dawson Street in Dublin on December 6th, 2012.

A homeless heroin addict has been sentenced to seven years in prison for killing an acquaintance by knocking him under a bus in Dublin on December 201(...)

Neilus Keogh. Image via YouTube

A Limerick rugby player who lost his professional contract after attacking a man during a poker game has avoided a conviction on condition he pays €10(...)

A man has told a court that he never gave permission to a woman to take over €102,000 from his bank account.

A man has told a court that he never gave permission to a woman to take over €102,000 from his bank account.Sandra Doyle (37) has denied stealing the (...)

The Director of Public Prosecutions appealed  the man’s suspended sentence on grounds that it was unduly lenient. Photograph: Collins

A man who had sex with a 13-year-old girl, having been in a prior relationship with her mother, has had a three-year suspended sentence upheld by the(...)

Gardai on the scene of the incident on Dawson Street in Dublin on December 6th, 2012.

A judge has adjourned the sentencing of a deaf and mute man for the manslaughter of another man who was crushed under a bus in order to establish if a(...)

Top, from left, Constance Markievicz; and the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Bottom, from left, Joseph Plunkett; Alice Milligan; and Thomas MacDonagh.  Main photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

From the early 1900s the development of the Abbey Theatre was accompanied by challenging alternatives, spearheaded by political activists. They inc(...)

Charles de Gaulle with President Éamon de Valera at Áras an Uachtaráin in June 1969, shortly after the former had resigned as president of France. Researchers in Belfast and Lille have traced de Gaulle’s roots to Co Down. Photograph: Jimmy McCormack

Seán McCartan claims only the most tenuous blood tie to “the last great Frenchman”. His 17th century ancestor, Owen McCartan, was the brother of Gen C(...)

A judge has asked a victim of sexual assault to consider meeting her abuser under the Restorative Justice Programme before he passes sentence

A judge has asked a victim of sexual assault to consider meeting her abuser under the Restorative Justice Programme before he passes sentence.The man (...)

A homeless man who killed an acquaintance by knocking him under a Dublin Bus in Dublin city centre a year and a half ago may avoid a jail term.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A homeless man who killed an acquaintance by knocking him under a Dublin Bus in Dublin city centre a year and a half ago may avoid a jail term. Last m(...)

Edward Connors (30) was found guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court following four and a half hours of deliberation and a eight day trial.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A man has been convicted of killing an acquaintance by knocking him under a Dublin Bus in Dublin city centre a year and a half ago.The jury found Edwa(...)