State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is due to carry out a post-mortem examination this morning on the body of a 41-year-old prisoner stabbed to death in Cork Prison yesterday afternoon. Photograph: Alan Betson

State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is due to carry out a post-mortem examination this morning on the body of a 41-year-old prisoner stabbed to death i(...)

Gardaí believe Johnson, who was from West Cork, was stabbed once in the chest with a shank of metal by his assailant after a row broke out.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 41-year-old man has died following a stabbing in Cork Prison on Saturday evening.Graham Johnson, who was serving a five year sentence for robbery an(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

1991: English journalist, Ian Bailey moves to Ireland and settles in West Cork where he meets Welsh artist, Jules Thomas and sets up home with her and(...)

Figures released by the Courts Service show some judges claimed almost €49,000 more than their colleagues at the same level for travel, subsistence and judicial attire and incidental expenses, in a 12-month period.

There are huge variations in the expenses claimed by judges at all levels, according to figures released by the Courts Service. They show that some ju(...)

 Ms Justice Mary Laffoy (left) and Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne, with President Michael D  Higgins, after their appointment to the Supreme Court, leaving vacancies  at the High Court.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Some 149 people applied for a single vacancy on the District Court last year, new figures show. The annual report of the Judicial Appointments Adviso(...)

Thee Irish-Silicon Valley relationship has changed - the balance has shifted.

The Irish-Silicon Valley relationship has changed. On a recent trip out to Silicon Valley for a week, I was struck by this countless times. I’ve been (...)

The Government has nominated two women for appointment to the Circuit and District Courts. The cabinet decided yesterday to nominate Judge Catherine A(...)

Warm tributes were paid today to the longest serving circuit court judge in the country, Judge Patrick Moran, when he retired after nearly 25 years on the bench. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Warm tributes were paid today to the longest serving circuit court judge in the country, Judge Patrick Moran, when he retired after nearly 25 years o(...)

Gardaí had been operating a checkpoint in Ballymacoda on the night in question and they noticed a car approaching the checkpoint and stopping a short distance away at a junction before turning to the left, prompting gardaí to give chase, the court heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Fine Gael councillor and former leader of a policing committee on Cork County Council who panicked and fled from gardaí operating a checkpoint, has (...)

Former priest Patrick Crowley pictured at Cork District Court. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

A former priest who pleaded guilty to abusing two altar boys over 20 years ago yesterday spoke of the shame of being among the most despised people in(...)