What was revealed during the murder trial of Graham Dwyer (centre) was a person with a dark and twisted mind, and a sex scene that had allowed him to prey on vulnerable women. File photograph: Collins Courts

Everyone’s normal shifted during the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O’Hara earlier in 2015. Over the course of 46 days, the facade o(...)

A man who lured two girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has had an appeal against his sentence dismissed.

A man who lured two girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has ha(...)

Gary Campion: jailed for murders  in Limerick of  Brian Fitzgerald  and  Frank Ryan. File Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

A two-time murderer given two life sentences in separate Central Criminal Court trials has had the second of his two convictions confirmed by(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A garda who was awarded a Scott medal for bravery in disarming a gunman has been awarded €50,000 damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. M(...)

John Prendiville (50) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to sexually assaulting a 14-yera-old  boy at a B&B in Co Kerry on May 12th, 2012.

The Court of Appeal has spoken of society’s need to rehabilitate sex offenders in the case of a man jailed for sexually assaulting a vulnerable 14-yea(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham and Justice John MacMenamin at the funeral of Judge Paul Carney at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook on Tuesday.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The life of Mr Justice Paul Carney, an “excellent” lawyer , “very fair” judge and “very private” man, was “immersed in the law”, the late judge’s fun(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney, who has died aged 72: he was held in great affection by colleagues and members of the Bar. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

The death of Paul Carney, just a few months since his reluctant retirement from the Central Criminal Court, means the legal world has lost one of its (...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney retired from the bench last April after a legal career spanning five decades, including some 25 years service as a judge of the High Court. Photograph: Eric Luke

Mr Justice Paul Carney, who died today, retired from the bench last April after a legal career spanning five decades, including some 25 years (...)

The two men were 16 and 18 at the time of the crime. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two men jailed for the attempted rape of a 31-year-old woman in a van, which had a mattress in the back, after she was separated from friends on a nig(...)

Anna Kirk, a daughter of the late Vera Vollrath, asked why it had taken so long for the inquest into her mother’s death at a Co Waterford nursing home to take place. File photograph: Collins Courts.

The inquest into the death of an elderly woman who died in a Co Waterford nursing home has found that suffocation by smothering with a pillow was the (...)