Called to the bar in 1966 and to the inner bar in 1980, Mr Justice Carney   is the presiding judge of the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland’s most senior criminal law judge Mr Justice Paul Carney will retire from the bench next month following almost a quarter of a century in the (...)

The victim  met a social worker who told her that a Garda would not do the things Idress was doing. As a result she contacted gardaí and they arrested him

A man has been sentenced to two years for impersonating a member of the Garda and demanding money from a woman working as an escort. Bilal Idrees (24)(...)

A jury found the man (48)  guilty of eight counts of rape and 17 counts of sexual assault of the child between October 1998 and April 2003.

A Co Clare resident who began sexually abusing his Limerick niece from the age of six has been jailed for 15 years at the Central Criminal Court.The 4(...)

A man jailed for life for the murder Gareth Brosnan-Grant in Limerick seven years ago has lost an appeal against conviction.Greg Crawford (27), of St (...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney remanded the man in continuing custody for sentence next Monday.

A Co Clare resident who began sexually abusing his Limerick niece from the age of six will be sentenced next week at the Central Criminal Court. The 4(...)

 Kevin Moran outside the Central Criminal Court last week. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man has been found not guilty of the murder but guilty of the manslaughter of an archaeologist in Co Cavan 18 months ago. Kevin Moran (...)

 Kevin Moran outside the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man has gone on trial charged with the murder of another man in Cootehill, Co Cavan 18 months ago.Kevin Moran (30) of Lodgeview, Coothill, Co(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara: shot dead in Tallaght in February 2012.

A man serving a life sentence for the murder of teenager Melanie McCarthy McNamara has brought a High Court challenge to his 23-hour daily lock-up reg(...)

A life sentence has been handed down to a man for murdering his wife in their home in Dundalk three years ago.Michael McDonagh (36) of College Manor, (...)

A man is seeking to appeal a conviction for raping his eight-year-old daughter, an offence for which he was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

A man is seeking to appeal a conviction for raping his eight-year-old daughter, an offence for which he was sentenced to 12 years in prison.The 46-yea(...)