Dean Brennan (28), of Casement Park, Finglas, Dublin, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to making a threat to kill or cause serious harm  at McKee Park, Finglas on December 18th, 2014. He also admitted harassment on December 26th, 2014. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A man has been jailed for sending “grossly threatening” text messages to his ex-girlfriend after she started seeing another man. Dean Brennan (28) mad(...)

A man tried to use a large golf umbrella as a weapon in an attempt to rob a bookies after a mugger took his dole money, a court has heard

A man tried to use a large golf umbrella as a weapon in an attempt to rob a bookies after a mugger took his dole money, a court has heard. Niall Flynn(...)

Kerry’s Sheen river is well-known for salmon fishing and a “catch and return” policy exists there.

A scheme by Kerry County Council to take water everyday from the Sheen river near its picturesque salmon leap falls, close to Kenmare, was stopped (...)

 Thomas Pfeiffer (50) was sentenced to three years suspended for abducting and falsely imprisoning an 11-year-old boy.

An academic has been given a three-year suspended prison sentence in the Circuit Criminal Court in Waterford for abducting and falsely imprisoning an (...)

Mrs Justice Susan Denham: chairs the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board

Applications were received from 174 lawyers to fill a single vacancy on the District Court bench last year. The annual report of the Judicial Appointm(...)