Judge Martin Nolan: Judge Martin Nolan said he wants a report from the prison authorities on how Patrick Browne would adapt to prison life considering his medical problems.

A man who stabbed his victim seven times over a cigarette lighter, leaving him with a punctured lung, has been remanded in custody for two months pend(...)

Two Dublin men who “stomped” on the head of their victim while he was lying on the ground, leaving him with a serious head injury, have avoided a jail(...)

Judge  Mary Ellen Ring said the lack of detention places for young people meant a young offender had built up a justifiable sense that there is no fear of punishment of the court’s authority.

A judge has said the lack of spaces in a youth detention facility is making a mockery of the court.Judge Mary Ellen Ring was commenting in a case bef(...)