The 39-year-old man told gardaí that he was frustrated and could have targeted anyone, but he happened to have this woman’s details. Photograph: Frank Miller

A Dublin man who sent a former colleague a threatening text message and an image of a dismembered doll as part of his “rape fantasy” has been jailed f(...)

Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley: granted the ex parte (one side only) application for leave for judicial review and returned the matter to later this month

The Child and Family Agency is challenging a judge’s decision directing it to place a child in the care of her parents after finding the child had be(...)

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased.

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence incr(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham today said the Court of Criminal Appeal was of the view that the offence was of the ‘utmost gravity.’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A recidivist burglar who assaulted and threatened to kill a 97-year-old woman in her home has had his six-year jail term increased by four years after(...)