Saverio Bellante told gardaí ‘I am guilty’ when charged with killing Tom O’Gorman at house in Castleknock

One of three siblings, Saverio Bellante was born on July 7th, 1979, in Palermo on the Italian island of Sicily. On Friday, Bellante was found not gui(...)

A 32-year-old man with schizophrenia has been found not guilty of murdering his mother by reason of insanity.Niall Stapleton of Glebe Lodge, Kilfane, (...)

A 32-year-old man has gone on trial charged with murdering his mother at their Co Kilkenny home last year. Photograph: Frank Miller

A murder trial has heard that a man with schizophrenia thought his mother had been replaced by an impostor when he killed her at their Co Kilkenny hom(...)

Dave* is one of the Samaritans-trained ‘listeners’ in Dublin’s Wheatfield Prison, who counsel other prisoners about mental health issues: ‘Prison is so fake . . . The listeners let you take off your mask.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Peter* was just 17 when he first entered solitary confinement. “I had 30 days of my sentence left – I will never forget it – and I got into a fight. B(...)