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A murder trial has heard that a man with schizophrenia thought his mother had been replaced by an impostor when he killed her at their Co Kilkenny hom(...)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