David Byrne: list of convictions was minimal but he was regarded as a significant gangland figure by gardaí. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

The man murdered by a six-strong gang during a shooting attack at a packed boxing event in north Dublin’s Regency Hotel had escaped serious convictio(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has defended Thomas “Slab” Murphy, the Co Louth man who was convicted this week on nine charges of tax evasion. In a sta(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court: the court was “satisfied beyond reasonable doubt” Murphy was guilty on all of the indictment’s counts. Photograph: Collins Courts

On the 13th day of the trial for tax evasion of Thomas “Slab” Murphy, his defence counsel, John Kearney QC, apologised to the court. “You didn’t wande(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy after appearing in court in  2007: Murphy was once described as “a good republican” by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy has been found guilty of tax evasion by the Special Criminal Court for failing to furnish tax returns for ne(...)

Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy is being prosecuted on foot of an investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Photograph: Collins Courts

The trial at the Special Criminal Court of the prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy for alleged tax evasion has heard evidence from a Revenue Ins(...)

 Thomas “Slab” Murphy, who  has pleaded not guilty to tax offences related to  the years 1996/97 to 2004, outside the Special Criminal Court, Dublin, November 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

A forensic accountant working with the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) conducted an objective analysis of documents found in a shed on the Border, the Sp(...)

Denis  O’Brien: claims PR firm Red Flag Consulting is involved in a conspiracy against him. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

A speech by Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney that has emerged as the central focus of businessman Denis O’Brien’s legal action against a Dublin public (...)

Jim Kennedy, owner of Jackson Way Properties. Photograph: Collins

A company of businessman Jim Kennedy has been refused an order that it be paid a €12.8 million arbitrator’s award made as compensation for land needed(...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy.

A company of businessman Jim Kennedy wants a court order directing it be immediately paid a €12.8m arbitrator’s award made to it in 2003 as compensati(...)

Eamonn Maloney (Labour): introduced  Private Member’s legislation allowing for the sale of criminal assets in two years rather than the current seven years.

Money obtained by the Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) should be used to fund Garda resources in investigating major crime, Labour TD Eamonn Maloney told (...)