Seán FitzPatrick arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin for an earlier hearing. Photograph: The Irish Times

Legal argument is continuing at the Circuit Criminal Court in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick. The jury, which has not (...)

The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick is continuing before the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins  Courts.

The jury in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick will not now begin hearing evidence before next Tuesday at the earliest. Le(...)

The jury in the trial of Mark Nash for the murder of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callanan in 1997 has resumed deliberations at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering two women 18 years ago will continue its deliberations on Monday. Five women and six men are delib(...)

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of Richard Higgins (45) who was given a mandatory life sentence after having been found guilty of  murdering his neighbour outside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of a man jailed for life for murdering his neighbour outside his home.Richard Higgins (45), of N(...)

Architect Graham Dwyer, of Kerrymount Close in Foxrock, Co Dublin, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Elaine O’Hara in 2012. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The judge in the trial of Graham Dwyer for the alleged murder of Elaine O’Hara has told the jury if they are not satisfied that phones alleged to have(...)

A Cork man (34) has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to  the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in the city. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old Cork man has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Cork city last(...)

The jury in the trial of William Moran (20),  charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy, has heard that gardaí were provided with a clip from the film American History X. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The jury in the trial of a Waterford man charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy has heard that gardaí were provided with a clip from the film A(...)

The Court of Appeal has found that a man’s suspended  sentence  for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sister was ‘unduly lenient’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has found that a wholly suspended seven year sentence imposed on a man for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sis(...)

The jury in the trial for the murder of Martin Brophy in Waterford has seen photographs of swelling on the hands of the accused, taken the same week Mr Brophy’s body was discovered. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A jury in the trial of a Waterford man charged with murdering Martin Brophy have been shown photographs of swelling on the accused’s hands taken on th(...)

Witness Emer McShea at Dublin Central Criminal Court where she gave evidence at the trial of Graham Dwyer. Photograph: Court Collins.

A former partner of murder accused Graham Dwyer has said he took a kitchen knife into their bedroom during sex and pretended to stab her.Emer McShea h(...)