Mr Justice Sheehan said in the Central Criminal Court yesterday he accepted Quentin Monaghan did not intend to kill or cause serious harm but said his actions were “reckless”

Two men have been sentenced for their part in the killing of a man in Co Kildare last year.Last week Darren Wynne (21) was sentenced to life in prison(...)

Marioara Rostas: was just two weeks in Ireland, after arriving from very poor circumstances in Romania, when she was abducted in 2008.

Alan Wilson has been found not guilty of murdering Marioara Rostas (18) in Dublin six years ago. The teenager died of four gunshot wounds to her head (...)

 Marioara Rostas (18): her body was found    in a shallow grave in the Dublin mountains

The jury will begin deliberating at the Central Criminal Court this morning in the trial of a Dublin man charged with murdering teenager Marioara Rost(...)

Marioara Rostas (18): her body was found buried in a shallow grave in the Dublin mountains four years after she disappeared

The lawyer for the Dublin man charged with murdering teenager Marioara Rostas has said the jury got a “master class in perjury” from the State’s main (...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney sitting at the beginning of the Dean Crinnion murder trial at the Central Criminal Court in Cork yesterday. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A man has denied a charge of murdering a father of two who was fatally stabbed during a dispute between two factions at a pub in Cork. Dean Crinnion (...)

Vera McGrath at Dublin Central Criminal Court today, where she received an 18-month sentence. Photograph: Collins

A 65-year-old woman has been sentenced to 18 months for helping her husband’s killer dispose of his body in Co Westmeath almost thirty years ago.But V(...)

Celyn Eadon of Derrycrieve, Islandeady, Castlebar has been jailed for life for killing   mother.

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his mother at their Mayo home while he was high on drugs.Celyn Eadon stabbed Nóir(...)

Gardai at the junction of Cardiffsbridge Road and Tolka Valley road where Maurice Martin was found fatally injured in June 2009.   File Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A mother-of-one who cleaned up the scene of a murder carried out by a “recidivist criminal” has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.Siobhan Whitaker(...)

Luke Wilson was shot in the arm, neck and face but escaped death because the gun jammed twice.

A Dublin man has been given a 20-year sentence for the attempted murder of his lifelong friend.Patrick McCann (20) of Decies Road, Ballyfermot pleaded(...)

File photograph of Greta Dudko, of Station Court Hall, Clonsilla, Dublin who has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Anna Butautiene (56)  on December 24th, 2010.Photogrpah: Paddy Cummins/Collins Courts

A nurse accused of murdering her mother on Christmas Eve 2010 is to face a retrial at the Central Criminal Court next year.Earlier this month, Lithuan(...)