Sashi Buti (19) leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. The former Blackrock College rugby player has pleaded guilty to assaulting and robbing a taxi driver in Inchicore following a night out. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A former Blackrock College rugby player who assaulted and robbed a taxi driver to avoid paying a fare will be sentenced June next.Sashi Buti (19) was (...)

A masseur accused of sexually assaulting a client during a massage has claimed he cannot get a fair trial due to the alleged victim’s refusal to identify two men she says also sexually assaulted her. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A masseur accused of sexually assaulting one of his customers during a massage has claimed he cannot get a fair trial and that his prosecution should (...)

Former Fianna Fáil councillor Gary O’Flynn, who pleaded guilty to six counts of mortgage fraud while working as a financial advisor. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has been remanded for sentence after he pleaded guilty to six counts of mortgage fraud while working as a financial ad(...)

The State has withdrawn its case against a water meter installer accused of involvement in an alleged €9 million per year diesel laundering operation. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The State has withdrawn its case against a water meter installer accused of involvement in an alleged €9 million per year diesel laundering operation.(...)

A man has received a three-year suspended sentence for an unprovoked attack on Dublin’s Camden Street. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 26-year-old systems analyst has received a three-year suspended sentence for an unprovoked punch which broke the victim’s nose, sinus bone and left (...)

A man has avoided jail after smashing up a house on seeing ‘graphic’  messages his girlfriend was sending another man. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has avoided jail for going “on a rampage” and smashing up his house after seeing “very graphic” text messages his girlfriend was sending to anot(...)

A man has been jailed for the distribution of herbal cannabis in Ireland following a raid on a Clondalkin house in 2014. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man who previously served five years in the UK for the importation of cocaine has been jailed for the distribution of herbal cannabis in Ireland. Ma(...)

   Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man charged with 50 counts of sexual offences against two young girls will appear again before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in two months. The 51-y(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke, presiding at the Court of Criminal Appeal, said the court would allow the appeal and would hear submissions on whether there should be a retrial on January 15th. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the convictions of two Wexford men who received prison sentences for forging the will of an elderly farmer. L(...)

Row ensued after friends  were drinking in Dublin city centre after  the 2011 Champions League final.

A student who suffered brain injuries and required 41 stitches to the head after an assault on Grafton Street in Dublin has told a court he do(...)