Linda Cullen and Feargha Ni Bhroan with their twin five-year-old children, Tess and Rosa, after voting in Monkstown polling station, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Campaigners for same-sex marriage believe the referendum will be carried on the back of high turnouts in urban centres and massive engagement by yo(...)

Anthony Craig (66) served 28 years in prison before escaping to Ireland, while Michael Anthony Balmer (62) served 27 years in prison before coming to Ireland following his release on licence. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two convicted murderers have lost their appeals against a High Court judgment ordering their extradition to the UK to complete life sentences they beg(...)

A man walks past graffiti, referring to the Boston College project, on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast. Photograph: Reuters

A former loyalist prisoner battling to stop police accessing his interviews with an American university project has been given two weeks to secure a f(...)

The frontage of a premises in Grangegorman in Dublin which has been the site of a squat  for the last two years. The residents of the squat have said they will challenge a court order directing  their arrest. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Squatters at properties in Grangegorman in north Dublin are awaiting receipt of Tuesday’s High Court order directing their arrest before bringing a ca(...)

A boy who suffered injuries in the minutes after his birth at the Coombe Women and Infants Hospital in Dublin has received a final payment of €8.5 million under a settlement of his High Court action. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A boy who suffered injuries in the minutes after his birth at the Coombe Women and Infants Hospital in Dublin has received a final payment of €8.5 mil(...)

A man walks past graffiti on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast, in 2014. photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Supreme Court judges in London have refused to hear an appeal by a former loyalist prisoner seeking to stop police accessing interviews he gave to an (...)

A man jailed for life for the murder of a Brazilian national whose body was discovered in a boghole outside Listowel, Co Kerry, three years ago faces a retrial following a successful appeal against conviction. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man jailed for life for the murder of a Brazilian national whose body was discovered in a boghole outside Listowel, Co Kerry, three years ago faces (...)

Application to review fine imposed on company for health and safety offence was statute barred DPP v Patrick Monaghan (Drogheda) Ltd [2014]IECA 52 (Co(...)

Breifne O’Brien. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has been granted an extension of time to appeal his prison sentence for inducing people to advance millions of euro(...)

Counsel for the DPP said Howard did not ask for his solicitor to be present at any time during questioning. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has been asked to hold that a man jailed for a “brutal” double murder in 2010 was entitled to have his solicitor present during Ga(...)