Insp Michael Moore was was asked to determine if the letter genuine

A forensic expert has told the trial of a detective accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions that the letter was a “bad qu(...)

After a three-day trial a jury of nine men and three women returned a majority guilty verdict.

A Clare man has been convicted of sexually assaulting a one-year-old baby.The 45-year-old man had pleaded not guilty in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Co(...)

Shane Fitzgerald has pleaded not guilty to the charge of dangerous driving causing the death of Paudie O’Leary on July 1st, 2012.

Pieces of vegetation were attached to the body of a cyclist who, it has been alleged, was “driven” through a hedge into what was described yesterday a(...)

Mark Nash  has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the murder of Sylvia Shields (60) and Mary Callanan (61) between March 6th and March 7th, 1997. Photograph: Collins Courts.

An ex-partner of a man on trial for a 1997 double murder has given evidence that he was a fantasist and “told a lot of lies”.Mark Nash (42) who has la(...)

Lawyers for jailed murderer Daniel McDonnell have brought fresh proceedings claiming the authorities at Wheatfield Prison have failed to act on foot of a High Court judgment

Lawyers for jailed murderer Daniel McDonnell have brought fresh proceedings claiming the authorities at Wheatfield Prison have failed to act on foot o(...)

Judge Nolan agreed to hear the case, ordered a probation report and set a hearing date for May 6th

A convicted man has asked a court to be deregistered as a sex offender in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.The man pleaded guilty in (...)

Dean Lyons, now deceased, was the first person who made an independent admission to the murder of Sylvia Shields (60) and Mary Callanan (61) between March 6th and March 7th, 1997

A former Assistant Garda Commissioner has told a jury how a man who was first charged with the 1997 murder of one woman, but later had the charge with(...)

Patrick Walsh leaving Dublin District Court, after he entered a guilty plea to multiple counts. Photograph: Court Collins

A former Canada Life agent from Limerick has admitted theft of approximately €270,000 from the company.Patrick Walsh, 33, from Camass North, Bruff, Co(...)

A burglar who stole a safe containing €190,000 worth of jewellery which he sold “as scrap” for €500 worth of heroin has been jailed for four years

A burglar who stole a safe containing €190,000 worth of jewellery which he sold “as scrap” for €500 worth of heroin has been jailed for four years.Ger(...)

Graham Dwyer. Sitting with her slight body angled toward the judge’s bench, Gemma Dwyer’s eyes never met those of the man she has known for nearly 20 years. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gemma Dwyer, wife of murder suspect Graham Dwyer, took the stand for less than an hour in the Central Criminal Court. Shoulders hunched, fair h(...)