At a first appearance of the accused in Bray District Court on April 9th, Det Sgt Fergus O’Brien gave evidence of arrest

A 38-year-old man charged with the murder of Anne Shortall in Co Wicklow in April has been returned for trial. Roy Webster, with an address at Ashbree(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick. File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An application by former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick to stop his criminal trial going ahead at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court will b(...)

Belfast man Kevin Hannaway has been granted bail by the Special Criminal Court pending his trial for allegedly assisting the IRA

Belfast man Kevin Hannaway has been granted bail by the Special Criminal Court pending his trial for allegedly assisting the IRA. Mr Hannaway (67) and(...)

Sandra Collins aas last seen on December 4th, 2000.

A plaque in memory of 28-year-old Mayo woman Sandra Collins, who disappeared without trace 15 years ago, was unveiled on the pier in the seaside villa(...)

The jury in the trial of Italian man Saverio Bellante, who admitted killing his landlord Tom O’Gorman  found him not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. Photograph: Collins

The sister of Dublin man Tom O’Gorman, who was killed by his tenant in Castleknock last year, has told a court that her brother was “the least viol(...)

Judge John O’Connor warned the pair that the case warranted custodial sentences. Photograph: Getty Images

A youth has been given a six-month custodial sentence for mugging a Scottish tourist in Temple Bar which was described by a judge as “a terrible exper(...)

Seán Fitzpatrick, former Anglo Irish Bank chairman,  has launched a High Court action aimed at preventing his trial before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court from going ahead. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has launched a High Court action aimed at permanently preventing his trial before Dublin Circuit Cri(...)

Judge Martin Nolan, presiding, remanded the five in custody to appear before the court again on August 17th. Photograph: PA

Four men and a woman have appeared before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin on IRA-related charges. The five were arrested on Saturday afternoon as(...)

An application to adjourn the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has been denied. Photograph: Court Collins

The trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick is to proceed in October after an application for adjournment by his defence was denied(...)

The Supreme Court is satisfied  the commencement of  District Court criminal proceedings against Mary Kelly and Declan Buckley was an abuse of process and quashed  summonses taken out by hotelier Patrick Halpin. File photograph: Collins Courts

Dublin hotelier Patrick Halpin’s bid to privately prosecute two employees of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation for alleged deception was motivated(...)