Irish Navy ship LE Niamh with the yacht Makayabella in the foreground. Photograph: PA

A yacht at the centre of one of Ireland’s biggest ever drugs seizure is due to go for auction later this year and could fetch up to €100,000, accordin(...)

Brian Bobey (61),  is accused of stealing sums of money, property of the Department of Social Protection, at Errigal Road Post Office in Drimnagh in Dublin between 1997 and 2013. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Dublin man is to face trial accused of stealing about €160,000 by fraudulently drawing his dead mother’s pension for 16 years. Brian Bobey (61), app(...)

The State is seeking to surrender Eric Eoin Marques to US authorities, while Mr Marques is seeking a judicial review of the Director of Public Prosecutions’ decision not to prosecute him in this country.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

High Court proceedings involving an Irishman whom the FBI claims is the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world” will resume in three weeks’ t(...)

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail. Dublin man Mic(...)

The trial will start on March 7th next in the Old Bailey in London.

The trial of a doctor and two nurses on charges on manslaughter over the death of an African woman living in Ireland after she had an abortion at Lond(...)

Have you heard who is on The Irish Times Women’s Power List?

All of the women on the BBC programme’s list, which was released this week, “have an exceptionally large impact on our lives, not just because of t(...)

 The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials continues   at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

Monies were transferred from accounts connected to the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, Sean FitzPatrick, into a staff loan account for a few days at (...)

Photograph from February 2008 of Real IRA leader Michael McKevitt. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The news that a number of TDs are supporting the release from prison of Michael McKevitt as he recovers from surgery prompted some different reactions(...)

 A file photo  showing the Fifa logo at the Fifa headquarters in Zurich. Photograph: EPA

The US has asked Switzerland to extradite seven Fifa officials who were arrested in May as part of an investigation into alleged corruption, the Swiss(...)

A robber who pointed a replica gun at a garda’s head and threatened to shoot him while the officer was restraining his accomplice has been jailed for (...)