Graham Dwyer was jailed for life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Photograph: Collins Courts

The lawyer who helped put murderer Graham Dwyer behind bars for life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara received over €100,000 for his work on the case.F(...)

Desmond Russell, of Rafters Road, Drimnagh, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to demanding money with menaces at a 64-year-old woman’s home on June 15th, 2014. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A Dublin drug addict who was used by “more sinister parties” to demand €5,000 from a woman has received a three-year suspended sentence.Garda Dermot E(...)

Hodges Figgis on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A security guard with Hodges Figgis book shop tied up the store’s manager and robbed the day’s takings after taking “a notion” to rob the place.Paul R(...)

A former republican prisoner who left the country after he was “detected” for the rape and sexual abuse two young girls has had his prison sentence (...)

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy said the case lay at the very top end of seriousness and that it stood just short of the worst conceivable case he had dealt with.

A Co Westmeath man has been jailed for12 years for the sexual assault and attempted rape of his sister.At the time of the attack the 28-year-old man (...)

The Castle Inn pub in Rathfarnham

Five men involved in an argument over a spilled drink a Dublin pub which escalated into a ‘riot’ requiring 20 Garda vehicles have each received three (...)

The Courts of Criminal Justice in Dublin.

A woman who threw her partner’s six-year-old child against a wall and beat him with a mop while she was drunk has received a two and a half year susp(...)

Paul Henry: acquitted of the murder of his mother by reason of insanity

A Roscommon man acquitted of murdering his mother by reason of insanity last year has successfully appealed his acquittal and now faces a retrial.Paul(...)

Marius Gaizutis of Marsh Road, Drogheda, Co Louth: found guilty of murder.

A father-of-five has been found guilty at the Central Criminal Court of the axe murder of a man whose body was found on a Meath beach. Marius Gaizutis(...)

The Soho bar in Cork city where two women were assaulted in February 2014.

Two men are due for sentence on Friday after they were found guilty by a jury of assaulting a woman and her mother outside a Cork city pub over a y(...)