Professor Marie Cassidy told the court  she carried out a postmortem on the body of Mairead Moran on May 9th, 2014

Kilkenny woman Mairead Moran died after being stabbed multiple times and suffering an injury to her heart that would have caused “fairly rapid collaps(...)

A file image from February 2014 of the then minister for justice Alan Shatter (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said on Friday that Taoiseach Enda Kenny “encouraged him to resign” from his position. Mr Shatter stepped do(...)

Vincent Morgain died in the Mercy University Hospital on September 15th, 2015, following injuries sustained in an assault five days earlier. Image: Google Streetview

A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody for sentence after he pleaded guilty on Thursday to the manslaughter of a homeless man in Cork city las(...)

Dinny McGinley TD and Robert Dowds TD who are set to retire. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leinster House was quiet on Tuesday. An air of calm enveloped the chamber and the corridors. But it was a strange sort of stillness, like that awfu(...)

Andrew Shannon (51) was accused of illegally handling the books which originated in the library of Carton House in Kildare, the historical family seat of the FitzGerald family.

A man has been found guilty of possessing 67 stolen antique books, including an extremely rare King James Bible. Andrew Shannon (51) was accused of(...)

A gun used to kill a man in Dublin had been decommissioned by a British museum, the Central Criminal Court heard today.

A gun used to kill a man in Dublin had been decommissioned by a British museum, the Central Criminal Court heard today. Detective Garda Janette O’N(...)

Carton House in Maynooth, Co Kildare

The trial of a man accused of possessing 67 allegedly stolen antique books, including an extremely rare King James Bible, has finished in evidence. T(...)

The suspect, who is in his 20s and was known to the dead man, was arrested and taken to Carlow Garda station

A man who was arrested in connection with the murder of Marcus “Murt” Brennan in Carlow has been released without charge. Marcus “Murt” Brennan (46) (...)

Grace Tormey (22), of Parnell Street, Sallynoggin, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to aggravated burglary at Rollins Villas, Sallynoggin on November 16th, 2012. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A woman on trial for allegedly assaulting a partially paralysed woman with a wine bottle during an aggravated burglary told gardaí­ she was passing th(...)

Two men have been returned for trial on charges of rape and false imprisonment of a teenage girl following a concert in Cork. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Two men have been returned for trial on charges of rape and false imprisonment of a teenage girl following a concert in Cork in 2014. The two men, ag(...)