Peter Fitzpatrick: said he  could not have proceeded with the deal without his chief executive’s approval

A former bank executive has denied that he was on a solo run in executing an allegedly back-to-back €1 billion deal with Anglo Irish Bank, a court has(...)

David Mahon (45) of Ongar Village in Consilla, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Thursday with his wife Audrey where he is on trial charged with the murder of Audrey’s son, Dean Fitzpatrick in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The jury in the trial of David Mahon for the alleged murder of his stepson Dean Fitzpatrick in Dublin three years ago will resume its deliberations at(...)

 Former assistant manager at AIB in Clondalkin, Owen Travers (61) with an address at Glen Easton Square, Leixlip, Co Kildare, leaving the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where he pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers. Photograph: Collins Courts

A “respected and trusted” Dublin assistant bank manager who stole more than €127,000 from customers who were also his friends will be sentenced in Jul(...)

Bill Kenneally was sentenced to 14 years and two months in jail after he pleaded guilty to 10 sample counts of indecent assault on 10 boys between October 31st, 1984 and December 31st, 1987. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A former sports coach has lodged an appeal against a 14-year jail term handed down to him after he pleaded guilty to sexually abusing 10 boys in Water(...)

Justice Patrick McCarthy said the offences fell into the ‘wholly exceptional’ category of rape offences which deserve a life sentence. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A convicted paedophile has been given eight life sentences for raping his girlfriend before breaking into her mother’s house and raping her three day(...)

The judge at the High Court ruled the man had no right under the Constitution to receive the pension while in prison. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A convicted rapist has lost his High Court challenge to the constitutionality of a law which prevents prisoners who are more than 65 years old receivi(...)

A woman walked free from court on Thursday after the family of a motorcyclist she killed while out driving urged the judge not to jail her.

A woman walked free from court on Thursday after the family of a motorcyclist she killed while out driving urged the judge not to jail her. Jennifer (...)

Shane O’ Farrell,  who died in a hit-and-run  outside Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan on August 2nd, 2011. Photograph: Collins Courts

A mother who sued for nervous shock after her son died following a hit-and-run in Co Monaghan has settled her High Court action. Law student Shane O’(...)

 Deputy State Pathologist Dr Michael Curtis outside  the Central Criminal Court in Dublin  where he gave evidence in the trial of David Mahon. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

The stepfather of missing teenager Amy Fitzpatrick told gardaí that her brother had walked into the knife he was holding, his murder trial has heard. (...)

The judge said the complainant had read her victim impact report with ‘great dignity.’

A Cork man who raped and sexually assaulted his niece has been jailed for four years at the Central Criminal Court. Last month the 55-year-old man,(...)