Paul Horgan was brought before Cork District Court this morning charged with the murder of his mother Marian (61) at the family home at Murmont Avenue, Montenotte . Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 25-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with the murder of his mother in Cork city earlier this week. Paul Horgan was bro(...)

Oireachtas Banking Inquiry: Reprt was not fit for purpose, according to many of the 11 committee members, who wanted to rip it up and start again.

“The real strength of the inquiry is its ability not just to look at one document in isolation but to draw together the different strands from various(...)

At Ennis District Court, Judge Patrick Durcan dismissed the cases as a result of the High Court judgment in September which ruled the results of alcohol breath tests must be supplied in English and Irish to suspected drink-drivers, in a case relating to a Romanian national.

Fifteen motorists accused of drink-driving, including one driver facing two drink-driving charges, had their cases dismissed by a District Court judge(...)

Three men were arrested in Kingscourt, Co Cavan, after gardaí foiled a robbery at a business premises on Main Street in the town.

Two men have been charged for an incident at Kingscourt, Co Cavan, when gardaí foiled a robbery at a business premises on Main Street in the town. Gar(...)

Fr Kevin Reynolds meeting with parishioners after Mass after he was welcomed back to his ministry in Saint Cuan’s Church in Ahascragh in 2011. It was fortunate for him that DNA testing cleared his name. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

It is amazing that commentators are declaring that the publication of allegations against Pat Carey marks a new low in journalism. Does no one remembe(...)

Brian Meehan (47), from Crumlin, is serving a life sentence having being convicted by the Special Criminal Court in  1999 of the murder of Veronica  Guerin in June 1996. He was also jailed on drugs and firearms charges. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for murdering journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage(...)

Brian Meehan: has applied to quash his 1999 murder conviction on the basis of alleged new or newly discovered facts.  File Photograph:  Collins

A man jailed for life for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin has moved to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice. Brian Meehan (4(...)

Senator David Norris: “It is a very serious charge and was leaked, I presume, by the Garda . . . it is very shocking stuff’’

Senators have strongly condemned the publication of a newspaper article on a Garda investigation into alleged abuse by a former minister. Independent(...)

Eugene Maher, a father of two, was knocked off his bike while cycling in the Clontarf area on June 30th, 2015. Photograph via Twitter

The Dublin man sustained fatal head injuries after he was knocked off his bicycle in a suspected hit and run, an inquest heard. Eugene Maher (62) fro(...)

Gareth O’Connor died in St James’s Hospital, Dublin, after receiving a head wound in an altercation in Cows’ Lane, Temple Bar. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The victim of a violent assault in Dublin city centre died due bleeding on the brain, an inquest has heard. Gareth O’Connor (27) of Wheatfield Close,(...)