George Gibney: a judicial review prevented the case from proceeding due to the length of time elapsed since the alleged incidents took place

A Garda detective superintendent has been appointed by Assistant Garda Commissioner John Twomey to engage in a fact-finding mission in relation to th(...)

Dutch Supertrawler ‘Annelies Ilena’. It was among a fleet of Dutch vessels working some 100 nautical miles northwest of Tory Island when approached by a joint Naval Service/Sea Fisheries Protection Agency patrol on November 22nd, 2013.

The 922nd boarding by a Naval Service fishery patrol in 2013 could have been a routine affair, but for the vessel’s size and history.The 144-metre Dut(...)

Daniel Johnson pleaded guilty at the February sitting of Cahersiveen District Court to two counts – of unlawfully cultivating cannabis and unlawfully possessing cannabis on September 18th, 2013.

A man whose tomato plants “miraculously converted themselves” into cannabis plants has been given an eight-month sentence, suspended for two years, on(...)

An Irish Water protester charged with obstructing the company from exercising its powers has had his case struck out.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A judge has struck out a case brought against a protester who was charged with obstructing Irish Water in Dublin. Stephen Bennett (44), of Pearse Gree(...)

A detective garda is seeking a High Court ruling on the validity of Ireland’s data retention laws. Photograph: Thinkstock

A detective garda is seeking a High Court ruling on the validity of Ireland’s data retention laws in a bid to halt his trial for giving false statemen(...)

File photograph of Muhammad Hassan Khan who was found dead in an apartment.

A Dublin woman accused of the murder of her two-year-old son has been returned for trial to the Central Criminal Court. Hazel Waters (46), of Ridge Ha(...)

A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws was played at the wrong moment to his jury and seven words “slipped in” which prejudiced him.

A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws w(...)

Alan Kilmartin (35), of Davitt Terrace, Cloughleigh, Ennis, Co Clare, pleaded guilty at Ennis Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to a woman at Acha Bhaile, Lahinch Road, Ennis on March 2nd, 2012.

A security guard of a ghost estate, who attacked a woman unprovoked in her home, has been sentenced to two years in in prison following a finding by t(...)

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission is examining the circumstances behind the collision on Saturday involving a garda car and two other vehicles.

An off-duty garda was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a road crash involving three vehicles in Co Monaghan left three people hospitalised(...)

Imprisonment for a knife attack did not depart enough from the norm to render the sentence unduly lenient. DPP vs Howe, IECA 43 (Court of Appeal, Hoga(...)