A Cork teenager who died in a freak accident after becoming trapped in railings suffered a heart attack, an inquest has heard.Leon Connon (14) from Th(...)

 Ian Bailey and his partner Jules Thomas   leaving the Four Courts today, Mr Bailey’s seventh day under cross-examination by Luán Ó Braonáin SC, who is acting for the State. Photograph: Collins

Ian Bailey spent a seventh day under cross-examination by Luán Ó Braonáin SC, who is acting for the State.The court was read two statements by James M(...)

The court heard about  various writings by Ian Bailey, including  a shorthand note of the lyrics of the Eagles’ song Desperado. Photograph: Courts Collins

Ian Bailey has denied before the High Court he asked another man whether he knew about “the murder in Schull” before telling the man, with a smirk:(...)

Ian Bailey denies a claim that he admitted his involvement in the murder of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier during a conversation in a Schull pub. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Journalist Ian Bailey has denied before the High Court that he asked another man whether he knew about “the murder in Schull” and then told the man, “(...)

Judgments: key cases in brief

Arguments regarding legality of seizure of drugs parcel should have proceeded to trial. DPP vs Lawel (2014) IECCA 33 (Court of Criminal Appeal, MacMen(...)

US authorties are seeking the extradition of Eric Eoin Marques. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

The State has accepted that an Irish man, alleged by an FBI agent to be “the largest facilitator of child porn in the world”, is entitled to a High Co(...)

U2 drummer  Larry Mullen. File Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A man accused of trespassing at the home of U2 drummer Larry Mullen has been remanded on bail pending directions from the Director of Public Prosecuti(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton today said a witness statement provided by an employee of his department who investigated tax evasion claims linked to senior politicians and others has been forwarded to the relevant authorities. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton is to meet the senior official in his department who has alleged tax evasion involving sen(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton: said gardaí had publicly stated that the matters were investigated. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A Labour member of the Dáil Public Accounts Committee has called on the Revenue Commissioners to state publicly if allegations of tax evasion involvin(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton. Mr Kenny today said Mr Bruton’s department had not been in contact with  current Attorney General Maire Whelan about a report containing allegations of tax evasion by senior politicians and others since she was appointed in 2011.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation has not been in contact with Attorney General Máire Whelan about a file containing allegations of ta(...)