Thomas Howard, Listowel, Co Kerry appearing at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday morning in relation to the false imprisonment of three people at Sixmilebridge on Thursday

A farm labourer told a Garda “I’m guilty” when charged with three counts of false imprisonment in the grounds of a country house at Sixmilebridge last(...)

Brian Bobey (61),  is accused of stealing sums of money, property of the Department of Social Protection, at Errigal Road Post Office in Drimnagh in Dublin between 1997 and 2013. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Dublin man is to face trial accused of stealing about €160,000 by fraudulently drawing his dead mother’s pension for 16 years. Brian Bobey (61), app(...)

The State is seeking to surrender Eric Eoin Marques to US authorities, while Mr Marques is seeking a judicial review of the Director of Public Prosecutions’ decision not to prosecute him in this country.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

High Court proceedings involving an Irishman whom the FBI claims is the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world” will resume in three weeks’ t(...)

Accused was charged with entering a building as a trespasser with intent to commit sexual assault on a  female (73) last December. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

Anne Lucey in Kenmare A 23-year-old man who was charged with entering a building in Co Kerry as a trespasser with intent to commit sexual assault on (...)

The scene at Deepark, Sixmilebridge, Co Clare Photograph: Press 22

A 50-year-old man is due before a special court sitting in Ennis on Saturday morning following an incident where three people were allegedly held up b(...)

Sandra Higgins (34) of The Beeches, Drumgola Wood, Cavan town, denies the charge. Photograph: Court Collins.

A child-minder is to go on trial for a second time next May accused of causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby. Registered child-minder Sandra Hi(...)

 Stephen Cheung leaving Dublin District Court where he was charged with 19 counts of theft  from various companies which were in liquidation. Photograph: Court Collins

A liquidator is facing trial accused of stealing approximately €450,000 from companies which were in the process of being wound up. Stephen Cheung (38(...)


Former resident of State institution did not suffer “abuse” and was not entitled to compensation CM v Residential Institutions Redress Review Committe(...)

It is understood  former taoiseach Brian  Cowen, who is to appear before the Banking Inquiry on Thursday, will say he held a private meeting with  then minister for finance Brian Lenihan on the night of September 29th, 2008. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen is to confirm he overruled Brian Lenihan on the night of the bank guarantee in 2008. It is understood that Mr Cowen, who(...)

A garda was not required to warn a youth he was commiting an offence when he dropped his trousers in front of her, the President of the High Court has(...)