Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

The High Court has dismissed Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick’s application to permanently prevent his trial before Dublin Circuit Criminal (...)

 Greenhills estate in  Athy, Co Kildare. Photograph: Michael Donnelly.

Gardaí have charged a man aged in his 40s in connection with the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue (22) in Athy, Co Kildare last week. The suspect is du(...)

The retirement of previous Garda commissioner Martin Callinan in 2014 caused political controversy at the time, and the Opposition accused Taoiseach Enda  Kenny of effectively sacking him. The Taoiseach rejected the allegations.   File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The report on the retirement of former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan is likely to be published early next month, possibly as soon as next week. (...)

Mr Lynn was arrested in Brazil almost two years ago – on August 29th – and has been held since in a prison in the city of Recife while fighting efforts to return him to Ireland. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

Fugitive lawyer Michael Lynn should be back in Ireland before the end of the year to face charges relating to the collapse of his property empire, acc(...)

Former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Seán FitzPatrick. File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

An application by former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick to stop his criminal trial going ahead at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court will b(...)

 Members of the Garda Water Unit search through swamp land  during a new search for Ciara Breen, who disappeared in 1997. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Gardaí have said a new search for missing Dundalk teenager Ciara Breen could last a number of weeks. The 17-year-old disappeared from her home at Bac(...)

Photograph of Ciara Breen released by gardaí when she went missing in 1997

Gardaí say a new search for missing Dundalk teenager Ciara Breen could last a number of weeks. The 17-year-old disappeared from her home at Bachelor’s(...)

Karen Buckley: lord advocate Frank Mulholland told how Pacteau killed her by striking her on the head with a spanner

Scotland’s most senior law officer travelled to Ireland last month to meet the family of murdered Cork nurse Karen Buckley and brief them on the ca(...)

Paul Murphy TD speaking on realese from Terenure Garda station in Dublin where he was questioned about his role in a protest in which Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car.  The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD  has criticised a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge people suspected of involvement in the incident. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has criticised a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions to charge people suspected of involvement i(...)

Martin Morey was charged with the robbery of an 85-year-old pensioner in a public toilet of a shopping centre has been further remanded in custody.

A Limerick man charged with the robbery of an 85-year-old pensioner in a public toilet of a shopping centre has been further remanded in custody. Mart(...)