The office of the North’s Police Ombudsman has confirmed that a file is to be sent to the Northern Ireland director of public prosecutions to determine if two former police officers should be charged for a number of crimes including conspiracy to murder

The office of the North’s Police Ombudsman has confirmed that a file is to be sent to the Northern Ireland director of public prosecutions to determin(...)

The Court of Appeal has found that a man’s suspended  sentence  for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sister was ‘unduly lenient’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has found that a wholly suspended seven year sentence imposed on a man for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sis(...)

 Garda Catherine McGowan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on March 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has denied he told her if she “admitted wrongdoing” she(...)

Maurice Walsh: Denied several other claims by Ms Farrell including he went to her bedroom in a Dublin hotel. Photograph: Collins

A Garda Det Insp has denied as an “outrageous lie” a claim by Marie Farrell he exposed himself to her in the toilets of Schull golf club sometime in s(...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted in July 2007 by a jury and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife at their home in the Naul, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on whether Joe O’Reilly can apply to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of ju(...)

Jules Thomas and her partner Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts last month during his High Court action for damages. File Photograph: Courts Collins

Marie Farrell told a Garda Inspector and a solicitor she had been harassed a number of times by Ian Bailey, a High Court jury has heard.Former inspect(...)

Garda Catherine McGowan:  has pleaded not guilty to  forgery. Photograph: Court Collins

The supervisor of a garda accused of forging a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions has told her trial she told him she didn’t have the ne(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon said the court was satisfied the judge’s comments were not inappropriate or detrimental to Aaron McCarthy. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Dublin man who punched a taxi driver and stole his vehicle has been sent back to prison following an unsuccessful appeal against conviction.Aaron Mc(...)

The priest contends his right to a fair trial has been prejudiced due to a ‘fatal deficit’ of disclosure

A priest is seeking permission to bring High Court proceedings aimed at halting his trial on charges of indecently assaulting 14 boys at a secondary s(...)

A forensic sample taken before the attendance of a legal adviser did not render a trial unfair or specimens inadmissible. DPP vs Parker IEHC 652 (Hig(...)