Dylan Murphy (20), of Marrowbone Lane, Dublin, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assaulting Jonathan Cooley causing him harm at Dame Court (above) on May 24th, 2015. File photograph: Google Street View

A “feral youth” who glassed an innocent passerby in the face when he “overreacted” to seeing an altercation involving his sister has received a partia(...)

The interbank loans allegedly involved money being transferred by Anglo to ILP and then being put back on deposit with Anglo.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Accounts published by Anglo Irish Bank in December 2008 did not link the bank’s funding with the €7.2 billion in transactions which were allegedly mad(...)

All four of the accused plead not guilty. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill /The Irish Times

A senior banker with Anglo Irish Bank refused to sign off on inter-bank transfers of €7.2 billion which were allegedly made to manipulate the bank’s b(...)

Jeffrey Dumbrell will not serve extra time in prison for threatening a prison officer. File photograph: Collins Courts

A “notorious” murderer will not spend any extra time in prison for threatening to rip the head off a prison officer because of a legal anomaly. Jeffr(...)

 Graham Costigan (42) of Santry Court, Santry, Dublin,  was  sentenced to three years in prison with the final 18 months suspended on strict conditions. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man who facilitated the importation of 10 million illegal cigarettes from the Netherlands by supplying the necessary documentation to get the contai(...)

 Liam Dowling, who pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to killing a protected animal in August 2014. Photograph: Collins

Animal charities have criticised the leniency of a sentence given to a Dublin man who violently killed his dog in a Dublin park. Liam Dowling (44) wa(...)

Dean Adams (22) outside Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Court

A man who broke another man’s skull three years ago by delivering a running kick to his forehead has received a suspended sentence. Dean Adams (22) pl(...)

A Dublin man who was found asleep on a pile of stolen cash with his accomplice after an armed robbery of a pharmacy has been given a suspended sentence

A Dublin man who was found asleep on a pile of stolen cash with his accomplice after an armed robbery of a pharmacy has been given a suspended sentenc(...)

Mr Justice Michael White said it was a ‘very unfortunate situation’ where a woman who had been assisting her friend with childcare became the subject of a violent assault by that same friend. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A woman who sat on top of another woman and punched her in a row outside a Dublin school over the collection of children must pay €21,000 damages to h(...)

Judge Sinéad Ní Chúlacháin has made an order sending the teenagers forward for trial to the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

Two teenage boys, who are alleged to have violently mugged a 52-year-old stroke survivor and left him for dead, have been sent forward for trial.It h(...)