Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

Judge Keenan Johnson in Roscommon Circuit Court condemned what he called  “systematic and protracted” abuse perpetrated by Robert Sumner (76). File photograph: Getty Images

An elderly Co Roscommon man who forced his 12-year-old grandniece to watch a pornographic video so she could “learn how to do things better for him” h(...)

Sam Smith was shot twice when he answered a knock on the door where he was living at Carroll Drive, Cranmore, Sligo, on December 30th, 2005. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The mother of a 23-year-old Sligo man who was shot dead on his sister’s doorstep almost 11 years ago has appealed to the killer to give himself up. (...)

A man who drove at speed while a Garda was clinging onto the open window of his car has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A man who drove at speed while a Garda was clinging onto the open window of his car has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. Tommy Cor(...)

A garda has told a court he feared for his life as he was dragged along a road while hanging onto a car being driven by a drugs suspect. Sergeant Joh(...)

A witness told gardaí the deceased had pulled up in his van to admire a pitbull terrier before he was shot through the open window of his van. The shooting happened outside EJ’s Menswear on Grattan Street (above), Sligo, on April 28th, 2005.  File photograph: Google Street View

A man was shot dead in front of his girlfriend and baby son as he sat in a parked van in a busy shopping street in Sligo, an inquest has heard. Hughi(...)

 Stanley Richardson, of Newtowngore, Co Leitrim, a cattle breeder,  at Carrick-on-Shannon District Court on Tuesday.  Photograph: Brian Farrell

An award-winning cattle breeder has been convicted of selling a food-producing animal to which a banned substance had been administered, contrary to a(...)

 Circuit Court Judge Keenan Johnson: said  the bedroom after the assault was  like something out of a horror movie. Photograph: Collins Courts

The State should provide compensation for victims of crime who suffer long-term and life changing injuries, according to a judge who has criticised “a(...)

A Department of Social Welfare official has been found not guilty of coercion at Sligo Circuit Court. The complainant in the case Martha Rooney had alleged that the defendant had asked her for her oral sex in return for not being prosecuted for fraud. Photograph: James Connolly

A 48-year-old Department of Social Protection official has been found not guilty of coercion at Sligo Circuit Court. Judge Keenan Johnson directed t(...)

Andrew Gilmartin (46) ‘absolutely and totally refutes’ an allegation that he asked a woman for oral sex in return for her avoiding prosecution for fraud, Sligo Circuit Court heard on Friday. Photograph: James Connolly

A Department of Social Protection official “absolutely and totally” rejects an allegation that he asked a woman for oral sex in return for her avoidin(...)