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(...)

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(...)

 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(...)

Andrew Gilmartin (47), of Drumfad, Grange, County Sligo, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of coercion. He denies compelling a woman to do an act which ‘she was lawfully entitled to abstain from’ at the Social Welfare offices in Cranmore, Sligo on April 9th, 2014. Photograph: James Connolly

A Department of Social Protection official has denied asking a woman caught claiming social welfare while working, for oral sex in return for getting (...)

Theft took place at the Bank of Ireland, Teeling Street, Tubbercurry. Photograph: Google Street View

A 43-year-old man who used a stolen digger to smash an ATM machine containing over €124,000 out of a bank wall has been received a seven and a half ye(...)

A jury at Sligo Circuit Court took less than an hour to convict Bernard Quigley of Branchfield, Drumfin, Co Sligo, who had denied three charges in connection with the theft of an ATM from a bank. File photograph: Getty Images

A 43-year-old man who used a stolen digger to smash through a bank wall has been found guilty of stealing an ATM which contained more than €124,000. (...)