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(...)

A Garda before the courts on seven counts of disclosing information obtained in the course of her duties was further charged on Thursday under the Data Protection Acts. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A Garda before the courts on seven counts of disclosing information obtained in the course of her duties was further charged on Thursday under the Dat(...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mail Coach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

A man charged with murdering Natalie McGuinness (23) in Sligo on October 28th , is in custody in the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum, a court heard(...)

Maeve and Fintan O’Brien were involved in the incident with off-duty garda Mark Kenny and one of his colleagues, Garda Ciarán McCormack. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Charges against a couple accused of giving false and misleading information to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) were struck out yesterda(...)