Acting Garda commissioner Dónall Ó Cualáin will  tell a committee that more than 3,800 motorists wrongly convicted of motoring offences are to have their cases heard this December. Photograph: Collins

Both Garda management and rank-and-file members must accept responsibility for the falsification of breath-test figures, the acting Garda commissioner(...)

The scene where three young children and a woman were injured following a fire at Tyrone Place a partments in Inchicore, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A father-of-three whose partner and children were badly injured in a suspicious fire in Dublin this week is to be allowed out of prison to visit them (...)

Daniel O’Connor with his daughters, Stacy and Sophie, at their home in Tallaght after finally getting their mortgage-to-rent approval after 100 hours of negotiations. Photograph: Alan Betson

Danny O’Connor (42), a single father of three, was described as a “perfect candidate” for the mortgage-to-rent (MTR) scheme when he applied in 2015. (...)

Gardaí assist council workers as they removed fencing around a caravan at Connaughton Road car park in Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly

A Traveller family which has been living in a Sligo car park for nearly 30 years is believed to be considering legal action against the county council(...)

The Garda are pursuing five men who withdrew a compensation claim against an insurance firm

Five men who withdrew a compensation claim against an insurance company over a car crash in which they alleged they received injuries are being invest(...)

Teresa Wall was awarded €40,000 damages  after falling while walking the Wicklow Way. Photograph: Courts Collins.

The High Court will rule next year on an appeal against a decision awarding a hillwalker €40,000 for injuries suffered after she tripped and fell on a(...)

Teresa Wall  after the opening day of an appeal hearing. She had claimed the National Parks and Wildlife Service allowed a defect in the Wicklow Way boardwalk, creating a tripping hazard. Photograph: Collins/Courts

An appeal by the National Parks and Wildlife Service against a finding that it was liable for injuries suffered by a hillwalker in Co Wicklow is of “s(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: he and his brother John have taken legal action against Nama. Photograph:  Brenda Fitzsimons

Developers Michael and John O’Flynn are suing the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) and a former official over the leaking of information on the(...)

In his action against the DPP, the teenager says the DPP has failed to prosecute the case in a proper or expeditious manner. Photograph: Collins Courts

A south Dublin teenager accused of having sexual intercourse with an underage girl has brought a legal challenge aimed at preventing his trial. The 1(...)

Convicted child molester Eamon Cooke outside a Radio Dublin studio in Clondalkin, Dublin, in 2001.  Gardaí will interview ex-employees of Radio Dublin, a pirate station owned by  Cooke (above), as part of their investigation into the disappearance of Philip Cairns in 1986. File photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí will interview former employees of Radio Dublin, the pirate station owned by convicted child molester Eamon Cooke, as part of their investigati(...)