The court heard Joseph Moore, with an address at Market Mews, Marlborough Village, Co Laois, answered ‘I am so sorry’ when charged with robbery of the filling station. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 31-year-old man made a string of apologies when charged over a crime spree in Co Laois after a petrol station was raided, a woman’s life threatened,(...)

Terry Waite at home in Suffolk, England. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

By his own admission, the one thing that most people don’t expect of Terry Waite – once hostage negotiator turned hostage, and now an author, lecturer(...)

Phil Lynott, lead singer  Thin Lizzy,  died on January 4th, 1986. He was 35. Photograph:  Eric Luke

– Phil Lynott, lead singer with Irish rock band Thin Lizzy (below), died on January 4th. He was 35 years old.–Jennifer Guinness, wife of Guinness Maho(...)

A Dublin Bus driver is to go on trial charged with careless driving causing the death of a cyclist.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A Dublin Bus driver is to go on trial charged with careless driving causing the death of a cyclist. Mary White (55) was cycling along Burlington Roa(...)

Gary Mulvany (37), of Summerhill, Dublin, leaving court. Photograph: Courts Collins

A drug smuggler who fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote has been given a chance to avoid a(...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)

Bridget Byrne aka Ava Van Rose, pictured leaving the Bridewell District Court in Dublin  after she pleaded not guilty to assault. Photograph: Courts Collins

A new trial date has been set for a glamour model who claims she acted in self-defence when she allegedly scratched another woman’s face and bit her h(...)

Bobby Storey. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Gillen opposed peace process, but held firm with Adams and McGuinness Brian Gillen (58), from Belfast, is a senior republican who has generally manag(...)

Van Morrison performs live on Cyprus Avenue, Belfast, on his 70th birthday, August 31st, 2015. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan/PhotopressBelfast.co.uk

Moments before Van Morrison came on stage at Cyprus Avenue, East Belfast, for the first of his much-anticipated 70th birthday concerts, the rain began(...)

Gary Mulvany (37), who now resides at an apartment in Summerhill, in Dublin 1, has been convicted of benefit fraud in a prosecution brought by the Department of Social Protection.

A Dublin man fraudulently claimed almost €30,000 in benefits for three years when he was living in Lanzarote, a court has heard. Gary Mulvany (37), w(...)