Just two of the State’s courts sat during Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Collins

Many courts will have a significant backlog of cases to deal with this week after the cancellation of all sittings on Monday due to Storm Ophelia. Co(...)

Tiarnan O’Mahoney, former chief operations officer at Anglo Irish Bank,  arrives at  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. He has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to destroy, mutilate or falsify books and documents affecting or relating to the property or affairs of Anglo Irish Bank Corp PLC. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A former Anglo Irish Bank official has gone on trial charged with conspiring to destroy, mutilate or falsify records of accounts allegedly connected t(...)

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan are to bring a memo to Cabinet today with wide-ranging proposals in the area of white-collar crime. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Whistleblowers will be granted immunity from prosecution if they expose financial crimes, the Government is expected to decide. Tánaiste Frances Fit(...)

Killian Brennan of St Patrick’s Athletic in action against Eoin McCormack of Galway United during the FAI Cup second round game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cabinteely 0 Bluebell United 1 Non-league Bluebell United are into the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup after shocking First Division Cabinteely at Stra(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary at the memorial service for James Osborne at Trinity College Dublin on Friday. Mr O’Leary delivered a funny, but also searingly emotional tribute to his late friend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Warm and moving tributes were paid at a memorial service in Dublin on Friday for James Osborne, the Ryanair director and former managing partner of A&(...)

New CSO figures show house price growth accelerated in June at  11.6% on an annual basis. Photograph: iStock

The housing crisis continues to bring joy to some and pain for others. New CSO figures this week show price growth accelerated in June at a rate of 11(...)

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy is one of the high-profile parties to have been granted legal aid in the recent past. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State’s Criminal Legal Aid Scheme ran €5 million over its allocated budget last year. The total expenditure was €53 million, with an allocated bu(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has been in the public and political firing line ever since a criminal case against former (...)

Sean Fitzpatrick, former chair of Anglo Irish Bank.

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald says she won’t take any action that “would further exacerbate the situation”, as she awaits advice from the Attorney Gener(...)

Lions forward Sean O’Brien in action against the All Blacks  at Westpac Stadium on July 1st. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

New Zealand v British & Irish Lions Venue: Eden Park. Kick-off: 7.35pm NZ time/8.35am Irish/UK time. On TV: Live on Sky Sports The Lions emba(...)