Derville Rowland and Philip Lane of the Central Bank. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bringing criminal charges against banks found to have mistreated customers in the tracker mortgage scandal would be “relatively simple”, legal sources(...)

The four people were detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act and taken to Garda stations in north Dublin File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí seized more than €270,000 worth of cannabis, recovered a stolen car and arrested four people in a series of raids in Dublin on Thursday and Fri(...)

Marta Herda knew her passenger Csaba Orsos could not swim. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Ruaidhrí­ Giblin A 30-year-old woman who drove a man who loved her into a deep harbour, where he drowned, has lost an appeal against her conviction (...)

Jackie Larkin, whose brother Gerard Brady was murdered by the Mount Vernon UVF in 1994, and Ciaran Fox, whose father Eamon Fox was also murdered  by the UVF, speaking to the press after the DPP’s decision. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Gary Haggarty had been billed as the “mother of all supergrasses” who could put away for life several senior Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) members and(...)

Maíria Cahill, above, and two other women alleged they were sexually abused by IRA member Martin Morris when they were in their teens. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The North’s Public Prosecution Service, which mishandled the investigation of rape allegations made by Maíria Cahill, has improved its performance but(...)

The pair were approached in their car at a shop in Ashtown and gardaí found a firearm, Halloween mask and a container of petrol.

A man apprehended by gardaí who suspected he was on his way to carry out an attack linked to the Kinahan-Hutch feud will appear in court on Saturday. (...)

Ben Gilroy: judge had been considering imposing community service in lieu of three months in prison. Photograph: Alan Betson

A High Court judge has referred what he described as “inconsistencies” concerning the income of the Direct Democracy Ireland party founder Ben Gilroy (...)

Estlin Wall with her parents Amy and Vincent

A 60-year-old Co Clare man has appeared in court charged with the dangerous driving causing the death of a three-year-old girl. At Ennis District Co(...)

Frederick “Freddie” Thompson  who  has been charged with the murder of David “Daithi” Douglas  in July 2016 was remanded in custody.

Murder accused Frederick “Freddie” Thompson shouted obscenities in court on Tuesday morning after he was refused bail by a High Court judge. Mr Thomp(...)

Paul Kiernan, Keith Preston, Declan Kane, Antoinette Kane,Tommy Kelly and Peter Herbert at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after the charges against them  were dropped. Photograph: Collins Courts

Comments by the judge in the Jobstown trial earlier this year about the reliability of garda evidence heavily influenced the decision to drop almost a(...)