Eric Eoin Marques, accused by FBI agent of being the largest facilitator of child pornography in the world, is escorted intothe Four Courts for an earlier hearing.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge by a man accused of being the world’s biggest facilitator of child pornography aimed at halting his extr(...)

Darren Murphy has been jailed for life after being convicted of murdering Olivia Dunlea in February 2013. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited.

A man who stabbed his girlfriend multiple times and set fire to her home, before returning to the scene to give an “Oscar like performance” when the f(...)

 Mr Justice Paul Butler said it was very difficult to sentence a man of this age and suggested  the Irish Penal Reform Trust should carry out a study on the sentencing of elderly people.

A High Court judge has invited a prison reform body to carry out a study on the sentencing of elderly people. Mr Justice Paul Butler made the comment(...)

Stun guns seized in Tallaght, Co Dublin. Photograph: Revenue

A man has been arrested after gardaí seized a shipment of imported stun guns from a home in Tallaght, Co Dublin. Gardaí arrested the 24-year-old man (...)

A 44-year-old  man has walked free from court after a judge directed a jury to find him not guilty of assault causing serious harm to his wife after she refused to give evidence against him.

A 44-year-old man has walked free from court after a judge directed a jury to find him not guilty of assault causing serious harm to his wife after sh(...)

Daniel Mullan is facing extradition to the US where he faces four charges including the alleged sexual exploitation of a child.

An Irish man wanted in the United States on charges including the alleged sexual exploitation of a child claims consideration should be given to him b(...)

The jury was instructed by Judge Keenan Johnson that “the only logical verdict” was not guilty by reason of insanity

A man who was jailed for six years for manslaughter despite the State accepting he was legally insane at the time of the incident is to appeal his cas(...)

Gardaí were called to the home on the night of the alleged incident. File photograph: Getty Images

Three separate investigations are under way into the alleged rape of a non-verbal woman in her 70s and the sexual assault of a second woman, in a nurs(...)

Conor Lally arriving at the  Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The crime and security editor of The Irish Times has said he never received a negative briefing about Sgt Maurice McCabe from a serving or former memb(...)

Applications were made to a court to order Google and Microsoft, which operates the search engine Bing, to temporarily expunge a sex crime accused’s name from the internet.

A High Court judge has refused to order computer firm Microsoft to take down internet references to a previous court case involving a man due for tria(...)

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