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 Paula Farrell:  has pleaded not  guilty to murdering Wayne McQuillan (30) at her home in January, 2014. Photograph:  Collins.

A murder trial jury must decide if a 47-year-old woman who stabbed her partner to death was provoked after he allegedly sexually assaulted her on a so(...)

Martin Aylmer (31), of Casino Park, Marino, Dublin 3, leaving the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in July 2018. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who helped a criminal organisation murder a bar manager was caught after a mobile phone he sourced was dropped next to the shooting getaway car,(...)

Chief Insp Mark Toland, left,  and Deputy Chief Insp Hugh Hume during a press conference by the Garda Inspectorate marking the publication of the Inspectorate’s  report ‘Responding to Child Sexual Abuse’ at its head office in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Only 4 per cent of child sex abuse cases reported to the gardaí resulted in a conviction in court, the Garda Inspectorate has found in a sample study.(...)

Judge Melanie Greally praised the girl’s courage in coming forward at a young age for what she said was a ‘very difficult process’

A man who admitted defiling a 14-year-old girl whom he collected from a teenage disco in Dublin has been sentenced to four years in jail, with the fin(...)

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that the bus was carrying more than 30 students on a school run. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A vehicle testing firm found guilty of breaching health and safety laws in the testing of a school bus subsequently involved in a fatal crash has brou(...)

Alan Cawley, from Ballina, Co Mayo,  arriving at Swinford District Court charged with the murders of Tom and Jack Blaine. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

Maureen and Michael Lacey had no reason to doubt when they met Alan Cawley in a pub in Castlebar, Co Mayo, on July 10th, 2013, that he was, as he had (...)

The National Car Test  centre  at  Fonthill Centre, Clondalkin

An inspector at an NCT test centre has avoided a jail term after he was caught passing a vehicle that independent mechanics had earlier deemed as unro(...)

Faisal Ellahi’s victim was completely trusting of others because ‘her life experiences hadn’t taught her to be any other way’, the trial was told.

Faisal Ellahi’s victim was completely trusting of others because “her life experiences hadn’t taught her to be any other way”, the trial was told. Un(...)

A man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court for raping a mentally impaired woman in his Dublin city centre flat. The woman, who is in her tw(...)

The man told the Central Criminal Court that his first memory was of his uncle taking his hand and leading him away to be abused.

A Limerick man has been jailed for six years for raping and sexually abusing his nephew who was later shunned by his entire family. The victim suffere(...)

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