Judge says   gardaí have a ‘unique investigatory role’ to not just preserve relevant evidence but also to seek out relevant evidence, including CCTV evidence.

The Special Criminal Court has ruled that CCTV footage and recordings from covert audio devices placed on six cars as part of an investigation into th(...)

The man’s legal team said the man has stated in a letter to the court that he will never apologise for the sexual assaults, as if he did it would mean admitting all the allegations laid against him.

A woman who was abused by her father for three years while she was a young teenager has told a court she feels like her father killed her inside. “I (...)

Luke Wilson also pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a Beretta handgun with intent to endanger life. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man has pleaded guilty at the non-jury Special Criminal Court to conspiring to murder a man last year. Luke Wilson (23) from Cremona Road in(...)

 The 39-year-old man was convicted by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May of two counts of the anal rape of the woman at their Co Mayo home on December 18th, 2015. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Mayo resident convicted of raping his wife twice in one night has been jailed for nine years. The 39-year-old man, who cannot be identified to p(...)

Solicitor Aonghus McCarthy is one of the best paid criminal legal aid solicitors in the State, new figures show. Photograph: Collins Courts

The solicitor caught with cocaine in his wallet at Mountjoy prison is one of the best paid criminal legal aid solicitors in the country, new figures s(...)

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 a man to the Revenue Commissioners’ investigations uni(...)

Judge Catherine Murphy imposed a one-year sentence on Garrett Lyster which she suspended on strict conditions. Photograph: Frank Miller

A man who acted as a lookout during the burglary of a couple in their 90s and was caught after leaving his mobile phone at the scene has been given a(...)

Marta Herda has pleaded not guilty to murdering Csaba Orsos. Photograph: Collins Courts

A murder trial jury has seen a video of the deceased celebrating his birthday with the woman alleged to have murdered him by driving him into a harbou(...)

Marta Herda (29), of  Pairc Na Saile, Emoclew Road, Arklow, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin where she has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Csaba Orsas at the South Quay, Arklow in March, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into a harbour, where he drowned, told a paramedic: “He shouldn’t have been there. I drove(...)