Jonathan O’Sullivan (29) from Kanturk Co Cork who received  a three-year suspended prison sentence in Cork Criminal Court for the manslaughter of a father of five in a one-punch attack.  Photograph:   Cork Courts

A family broke down in tears after the man convicted of their father’s manslaughter received a suspended sentence for the one-punch assault outside a (...)

O’Sullivan put his hands in his head and wept after the guilty verdict had been confirmed by the jury.

A 28-year-old man has been found guilty of manslaughter and remanded on bail for sentence over the death of a 65-year-old man he struck with a single (...)

 Gráinne Nic Gibb, partner and Grainne Nic Lochlainn, sister of Ronan MacLochlainn arriving for the Commission of Investigation of the fatal shooting by An Garda Siochana of Ronan Mac Lochlainn in 2015. File photograph: Alan Betson

The shooting dead of Real IRA member Ronan MacLochlainn during an armed robbery 20 years ago was “necessary and reasonable”, a commission established (...)

Jailed former Anglo chief executive David Drumm: brief fees in his trial were the highest paid by the DPP for any trial in 2018. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The legal team that made the case that led to the jailing of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm was paid a total of €1.123 million. (...)

A commission investigating the shooting dead of an armed robber by gardaí has exonerated the detective involved but found there were severe failings b(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm. During his trial, days were taken up with Drumm’s lawyers arguing for portions of the “Anglo tapes” recorded phone calls to be excluded from evidence. Photograph: Collins Courts.

During the numerous days of legal argument during David Drumm’s trial, which ran for 16 weeks, the jury was regularly excused to sip tea in the comfo(...)

The trial of former CEO of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm (51) in now in its 42nd day at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former Anglo Irish Bank executive said “all those guys supposed to do us special favours” had fallen away by September 2008, leaving only Irish Life(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm pictured leaving court   with his solicitor Michael Staines. Photograph: Collins Courts

The former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, has pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud and false accounting in a tria(...)

Mr Justice Paul McDermott said it had been a shocking and violent attack on the victim by a man she knew and trusted enough to allow into her home.

A man who tricked his way into his neighbour’s house before raping her at knife point and threatening to kill her in an ordeal that lasted over two ho(...)

 Dublin Central Criminal Court: the second victim described the accused as an “evil person” and said the time since the offences came to light have been “hell”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A midlands man who sexually abused four of his nieces has been jailed for 13 years. The 49-year-old man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons,(...)

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