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The High Court is due to rule  in October on Graham Dwyer’s bid to overturn a law permitting the use of personal mobile phone data during his trial for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O’Hara.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer is one of those awaiting key judgments as the new law term opens this week. The High Court is due to rule later in O(...)

The accused told Judge Mary Fahy he had never intended to harm his colleague.

A psychiatric nurse has been sentenced to 12 months in prison for assaulting another nurse with a syringe filled with sedating, anti- psychotic medica(...)

Galway captain David Burke lifts the Liam McCarthy Cup alongside minor captain Darren Morrissey with the Irish Press Cup at Galway’s triumphant homecoming in Ballinasloe last September. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Over the years Galway’s underage and club pedigree on the national hurling scene became a stick to beat them with. The question became constant: what (...)

Micheál Donoghue: “They are going to be formidable for us. We have the height of respect for them. I know it’s going to be a huge challenge.”  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Coping with the pressures of All-Ireland final day will go a long way to deciding the destination of Liam MacCarthy this weekend and Galway manager Mi(...)

Can’t bear to look: Hockey fans watch Ireland’s drubbing at the hands of the Netherlands in the World Cup final on Sunday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy/The Irish Times

Like London buses you wait ages for a big hockey match – and then two come along at once. Just 24 hours after gathering for a Hockey World Cup semi-f(...)

 Róisín Upton, Kathryn Mullan, Ayeisha McFerran, Anna O’Flanagan, Grace O’Flanagan, Yvonne O’Byrne, Nicola Evans and Chloe Watkins of Ireland celebrate their victory during the semi-final game between Ireland and Spain of the Womens Hockey World Cup on Saturday. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Once more unto the breach - Ireland’s women’s hockey team go for gold in the World Cup final on Sunday in London. They face the seven times winners (...)

Two of the surviving puppies pictued at the Madra Rescue Centre in Galway. Photograph: Madra

An animal rescue centre in Galway which has been caring for more than a dozen starving puppies found in a horsebox in an Athenry field have said they (...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan   and Chief Justice Frank Clarke: Amending legislation creates “constant and shifting uncertainty” in the interpretation of the law, says Mr Justice Clarke.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Chief Justice has issued a “cry” for great clarity and simplicity in new laws, saying the intentions of lawmakers in both Europe and Leinster Hous(...)

The Apple data centre site in Athenry, Co Galway. Apple walked away from the project after a series of objections, including one from Brian McDonagh.

One of the objectors to Apple’s Athenry data centre is facing a €22 million claim from Ulster Bank over unpaid loans. The bank is seeking judgment ag(...)

In 2017, IDA Ireland had 764 client companies of US origin, supporting more than 152,000 employees. Photograph: iStock

It has been a rollercoaster few months for US businesses in Ireland. In May, there came the confirmation that a two-year delay in the planning process(...)

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