The court heard Ray McHugh bought the schoolgirl a charm bracelet for her 13th birthday with ‘love’ inscribed on one charm. Photograph: RTÉ

A 39-year-old Galway man has been given an eight-and-a-half year prison term with the final 18 months suspended for the oral rape, sexual exploitation(...)

The robberies allegedly occurred during a one-hour period in the Gort na Coiribe, Dun na Coiribe and Castlelawn Heights areas of Galway on  September 3rd, 2017.

Three teenage boys have been sent forward for trial charged in connection a spate of armed muggings which occurred at or near student accommodation in(...)

Afterwards, the passengers in the taxi were angry with  Barry Hynes because he had not hit the taxi hard and had only nudged the car.

A 27-year-old man reared-ended a taxi on purpose so that passengers in the taxi could make a false insurance claim for personal injuries. Barry Hynes(...)

The mother earlier said she had looked after the children really well up to January 1st, 2011

A mother has admitted she left her two daughters aged seven and nine in the care of an alcoholic man she had know for two months, while she went to a (...)

The trial of a mother who faces charges of cruelty and neglect towards eight of her children over a six-year period has collapsed due to technical dif(...)

A woman has gone on trial charged with cruelty to and neglect of eight of her children.

A woman has gone on trial charged with cruelty to and neglect of eight of her children. The woman, who cannot be named in order to protect the identi(...)