Dr Bassam Naser. Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to 16 months’ imprisonment, describing him as an intelligent man who knew what he was doing.    Photograph: Alan Betson

The residents of Howth and Sutton are renowned for many things, but campaigning on behalf of convicts is not one of them. However, such is the level (...)

The jury took a little over 20 minutes to acquit  23-year-old Dayna Kearney of the charges against her. Photograph: Collins

Dayna Kearney, the driver of the car which crashed near Athy in January 2015 killing her four passengers, has been acquitted by a jury of dangerous dr(...)

Judge Martin Nolan has said he will sentnece a man, found guilty of  causing serious harm to two former partners by infecting them with HIV, at the end of July.

An African national convicted of causing serious harm to two former partners by infecting them with HIV will be sentenced later this month. In the (...)

The court has heard it is the first case of its kind in the country.

A jury in the trial of a man accused of causing serious harm to two former partners by infecting them with HIV has begun deliberations. The 28-year-(...)

Simon Cornish was attacked by Martin Maughan on Dublin’s Henry Street in 2016.

A young man who punched a stranger in an unprovoked daytime attack has been jailed for 18 months. The victim, Simon Cornish, suffered a fractured fac(...)

A man who operated a large-scale cannabis growhouse in south Co Mayo has been sentenced to a total of three years in prison. File photograph: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

A man who operated a large-scale, sophisticated cannabis growhouse in south Co Mayo was sentenced to a total of three years in prison at Castlebar Cir(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm  arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Monday, where he has pleaded not guilty to conspiring with others  to defraud depositors and investors  by “dishonestly” creating the impression that bank deposits in 2008 were €7.2 billion larger than they were. Photograph: Collins Courts

The former head of treasury risk at Anglo Irish Bank has said the €7.2 billion loans to Irish Life and Permanent in September 2008 were approved “post(...)

Andrew Dunne (33) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possessing almost €110,000 worth of heroin, cocaine and cannabis at his home on Kilworth Road, Drimnagh, on July 7th, 2016.

A Dublin man has been sentenced to four years in jail for leading gardaí­ on a high-speed chase, reversing into a garda sergeant and holding a large q(...)

During three separate raids on Matthew Horan’s  home, gardaí found thousands of child pornography images on computers and phones.

A Dublin man who pleaded guilty to 11 sample charges of possessing and sharing child pornography is to be sentenced on Friday. Matthew Horan (26) fro(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm arrives at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The trial of the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank David Drumm has been adjourned for two weeks to deal with legal arguments. Mr Drumm (51),(...)

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