A senior probation officer at Arbour Hill prison told the court it was the view of the clinical team dealing with the offender that the conditions attached to the suspended sentence were not met. File photograph: Frank Miller

A rapist who had part of his prison term suspended will be released this weekend, despite an allegation that he did not participate adequately in a se(...)

A prominent sports man has been questioned and released after being arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Dublin last month.

A sportsman has been questioned and released after being arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Dublin last month. He was arrested(...)

Generally, spouses cannot be compelled to give evidence against their partners as it forces them to choose between giving truthful evidence - thereby jeopardising their relationship - and giving unreliable evidence.

The protection to not testify against one’s spouse extends only to married couples and not civil partnerships or other forms of relationship, accordin(...)

The scene at the site of the fire that claimed 10 lives in Carrickmines in 2015. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Inquests into the deaths of 10 victims of a fire at a Dublin halting site are scheduled to begin on Monday. Five adults, five children and an unborn(...)

A man in his 30s was arrested in relation to an alleged rape

A man in his 30s who was arrested in relation to an alleged rape in Dublin following a Christmas party was released without charge. The alleged sexua(...)

Garda Dave Ahern spotted the fire at the Tria Express 24 hour filling station near the Square in Blarney in Co Cork as he was on patrol

Gardaí investigating an arson attempt at a 24-hour filling station in the tourist village of Blarney in Co Cork have seized a number of items for fore(...)

Garda Forensic experts at the scene in the aftermath of the shooting at Mizzoni’s Pizza in Edenmore in Dublin. Photograph: Collins

A 44-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the shooting of two fast-food workers last Tuesday has been released without charge. A file wil(...)

Gardaí at the scene of a shooting at Mizzoni’s takeaway in Edenmore, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí in Raheny are continuing to treat the shooting of two fast food workers on Monday as a botched robbery. Ionut Dateu (38) and Vasile Bitica (28(...)

Gardaí have visited the hotel where the alleged attack took place to gather evidence.

Gardaí investigating the alleged rape of a Dublin woman by a sports personality believe the matter is unlikely to progress. The alleged victim has ye(...)

Burnt out vans and cars at  the house which was the scene of the  eviction in Strokestown. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan has told the Belgian-owned KBC bank that it will “not stand by” and see Irish people evicted from their homes following(...)

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