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Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin. The average fees paid to one of the top 10 earning solicitors’ firms, including VAT, came to €473,417 in 2018. Photograph: Frank Miller

Fees paid under the State’s criminal-legal aid system rose by more than 11.5 per cent last year, with almost €65 million paid out to solicitors and ba(...)

 Steelstown Lane in Rathcoole, 10km from where  Andrew Guerrine was last seen alive in Tallaght.   File Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The jury will resume deliberating on Thursday in the trial of two Dubliners charged with murdering the cousin of one of them. The Central Criminal Co(...)

Michael Ferris of Rattoo, Ballyduff, Co Kerry,  who denies murdering  John Anthony O’Mahony of Ardoughter on April 4th, 2017.  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Eye Focus

The jury will resume its deliberations on Friday in the trial of a north Kerry farmer who denies murdering a neighbouring landowner. Ms Justice Carm(...)

David Drumm arriving at the Criminal Courts of Justice  in Dublin on Wednesday where Judge Karen O’Connor jailed him for conspiracy to defraud and false accounting. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief David Drumm last night began serving the longest jail term handed down to a one-time executive of the now defunct lender(...)

David Drumm, arriving at the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin on Wednesday for  his sentencing hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

The anticipation built in Court 19 at the Criminal Courts of Justice as the time when Judge Karen O’Connor would sentence former Anglo Irish Bank chie(...)

Former  Anglo Irish Bank chief executive  David Drumm  arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court  where he is charged with conspiracy to defraud. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A former senior employee at Anglo Irish Bank said he saw a banker at a foreign investment meeting crying because he had invested in Lehmans and “now t(...)

 Marta Herda, originally from Poland, was found guilty of the murder of Hungarian man Csaba Orsos after she drove her Volkswagen Passat into the water at South Quay, Arklow. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 30-year-old woman who drove a man who loved her into a deep harbour, where he drowned, has begun an appeal against her conviction. Marta Herda, of (...)

Debating and music are popular but the school is best known for rugby.

Vital stats: All boys, fee-paying, Catholic. Number of Students: 175. Website: www.ccr.ie. Cistercian College, in Roscrea, Co Tipperary, saw admis(...)

Willie Penrose: quoted a stellar list of homegrown performers who are in favour of his Bill.  Photograph: Frank Miller

That heartfelt whimper of relief we hear today comes from the poor unfortunate tin can – battered and abused after months in the political firing line(...)

“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

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