President of Ireland Michael D Higgins: was allegedly abused during a water protest at Cappagh Road in Finglas in Dublin on January 23rd. Photograph:  Collins

Three protesters accused of engaging in threatening and abusive language which was allegedly directed at President Michael D Higgins will fac(...)

 Joan Collins TD pictured speaking to media outside Dublin District Court. Photograph:  Collins Courts

United Left TD Joan Collins and 10 co-defendants will face trial in February on public order charges arising out of an anti-Irish Water protes(...)

Joan Collins TD and Paul Murphy TD after they appeared in court in connection to water charges protests. Photograph: Courts

Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy is to face a jury trial accused of false imprisonment of Tánaiste Joan Burton during the Jobstown anti water ch(...)

Actor Leroy Harris yielded to pressure placed on him by individuals over a drugs debt. Photograph: Collins

TOM TUITE A Love/Hate actor, who was given an “ultimatum” and pressured into storing €2,500 worth of cannabis to repay a drug-debt, has been spared j(...)

Oliver Kierans (57), of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, Co Cavan,  had pleaded not guilty to murdering Patricia Kierans (54), on September 5th, 2013. He was found  guilty of manslaughter in the case  last February.  File photograph: Collins Courts

A Cavan father-of-four who killed his wife of 33 years at their home has been jailed for 12 years.Oliver Kierans (57), of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, C(...)

An Irish Water protester charged with obstructing the company from exercising its powers has had his case struck out.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A judge has struck out a case brought against a protester who was charged with obstructing Irish Water in Dublin. Stephen Bennett (44), of Pearse Gree(...)

Protester Kenneth Hanlon outside Mountjoy Prison during a demonstration over the imprisonment of  water charges demonstrators. Photograph: PA

Jailed water charge protesters can free themselves simply by undertaking to abide by court orders not to interfere with meter installers, a High Court(...)

Lengthy delays in criminal cases continue to be a problem for the legal system despite a huge drop in the amount of cases coming before the cou(...)

Love/Hate actor Leroy Harris arrives at Dublin District Court at an earlier date before  pleading guilty to unlawful possession of a quantity of cannabis, and having the drug for the purpose of sale or supply, at Sheriff Street, in north inner city Dublin, on October 14th last. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A young actor who featured in the controversial cat-killing scene in hit crime TV series Love/Hate has been remanded on bail pending sentence after he(...)

Love/Hate actor Leroy Harris leaving Dublin District Court today after he was charged with unlawful possession of  cannabis and having the drug for the purpose of sale or supply. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A young actor who featured in the controversial cat-killing scene in the hit RTÉ crime series Love/Hate has appeared in court accused of cannabis deal(...)