Marta Herda knew her passenger Casa Orsos could not swim. Photograph: Collins Courts

One of the Garda’s most experienced criminal investigators has said the conviction of Marta Herda for the murder by drowning of a man who had an inten(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Catherine Nevin was found guilty of the murder of her husband Tom. Photograph: Collins

The Supreme Court has ruled that Catherine Nevin’s conviction for the murder of her husband can be relied on by his family in their bid to ensure her (...)

Garrett Cooney’s legal career spanned 45 years. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

One of Ireland’s most prominent barristers Garrett Cooney has died following a short illness. Although he acquired a reputation as a leading practiti(...)

The High Court is due to rule  in October on Graham Dwyer’s bid to overturn a law permitting the use of personal mobile phone data during his trial for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O’Hara.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Convicted murderer Graham Dwyer is one of those awaiting key judgments as the new law term opens this week. The High Court is due to rule later in O(...)

Jack White’s Inn outside Arklow, where Tom Nevin was killed in 1996. File photograph: Eric Luke

The hearing of a Supreme Court appeal over a dispute relating to the estate of publican Tom Nevin, whose late wife Catherine Nevin was convicted of hi(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jessbrook, the former home of convicted criminal John Gilligan has been declared “sale agreed”, eight months after it went up for sale with what was s(...)

Catherine Nevin  entering the Central Criminal Court during her trial. She  was given a life sentence in April 2000 after being found guilty of murdering her husband Tom. Photograph: Collins

It was in October 2016 that I received a call informing me that Catherine Nevin had been diagnosed with cancer, that she had been given months to live(...)

Margaret Lavelle, sister of the late Tom Nevin. Photograph:  Collins

More than two decades after being convicted of hiring a gunman to murder her husband, and serving 17 years in prison, Catherine Nevin was still before(...)

 Catherine Nevin being escorted by prison officers and gardaí follwing a legal challenge she took at the High Court in 2000. Photograph: Eric Luke

At about 4.30am on March 19th, 1996 the panic alarm flashed, lighting up a computer screen at the Bell Communications security company. A woman had di(...)

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