Securicor worker Paul Richardson and his wife Marie outside the Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street, Dublin after four men were convicted over a kidnap robbery which targeted their family. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A judge has said that a family of four who were the victims of a kidnap robbery, deserve enormous respect for their “uncommon and unbending faith” in (...)

A jury has convicted a Dublin man of being the ‘inside man’ in a €2.08 million cash-in-transit van robbery carried out more than 13 years ago. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A jury has convicted a Dubliner of being the “inside man” in a €2.08 million cash-in-transit van robbery carried out more than 13 years ago. Niall By(...)

 Paul Richardson and his wife Marie speaking to media outside Dublin Circuit Criminal Court  in January 2014 after an earlier verdict in relation to their family being held hostage. File photograph: Collins Courts

Three men have been convicted of kidnapping a family at gunpoint and carrying out a €2.08 million cash-in-transit van robbery 13 years ago. After nea(...)

Raids where  employees with access to large sums of cash are forced to hand over money while family members are threatened were popular among criminal gangs in the 2000s, but have since become less frequent. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Thursday’s kidnapping and connected robbery in Dublin marks the first time in more than a year that any high-profile event of such a nature has occurr(...)

Christopher Corcoran outside Dublin Circuit Court after he was found not guilty by direction of holding a Securicor staff member and his family hostage in 2005. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Two men previously jailed for taking part in the kidnapping of a family have been found not guilty after a “dramatic” ruling that mobile phone records(...)