Dara Robinson

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Rugby players  Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding: their trial and acquittal was the subject of “Documentary on One: Notes from a Belfast Rape Trial”. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

One of the most memorable slogans during the long campaign for women’s reproductive rights in Catholic-dominated Ireland was: “Get your rosaries off o(...)

A female scout leader claimed she had been raped by a male adult leader during a 2009 camp, when she was 18 years old. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

During six years leading the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland Ian Elliott investigated the church’s handling(...)

It is alleged Kieran Creaven, a television producer in the RTÉ Sports department, flew from Ireland to meet up  in Leeds with someone he believed to be a 13-year-old girl.

The video starts with a camera phone pointed at the ground. White runners are pounding on a dark pavement. A woman’s voice calls out a name and her ha(...)

 Mikhail Khodorkovsky  in the defendants’ box during a court session in Moscow in 2011. Photograph: Denis Sinyakov/Reuters

Ireland’s attitude towards the disputed convictions of the Russian former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky “should be a source of national shame”, a Dubl(...)

DPP Claire Loftus: says the cost of barristers’ fees to her office is being pushed up by white-collar prosecutions.

The Director of Public Prosecutions ordered that 44 per cent of suspects, whose cases were submitted to its office for a decision on prosecution in (...)

Patrick Walsh leaving Dublin District Court, after he entered a guilty plea to multiple counts. Photograph: Court Collins

A former Canada Life agent from Limerick has admitted theft of approximately €270,000 from the company.Patrick Walsh, 33, from Camass North, Bruff, Co(...)

A former Canada Life agent from Limerick is to stand trial accused of theft of approximately €270,000 from the company.  Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A former Canada Life agent from Limerick is to stand trial accused of theft of some €270,000 from the company.Patrick Walsh (33) from Camass North, Br(...)

It is alleged the offences occurred at Vodafone’s HQ in Leopardstown in Co. Dublin from 2003 until 2007

A former senior executive at Vodafone Ireland is to stand trial charged with stealing almost €2 million from the company over a four-year period.Niall(...)

Direction issued to An Garda Síochána over access to solicitor following Supreme Court judgment

Suspects in Garda custody can now have their solicitor present during interviews after a major policy shift by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DP(...)

A serving member of An Garda Síochana has appeared in court charged with possession of more than 650 images and video clips of child sexual abuse.

A serving member of An Garda Síochana has appeared in court charged with possession of more than 650 images and video clips of child sexual abuse.The (...)