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Optimist dinghies racing off Dún Laoghaire’s West Pier at the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport/Irish Sailing

Long-awaited summer-like sunshine graced the 196-boat fleet on the final day of the Volvo Youth Sailing National Championships on Dublin Bay on Sunday(...)

Melvin Rattigan (21), of St Mary’s Park, Dunsink Lane, Finglas, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where he received 240 hours of community service. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 18-year-old driver who fled the scene after his car hit a cyclist has been sentenced to community service in lieu of going to prison. Melvin Rattig(...)

A man who defrauded a foreign student who was duped into renting a non-existent room may perform community service in lieu of a prison sentence. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A man who defrauded a foreign student who was duped into renting a non-existent room may perform community service in lieu of a prison sentence. Ashl(...)

A man who placed a seatbelt around a taxi driver’s neck and tried to choke him as he drove down a slip road onto a motorway has been jailed. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A man who placed a seatbelt around a taxi driver’s neck and tried to choke him as he drove down a slip road onto a motorway has been jailed for one ye(...)

The court heard Fitzgerald had an extraordinarily unhappy and violent childhood.

A Kerry man who broke into the home of a vulnerable woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money will be sentenced next week at the Central (...)

North Belfast: Sinn Féin candidate John Finucane and DUP contender Nigel Dodds have been deeply affected by the North’s Troubles. Photographs PA

There is a dark symmetry between the two main candidates in the Westminster general election contest for North Belfast. In 1989 the UDA went into the(...)

Mr Justice Paul McDermott said it had been a shocking and violent attack on the victim by a man she knew and trusted enough to allow into her home.

A man who tricked his way into his neighbour’s house before raping her at knife point and threatening to kill her in an ordeal that lasted over two ho(...)

Paul Moore (51) has been remanded in custody over an assault that took place on the Dart in 2014. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A rapist who has been jailed six times for sexual offences over the last 25 years has been remanded in custody pending the imposition of a new prison (...)

Green Party MLA Clare Bailey celebrates with supporters at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

Belfast North The DUP’s Paula Bradley was elected following the elimination of running-mate Nelson McCausland. “He is a massive loss,” she said after(...)

 Cornelius Price (35) of Rockleigh House, Richardstown, Gormanston, Co Meath, at the Dublin District Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Meath man who drove a van straight at a garda at high speed forcing him to jump out of its path to escape serious injury has been jailed for three (...)

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