Judge Brian O’Shea found that the accused boys told lies and were guilty. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Two Dublin schoolboys have been found guilty of sexually assaulting a then 13-year-old friend who was held down in a park while a hairbrush handle was(...)

Fionnuala O’Sullivan: ‘Seattle is an absolutely beautiful city’

Wild Geese: Fionnuala O’Sullivan It still surprises Fionnuala O’Sullivan that she lives in America. “I am stunned to be living here and have Americ(...)

The court heard the accused is a father of four, and has no previous convictions. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A father-of-four who intervened to pull a man away from a shop where he had been “hassling” his daughter will be sentenced later. Paul O’Neill (44) w(...)

File photo. Photograph: iStock

A burglar stole more than €30,000 worth of “irreplaceable” family heirlooms and belongings from an elderly woman, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has he(...)

The defendant’s barrister  submitted at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that the fact that his client had been given morphine for pain while attending accident and emergency affected his behaviour. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A prisoner who “demonstrated admirable speed, dexterity and agility” when he slipped handcuffs and made “a run for it” will serve an additional six mo(...)

David Byrne: prosecution alleges that when applying for a driving licence, he  failed to disclose his eye condition. Photograph:   Collins Courts.

A man charged with dangerous driving causing the death of a 70-year-old woman in Dublin had an eye condition and was advised not to drive, his trial h(...)

A man repeatedly threatened his ex-partner for weeks after beating her up because he refused to accept their relationship had ended, a court has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man repeatedly threatened his ex-partner for weeks after beating her up because he refused to accept their relationship had ended, a court has heard(...)

Sashi Buti (19) leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. The former Blackrock College rugby player has pleaded guilty to assaulting and robbing a taxi driver in Inchicore following a night out. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A former Blackrock College rugby player who assaulted and robbed a taxi driver to avoid paying a fare will be sentenced June next.Sashi Buti (19) was (...)