Henry Byrne

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  Peter Pringle  arriving at the Four Courts for the High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

The State has asked the High Court to dismiss a damages claim brought by Peter Pringle, who served almost 15 years in prison before his 1980 convictio(...)

Actors working with US ‘death row’ exoneree Sunny Jacobs and partner Peter Pringle for a one-off production of The Exonerated in Galway’s Town Hall theatre this Sunday. Photograph: Lorna Siggins

A former death row inmate in the US is among participants in a play to be performed in Galway on Sunday. Instances of wrongful imprisonment and the h(...)

Anne Byrne and Frances Morley, wives of the slain gardaí pictured at the ceremony. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has unveiled a monument in Co Roscommon to honour two gardaí killed in the line of duty after a bank robbery in (...)

A memorial will be unveiled on Friday afternoon by Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan near Loughglynn Co Roscommon to two gardaí shot dead in a sho(...)

Pat McCann pleaded guilty to criminal damage at John Brereton Jewellers on July 23rd, 2015. He was sentenced to death by hanging in 1980 for the capital murder of Garda Henry Byrne and his sentence was commuted to imprisonment.

A 70-year-old convicted garda murderer, who was originally sentenced to death before spending over 30 years in prison, has faced court on a criminal d(...)

Most of the gardaí killed were involved in road traffic incidents or died while trying to rescue others. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA

Garda Tony Golden’s death brings to 88 to the number of gardaí who have died while on active service for the force. Most of those killed were invol(...)