Hugh Hartnett

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Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

A pay dispute among barristers delayed the opening of a trial in Dublin on Thursday. Image: iStock.

A pay dispute among barristers delayed the opening of a trial in Dublin on Thursday as defence lawyers complained that they are paid less than their c(...)

Sexsomnia has been a feature of rape trials in the UK for the past 15 years. File photograph: Getty Images

Sexsomnia, a controversial condition which causes sufferers to carry out sexual acts in their sleep, has been a feature of rape trials in the UK for t(...)

Retired surgeon, Dr Michael Shine (85), of Wellington Road, Dublin 4, arriving at  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where he has gone on trial accused of indecently assaulting six males in Louth. He has pleaded not guilty. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

An alleged victim of a retired surgeon accused of indecently assaulting hospital patients has told a jury that he received €70,000 in compensation fro(...)

Dick Grogan: “A conviction journalist” not only committed to ensuring the truth emerged, as was evident in his coverage of Bloody Sunday, but was also a fine stylist. Photograph: The Irish Times

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent in Castletownbere, West Cork Dick Grogan was a campaigning journalist who was never afraid to challenge thos(...)

The trial of four men charged with the murder of Peter Butterly in Co Meath is due to open on Thursday. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A Dublin man who was charged with the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly is to be a prosecution witness and give evidence against his three(...)

Ted Cunningham has been given a five-year suspended sentence in relation to the money-laundering offence. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 65-year-old financial advisor has been given a five year suspended jail sentencing for his part in money laundering around STG£275,000 of the(...)

Ted Cunningham indicated this morning that he wanted to plead guilty to some of the offences. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A 65-year-old financial advisor has dramatically changed his plea to guilty on the fourth day of his trial for money laundering arising out of (...)