John Joyce

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The Government’s decision to recommend a posthumous presidential pardon for Myles Joyce

Descendents of Connemara victims of the Maamtrasna murder case have welcomed the Government’s decision to recommend a posthumous presidential pardon f(...)

The horrendous crime of rape may result in pregnancy. When it does, some argue the foetus should be regarded as an aggressor and be expelled by abortion. File photograph: Getty Images

Certain elements in the current abortion debate are reminiscent of a famous clash of ideas between the two Greek thinkers Heraclitus and Parmenides. T(...)

Patrick J Tuohy’s portrait  of John Stanislaus Joyce

On that infamous piece of real-estate-agency furniture, the property ladder, the only direction you ever hear of anyone taking is up. Yes, mortgage de(...)

Counsel for the Director of Public Prosecutions, Michael Delaney SC, said it was difficult to find a case of aggravated burglary of comparable gravity. File photograph: Collins Courts

A number of men who received sentences of up to 20 years’ imprisonment for an aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary have moved to appeal the severity of(...)

Five men who received sentences of up to 20 years imprisonment for an aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary are set to appeal against the severity of their sentences in March. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A number of men who received sentences of up to 20 years imprisonment for an aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary are set to appeal against the severit(...)

A drug addict who used an Airsoft pistol to hold up a dry cleaners where he had earlier gone to get alterations done has been jailed.

A drug addict used an Airsoft pistol to hold up a dry cleaners where he had earlier gone to get alterations done. A worker in the shop recognised Joh(...)

Myles Joyce, who was hanged in Galway in 1882 and is widely accepted as being innocent of the Maamtrasna murders. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

The handwriting was impeccable but written in a language the correspondent did not speak. “Sir, I beg to state through the columns of your influent(...)

Gardaí were confronted by “mayhem” when they arrived to a Co Westmeath pub on St Patrick’s Day where an altercation had broken out between two Traveller factions, Mullingar District Court has heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A judge has described the legal aid system as a “joke” after 14 men charged with violent disorder demanded free legal representation despite posting €(...)

Michael O’Reilly on his way to beating Athy’s John Joyce to book his place in national final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Michael O’Reilly will not allow his international success to distract him from his domestic duties as he chases a third Irish middleweight title in a(...)

Adam Nolan, red shorts, in action during his win over  Michael Bustard during the National Elite Men’s semi-final at the National Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

London 2012 Olympians Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill cruised through to the finals of the 2016 men’s National Elite Championships after their respecti(...)

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