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The Speaker Connolly pub in the Firhouse area of Dublin where an armed and masked raider was tackled to the ground by customers after trying to hold up the pub. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A man charged over a botched raid at a pub in Dublin on New Year’s Day needed 30 stitches to his head and suffered two fractured ribs, a court has hea(...)

  Vincent McGrath,   former MEP Patricia McKenna,  Annette Woolley,  Frank Donaghy and Solidarity TD Paul Murphy at a press conference ahead of the first trial of seven defendants   who were found not guilty    of the false imprisonment of former Labour leader Joan Burton  and her assistant. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Jobstown trial involving Solidarity TD Paul Murphy was the most high-profile criminal trial of 2017 in Ireland and was followed by Dáil exchanges (...)

A file image of Dunmanway Garda station which a court heard was attacked by two men armed with an iron bar.  Photograph: Google Street view

Two men have been charged following an investigation into an attack on a Garda station in west Cork in which two men, wearing balaclavas and armed wit(...)

Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz (31) feels he has a mandate for change in a continent destabilised by politicians twice his age. Photograph: Alex Halada/AFP/Getty Images

One thing is sure: he can expect a less chilly welcome to Brussels this week than his conservative predecessor Wolfgang Schüssel, who in 2000 teamed u(...)

Detective Garda Bernard McLoughlin said he had never come across an accident scene like this one before.

Claims for personal injuries, which were made by a man involved in an alleged staged road traffic accident, have been dismissed at a court in Galway. (...)

Jason Lester (18) from Brookview Close, Tallaght, Dublin had a guilty verdict against him in relation to an anti-water charges protest in Jobstown overthrown on appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin youth found guilty of false imprisonment of former tánaiste Joan Burton during the Jobstown protest had the verdict overturned on appeal on M(...)

Siptu president Jack O’Connor is to step down in the weeks ahead after 14 years in the post. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Siptu, the State’s largest trade union, will this week call for the Government to hold a referendum to give unions rights to engage in collective barg(...)

Anti-water charges protester Peter Herbert pictured outside Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after charges were dropped against him and  other defendants  in relation to the 2014 Jobstown protest. Photograph: Collins Courts

Supporters of the Jobstown protesters broke into chants of “Jobstown innocent, Labour guilty” in Court 19 on Monday afternoon as the State withdrew mo(...)

100 years ago this week L-Sgt Jack Moyney from Rathdowney,  won the VC for an extraordinary act of endurance.

One hundred years ago this week Lance-Sgt Jack Moyney from Rathdowney, Co Laois won the Victoria Cross (VC) for an extraordinary act of endurance. H(...)

Judge John King strongly urged both men to get legal representation

Two anti-war activists appeared at Ennis District Court on Wednesday charged with the criminal damage of a US navy aircraft at Shannon airport on Tues(...)

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