Michael Casey, Clonlong Halting Site, Limerick, had pleaded guilty to a series of burglaries, including one at the home of John O’Donoghue at Toomaline, Doon, on August 27th, 2015.

The Court of Appeal has increased prison sentences handed down to two men jailed for a “fatal burglary” at the home of a 62-year-old after finding tha(...)

‘This is not a victimless crime because somewhere in the world there are actual children being abused,’ said Judge Martin Nolan.

A man who was caught in possession of thousands of child pornography images as a result of a Europol investigation has been jailed for two years. Joh(...)

Michael Casey, Clonlong Halting Site, Limerick, had pleaded guilty to a series of burglaries, including one at the home of John O’Donoghue at Toomaline, Doon, on August 27th, 2015.

Longer sentences should be imposed for burglaries which are leaving elderly people in rural Ireland to “live in permanent fear or dread”, the Director(...)

Simon Meehan and his science teacher, Karina Lyne. Much of the criticism  for the winner came from people passing judgment on a piece of sound science that had hallmarks of brilliance, even though they had not read it

The court of social media put Ireland’s much-celebrated and internationally-renowned Young Scientist competition in the dock this week with accusation(...)

 Michael Casey, Clonlong Halting Site, Limerick, had pleaded guilty to a series of burglaries, including one at the home of John O’Donoghue at Toomaline, Doon, on August 27th, 2015.

Increased prison sentences are being sought for two men involved in a burglary at the home of a 62-year-old Limerick man who collapsed and died as he (...)

A former teacher and table tennis coach is to be sentenced next week for possession of child pornography.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

A former teacher and table tennis coach is to be sentenced next week for possession of child pornography. John O’Donoghue pleaded guilty earlier this(...)

Brian Lenihan, Eileen Lemass, Charles Haughey and Gerry Collins at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

It was not so much the reopening of Stepaside Garda station that suggested “stroke politics” – it was the unsubtle banners that festooned the constit(...)

The contract cleaning services firm Noonan Services  generates 40 per cent of its revenue in the UK. Photograph: Getty Images

The new South African owners of Noonan Services, the Dublin-based facilities management and contract cleaning company, have signalled that they plan t(...)

Noonan Services saw its revenue treble to more than €300 million since its takeover by Alchemy in 2008

Top managers at Noonan Services are believed to have secured a €20 million-plus payday as South African conglomerate BidVest agreed to buy the Dublin-(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen strongly criticised the EU for its behaviour towards Ireland during the financial crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen has reopened discussion on the way Ireland was treated within the European Union after the economic crash and, by extensi(...)

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