Judge O Hagan

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John Ward appeared before Letterkenny Circuit Court charged with stabbing Patrick Mongan.

A man with 132 previous convictions, who stabbed his brother-in-law in the neck while he slept in his bed with his wife and baby, was given a suspende(...)

Monaghan Circuit Court awarded €75,000 in damages against a man who posted a defamatory comment on Facebook. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Last Thursday, Judge John O’Hagan of Monaghan Circuit Court awarded €75,000 in damages against a man who had posted a defamatory comment on Facebook. (...)

A Co Monaghan man posted a defamatory item on Facebook suggesting the head of the National Regional Game Council had made the organisation go ‘broke’

A Co Monaghan man who posted a defamatory item on Facebook about the national director of the country’s game shooting body has been ordered to pay €75(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court: the court was “satisfied beyond reasonable doubt” Murphy was guilty on all of the indictment’s counts. Photograph: Collins Courts

On the 13th day of the trial for tax evasion of Thomas “Slab” Murphy, his defence counsel, John Kearney QC, apologised to the court. “You didn’t wande(...)

File photograph of Shaun Kelly arriving at court.

Prosecutors have told the Court of Appeal that the four-year sentence imposed on a man whose dangerous driving caused the deaths of eight people was t(...)

The head of the company that owns the world’s largest trawler Annelies Ilena, formerly Atlantic Dawn, that his board is considering appealing a €105,000 fine imposed by an Irish court

The head of the company that owns the world’s largest trawler said on Sunday that his board is considering appealing a €105,000 fine imposed by an Iri(...)

Those who died in the Clonmany crash in July  2010  (clockwise from top left) Damien  McLaughlin, James McEleney, Eamon McDaid, PJ McLaughlin, Hugh Friel, Ciaran Sweeney, Paul Doherty and Mark McLaughlin.

The Director of Public Prosecutions is to appeal the sentence handed down to Shaun Kelly, the Co Donegal man found guilty of dangerous driving causing(...)

Shaun Kelly (third man from left), flanked by family members, as he arrives at Letterkenny Circuit Court in Donegal before being sentenced to four years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to dangerous driving, causing the deaths of eight men. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Family members of most of those killed in the July 2010 crash in Inishowen, Co Donegal, gave victim impact statements at Letterkenny Circuit Court on (...)

The scene in of the incident in Germany where Enda McLaughlin died after being struck by a car  after he stabbed three people. Photograph: (C) WDR

A Donegal man who was killed while running across a German motorway after stabbing three people had a long history of unprovoked and extreme violence (...)

Retired Fianna Fail Senator Francis O’Brien (70),  from Corwillan, Latton, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, at Carrick-on-Shannon Circuit Court for sentencing. Photograph: Brian Farrell.

A former Fianna Fáil senator has been jailed for his role in attempting to extort €100,000 from a Department of Agriculture veterinary inspector. Judg(...)