Lynn Margiotta, from Finglas, Dublin,  said she was unfit for work for much of 2014  and provided over a dozen medical certificates made out by her brother, Dr Tony Margiotta. Photograph: Collins Courts

The trial of a garda civil servant accused of using bogus sick certs has collapsed after a judge ruled the investigation breached her right to privacy(...)

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials has been adjourned until next week after the court ran out of panel members. Photograph: Getty

The trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials has been adjourned until next week after the court ran out of panel members. Aoife Maguire (60), (...)

Breifne O’Brien leaving the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Millions of euros obtained by businessman Breifne O’Brien through theft and deception were used to pay for items including an extension on his Glenage(...)

Breifne O’Brien    arriving at the  Dublin  Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Businessman Breifne O’Brien, who pleaded guilty to multi-million euro charges of theft and deception in June, is destitute and living on €188 a week,(...)