The man pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court in October 2018 to 21 sample charges . File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A father who raped and sexually assaulted his daughter on a repeated basis over a 12-year period and told gardaí that he considered her a “partner” by(...)

Séamus Morgan: jailed for life in 2016

A two-time killer who beat dissident republican Laurence “Bomber” Keane to death in Co Kildare eight years ago has lost his appeal against his convict(...)

The man was convicted by a  jury in 2014 of eight counts of sexual assault and four counts of rape. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A rapist, who warned his victim that she would be “going 10 feet under” if she exposed the abuse, has lost an appeal against his conviction. The man,(...)

Brooklyn Colbert (11) who was murdered by his uncle Patrick Dillon (28). Photograph: Facebook/Courtesy of Sonia Aylmer

A convicted child murderer can now be named following a successful application by RTÉ to lift a court order that prevented the man and his victim from(...)

Order remains in place despite the coming into force  of an amendment to a controversial section of the Children Act. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

An application by RTÉ to lift a court order which prevents a convicted child murderer and his victim from being publicly identified has been adjourned(...)

The child was 12 years old at the time of the trial. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A father who repeatedly raped his son and then tried to portray the boy as a liar who had lived in “a home of love, affection and care” has lost an ap(...)

The teenager wishes to be released before move to adult prison, court told. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A young man who defiled a girl at a party when they were both aged 15 has asked the Court of Appeal to reduce his sentence before he is transferred to(...)

The man was sentenced to six years and four years for offences committed as a child and young adult. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A man who abused his young cousin by making him perform sex acts over a six-year period has asked the Court of Appeal to quash his conviction. Lawyer(...)

The Court of Appeal ruled the man would remain in Cloverhill Prison. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A man who needs treatment at the Central Mental Hospital while he awaits trial for an alleged murder will remain in prison until a bed becomes availab(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham said the issue arose because there was ‘some disagreement between medical experts’ regarding what actually happened to the girl. File photograph: Collins Courts

A husband and wife who were jailed for subjecting their child to female genital mutilation (FGM) want the girl re-examined to assess whether the proce(...)

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