High Court judge Mr Justice Michael White ordered that the deceased child should not be identified. File Photograph:  Collins Courts.

The Court of Appeal has rejected an application by several media outlets to be allowed to name a woman who smothered her three-year-old child to death(...)

Deirdre Morley (44) of Parson’s Court, Newcastle, Co Dublin, has been treated at the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum since the deaths of her children.

A mother accused of murdering her three young children is expected to plead not guilty by reason of insanity when she goes on trial next year. Deird(...)

The court heard that the alleged offence is punishable by imprisonment, fine or both. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A key witness who failed to appear in court to give evidence in the capital murder trial of Aaron Brady has been arrested and will face trial for cont(...)

The decision to prosecute Aaron Brady before a jury was met with surprise by legal observers   due to the nature of the crime and Brady’s connections to paramilitaries and organised criminals. Photograph: Collins

The Director of Public Prosecutions declined to use the non-jury Special Criminal Court to prosecute Aaron Brady for the murder of Detective Garda Adr(...)

Aaron Brady of Crossmaglen, Co Armagh. Photograph: Collins

The jury in the trial of Aaron Brady, who denies the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe, continues deliberations at the Central Criminal(...)

Aaron Brady (29) from New Road, Crossmaglen, Co Armagh has pleaded not guilty to the capital murder of Det Gda Adrian Donohoe. File photograph: Collins

It “may be dangerous to rely on” the evidence of a witness who told the Aaron Brady trial that she heard the accused admit that he “shot a cop in Irel(...)

Mountjoy Prison in Dublin, where Gary Simpson was a protected prisoner doubled up in a single cell with no in-cell sanitation and on 23 hour lock-up.

A former prisoner will get just one third of the estimated €1m legal costs of his action in which he got €7,500 damages over his conditions of detenti(...)

Sphanie Ng leaving the Central Criminal Court in Dublin last year after a teenager was sentenced to 11 years for her attempted murder. Photograph: Courtesy of RTÉ News

A teenage boy who tried to murder a woman he met on an internet dating app will serve a further two years detention before his 11-year sentence is rev(...)

 Aaron Brady. File Photograph: Collins

A US immigration expert has said it is “very unusual” that Homeland Security officers took no action against a witness in the trial of Aaron Brady af(...)

Aaron Brady (29)  told the Central Criminal Court it was “ridiculous” to suggest that a call to gardaí   five nights before the robbery was made to test garda response times. FIle photograph: Collins

The man accused of murdering Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe during an armed raid on a credit union has said one of the named suspects for the robbery (...)

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