Mr Justice Michael White said Alexander Whelan was of previous ‘excellent character’ and had an excellent record at school.

A young man of “excellent character” who fatally stabbed his mother’s violent, heroin-using ex-boyfriend during a row at the family home has been sent(...)

Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe. File photograph: Collins

About 10 messages were deleted from Aaron Brady’s girlfriend’s phone in the hours before and after the fatal shooting of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe, th(...)

Aaron Brady: pleaded not guilty to the capital murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe on January 25th, 2013 at Lordship Credit Union, Bellurgan, Co Louth.   Photograph: Collins

A credit union volunteer broke down crying as she told a murder trial of the moment she thought a robber was going to kill her after she witnessed the(...)

A serial burglar who broke into a woman’s house and repeatedly raped her in 2011 has been returned to prison after breaching the terms of the suspended part of his sentence by committing more burglaries. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A serial burglar who broke into a woman’s house and repeatedly raped her in 2011 has been returned to prison after breaching the terms of the suspende(...)

The trial of Aaron Brady  from  Crossmaglen, Co Armagh,   is expected to be a lengthy one. File photograph: Collins

A 15-person jury has been sworn in to hear the trial of a man charged with the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe seven years ago. Aaro(...)

Gardaí at the Rathfarnham  home of Patricia O’Connor whose dismembered body was found  in the Wicklow Mountains. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A Dublin man has pleaded not guilty to murdering a 61-year-old grandmother whose dismembered remains were found scattered across the Wicklow mountains(...)

Father of three Robert Lawlor was acquitted last week of five charges, including attempted murder, following a trial in which his ex-girlfriend Rachel Kirwan resiled from a statement she gave to gardaí.

A man who was cleared of threatening to murder his ex-girlfriend’s partner, has had a charge of assaulting his ex and causing her harm dropped at the (...)

Yusif Ali Abdi  who denies murdering of his 20 month old son Nathan in Clane in 2001. File Photograph: Collins

A 46-year-old man will go on trial tomorrow accused of murdering his infant son at his Kildare home over 18 years ago. Yusif Ali Abdi, with an addres(...)

Mohamed Morei is charged with the murder of Yosuke Sasaki. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A 20-year-old man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering a Japanese national in Dundalk nearly two years ago. Mohamed Morei, an Eg(...)

A man has been convicted of raping a sleeping woman at a Kildare house party. The 27-year-old Laois man, who cannot be named to protect his victim’s (...)

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