A photograph of the late John Gorman (19).

A jury verdict which found a driver guilty of manslaughter, after doctors agreed that he met the criteria to be found legally insane, has been causing(...)

When gardaí  caught up with James Barry he was submerged in the River Dodder. Photograph: Eric Luke

A robber who jumped into a river thinking the water would conceal his body temperature from Garda helicopters - even though there was no air pursuit t(...)

A former priest who raped a child he had paid to do his gardening has lost an appeal against his conviction. Denis Nolan (64), formerly of The Presby(...)

Mr Justice  George Birmingham said the decision to suspend the sentence in its entirety was “simply a step too far”.

A Dublin man who was pressured into delivering more than €120,000 worth of cannabis in order to pay off his brother’s drug debt has been given a two-a(...)

A man who broke into his ex-partner’s home before repeatedly raping her and her teenage foster daughter, has been jailed for 18 years. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A man who broke into his ex-partner’s home before repeatedly raping her and her teenage foster daughter has been jailed for 18 years. The 37-year-old(...)

A Co Louth man’s conviction for raping a family friend (15) has been quashed over a ruling which prevented his lawyers from questioning the girl as to why she was on the contraceptive pill at the time.

A Co Louth man’s conviction for raping a 15-year-old family friend has been quashed over a ruling which prevented his lawyers from questioning the gir(...)

Paul Horgan (27) who has been jailed for life for the murder of his mother in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

A 27-year-old IT student has been sentenced to life imprisonment after a jury unanimously found him guilty of the murder of his mother. He stabbed he(...)

Applications were made to a court to order Google and Microsoft, which operates the search engine Bing, to temporarily expunge a sex crime accused’s name from the internet.

A High Court judge has refused to order computer firm Microsoft to take down internet references to a previous court case involving a man due for tria(...)

Brendan Smith was fined €7,500 for price fixing at the Central Criminal Court last year. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Sentencing in a company price-fixing prosecution should be increased in order to safeguard the deterrent value of the law and encourage whistleblowers(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan opened the new Cork courthouse on Monday. File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A 41-year-old man is due to go on trial on Thursday charged with the murder of a mother-of-three in Co Cork five years ago in what will be the first j(...)

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