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 denied bail. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A man accused of murdering a 72-year-old woman whose body was found in a burning car was denied bail by the High Court on Thursday. Michael Leonard ((...)

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(...)

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy said he was ‘shocked’ by the length of time taken to  cross-examine the 12-year-old. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Judges at the Court of Appeal have criticised a barrister for cross-examining a 12-year-old boy for six days about allegations that he was raped by hi(...)

Ger Hehir of Drumcavan, Ruan, Co Clare. The judge sentenced him to seven years’ imprisonment for the rape. He suspended the final 18 months on condition he engage with a sexual offenders’ programme and that he keep the peace and be of good behaviour while in custody and for three years upon his release.  Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Clare stable owner who raped and sexually assaulted a teenage girl has received a partially suspended sentence. Ger Hehir (58) was convicted aft(...)

 Laura Kenna (35) arriving at the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A jury has been unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a woman accused of slicing a civil servant’s throat on her way home from work. Laura Kenna (...)

  Laura Kenna (35) of no fixed abode has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to attempting to murder a woman at Drumcondra Road Lower, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 on January 3rd last year. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of a woman pleading not guilty by reason of insanity to the attempted murder of a civil servant, who was wa(...)

 Laura Kenna (35), of no fixed abode,  has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to attempting to murder a woman in Dublin  last year. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A woman on trial for slicing a civil servant’s throat told gardaí­ she was standing on the street “picking a victim” and that, shortly before the atta(...)

A file image of the late Anastasia ‘Ana’ Kriegel who was 14-year-old when she died earlier this year.

The second 13-year-old boy charged with the murder of teenager Anastasia ‘Ana’ Kriegel in May has been granted bail by Mr Justice Robert Eagar in the (...)

The body of Anastasia Kriegel (14) was found at a disused farmhouse in Lucan on May 17th. Photograph: RIP.ie

A 13-year-old boy accused of the murder of Kildare schoolgirl Anastasia ‘Ana’ Kriegel has been refused bail by Mr Justice Robert Eagar at the High Cou(...)

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