Keenan Johnson

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Staff at the Center Parcs Longford Forest resort which is due to open next month. Photograph: Naoise Culhane.

Alcohol licensing rules had to be redrawn to cater for the scale of the Center Parcs resort in Co Longford, Portlaoise Circuit Court has heard. The (...)

Dariusz Alchimionek leaving Tullamore Circuit Court after his sentencing. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

When a jury found Dariusz Alchimionek (44) guilty of the manslaughter of 19-year-old John Gorman in 2017, the victim’s family cheered while the lawyer(...)

 Dariusz Alchimionek leaving Tullamore Circuit Court after being sentenced. File photograph: James Flynn/APX

The Court of Appeal has been “compelled” to quash a jury verdict which convicted a driver of manslaughter, despite agreement amongst doctors that he m(...)

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(...)

Former garda Jimell Henry has been jailed for 18 months after admitting to passing information from the force’s computer sytem to criminals in Co Sligo. Photograph: James Connolly.

A former garda has been jailed for 18 months after admitting to passing information from the force’s computer sytem to criminals in Co Sligo. Circui(...)

The jury was instructed by Judge Keenan Johnson that “the only logical verdict” was not guilty by reason of insanity

A man who was jailed for six years for manslaughter despite the State accepting he was legally insane at the time of the incident is to appeal his cas(...)

Judge  warned drivers  to pull up, take a rest, have a snack or take a short walk if they feel tired or sleepy. Photograph: iStock

A road crash in which an 84-year-old man was killed highlights in “the most tragic way” the impact that a motorist failing to heed their body’s call f(...)

The phone used to commit the offences had been purchased using a false name and address. Photograph: iStock

A circuit court judge has called for tougher legislation governing the purchasing of mobile phones. Judge Keenan Johnson made the comments as he was(...)

Thomas McInerney, who admitted possessing stolen property at Cloncourse, Co Laois, leaving Tullamore District Court. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A member of the Garda Armed Response Unit told a court on Tuesday that the apprehension of three men in a major operation in Co Laois last summer was(...)

A man jailed for the false imprisonment of an 11-year-old is set to appeal against the severity of his 17 year sentence in January.

A man jailed for the false imprisonment of an 11-year-old is set to appeal against the severity of his 17 year sentence in January. Michael Martin (3(...)

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