A sentence of 3½ years for a convicted killer was criticised by the victim’s family on Monday. Norma Phillips (47) was convicted of manslaughter fo(...)

Prosecuting counsel Denis Vaughan Buckley SC told the jury that they will hear evidence that gardaí responded to an emergency call from a woman saying someone had been stabbed.

A woman who is on trial for murder told gardai she was acting in self-defence, the Central Criminal Court heard on Tuesday. Norma Phillips (46), a Zi(...)

Matthew Cummins, (22), of Churchview Heights, Edenderry, Co Offaly; Seán Davy, (21), of Clonmullen Drive, Edenderry and James Davy (25), of Thornhill Meadows, Celbridge, Co Kildare, have pleaded not guilty to murdering Thomas “Toddy” Dooley at Sr Senan Court, Edenderry on February 12th, 2014.  FIle photograph: Collins Courts

A judge has told a jury at a murder trial that it would be “illogical” to fully acquit any of the three men before them. Ms Justice Margaret Henegha(...)

Patrick  Brennan (52), with an address at Lindisfarne Avenue, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 was charged with knowingly possessing an explosive substance, to wit four 400-gramme blocks of TNT and three electric explosive detonators, under such circumstances as to give rise to a reasonable suspicion he had not got them in his possession for a lawful object, at Store Street, Dublin 1, on June 16th.

A Dublin man has been charged at the Special Criminal Court with possession of over a kilogramme of explosives. Patrick Brennan (52) was arrested on (...)

Julian Cuddihy at Letterkenny Court.

EOIN REYNOLDS The family of a man with paranoid schizophrenic, who killed his parents, has said they want to ensure other families take action befor(...)

 Kathleen (73) and James Cuddihy (77): found murdered at their home in Carndonagh, Co Donegal.

A man with paranoid schizophrenia who believed he was sending his parents to heaven when he attacked and killed them has pleaded not guilty to murder (...)

Karl Harford’s lawyers argued his sentencing judge failed to have sufficient regard to his age of 19 at the time of the offence and to his growing maturity. Photograph:Frank Miller

An eight-year jail sentence imposed on a man found in a car with a viable blast incendiary device was unduly severe, the Court of Appeal has ruled.Kar(...)

Judge Alan Mahon: chaired planning tribunal from 2003-2012. Photograph: Frank Miller

The judge who led the planning tribunal is to be promoted to the Court of Appeal after the Cabinet filled seven key judicial vacancies. Circuit Court(...)

Alan Mahon is among the seven judges who will fill key vacancies. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The judge who led the planning tribunal is to be promoted to the Court of Appeal after the cabinet moved to fill seven key judicial vacancies. (...)

The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, yesterday temporarily blocked the Dublin City Sheriff  from evicting Mary White and her family from her house on Upper Rathmines Road, Dublin.

A woman, whose only income is from social welfare, has been given just over a week to convince a judge he should restrain a bank from seizing her €700(...)

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