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Prof John Harbison became the State’s first forensic pathologist in 1974 and conducted postmortem examinations until 2003. Photograph: The Irish Times

Prof John Harbison served as the State pathologist for nearly 30 years and worked on some of the most high-profile murder cases in the State’s history(...)

Mark Nash said his rights under the European Convention had been breached because of the period of 12 years which elapsed between him first being questioned in respect of the Grangegorman murders, and the decision to formally charge him following the discovery of new evidence. File photograph: Collins Courts

An application from the serial murderer Mark Nash to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg has been thrown out. In an application (...)

Mark Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering two women whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Dublin 21 years ago. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

The Court of Appeal has upheld serial killer Mark Nash’s conviction for the “cold-case” killing of two women in Dublin known as the Grangegorman murd(...)

At Mountjoy Prison in Dublin  prisoners borrowed a total of €88,003 over three years.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Inmates have been given €500,000 in interest-free loans by the Irish Prison Service in three years for items including Communion expenses and a dog. (...)

Mark Nash is taken from the Bridewell Court after he was charged in October 2009 in connection with the deaths of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callinan in Grangegorman. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mark Nash has opened an appeal against his conviction for killing two women in Dublin 20 years ago. Nash was found guilty in 2015 of the “cold case”(...)

Mark Nash: he was found guilty of the murders of Sylvia Sheils (59) and Mary Callanan (61) at  sheltered housing in Grangegorman and for the murder  of two people  Co Roscommon. Photograph by Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Mark Nash has lost a Supreme Court appeal seeking damages for the delay in prosecuting him for murdering two women in Grangegorman, Dublin almost 20 y(...)

Left to right: Adrian Bayley who was jailed for life for murdering Jill Meagher in Melbourne; Mark Nash, who murdered two women and was previously convicted for murdering two others; Brian Hennessy who was jailed for three life sentences for murdering Sharon Whelan and her daughters; and Clive Sharp jailed for life after confessing to the murder of Irish vet Catherine Gowing

Zoltan Almasi had just come home from work when he heard someone banging on his van outside his Naas home. He took a baseball bat and went to investig(...)

Ken Murphy, Mark Tighe and Simon Murphy at the Law Society media awards.

The Irish Times has been recognised for three pieces of journalism covering the Irish legal system at the 25th annual Law Society Justice Media Awards(...)

Steven Avery: “What happened to Avery could happen anywhere to anyone at any time,” says Anne Driscoll, manager of the Irish Innocence Project at Griffith College Dublin Steven Avery: “What happened to Avery could happen anywhere to anyone at any time,” says Anne Driscoll, manager of the Irish Innocence Project at Griffith College Dublin

Everyone’s talking about Making A Murderer, the ground-breaking documentary series from Netflix which explores the case of Steven Avery, the Wiscons(...)

DNA fingerprint: DNA analysis is relatively cheap, easy to explain to a jury and, thanks to TV shows like CSI, viewed as nearly above question in its reliability

One of the earliest advocates of forensic science in Ireland, Supt George Lawlor, had a story he liked to tell. In 1907, the Dublin administration dec(...)

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