Martin Gallagher (20) is charged with assault causing harm  and false imprisonment

A 20-year-old man charged in connection with an attempted abduction of a pensioner in her late 60s in Dublin has been further remanded in custody. A (...)

Martin Gallagher blew kisses to supporters in court. Photograph: Facebook.

A 20-year-old man accused of attempting to kidnap an elderly woman in Dublin on Monday said it was “a joke that went wrong” after being charged, a cou(...)

The thoroughly modern Irish barn. Photographs: Simon Mills

Nestled in the Co Antrim foothills, about 10 miles from Ballymena, is a thoroughly modern Irish barn that is a weekend bolt-hole for its owner Andrew (...)

Judge Nolan suspended the final 18 months of the sentence after he accepted that Piercy was a good family man who has since stayed out of trouble

A father-of-four who threatened to burn a shop has been sentenced to three years.Anthony Piercy (33) of Esmondale, Naas, Co Kildare, pleaded guilty at(...)