Martina Baxter

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 Jenna-eve Smyth (25) died on  June 18th, 2016

A driver convicted of causing the crash that killed his girlfriend in Co Meath three years ago broke down in tears when the jury returned its guilty v(...)

Mark Dalton, who forged the name of Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl on almost 300 cheques to steal €202,066 from a voluntary housing association in Co Kildare, was jailed for three years at Dundalk Circuit Court on Thursday.

A former parliamentary assistant and county councillor who forged the name of Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl on almost 300 cheques to steal €202,066(...)

Mark Dalton was a Kildare county councillor from 2004 until  2009.

A former county councillor, who forged Fianna Fail TD Seán Ó Fearghail’s signature on cheques, has admitted stealing more than €200,000 from a Kildare(...)

Conor Walsh, who was a learner driver, had failed a breath test at the scene and a medical report concluded his driving ability would have been impaired by the level of alcohol in his system, the court was told.

The father of a young man who was killed when a car driven by his best friend crashed into a cement pillar in Co Meath made a heartfelt plea to young (...)

Emergency services were called to the Railway Street area of Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph: Google Maps

A man will be sentenced in July for making a “bogus” emergency call about a gang member being shot at a Dublin city block of flats, a court has heard.(...)

Ryan McLoughlin (23) followed Scott Byrne over a dual carriageway and attacked him from behind with a knife. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin father-of-two who slashed an artery in his own hand while stabbing a man in the stomach has received a partially suspended sentence. Dublin (...)

The man has 47 previous convictions for assault, drugs offences, false imprisonment, criminal damage and road traffic matters.

A Dublin man has been jailed for two years for having sex with a 14-year-old neighbour. The girl told gardaí she had sex with the man, who was 21 at (...)

The court heard Darren Larkin has 73 previous convictions. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

A vulnerable homeless man assaulted a motorist by hurling a rock through her passenger window, a court has heard. Garda Liam Carroll revealed that Ja(...)

David McDermott leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court after reciving a suspended sentence of two and a half years. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man who assaulted his adult stepson and threatened to slit his throat in a row over keeping the garden tidy has received a suspended sentence. Davi(...)

Judge Martina Baxter sentenced Alan Jackson to six years imprisonment, but suspended the final 18 months for a period of 18 months provided he engage with the Probation Services upon his release.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A homeless man who set fire to an acquaintance’s flat and caused more than €29,000 damage has been jailed for six years, with 18 months suspended. A(...)

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