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‘Hell or high water, I will turn up to court,’ Michael Bayly said. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

A judge has refused to release a recovering drug addict out on bail after he told the court his pregnant partner has gone into self isolation with Cov(...)

There are only four jury trials ongoing in the State, all of which started before the coronavirus outbreak became a crisis. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

The changes to the criminal courts system amid the coronavirus crisis are difficult to spot at first. Aside from the hand-sanitiser dispensers and wa(...)

Det Gda Fitzpatrick told Maurice Coffey BL, prosecuting, that Samatha Irwin had entered the shop, spent about ten minutes browsing and waiting for customers to leave before approaching the counter with an item. Photograph: Collins Courts

A detective who spotted a bloodstained post-it note fall from a robber’s pocket while reviewing CCTV was able to match DNA from the note to the perpet(...)

Judge Melanie Greally said there was ‘no doubt’ there would be a lengthy custodial sentence. Photograph: Collins Court

A man was on bail for robbery when he knocked an 89-year-old woman to the ground and stole her handbag, a court has heard. Garda Fionnuala Lawlor tol(...)

Shane Halpin (25), of Fouillard Lane, Lusk, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assaulting Garda Derek Dalton causing him harm on September 2nd, 2018. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A man attacked and bit a garda who drove him home after he was found lying in his own vomit on the side of a road in north Co Dublin. Shane Halpin (2(...)

The investor had asked to visit what had been identified as his investment at which point an email was sent to Hevey by his coaccused saying “shit, he wants to visit the land registry, how do we get over that?”.

A fraudster who sold the same two forests in Co Roscommon “over and over again” to unsuspecting investors has been given an extra two years in jail on(...)

Kevin Maguire (29), of The Hedgerows, Foxrock, Co Dublin: jailed for  possession of child pornography. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A man who was caught in possession of over 4,300 images of child abuse and distributed a video of child abuse via email has been jailed for 18 months.(...)

Cathal Mac Coille presents  Morning Ireland on RTE One. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A bike thief who jumped into the canal to evade capture after assaulting retired RTÉ broadcaster Cathal Mac Coille with a bolt cutter has been jailed (...)

The attack took place while the victim and his husband were on the Liffey boardwalk in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A former soldier has received a three-year prison sentence for a random knife attack on a Welsh tourist. Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that Mar(...)

John McKeon was sentenced to 12 and a half years imprisonment, with the   final 18 months suspended.

A robber who attacked a defenceless shopkeeper with a claw hammer leaving him with “life changing” injuries has been jailed for 11 years. John McKeon(...)

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