James McCarney (40), of  Branzeit, Balmore, Glasgow, was charged with assault and resisting Garda Willie O’Donoghue in the execution of his duty at Macroom District Court (above) on February 7th, and with attempting to escape from Garda custody at Macroom District Court on the same date. File photograph: Google Street View

A 40-year-old Scottish businessman who had to be restrained by gardaí when he tried to escape from court earlier this week has been further remanded i(...)

 Brian Stacey (44), of Derry Drive, Crumlin, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin District Court this morning. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man is the owner of a boat he is accused of stealing during an alleged drunken chase along the River Liffey, a court heard on Thursday. Emer(...)

Fr Alec Reid, who died in 2013, went to see Gerry Adams in 1986 and asked: ‘what can you do to stop the IRA?’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The late Fr Alec Reid, who was pivotal to the beginnings of the Northern Ireland peace process, recalled how it all began following a conversation wit(...)

The action between the three partners is holding up another action by KOD Lyons against two of its former employees

A receiver may have to be appointed to a leading Dublin law firm because of a dispute between its partners the High Court has heard. Solicitor Michae(...)

Jeremy Dixon and his wife Sue leaving the Dublin District Court where they both gave evidence. Photograph: Collins

An alleged Twitter troll used a series of fake accounts to bombard a Dublin radio presenter with threats and online abuse, a court has heard. Geraldi(...)

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan proved the depth of his love for his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor by heroically trying to rescue her(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Garda Detective Inspector has denied Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas was arrested in bad faith so as to put pressure on Mr Bailey at the time of h(...)

Ian Bailey  arriving at the Four Courts  for his High Court action for damages. Photograph: Courts Collins

A Garda Detective Inspector has denied he put his crotch up against Ian Bailey’s face during an interview with Mr Bailey at the time of his first arre(...)

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and Dan Neville TD  announcing plans to address the issue of mental illness. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

We are sadly familiar with the phenomenon by now. People who seem to have everything going for them suddenly turn around and bring their lives to an e(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams (centre) and Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness (right) attend the funeral of Father Alec Reid in  the Clonard Monastery in west Belfast today. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters.

Hundreds of mourners from across Belfast have joined politicians and clergy of all denominations for the funeral of Fr Alec Reid, the quiet priest who(...)