Garrett Cooney’s legal career spanned 45 years. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

One of Ireland’s most prominent barristers Garrett Cooney has died following a short illness. Although he acquired a reputation as a leading practiti(...)

  Rebecca Carter (18), of Ardcolm Drive, Castlebridge, Co Wexford, leaving court on Tuesday.  Photograph: Conor Ó Mearáin

An 18-year-old Co Wexford student, whose Leaving Cert marks were wrongly totted up by an examiner, could lose her chance of a place in a college veter(...)

Supt Dave Taylor said in his protected disclosure that he was ordered by  Callinan to conduct the smear campaign and that  O’Sullivan was aware of it. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Charleton Tribunal was established because of false claims made by the former head of the Garda Press Office, counsel for Garda HQ and former comm(...)

Former Garda Press Officer David Taylor arrives at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin Castle on Wednesday. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A former head of the Garda Press Office has rejected a suggestion that he was anxious to “do down” the then Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan becau(...)

 Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness (centre)  arriving in Dublin Castle to give evidence at the Charleton tribunal. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Former Garda press officer Supt David Taylor was “devastated” by the way he was being treated by senior management in the force, the Charleton tribuna(...)

John Tighe (40) of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Wednesday  morning. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A jury hearing the trial of a father accused of murdering his baby son must be “certain of his guilt” before they can return a guilty verdict, his def(...)

John Tighe (40) of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo,  leaving Central Criminal Court in Dublin where he is on trial for the murder of his son, Joshua Sussbier Tighe. Photograph: Collins Courts

A father accused of murdering his baby son told gardaí “I did all I could,” as his child was dying in his arms. The jury in the trial of John Tighe h(...)

John Tighe  arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Thursday  where he is on trial for the murder of his  son Joshua Sussbier Tighe. Photograph:  Collins

Baby Joshua Tighe, whose father is on trial accused of his murder, had paper that matched two different tissue boxes in his throat when he died, a for(...)

Maurice McCabe at Charleton tribunal. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe was the subject of “hostility and enmity” within the gardaí, the Charleton tribunal has heard. Sgt McCabe’s ba(...)

Eric Eoin Marque at  the Four Courts for a High Court hearing in 2013.

The High Court has heard objections to a legal bid by an Irish man, described by the FBI as the world’s ‘largest facilitator of child pornography’, ai(...)

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