Mr Justice Paul Carney receives a congratulatory handshake from the president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns,  at the Four Courts   on the occasion of  his retirement.  Photograph: Collins Courts

Mr Justice Paul Carney has served at the Central Criminal Court since 1991, presiding over more rape and murder trials than any of his colleagues. Hig(...)

A Cork man (34) has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to  the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in the city. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old Cork man has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Cork city last(...)

File photograph of Graham Dwyer (42) of Kerrymount Close in Foxrock, Dublin 18, who pleaded not guilty to the murder of Elaine O’Hara on  August 22nd, 2012. Photograph: Collins.

The jury in the trial of murder accused Graham Dwyer has been selected at the Central Criminal Court. Mr Dwyer, a south Dublin architect, is charged w(...)