Ms Biggs

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 Thomas ‘Toddy’ Dooley suffered eight blows to his head, which shattered his skull, disfigured his face and left fragments of bone lodged in his brain.

Two men have had their convictions quashed for the “savage” murder of a 64-year-old Offaly man who was beaten to death with a baseball bat in his own (...)

The prosecutor told the jury that, for a murder verdict, the State had to prove that the accused had intended to kill or cause serious injury. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The barrister for a man, who killed a 20-year-old with a single blow of a baseball bat, has suggested that the force with which he wielded the bat cou(...)

The man pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court in October 2018 to 21 sample charges . File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A father who raped and sexually assaulted his daughter on a repeated basis over a 12-year period and told gardaí that he considered her a “partner” by(...)

The witness told the court he wrapped his coat around his friend’s head as he was bleeding. File photogra: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A murder trial witness has described how he placed his jacket under the head of his best friend as blood came from his ears and mouth after he was str(...)

Judge Melanie Greally praised the girl’s courage in coming forward at a young age for what she said was a ‘very difficult process’

A man who admitted defiling a 14-year-old girl whom he collected from a teenage disco in Dublin has been sentenced to four years in jail, with the fin(...)

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that the bus was carrying more than 30 students on a school run. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A vehicle testing firm found guilty of breaching health and safety laws in the testing of a school bus subsequently involved in a fatal crash has brou(...)

A man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court for raping a mentally impaired woman in his Dublin city centre flat. The woman, who is in her tw(...)

 Members of the Gardai Technical Bureau  at the scene in the Phoenix Park where Gerard Donnelly was found dead on November 29th, 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A homeless man, whose body was found on fire in a Dublin park, died of blunt force trauma to the head and was already dead when his body was set al(...)

A life sentence has been handed down to a man for murdering his wife in their home in Dundalk three years ago.Michael McDonagh (36) of College Manor, (...)

Friends and family of Melanie McCarthy McNamara’s celebrate outside the Central Criminal Court today after Keith Hall was jailed for her manslaughter. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing 16-year-old Melanie McCarthy McNamara, who was shot while sitting in car in Dublin l(...)