The man had amassed gambling debts, the court heard. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A gambling addict who posed as a social worker to con his victim out of his daughter’s college fund has been jailed for three years for this and other(...)

A man who was caught in prison with Kinder Surprise eggs containing cannabis and heroin has been jailed for four months.

A man who was caught in prison with Kinder Surprise eggs containing cannabis and heroin has been jailed for four months. Patrick Morgan (33), of Kilb(...)

The court heard Yourtel’s assets were mainly contained in three Bank of Ireland accounts, one containing about €24,000 and the other two containing “paltry” sums.

Yourtel, a Germany-based landline phone operator, is pulling out of the Irish market, the High Court has heard. The company also agreed in court to a(...)

Anthony Burns (43) robbed The Villager pub in Chapelizod, Dublin  on December 12th last using a gun he had bought in a toy shop. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

Customers in a Dublin pub jeered at a man who was carrying out a robbery with an imitation gun, a court has heard. Anthony Burns (43) robbed The Vill(...)

 Siobhan Maguire pictured outside court earlier this month. Photograph: Collins

A personal assistant who stole more than €1 million from her employers over a 14-year period has been jailed for four years. Siobhán Maguire (47) sto(...)

A woman went on a massive spending spree after a bank accidentally deposited more than €51,000 into her account, a court has heard. File photograph: Getty Images

A woman went on a massive spending spree after a bank accidentally deposited more than €51,000 into her account, a court has heard. Margaret McDonnel(...)

Westmeath camogie player Dinah Loughlin (30) has been given a two year suspended sentence for stealing some €28,000 from her boss, a barrister, which she used to pay for online purchases such as clothes, CDs, and an iPod. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

An inter-county camogie player has been given a suspended sentence for stealing more than €28,000 from a barrister which she used for online shopping.(...)