Senegalese light-heavyweight world champion boxer Battlin’ Siki (Louis Phail) mock-boxing with two boys in Dublin. (Photo by Walshe/Getty Images)

Boxing promoters are no mugs. When it comes to putting punters’ bums on seats, they know what works. And few things help grease demand for ringside s(...)

 Sgt  Conor Gilmartin form Cloyne, Co Cork, pictured leaving the Four Courts  on Monday after a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A garda sergeant, who was for several years harassed and intimidated by false claims posted about him on the internet, was awarded €8,000 damages at a(...)

 The aftermath of the Stardust fire in Dublin on February 14th, 1981. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

The families of the Stardust victims say they are pulling out of an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the 1981 fire and subsequent investigat(...)

Anthony Handley has won an appeal against his sentence for dangerous driving causing death, with the court saying the two-year sentence imposed was unduly harsh. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who killed a young mother and seriously injured her 15-week-old child when he hit them with his car while in “a micro-sleep” has had the balance(...)

A judge said his heart was broken on hearing “the very very moving” account of what a child said about how her mother treated her. Judge Patrick McCa(...)

Eoin Daly is currently serving a five-year sentence in Portlaoise Prison.

A prisoner who told a judge he was unable to provide a urine sample for drug-testing because he suffered from “stage fright” has been given a three-ye(...)

A man claiming to be a ‘whistleblower’ has been jailed for five years for making online postings alleging a garda was corrupt. File photograph: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images

A man claiming to be a “whistleblower” has been jailed for five years for making online postings alleging a garda was corrupt. Sean Carraher (55) beg(...)

Seán Carraher (55), of Stradbrook Hill, Blackrock, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where he has pleaded not guilty to harassing Garda Sgt Conor Gilmartin between March 2009 and May 2011. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man who allegedly harassed a Garda sergeant by posting messages online considers himself a “whistleblower” who is exposing garda corruption, (...)

A man who sexually assaulted his four young daughters in a “horror of a home” has been jailed for four and a half years. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

A man who sexually assaulted his four young daughters in a “horror of a home” has been jailed for four and a half years. Judge Patrick McCartan said (...)

When Eoin Daly returned to  prison, he was placed in an observation cell. He was later found asleep on the toilet with a package between his legs.

An inmate who attempted to internally smuggle drugs back into prison was caught after he fell asleep on the toilet while excreting them. Eoin Daly (3(...)

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