Practising at Lahinch Golf Club. Photograph:  Brian Arthur

The staging of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Lahinch is having “a transformative effect” on the seaside resort, according to local hotelier, Micha(...)

Phil McCarthy told Cork Circuit Criminal court  her father Patrick McCarthy ‘thought he would take the easy way out and try and kill himself when allegations came to light’.

A young woman, who was sexually abused by her own father as a child, saved his life when she found him hanging himself in a shed, a court has heard. (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan: has clashed with Shane Ross on occasion. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government agreed to nominate several more judges at its Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, filling vacancies in the the High Court, the Circuit Court an(...)

A man who broke into his ex-partner’s home before repeatedly raping her and her teenage foster daughter during a cocaine-fuelled ‘night of horror’ has been jailed for 18 years. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A man who broke into his ex-partner’s home before repeatedly raping her and her teenage foster daughter during a cocaine-fuelled “night of horror” has(...)

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon noted the inherent improbability that three people made up a complaint against the same man in 11 days. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The similarity of alleged attacks against three separate victims allowed a High Court judge in the trial of convicted sex offender Patrick Nevin to ru(...)

Criminal lawyer Tara Burns, currently counsel to the former Garda press officer Dave Taylor at the Disclosures Tribunal, has been nominated for appointment to the High Court.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The Cabinet has approved the nomination of three Court of Appeal judges and one judge of the High Court at its meeting on Wednesday. High Court judge(...)

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(...)

Murder accused John Tighe (40), of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, arriving  at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A nurse who tried to help a father while his baby choked on a piece of tissue was not sure if he was following her instructions, a murder trial has he(...)

A woman told gardaí that she was in fear for her life when she simulated the suicide of her housemate, a court has heard. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A woman told gardaí that she was in fear for her life when she simulated the suicide of her housemate on the orders of her housemate’s killer. The 34(...)

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