Shiobhan Weston from Sandycove and Linda Harnden from Deansgrange swimming near the Forty Foot after the bathing area reopened on the first day of restrictions being eased. Photograph: Alan Betson

For a couple of shimmering, sun-kissed minutes at lunchtime on a warm May day in Sandycove it seemed almost as if everything was okay again. Children (...)

Winnifred Lawence appeared before Judge Paula Murphy at Blancharstown District Court.

A pensioner accused of making an exaggerated insurance claim absconded from the court on the day she was making the claim in the name of another woman(...)

A claims case over an allegedly fraudulent car crash, which was said to fit the pattern of six suspicious accidents, was thrown out by a judge on Tuesday at the request of Zurich Insurance. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A claims case over an allegedly fraudulent car crash, which was said to fit the pattern of six suspicious incidents, has been thrown out by a judge at(...)