Jim Mansfield Jnr in 2016. File photograph: Collins Courts

The Special Criminal Court has endorsed a warrant for the arrest of businessman Jim Mansfield jnr on charges of conspiring to commit false imprisonmen(...)

Daniel Mullan served a five-year prison sentence for abusing a young boy in Co Mayo in the 1990s. Photograph: Ireland International News Agency

A man extradited from Ireland to the US on Thursday has been accused by senior US law enforcement officials of abusing children for decades, “robbing (...)

Court was told the  nature and quantity of the firearms, ammunition and other items, warranted an inference that the ‘arsenal’ was assembled to ‘support and sustain organised crime of the most serious nature’.

A Kildare man who minded an “arsenal” of firearms and ammunition for the Kinahan cartel has been jailed for 10 years and six months. Declan Brady (5(...)

A 75-year-old man jailed for raping his granddaughter is to be assessed to determine whether he was fit to be tried at the time of his trial more than(...)

Garrett Phillips from St Mary’s Terrace, Taylor’s Hill, Galway, pictured at the Central Criminal Court during his trial. Photograph: Collins

A former Ros na Rún actor jailed for a “predatory” and “callous” rape of a young woman to whom he had given a lift home, has been granted legal aid fo(...)

Five of the seven men brought appeals against the severity of their sentences in the three-judge Court of Appeal.   Photograph:Frank Miller

Two men who received 20 year prison sentences for an aggravated burglary in Tipperary have had their sentences reduced to 18 on appeal. Dublin reside(...)

A Westmeath man jailed for the rape of a 14-year-old girl, whom he ‘characterised as a liar’, has had his prison sentence cut on appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Westmeath man jailed for the rape of a 14-year-old girl, whom he “characterised as a liar”, has had his prison sentence cut on appeal. Martin Stoke(...)

The driver did not initially wake up when the garda  knocked on the window. File photograph: Getty Images

The Court of Appeal has held that a drunk-driver who “pulled in for a rest” was validly arrested despite claims by his lawyers that the garda who arre(...)

Former tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore in Cuba for the Colombia peace talks where he was the representative of the European Union. File photograph: Simon Carswell

“I remember sitting in the hall in Havana last June when the bilateral ceasefire was announced and the leader of the Farc delegation, Timochenko [Rodr(...)

Joe O’Reilly being taken away from Swords District court after being charged with the murder of his wife Rachael O’Reilly in 2006. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The State’s application to dismiss wife killer Joe O’Reilly’s murder appeal will be heard next March. O’Reilly was convicted in July 2007 by a (...)

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