Ms Arundel is charged with entering the pensioner’s home and stealing a watch, a mobile phone, a bank card, a cash box and €15 in cash on May 1st. Photograph: iStock

A total of €53.68 million was paid in criminal legal aid to lawyers in 2017 – an increase of 9 per cent on the €49 million paid out the previous year.(...)

An armed robber who was wrestled to the ground and held there by a Spar shopkeeper until gardaí arrived on the scene has been jailed for 21 months. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An armed robber who was wrestled to the ground and held there by a shopkeeper until gardaí­arrived on the scene has been jailed for 21 months. Hai Pi(...)

Gardaí Ronan Coffey said gardaí were transporting Paul Byrne from Longford to Cloverhill Prison, but had to take a detour to Ballyfermot Garda Station.

A man has been jailed for three years for his involvement in a plan to ambush a garda car and free a prisoner.Lee King, (27), of no fixed abode, plead(...)

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said  the court could not disregard Joseph Doyle’s level of recklessness and added that it was “a miracle” only one person was affected by it. Photograph: Eric Luke

A Dublin man who was involved in a high-speed Garda chase during which he crashed into a taxi has been sentenced to four years in prison(...)