Patrick Byrnes (78). The court heard his daughters  lived in abject fear of him and have been left broken by the decade of abuse. Photograph:  Collins

A retired taxi driver who sexually abused two of his daughters and raped one of them over a 10-year period has been jailed for six years. Patrick Byr(...)

The woman had obtained a protection order against her husband in the weeks leading up to the assault, the court heard.

A man who hit his wife twice across the head after dragging her upstairs and removing her jeans by force, has walked free from court after being given(...)

A Dublin woman who attacked a mother travelling on a Dublin Bus with her baby has avoided a jail sentence. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Dublin woman who attacked a mother travelling on a Dublin Bus with her baby, pulling clumps of hair from the woman’s head, has avoided a jail senten(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm arriving  at  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Monday. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Members of the jury in ex- Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm’s trial on charges of false accounting and conspiracy to defraud have been tol(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive  David Drumm:  charged with conspiracy to defraud. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A banker at Irish Life and Permanent said his ears pricked up on overhearing dealers discussing “doing several billion with Anglo” in September 2008. (...)

Det Supt Colm Fox at a press conference at Ballymun Garda station last year. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Members of the legal profession and An Garda Síochána have paid tribute to a senior officer who died in a Garda station in Dublin at the weekend. Det(...)

The judge said he had been caught “somewhat red-handed” regarding the phone theft operation, which she said “was not the work of a criminal genius”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A father-of-two who used a forged bank statement to secure a loan from a credit union, claiming he needed to buy a wheelchair for his disabled daughte(...)

Course selection can come down to running your options through a process of elimination.  Photograph: iStockphoto

Career guidance teachers have all sorts of tools and techniques to help young people figure out what they want to do after college. But what about sta(...)

A 27-year-old man, who cannot be named to protect his victim’s identity, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to raping the woman on May 16, 2015 in a Co Mayo town.

A Mayo man who threw a woman across a lane way to avoid being captured on CCTV before raping her will be sentenced later. The man (27), who cannot be(...)

The court heard the alleged victim downloaded Tinder in September 2014 and began exchanging messages with the accused. File image: Daniel Law/PA Wire

A man has gone on trial accused of raping a university student, whom he met on the dating website Tinder, in the Dublin mountains. Opening the case T(...)