Noting that there was “very significant speed indeed” on the night, Mr Justice George Birmingham set four years’ imprisonment as a headline sentence, which after mitigation was cut to two-and-a-half years in jail with the final year suspended for two years.

A garda who received a suspended sentence for causing the death of a mother-of-three by dangerous driving is to be jailed after a successful appeal b(...)

A Co Kildare postmaster who stole more than €91,000 from the accounts of An Post customers, including €50,000 from his own mother, to fund a cocaine h(...)

Leon Diop, a graduate of psychology through science, became students’ union president at Maynooth last year. Photograph: Collins Courts

The president of Maynooth University students’ union has lost a €75,000 defamation action against the operators of Luas and the company that provides (...)

A passenger was injured after a man ran onto a roadway in front of a bus to attack a group of Asian people, including a child, the Circuit Civil Court(...)

Margaret Fagan, of Brompton Lawn, Castleknock, Dublin, pictured leaving the Circuit Civil Court where a judge ordered a builder pay her €60,000 for sub-standard work carried out on her home. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin builder, described by a judge as “a charlatan”, has been ordered to repay a woman €60,000 for sub-standard work he carried out on her home. (...)

A 36-year-old Co Dublin taxi driver has made eight personal injury claims in as many years and failed to disclose most of them to insurers, the Circui(...)

Darragh O’Connor was injured in an incident in the Eddie Rockets City Diner in Swords, Co Dublin, three years ago. Image: Google Streetview.

The mother of a six-year-old child, who broke an arm while gallivanting around a seating bay in a Dublin restaurant, has withdrawn a €60,000 personal (...)

Alannah Reddin (right) is pictured with  her mother,  Emma, after a case in the  Circuit Civil Court on Tuesday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 17-year-old schoolgirl who was injured when her below-waist-length hair became trapped in the wheels of a go-kart, has been awarded more than €10,00(...)

A marathon running chef has had a €60,000 damages claim thrown out after a judge told him he did not accept he was sitting in his car when it was hit by a reversing motorist in Dublin’s Phoenix Park (pictured). File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A marathon running chef has had a €60,000 damages claim thrown out after a judge told him he did not accept he was sitting in his car when it was hit (...)

Helen Casey, mother of Conor Casey (17) of Cruagh, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham, Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 17-year-old student, who fell and injured himself in a hospital bathroom, has been awarded €28,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court. Fiona Crawfo(...)

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