A landscape gardener has received a suspended three year jail sentence after the trailer he was towing behind a van became detached and hit a woman, c(...)

Mr O’Donnell had barely uttered a dozen words in Irish when he was stopped by Mr Gully, who insisted he speak English. Photograph: iStock/illustration

A Welsh MP spoke in Irish during an address in the House of Commons on Wednesday while calling on the British government to legislate for the protecti(...)

Conradh na Gaeilge has moved its campaign to Westminster where it is now seeking support from MPs for legislation that would protect the rights of Irish speakers under British law. Photograph:  Getty Images

In what is believed to be a first in modern British political discourse, a Welsh member of parliament addressed the House of Commons in Irish on Wedne(...)

Imagine  you are a child being exploited by   pornography. You might expect the authorities would act with speed if  images were found on any computer. Four years is an eternity in the life of a child.

Justice delayed is, as we all know, justice denied. Disturbing recent instances of this denial of justice have involved the investigation of historica(...)

A judge has said that a ‘considerable delay’ in analysis of child sex-abuse images was a factor in suspending a sentence. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A judge has said that a “considerable delay” in analysis of child sex-abuse images because of a lack of resources in a Garda specialist unit was of “e(...)

Dan Joe Fitzgerald was charged with attempting to impede the prosecution of his son, Shane, on a charge of dangerous driving causing the death of Paud O’Leary (42) on July 1st, 2012. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 71-year-old man has been charged with attempting to impede the prosecution of his son for dangerous driving causing the death of a father of four in(...)

Defeated candidate and Former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely took a case against Kerry County Council (above). Photograph: Facebook

A date has been set for a new count of almost 15,000 votes cast in the May 2014 Listowel municipal area local elections. It is the first time in th(...)

Paud O’Leary died after he was struck by a vehicle while he was out for a training cycle for the annual Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle.

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after they released without charge a 70 year-old man arrested for questioning about the death of a father-(...)

A man who pretended he was an Irish Water employee called to the homes of elderly people in Co Kerry demanding money for metre and machinery work, the Circuit Criminal Court has heard.

A man who pretended he was an Irish Water employee called to the homes of elderly people in Co Kerry demanding money for meter and machinery work, the(...)

Ballinasloe Horse Fair: Judge Thomas O’Donnell said it was “an absolute miracle”  a catastrophe had not occurred when the helicopter was flying low over the 40,000 to 60,000 people attending the fair. Photograph: David Sleator

A helicopter pilot has been fined €20,000 for flying dangerously low over thousands of people attending the busiest day of Ballinasloe Horse Fair t(...)