Paula Farrell at the Central Criminal Court in June  2015.  Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman serving life for murder has had her conviction quashed after the Court of Appeal found her jury should have been allowed consider whether she (...)

Paula Farrell at the Central Criminal Court where she was found guilty of murder Wayne McQuillan (30). Photograph: Court Collins.

A 42-year-old Louth woman has been handed down a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering her partner during a physical fight last year. Pa(...)

Paula Farrell at the Central Criminal Court, June 24th, 2015. Ms Farrell,  with an address at Rathmullen Park, Drogheda, Co Louth is charged with murdering Wayne McQuillan (30) at her home on January 1st, 2014. Photograph: Court Collins

A jury has heard how a 42-year-old Louth woman accused of murdering her partner in Louth last year allegedly stabbed the deceased four times with a la(...)

Oireachtas committee told worst delays at the Beaumont and Mater hospitals. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ambulances in Dublin are waiting up to 16 hours outside emergency departments to hand over patients, an Oireachtas committee w(...)

The family of Wayne McQuillan, who died on New Year’s Day:  sister Audrey, mother Bernie and father Jimmy. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

The family of a Drogheda man, who was brought to hospital in a Garda patrol car because no ambulance was avai(...)

A garda road-block at the scene , where the remains of a man believed to be in his 30s have been found with gunshot wounds, at Bohernabreeena road, Tallaght, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The remains of a man believed to be in his 30s have been found with gunshot wounds and other injuries in west Dublin. The killing is the eighth violen(...)