The trial before Judge Martina Baxter and a jury of eight men and four women continues on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

A man who claims he was regularly sexually and physically assaulted by his stepfather has told a court the accused once tied a pet dog to a railway tr(...)

The 66-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 12 charges of indecent assault against each of the two boys on dates between December 1st, 1988, and May 31st, 1989, at a location in Co Wicklow as well as seven charges of child cruelty on each of his alleged victims.

A man has claimed he and his twin brother were treated “like sexual pawns” by their stepfather who repeatedly sexually abused and beat them as well as(...)

Ikea’s flagship Irish store in Ballymun, north Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Ryanair has reported a €273 million loss for its first quarter even as traffic rebounded during the period. Charlie Taylor reports. Thérapie Medical (...)

Developer Bartra claims its shared living scheme addresses the needs of a number of societal groups that are not catered for by standard accommodation models.

An Bord Pleanála has given the green light for a controversial €25 million co-living scheme in Ballsbridge by leading property developer, Bartra Prope(...)

The man was convicted  of stealing funds totalling €204,000 from his  school and the Department of Social Protection. Photograph: Getty Images

A former school principal who used his teaching role to steal over €200,000 has been banned from teaching for 15 years following a fitness-to-teach in(...)

A mare and foal at sunrise at the Irish National Stud and Gardens, in Tully, Co Kildare.

The Irish National Stud recorded a loss for the first time in many years in 2020 as its business was badly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, despite (...)

Plans for a new 54-bedroom hotel in Dublin’s north inner city have been approved, in part because the site was considered unsuitable for residential housing. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Plans for a new 54-bedroom hotel in Dublin’s north inner city have been approved, in part because the site was considered unsuitable for residential h(...)

Former professor at Maynooth University Paul Donovan said a situation where a university professor was removed from daily contact with students and other staff would lead to the ‘decay’ of their skills and knowledge. File photograph

A former professor at Maynooth University said he “strongly disagreed” with the conclusion of the college’s president, Prof Philip Nolan, that the pro(...)

The case before the CJEU will examine challenges against the finding of its general court that the company’s tax deal with the Luxembourg government constituted illegal state aid.

The European Union’s top court will this week hear an appeal by the Irish Government against a decision of the European Commission requiring car manu(...)

Corporation tax accounted for 21  per cent of all taxes collected by Revenue in 2020. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government’s dependence on large multinationals for tax revenue intensified further as a result of the impact of Covid-19 last year, with the top (...)

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