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(...)

 Dublin Central Criminal Court: the second victim described the accused as an “evil person” and said the time since the offences came to light have been “hell”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A midlands man who sexually abused four of his nieces has been jailed for 13 years. The 49-year-old man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons,(...)

Thomas O’Connor of Burnaby Court, Greystones, was found guilty of  murdering John O’Brien, who was from Burnaby Lawns in Greystones, at the Central Criminal Court

The fiancee of a 22-year-old man bludgeoned to death with a rock has described how she had to replace her wedding bouquet with a wreath. The testimon(...)

Woman told  Central Criminal Court  (above) that on   the night of the alleged kidnapping the accused  drove her at speed on the wrong side of the road and told her she was going to die with him. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

A man has gone on trial accused of kidnapping and raping his partner after she obtained a barring order against him. The woman told the Central Crimi(...)

At the Central Criminal Court, Patrick O’Rourke of Cooline Drive, Ballyvoloon, Cobh, Co Cork, pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of Donna Foster in Cork last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí arrived to a Cork home that was “covered in blood” after a 63-year-old man tried to murder his partner by repeatedly stabbing her, the Central (...)

 Murder trial   told   accused had been ‘hanging’ around dead woman’s workplace and ‘freaking her out’ weeks before he stabbed her to death. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A 29-year-old man told his cousin he stabbed a Kilkenny woman to death because she had stolen a “vial of his blood”, “installed hidden cameras” and pu(...)

A man who lured two girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has had an appeal against his sentence dismissed.

A man who lured two girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has ha(...)

A Central Criminal Court jury on Friday found Anthony Locke (38) guilty of impeding the apprehension of a person who he knew or believed to be guilty of murder. File photograph: Reuters

A Dublin man has been found not guilty of murdering his neighbour, whose body was found in a wardrobe wrapped in a duvet and plastic bags days after h(...)

Magnus Meyer Hustveit (above) received a seven year suspended sentence for raping and sexually assaulting his former girlfriend, who has criticised the judge’s decision.

A woman whose former boyfriend raped and sexually assaulted her when she slept has criticised the suspended sentence handed down to him on Monday. Ni(...)

Mark Nash has pleaded not guilty to the murders of Sylvia Sheils (59) and Mary Callanan (61) in 1997. File photograph: Collins Courts

Mark Nash (42) has been sentenced to life in jail for the murders of Sylvia Sheils (59) and Mary Callanan (61) at their sheltered housing in Grangegor(...)

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