A Dublin man has had the amount of jail time he will serve for the possession of nearly €2m worth of cannabis resin reduced by two years after a successful appeal.

Man given five life sentences for rape to hear outcome of sentence appeal in October

A Polish man must await the outcome of his appeal against the five life sentences imposed on him for the rape and sexual assault of a woman.

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Sex offender using Twitter to claim he works for One Direction

The Director of Public Prosecutions has asked for an order preventing a convicted sex offender from contacting children online after a court heard he was using Twitter ...

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Irish climbers who died on Mount Blanc named

The Irish climbing community has reacted with shock and devastation to the deaths of two Irish climbers on Mont Blanc.

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Department of Justice 'has not changed or adapted to modern world'

Civil servants in charge of the country’s policing and justice system have a closed, secretive and “silo driven” culture, a hard-hitting review has revealed.

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Department of Justice report sees top civil servant assigned to other duties

The top civil servant at the Department of Justice is to step down after the publication of a damning report into the running of the Department.

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Jury hears closing arguments in Rostas murder case

Lawyers for a man accused of murdering Mariora Rostas have told the jurors they are being asked to rely on the evidence of one witness who is a self-confessed liar. ...

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Boy (15) accused of slashing barman's face in Temple Bar

A 15-year-old Dublin boy is stand trial accused of inflicting a “life threatening” slash wound to a barman's face during a knife attack in Temple Bar.

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Rural crime on the rise, says report

There has been a slight drop in criminal activity in the first six months of the year according to the Netwatch Commercial Crime survey.

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Court orders retrial of man convicted of murdering estranged wife

The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the conviction and ordered the retrial of a 33-year-old man who was jailed for life for murdering the man he suspected of ...

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Dublin man convicted child porn charges 'forced out of his home'

A man who had pornographic images of children as young as10 on his phone was forced to leave his home because of media reports of these offences, a court has heard. ...

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Israeli embassy removes controversial image posted to Twitter

The Israeli Embassy in Dublin has removed a controversial image of the Molly Malone statue in a niqab from its social media accounts.

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Car mileage to be included on NCT certs from today

A cars mileage will be put on NCT certificatess from today in a bid to crackdown on the practice of "clocking".

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Dublin Airport flights delayed by thunderstorms in Europe

Dublin Airport says storms across northern Europe are affecting some flights.

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Man jailed after targeting hurling star in 'tiger' kidnapping

A Ballymun man has been jailed for eight years for taking part in a 'tiger' kidnapping at the home of former All-Ireland hurling star Adrian Ronan.

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Irishmen die in Mont Blanc fall

Two Irishmen have died on Mont Blanc, it has emerged today.

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Many people 'not aware' of Hep C risk

Up to 50,000 Irish people are at risk from Hepatitis C.

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Ivor Callely jailed for five months

Former junior minister Ivor Callely has been jailed for five months for fraudulently claiming mobile expenses at Leinster House while he was a senator.

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NCT changes mean you can test your car any time you like

Motorists will be able to get their car tested any time before their normal NCT date under new measures to be announced today.

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Consultant: 25% pay rises necessary to tackle crisis in retaining senior doctors

A consultant is defending proposals that could see senior doctors offered pay rises of nearly 25%.

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Irish hotel guests would give up breakfast and hot water for wi-fi service

A good wi-fi service is more important to Ireland's hotel guests than parking, breakfast, and even in some cases, hot water.

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Irish scientist studies possible link between calcium deposits and breast cancer

An Irish scientist is studying the possible link between calcium deposits and breast cancer.

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Arson attack on Sinn Féin office

Sinn Fein’s constituency office in Derry has been targeted by arsonists.

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PICTURES: Iran river trip 'a dice with death', says Northern Ireland adventurer

A Northern Ireland adventurer who followed the longest river in Iran from source to sea has said it was like dicing with death.

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CAO: Demand rises sharply for construction, engineering courses

Demand for construction, engineering and architecture courses has risen sharply.

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Six in 10 inspected rental properties fail to pass

Nearly 60% of rental properties inspected by local authorities last year failed to make the grade.

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Up to 100 jobs to be created in Dublin-based IT company

Up to 100 jobs are due to be created in Irish IT company Version 1. Version 1 provides IT consulting, services, and solutions to business.

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