Are we there yet? The halfway point of the general election campaign is kicking in this weekend. Yet a cursory examination of the ground traversed since the election was called on January 14 would suggest that in some respects things haven’t really got motoring.
Convicted killer Frederick 'Freddie' Thompson has brought a High Court challenge over what he claims is the " extremely oppressive" and the "severe" regime he is being subjected to at Portlaoise Prison.
A 34-year-old man accused of conspiring to murder Dubliner Gary Hanley is unhappy at being sent forward for trial in October after claiming his solicitor was not present in court.
A three-man "hit for hire team" have received sentences totalling 36.5 years at the Special Criminal Court for planning to kill a member of the Hutch family before they were intercepted by gardai just 250 metres from their target's home in Dublin's north inner city.
Gangland criminal Alan Wilson, who conspired with his fellow gunmen to assassinate Dublin man Gary Hanley and was secretly recorded by gardaí in discussions about the murder plot, has been jailed by the Special Criminal Court for six years.
A three-man "hit for hire team", which included an Afghan war veteran, were planning to kill a member of the Hutch family before they were intercepted by gardaí just 250 metres from the "intended target's" home in Dublin's north inner city, the Special Criminal Court was told today.
A Kildare man tasked by senior criminal figures abroad to mind an “arsenal” of firearms and ammunition in the loft of a “fake” Dublin business premises has been sentenced to 11-and-a-half years imprisonment by the Special Criminal Court.
A civil servant in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has been been given an 11-month sentence for disclosing sensitive information about the arrest of a suspect in a dissident republican murder case.
Alan Wilson, who last week pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to a murder plot, has been further charged with three counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting at the Players Lounge pub.
A pensioner who put a bomb on a bus bound for Dublin and made hoax bomb threats during Queen Elizabeth’s State visit to Ireland has lost an appeal against his conviction which focused on Irish language rights.