A man who came to Ireland under a false Lithuanian passport to escape his native Russia after he was put under pressure by police there to entrap drug dealers has been given a three year suspended term.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
A copybook containing a "Satanic pledge drawing" and a set of rules including: "No talking about Jesus or God, only Satan", was discovered in the home of one of the boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel, the Central Criminal Court has heard.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
A key witness did not grasp the “seriousness” of her situation when she made a statement to gardaí concerning the fatal shooting of Gareth Hutch, the Special Criminal Court has heard.
Mon, 25 Jun, 2018
This week, we reported that an investigation into a Garda whistleblower’s complaint has been stalled for two years because of a failure by the force to hand over documents to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission. But the background to this episode stretches back much further than that, writes.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
The families of some of the eight men killed in a road crash in Co Donegal almost six years ago have expressed their frustration with the remit of the coroner’s court after a unlawful killing verdict last evening from a jury hearing the case.
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
A Deputy State Pathologist has told a murder trial jury that a 30 year old man was stabbed four times, with the fatal blow being an 18cm deep stab wound to his left shoulder which penetrated his lung.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015