The Chairman of the Dáil, Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl, has said pending reforms as to who Committees operate would negate any need for sanctions for politicians who break the law.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Dublin criminal and serial child abuser Stephen "Rossi" Walsh has been refused an enlargement of time to appeal convictions for rape and defilement of a child.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
A man who killed a young mother and seriously injured her 15-week-old child, when he hit them with his car, has had the balance of a two-year jail term suspended on appeal.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
A Dublin man who killed a young mother after falling asleep at the wheel has won his appeal against the two-year sentence he received.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
A carer who became the first person in Ireland prosecuted for assisting suicide has talked about her relationship with her deceased friend and the times she faced questioning from gardaí.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2017
A judge said his heart was broken on hearing “the very, very moving” account of what a child said about how her mother treated her.
Sat, 30 Jul, 2016
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
A Wexford man who had sex with his ex-girlfriend’s 13-year-old sister has been sentenced to three years with the final two suspended, writes Sonya McLean
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
A Wexford man who had sex with his ex-girlfriend’s 13-year-old sister has been sentenced to three years with the final two suspended.
A man jailed for the attempted robbery of a cash-in-transit van has had his prison sentence cut on appeal.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2016
A judge has dismissed the case against a man accused of stealing money from a cash machine because he said the State had failed to prove the bank existed.
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
A man who sexually assaulted his four young daughters in a “horror of a home” has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
A man who sexually assaulted his four young daughters in a “horror of a home” has been jailed for four and a half years.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
A woman who posed as a UN diplomat and took nearly €9,000 from a Japanese woman in Dublin Airport has been given a suspended three-year sentence.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
A woman who posed as a UN diplomat and took €8,990 from a Japanese woman in Dublin Airport, after promising her access to a container filled with cash, will be sentenced in June.
Fri, 27 May, 2016
A man who killed a young mother and seriously injured her 15-week-old child when he hit them with his car while in “a micro-sleep” has been jailed for two years.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
A Dublin man who knocked down and killed a young mother after falling asleep at the wheel has been jailed for two years.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Cases against two convicted criminals, who re-offended while under suspended sentences, have been dropped as a result of Tuesday’s High Court ruling.
Thu, 21 Apr, 2016
Cases against two convicted criminals who re-offended while under suspended sentences have been dropped as a result of Tuesday's High Court ruling.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
A man who drank a litre of vodka and took two grams of cocaine before he knocked down and killed a toddler in the Phoenix Park last year has been jailed for five years.
A Dublin man who drank a litre of vodka and took two grams of cocaine before he knocked down a toddler in the Phoenix Park last year has been jailed for five years.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Lawyers for a Ballymun man jailed for his role in an attempted robbery have claimed his trial was unfair because the State “cleansed” the jury of people from Ballymun, Cabra and Finglas.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
ONE of the more obscure incidents of the Easter Rising took place near Galbally on the Tipperary/Limerick border.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Anti-Treaty leader’s personal steel was cloaked by his inoffensive character, writes Conor McNamara
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
A travel agent who set up a charity which sent terminally ill children to Lapland has been given a suspended sentence for stealing over €18,000 from the organisation.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
The Court of Appeal has quashed the convictions of two former Anglo Irish Bank executives jailed for furnishing false information to the Revenue Commissioners and conspiring to delete bank accounts.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2016
A travel agent convicted of stealing from a charity he founded for terminally ill children may avoid a prison sentence if he can repay the stolen money.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
Fri, 04 Mar, 2016
A travel agent has gone on trial accused of stealing over €18,000 from a charity he founded which sent terminally ill children to see Santa.
Thu, 03 Mar, 2016
A judge has rejected a State application to confiscate the “hard-earned” income of two prostitutes which was stolen and later recovered.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2016
A boxer who attacked a friend with a knife has fired his legal team after receiving two years in jail.
Tue, 09 Feb, 2016
A man who was due to be sentenced for being a passenger in a stolen car jumped out of the dock and tried to throw a glass of water at the judge.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2016
A man who was due to be sentenced for being a passenger in a stolen car jumped out of the dock and tried to throw a glass of water at Judge Patrick McCartan (pictured).
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Wed, 13 Jan, 2016
A tennis club employee has been spared jail for holding onto €26,000 worth of cocaine to repay a drug debt.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
A man has been jailed for three years for swinging a golf club into the chest of another male outside his home in the early hours after St Patrick’s Day.
A retired pathologist has told a manslaughter trial that he disagrees with the conclusions of the chief State pathologist that the alleged victim died from a rare type of cardiac arrest.
Sat, 05 Dec, 2015
An ex-Anglo Irish Bank official jailed for conspiring to conceal bank accounts from the Revenue Commissioners must wait to hear whether he will be admitted to bail pending his appeal in January.
Wed, 04 Nov, 2015
An autistic woman who harassed a former colleague’s wife has been given a suspended sentence. The court accepted she had ceased contacting her victim.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
An ex-Anglo Irish Bank official jailed for conspiring to conceal bank accounts from the Revenue Commissioners will make a renewed bail application next month pending the outcome of his appeal in January.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2015
The sentencing hearing for three former Anglo Irish Bank executives - found guilty of trying to defraud Revenue - has resumed in Dublin.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
Three former Anglo Irish Bank officials have been convicted of conspiring to conceal or alter bank accounts being sought by Revenue which were connected to ex-chairman Seán FitzPatrick.
The jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials has retired to consider its verdict.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
Former Anglo Irish Bank company secretary Bernard Daly told gardaí he couldn’t recall asking a subordinate if he would be willing to delete a bank account from a list being provided to Revenue.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
A computer programme was created by an Anglo Irish Bank employee to remove records of a company connected to the bank from its IT system, a trial has been told.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015
A woman has been cleared of attempting to assist the suicide of her friend by helping her travel to a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland.
Wed, 29 Apr, 2015
A jury in the trial of a woman accused of helping her friend take her own life has been ordered to find her not guilty on two of the three charges against her due to a lack of evidence.
Sat, 25 Apr, 2015
A woman accused of helping her friend take her own life told gardaí that another person was with the deceased when she took a lethal dose of barbiturates.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
The trial of a woman accused of assisting her friend’s suicide has heard the deceased’s nephew had “no problem” helping her travel to a euthanasia clinic in Switzerland.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
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