AN ITALIAN national who was diagnosed with schizophrenia believed killing his landlord and eating his victim’s heart would put an end to evil in the world, an inquest has heard.
Thirty to 40 people were present in a marquee for a late night ‘prisoner release party’ going at ‘full throttle’ that took place during a Covid-19 Level 5 lockdown, a court has heard
Gemma O'Doherty's appeal against her public order convictions that include abusing gardaí will be heard later this year.
A man who was one of four detainees who caused €120,000 in damage to the Oberstown Children's Detention Centre in 2016 has been handed a four-year sentence.
An architect at a Government housing agency has been awarded €5,000 in a discrimination claim where she complained of a ‘toxic’ male culture in the workplace.
A father-of-two who pushed his ex-partner’s new boyfriend to the ground, causing him to break his elbow, in a row at a GAA club has been spared a criminal record.
A man who planted a hidden camera in his former partner’s home and watched her obsessively says there is no excuse for what he did — and he knows he’s ruined her life.
A 27-year-old man has been charged after two people were stabbed in Belfast city centre during the early hours of Saturday morning.
A former Cork City footballer has been jailed for two and a half years for dealing cocaine.
An eight-month sentence handed to a pervert who subjected a teenage girl to a terrifying sex assault has been lambasted by the victim’s sister.
A 43-year-old man charged with attacking a woman in south Dublin and violent behaviour in a Garda station following arrest has been granted bail pending “possible further charges”.
A Staffordshire dog got loose and subsequently bit a young girl playing with its owner’s child leaving her with significant bite injuries, a Sligo court has heard.
A 52-year-old woman who stole a number of bottles of vodka, steaks and grave flowers from a local supermarket has been has been given a two month suspended sentence at Swords District Court.
A husband who stabbed his wife three times after she asked him to leave their home following a row about his drinking has been jailed for five years.
Joshua Allen, the eldest son of celebrity chef Rachel Allen, has been sent back to prison for seven months for two drugs offences with the sentencing judge warning that the "penny has not dropped" for the 22-year-old
A man who repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted his young son has been jailed for nine years.
Slash-hook killer Joe Joyce’s supporters have launched an online campaign claiming his character was ‘tarnished’ because he was a bare-knuckle boxer.
A BAR worker has been sent for trial accused of attempting to arrange the murder of two women. Bryan Kennedy (35) had a book of evidence served on him when he appeared in Dublin District Court.
An appeal by former Sinn Fein councillor Jonathan Dowdall against the High Court's refusal to overturn a decision by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to try him for the Regency Hotel murder at the Special Criminal Court (SCC) has been …
PROSECUTORS have been given more time to prepare a "complex" case against a former bank manager charged in connection with a €1.4m loan fraud investigation.
An employer has been told to pay a worker of 36 years’ service €12,000 after she said she was groped by a drunk colleague at a retirement party in 2018.
A 40-year-old man assaulted a deli worker because he “took exception” to his son being asked to wear a face mask, a court has heard.
A 24-YEAR-OLD Dublin man charged over a €322,000 cocaine seizure had a phone with a "tick list of amounts owed", a court has heard.
A convicted sex offender who was found with a semi-automatic pistol in suspicious circumstances after the death of a young man in Dublin has failed in his appeal against the severity of his nine-year sentence.
A TRUCK driver serving an eight-year sentence for money laundering for a criminal organisation has been spared extra jail time after being caught with a phone in his prison cell.
A man is due before the courts later today in connection with the seizure of cocaine worth €325,000 in Dublin.
A "persistent offender" with over 100 criminal convictions has been jailed for a burglary committed "in the dead of the night."
A man who denies shooting dead a dad-of-one as he pushed his four-month-old son in a pram is either guilty of the murder or is the "most unlucky person ever", a barrister has told a jury at the Central Criminal Court.
A Dublin man who was yesterday handed down a five-year prison sentence for his involvement in the theft of €35,000 and the assault of two escorts had been a star rugby player for Blackrock College, it can be revealed.
A comedian from Northern Ireland who wanted to watch vulnerable children being sexually abused online has been jailed for four years and nine months.
A former worker with a bin collection company is suing over injuries he allegedly sustained when the refuse truck he was in drove over a speed ramp.
A WOMAN who brought an “inappropriate” picture of a young girl to a garda station to complain about it ended up being accused of possession of child pornography.
R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for using his R&B superstardom to subject young fans to systematic sexual abuse.
A Dublin man who was involved in the theft of €35,000 and the assault of two women has been sentenced to five years in prison.
A woman who agreed to let a man she me on a night out to use her bank account in exchange for €3,000 she needed for surgery in Turkey has been given a suspended sentence.
A birthday party organised by a grandmother during lockdown for her one-year-old grandson “had got out of control” by the time gardaí called to the family home close to midnight, a court has heard.
The family of a Derry mother of six who was shot dead by a soldier in 1971 have welcomed the findings of an inquest today.
A woman who was sexually abused by her older brother when she was a child has said today is the start of the rest of her life after he was jailed for three years.
THIS is the father-of-three who waited 18 years to carry out a brutal unprovoked attack which hospitalised an innocent man who he perceived slighted him in 2001.
A mortgage company has secured a temporary High Court order allowing it to appoint a receiver over an estimated six figure insurance pay-out to a convicted child rapist whose property burnt down.
A man is due in court this morning after a petrol bomb was thrown inside a busy south Dublin pub.
A GRADUATE had to be arrested for drunkenly struggling with gardaí who asked why his fly was undone as he stood on a street with his hands in the air.
A teenager accused of carrying out burglaries across three counties in recent months has been granted bail despite garda objections.
Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping paedophile Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.
A former garda and another man have been jailed for drug and alcohol-fuelled assaults on two women, which culminated in one woman being bundled into a van and told she would be driven to the mountains and buried.
A man who denies murdering a father-of-one told gardai that he had given away to a clothing collection company a pair of gloves that was found near the scene of the shooting and which contained firearms residue and his DNA, the Central Criminal …
A 38-year old daughter of EuroMillions winner, Dolores McNamara today received a one year driving ban for careless driving.
A SECOND Dublin youth has been spared a custodial sentence for a "daunting" incident that led to a teenage girl getting knocked head-first under a Dart train.
A 73-year-old-man appeared in court in Skibbereen, West Cork this afternoon where he was charged in connection with the murder of a woman more than 40-years-ago.