'Serious fears' over mental health of man charged with mother's murder
A solicitor has told a court that he has "serious concerns" about the mental health of a man charged with the murder of his mother.
A solicitor has told a court that he has "serious concerns" about the mental health of a man charged with the murder of his mother.
THE 32-year-old son of Polish woman Elzbieta (Elizabeth) Piotrowska has appeared in court charged with her murder.
A horse trader and serial sex offender has been jailed for a further year for the sexual assault of a young girl, whom he offered small amounts of money to keep their "secret".
The media has been warned that reporting restrictions are in place preventing the identification of a teacher accused of engaging...
A CONVICTED sex offender who raped one woman and sexually assaulted another, both of whom he met on the Tinder dating app, will be sentenced...
A serial sex offender who sexually assaulted a Brazilian woman he met on Tinder has been jailed for five-and-a-half years.
The family of a Kerry farmer killed by a neighbour when he drove a teleporter into him have said he was "physically torn apart that day" and then his character was "shredded" during the trial process.
A Co Kerry tillage farmer who was killed by his neighbour with a teleporter was a "decent and honest man" who was "good, kind and giving".
A serial sex offender who attacked three women he met on Tinder boasted to gardaí he had met up with "hundreds of women" on the dating app.
A woman who was raped by convicted sex offender Patrick Nevin has described it as "the worst night of her life".
Gardaí are to launch an investigation after a young teacher accused of defiling a teenage boy was photographed in court and the picture then circulated on social media.
A DUBLIN man allegedly threatened to kill two detectives, warning them they would "get the same" as what happened to "your mate at the...
A STUDENT who took a “cocktail” of drugs before being found naked outside a shopping centre in the early afternoon has avoided a conviction.
A mother of five, her younger brother and his friend have been found guilty of the murder Gareth Hutch.
It was a long nine-week trial. Gunman Jonathan Keogh sat quietly and calmly for most of the evidence until one day he lost his temper.
A farmer jailed for five years for killing his elderly neighbour with the prongs of a teleporter could be released within two years.
The family of a farmer killed when his neighbour repeatedly drove a teleporter into him has said the trial was an example of "victim blaming".
A Co Kerry farmer who killed his neighbour with a teleporter has been jailed for five years.
An investigation file in the case of four people charged with impeding a murder investigation contains seven volumes and over 400 statements, a court heard.
IT is feared there could be as many as a dozen other victims of serial sex offender Patrick Nevin, Independent.ie has learned.
A SOFTWARE engineer who raped a woman he met on Tinder told her that he "found her attractive and had got carried away", a court heard.
A dad grieving the death of his baby punched a security guard who intervened in an argument between the man and his girlfriend, a court heard.
A father-of-two who got into a row in the street with five other men started shouting and cursing at them to go away, a court has heard.
You can't see it, but in the picture byline accompanying this piece I'm wearing a thong. It's not black with a lace front, but it is pink with little flowers. There's even a matching bra.
A man whose close relative fled Ireland as his life was under threat pretended to be him so he could collect his dole.
The mother of Gareth Hutch who was shot to death two years ago has said that she "could not comprehend why this had happened".
A third person has been found guilty of the murder of Gareth Hutch in the north inner city two years ago.
A SECOND man has been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of the murder of Gareth Hutch.
A rugby coach found guilty of sexually assaulting a music festival performer by grabbing her bottom while whispering a lewd comment has claimed a conviction would ruin his future career.
Judges at the Special Criminal Court will continue to deliver their verdict next Friday in the trial of three Dubliners charged with the murder of Gareth Hutch.
A SHOPLIFTER who stole scented candles worth more than €400 to woo his partner ended up on theft and hit-and-run charges.
A DOCTOR has admitted that he assaulted a female colleague in a row over parking at a Dublin hospital.
A mother who publicised the homeless crisis by posting photos of her seven children sleeping in a Garda station has been put on probation for shoplifting.
Two men and two women have been charged with impeding the Garda investigation into the murder of grandmother Patricia O'Connor.
A YOUNG mother has appeared in court following the seizure of more than €500,000 worth of heroin and cocaine.
A MUM-of-seven who came to national prominence after photos of her children sleeping in a garda station went viral has been ordered to enter into a probation bond for one year.
TWO men and two woman have been charged with impeding the garda investigation into the murder of grandmother Patricia O'Connor.
A group supporting victims of crime has criticised as “very low” the sentence handed down to a father who attempted to murder his four children.
A DAD who attempted to murder his four children has been jailed for eight years.
A DRUNK driver hit a traffic pole, veered on to the wrong side of the road and crashed into a luxury car worth €55,000.
A gambler and serial conman who duped football fans into handing over money for non-existent tickets to Premier League matches has promised to repay his victims.
Dublin Aviation has uploaded the conversation that occurred between a Ryanair pilot and Air Traffic Control as a man ran onto the apron in a bid to make an Amsterdam-bound flight.
A passenger who was allegedly late for a flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has been charged with damaging a door lock at a boarding gate.
A MAN who was allegedly late for a flight from Dublin to Amsterdam has appeared in court charged with damaging a door at a boarding gate.
AN ICE cream man had a knuckleduster, claw hammer and a baseball bat for “his own protection”, a court has heard.
Two men have been charged with money laundering offences after detectives investigating the activities of organised crime gangs seized €2m in cash.
Two men have been charged with money laundering offences after detectives investigating the activities of organised crime gangs seized €2 million in crime proceeds.
A BIKER who rode dangerously through city traffic reached speeds of more than 120kph, a court has heard.
A DUBLIN Bus passenger who hit a bus driver did so in a “jokish” fashion and did not mean any harm in it, a court heard.
A VOLUNTEER with a homeless charity caught with cocaine was earning €3,000 a week at the time and didn’t know what to do with his money, a court has heard.
A STUDENT who threatened to “mess up the faces” of gardai and boasted that he could have them shot “went a bit mad” after drinking vodka.
Detectives investigating the gangland hit on David 'Daithi' Douglas spent months chasing Freddie Thompson's shadow across Dublin city centre.
Gangland criminal Freddie Thompson is beginning a life sentence after he was found guilty of the murder of David 'Daithí' Douglas.
HE strutted into the courtroom, looking like he didn't have a care in the world.
Lawyers for Freddie Thompson have already indicated that they will appeal his conviction for the murder of David "Daithi" Douglas.
FREDDIE Thompson has been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of the murder of David ‘Daithi’ Douglas.
A serial motoring offender caught without insurance nearly 30 times now realises there is “no reality” to him ever driving again, a court heard.
A young man allegedly attacked an 18-year-old girl by slashing her three times in the face with a Stanley knife, leaving her with "life-changing injuries".
A YOUNG man allegedly attacked an 18-year-old girl by slashing her three times in the face with a Stanley knife, leaving her with "life changing injuries".
The second teenager charged with the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel was tightly hugged by his parents before he was led away from court.
THE second teenager charged with the murder of schoolgirl Ana Kriegel was tightly hugged and kissed by his parents before he was led away from court this morning.
A YOUNG woman who admitted her part in a “vicious” assault on a woman, who was pulled from her doorway and repeatedly hit, has avoided conviction.
A STUDENT who took a “cocktail” of drugs before being found naked outside a shopping centre in the early afternoon was embarrassed and upset that videos of the incident appeared on social media, a court has heard.
A HURLER who allegedly hit an opponent over the head with a hurl during a Dublin club game has been charged with assault.
A VERDICT in the Special Criminal Court trial of three Dubliners accused of the murder of Gareth Hutch will not be ready before early October, a judge has said.
A DUBLIN man has admitted before the Special Criminal Court to his involvement in a plot to murder Gary Hanley, from Dublin's north inner city, last year.
TWO "foot soldiers" contracted by senior figures in an organised crime group to kill Michael Frazer have received jail sentences of 11 and 10 years at the Special Criminal Court.
A sentence hearing for a computer programmer who raped a woman he met on Tinder has been delayed until November as a number of reports are not ready.
THE murder of Gareth Hutch was not a sudden or spur of the moment attack but involved considerable thought and preparation by the killers, a trial has heard.
A DUBLIN man has admitted before the Special Criminal Court to facilitating a criminal organisation to carry out the murder of Michael Barr at a pub two years ago.
THE PROSECUTION has closed its case in the trial of three people accused of the murder of Gareth Hutch.
Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has received a 15-month suspended sentence for providing unlawful loans to a group of businessmen known as the 'Maple 10'.
FORMER Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has received a 15 month suspended sentence for providing unlawful loans to a group of businessmen known as the 'Maple 10'.
A mother of five accused of the murder of Gareth Hutch was told by her brother that Ross Hutch was supposed to kill him, a trial has heard.
A DUBLIN man on trial for the murder of Gareth Hutch told gardai he wouldn't have "the stomach or balls" to kill anyone.
Detectives who questioned sexual predator Patrick Nevin about the rape of one woman and sexual assault of two others, all within 11 days, say he was "a grand lad to deal with".
TWO Dublin men caught with a loaded gun and ammunition were "foot soldiers" and "hired hands" contracted by senior figures in a serious organised criminal group to kill Michael Fraser.
A TINDER rapist has been further remanded in custody pending sentencing for sexually assaulting a woman at the UCD campus at Belfield.
A DUBLIN man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch swore on his baby daughter's life and told his ex-girlfriend he hadn't killed him, a trial has heard.
A TEENAGER who said she recognised the voice of murder accused Jonathan Keogh in her mother's flat the morning Gareth Hutch was killed has never had a "one on one conversation" with him, a trial heard.
A jury had been sworn in and the rape trial was due to begin.
A serial sexual predator is facing up to life in prison after raping one woman and sexually assaulting two others he met on Tinder.
After Patrick Nevin was found guilty of sexually assaulting a student at UCD last November, he turned to his lawyers and said: "I don't accept that verdict."
A quick glance at Patrick Nevin's Tinder profile suggests a man who loved his body art, and kept himself fit.
CONVICTED rapist Patrick Nevin seven months ago settled a €60,000 personal injuries claim in the Circuit Civil Court but at the time could not be identified due to outstanding rape and sexual assault charges against him to which he pleaded guilty to on Tuesday.
THIS is the computer programmer and former UCD student who raped one woman and sexually assaulted two other women within the space of 10 days.
A TEENAGE witness did not remember telling gardai that she overheard murder accused Jonathan Keogh in her family's flat the morning Gareth Hutch was killed, a trial has heard.
A KEY witness has identified murder accused Jonathan Keogh from CCTV footage as one of the shooters of Gareth Hutch.
A DUBLIN man has admitted to possession of a Beretta handgun and silencer following a confrontation with armed gardai in which detectives opened fire on a van.
Facebook Ireland was one of the many premises and houses which gardai obtained warrants to search during the investigation into the murder of Gareth Hutch.
An estimated €40,000 has been spent in the past year on accommodation for a key witness in the Gareth Hutch murder, a trial has heard.
A FAMILY liaison officer has told the Gareth Hutch murder trial that a State witness is not in the Witness Protection Programme but is being "protected" and "managed at a local level".
A SENIOR detective found two mobile phone SIM cards at the home of a murder accused after gardai received confidential information about who fatally shot Gareth Hutch, a trial has heard.
Murder accused Jonathan Keogh looked "panicked" as he ran up a Dublin street on the morning Gareth Hutch was shot dead, a trial heard.
A cousin of shooting victim Gareth Hutch was behaving erratically when gardai arrived on the scene and shouted at them "what took you so long to get here", a trial has heard.
THE trial of three Dubliners accused of murdering Gareth Hutch has been shown CCTV footage of the moment he was allegedly shot dead.
A man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch was overheard making a threat that he was going to kill him, a trial has heard.
THE "brutal and callous" murder of Gareth Hutch was not a "spur of the moment attack" but was "premeditated" and a "significant amount of planning" went into it, a trial has heard.
Two workmates who hit speeds of up to 220kph as they separately rushed home have been banned from the road.
An application to cover Paddy Jackson's legal fees has been adjourned for consideration by a judge in Belfast.
AN application to cover Paddy Jackson's legal fees has been adjourned for consideration by a judge in Belfast.
THE STATE has closed its case in the trial of Freddie Thompson for the murder of David ‘Daithi’ Douglas.
FREDDIE Thompson has failed in his attempt to have the CCTV footage thrown out in his trial for the murder of David Douglas.
FREDDIE Thompson’s legal team is seeking to have CCTV footage thrown out of his trial for the murder of David Douglas because they claim it was illegally created and breaches his constitutional right to privacy.
A SENIOR detective has told a trial that he identified Freddie Thompson in two clips of CCTV as the driver of a “spotter” vehicle allegedly used in the murder of David Douglas.
CCTV footage showing the moment a Dublin man was shot six times and fatally injured has been shown in the trial of a man accused of his murder.
Two Dublin men have pleaded guilty before the Special Criminal Court to possession of a semi-automatic pistol and ammunition.
DETECTIVES trawled through a total of 160 individual pieces of CCTV footage as they attempted to track the movements of the men allegedly involved in the murder of David Douglas, a trial has heard.
A reveller who used foul language towards gardai after they found him wandering and covered in mud is "not sure what happened".
FREDDIE Thompson's fingerprints were found on the rearview mirrors of two cars which were allegedly used as “spotter vehicles” in the murder of David Douglas, a trial has heard.
DNA and CCTV evidence links Freddie Thompson to two vehicles which were used by a group of men working in concert to murder David “Daithi” Douglas nearly two years ago, a trial has heard.
A woman was caught trying to steal a Barbie doll as a present for a child's birthday.
THE TRIAL of a man accused of the murder of another man in Dublin nearly two years ago is expected to begin on Wednesday before the non-jury Special Criminal Court.
A childcare worker who stole nearly €2,000 worth of cosmetics from a pharmacy was in a volatile relationship and in the throes of a drug addiction at the time.
A teenager who ran out on paying a taxi fare has "a lot of growing up to do", a court heard.