Theo Bronkhorst (r) was charged with 'failing to supervise, control and take reasonable steps to prevent an unlawful hunt'

Zimbabwe court charges local man over lion killing

29 Jul A Zimbabwean court has charged a professional hunter with failing to prevent an American from unlawfully killing 'Cecil', the southern African country's best-known lion, in a case that has triggered widespread revulsion at trophy hunting.

Bernard Daly, Aoife Maguire and Tiarnan O'Mahoney deny all the charges

Anglo Irish Bank 'not on trial' - judge

28 Jul The jury in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank officials accused of trying to hide accounts connected to Sean FitzPatrick from Revenue will resume its deliberations in the morning.

The prosecution claims Jimmy Devaney murdered Marie Greene because she had been blackmailing him

Prosecution says Westmeath killing was planned

28 Jul The jury in the trial of a retired member of the Defence Forces accused of murdering a prostitute in Co Westmeath four years ago is expected to begin deliberating on a verdict tomorrow.

Edward Bryan was not in Cork Circuit Criminal Court last month for sentencing as the prosecution said he had made a suicide attempt at his home

Former Brother jailed for indecent assault

28 Jul A former Christian Brother at the North Monastery secondary school in Cork has been sentenced to two concurrent one-year jail terms for indecently assaulting two boys.

Marie Greene died after she was stabbed in a bog in Co Westmeath in February 2011

Murder trial hears of blackmail

27 Jul The trial of a retired member of the Defence Forces accused of murdering a woman in Co Westmeath has heard that two other men were also being blackmailed by the victim.

Bernard Daly, Aoife Maguire and Tiarnan O'Mahoney deny all the charges

Anglo trial told prosecution case not good enough

27 Jul The jury in the trial of the three former Anglo officials charged with trying to conceal accounts connected to Sean FitzPatrick from the Revenue Commissioners is expected to begin considering its verdict tomorrow.