The husband of Jill Meagher has said the sentence handed down to the man who raped and murdered her in Australia last year was a "disgrace".
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in Co Antrim after an ambulance crew was allegedly threatened with a meat cleaver.
Two Dublin men accused of the murder of a teenager in the care of the State at the time of his death three years ago have blamed each other for his death.
Italy's constitutional court this evening rejected an attempt by Silvio Berlusconi to block a tax fraud conviction from October.
Concern over the lack of juvenile detention places has again been highlighted by a Circuit Court judge.
Two men have been arrested following the seizure of drugs worth over €150,000 in Co Cork.
The Irish Human Rights Commission has called on the Government to establish a comprehensive redress scheme for all former residents of Magdalene Laundries.
A serving garda has been convicted of deceiving an insurance company into paying him over €10,000 after his car was stolen.
A murder inquiry has been launched following the discovery of the bodies of a mother and daughter in Co Kerry on Sunday.
New research suggests that the families of victims of homicide are dissatisfied with sentencing and proposed penal reform.
Two men were arrested this evening after drugs worth over €400,000 were seized in Co Galway.
A High Court judge has said legislation may be needed to assist young people placed in arranged or forced marriages.
A 47-year-old Polish man has been charged with the murder of Bogdan Michalkiewicz in Co Donegal last month.
Gardaí investigating the deaths of a 27-year-old woman and her eight-year-old daughter in Killorglin, Co Kerry are expected to announce a double murder investigation tonight.
A 37-year-old man has pleaded guilty to four murders in Co Limerick in 2010.
A man danced around after he punched a journalist in the head leading to his death, the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard today.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months after he admitted 14 counts of indecent assault against girls as young as nine.
Moors murderer Ian Brady wants to go to prison so he is "free to end his life", a mental health tribunal in Britain heard today.
A Dutch court has found six teenage footballers and a player's father guilty of beating an amateur linesman to death.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a woman with special needs in Dublin last week.