The victims had only arrived in Dublin on the day of the attack

Three jailed for attack on tourists in Dublin

29 Jul Three Dublin men have been sentenced to between three and five years in prison for their part in a vicious city centre attack on two US tourists who had tried to stop a robbery.

The court heard the best option would be to allow for the child to be cared for at home

Court reserves judgment on resuscitating baby

29 Jul The High Court has reserved its judgment in an application by the Health Service Executive to allow doctors not to resuscitate a terminally ill nine-month-old baby if her condition deteriorates.

John Houlihan broke into a number of homes over a three-year period

Man jailed over Kerry burglaries

29 Jul A 29-year-old man who robbed a number of elderly people in Co Kerry over a three-year period has been given a five year jail sentence.

Ivor Callely pleaded guilty to four counts of using invoices believing them to be false instruments

Ivor Callely jailed for five months

28 Jul Former junior minister Ivor Callely has been jailed for five months for fraudulently claiming mobile expenses at Leinster House while he was a senator.

A judge earlier found Seán FitzPatrick was not entitled to be awarded costs

Seán FitzPatrick to challenge decision on costs

28 Jul Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has begun a legal challenge to a court ruling that he must pay his legal costs following his acquittal earlier this year on charges of giving illegal loans to 16 people.

Michael Lowry's legal team claim the case against him is tainted with illegalities

Application to move Lowry trial to Dublin

28 Jul An application has been made at Clonmel Circuit Court to have a trial involving Tipperary North TD Michael Lowry, who is accused of filing incorrect tax returns, moved to Dublin.

The Court of Criminal Appeal found there was real risk of injustice in the manner in which provocation was explained to the original jury

Retrial ordered in case of man accused of murder

28 Jul The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the conviction and ordered the retrial of a 33-year-old man who was jailed for life for murdering the man he suspected of having an affair with his wife.