A 47-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his elderly mother in a Co Waterford nursing home last year.
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a Dublin man's right to a fair trial had not been violated by procedures adopted by the Special Criminal Court.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court has cleared the way for the execution of an Islamist war criminal, rejecting his request for a review of the death sentence.
Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne fears being arrested as an "absconding debtor" if he returns to Ireland, the High Court has been told.
A man has been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a car at gunpoint in Co Laois on Monday night.
A stolen oil tanker was rammed into a business that was once part of the Quinn Group and set on fire in what the new owners branded a moronic incident.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth was so "irritated" about police officers eating nuts left out at Buckingham Palace that she marked bowls to record the levels that were being taken, the phone-hacking trial has heard.
An Icelandic court has sentenced four former Kaupthing bankers to jail for market abuses related to a large stake taken in the bank by a Qatari sheikh just before it went under in late 2008.
A couple who want to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel are planning their wedding after winning a "human rights" fight in the UK's highest court.
New documents have shed light on the deterioration of the finances of Newbridge Credit Union, which was last month taken over by Permanent TSB.
An inquest into the death of a week old baby boy in Galway last year has found that the baby died as a result of sepsis and meningitis caused by Group A streptococcal infection.
Two companies involved in a €600m gas project on the Shannon Estuary in Co Kerry have lost a High Court challenge to the legality of a proposed tariff regime for access to the State's natural gas transmission network.
Former GP Paschal Carmody has paid the first instalments of €10,000 investigative expenses and costs to the Irish Medicines Board in connection with a district court trial in 2005.
India's Supreme Court has reinstated a ban on gay sex after a four-year period of decriminalisation.
A man who is currently serving a prison sentence for a series of sex offences was sentenced to seven years in prison for 15 additional offences at Donegal Circuit Court.
A former GAA coach and inter-county hurler who sexually abused a young player has been sent to prison for three years.
A former solicitor has admitted at Naas Circuit Court to his role in an €8.8 million fraud.
An investigation is under way after shots were fired into the entrance of a hotel in Dublin overnight.
Ryanair has agreed to pay €50,000 to a child who was injured when a piece of luggage fell out of an overhead locker on a flight three years ago.
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has confirmed that seven children currently detained in the Oberstown young offenders centre are to be released as a result of a judgment issued by the High Court.