Gardaí said they will do all they can to apprehend those responsible and are stressing that resources are not an issue

Progress made with hotel shooting investigation

07.53 Gardaí investigating the shooting at a hotel in Dublin that left one man dead and two others seriously injured say they are making progress in identifying some of the gang members involved.

Mr O'Brien began his legal action last year

Concerns over custody of USB in Denis O'Brien case

05 Feb Lawyers for PR and lobbying company Red Flag have said they are concerned about issues relating to a USB stick at the centre of legal proceedings taken against them by businessman Denis O'Brien.

The seven year sentence imposed on Magnus Meyer Hustveit was suspended due to the exceptional nature of the case

Court of Appeal reserves decision in rape appeal

04 Feb The Court of Appeal has reserved its decision on the appeal by the DPP against the leniency of a seven-year suspended sentence imposed on a man who repeatedly raped his girlfriend while she slept.

Shane Smyth has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering Ms Moran

Murder trial told accused thought blood was stolen

03 Feb A 29-year-old man told his cousin he stabbed a Kilkenny woman to death because she had stolen a "vile of his blood", "installed hidden cameras" and put "black widow spiders" in his house, a jury has heard.

Daniel McArthur and his wife Amy McArthur appealed the judgment

NI gay cake bakery appeal adjourned

03 Feb A high-profile appeal by the Christian owners of a Belfast bakery who were found to have discriminated against a gay customer has been dramatically halted to facilitate an intervention by Northern Ireland's top legal adviser.

Shane Smyth has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering 26-year-old Mairead Moran

Murder trial told accused had psychotic illness

02 Feb The trial of a man for the murder of his former girlfriend in 2014 in Kilkenny has heard he had suffered from a psychotic illness which remained untreated for years before she was stabbed to death.

Garda representative bodies  argued they should be exempted from halving of paid sick leave

Court rules sick pay changes apply to gardaí

02 Feb The Court of Appeal has ruled that members of An Garda Síochána are not entitled to be exempted from the halving of paid sick leave entitlements introduced by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform across the public service.