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Four men in custody after machete attack on French internationals
Aurélien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayser were set upon by armed thugs in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Two released and three still in custody over €5.1m drugs seizure
Some of the drugs were seized when a van and car were searched in the IKEA car park on the Ballymun Road.
Gerry Adams spends fourth night in police custody
The PSNI had been granted an extra 48 hours to question the Sinn Féin leader.
Gerry Adams still in custody after second night at Antrim police station
Adams can be held until just after 8pm this evening unless detectives apply to a judge to extend the detention period.
Gerry Adams spends night in custody being questioned about murder of Jean McConville
The Sinn Féin leader was arrested yesterday evening.
Teen who brandished sword at Leinster House had 'no target in mind'
The 19-year-old unemployed male is to get bail after appearing in court today.
Dutch girl (14) arrested for making joke threat to airline on Twitter
The 14-year-old tweeted American Airlines saying “hello, my name’s Ibrahim and I’m from Afghanistan. I’m part of Al Qaida and on June 1st I’m gonna do something really big bye”.
Man charged after kicking in door and attacking McDonald's staff with pepper spray
He has been charged and is due to appear in court next week.
Man arrested in relation to the death of man in Castleknock overnight
The body of the man remains at the scene that has been sealed off.
Architect Graham Dwyer, 41, charged with murder of Elaine O’Hara
When Dwyer, of Kerrymount Close, Foxrock, was asked if he had anything to say on being charged, he told gardai: “I do: Not guilty.”
Pump-action shotgun found by gardaí investigating foiled robbery
Five men remain in custody in connection with the attempted raid at the home of a businessman in Glounthaune, east Cork.
No sign of teenager who escaped from garda station while on 'smoke break'
The teen escaped over a wall at a Dublin garda station last week, and hasn’t been seen since.
Man remains in custody over Castlebar murders
Castlebar is said to be in “total shock” after the brutal murders.
Gardaí release man arrested during Letterkenny murder investigation
Bogdan Michalkiawicz was last seen alive at lunchtime on Monday 13 May this year.
Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital
Christopher Doyle was previously given a 12 year sentence for the manslaughter of Co Meath pensioner, Patrick Logan.
Pakistan court extends Musharraf custody
He was arrested yesterday ahead of key elections – the arrest was due to Musharraf’s decision to sack judges when he imposed emergency rule in November 2007.
Woman (22) due in court over Ennis stabbing
A woman was seriously injured during the incident in which she was stabbed on the grounds of a primary school in the town.
Ennis stabbing: Woman still in custody
It is understood the woman who was stabbed has been transferred to Cork University Hospital.
Column: Decisions in the family courts will be open to scrutiny now the veil has been lifted
Until now, family court proceedings have been heard ‘in camera’ but new legislation will bring more transparency – and more confidence – to the system, writes solicitor Emma Heron.
Woman arrested after cannabis and gun found in Cork house
The woman was arrested at the scene after Gardaí found cannabis worth an estimated €30,000.
Teenager remains in custody over Westport stabbing
Two other teenagers arrested in connection with the stabbing have been released.
Gardaí in Dublin continue to question two teens over fatal stabbing
The two males were arrested yesterday following an incident which occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul
Gardaí arrested six people at the weekend in connection with the major haul of cannabis plants in Tuam and Oughterard.
Man on the run after escaping Garda custody in Limerick
The 25-year-old escaped as he was being brought into Limerick Prison yesterday evening.
Bernie Madoff's brother taken into custody
Peter Madoff is poised to plead guilty to criminal charges and take his place in history alongside the sibling with whom he shared an office.
Man spends $60,000 on canine custody battle
Craig Dershowitz says he considers the dog his ‘son’ and has spent his life savings on lawyers’ fees in trying to win custody.
Column: 7 essential ways to fix our broken prison system
Our prisons have become pressure cookers, bursting at the seams and increasingly difficult to police. Eoin O’Carroll sets out new ideas for reform.
Two escape from garda custody in Limerick
The men were being transferred from the District Court to Limerick Prison.
Two remain in custody over Bandon river murder
The body of John Forrester was discovered in the River Bandon in Cork on 15 November.
GAA player's murder accused found dead
Shane Rodgers, who was being held in custody in Cloverhill on charge of murdering James Hughes, was found dead in a holding cell.
Number of prisoners on 23-hour lock-up drops
The number of prisoners on 23-hour lock up has dropped from 250 in January 2010 to 178 this year. However, the Irish Penal Reform Trust says this number is still too high.
Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons
There are currently almost 5,000 prisoners in Irish prisons, and the Irish Penal Reform trust says the Government should focus on making prison conditions better: not building more prisons.
Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers
The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.
Men arrested over suspected dissident activity remain in custody
The men were arrested on 19 June by gardaí attached to the Special Detective Unit.