We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.


Last year
Senior bank management kept information “off the official record”, defence claims in theft trial
Man jailed for nine years for violent sexual assault of former sister in law in her Dublin home
Former Christian Brother (87) jailed for 4.5 years for sexual abuse of 19 boys
All time
Dublin man acquitted on some charges of raping his wife with household objects
Homelessness worker who sexually abused two girls 40 years ago jailed for five years
Former solicitor Michael Lynn retrial set for October 2023
Jury fail to reach verdict in Michael Lynn trial after 12 hours deliberating
Man who led gardaí on high speed motorway chase with two children in the backseat is jailed
Teenager jailed for high-speed chase in which he narrowly missed knocking down an elderly woman
Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home
Teenager goes on trial accused of raping and sexually assaulting girl in Dublin park
Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'
Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years
British man on Dublin stag gets no jail time for punching student on dancefloor
Man jailed for four years for string of robberies, including stealing schoolgirl's phone
Teen with 24 convictions who started drinking and taking drugs aged 9 'real risk of institutionalisation'
Jobstown protest: TD Paul Murphy and 5 others found not guilty
If Jobstown jury not satisfied Burton was totally restrained in car, 'case has fallen at first hurdle'
Man who tied up and raped woman at gaming convention jailed for 12 years
Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail
Garda tells court he was hit by can of Red Bull during Jobstown protest
'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period
'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told
Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'
'What would Michael Collins think of this?': Joan Burton continues Jobstown evidence
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax is now cybercrime fighter, court told
Man who tied up and raped woman during gaming convention to be sentenced later this year
Men stole €8,000 while working as charity barmen at Marlay Park concert, court hears
Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years
No extra jail time for double murderer who stabbed fellow inmate with stainless steel spoon
Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death
Man found guilty on 92 counts of sexually assaulting and raping his stepdaughter
Man who made girlfriend read the bible while threatening to cut her throat avoids jail
Donegal man (36) gets 12 months for sexually exploiting teenage girl after watching Frozen with her
Court hears Donegal man (36) watched Frozen with teenage girl before trying to have sex with her
Father jailed for 9 years over weekly rape of daughter
'I will never forgive my mam': Rape victim says family has been torn apart
'Your fate is in your hands': Judge warns thief who broke into Apache Pizza outlet
Pensioner tells court of suffering after her carer stole €40k inheritance