Man brandished glass and lamp in standoff with gardaí

Armed members of the Garda Regional Support Unit attended at a domestic incident in Mahon where a man held a glass lamp and a pint glass and warned gardaí ...

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Woman on temporary release stole clothes

A woman granted temporary release from a prison sentence for shoplifting was caught stealing more than €360 worth of clothing from a store in Cork.

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Student assaulted after putting foot on car

A Leaving Cert student out celebrating his results was punched in the face and had his nose broken after he put his foot on the bonnet of a car.

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Judge: Woman’s injuries leave assault blame with accused

An amateur boxer was convicted of assaulting his ex wife when he called to pick up their child as part of an access arrangement.

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Gardaí find drugs at party in remote area

Gardaí arrived at the top of a hill in a remote forested area and found tents around a bonfire in a clearing where one man had a stash of cocaine, ecstasy, ...

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Drunken man tried to hit gardaí with glass bottle

A Cobh man who tried to strike gardaí with a glass bottle and later tried to head-butt them was yesterday jailed for four months.

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Inmate caught with phone in cell twice in Cork prison

An inmate at Cork Prison was caught twice in three weeks with a mobile phone in his cell.

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Further sentence for rape convict who attacked prison officer

A prisoner serving a jail term for raping a young woman in a public park was today given a further four months’ imprisonment for attacking a prison officer.

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Man who arrived at Cork house armed with machete involved in family feud, claim gardaí

A man charged with arriving at a house in Cork while armed first with a hurley and later with a machete was allegedly involved in family feud, it was claimed by ...

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Children rescued from car sinking in River Lee

Two young children had to be rescued from a sinking car when their drunken father parked on a slipway beside the River Lee to listen to music and stepped out without ...

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Judge: ‘Deal drugs, go to prison’

Deals of cocaine were thrown out the window of a car as it sped away from gardaí and yesterday the driver was jailed for drug dealing and obstructing a search. ...

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Trump duty sees case delayed again

A Cork man accused of burglary was not inclined to accept that he should have his trial delayed because the prosecuting guard was absent from court due to the visit ...

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Harassment case over two Facebook friend requests dismissed

A 47-year-old man who made two Facebook friend requests to a woman in her early 20s and spoke to her about not accepting them was prosecuted for harassing her, but ...

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Man called gardaí to remove his friend

A man had to call gardaí to his home in the afternoon because his friend had become drunk and aggressive and was refusing to leave.

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Sentencing adjourned for ‘very naïve’ drug dealer

A young man from Berrings, Co Cork, had sentencing in his case adjourned yesterday until July 3 in a case where he was caught with three different types of drugs ...

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Man pleads guilty to drugs possession

A Youghal man pleaded guilty yesterday to a charge of having cannabis for sale or supply last year.

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Man who shoplifted from Debenhams receives eight months suspended

A young man threw stolen bottles of aftershave into a field as he was pursued by store detectives and yesterday his four-month jail term was increased on appeal ...

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‘This attack has taken away my independence’, says pensioner after robbery

A 79-year-old woman visiting her dying brother was attacked and robbed outside her own home, sustaining injuries that have deprived her of her independence.

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Cork man given 10-year driving ban after threatening other motorist following crash

A 10-year driving ban was imposed today on a motorist who crashed into another car and then threatened the owner that if he reported it he would return with 50 people ...

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Drugs are no excuse: Judge jails man for 14 years after horror attack on woman, 79, in Cork

A fourteen-year jail term was imposed today on a young man who robbed a 79-year-old woman causing her horrific life-changing injuries.

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Woman had broken bottle in Mercy A&E

A woman who held up a broken wine bottle during threatening behaviour at a hospital’s accident and emergency unit has had sentencing in her case

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I will try to live fear-free, says victim

A stepfather was jailed for three and a half years yesterday for sexually assaulting his partner’s daughter from when she was aged 12 — getting into ...

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Woman who was woken by drunken intruder in her bedroom is told 'I don't have the wrong house'

A 63-year-old woman woke to find a drunken intruder in her bedroom and when she told him he might have walked into the wrong house he raised his voice aggressively ...

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Woman cleared of careless driving

A woman accused of careless driving causing serious bodily harm to another motorist was found not guilty at the end of a four-day trial at Cork Circuit Criminal ...

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Stalker jailed for assault and threat to kill

A Croatian man stalked a young woman in Cork for days before carrying out a serious attack and threatening to kill her — even if it took him 10 years to carry ...

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Mother reported son to Gardai after finding jar of ecstasy tablets in bedroom

A mother who found a jar of ecstasy tablets in her son’s bedroom went directly to her local garda station and reported him.

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Blarney man changes plea to guilty on second day of drug-dealing case

A Blarney man on trial for having more than €100,000 worth of heroin for sale or supply in August 2016 changed his plea to guilty today.

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Drug trial of Blarney man resumes today

The trial of a man accused of having over €100,000 worth of heroin for sale or supply and other drugs charges in August 2016 commenced today.

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Man pleads guilty to deception

A man accused of multiple counts of deception at a company based at Tivoli in Cork confessed to several sample charges today.

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Rape trial resumed in jury’s absence

The trial of a man accused of raping and sexually assaulting a man twice his age on the

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Man guilty of sexually assaulting partner’s daughter

A stepfather was found guilty today of sexually assaulting his partner’s daughter three times from when she was aged 12 — getting into her bed each time ...

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Man found guilty of possessing mescaline

A 42-year-old man who claimed that the powdered plant derivative found at his apartment in Cork could be extracted from a cactus plant commonly bought in flower ...

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63-year-old tells court he was raped on street

A 63-year-old man gave evidence yesterday in the trial of a man half his age who is accused of raping and sexually assaulting him when he was on a blanket at the ...

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Man guilty of sexually assaulting girl on bus

The middle-aged man who claimed he was only having banter with four 15-year-old girls on the back of a bus was found guilty yesterday of harassing the schoolgirls ...

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Drug could be got from €35 cactus, court told

A 42-year-old man was put on trial for possession of mescaline for sale or supply but the defence claimed that the material could be derived from a cactus bought ...

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'What is the world coming to?' - Man denies harassing four teen girls, and sexually assaulting one

A middle-aged man charged with harassing four teenage girls on a bus journey and sexually assaulting one of them said all he did was engage in banter.

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‘Wild escapade’ of dangerous driving risked up to 20 lives

Numerous people could have been killed on country roads by a wild escapade of dangerous driving and it is positively miraculous that the two young Limerick men in ...

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Man denies sex assault of teenage girl on bus

A man was put on trial by judge and jury yesterday charged with harassing four teenaged girls on a bus journey and sexually assaulting one of them.

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Man raped while asleep, court hears

A man aged around 60 was raped by a man half his age when he was sleeping in a doorway on the street in Cork City, it was alleged yesterday to a judge and jury at ...

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Biker’s death a stupid waste of a young man’s life, says partner

The partner of a motorcyclist whose death was caused by the dangerous driving of a van driver at a junction near Rathcormac, Co Cork, described it yesterday as “a ...

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Drug dealer showed no remorse for vicious assault in nightclub

A drug dealer who carried out his business in a rent-free apartment in Cork City showed no remorse for an attack on a student in a nightclub where he struck him ...

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Four-year jail term for man who set fire to two cars

A five-year jail term with the last year suspended was imposed on a man who set fire to two cars outside a house in Glanmire but said the owners had nothing to fear ...

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Extensive DNA evidence linked burglar to his crime

Evidence against a thief for burgling an apartment in Cork included a fingerprint at the window, DNA on a Pepsi can, DNA on a cigarette, and a phone credit receipt ...

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Man sent girl, 14, sexual messages for two weeks

An extremely vulnerable 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a man following two weeks of sending her sexual messages and images by Facebook.

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Man caught with drugs when out on bail

Gardaí objected to bail being granted to a man caught with a €9,000 stash of drugs on Union Quay in Cork at a time when he was out on bail on an assault ...

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Joyriding gang member on north side of Cork city jailed

A leading member of a gang on the north side of Cork city who call themselves ‘Farranree Joyriders’ was jailed for 12 months today.

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Polish pair found not guilty of Fermoy murder

Two Polish truck drivers who denied murdering a man at the truck stop of the Amber filling station in Fermoy were found not guilty today.

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Court hears how Cork man put knife to partner's throat in jealous rage

A man flew into a jealous rage when his ex-partner received a call from a male friend and he punched her in the face, put a knife to her throat and struck her twice ...

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Suspended term activated for aggression to probation staff

A Kilmichael man, with the last year of his three-year jail term suspended for dragging a teenage girl into a building and assaulting her, had that last year activated ...

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Burglar who stole €30k jewellery jailed

A prisoner released after a long sentence for drug- dealing soon carried out a burglary where he stole €30,000 worth of jewellery, and yesterday he was sent ...

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