The jury in the case against a man accused of raping a woman who died a year later will resume deliberations today.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
A 42-year-old man on trial on charges of raping a 30-year-old woman strongly denied allegations that he threatened she would end up in a suitcase, saying to gardaí that their sexual actions were all consensual.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
The defence in a rape trial put it to the main prosecution witness yesterday that what happened in his presence was consensual sex between the two other parties and that his claims were figments of his imagination.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Liam Heylin A 42-year-old man went on trial today on charges of raping a 30-year-old woman even though she died a year after the alleged offences.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
The jury in the trial of a motorist accused of careless driving causing the death of an elderly Kilkenny man near Mitchelstown two years ago failed to reach a verdict yesterday after four hours of deliberation.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
A shot was discharged from a sawn-off shotgun when a man who was threatening to shoot a woman tripped over her dog.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
The jury in a sex assault trial took less that three hours to decide that the teenager did not carry out a sex assault on a woman in the lift of her apartment building in Cork.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
A woman told a jury yesterday of how she was followed by a young Cork man and sexually attacked in the lift of her apartment building in the city.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
A West Cork pharmacist pleaded guilty to 20 sample counts from a 174-count indictment of fraud involving sums totalling more than €70,000 over several years.
A teenager said her cousin tried to interfere with her sexually when both of them were aged 15, but when gardaí asked the accused about it, he replied that it was bullshit.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2016
A six-year jail term was imposed on a 21-year-old man who sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in a car, parked in a field, and then dumped her on the side of the road in a state of undress.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016
A 16-year-old Cork girl became hysterical after she was dragged unconscious and in a state of undress from a car after a sex attack, and left on the side of the street.
Fri, 06 May, 2016
An 83-year-old man suffered extensive burns in a massive blast at his home shortly after he pulled a gas pipe from the wall, it emerged during the opening of his High Court action against Bord Gáis yesterday.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2015
The heartbroken mother of an eight-year-old girl killed by the dangerous driving of an unaccompanied learner driver wished him a long life lived to the fullest with her beautiful daughter watching over him.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
The aftermath of a 12 pubs of Christmas night out saw one student bite off the ear of another student in his class and yesterday, after a month in jail, the accused man was given a three-year suspended jail sentence.
Sat, 21 Mar, 2015
A final-year student’s left ear, bitten off by a classmate on a Christmas night out, later had to be amputated after surgery was unsuccessful.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
Defendant failed to treat or euthanise a pig after it was left in pen to be eaten alive
Thu, 05 Feb, 2015
A baby was dropped on a tiled floor by his drunken mother and in another incident weeks later she put him in a child seat in a car without securing him and he was seriously injured again.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
A woman who was sexually assaulted at the age of five or six was so afraid that somebody at her wedding would recognise some sign of her being an abuse victim that she took anti-depressants just to get through the day.
Sat, 08 Nov, 2014
A 49-year-old man who stabbed his girlfriend behind the ear with a biro, punched her to the floor, and kicked her unconscious, has been sentenced to four years in jail with the last 15 months suspended.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
The man accused of raping his partner at his home in Cork might be a despicable person for striking her but he did not rape her, his lawyer claimed in his closing speech at the trial yesterday.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
A young woman who was caught in a taxi with €70,000 worth of cocaine was jailed yesterday for six years with half of the sentence suspended.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
Two Cork men beat up a young woman in her home — with one man tying her hands with a cord while his accomplice cut her long hair with a knife as she was lying on the floor.
Sat, 11 May, 2013
A 65-year-old man has said he was falsely imprisoned, assaulted, and handcuffed to a radiator by his estranged wife and his son in the bathroom of a B&B.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
A Cork man in his 50s pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court today to raping and sexually assaulting his own daughter.
Wed, 10 Mar, 2010
An agent and distributor for major drug dealers in Cork was jailed for ten years today.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
THE trial began yesterday of an airport employee being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Authority arising out of an incident where a co-worker suffered fractures to both ankles when mobile stairs were moved as he exited the plane.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2008
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