The senior judge of the Central Criminal Court was praised in tributes from lawyers in Cork on the occasion of his last visit as a judge – and his own seven-word reply made his feelings clear about his forthcoming retirement from the bench: “There is nothing voluntary about my going.”
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
Acting on a tip-off that a robbery was planned at the home of a businessman who sometimes kept money in his safe, gardaí who were lying in wait detonated a stun grenade to disorientate three men creeping around the house, it was claimed yesterday.
Thu, 15 May, 2014
After being told by a defence lawyer that the State had failed in coming up with alternatives to jail when dealing with young offenders, a judge yesterday ordered a year-long night curfew at home for a troubled Limerick teenager rather than locking him up.
Thu, 01 May, 2014