discovers a chic and charming Killarney hotel, with cool cocktails thrown in for good measure.
Fri, 01 Mar, 2019
The prosecution has said a 59-year-old homeless man suffered a particularly horrible death trapped head down in a rubbish chute - but the defence said the accused believed the victim would fall through the chute into a bin.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019
A serving garda has gone on trial accused of dangerous driving causing the death of a woman four years ago.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2018
A teenage girl who claimed she was raped by a schoolmate two years ago texted her friend “help help please” during the alleged incident, a court has heard.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2018
A man who was convicted of kidnapping a child in London has been jailed for the abuse and rape of a teenage boy here in the mid-90s.
Wed, 20 Dec, 2017
A Cavan sex offender has been jailed for five years for the sexual assault and defilement of a 14-year-old boy he met following contact through a website.
Thu, 16 Nov, 2017
A Kerryman who broke into the home of a vulnerable woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money will be sentenced next week at the Central Criminal Court.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
A Kerry man who broke into the home of a vulnerable woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money will be sentenced next week at the Central Criminal Court.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
A Mayo man who had sex with a 16-year-old relative of his ex-girlfriend when he was 19 has been given a two-year sentence.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
A man accused of raping a friend eight years ago told gardaí he was “sleepwalking” and wasn’t aware of what he was doing, a trial has heard.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
The alleged solitary confinement of inmates by the authorities at Oberstown Youth Detention Centre stems from what can only be described as a riot and an attempt to escape resulting in a fire, the High Court heard yesterday.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
A Co Cavan man who raped his 16-year-old niece has been jailed for six and a half years.
Tue, 14 Jun, 2016
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
A former teacher and convicted sex offender has been jailed for another three years for sexually abusing three pupils.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Lawyers fighting the extradition of an Irishman who is alleged to be the "largest facilitator of child porn in the world" have told the High Court they are seeking the DPP’s reasons for refusing to prosecute him.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
The State’s case to surrender an Irishman alleged to be the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world” to US authorities has opened in the High Court.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
A Munster man jailed for sexually abusing his nieces in-law as well as his son and daughter over four decades has moved to appeal his conviction.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Court reserves judgment after O’Reilly bids to have murder conviction declared miscarriage of justice
Wed, 04 Mar, 2015
A man charged with a 1997 double murder said a confession made by him in relation to the killings was “produced” by gardaí, a jury has heard.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
Five water meter protesters have been given prison sentences by the High Court for breaching an order restraining them from coming within a 20m exclusion zone surrounding installation works.
Fri, 20 Feb, 2015
The High Court has reserved judgment in the case of seven water charge protesters facing jail or a fine if found to be in contempt of court regarding the obstruction of water meter installation.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
A convicted rapist who told a woman he was going to take her up to the mountains and chop her up has been jailed for eight years.
Tue, 13 Jan, 2015
A tiger-kidnapping victim whose theft from his employer came to light when the bank shut down because of the robbery has been remanded on bail pending sentence.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
A 'tiger' kidnapping victim, whose past theft from his employer only came to light when the bank conducted an audit after the incident, has been remanded on bail pending sentence.
Wed, 17 Dec, 2014
Four anti water charges protesters are potentially facing prison or fines for allegedly entering an exclusion zone around meters being installed in Dublin.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
Fraudster businessman Breifne O’Brien has been jailed for seven years for running a Ponzi scheme which costs his victims millions.
Wed, 08 Oct, 2014
A garda acquitted by a court of assaulting a prisoner has launched a High Court challenge aimed at preventing an internal Garda disciplinary probe into the same incident from going ahead.
Thu, 04 Sep, 2014
The court heard that Breifne O’Brien’s deceptions first began to come to light when an allegation was made during civil proceedings in 2008 and Mr Justice Peter Kelly referred the matter to the Garda fraud squad.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
Businessman Breifne O’Brien used money stolen from investors to pay for an extension to his house, a new car for his wife, and the stamp duty on new properties, in a multi-million euro Ponzi scheme, a court has heard.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
A Clare father who "sacrificed the welfare of his children for alcohol" has been given a four-year sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for the neglect and ill treatment of six children.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014
A Clare father who “sacrificed the welfare of his children for alcohol” has been given a four year sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for the neglect and ill treatment of six children.
Mon, 30 Jun, 2014
Two Dublin friends have avoided going to jail after they admitted taking part in a pub brawl which ended in a man losing his eye.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014
Businessman Breifne O’Brien has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of multi-million euro theft and deception totalling over €10m between 2003 and 2008.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
A man the FBI has called “the largest facilitator of child porn in the world” will get legal aid to fight his extradition to the United States, following a High Court judges’ ruling that any money he allegedly has would be considered the proceeds of crime.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
A 41-year-old man with a lifelong history of epilepsy has been sentenced to seven years in prison, with the final three years suspended, for causing the deaths of two baby sisters near Tuam two years ago.
Sat, 15 Mar, 2014
A 41-year-old man will be sentenced on Friday for causing the deaths of two baby sisters near Tuam, Co Galway, 18 months ago.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
Judge finds it ‘too upsetting’ to recite facts of case as he jailed 30-year-old for raping girls, 9 and 6
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
A man the FBI has accused of being the “largest facilitator of child porn in the world,” will apply for a judicial review of the DPP's decision not to prosecute him in Ireland, the High Court heard yesterday.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
A Polish National has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering a Romanian man who was guarding two prostitutes in a Co Cavan brothel last year.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2014
A judge will not decide until after Christmas whether to extradite two men wanted the Netherlands in connection with the death of a man whose body was found inside a suitcase in an Amsterdam canal.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
A Galway man has been sentenced to four years in prison with the final 18 months suspended for raping his eight-year-old sister in their family home when he was 17-years-old.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2013