Historian and broadcaster John Bowman is to be made an Honorary Corkman while businessman and philanthropist Tom Cavanagh will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at next month's Cork Person of the Year awards.
The senior barrister who led the prosecution team that secured the conviction of 50-year-old Patrick Quirke for the murder of Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan received more than €155,000 in fees for his work in the case.
The prosecution case against farmer Patrick Quirke, who denies murdering his love rival Bobby 'Mr Moonlight' Ryan, is "forensically barren" but calls on the support of the jury's common sense, lawyers for the State have said.
Murder accused Patrick Quirke denied to gardaí that he was trying to "take Mary Lowry to the cleaners" by demanding €20,000 from her or that he took advantage when she was vulnerable following her husband's death, the Central Criminal Court has heard.
The barrister for a Kilkenny man, charged with murdering his nephew’s friend, has suggested that what happened was an accident and a tragic set of circumstances that could never be legislated for.
The barrister for a man charged with murdering another man in his home has suggested that his client was trying to wrestle the knife from his self-harming nephew when it entered the deceased man’s chest.
Sterling dropped yesterday after an extraordinary series of events, including a tweet from the Sky Television economics editor, helped pile on uncertainty for exporters ahead of the UK’s ‘in-out’ referendum on the EU in 10 weeks’ time.