A dependency on alcohol can diminish a person’s responsibility for murder such that juries should be allowed to find them guilty of manslaughter, the Court of Appeal has been told.
The mother of a terminally ill girl has pleaded for help to find a home where she can bring her daughter and hold onto her for "as much as she can" for "whatever weeks, months or years" that she has left with her.
Fugitive struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn has lost his challenge to the DPP’s assurances to authorities in Brazil that his time in a prison there awaiting extradition will be set off against any prison sentence imposed on him here.
Kerry men have been leaving Dublin empty handed for quite a while now and Kingdom duo Aidan O’Mahony and Tommy Walsh experienced more of the same yesterday. Defeat while on interprovincial duty at a near empty Parnell Park won’t of course sting like a loss at nearby Croke Park to the Dubs in August or September.