Man charged over possession of pistol
The biggest seizure of heroin ever made in Cork — a €350,000 stash — resulted in the accused man confessing to the crime yesterday.
The prisoner apologised unreservedly, and later complained that it was a disgrace and a joke for him to get a five-month jail sentence for the assault.
A knife was produced by an agitated 28-year-old man during a domestic incident at his home over the Christmas holidays prompting his father to call the gardaí.
A woman caught with €800 worth of cannabis in her car told gardaí the drugs were for transmission to Cork Prison.
Gardaí mounted a major investigation in an attempt to arrest criminals carrying out burglaries at the homes of elderly people going to Mass and today three accused men were in court.
A Ballincollig man who was experiencing paranoia and who believed his mobile phone was affecting electrical devices terrified an elderly woman and her adult daughter by kicking in their front door.
An English Market butcher staked his claim to being local peacekeeper when he caught a man in a bear-hug as he tried to snatch a handbag hanging from a baby’s buggy.
A teenager who caused a ruckus at a hospital was given an option of doing community service instead of going to jail. But declaring “f*** that”, he said he would not do community work.
A young man who was never in trouble before threatened to stick a kitchen knife in gardaí and warned that he would take 20 officers.
A 55-year-old man facing charges including one where he was allegedly threatening while not wearing any trousers challenged the district judge’s knowledge of the law in court.
Gardaí were threatened they would have their throats cut and get shot in the head when they went to help a man to get medical care from an ambulance crew.
A young man accused of kicking in his mother’s front door and assault causing harm to her at Christmas argued through his solicitor yesterday that the charges should be struck out because she had died on Monday night.
Four assaults in three pubs around Cork City over a short period of time resulted in a man getting community service and a suspended jail term yesterday.
A father of five who caused a hazard by parking three caravans on the side of a busy road has claimed he was saving the taxpayer a hefty bill to house his family in a hotel.
A man who claimed that a clamper’s van struck him after a clamp was put on his wife’s car has been convicted of making a false complaint to gardaí.
A middle-aged man became concerned about screams from a woman next door and when he called to the house to see if she was OK, he was kicked in the groin by the woman’s attacker.
The Courts Service opted for a soft opening of their massive new courthouse complex in Cork yesterday — so soft that one man didn’t get to hear at all about the criminal courts’ move to Anglesea St.
The jury in a case where a woman was seriously injured by loose bars from a passing trailer found the driver not guilty of dangerous driving causing serious harm but guilty of failing to take adequate precaution with the load.
A 79-year-old priest who got a suspended jail term last month for sexually assaulting a girl throughout her First Confession in West Cork pleaded guilty yesterday to carrying out similar assaults on three other girls in the mid-1970s.
A motorist jumped on the bonnet of his car when gardaí began to seize it for being untaxed and later he went into a violent rage.
Fans of Coldplay were ripped off by a Corkman on DoneDeal when he conned them into buying pairs of tickets at Christmas time that were never received.
A man who punched a female neighbour in the stomach outside her front door was convicted of assault yesterday and ordered to undergo assessment for anger management.
A 64-year-old woman failed yesterday in her appeal against public order convictions as the judge said he did not believe her version of events.
A drink driver engaged in horrible and insulting behaviour to gardaí, it was claimed yesterday, but he said they treated him abominably and carried him into a garda station “like a splayed frog”.
A man wearing a wig jumped on the counter of a Ticketmaster outlet in Cork before doing an about-turn and fleeing with nothing.
A book of evidence has been served on a 44-year-old man accused of murdering a mother of three in Cork City last March.
“You called me a langer and you’d want to apologise for it.”
A hotel supervisor was punched in the mouth by a man who took exception to the bar being closed at a family party and yesterday the culprit pleaded with the judge not to jail him.
A young woman claimed she was sexually assaulted in a hotel room in Cork after meeting a man at a night spot in the city.
A 58-year-old man went to take off his trousers and underpants at the scene of a disturbance in Cork City when he shouted abuse at gardaí.
Cork City Council and community gardaí from Mayfield applied for excluding orders that would effectively ban named youths — one as young as 12 — from roaming through housing estates in the Mayfield area of the city.
A blind woman accused of shouting expletives as children played nearby denied the charge and said that it was a member of An Garda Síochána who used foul language to her.
A woman was frightened for her life by a young man who tried to strangle her and also trashed her home.
A man wearing his pyjamas ran out of his house in the early hours of the morning and sprayed a neighbour in the eyes with Yves Saint Laurent perfume.
A man who walked around Cork City “beating the lard” out of people and who shown no remorse has been labelled “disgraceful” by a judge.
A Lithuanian who was described as being part of a gang involved in flooding Cork with heroin was yesterday jailed for nine months.
Armed gardaí rushed to a hospital grounds in Glanmire, Co Cork, and found a man carrying an axe.
Armed gardaí in Cork rushed to a hospital grounds in Glanmire, Cork and found a man carrying an axe on Tuesday afternoon, and yesterday the man’s solicitor claimed the accused was not properly before the court, writes Liam Heylin.
An 82-year-old man from Glanmire, Co Cork, confessed yesterday to the indecent assault of a boy — some of the assaults occurring as many as 48 years ago.
An 82-year-old man from Glanmire, Co Cork, was arrested yesterday and charged with indecently assaulting a boy.
A taxi driver facing penalty yesterday, on a charge of punching a young woman on the nose in the height of a row about a fare, continued to deny the offence and indicated he would appeal a conviction.
A taxi-driver denied a charge of punching a young woman on the nose in the height of a row about a fare.
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