Two Cork men were arrested and remanded in custody for a week yesterday on charges of carrying out three robberies, four burglaries, and stealing two cars on Tuesday.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
A father threatened to break his wife's teeth with knuckle-dusters when he held her at gunpoint during a siege at her south Dublin home, a court has heard.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
An American honeymooner, arrested for taking a wrong turn in Cork, found himself before the district court yesterday.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
A taxi driver whose car was hit head-on by a drunk driver in Kildare was pulled from his vehicle 30 seconds before it went up in flames, a court has head.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
The manager of a supermarket was punched in the face as he and staff escorted a drunken man from the premises. The culprit was yesterday sentenced to two years imprisonment with the second year suspended.
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
A garda entered a building after she observed blood on the floors and walls, a smashed pane of glass in the front door and feared for the safety of those inside.
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
Bizarre and disturbing texts were sent to a young woman in Cork referring to things in her personal life, such as her engagement, her home address and reference to a knife.
Thu, 08 Oct, 2015
A man in his 20s has appeared before a special sitting of Cork District Court charged with the manslaughter of a homeless man in the city earlier this month.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
A 17-year-old boy who had sex with a 15-year-old girl when they were in care in the same Cork foster home has been given nine months to earn a more lenient sentence by showing a judge he has turned his life around.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
A defendant in a district court case yesterday was “effectively a whistleblower” against himself and others in proceedings of harassment relating to Killarney’s famed jarvey business.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Water charges protester Diarmaid Ó Cadhla, of The People’s Convention, was convicted and fined €300 at Cork District Court yesterday for failing to file a document related to electoral donations with the Standards in Public Office Commission after the 2011 general election.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
A North Cork doctor has denied he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old patient by fondling her breasts for several minutes when she attended his surgery with a chest cold.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
The heartbroken mother of a young man who was among 12 people to drown in a 10-day period during last summer’s heatwave has pleaded with young people to stay away from rivers.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
A man accused of murder was “looking for trouble” on the night in question, a witness said on the second day of the trial in Cork yesterday.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014
A man who says he was too drunk to remember knocking a woman out before sexually assaulting her has been jailed for four years.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2014
A man who says he was too drunk to remember knocking a woman unconscious before sexually assaulting her has been jailed for four years.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2014
A man who took part in a violent attack on a college student which led to the victim being thrown from a window on the top floor of a Dublin bus has had his suspended sentence re-activated.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
A PRIEST who removed the clothes and touched the genitals of a teenage boy at Confession has been given an 18-month suspended sentence.
Sat, 13 Nov, 2010
A teenage boy who went to confession, had his clothes removed and his genitals touched by a priest today saw the culprit being given an 18-month suspended sentence.
Fri, 12 Nov, 2010
A 74-YEAR-OLD priest in the diocese of Cloyne in Co Cork has been charged with three counts of gross indecency against a teenage boy.
Wed, 13 Oct, 2010
A serial rapist who told a woman that he was going to drown her baby and cut it in to little pieces after he raped her has been jailed for 12 years at the Central Criminal Court.
Mon, 08 Mar, 2010
A YOUNG man, who replied to an officer that he had friends in low places when he was asked if he was threatening a member of An Garda Síochána, was yesterday jailed for three months.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2009
A teenager who along with others violently attacked a college student which led to the victim being thrown from a window on the top floor of a Dublin bus has been given a suspended sentence.
Tue, 31 Mar, 2009
A Cork woman who told gardaí she killed her daughter because Our Lady told her to has been found not guilty by reason of insanity at the Central Criminal Court today.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2009
A MAN who went on the run for 14 years after being involved in a fatal assault was jailed yesterday for his part in the crime.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
A group of teenagers whose violent attack on a college student led to the man being thrown from a window on the top floor of a Dublin bus have been remanded for sentence next month.
Tue, 11 Nov, 2008
A Westmeath “rampant addict” who picked up a van loaded with heroin valued €1.6m because of his €25,000 “drugs debt” has had his sentence adjourned so that he can be psychologically assessed.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2008
A man from Blarney who smashed the window of a Garda patrol van outside the GPO during the ‘Love Ulster’ Parade riots was given a three-year sentence by Judge Des Hogan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2007
AN Garda Síochána and the Government have seriously mishandled the current integration controversy.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2007
Sentence on a Galway man for unlawful carnal knowledge of his then 15-year-old sister-in-law has been further adjourned pending judicial review of the recent legislation arising out of the "Mr A" case.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2006
Sentence on a Galway man for unlawful carnal knowledge of his then 15-year-old sister-in-law has been further adjourned pending the outcome of the State’s appeal to the Supreme Court in the "Mr A" case.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2006