Court sittings throughout the country are to be “scaled back” starting on Friday with the District Court only hearing “urgent” matters and no new trials to begin in either the Circuit Criminal Court or the Central Criminal Court for the next two weeks.
City councils and tourism authorities like to talk about what they call the “night-time economy”, by which they mean businesses that supply alcohol, food, and entertainment in pubs, restaurants, and nightclubs. It plays an important part in the life of a developed nation, which is why it’s an aspect of Cork highlighted, rightly, by Tourism Ireland: “Cork is a bustling collection of cool coffee shops, vibrant art galleries, unusual museums, and seriously good pubs.”
The former head of group finance at Anglo Irish Bank said he was not aware that €7.2bn transactions with Irish Life and Permanent were “a straight exchange of cash with no underlying security” until after they had taken place.
A woman who gave a detailed account of a rape in what later transpired to be consensual sex, after becoming separated from friends on the night of the 2014 All-Ireland Football final, will be sentenced in January, the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee was told.
The Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) has said it fully accepts a judge's criticism of its investigation into the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank after he was acquitted of misleading auditors.