A 48-year-old woman has been cleared of murdering her boyfriend but found guilty of his manslaughter by stabbing him in their home.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
The barrister for a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend says the jury must acquit her if it’s reasonably possible that ‘him coming towards the knife’ had caused the fatal wound.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
A witness has told the trial of a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend that she noticed that the woman’s neck was blue on one occasion while the accused was in a relationship with the deceased.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
A neighbour has told the trial of a woman charged with murdering her boyfriend that the man was "always" the aggressor in the couple’s arguments.
Tue, 21 May, 2019
A woman on trial, charged with murdering her boyfriend, told gardaí that she was acting in self-defence when the knife in her hand killed him.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
A father-of-one died from a stab wound which penetrated the left side of his chest to a depth of over 25cm, a murder trial has heard.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him in the chest has heard that a garda found the deceased lying on his back with blood around his left armpit when he arrived at the scene.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
A woman has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court accused of murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him in the chest in her Co Tipperary home over two years ago.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
A banjo player described as a "gentleman who wouldn't hurt a fly" was found dead at his ransacked home with a knife on his chest and stab wounds to his neck, a murder trial heard today.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
The tee shots may not have travelled as far as they once did and the swings were not quite as well grooved but the former South of Ireland champions who assembled at Lahinch yesterday demonstrated they could still teach the modern tigers a thing or two when it came to manoeuvring a golf ball around a links in demanding conditions.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Mon, 06 Feb, 2017
Stephen O’Keeffe saved a last minute penalty from Shane Ryan to salvage a draw for holders Ballygunner against 14-man De La Salle at Walsh Park on Saturday evening.
Mon, 16 May, 2016
Five Dublin drinking pals dramatically withdrew personal injury claims relating to a rear-ending accident that a judge described as “a clear set-up”.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
A man who took part in the assault of a bouncer at Copper Face Jacks nightclub has been jailed for two years.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Sat, 05 Mar, 2016
A Cork man jailed for a headbutt assault, which lead to doctors telling the victim’s wife to “prepare for the worst”, has had his sentence cut on appeal.
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Kevin Downes was listed as number 24 in the match programme for Sunday’s Limerick senior hurling championship final. He has been in and out of the action all year due to injury. And the county player admitted afterwards it was touch and go right up to the throw-in whether he would be fit to play with Na Piarsaigh in the decider against Patrickswell.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
Publisher turned author Thomas Morris talks to Tony Clayton-Lea about the joy and challenges of becoming a writer — and sibling rivalry as a wonderful motivating force.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
The multi-award-winning production company behind the Love/ Hate phenomenon, Octagon Films was sitting on accumulated profits of €242,365 at the end of last year.
Sat, 29 Aug, 2015
READERS may well have found the novel that captures the spirit of Ireland’s post-Celtic Tiger recession in Paul Murray’s The Mark and the Void, set in Dublin two years after “the collapse of Lehman Brothers finally ignited the bonfire that was the Irish economy”.
Sat, 18 Jul, 2015
A last-gasp Paul Murray point pinched victory for Cappoquin over local rivals Lismore at Ballyduff last night (2-16 to 2-15). It represented an amazing turnaround for Ger Manley’s men after their 23-point defeat to Mount Sion last weekend.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
A retired garda is likely to have “removed and disturbed human remains” when he damaged a Bronze Age burial mound in County Wicklow, a court has heard.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
O’Donovan Rossa (Antrim) 2-12Cappoquin (Waterford) 1-8: AIB All-Ireland Club IHC semi-final:
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Cappoquin-Affane claimed Munster Club IHC glory at Mallow on Saturday as Killian O’Sullivan’s late point gave them victory.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
The Arts Council has published the full list of nominees for the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction.
Mon, 20 Oct, 2014
Bandon’s incredible recovery at Belfast Harlequins in the women’s Irish Junior Cup highlighted a busy weekend of cup shocks.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2014
Catholic Institute roared back into Munster title contention as two stunning goals helped them see off UCC 2-0 at Rosbrien on Saturday.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
ON Jul 26, Paul Murray and Catherine McGeehan married in Harvey’s Point Hotel in Donegal. Catherine walked up the pier to the shores of Lough Eske, while the guests sat on either side.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2013
Craig Mather has stepped down as chief executive of Rangers as the boardroom upheaval continues at Ibrox.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2013
The new series of Love/Hate will match the standards set by last year’s hit series.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2013
Walter Smith has resigned as Rangers chairman and left the board amid a bitter struggle for power at Ibrox.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2013
A construction company has located its site office on a sea-view balcony 25 metres above rocks, despite the location being closed to the public over fears of collapse.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2013
The reduction in the sentence for Paul Begley was welcomed far and wide.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2013
The country’s dole offices will next month begin rolling out a controversial computer technology that has landed Facebook in trouble with privacy chiefs here.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
Former Miss Ireland Nuala Holloway, who injured her left ankle in a trip and fall at Superquinn Shopping Centre, Blackrock, five years ago, has been awar-ded €12,000 damages.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
Condensed essays on individual novels are too short for academics and too analytical for the public, but will appeal to students, says Val Nolan
Sat, 29 Sep, 2012
Employee numbers at one of Ireland’s best-known TV and movie production companies, Octagon Films, have increased to 850 as a result of new series of The Borgias and Vikings currently in production.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
The Devil I Know
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
The Office of Public Works has rejected pleas to repair a collapsed sea wall.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012