The barrister for a Kilkenny man, charged with murdering his nephew’s friend, has suggested that what happened was an accident and a tragic set of circumstances that could never be legislated for.
The barrister for a man charged with murdering another man in his home has suggested that his client was trying to wrestle the knife from his self-harming nephew when it entered the deceased man’s chest.
A Waterford murder trial has heard that emergency services found a blood-soaked man on the ground outside the accused man’s house, which was also covered in blood and littered with alcohol cans.
After a brilliant effort in the semi-finals, Ballyhooly Henry was lumbered with odds-on favouritism for Saturday night’s final of the Gain Dog Foods Open 600 at Shelbourne Park, and Tom O’Neill’s powerful tracker did not disappoint.
SOMETIMES, it seems, you can have your cake and eat it. Kilmurry Ibrickane didn’t just claim a county title yesterday – their third in four attempts — they did so on the back of one of those once-in-a-lifetime team performances when everything falls into place.
ROCKWELL COLLEGE, one of the traditional powerhouses in the game for more than a century, and Castletroy College, who have burst on to the scene in sensational fashion over the past few years, clash in an intriguing Avonmore Milk Munster Schools Senior Cup semi-final at Clanwilliam Park, Tipperary this afternoon (3pm).