Legal costs, paid for by the State, associated with the 14-day trial of a 23-year-old man who denied killing a father of four who had been training for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle in July 2012 have amounted to just under €70,000.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
Handler Padraig Higgins has experienced a hugely-rewarding point-to-point season and the Ballynoe-based handler recorded his eighth success of the campaign by sending out Golden Crisp to record a hugely-popular victory in the winners of two at yesterday’s well-attended second stage of the two-day South Union Foxhounds fixture at Farrangalway outside Kinsale.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
IT would not be surprising if the family of Paudie O’Leary, a 42 year-old father of four who was killed in a hit-and-run accident in July 2012 outside Killarney, the people of Kerry and the gardaí who worked so hard to see that Shane Fitzgerald was convicted for the crime, were surprised if not angry with the sentenced imposed on him yesterday.
Fri, 24 Apr, 2015
EVEN the most ardent, one-eyed champion of An Garda Síochána would have to concede that the force’s credibility took a battering over the penalty points scandal and how two whistleblowers — Sergeant Maurice McCabe and former Garda John Wilson — were treated so poorly by the force’s officer corps.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
A Toyota Land Cruiser suspected of being involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash almost three years ago, was registered in the name of a 22-year-old accused and he also had an insurance policy on the vehicle, a court heard yesterday.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
HEARTBREAK for Canovee at Donoughmore on Saturday, a devastating final five-minute spell propelling never-say-die Kildorrery into a Cork IFC quarter-final clash with either Éire Óg or Glanworth, a result, over the hour, they hardly deserved.
Mon, 01 Aug, 2011