A 31-year-old mother of six on a theft charge before Tralee District Court was asked to confirm what age she was when she had her first child.
Fri, 05 May, 2017
A 62-year-old Co Kerry farmer yesterday appeared before Tralee District Court charged with the murder of a neighbouring landowner.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
A 62-year-old man has been charged with the murder of another man in North Kerry.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
A 62-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a man in North Kerry.
Wed, 05 Apr, 2017
A short taxi journey will cost one travel agent €1,000 in compensation and he will also likely have to make a contribution to the court poor box if he wants to avoid a conviction after he got involved in a row in a taxi.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
An 82-year-old man has been told he must keep away from his former “paramour”, a 73-year-old lady he is accused of harassing by email, phone, postcard, letter and by allegedly following her in shops.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
Tue, 20 Dec, 2016
A 75-year-old man was caught by gardaí when they raided a brothel in Co Donegal. The man was among clients who were observed over a week by undercover detectives at an apartment in Letterkenny.
Tue, 13 Dec, 2016
Thu, 27 Oct, 2016
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Mon, 08 Aug, 2016
Two men have appeared before a special sitting of Killarney District Court charged in connection with a robbery on Waterville Post Office on Wednesday.
Sat, 06 Aug, 2016
Two young men who crept into the Aqua Dome, one of the country’s largest indoor water parks three nights in a row for a late night swim were convicted of trespass yesterday and warned not to take such a dip again — or face jail.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
A Polish man who was allegedly found to have a sophisticated cannabis growing operation in a house in a select area of Tralee last Thursday was part of “a foreign national based drug dealing gang from Eastern Europe”, it was claimed yesterday.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
A radiologist who told the court she was an insomniac appeared at Tralee District Court on 47 summonses in relation to forged sleeping tablet prescriptions.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Nine drink-driving cases were struck out at Tralee District Court following an address to the court on behalf of Kerry solicitors which stated that a further appeal was being taken in the “Avadenei” case.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2016
A Romanian woman who pulled out bundles of €50 notes to peel off €100 towards securing her release on bail, was ordered by a judge to “hand the whole lot over, and the rest”, referring to sterling that she had separated from her euros and placed inside her blouse in the court.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2016
A district court judge has said convicting retail giant Lidl for serving alcohol to a minor would be like “using a hammer to swat a fly”.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
An umpire was struck a number of times with a hurley “in the white heat of battle”, at a Division 2 match in Co Kerry, a court was told yesterday .
Thu, 19 Nov, 2015
A curfew has been imposed on a one-legged man whom the court was told “loses the run of himself” after drink.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
A man who grabbed a woman late at night in Dublin city centre, telling her “you drank too much, bitch”, has been sentenced to three years in jail, with the final year suspended.
Wed, 20 May, 2015
Publicans have re-iterated their annual call for a lifting of the ban on Good Friday sales of alcohol, a move they argue is critical ahead of the Easter 2016 celebrations.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
A man whose tomato plants “miraculously converted themselves” into cannabis plants has been handed down an eight-month sentence, suspended for two years on condition he grows no more illegal drugs.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
A 39-year-old woman described in court as a “kleptomaniac” might pose a risk to the court bible, a judge remarked to the woman’s solicitor yesterday.
Thu, 19 Mar, 2015
A Czech national has appeared at a special sitting of Tralee District Court after gardaí arrested him near a Killarney church where a large charity box was removed.
Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
A number of speeding summonses issued on foot of unpaid fixed penalty notices were dismissed at Tralee District Court yesterday because common placenames in Co Kerry were misspelled or in some cases could not be aligned to any existing place.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
There had been “zero progress” in two years on the clean-up of a Co Kerry farm-yard where there was no proper provision for storage of soiled water and slurry, a county council solicitor told Tralee district court yesterday where the owners, a husband and wife, had been summonsed under EU legislation.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Theft was “not a very serious matter — in Romania”, a defence solicitor claimed at a district court in Kerry yesterday during an application to seek bail for his 25-year-old client.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
A 21-year-old Tralee woman, who was involved in a “late-night cat-fight”, had used her shoe like a retracted claw, Tralee District Court was told yesterday.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
Gardaí yesterday refuted a suggestion they had tipped off an RTÉ radio programme about an early morning incident in Co Kerry in which a father and son were stabbed.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
A 21-year-old mother has appeared at Tralee District Court charged with careless driving causing the death of her 14-year-old babysitter, a passenger in the car she was driving on the Cork-Kerry border last June.
Thu, 04 Dec, 2014
A 23-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with an alleged stabbing of a father and son in Tralee shortly before 6am last Tuesday.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
A man has been arrested over a stabbing which left a man and his 17-year-old son injured in Co Kerry.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2014
Irish Water has finally agreed to provide drinking water to residents of a housing estate where excess levels of lead were found in the public supply.
Fri, 07 Nov, 2014
The High Court has granted an order setting up a 20m exclusion zone around water meter installations in Dublin city.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
A 21-year-old Dublin man with a large number of convictions has been told he is not to come to Kerry for two years after he admitted stealing an Apple iPhone from a woman’s purse during last year’s Rose of Tralee festival.
Thu, 25 Sep, 2014
A district court judge yesterday declined jurisdiction to deal with a Cork man accused of a series of burglaries in Kerry.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2014
The book of evidence is not ready for serving on a 21-year-old North Cork man charged with a fatal hit-and-run on a cyclist who had been training for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle in July 2012.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
A man has been charged in connection with a drugs seizure in Co Kerry.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
A man charged in connection with the road death of a Ring of Kerry charity cyclist has secured bail.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2014
A 21-year-old north Cork man charged with an alleged fatal hit and run on a cyclist 18 months ago has been refused bail after gardaí objected to an application by his solicitor.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2014
Gardaí arrested a man on the runway at Cork Airport yesterday and charged him with dangerous driving causing the death in July 2012 of a cyclist preparing for the Ring of Kerry charity cycle.
Tue, 04 Mar, 2014
A 21-year-old man has been charged with dangerous driving for causing the death of a father of four in Co Kerry 18 months ago.
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014