More than 80 garda detectives are to stop providing armed cover on a 24/7 basis in the Cork region amid claims they have been left vulnerable by garda management’s refusal to give them proper training and equipment to tackle gangland crime or terrorist attacks.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
A Parisian has pleaded guilty to assaulting a French colleague, grabbing her around the throat, in a bedroom, on the night of her farewell party in Cork.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
A detective garda couldn’t believe it when he saw a man rolling a pram down the street with one hand and pushing a heavy industrial road cutting machine with the other.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
A man who was arrested after being found “ranting and raving” in a neighbour’s back garden in the early hours of the morning died soon after falling ill, while handcuffed in a garda van.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
A hammer and a knife were found under a parked car after an aggressive showdown between three men in the Togher area of Cork City on a bright summer’s evening.
Wed, 30 Sep, 2015
Garda dogs will soon become a common sight at children’s wards in two Cork hospitals as part of a plan to brighten up their lives.
Wed, 01 Jul, 2015
Double-killer John Gallagher appeared in court in a case against his brother.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2015
A former manager of Boylesports bookmakers at Castle St in Cork stole almost €600,000 from the shop and gambled most of it through Paddy Power’s website.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
Gardaí arrested the former manager of a Cork City bookmakers office yesterday and charged him with stealing almost €600,000 from his employer over a period of 21 months.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
Businessman Jim Kennedy “emphatically” denied ever giving money to ex-lobbyist Frank Dunlop, the Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
A Cork woman living in London who flew home for one day every month to sign on for jobseeker’s allowance was given a three-year suspended jail sentence yesterday.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2013
A man has been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found after her house was set alight.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2013
A pharmacy employee who is seven months’ pregnant had petrol thrown on her face by a man who then lit toilet paper which he threw in her direction, it was claimed yesterday.
Sat, 12 Jan, 2013
Improved journey times on the M8 motorway have seen Dublin gangs targeting Cork for burglaries, it was claimed yesterday, as three men were jailed for attempted burglary.
Sat, 22 Dec, 2012
AN illegal immigrant who is believed to have jumped ship was taken into garda custody yesterday morning.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
A teenage boy, who spat blood into the face of a Garda then threatened to kill him and rape his wife and children, has been remanded on continuing bail to await sentence.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2006