A new law extending the minimum jail time that murderers serve hasn’t been activated yet — so families bereaved by murder are begging Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to implement the Parole Act 2019, writes
IN THE Rochestown Road area detached properties which have an acre of grounds and views across the estuary are very rare to the market. That’s according to Conor Smith of Casey & Kingston who says the availability of this four-bed detached called Rockville as “a one-off opportunity to acquire a one-off house on a one-off site”.
Music promoter Ed O’Leary is one half of events company The Good Room, along with Joe Kelly, he organises events and festivals including It Takes A Village music festival and Cork Podcast Festival, as well as venues Live At St Luke’s and the recently re-opened Kino on Washington St, where music trail events will take place throughout this weekend’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival.
A TD has assured the grieving family of murdered Cork student Nichola Sweeney that their daughter's killer should remain locked up “until 2025 at the earliest” - once a new act takes force before the killer's parole hearing.
The surviving victim of Rochestown murderer Peter Whelan has warned that he will kill again — after hearing that he was freed from jail on day release after serving just six years of a life sentence.