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
Cork is one of those special cities. A place where everyone is somehow connected to each other, where your neighbour has your house key and is there when you need support or a bottle of milk. So, when something tragic happens it happens to us all, because, as I said, we are all connected.
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.
Legendary writer Neil Simon had a long list of stage and screen hits to his name, but The Odd Couple remains one of his most famous, with the iconic pairing of Jack Lemmon as fussy Felix and Walter Matthau as slob Oscar making for a memorable and much-loved movie.
THAT thousands of people, including more than 2,000 gardaí in uniform, as well as President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny, attended the funeral of murdered Garda Tony Golden in Blackrock, Co Louth, yesterday afternoon should not surprise anyone.
The family of a toddler denied a medical card three times despite having Down syndrome, a hole in the heart and a collapsed lung, is still living in limbo — three months after Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the issue would be resolved "to your satisfaction".
‘IT was a pity I didn’t do more.” The words spoken by Peter Whelan as he was arrested for the murder of 20-year-old Nichola Sweeney and the frenzied attack on her friend Sinéad O’Leary haunt the dead girl’s family who believe it showed his absolute intention to slaughter them that night.