Mark Cronin (39) was remanded on bail after being charged with arson  in Macroom, Co Cork. Photograph: Reuters

Ex-lawyer also remanded on bail for service of book of evidence on nine fraud charges

Gardaí in Cork arrested a man in his late 50s for questioning following a €50,000 drugs seizure in the city centre. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Officers discover 7kg of cannabis resin after stopping and searching car in city centre

Ten  men and six women appeared before Cork District Court on Wednesday morning,  where one man was charged with six fraud offences, a second was charged with four fraud offences and the remaining 14 people were each charged with two fraud offences.

State claims incidents staged to allow accused make fraudulent compensation claims

Sixteen people are due in court in Cork on Wednesday following an extensive garda investigation into the staging of fake car crashes in order to make false insurance claims.

Four-year long Garda investigation led to the arrests of 20 men and women

Mr. Justice Frank Clarke. The Supreme Court judge said the State requires a root-and-branch review of procedural law to see whether it is still fit for purpose. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Mr Justice Frank Clarke says State needs to consider whether process is fit for purpose

According to the HSE, it was notified of the incident at St Raphael’s Centre in Youghal, Co Cork on February 23rd. It has informed both the Garda and HIQA of the alleged assault.

Staff member at Co Cork centre has been removed from duty without prejudice

Chief Justice Susan Denham adresses the court as for the first time the Supreme Court sat outside of Dublin. Photograph: Provision

All 10 judges of Supreme Court sit in Cork for the first time to hear two cases

Eric Stanton (15) who died after falling into the Glashaboy  river in Cork. Photograph: Provision

Eric Stanton died after falling into the Glashaboy river while riding a horse

Two men have appeared in court in connection with a series of robberies in Cork

One man charged with robbery of American student injured with a machete

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