Patrick O’Rourke was brought before a special sitting of Clonakilty District Court where he was charged in relation to the attack on Donna Foster at their house in Cobh. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 62-year-old man has been remanded in custody with consent to bail after he was charged with a knife attack on his partner which left her in a seriou(...)

Karen Buckley: lord advocate Frank Mulholland told how Pacteau killed her by striking her on the head with a spanner

Scotland’s most senior law officer travelled to Ireland last month to meet the family of murdered Cork nurse Karen Buckley and brief them on the ca(...)

Mr Murphy’s  home remained sealed off on Monday as Garda technical experts continued with a forensic examination which is expected to last a number of days. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man is to appear in court on Thursday charged in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Co Cork. The man, who is in his 50s, was arrested after (...)

Karen Buckley’s father John makes a statement with his wife Marian outside court: “Our hearts are broken at the thought of Karen’s final moments on this world.” Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA 0:43

The father of murdered Irish nurse Karen Buckley has described how her family is haunted by thoughts of her murder and her last moments alive. Spe(...)

The injured duo were taken to Cork University Hospital. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí in Co Cork have arrested a man for questioning following an incident in Cobh in which a woman received multiple stab wounds which left her in a(...)

Handout picture from Scotland’s Crown Office of High Craigton Farm where the body of Karen Buckley was found in a barrel behind the double doors. 0:43

SATURDAY APRIL 11TH 11pm: Alexander Pacteau orders two taxis to call to his flat at Dorchester Avenue in Kelvindale in Glasgow to bring himself and a (...)

Handout picture from Scotland’s Crown Office of Alexander Pacteau being questioned by detectives. Photograph: Crown Office/PA Wire 1:18

Glasgow police have said Karen Buckley’s encounter with her murderer outside a nightclub was entirely random, but they believe the man was intent on a(...)

Karen Buckley, from Glynn in Mourneabbey outside Mallow in north Cork, moved to Glasgow last January to study for a master’s degree in occupational therapy.

The disappearance of Karen Buckley while out socialising with friends in Glasgow on April 11th last triggered a massive police investigation and a hug(...)

Handout picture from Scotland’s Crown Office of Alexander Pacteau’s bedroom, where he kept the body Karen Buckley. Photograph: Crown Office/PA Wire 1:18

While Alexander Pacteau’s brutal and unexplained murder of Karen Buckley within 20 minutes of meeting her outside a Glasgow nightclub was shocking in (...)

The Sanctuary nightclub in Glasgow and insets Karen Buckley and Alexander Pacteau.

A 21-year old man has pleaded guilty in court in Glasgow to the murder of Karen Buckley, the university student from Co Cork who was murdered in th(...)