Judge found Christopher McCarthy posed high risk of re-offending and recommended he have no unsupervised access to children. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A 50-year-old man has been jailed for two and a half years for sexually assaulting two of his nieces including once at a function at Páirc Uí Chaoimh (...)

A 50-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was convicted of two counts of sexually assaulting his niece including once at a function at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork.

A 50-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was convicted of two counts of sexually assaulting his niece including once at a function at Páir(...)

John Dundon is driven under escort from the Special Criminal Court yesterday after he was  sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. Photograph: Eric Luke

John Dundon had tried everything to avoid this day of reckoning.He had gone to the highest courts available to defer his trial until next year. That f(...)

April Collins: The court heard her evidence was credible but described her actions as “ reprehensible” in not acting to avert the shooting. Photograph: Press 22

John Dundon Dundon, who turns 31 later this month, has served lengthy prison sentences for threats to kill. Now, he faces a life-sentence for murder.H(...)

The Special Criminal Court has found that John Dundon was responsible for the killing of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick almost five years ago.

John Dundon has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick almost five years ago.The Special Criminal(...)

MrJustice Nicholas Kearns: presided over the trial at the Special Criminal Court.  Photograph: Eric Luke

A court has been told John Dundon’s carelessness in describing a man he wanted killed caused the death of innocent rugby player Shane Geoghegan. The S(...)

The protest was organised by the Turf Cutters and Contractors Association, which is opposing the EU ban on turf-cutting on raised bogs.  Photograph: James Flynn/APX

About 70 turf-cutters held a protest near a courthouse yesterday where two men were charged with illegally cutting turf in a preserved bog. (...)