At Macroom District Court today was retired teacher Timothy Doherty, whose attempts to pay a  fine for speeding on the N22 Cork-Killarney road at Crookstown on November 16th, 2013, were rejected. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

A judge has described the process used by gardaí to issue speeding fines as “bureaucracy gone mad”, and said District Courts have been targeted for “i(...)

Retired teacher Timothy Doherty, who was detected by a GoSafe van driving at 109 km/h in a 100km/h zone, said that he was “embarrassed” to be before Macroom District Court given his attempts to pay the fine imposed on him. Photograph: Frank Miller

The garda responsible for processing speeding offences detected by GoSafe vans has been summoned to appear before a Cork judge to explain why a retire(...)

Seán O’Sullivan was initially  given a 12-week ban by the Mid-Cork board. This was reduced to eight weeks on an appeal after the authorities learned that he had earlier suffered a head injury in the match.

Sports organisations have a duty to prevent acts of “savage violence” on playing pitches and if they fail to do so, then the courts will deal firml(...)

Clonakilty District Court. Image: Google Streetview

A 26-year-old man has been returned for trial by judge and jury in connection with a fatal road traffic crash in which one woman was killed and four o(...)

A 44-year-old heating and plumbing contractor has been returned for trial by judge and jury on a charge of manslaughter over the death of a woman in (...)

Billy Isaacs was found dead at his home at Dromreagh in Durrus this morning. Here he is photographed with girlfriend Siobhan Ginty at Bantry District Court last month. Picture: Niall Duffy

A former professional heavyweight boxer who was acquitted of the murder of a woman in the UK in a suspected gangland killing over a decade ago has (...)

Insp Gerry Lacey sought a remand in custody in the case, saying gardaí were objecting to bail because of the seriousness of the charges, the fact Mr Stancik had no ties to the jurisdiction and fears he might seek to abscond. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Barry RocheA 30-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged at the weekend in connection with the discovery of drugs potentially(...)

Judge James McNulty 
said the found Martin Kelleher a credible and coherent witness with his evidence in court being consistent with a statement made to gardai on the day and with the report from GP, Dr Con Kelleher and he
convicted Brendan Kelleher of both charges and sentenced 
Brendan Kelleher
him to 12 months in jail for the assault.

A farmer has been sentenced to 12 months in jail after he was convicted of ambushing and assaulting a neighbour and former friend whom he blamed for t(...)

Billy Isaac and Siobhan Ginty from Durrus, West Cork appeared at Bantry District Court. Photograph: Niall Duffy

A former heavyweight professional boxer has been sentenced for five months after a judge heard how he urged his girlfriend to attack a waitress whom h(...)

Warm tributes were paid today to the longest serving circuit court judge in the country, Judge Patrick Moran, when he retired after nearly 25 years on the bench. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Warm tributes were paid today to the longest serving circuit court judge in the country, Judge Patrick Moran, when he retired after nearly 25 years o(...)