Bernadette Scully at Tullamore District Court in January: legal aid for her has been continued. The court had previously been told  that Dr Scully was almost in negative equity and could not afford to pay for her legal defence. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A GP is to stand trial for the murder of her young daughter. Dr Bernadette Scully (57), Emyvale, Bachelor’s Walk, Tullamore, Co Offaly, has been sent (...)

Former Manchester United and Republic of Ireland International Paul McGrath leaves Tullamore District Court in Co Offaly where he was ordered by a judge to coach young children for a day after he pleaded guilty to public order offences. Photograph: PA

Former Irish international footballer Paul McGrath has been ordered by a judge to coach young children for a day after he pleaded guilty to public ord(...)