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(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

A plumbing and heating contractor has been charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning following a gas leak in the Trident Hotel, Kinsale. Image: Google Maps

A plumbing and heating contractor has been charged with the manslaughter of a woman who died from carbon monoxide poisoning following a gas leak in t(...)