Graham Dwyer has remained in custody since he was arrested  on October 17th, 2013.

From the moment Graham Dwyer was arrested, on October 17th, 2013, he remained in custody, spending 15 months in Cloverhill Prison before his trial beg(...)

David O’Loughlin is charged with killing Liam Manley by putting him into a rubbish chute at a Cork apartment block in May 2013. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A man accused of murdering a 59-year-old homeless today told a court that he never intended for the man to die when he put him in a refuse chute in hi(...)

A 59-year-old homeless man died as a result of asphyxia and lack of oxygen after ending up head first in a refuse chute in an apartment complex in Cork, a murder trial has been told

A 59-year-old homeless man died as a result of asphyxia and lack of oxygen after ending up head first in a refuse chute in an apartment complex in Cor(...)

A Cork man (34) has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to  the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in the city. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old Cork man has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Cork city last(...)

Judge James O’Donohoe said “this is a sad case characteristic of relationship breakdowns which too often result in a violent episode like this”

A man has avoided a jail term for assaulting and robbing his ex-girlfriend in Co Kildare last year.The victim, who cannot be named to protect her chil(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney: he was praised  for his willingness to embrace technology and it was  recalled how he had once used a video link to charge a jury in a case from his hospital bed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tributes have been paid to Mr Justice Paul Carney by the members of the legal profession in Cork ahead of his retirement next month after over 20 yea(...)

David O’Loughlin, with an address of Garden City Apartments, North Main Street, Cork, pleaded not guilty to  murder when he was arraigned at the Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork. File photograph:  Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a 27-year-old man charged with the murder of a man whose body was found in a refuse chute in an apartment co(...)

Sonya Stokes speaking to media outside court on Monday after the jailing of Joseph Hogan (61) of Rose Court, Keyes Park, Limerick. Photograph: Collins.

A man who was jailed in the early 1970s for indecently assaulting a young girl has been jailed for 15 years for raping his seven-year-old niece a dec(...)

Called to the bar in 1966 and to the inner bar in 1980, Mr Justice Carney   is the presiding judge of the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland’s most senior criminal law judge Mr Justice Paul Carney will retire from the bench next month following almost a quarter of a century in the (...)

The victim  met a social worker who told her that a Garda would not do the things Idress was doing. As a result she contacted gardaí and they arrested him

A man has been sentenced to two years for impersonating a member of the Garda and demanding money from a woman working as an escort. Bilal Idrees (24)(...)