The Greaney family:  Michael and Valerie with their daughters Michelle and Sarah

Michael Greaney (53) was deeply troubled about financial matters and was concerned that he would not be able to provide for his family after borrowin(...)

The family home at O’Neill Place in Cobh yesterday. Michael Greaney returned to live there in October. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A man who stabbed his wife to death and seriously injured his daughter before taking his own life was assessed as posing no risk to his family by a (...)

Eight people  pleaded guilty to dishonestly obtaining mortgages by deception from Bank of Ireland.

Five people have each been given 18 months suspended sentences for their part in a near €1 million mortgage fraud.The elaborate fraud involved a numbe(...)

The driver made immediate admission of his involvement, had expressed remorse and had only one minor previous conviction for theft. Photograph: Frank Miller

A drunk driver who struck a pedestrian and left him a double amputee has had three years of his five year sentence suspended and his 20-year driving b(...)

Mr O’Higgins said the prosecution case against Mr Davis had unfairly singled him out as being responsible for Ms Reidy’s death. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A plumbing and heating contractor charged with the manslaughter of a woman in a Co Cork hotel was scapegoated for the woman’s death from carbon monoxi(...)

Judge Seán O Donnabhain said this was a deliberate and well thought-out scheme. Photograph: Reuters

Three company directors have each been given two-year suspended jail sentences after they pleaded guilty to stealing more than €80,000 from a Cork loc(...)

Mariusz Fietko from Macroom in Co Cork has been jailed for four years for his role in what gardaí described as “a highly sophisticated cannabis growhouse operation”. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

A 36-year-old man has been jailed for four years for his role in what gardaí described as “a highly sophisticated cannabis growhouse operation” in a r(...)

Judge Sean O Donnabhain says he has witnessed an increase in muggings in recent months in Cork city. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Barry RocheA Cork judge has said far too many people are being mugged as they return home late at night in Cork city, following the sentencing of a 27(...)

Vincent O’Driscoll at Cork Circuit Criminal  Court yesterday. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A man who suffered devastating injuries when a truck rolled over him has pleaded with truck drivers especially to take more care on the roads. “Tru(...)

A 23-year-old man using body building steroids went beserk when he combined them with drink and drugs and attacked his girlfriend almost strangling her to death, a court has heard

A 23-year-old man using body building steroids went beserk when he combined them with drink and drugs and attacked his girlfriend almost strangling he(...)