Dr Kevin Mulcahy of Creggane, Lombardstown, Mallow, Co Cork outside Cork  Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the case of a Cork doctor charged with sexually assaulting a teenage patient at his surgery almost 20 years ag(...)

A prison officer has been jailed for 18-months after he breached a barring order by calling to his wife’s house before threatening to kill her. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 40-year-old prison officer has been jailed for 18-months after he breached a barring order and called to his wife’s house equipped with latex gloves(...)

 HSBC Private Bank in Geneva, which held an account belonging to Tralee businessman John Cashell. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

A Co Kerry businessman who was prosecuted by the Revenue Commissioners last year was assured by HSBC Private Banking in Switzerland in 2005 that infor(...)

A homeless man from Dublin who ‘snapped’ and fatally injured his friend after they went drinking for the day in Cork and missed their train home, has been jailed by a Cork court for five years. Photograph: Alan Betson

A homeless man from Dublin who ‘snapped’ and fatally injured his friend after they went drinking for the day in Cork and missed their train home, has (...)

The pig producer  pleaded guilty to failing to prevent his herd from engaging in cannibalism.

A pig producer has pleaded guilty to animal welfare offences including causing suffering to his pigs by failing to treat or euthanise them after they (...)

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(...)