Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin said  it was a serious and worrying offence. Photograph: Reuters/Michaela Rehle

A man with a history of impulsive behaviour has been jailed for two years after he admitted shooting a customer in a north Cork pub because he thought(...)

A seven-year sentence imposed on a man who was four times over the limit when he crashed his car into a roundabout, killing a woman and paralysing her(...)

 The  LÉ ‘Niamh’ with the  ‘Makayabella’ after she was seized by a boarding party who found 1,025 kgs of cocaine worth €290 million on board. Photograph: Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

A yacht at the centre of one of Ireland’s biggest drugs seizures has been viewed by up to 20 potential buyers ahead of being auctioned in Cork tomorro(...)

Det Garda Colin Greenway told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that Philip Kelly (26) hid in the ladies toilet of McDonald’s on Patrick Street in Cork for some time before sexually assaulting a woman. Image: Google Maps.

A man has been jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a Spanish woman in the ladies toilet at a fast food restaurant in C(...)

Since January of this year, EU regulations have made it illegal to discharge or return pelagic fish such as herring, mackerel or horse mackerel to the sea after they are caught.

The skipper of a Dutch factory ship has received one of the largest ever penalties for breach of fishing regulations in Irish waters when he had his c(...)

A former Christian Brother and teacher has been jailed for 12 months after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two boys in a Cork school in the 1970s and 1980s.

A former Christian Brother and teacher has been jailed for 12 months after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two boys in a Cork school in the 1(...)

A heroin addict who attacked an American student with a machete and factured her skull faces a five year jail term. Brian Veale (30) pleaded guilty to(...)

Garda Sgt Dave Haughney who was assaulted when he and a colleague made a routine traffic stop in Cork in 2014. Photograph: Provision

A Garda sergeant feared he was going to die after he was hit in the face by a rock thrown during a fracas in Co Cork, a court has heard. Sgt David Hau(...)

A child sex abuse victim has told Cork Circuit Criminal Court  that he felt he was being assaulted all over again due to a statement by his abuser. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An victim of child sex abuse has said that he felt he was being abused all over again when his abuser told gardaí that he could not remember sexually (...)

Perry Wharrie (53) was one of four men jailed in Ireland for their part in the bungled Dunlough Bay drug-smuggling operation off Mizen Head in West Cork in July 2007. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

An Englishman given the longest ever sentence for drugs offences in the history of the state following a bungled cocaine smuggling operation off the W(...)