A woman walked free from court on Thursday after the family of a motorcyclist she killed while out driving urged the judge not to jail her.

A woman walked free from court on Thursday after the family of a motorcyclist she killed while out driving urged the judge not to jail her. Jennifer (...)

A 72-year-old man who told his nine-year-old granddaughter that her grandmother in heaven would be very displeased with her if she told anyone that he was abusing her has been jailed for four years. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A 72-year-old man who told his nine-year-old granddaughter that her grandmother in heaven would be very displeased with her if she told anyone that he(...)

A relative of a homeless french man who died last year after being assaulted in Cork city has said she hopes his attacker can rehabilitate himself and ‘make good of his life’.

A relative of a homeless french man who died last year after being assaulted in Cork city has said she hopes his attacker can rehabilitate himself and(...)

A 29-year-old woman has been remanded in custody after she pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of two men in an arson attack on a flat in North Cork ju(...)

A woman will be sentenced later this month after she pleaded guilty to careless driving causing the death of a 41-year-old motorcyclist in morth Cork (...)

Evelyn Joel’s grave at St Mary’s cemetry in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. File Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A couple whose convictions for killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect were overturned earlier this month, will not face a retrial. Evelyn Joel’(...)

Irish naval service personnel with cocaine seized from the Makayabella’. Photograph: PA

A ninth person has been jailed for his part in a plot to smuggle almost €300 million worth of cocaine into the United Kingdom only to be foiled by the(...)

Kelleher had denied the assault charge but the jury took just 81 minutes to find him guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court. Image: Google Streetview

A 42-year-old man has been remanded in custody for sentence after he was convicted of assaulting his wife who suffered a stroke, brain injury and brok(...)

At Cork Circuit Criminal Court Judge Seán Ó Donnabhain sentenced the man to two consecutive terms of two years each but suspended the final year of the sentence. Photograph: The Irish Times

A 57-year-old man who sexually assaulted his wife’s then 13-year-old sister in the grounds of a convent after she babysat for him and his wife has bee(...)

A 36-year-old woman who incurred a brain injury after her husband allegedly assaulted her in the family home has refused to give evidence in his trial in Cork. Photograph: Google Street View

A 36-year-old woman who incurred a brain injury after her husband allegedly assaulted her in the family home has refused to give evidence in his trial(...)