Mary Wall was convicted by Judge Terence Finn at Youghal District Court  of two counts of assaulting Michael Murphy at St Raphael’s on February 20th 2015

The family of a 60-year-old man with intellectual disabilities have expressed their satisfaction that a care worker got a suspended jail term after sh(...)

Judge Terence Finn found Wall guilty of both counts following a three-hour hearing at Youghal District Court. Photograph: Getty Images

A 51-year-old care assistant at a HSE-run home for people with intellectual disabilities has been remanded on bail for sentence after she was convicte(...)

Hiqa inspectors raised concerns over the safety of residents at St Raphael’s residential centre in Youghal over the course of nine inspections this year. Photograph: Getty Images

The HSE has been ordered to move 30 residents with intellectual disabilities out of a Victorian-era residential centre in Co Cork following concerns o(...)

Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton arrives at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary, where he faces charges of possession of steroids.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Trainer Philip Fenton has failed to have a prosecution for alleged possession of banned animal remedies, including steroids, thrown out of court.Fent(...)

Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton arrives at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Part of the prosecution’s case against trainer Philip Fenton, who stands accused of possession of unlicensed animal remedies, is that he “accepts” he(...)

Those who had been granted bail last year were refused bail in relation to the new charges related to the incident in Tipperary.

New charges including false imprisonment and possession of firearms have been filed against seven men accused of “terrorising” a family during (...)

A case against racehorse trainer Philip Fenton at Carrick-on-Suir District Court has been adjourned.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Lawyers for a leading Irish racehorse trainer have told a court there are issues regarding summonses issued against him over the alleged posses(...)

A 29-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with a number of offences relating to an alleged assault on a woman in her 30s in (...)

Gardaí had been operating a checkpoint in Ballymacoda on the night in question and they noticed a car approaching the checkpoint and stopping a short distance away at a junction before turning to the left, prompting gardaí to give chase, the court heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Fine Gael councillor and former leader of a policing committee on Cork County Council who panicked and fled from gardaí operating a checkpoint, has (...)