The judge had a list of more than 50 cases before him for the latest session of the District Criminal Court at Sligo Courthouse. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

Judge Kevin Kilrane sat beneath a Gothic-style, wooden canopy in the Victorian courtroom in the centre of Sligo town on Thursday. He had a list of m(...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mailcoach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

Natalie McGuinness’s death was “utterly senseless” mourners at her funeral heard today. Fr Kevin Loftus parish priest of Easkey said people felt the n(...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mailcoach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

A man has been remanded in custody after appearing before Sligo District Court charged with the murder of 23-year-old Natalie McGuinness . Ms McGuinne(...)

Maeve and Fintan O’Brien were involved in the incident with off-duty garda Mark Kenny and one of his colleagues, Garda Ciarán McCormack. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Charges against a couple accused of giving false and misleading information to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) were struck out yesterda(...)

Bimbo Paden faces three charges of professional misconduct before the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell

A nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth in a Sligo hospital has described what he did as “an act of stupidity”. Bimbo Paden, a Filipino nurse a(...)

A  nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth accepts he is guilty of professional misconduct, an inquiry heard today.

A nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth accepts he is guilty of professional misconduct, an inquiry heard today.Bimbo Paden, a Filipino nurse (...)

Judge Kevin Kilrane found Bimbo Paden worked in conditions that were “inequitable, unreasonable and unsafe”

A judge has found that a nurse who admitted placing surgical tape across a patient’s mouth was overwor(...)

A nurse today admitted taping a patient’s mouth to keep him quiet in a long-term care hospital. Bimbo Paden, a 39-year-old father of three, ple(...)

Gardai at the scene of the incident on the Sligo to Strandhill Road in Sligo on Saturday. Photograph: James Connolly

A man arrested after a 13-hour Garda standoff appeared in court today charged with possession of a single-barrel shotgun with the intent to endanger l(...)