A Donegal man has avoided a jail term for criminal damage to his ex-girlfriend’s Facebook page after he admitted posting an offensive “status update” on it after taking her phone. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA.

A Donegal man has avoided a jail term for criminal damage to his ex-girlfriend’s Facebook page after he admitted posting an offensive “status update” (...)

Isobel Kennedy SC said of Robert Corbet: “This was a man entirely in control. His acts were deliberate and calculated”

A Laois man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 30-year-old nanny Aoife Phelan in 2012.Robert Corbet (25) of Capoley, Sheffield Cro(...)