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Jonathan O’Sullivan (29) from Kanturk Co Cork who received  a three-year suspended prison sentence in Cork Criminal Court for the manslaughter of a father of five in a one-punch attack.  Photograph:   Cork Courts

A family broke down in tears after the man convicted of their father’s manslaughter received a suspended sentence for the one-punch assault outside a (...)

O’Sullivan put his hands in his head and wept after the guilty verdict had been confirmed by the jury.

A 28-year-old man has been found guilty of manslaughter and remanded on bail for sentence over the death of a 65-year-old man he struck with a single (...)

Mt Hilary is a safe spot for a hill walk at night, so I had decided to plan a walk which would involve being on the summit at sunset.

“It was the kind of moon that I would want to send back to my ancestors and gift to my descendants so they know that I too, have been bruised... by be(...)

Fine Gael has recruited Cllr John Paul O’Shea with a view to having him as a running mate for Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed.

Fine Gael has moved to try and win back a seat in the Cork North West constituency by recruiting Cllr John Paul O’Shea with a view to having him as a (...)

Independent councillor John Paul O’Shea declined to comment but sources close to him confirmed approaches have been made.

Fine Gael strategists are hoping to recruit poll topping former Mayor of Cork County, Independent Cllr John Paul O’Shea to stand as a running mate for(...)

Part of the roof of Kilcorney church in north Cork blown off during Storm Ophelia. Photograph:  John Tarrant

A priest and community in northwest Cork who lost much of the roof of their church in Monday’s storm have said that they will repair the damage. Stor(...)

Finbarr Lehane  died at Cork University Hospital  some two weeks after being assaulted outside the pub in Kanturk town centre.

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) after releasing without charge a man arrested for questioning in connection(...)

It is understood that Finbarr Lehane received a blow to the head from his assailant and fell back, hitting his head off the pavement.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí in Cork have arrested a man for questioning in connection with a serious assault which led to the death of a 65-year-old man in hospital two we(...)

  It is understood that Finbarr Lehane received a blow to the head from his assailant and fell back, hitting his head off the pavement and sustaining serious head injuries which rendered him unconscious. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí are to start preparing a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) following the completion of a post-mortem on the body of a man who (...)

A postmortem  is due to be carried out on a man who died after an assault in Kanturk. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí in North Cork have requested the services of the State Pathologist’s office following the death of a man in hospital two weeks after he was ass(...)

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