Patrick O’ Brien (R) covers up as he arrives at Tralee District Court on Wednesday.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Football pundit and former Arsenal player Ian Wright has said he is “disappointed” that a Kerry teenager who admitted racially abusing him escaped a c(...)

Darren Hoey was brought before Fermoy District Court in Co Cork on Friday evening. Photograph: Google Street View

A 46-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with the seizure of the largest ever sum of cash in the history of t(...)

Former Arsenal and England player Ian Wright . Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

A Co Kerry teenager has appeared in court charged with harassment of former Arsenal and England player Ian Wright earlier this year. Patrick O’Brien (...)

Vytas Lemnickis was found unconscious in his cell on the Committal Unit at Cork Prison four hours after being admitted

The Irish Prison Service should keep its checklist for screening prisoners being admitted to Irish jails under constant review following the death of (...)

A Kerry footballer has been fined €1,400 after being convicted of assaulting two gardaí and a security guard while drunk in Castleisland on St Stephen’s night last year. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A Kerry footballer has been fined €1,400 after being convicted of assaulting two gardaí and a security guard while drunk in Castleisland on St Stephen(...)

Michael Ferris  at Tralee Court House at an earlier hearing. Photograph  Domnick Walsh

A 62-year-old Kerry farmer has been sent forward to the Central Criminal Court on a charge of murdering a neighbouring landowner last April. Michael (...)

John ‘Buddy’ O’Brien (40), of Hillview Drive, Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick pleaded guilty to  six separate offences on two different dates when he appeared at Waterford District Court on Tuesday.

A Co Limerick man has been sentenced to 20 months in jail after he pleaded guilty to a number of offences including impersonating a garda and stealing(...)

Garda at the scene of a fatal collision in Rattoo, Ballyduff, Co Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

A 62-year-old Kerry farmer has appeared before Tralee District Court charged with the murder of a neighbouring landowner. Michael Ferris of Rattoo, B(...)

Bill Murphy (82), of Abbeydorney, Co Kerry,  appeared before Tralee District Court on Wednesday.

An 82-year-old man has been told he must keep away from his former “paramour”, a 73-year-old woman he is accused of harassing by email, phone, postcar(...)

Few would disagree that judges presiding in the lower courts – mainly the District Courts – should have some discretion in deciding appropriate penalt(...)

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