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(...)

The post office in Waterville. Image: Google streetview

Two men have been remanded in custody after they were charged with the robbery of € 5,000 in an armed raid on Waterville post office in south Kerry ea(...)

Former IRA man Angelo Fusco (59) is appealing a decision by a Garda superintendent in Kerry to refuse him a licence for a firearm. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Former IRA man Angelo Fusco (59) is appealing a decision by a Garda superintendent in Kerry to refuse him a licence for a firearm, and was accompanied(...)

Tralee District Court has heard a claim that theft is “not a very serious matter . . . in Romania”, during a bail hearing for an alleged iPhone theft. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A defence solicitor claimed that theft was “not a very serious matter . . . in Romania, ” at a district court in Kerry, during a bail hearing for his (...)