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A woman has told a trial that she regrets having consensual sex with a married man aged in his 40s when she was underage a decade ago.

A woman has told a trial that she regrets having consensual sex with a married man aged in his 40s when she was underage a decade ago. The woman, wh(...)

The court heard Ray McHugh bought the schoolgirl a charm bracelet for her 13th birthday with ‘love’ inscribed on one charm. Photograph: RTÉ

A 39-year-old Galway man has been given an eight-and-a-half year prison term with the final 18 months suspended for the oral rape, sexual exploitation(...)

Two brothers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the theft of an estimated €112,750 from an elderly woman in Galway city over a two-year period. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Two brothers pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the theft of an estimated €112,750 from an elderly woman in Galway city over a two-year period. Michael Co(...)

There are just seven ‘changing places’ in Ireland, only one of which is outside Dublin. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

The mother of an adult with a disability has told how her daughter cannot fully participate in life due to a dearth of suitable toilet facilities. An(...)

Thirty-three-year-old Stefan Macina, of no fixed abode,  initially denied charges of false imprisonment and attempting to rape the 43-year-old woman

A man jailed for rape in Romania savagely beat a woman in Ballinasloe, Co Galway and tried to rape her a month after he came to Ireland, Galway Circu(...)

David Corbett: charged with telling three men, on separate dates, that he intended to kill or cause serious harm to Ian Quinn. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man has appeared before a special court sitting in Galway, charged with threatening to kill his neighbour, who lives in the former home of late Holl(...)

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is to examine how children at the centre of a criminal trial for cruelty and neglect were left with their mother (...)

Galway courthouse: Shane Costelloe SC told the court that this was “not an allegation of scolding or reprimanding or chastising children, but one of actual serious, physical violence”

The children’s plight first came to light on September 1st, 2006, when a young garda found the two eldest girls, then aged nine and seven, wandering n(...)

A 39-year-old mother has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison with the final six months suspended for beating, starving and neglecting seven of her children over a five-year period. File photograph: Getty Images

A 39-year-old mother has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison – with the final six months suspended – for beating, starving and neglectin(...)

Following the verdicts on Friday  afternoon, Judge Karen O’Connor remanded the woman on continuing bail with several strict bail conditions attached, to appear before Galway Circuit Criminal Court again in April for sentence. File photograph: Collins Courts

A 39-year-old mother has been found guilty by a jury of beating, starving and neglecting eight of her children over a number of years. The woman, who(...)

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