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Main Street in Swords. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Swords was founded by St Colmcille in 560. The saint called the north Co Dublin town Sord, meaning clear, and in this sense pure of faith or pure wate(...)

Jooda Akanbi (39) has been cleared with charged with murdering 45-year-old Taiwo Jamani on November 13th, 2013. Photograph: Courts Collins

A father of four has been cleared of murdering a man with a baseball bat in broad daylight on a busy street in what one witness described as “like som(...)

 Jooda Akanbi at Dublin Central Ciminal Court. Mr Akanbi told gardaí: “I used my hand to hit the baseball bat and the baseball bat he was holding hit him in the head.” Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man on trial charged with murdering another man with a baseball bat told gardai that the alleged victim’s head injury was caused by the baseball bat(...)