Barry McPolin

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“Nothing has changed. A joint letter last week from the HSE, Cork City Council and the gardaí to landlords has made no difference as the Covid-19 lockdown house parties have continued.” Stock photograph: Getty

Residents living near University College Cork have pledged to bring their grievances over students in rented houses holding parties in breach of Covid(...)

A file image of a break-in. Gardaí said the number of  burglaries rises during the winter.

Gardaí have warned people to be vigilant about home security this winter as statistics show a 20 per cent increase in burglaries in the months around (...)

Mary Crilly said three female students from UCC and CIT had contacted them since the start of September to say that they had been raped. File photograph: Dan Linehan/ Irish Examiner

Gardaí in Cork need more resources to investigate sexual assaults and rapes which tend to increase during the early autumn months when third-level col(...)

Attendance at the official opening of the refurbished Cork courthouse on Anglesea Street. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A new €34.8 million criminal court complex in Cork will meet the city’s needs for decades to come, according to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan.(...)

English Market fishmonger Pat O’Connell: “it looks to be very organised with one set begging and then others collecting from them.” Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Traders in Cork have raised concerns about a group of Romanian men and women begging on the streets of the city centre in the run up to Christmas. Co(...)

Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

A Circuit Court judge has criticised some sections of the media for attacking sentences imposed by the courts rather than addressing the more complex (...)

Supt Paul Murray and  Chief Supt Barry McPolin speaking to the media at Rahin Woods near Edenderry, Co Offaly. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The killer of a young Dublin father may have been disturbed at the secluded location where his remains were uncovered, gardaí said. Naas-based Chief (...)