A judge in Cork has said Covid-19 restrictions could hinder drug dealers, as he sentenced a 27-year-old man to 30 months in prison.Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Government restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19 might bring a benefit in preventing drug dealers from moving and selling their product, said(...)

File photo: Former Christian Brother Edward Bryan. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A former Christian Brother has been jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy at the North Monastery secondary school in Cork aft(...)

Michael Toner, from MacSwiney Quay, Bandon, Co Cork, denied the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl at Penney’s in Cork city centre on July 3rd, 2018.

A judge has ordered a probation report in an attempt to understand what prompted a 51-year-old man with no previous history of sexual misconduct to se(...)

A former Irish international snooker player has been jailed for two years after admitting that he poured petrol around the entrance to a neighbour’s house before setting it alight.

A former Irish international snooker player has been jailed for two years after admitting that he poured petrol around the entrance to a neighbour’s h(...)

The judge said the defendant had not only caused criminal damage, he had also put patrons and staff at Paddy Power in fear even if the risk to them was peripheral. File photograph: Michael Stephens/PA Wire

A homeless man has been jailed for two years after he admitted smashing up twelve TV screens worth over €15,000 at Paddy Power bookmakers because he b(...)

Judge O’Callaghan said the man had shown total disregard for the consequences of his drug dealing, particularly when it came to heroin which was so damaging and destructive.

A 38 year-old-man described by gardaí as “a very significant drugs wholesaler” has had his 17 year jail term for drug offences reduced by four years a(...)

A woman (47) has failed in her appeal to have her conviction quashed for sexually assaulting her brother over 25-years-ago when she was 21 and he was (...)

Purvis was present when the laptop and a USB stick were seized and he made no comment to gardaí but he was later arrested on November 5th 2018.

A man caught with child pornography was fortunate to have the support of his family to help him address his issues and turn his life around, a judge s(...)

Philip Barry went into the Paddy Power shop on Cornmarket Street in Cork and  smashed 12 TV   screens with a stool. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images

A homeless man who blamed Paddy Power Bookmakers for ruining his life stormed into one of their shops in Cork and smashed 12 televisions, causing €15,(...)

A judge has criticised security at the new €35 million courthouse in Cork after hearing a woman brought a claw hammer into the building with a view to(...)

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