The man took the witness box to deny the charge and said that he never hit or struck his daughter.

A man (46) has been fined €700 after a judge convicted him of two counts of assault on his daughter (2) after he was seen slapping her in a Cork shopp(...)

The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his daughter, was charged with intimidating a witness at an earlier hearing of the case. File photograph: Frank Miller

The case of a 46-year-old man who was prosecuted for assaulting his three-year-old daughter when he slapped her in a supermarket has been adjourned af(...)

The judge said he found the two independent witnesses to be credible and the facts proven but he was anxious to ensure the best for both the defendant and the child so he adjourned the case until January 25th for a probation report.

A judge has requested a probation report on a 46-year-old man after he found the facts proven against him in a case where he was prosecuted for assaul(...)

Brendan O’Regan, who was catering comptroller at Shannon Airport and a onetime chairman of Bord Fáilte

It may now be a global $70 billion business, but it has its origins in the mind of one Clare man. And like many innovations, the concept of duty free,(...)

Overall, Miriam O’Callaghan reshapes the Today programme into a wider-ranging magazine show.

The prospect of a presidential election may be growing greater, but one mooted candidate takes to the airwaves last week to outline their reasons for (...)

The young woman was in acute crisis and the psychiatrist judged that an abortion would not solve all her problems. This hints the crisis was not purely because of the pregnancy. It rarely is.

In recent times, Brian O’Connell of RTÉ’s Today with Seán O’Rourke programme has been looking at the experience of people who feel suicidal and who p(...)

Sean Moncrieff: runs out of patience with Bill Donohue’s declaration that “there’s no such thing as a mass grave” at the Tuam mother and baby home

How many angels can dance on the head of the pin? Once upon a time this was the pressing question that supposedly preoccupied the finest minds of the (...)

George Michael in 2012 – remembered in Final Partings (RTÉ Radio 1, Friday) Photograph: David Wolff, Getty Images

With 2017 upon us, the natural impulse should be to look ahead, particularly after the kidney stone of a year just gone. But this isn’t as straightfor(...)

A coroner has urged people to be extremely vigilant on farms after a jury returned a verdict of of accidental death at the inquest into the death of a toddler in Co Cork.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

A coroner has urged people to be extremely vigilant on farms after a jury returned a verdict of accidental death at the inquest into the death of a to(...)

College at Maynooth: “Clearly if anyone is not living celibately they shouldn’t be in the seminary,” says St Patrick’s College president Msgr Connolly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

A seminarian at St Patrick’s College Maynooth was so fearful of being identified in a radio interview yesterday about the situation that he requested (...)

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