John “Buddy” O’Brien, outside  Mallow Court last year. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 42-year-old man has failed in his appeal against a nine-month jail sentence for stealing €700 from a 97-year-old man when he duped the pensioner int(...)

Michael O’Brien was charged with possession of cannabis for sale or supply and possession of cocaine for sale or supply.

A 44-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged in connection with the discovery of over €700,000 worth of drugs by gardaí in a remot(...)

Patrick O’Donnell (inset) died following an assault  at Willie Andies pub, Mitchelstown, Co Cork, on Friday.

A father of four who died following a violent assault in a pub in Co Cork over the bank holiday weekend is to be laid to rest on Tuesday following a f(...)

’It’s alleged that he set fire to his own home and that he did get his children out of the burning building’

A father of four accused of setting his family home on fire with his four children and himself in the building is to undergo an urgent psychiatric ass(...)

Michael O’Reilly (right) fighting  in Baku: the  testing of his B-sample may  buy him some time to prepare his appeal against any ban. Photograph: Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean you’re not going to miss your bus. There is a standard preliminary test of Olympic efficiency, and it’s meas(...)

Doping scandal: None of the athletes have been named. Photograph: Getty Images

Athletics Ireland has called for further clarification on the allegation that Irish athletes may have accounted for 3 per cent of the abnormal blood v(...)