Catherine O’Connor: “I have been Mark’s main carer for his entire life but he is an absolute joy and I couldn’t imagine life without him”

As every parent knows, once children arrive on the scene, the early years are pretty much taken up by caring, nurturing, teaching and loving our most (...)

A jury will hear a man accused of murder was heard laughing with his girlfriend after the victim’s body was thrown into a river, a court was told. Ci(...)

And you thought your first day of secondary school was scary. Starting in college is a whole new world: yes, you’re independent, but you’re also respo(...)

Washington Street (pictured) will continue to hear civil cases after criminal cases move to Anglesea Street

Daniel O’Connell defended cases there, the IRA planned to free Tomás Óg Mac Curtain from the dock there and now after almost 200 years of hosting crim(...)

Rebecca Gorman, a student of human nutrition at Dublin Institute of Technology. Photograph: Conor Mulhern

The timing isn’t ideal. Last February, tens of thousands of students filled out the CAO form and decided what they wanted to do with the next few year(...)

No more homework. No more uniform. No more being told where to go and what to do. College is utterly different from school, but it will come with it(...)

The first days in the new surroundings of college can be daunting for many students

Many thoughts will occupy your mind as you prepare for college: Will I make new friends? Will I fit in? Will I be academically able for my chosen cou(...)

Ciprian Grozavu pictured arriving at Cork Criminal Court. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A 39-year-old man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of a 42-year-old father of four whose body was found tied up with TV c(...)

Two men have told how a man accused of murdering a father of four admitted the killing to each of them when he met them separately in the build(...)

John Forrester’s relatives (from left): Stacey and Sharon Forrester, his stepmother Sheena Taylor and Jamie Forrester outside court yesterday. Photograph: Courtpix

A 37-year-old Cork mother of three has been sentenced to life in prison for murder for a second time this year.Kinsale native Catherine O’Connor plead(...)