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Taxi driver Denis McSweeney who was jailed for four years at Cork Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

A 75 year old taxi driver has been jailed for four years for failing to remain at the scene of a crash in which a doctor was fatally injured as he wa(...)

Gardaí said  the gang - believed to be in their early 20s and city based - are highly mobile and have previously targeted unlocked cars in Co Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí have urged car owners to be more security conscious after some 50 thefts, including one of €2,500, from unlocked cars in Cork city and county o(...)

There was no sign of a forced entry to the house. File photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí have said there is nothing suspicious about the death of a pensioner found in her home outside Cork city after a postmortem ruled out foul play(...)

Gardaí believe the two victims had innocently stumbled upon the gang of around 25 teenagers in the Wilton Court area of Co Cork.

Gardaí in Cork are examining CCTV footage in a bid to identify members of a gang who attacked two teenagers, stabbing one youth in the kidneys and bat(...)

The cost of rectifying defects in Priory Hall, Longboat Quay and Beacon South Quarter in Dublin is expected to run into tens of millions of euro. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

After the Priory Hall and pyrite scandals, the Government should force developers to take out insurance against potential building defects, a leading(...)

Karen Quilligan O’Flynn told an inquest that her partner, Gerald ‘Topper’ Staunton (41), had  placed her  daughter (7) in the back seat of his car and was about to get into the driver’s seat when a lone gunman apprached and shot him. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A woman has recalled seeing her partner shot dead outside their home in Co Cork as she stood holding her two-year-old daughter just a few feet away. (...)

Cork City Coroner, Dr Myra Cullinane said the inquest into the death of Gerard ‘Topper’ Staunton could go ahead given that no criminal proceedings are currently being contemplated.

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has decided against prosecuting anyone for the murder of a convicted Cork drug dealer which was claimed by t(...)

Members of the Garda technical team are seen during the examination of an Aer Lingus flight at Cork Airport on which a man (24) died. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí investigating the death of a 24-year-old man who collapsed on board an Aer Lingus flight are hoping a postmortem on Monday will establish how h(...)