Judge Sean Ó Donnabháin noted the defendant had started on a rehabilitation course since going into prison on remand for the offence in March.

A 41-year-old heroin addict, who attacked an 80-year-old sacristan in a church when he tried to stop him stealing the contents of the church collectio(...)

David O’Donovan at Cork Court. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged over an attack on an 80-year-old man who tried to prevent the theft of money from a church col(...)

Olympic silver medalists Gary and Paul O’Donovan with coach Dominic Casey at Skibbereen Rowing Club. Photo: Michael MacSweeney.

Two Irish rowers will light up the Late Late Show tonight. Just hours before, the Irish rowing team will have drawn crowds to a special celebration at(...)

Daniel Leavy scores UCD’s  sixth try against Garryowen at the Belfield Bowl where the students triumphed 45-19. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork Constitution continued their strong start to 2016 with a 32-0 bonus point win over a disappointing Old Belvedere side at Temple Hill. Brian Hick(...)

Dave O’Donovan (Muskerry) celebrates their win on the 18th green to clinch victory in the final of the AIG Barton Shield at Carton House yesterday. Photograph:  Pat Cashman

at Carton House Deliverance comes to those who wait, even if Muskerry Golf Club must have wondered if their virtue of patience would ever be rewarded.(...)

Niall Gorey and Dave O’Donovan of Muskerry GC celebrate their win on the 18th green to clinch victory in the final of the AIG Barton Shield over Warrenpoint at Carton House today. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Deliverance comes to those who wait, even if Muskerry Golf Club must have wondered if their virtue of patience would ever be rewarded. Yesterday, fina(...)

Marie Falvey holds up a dead fish during clean-up at Lahich GC.

No silver lining just yet, not for a large number of golf courses which felt the brunt of the recent Atlantic storms. Although many greenkeepers and o(...)