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A woman has denied stealing almost €12,000 from an 85-year-old widow she got to know when she visited her isolated home as part of her work as a publi(...)

Garda Paul Mulcair at Cork Court . Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A garda charged with deception has walked free from court after a judge directed a jury to find him not guilty when the prosecution was unable to call(...)

Jane Anne Rothwell

Judges, barristers, solicitors and court services staff turned out in force in Cork yesterday to pay warm and fond tributes to their colleague, barris(...)

Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

A Circuit Court judge has criticised some sections of the media for attacking sentences imposed by the courts rather than addressing the more complex (...)

The death of an elderly man in Cork has highlighted the need for carbon monoxide alarms, a coroner has said. Photograph: iStockPhoto/Getty

The death of a pensioner from smoke inhalation following a fire at his home in Cork city has highlighted the need for people to have carbon monoxide a(...)

A retired priest (83) has been found not guilty on two counts of indecently assaulting a teenage boy in a Cork school during the 1970s.

A retired priest (83) has been found not guilty on two counts of indecently assaulting a teenage boy in a Cork school during the 1970s. The jury mad(...)

Mr Justice Paul Carney: he was praised  for his willingness to embrace technology and it was  recalled how he had once used a video link to charge a jury in a case from his hospital bed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tributes have been paid to Mr Justice Paul Carney by the members of the legal profession in Cork ahead of his retirement next month after over 20 yea(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham adresses the court as for the first time the Supreme Court sat outside of Dublin. Photograph: Provision

Judicial history was made today when the Supreme Court sat outside Dublin for the first time in its 85-year history.Chief Justice Susan Denham also an(...)

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago by a jury at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago.Melissa Delaney (24), who is(...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy in court earlier this year. Photograph: Boston Globe/Getty Images

For the third time in two years, lawyers representing an Irish nanny accused of murdering an infant in her care have agreed to postpone her trial to g(...)

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