Mairéad Farrell: one of the three members of an IRA active service unit, shot dead by the SAS in Gibraltar. Photograph: Pacemaker

The Irish government secretly reassured the British government in 1988 it would not take a case to the European Court of Human Rights challenging the (...)

Attendance at the official opening of the refurbished Cork courthouse on Anglesea Street. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A new €34.8 million criminal court complex in Cork will meet the city’s needs for decades to come, according to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan.(...)

Tadhg O’Dalaigh  acknoweldged during the course of the trial that he had indecently assaulted 10 boys at the school, but adamantly denied assaulting the complainant.

A priest who was jailed for indecently assaulting a schoolboy in the 1970s has had his conviction quashed over a trial judge’s decision not to warn th(...)

 Judge Leonie Reynolds in 2010. The Circuit Court judge has been nominated for a High Court position. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has nominated Leonie Reynolds, a daughter of the former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, to be a judge of the High Court. Ms Reynolds is a (...)

Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla. File photograph: People’s Convention

An unsuccessful candidate in the 2011 general election was arrested on Thursday and brought to Cork Prison to serve a five-day term for failing to fil(...)

A High Court judge has directed an inquiry into the legality of the detention in Limerick Prison of a woman for contempt of a Circuit Court order dire(...)

“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

Unsuccessful general election candidate Diarmuid Ó Cadhla has failed in his appeal against conviction for failing to file a list of donations with the Standards in Public Office Commission.

An unsuccessful general election candidate has failed in his appeal against conviction for failing to file a list of donations with the Standards i(...)

Patrick O’Donovan pleaded guilty to possessing cocaine for sale or supply at Tramore Road, Togher, on March 23rd, 2006, at Cork Circuit Criminal Court. He received an 11-year sentence with the last four suspended. File photograph: Jeffrey Coolidge/Getty Images/The Image Bank

A 35-year-old man arrested by gardaí after he picked up €70,000 worth of cocaine from another man under Garda surveillance has received an 11-year sen(...)

A Cork auctioneer has failed in his legal challenge to a rates bill of over €100,000 in respect a series of properties which he owned but which he was unable to rent due to a collapse in the letting market.

A Cork auctioneer has failed in his legal challenge to a rates bill of over €100,000 in respect a series of properties which he owned but which he was(...)

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