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Edward Bryan (65) appeared at Cork District Court on Monday where he was charged with a single count of indecently assaulting the boy. File photograph: Collins Courts

A former Christian Brother has been remanded on bail after he was charged with indecently assaulting a 14-year-old schoolboy while teaching in the Nor(...)

Ian Bailey, who has repeatedly denied having any involvement in the murder, refused to attend the French trial. File photograph: Collins

The Paris high criminal court has convicted Ian Bailey of French woman Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s murder, more than two decades after her badly beate(...)

 Undated family handout file photo of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The body of 39-year-old Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found close to a laneway near her holiday home, in the isolated townland of Drinane, outside (...)

If convicted, Ian Bailey could be sentenced to 30 years in prison. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ian Bailey, an English man living in west Cork, will go on trial on Monday afternoon in the Paris assize or high criminal court for the voluntary homi(...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier and her son Pierre-Louis, who has grown into a self-assured family spokesman

The murder of a French woman in west Cork dominated the news at the end of 1996. I spent the holidays in Dublin and still remember the moment I first (...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier (39) was found murdered at her holiday home near Schull in 1996.

A solicitor representing Ian Bailey has challenged the Diocese of Cork and Ross to explain how it allowed his client “be read from the pulpit” in rela(...)

Karl O’Brien: ‘I have my own apartment. If I lose it I am back to square one – to hostels and addiction’

A 27 year old man who received a ferocious beating after he entered an unoccupied house in Cork has been remanded in custody after he was charged with(...)

Gardaí and Customs officers recovered 100g of crystal meth with a street value of €6,000. Stock photograph: Getty

A man (48) has been remanded on bail after being charged following an investigation by gardaí and Customs officials into a crystal methamphetamine imp(...)

The two accused were charged with burglary at the elderly woman’s home at Friar’s Walk in Cork city on July 25th last. Photograph: Google Street View

Two men have been remanded in custody after they were charged in connection with a break-in at the home of an 81-year-old woman who had just returned (...)

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(...)

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