Grant Piers

7 results

Judge Piers Grant at Newtownards Crown Court set a provisional trial date for June 12th.

A man has admitted killing one cyclist and seriously injuring another in a car crash in Co Down. At Newtownards Crown Court, Hing Tong Cheung (61) f(...)

The seven-year-old daughter of a former University of Ulster professor had to ask her dad to stop punching her mother, a judge heard on Tuesday. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The seven-year-old daughter of a former University of Ulster professor had to ask her dad to stop punching her mother, a judge heard on Tuesday. Defe(...)

A Co Down jockey has been jailed for 21 months after he drove a stolen car at up to 140kph (87mph) head-on into a vehicle being driven by a woman he w(...)

Christine Anne Jones, who wept throughout her sentencing at Downpatrick Crown Court, expressed “deep remorse” for causing Richard Carson’s death and the effect it has had on his widow and two children.

A 21-year-old woman who admitted causing the death of a Bangor motorcyclist was on Thursday spared a jail term after she was handed 120 hours of comm(...)

AJudge Grant said given the convictions, the man faces a “certain” prison sentence. Photograph: Reuters

A paedophile pensioner from Ballynahinch is to be jailed after a jury unanimously convicted him sexually abusing two girls. The Downpatrick Crown Cour(...)

Nathan Hastings, who has been sentenced to 10 years after he was caught with guns and ammunition last year. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Nathan Hastings took his punishment deadpan. Standing in the dock in Laganside Court in central Belfast, he was pretty expressionless when Judge Pier(...)

A 21-year-old Derry man pleaded guilty to possession of a firebomb, arms and ammunition with intent to endanger life or to enable some other person to do so at Belfast Crown Court today

A 21-year-old Derry man pleaded guilty to possession of a firebomb, arms and ammunition with intent to endanger life or to enable some other person t(...)