John Herbert

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Born in London to Cork parents, Timmy “The Brit” McCarthy (second right) retained his accent when he moved to Leeside in the 1960s to work as a butcher, earning him the nickname. File photograph: Irish Examiner

It’s not every day that a crematorium heaves to the sound of dancers spinning around in a polka but then there was nothing ordinary about the send-off(...)

John Devane leaving the High Court. Photograph: Patrick Cummins/Collins Courts

The death has taken place of Limerick solicitor John Devane, a controversial lawyer who represented some of his city’s most dangerous criminals and wh(...)

John Devane outside the Special Criminal Court after the sentencing of John Dundon for murder in 2013. Photograph: Eric Luke

A postmortem is expected to be carried out today on the body of well-known criminal defence solicitor John Devane. Colleagues and members of the jud(...)

 Solicitor John Devane, who  died on Sunday,  outside the Special Criminal Court in August 2013 after John Dundon was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Prominent criminal defence solicitor John Devane has died at his home in Clare on Sunday. Mr Devane (54), was found dead at about midday by his wife (...)

Wayne Kennedy (32), of no fixed address, made no reply when charged with assault causing harm to Gerard Freyne, gardaí told Limerick District Court, on Monday.

A homeless man has appeared in court in Limerick, charged in connection with the death of Gerard Freyne in the city last week. Wayne Kennedy (32), of(...)

Brian and Kieran Collopy were charged with possession of heroin with intent for sale or supply. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two brothers charged in connection with the seizure of €50,000 worth of heroin in Limerick have been refused bail, after a court was told of Garda fea(...)

A 49-year-old man appeared in court in Limerick charged with possession of a firearm and robbing a number of service stations in Co Limerick and Co Cl(...)

A woman who fraudulently tried to pass herself off as her sister at a Garda station in order to gain an identification certificate, so she could open (...)