Matthew Heffernan, of Vereker Gardens, Ennis Road, Limerick, a field officer with the ILCU, pleaded guilty to six counts of deception at Berehaven Credit Union in Castletownbere between 2004 and 2009. File photograph: Alan Betson

A 71-year-old former official with the Irish League of Credit Unions has been given until next April to repay an outstanding balance of almost €20,000(...)

A man has been jailed for a year after pleading guilty to attempting to poison a co-worker with a deadly substance which he ordered online after seeing it used in a crime documentary.  File photograph: Courts.ie

A man has been jailed for a year after pleading guilty to attempting to poison a co-worker with a deadly substance which he ordered online after seein(...)

Veereen Padiachy (41), a former a policeman in Mauritius, pleaded guilty to a series of offences including possession of drugs for sale or supply. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Using a mobile phone, while driving, proved a costly error for a former policeman when it led to discovery of almost €20,000 worth of drugs and a two (...)

Tina Carey told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that her partner, Patrick O’Keeffe (35), had been ‘cheated of the life he had built’. Photograph: Google Maps

A woman who lost her partner and father of her three children when he was hit by a van driver when emerging from a dangerous junction in north Cork ha(...)

A senior official with a Cork credit union has been jailed for two years after she pleaded guilty to stealing over €400,000 from the credit union over(...)

A Cork man has been given a two year suspended jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to possessing over 2,000 images of child pornography on his home (...)

A homeless man told gardaí he attacked two elderly men in unprovoked incidents in Cork city centre because he believed older men were more likely to be sex offenders, a court has heard.

A homeless man told gardaí he attacked two elderly men in unprovoked incidents in Cork city centre because he believed older men were more likely to b(...)

The jury found Michael Wall guilty of stealing over €16,000 and forging the Sotheby’s document. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A jeweller, who conned an 84-year-old woman out of over €16,000 when selling a valuable Cartier brooch at a Sotheby’s auction, has been given a suspen(...)

Fomer garda John O’Halloran who appeared in Cork Circuit Criminal Court  on corruption and fraud charges. Photograph: Provision

A former member of An Garda Síochána has been remanded for sentence on corruption and other charges after his legal team confirmed he has now resigned(...)

On March 20th, 2015, Shane Fitzgerald, then 23, was convicted at Tralee Circuit Criminal Court and jailed for five years for dangerous driving causing the death of Paud O’Leary.

A man has been acquitted of acting to impede the apprehension or prosecution of his son for dangerous driving causing the death of a man in a hit-and-(...)

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