Mark Durcan

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Thomas O’Sullivan (centre)  pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court  to the knife attack. File photograph:  Provision

A 54-year-old man has been jailed for 10 years for a frenzied knife attack in which he broke into a family home last Christmas and almost killed a mot(...)

   Derelict Casement Park in Belfast, Co Antrim  hasn’t seen a match since Monaghan beat Antrim there seven years ago. Photograph: Liam McBurney

Like much of the impact of the pandemic shutdown, the effect on the GAA’s big infrastructural projects, worth a cumulative €160 million, has been that(...)

Alan (27) and Jason Quilligan (24) from Eagle Valley, Wilton, in Cork, were both charged at a special sitting of Cork District Court with aggravated burglary at the home of Keith Greaney (23) at Dunard, Mayfield, in Cork, on January 20th. File photograph: Collins Courts

Two brothers have been remanded in custody after they were charged in connection with an attack on a father-of-three who ended up in an induced coma i(...)

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A 38-year-old man, who was shunned by neighbours when he reported being sexually abused as a five-year-old by an older boy, has seen his abuser jailed(...)

Priti Patel: “Let’s take back control of borders, laws and  money.”

Conservative MP Priti Patel has said her comments about Britain preventing food imports to Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit have been “taken o(...)

Paul Horgan (27) who has been jailed for life for the murder of his mother in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

A 27-year-old IT student has been sentenced to life imprisonment after a jury unanimously found him guilty of the murder of his mother. He stabbed he(...)

Paul Horgan denies murdering his mother in November 2015. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

A 27-year-old man charged with murdering his mother told gardaí that he had no recollection of assaulting her after drinking two bottles of wine becau(...)

Anthony Breen carried out the attacks while on bail.

A man has been jailed for six years for two separate stabbing incidents hours apart which seriously injured one young man and frightened the other you(...)

 Conference organiser Myles Dungan: “It was as if the huge journalistic advances of the 19th century had never happened”

RONAN MCGREEVY Irish mainstream newspapers were willing participants in the recruitment of Irishmen into the British army during the first World War,(...)