O Donnabhain

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Judge Ó Donnabháin ordered both a medical report on Pavelaka Galba and a victim impact statement from Miroslav  Kozel’s family

A 63-year-old man has been remanded in custody for sentencing after he admitted careless driving causing the death of his friend who was a front seat (...)

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(...)

Cynan Rees pleaded guilty earlier this month to three counts of possessing child pornography at his home on May 1st, 2014.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

An IT expert who denied knowing anything about child pornography but told gardaí he was into naturism has been jailed for 18 months for possessing mor(...)

Garda Paul Mulcair at Cork Court . Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A garda charged with deception has walked free from court after a judge directed a jury to find him not guilty when the prosecution was unable to call(...)

A 26-year-old man has been remanded in custody after being found guilty of an assault on his girlfriend’s infant daughter, which left the chld with a fractured skull.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A 26-year-old man has been remanded in custody after being found guilty of an assault on his then girlfriend’s infant daughter, which left the child w(...)

‘It is a fraud at the higher end of the scale. The dishonesty is virtually complete’. Photograph: Alan Betson

A pensioner who orchestrated an elaborate mortgage scam where Bank of Ireland was defrauded of almost €1 million has been jailed for four years. Pats(...)

The driver pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court  to careless driving causing the death of a 45-year-old father of one. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A woman has been given a suspended jail sentence after a court heard how she crashed into a cyclist and killed him after turning around in her seat to(...)

During the trial at Cork Circuit Criminal Court, Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin said arson was a very serious offence on any occasion but to set fire to a building knowing there were people in it was particularly heinous.

A 50-year-old man has been jailed for five years after he locked himself into his family home and set it alight with his four children inside as he a(...)

Peter Hanley (33) pleaded guilty to possessing  €42,000 worth of cannabis.

A man who claimed he resorted to couriering drugs only because he owed dealers after losing a stash of cocaine has been jailed for six years after bei(...)

“Given his age, it’s questionable whether he should have been driving,” the judge said. Photograph: iStock

A judge in the case of an 84-year-old driver who hit a cyclist without realising has warned more elderly motorists will be involved in crashes as Irel(...)

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