Sean Leahy

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John Leahy, father of Seán Léahy,  leaving the Four Courts on Tuesday after the Circuit Civil Court refused an injuries board assessment offer of €45,000 damages for his son. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A child was injured when a Renault electric car took off of its own accord after being parked up by its driver, and struck the five-year-old boy, the (...)

A 43-year-old man grabbed his wife by the throat and threatened to kill her  in view of their four children.

A 43-year-old man who grabbed his wife by the throat and threatened to kill her after telling her he would make her watch as he first killed their fou(...)

Noel Motherway of Ballyrahoon, Rathcooney was charged with a total of four offences following the discovery of 33 kgs of cannabis. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

A 50 year old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged in connection with €450,000 drugs seizure following an intelligence-led investigation(...)

The accused pleaded guilty to demanding €10,000 with menaces from his sister-in-law. File photograph: Getty Images

A 53-year-old man has written a letter of apology to his sister-in-law over a bizarre scheme where he demanded €10,000 from her after he sent her sexu(...)

Pat O’Dwyer was back before Cork Circuit Criminal Court for sentence after he pleaded guilty last week to the extortion of €10,000 from his sister-in-law.

A 52-year-old man has apologised to his sister-in-law after he sent her a letter with sexually explicit pictures of a porn model with whom he alleged (...)

 The man sent the letter with the photographs because he blamed his sister-in-law Ria Burgoyne for the break-up of his marriage, Cork Circuit Criminal Court was told. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 52-year-old man sent a letter with sexually explicit pictures of a porn model to his sister-in-law alleging her husband was having an affair with th(...)

Judge Sean O’Donnabhain said there was no doubt Kevin Coade was ‘n incompetent but recidivist criminal’. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

An “incompetent but recidivist” burglar who was caught by gardaí with €21,000 worth of stolen cigarettes on the roof of a Co Cork supermarket has been(...)

A former insurance adviser has been jailed for two years for his part in a series of staged car crashes in Cork city and county that led to insurance claims of more than €200,000 being made by a series of individuals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A former insurance adviser has been jailed for two years for his part in a series of staged car crashes in Cork city and county that led to insurance (...)

Former IFA general secretary Pat Smith and former president Eddie Downey (both to left): the two have stepped down in recent weeks. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Meat processors and livestock marts have reported a rise in the number of farmers withholding levy payments to the Irish Farmers’ Association amid th(...)

  Barry Murphy in action at the FINA World Swimming Championships, Palau Sant Jordi, Barcelona. Photograph: Giorgio Perottino/Inpho

Barry Murphy completed his World Championships campaign today in Barcelona with aneighth place finish in his heat of the 50 metres Freestyle. Murph(...)