Jennifer Connery had been given a one year suspended sentence by Judge Seán Ó Donnabhain in April 2016 for careless driving causing the death of TJ Sweetnam at Ballinrush, Kilworth, Co Cork, on August 22nd 2015

A judge has refused to lift a four-year driving disqualification imposed on a 53-year-old woman who killed a motorcyclist in a traffic collision after(...)

Joshua Allen is to spend the next three months in a residential facility for addiction treatment prior to his sentencing for possessing over €22,000 worth of drugs. Photograph: Provision

The eldest son of celebrity chef Rachel Allen is to spend the next three months in a residential facility for addiction treatment prior to his sentenc(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has sharply rejected comments by a Fine Gael Minister which were seen by judges as an attempt to interfere with their approach to personal injury claims. Photograph: Tom Honan.

The Chief Justice, Mr Justice Frank Clarke, has sharply rejected comments by a Fine Gael Minister Michael D’Arcy which were seen by judges as an attem(...)

Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin said the fact that Pavelaka Galba had driven without insurance on the day in question and had left the jurisdiction after he been charged were all aggravating factors. File Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A 63-year-old man has been given a 12 month suspended sentence for careless driving causing the death of his friend on condition that he leaves Irelan(...)

Cork University Hospital

A 62-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl in a hospital ward in Cork city last year. The man, who cannot be name(...)

At sitting of Cork Circuit Criminal Court in Cork, Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin ruled that the identity of the man not be made public to protect his other grandchildren from being caught up in the ‘maelstrom’. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

A pensioner who pleaded guilty to multiple counts of sexually assaulting his granddaughter over a two year period has been jailed for three years. T(...)

Michael Veale, a native of Dungarvan in Co Waterford, pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court to nine separate charges. File photograph: courts.ie

A heroin addict (40), who was caught by gardai with the drug three times within a three month period, has been sentenced to five years in jail. Micha(...)

Nathan O’Reilly (17) will be detained at Oberstown until he turns 18 when will be transferred to an adult prison. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A Cork teenager who knocked down a boy (2) and then sped off, leaving the toddler with life-changing injuries has been sentenced to four years detenti(...)

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(...)

The man printed out  text messages which he  placed in a Polypocket under a stone in the garden of the family home of the woman’s new partner. Photograph: iStock

A 43-year-old man printed out personal and intimate texts sent to him by his former girlfriend and left them to be found in her local pub months after(...)

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