Cedric Simpson pictured at Cork District Court charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Lynn Anderson. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A US doctor has been given a two-year suspended jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of a British tourist in C(...)

Olumatemilorun Jimoh at Cork Circuit Criminal Court: a forensic psychiatrist said Mr Jimoh had responded well to anti-psychotic medication but at the time of the attack he was clearly schizophrenic. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 23-year-old man who repeatedly hit a flatmate on the head with a large copper bolt which shattered his skull and left him wheelchair bound has been(...)

Martin Linehan is brought into court in Cork.  Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A motorist has been jailed for eight years for killing a man in a hit and run on a pedestrian crossing in Cork city centre. Martin Linehan (36) from (...)

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

A 46-year-old member of An Garda Síochána has pleaded guilty to corruption, theft and fraud offences while working as a community garda in Cork. Joh(...)

Jaanus Poldme (27) cannot give a reason for attacking Kieran Murphy with vodka bottle

A 27-year-old man has been jailed for three years for an unprovoked attack on a landcape gardener with a vodka bottle. The victim’s skull was so bad(...)

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(...)

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-(...)

The Road Safety Authority said its statistics showed “elderly drivers were not over-represented in crash statistics”

Claims by a judge that the growing number of elderly drivers on the road poses a danger to motorists are “ageist” and “just wrong”, road safety expert(...)

“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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