Judge Sean O Donnabhain was told that Emma Fehily (36) had served just five months of a 30-month term he imposed in 2018 for fraud offences and then just one month of another 18-month term he imposed earlier this year

A judge said he saw little point in jailing a woman convicted of her third set of fraud offences in as many years after hearing the prison authorities(...)

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(...)

Judge Helen Boyle  noted Barry had no previous convictions while Cummins had only minor previous convictions. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A shop assistant who was badly shaken when a teenager hit her with a metal bar while robbing the shop where she worked has been praying for the young (...)

Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin said criminals targeting vulnerable people was particularly heinous as he jailed Niall Fitzpatrick (53) and Jerry O’Leary (62) for seven years each.

Criminals who target older people living in remote areas cause as much distress and disruption to society as Covid-19, a judge said as he jailed two m(...)

The prosecution said it  had no difficulty with the case being adjourned as it would facilitate the presentation of victim impact statements.

A 54-year-old man has been remanded in custody for sentence after he pleaded guilty to a series of knife attacks on a family just two days before Chri(...)

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(...)

Denis O’Donovan at Cork Circuit Criminal Court where he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Photograph: Cork Courts

A 35-year-old man who was working with the Child and Family Agency Tusla has been jailed for a year after admitting possession of more than 2,500 chil(...)

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 (...)

A detective told the court    the images were of the most serious Category 1 type.

A 34-year-old man was found with over 2,000 child porn images at his home in Cork city while he was working for the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, a (...)

A Cork man has been given a two year suspended jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to possessing over 2,000 images of child pornography on his home (...)

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