The court heard the applicants claim the board acted outside its powers  in how it addressed issues including building height, retail and residential use, and car parking spaces. Photograph: iStock

An action aimed at quashing planning permission for 100 build-to-rent apartments and two retail units in two blocks in Dún Laoghaire’s Seafront Quarte(...)

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(...)