A woman has received a suspended 2½ year prison sentence for falsely accusing another resident of a homeless facility in Co Kerry of raping her. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A woman has received a suspended 2½ year prison sentence for falsely accusing another resident of a homeless facility in Co Kerry of raping her. Jud(...)

The victim impact statement of Robert Lenahan, the son of the deceased, showed ‘remarkable humanity and forgiveness and charity’, the judge said.

A 23-year-old veterinary assistant found guilty this week at the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee of dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm to (...)

The court heard Áine Stack, of Bedford, Listowel emerged from a side road into the path of US tourists.

A 23-year-old woman has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm to an American tourist near Tralee in August 2013. Veterin(...)

The court heard that following the rape complaint, CCTV footage was gathered from a number of premises by gardaí and  analysed ‘painstakingly’. Image: Getty Images.

A woman has been given a 2½ year suspended sentence for falsely making an allegation of rape after a night out in Killarney, Co Kerry almost four year(...)

Local farmers were canvassed, marts visited, appeals put out on media by gardaí and “a big effort” was made to locate the missing heifers, the court heard

Heifers kept for breeding were stolen from a remote rural field at the foot of Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain, and found five months later (...)

Driver of a year old Kia Rio car Kelly Ann Roantree (34) of Clounametig, Abbeydorney, denied the charge of careless driving causing the death of father- of-on

A woman accused of careless driving causing death of an oncoming motorcyclist was found not guilty on Friday by direction of the judge. Circuit Cour(...)

A Central Criminal Court judge said the woman was not in a good place at the time of the offence

A 44-year-old woman who pretended her dead son was still alive so she could claim his disability payment has been given an 18-month suspended sentence(...)

A psychiatric report confirmed Aidan Kerins had a bipolar disorder and the probation service found he was at low risk of re-offending. “Excellent references” from his employer were handed in to court

A chef caught growing cannabis plants worth €34,000 at his home in Kenmare was using it “as a form of self-medication” for his bipolar disorder, a cou(...)

A 51-year-old  man claimed more than €35,000 in disability benefits while employed as ‘a steel fixer’ in the UK. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A 51-year-old man claimed more than €35,000 in disability benefits while employed as “a steel fixer” in the UK, the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee, (...)

The Killarney  Plaza Hotel Killarney, where a lift ‘catastrophically collapsed’ down four floors in 2011.

A guilty verdict has been returned in the trial of an engineering company for the “shoddy and unsafe” installation of a lift in the Killarney Plaza Ho(...)

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