Mr Justice George Birmingham reminded Michael Sheehan’s lawyers that the court had power to increase sentences as well as decrease them. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A drink-driver who knocked down three elderly men after a burglary spree has withdrawn an appeal against his eight-year sentence after being told his (...)

Geoffrey O’Byrne-White who died while swimming in the sea in Co Cork.

A 62-year-old man has died after suffering a suspected heart attack while swimming in the sea near Kinsale in Co Cork. The man, who has been named l(...)

Bandon scouts  at the fishing forum on River Blackwater

Bandon scouts in Co Cork attended a fishing tuition day at the River Blackwater organised by the local angling club and supported by Inland Fisheries (...)

Crowds at last year’s Angling Expo at National Show, which this year will run  at the National Show Centre,in Swords, Co Dublin on February 18th-19th.

A new report entitled The Celtic Sea Trout Project (CSTP) addresses significant knowledge gaps as to why sea trout are suffering a decline in parts of(...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)

Casting demonstrations in the indoor pool at the Ireland Angling Show in Swords, Co Dublin

As an integral part of the National Strategy for Angling Development, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has launched a survey. Some of the areas to be(...)

Michael Sheehan (27) has been jailed for eight years following a hit-and-run incident in which an elderly pensioner lost his leg. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A “full-time professional criminal” who was involved in a hit-and-run incident in which an elderly pensioner lost his leg has been jailed for eight ye(...)

Michael Sheehan (26), of Cliona Park, Moyross, Limerick, appeared before Limerick District Court today on 11 new charges arising out of the alleged incident in Parteen village on September 25th, 2014.

A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing serious harm to two pensioners, one of whom lost his leg, following an alleged hit and run incid(...)

Faces of Cork. From top left: Robert Ziegler, Colonel Barry Hanan, Prof Máire Mulcahy, Billy McGill, Flynn Johansson, Clodagh McKenna, Leslie Buckley and Derval O’Rourke. Photographs: Michael Sheehan, David Cantwell and John Daly

A photographic exhibition that seeks to capture the essence of Cork city in a collection of 60 faces was unveiled yesterday. A fisherman, a film-maker(...)

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