Kevin Mulcahy of Cregane, Lombardstown, Mallow, Co Cork, had denied the single charge

GP jailed for indecently assaulting teen girl

25 Nov A Co Cork GP has been jailed for two years at the Circuit Criminal Court in Cork, after a jury found him guilty of indecently assaulting a 15-year old girl he was examining almost 26 years ago.

Mark Egan has pleaded not guilty to three charges of corruptly preventing the issuing of fixed penalty notices

Garda 'sought charity donation' to drop points

25 Nov A witness in a garda corruption trial told Trim Circuit Court he contacted a garda superintendent after he became uneasy when a garda asked him for his credit card details so he could make a donation to charity instead of being given penalty points for speeding.

An FBD claims handler noticed that the couple appeared in each other's Facebook profile pictures

Facebook shows 'strangers' in fake crash a couple

25 Nov A couple who staged a car crash while pretending to be strangers were discovered when the insurance company saw that they appeared in each other's Facebook profile pictures, a court has heard.

John Perry claimed that Taoiseach Enda Kenny gave a pledge that no sitting TD would be deselected

Perry to launch legal action against Fine Gael

25 Nov Sligo-Leitrim TD John Perry has confirmed he is to launch a legal action against Fine Gael challenging the result of the convention at which he failed to be selected to contest the forthcoming general election.

The AGSI is 'disappointed' at the prospect of an incremental pay freeze

Gardaí will not work free Haddington hours - AGSI

24 Nov The AGSI has expressed deep disappointment at the Government's proposal to an incremental pay freeze and it has said gardaí will not work the 30 free hours as laid out in the Haddington Road Agreement.

The former pupils, now in their 40's,  said they were repeatedly touched by the teacher

Teacher accused of assaulting 13 primary students

24 Nov A jury has resumed its deliberation in the trial of a 73-year-old retired primary school teacher, who is accused of indecently assaulting 13 boys at a school in the Limerick area over 35 years ago.

Judge Sean Ó Donnabháin described Mark Cronin's behaviour as outrageous

Ex-solicitor jailed over theft, fraud and forgery

23 Nov A 40-year-old former solicitor has been sentenced to four years in prison with two suspended, after he admitted theft, fraud and forgery offences involving more than a quarter of a million euro.

Shirley Ann Plunkett died at Tallaght Hospital in 2011

Settlement after 'flesh-eating bacteria' death

23 Nov The family of a woman who died at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin after being diagnosed with a flesh-eating bacterial infection following a bowel procedure has settled an action against the hospital and the Health Service Executive for around €400,000.

Two men appeared before a special sitting of Dundalk District Court this morning

Four men arrested over burglary offences

22 Nov Two men have appeared before a special sitting of Dundalk District Court this morning in connection with burglary related offences, while two other men have been arrested in Dublin over similar offences.