Brian o connell

Monday 20th February

Gun Victim Targeted Online

Now last week, at the Circuit Criminal Court in Cork, 30-year-old Gavin Sheehan was sentenced to 14 years in jail for possession of ammunition and firing a gun through the front ...

Thursday 9th February

Save Cork City

In recent weeks opposition to the OPW’s €140 million flood relief scheme for Cork City has been mounting with a group Save Cork City organising a public protest. Last night ...

Monday 6th February

Ennis Garda Patrol

Now as part of an on-going series, over the weekend our reporter Brian O’Connell spent a night on patrol with members of An Garda Síochana. 

Thursday 2nd February

Central Mental Hospital

When someone is found not guilty by reason of insanity relating to serious crime, invariably they can be taken to the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum and treated in a ...

Tuesday 31st January

Rent Controls

Now, last Thursday, the Government’s rent pressure zones extended to 23 towns and cities nationally. This was on the back of an earlier announcement that the cities of Cork and ...

Wednesday 18th January

Limerick Repossession Courts

Brian O'Connell reports from Limerick Circuit Court yesterday where there were just under 50 cases listed, all involving the family home, and all in danger of repossession. It was presided over ...

Monday 16th January

Garda Traffic Corps in Cork City

Road deaths were up 15% last year in what was described as a “very bad year” according to the Road Safety Authority. At the same time, the number of Gardaí ...

Wednesday 11th January

Kym Owens in induced coma since November

Last November 18-year-old student Kym Owens was found a short distance from her accommodation in Maynooth with serious injuries. Since then, Kym has been in an induced coma at Connolly ...

Thursday 8th December

Parole Board Chairperson

Among the findings in the Parole Board’s Annual Report for 2015 was the fact that some long term prisoners are being kept in prison because there are no supports in ...

Tuesday 29th November

Homelessness in Limerick

Our reporter Brian O’Connell has been looking at the homeless issue in Dublin and Cork in recent days. Today Brian looks at Limerick, and there are reports that up to 10 ...

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