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Thursday 19 May, 2022

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD
# Court
# Court

Court hears how woman harassed a former Sinn Féin TD

Thu 4:30 PM 13,768 Views 0 Comments

The accused sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

Monday 16 May, 2022

'My heart is in pieces': Family of Santina Cawley speak out as woman found guilty of murder
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

'My heart is in pieces': Family of Santina Cawley speak out as woman found guilty of murder

Mon 11:34 PM 55,396 Views 0 Comments

Santina was just two years old when she was killed.

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley
# Courts
# Courts

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley

Updated Mon 5:08 PM 46,287 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Saturday 14 May, 2022

Man jailed for six months for grabbing teenager by her underwear in Fermoy
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man jailed for six months for grabbing teenager by her underwear in Fermoy

May 14th 2022, 10:58 AM 37,994 Views 0 Comments

Judge Joanne Carroll said the man had “done a shocking wrong to a young, innocent girl”.

Friday 13 May, 2022

Jury in Santina Cawley murder trial to resume deliberations on Monday
# Cork
# Cork

Jury in Santina Cawley murder trial to resume deliberations on Monday

May 13th 2022, 3:26 PM 7,078 Views 0 Comments

The two-year-old girl was killed in an apartment in Cork city in 2019.

Thursday 12 May, 2022

Santina Cawley was 'alive and uninjured' until put in care of Karen Harrington, prosecution says
# Courts
# Courts

Santina Cawley was 'alive and uninjured' until put in care of Karen Harrington, prosecution says

May 12th 2022, 3:43 PM 12,854 Views 0 Comments

Before her death, the child was hospitalised with 53 injuries including fractures to her skull, arm, leg femur and ribs.

Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Woman accused of Santina Cawley murder tells court she did not inflict injuries on two-year-old
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Woman accused of Santina Cawley murder tells court she did not inflict injuries on two-year-old

May 11th 2022, 2:59 PM 10,701 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is on trial at a Central Criminal Court sitting in the city charged with the murder of Santina Cawley.

Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Woman accused of Santina Cawley murder says that evidence points to her being the culprit
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Woman accused of Santina Cawley murder says that evidence points to her being the culprit

May 10th 2022, 2:55 PM 28,794 Views 0 Comments

The accused told gardaí that she would give them an explanation of how Santina ended up critically injured if she could.

Monday 9 May, 2022

Toddler Santina Cawley died of 'forcefully inflicted injuries', trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Toddler Santina Cawley died of 'forcefully inflicted injuries', trial hears

May 9th 2022, 2:27 PM 22,525 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is on trial at a Central Criminal Court sitting in the city charged with the murder of Santina Cawley.

Sunday 8 May, 2022

Cork County Council regrets 'negative commentary' which led artist to remove Maureen O’Hara statue
# Glengarriff
# Glengarriff

Cork County Council regrets 'negative commentary' which led artist to remove Maureen O’Hara statue

May 8th 2022, 10:20 AM 43,809 Views 33 Comments

The statue was commissioned in 2020 at a cost of €33,000 and was installed in late April.

Friday 6 May, 2022

Murder accused told Gardaí that she was woken by her partner accusing her of killing his child
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Murder accused told Gardaí that she was woken by her partner accusing her of killing his child

Updated May 6th 2022, 9:44 PM 46,050 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington (37) of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon, Cork is on trial charged with the murder of Santina Cawley on 5 July, 2019.

Thursday 5 May, 2022

Garda tells murder trial that two-year-old sustained 53 separate injuries
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Garda tells murder trial that two-year-old sustained 53 separate injuries

May 5th 2022, 2:48 PM 14,555 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is accused of the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork.

Man who threatened to set fire to British MP given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who threatened to set fire to British MP given suspended sentence

May 5th 2022, 9:11 AM 5,556 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Daniel Weavers made the calls during the pandemic lockdown at a time when he was paranoid.

Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Garda recalls performing CPR on two-year-old who later died in hospital, murder trial hears
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Garda recalls performing CPR on two-year-old who later died in hospital, murder trial hears

Updated May 4th 2022, 8:56 PM 31,475 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is accused of the murder of a two-year-old girl in Cork.

Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Neighbour tells court he heard woman accused of murdering toddler taunting a crying child
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Neighbour tells court he heard woman accused of murdering toddler taunting a crying child

Updated May 3rd 2022, 7:07 PM 43,551 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is accused of the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork.

Thursday 28 April, 2022

Father ran to couple screaming that his partner had smothered his two-year old child, court hears
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father ran to couple screaming that his partner had smothered his two-year old child, court hears

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 5:15 PM 34,350 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon, Cork is on trial charged with the murder of two-year old Santina Cawley.

Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Father tells murder trial of moment he discovered his critically injured two-year-old daughter
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father tells murder trial of moment he discovered his critically injured two-year-old daughter

Apr 27th 2022, 7:31 PM 22,469 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, 37, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon, Cork is on trial for the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley.

Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Jury shown footage of accused leaving apartment complex where toddler was found critically injured
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Jury shown footage of accused leaving apartment complex where toddler was found critically injured

Apr 26th 2022, 7:36 PM 19,554 Views 0 Comments

The trial continued for a second day at a sitting of the Central Criminal Court in Cork city.

Monday 25 April, 2022

Trial of woman accused of murdering two-year-old gets underway in Cork
# Courts
# Courts

Trial of woman accused of murdering two-year-old gets underway in Cork

Apr 25th 2022, 2:45 PM 23,013 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington (38) was arraigned at a Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork this morning.

Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Man charged with threat to kill British MP faces additional charge of threatening to attack other MP's
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with threat to kill British MP faces additional charge of threatening to attack other MP's

Apr 6th 2022, 10:15 PM 9,349 Views 0 Comments

Detective Eoghain O’Callaghan today charged Weavers with a second similar offence, on the same evening and contrary to the same legislation.

Sunday 3 April, 2022

Woman who died on charity hike on Galtee Mountains named as Cora O'Grady
# Mitchelstown
# Mitchelstown

Woman who died on charity hike on Galtee Mountains named as Cora O'Grady

Apr 3rd 2022, 6:27 PM 55,981 Views 0 Comments

Ms O’Grady was near the summit of 918 metre high Galtymore at around 1pm on Saturday when she became unwell.

Saturday 2 April, 2022

Man fatally stabbed in Cork last week laid to rest
# Funeral
# Funeral

Man fatally stabbed in Cork last week laid to rest

Apr 2nd 2022, 2:35 PM 26,914 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Carrigaline today.

Monday 28 March, 2022

Cork man charged with murder of his brother and attempted murder of his father
# Carrigaline
# Carrigaline

Cork man charged with murder of his brother and attempted murder of his father

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 12:30 PM 44,531 Views 0 Comments

Free legal aid was granted in the case and John Murphy was remanded in custody until next week.

Saturday 26 March, 2022

Man still in custody following fatal stabbing of 27-year-old overnight at house in Co Cork
# Carrigaline
# Carrigaline

Man still in custody following fatal stabbing of 27-year-old overnight at house in Co Cork

Mar 26th 2022, 6:36 PM 42,191 Views 0 Comments

Another man (75) is in serious condition in hospital.

Friday 25 March, 2022

Gardai investigate death of man in his 60s in north Cork
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardai investigate death of man in his 60s in north Cork

Mar 25th 2022, 10:00 PM 21,688 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí found the man had sustained some injuries.

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Mother receives permission to exhume the body of her child who was drowned in Cork by her father
# Clarissa
# Clarissa

Mother receives permission to exhume the body of her child who was drowned in Cork by her father

Mar 22nd 2022, 12:05 PM 46,167 Views 8 Comments

Rebecca Saunders said “in a fog of grief” she permitted Clarissa to be buried with her father “who took her life from her”.

Monday 7 March, 2022

Man charged in connection with 'corrosive fluid' attack in Cork granted bail
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged in connection with 'corrosive fluid' attack in Cork granted bail

Mar 7th 2022, 8:17 AM 11,251 Views 0 Comments

John Paul Carey is charged with assault causing harm to Francis Costello at a house on Connolly Road in Ballyphehane last Friday night.

Thursday 3 March, 2022

Inquest hears teenager died after taking 'bombs' of ecstasy at music festival
# Cork
# Cork

Inquest hears teenager died after taking 'bombs' of ecstasy at music festival

Mar 3rd 2022, 10:00 PM 52,653 Views 0 Comments

A verdict of misadventure was recorded by the inquest.

Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Parents of 22-year-old who died in camping tragedy praise friends who tried to save him
# Conor King
# Conor King

Parents of 22-year-old who died in camping tragedy praise friends who tried to save him

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:30 PM 60,582 Views 0 Comments

The inquest in to the young man’s death heard that his friends attempted to save him after he fell through ablowhole.

Monday 21 February, 2022

Former scout leader jailed for a year over indecent assault of 13-year-old boy
# Cork
# Cork

Former scout leader jailed for a year over indecent assault of 13-year-old boy

Feb 21st 2022, 7:54 PM 15,266 Views 0 Comments

Michael Noel Sheehan was found guilty of indecently assaulting the boy on a weekend away in the 1980s.

Friday 18 February, 2022

Man jailed for stealing life savings 81-year-old had put away for his funeral
# Jason Coffey
# Jason Coffey

Man jailed for stealing life savings 81-year-old had put away for his funeral

Feb 18th 2022, 3:21 PM 31,919 Views 21 Comments

Jason Coffey has been jailed for four years.

Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Man jailed for three-and-a-half years after claiming dead parents' pensions for over 30 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for three-and-a-half years after claiming dead parents' pensions for over 30 years

Feb 16th 2022, 1:54 PM 29,898 Views 0 Comments

The fraudulent claims were the largest and longest-running cases of welfare fraud in the history of the State.

Monday 14 February, 2022

Paramedics set up GoFundMe page to assist elderly siblings robbed at knife point
# Cork
# Cork

Paramedics set up GoFundMe page to assist elderly siblings robbed at knife point

Feb 14th 2022, 7:53 AM 46,450 Views 20 Comments

Gerry O’Halloran (79) and his 83 year old sister Mary were threatened by a male intruder in the course of an aggravated burglary.

Friday 11 February, 2022

Man charged with aggravated sexual assault of woman out walking her dog in Fermoy
# Trial
# Trial

Man charged with aggravated sexual assault of woman out walking her dog in Fermoy

Feb 11th 2022, 3:10 PM 27,244 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old has been sent forward for trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Man charged with sexual assault of teenage girl in Fermoy
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with sexual assault of teenage girl in Fermoy

Feb 9th 2022, 1:43 PM 21,469 Views 0 Comments

The judge declined to grant bail in the case.

Wednesday 26 January, 2022

'Angry and upset' CAMHS families seek apology from Taoiseach

'Angry and upset' CAMHS families seek apology from Taoiseach

Jan 26th 2022, 12:45 PM 9,494 Views 9 Comments

A review of the care of more than 1,300 children found that 46 of them sustained significant harm.

Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork
# Skibbereen
# Skibbereen

Baby boy dies after being struck by car in driveway in Co Cork

Jan 25th 2022, 10:11 PM 60,992 Views 0 Comments

The accident happened shortly after 5pm today.

Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Woman repeatedly raped by her brother: He took my childhood and destroyed my whole life
# John Paul Hegarty
# John Paul Hegarty

Woman repeatedly raped by her brother: He took my childhood and destroyed my whole life

Jan 18th 2022, 7:05 AM 34,456 Views 0 Comments

John Paul Hegarty was convicted of repeatedly raping his sister and was jailed for 7 years.

Thursday 6 January, 2022

District Court Judge refuses free legal aid for alleged Covid-19 breach cases
# Court
# Court

District Court Judge refuses free legal aid for alleged Covid-19 breach cases

Jan 6th 2022, 3:45 PM 32,715 Views 0 Comments

Judge Joanne Carroll was hearing a number of cases of alleged breaches of the Covid-19 regulations from early 2021.

Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Woman airlifted from Blarney Castle by helicopter pays tribute to rescuers
# Cork
# Cork

Woman airlifted from Blarney Castle by helicopter pays tribute to rescuers

Jan 4th 2022, 9:35 PM 38,255 Views 11 Comments

Cork woman Mary Cronin was a visit to the tourist attraction with her two children.

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