‘I lost partner of 36 years, I’ll never get over it,’ says murder accused in trial

Des Duffy, accused of murdering his partner Des Sullivan, yesterday told the court he was not there to “blacken” the name of the man he described as his “life partner”.

Des Duffy, accused of murdering his partner Des Sullivan, yesterday told the court he was not there to "blacken" the name of the man he described as his "life partner".

‘It was like a different face and body’ – woman asked to identify deceased friend tells murder trial

A woman asked to identify the body of her deceased friend – whose partner is on trial for murder – said it was like looking at a different face and body.

A woman asked to identify the body of her deceased friend - whose partner is on trial for murder - said it was like looking at a different face and body.

‘Belligerent’ taxi driver obstructed from leaving shopping centre car park loses €75k damages claim

A Russian man, who claimed €75,000 damages for defamation and unlawful imprisonment at The Pavillions Shopping Centre, Swords, was today awarded €100 after a judge found he had been prevented for one minute from exiting the centre car park.

A Russian man, who claimed €75,000 damages for defamation and unlawful imprisonment at The Pavillions Shopping Centre, Swords, was today awarded €100 after a judge found he had been prevented for one minute from exiting the centre car park.

Medical secretary who stole prescription pads was addicted to sleeping tablets after ‘gruesome’ killing of her mother, court hears

A MEDICAL secretary caught burgling a hospital to steal prescription pads had become addicted to sleeping tablets while trying to deal with the “gruesome” killing of her mother.

A MEDICAL secretary caught burgling a hospital to steal prescription pads had become addicted to sleeping tablets while trying to deal with the “gruesome” killing of her mother.