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Man appears in court charged with murder of pensioner Mary O’Keeffe whose body was found in burning car in Co Cork

A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pensioner whose body was found in a burning car last week. Michael Leonard, from Glenosheen, Hillcrest, Kilmallock, Co Limerick, appeared before a special sitting of Fermoy District Court today charged with murdering 72-year-old Mary O’Keeffe at Dromdeer, Doneraile, Co Cork. Detective Garda James […] Cork, Ireland – The Sun …







Fraudster brothers jailed after forcing OAP to buy power tools, chainsaws and knives leaving her over €6k out of pocket

TWO fraudster brothers were jailed after they forced a pensioner to buy boxes of power tools and knives — leaving her €6,500 out of pocket. Conniving Thomas and Patrick O’Driscoll followed the vulnerable OAP back to her ­isolated rural home after spotting her out shopping. Detective Garda Martin Bohane told a court the now 72-year-old […] Cork, Ireland – The Sun …


Woman accused of murdering ex-husband claims his brother stabbed him to save her from ‘the evil b*****d’ court hears

A WOMAN accused of murdering her ex-husband claimed his brother stabbed him to save her after “the evil b*****d” attacked her, a court heard today. The Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork heard a boozy row had broken out between the three on October 8, 2018. During the argument, the accused Rita O’Driscoll was allegedly […] Cork, Ireland – The Sun …