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#Court of Appeal

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 7 December, 2017

David Mahon loses appeal against seven year sentence for killing of stepson Dean Fitzpatrick

David Mahon had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dean Fitzpatrick.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

State scientists were 'trying to do down' serial killer Nash, appeals court told

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 13 October, 2017

Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed

The businessman claimed the dossier was part of a campaign to damage his reputation.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Woman who murdered man by driving car into Arklow harbour loses appeal

30-year-old Marta Herda knew her passenger could not swim.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man who broke into estranged partner's home and made threat to kill has jail term cut

Martin Stokes (37) had pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and assault.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 11 August, 2017

Court rejects government order that would have compelled school to enroll student

A departmental committee decided that the boy should be given a place – but that has been overruled twice now.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

82-year-old man jailed for abusing girl has 18-month sentence cut on appeal

The Wicklow man was originally handed a two-year sentence with the final six months suspended.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 30 June, 2017

Two former bankers involved in Anglo Irish Bank defraud scheme lose court appeal

The Court of Appeal upheld the convictions of two former bankers jailed for conspiracy to defraud the public Anglo Irish Bank in 2008.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law

The court also ruled that the final say on abortion laws should rest with Stormont and the national legislature.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

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Courtney Lawes confident and ready after staking strong Test claim in Wellington

The English lock did his chances of facing the All Blacks no harm today against the Hurricanes.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The honeymoon's over: Leo's facing loads of challenges on his first working week on the job

It’s his first proper week as Taoiseach and he’s already facing his first scandal.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 19 June, 2017

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

President Higgins made the appointment official at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin this morning.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 17 June, 2017

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Poll: Do you approve of Attorney General Máire Whelan being nominated to the Court of Appeal?

The decision by Leo Varadkar’s government has drawn a deal of criticism from the opposition.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 16 June, 2017

Attorney General controversy: Shane Ross calls for review of Whelan appointment

Máire Whelan is being appointed to the Court of Appeal – but she never applied for the role.

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'It stinks' - Criticism of decision to give Attorney General a job she didn't apply for

“This is not something that can just be gotten over with a casual ‘ah sure, we’ll do better next time’.”

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ireland's Attorney General is to become a judge of the Court of Appeal

The vacancy arose following the retirement of Justice Garrett Sheehan in March.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'Bit of an eejit' who got 'swept up' in cocaine handover loses appeal to reduce sentence

Ciaran Nally was jailed for three years for possession of cocaine for sale or supply in Drogheda in April 2015.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man's sentence for abusing daughter and other young girls reduced on appeal

The 47-year-old man’s consecutive sentences have been reduced from nine years to seven.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Man who poured boiling water over pregnant girlfriend has prison sentence doubled while appealing

The 25-year-old added sugar to the water to increase its boiling point.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 6 February, 2017

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time

The Court of Appeals has said it “would not be in the public interest” to send 19-year-old Eric Ryan to prison eight months after his initial sentencing.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 3 February, 2017

Russian man who says he was born here in 1940 has citizenship bid overturned

The High Court had ruled in 2015 that Sergey Chesnokov had established he was born on Dublin’s Henrietta Street.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 30 January, 2017

Mother and child killer's life sentence appeal dismissed

Aurimas Andruska’s appeal was dismissed on all grounds today.

Court of Appeal dismisses 'Slab' Murphy's appeal against tax conviction

Murphy was sentenced to 18 months in prison last February.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 28 October, 2016

Ex-fireman who had sex with Transition Year pupil has sentence cut to two years

58-year-old Ron Tulie carried on a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl after giving a fire safety course at her school.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Man charged with urinating in public granted leave to appeal constitutionality of decision

Tezaur Bita is alleged to have parked his car on the Old Nangor Road in the early hours of 27 August 2015 and relieved himself in bushes.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Drunk driver jailed for death of boy was sentenced “as an example” argues lawyers

Judge Keenan Johnson sentenced Finbarr O’Rourke to seven-and-a-half years imprisonment at Portlaoise Circuit Criminal Court on November 3, 2015.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 July, 2016

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Niece of Gerry Hutch will not face extra jail time despite "astronomical" number of convictions

Donna Hutch was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in June 2015 for attempting to stab a Garda with a syringe.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 27 May, 2016

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that allows the semi-state to operate the service.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

1,400 drink-driving prosecutions can go ahead as ruling over breath tests 'as Gaeilge' is overturned

The Court of Appeal quashed the District court ruling today.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 April, 2016

Man with 423 convictions has sentence for robbery reduced

Anthony O’Sullivan has had his sentence reduced from five to four years at the Court of Appeal.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 4 April, 2016

Wayne Dundon lawyers say notorious criminal 'entitled to justice'

John and Wayne Dundon open appeals against their convictions this week in the Court of Appeal.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Two former Anglo officials have had their convictions quashed

Tiarnan O’Mahoney (56) and Bernard Daly (67) were handed prison sentences last year.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 4 March, 2016

Couple sentenced over “shocking” death by neglect of Wexford woman have convictions quashed

Evelyn Joel’s daughter and her partner were charged with manslaughter and convicted of unlawful killing by neglect.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported

The European Court of Human Rights made a dramatic intervention in proceedings this evening.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

82-year-old to stand trial for alleged abuse on young men almost 50 years ago

The Court of Appeal unanimously declared he should stand trial.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 18 December, 2015

Psychiatric nurse has conviction for stabbing three people overturned

He had pleaded not guilty in court.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

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