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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Appeals

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# ana kriegel
Date set for Boy B’s bid to introduce fresh evidence in appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction
Boy A and Boy B were both found guilty by unanimous verdicts of murdering Ana Kriegel in June 2019.
All time
# speed limits
Transport Minister launches speed limit appeals procedure and Shared Space signs
New ‘Shared Space’ road signs are also being rolled out soon.
# Missing Person
Gardaí issues appeal for missing 19-year-old man from Limerick
Shane McShera is described as being six-foot-tall and was last seen on a bicycle from the Newham street area in Limerick.
# Appeals
David Luiz's red card suspension stands but Bednarek's against United overturned
Luiz was dismissed by referee Craig Pawson after conceding a penalty for a trip on Willian Jose, while Bednarek saw red for a challenge on Anthony Martial.
# rechecks
One in five students are appealing Leaving Cert calculated grades
This year’s appeals process is very different to the usual system.
# Leaving Cert
Almost 3,000 Leaving Cert exam results upgraded during this year's appeals process
Appeal applications were made by 9,049 candidates against 16,965 individual results.
# Last Chance Saloon
There's been a huge increase in the number of Leaving Cert appeals
The increase comes after last year’s legal challenge.
# Appeals
Boost for Cork and Kilkenny as duo cleared for championship openers
Seamus Harnedy and Conor Delaney are free to play after their appeals were upheld last night.
# Appeals
Clamped outside the Rotunda at 37 weeks pregnant: The complaints against Dublin clampers
Over half of the clamping appeals made in the first nine months of the year were successful.
# Leaving Cert
Over 5,000 students appealed their Leaving Cert results - five got their results downgraded
Over 1,400 got upgraded.
# Not over yet
Spain and Romania still not giving up on getting into Ireland's RWC pool
The fall-out from the Rugby Europe Championship shambles continues.
# here's hoping
Over 1,400 Leaving Cert papers were given a better mark after student appeals
Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2017.
# Fingers crossed
The Leaving Cert appeal results are out this morning
Honours English and Biology were easily the most appealed subjects in 2016.
US court throws out €585 million compensation award against Palestine Liberation Organisation
The award was automatically tripled under the law.
# Fingers crossed
The appeal results for this year's Leaving Cert are out...
If you tried to up a grade or two you’ll find out this morning how you got on.
# sit tight
Appealing a social welfare decision? You could be in for a long wait
The average processing time of an appeal is six months.
# Social Protection
The number of people receiving a carer's allowance has increased by 40%
Joan Burton came under fire in the Dáil this week for cuts to grants and delays in social welfare decisions.
# appeal
Child abuse support group oppose any sentence reduction for Athlone child rapist
The man was convicted of raping two young girls who were attending a birthday party last September.
# Planning
An Taisce criticises planning body's decision on drive-through fast food outlets
An Taisce slammed An Bórd Pleanala’s decision to approve drive-through fast food restaurants in the historic Boyne Valley area.
# Courts
Extra court sittings to tackle seriously ill judge's backlog
The Chief Justice said the judge will “probably require a lengthy period of convalescence following on his illness”.
# Guantánamo Bay
US court takes up appeal on Gitmo force-feeding
Three Guantanamo detainees want force-feeding banned as they say it is ‘inhumane’.
# Road Death
Man dies in traffic collision in Monaghan
The gardaí are appealing for witnesses.
# Courts
Levels of activity in courts 'overwhelming' and 'unsustainable' - Chief Justice
Susan Denham said failure to address the problems posed by Ireland’s appeal court system may be “damaging to Irish society and the economy”.
# Missing
Local appeal issued over missing Limerick man PJ Richardson
PJ Richardson failed to return home last night.
# Student Grants
Calls for independent student grant appeals system
Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said that the office of the Ombudsman currently does not cover the student grant processing.
Column: Want to appeal a social welfare decision? Be warned: it's a bureaucratic maze
Almost half of social welfare appeals are successful – but it can take years for people to be heard and the system is patently unfair, writes Saoirse Brady.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added emos.
Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.
# Mental Health
Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention
The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.
# You're Fired
Sacked bar manager loses appeal over thousands of missing pints
The Employment Appeals Tribunal rules a Cork barman was not unfairly sacked after being warned over ‘poor stock control’.