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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 16 November, 2019

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family

The three men had pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

Monday 22 July, 2019

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

Thursday 18 July, 2019

Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal

Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.

Friday 31 May, 2019

Struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn loses latest legal challenge ahead of trial for alleged theft of almost €30m

Lynn is due to stand trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court next year.

Friday 10 May, 2019

Irishman facing more than 100 years in US prison over alleged Bitcoin hacking theft

Conor Freeman now faces extradition to the US over the alleged offences.

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Jury in alleged ‘love rival’ trial to resume deliberations tomorrow morning

Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder .

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence

James Kavanagh pleaded guilty to 30 counts of causing or allowing animal cruelty at his property in April 2015.

Monday 11 March, 2019

Real IRA figure Aidan O’Driscoll 'executed in well-planned hit', Special Criminal Court told

Three men have pleaded guilty to offences.

Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Appeal court 'compelled' to quash jury's guilty verdict in fatal crash case

The trial judge had told the jury it no option but to accept the defence of not guilty by reason of insanity.

Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner

Matthew Kelly pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his ex-partner on 17 November 2017.

Monday 19 November, 2018

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row

Artur Celmer had claimed he could not get a fair trial in Poland.

Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Man on trial for murdering partner told emergency services she 'fell down the stairs'

Prosecuting lawyers say a post-mortem examination will show her injuries were inconsistent with a fall.

Thursday 18 October, 2018

Woman on trial for attempted murder of civil servant stabbed woman two weeks earlier, jury hears

Laura Kenna had stabbed a woman at a Luas stop in the face with a pen, the Central Criminal Court was told today.

Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Woman suspected of slicing civil servant’s throat goes on trial

Laura Kenna attacked Fionnuala Burke on Drumcondra Road Lower on 2 January 2017.

Thursday 4 October, 2018

Man (81) who regularly abused daughter and granddaughter has sentence cut on appeal

The man sexually assaulted his granddaughter between 1997 and 2001.

Friday 20 July, 2018

Man who committed €100,000 in welfare fraud handed 18 month sentence after original judge let him go

30-year-old John Stokes was not entitled to a suspended sentence due to the gravity of his crime, Justice Patrick McCarthy said.

Thursday 21 June, 2018

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.

Sunday 10 June, 2018

Private faces discharge for pointing loaded rifle while 'having a laugh' in barracks

The court heard that he breached ‘every single safeguard that had been put in place’ around lethal weapons.

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women, whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman 21 years ago.

Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail

Maurice Power was found guilty of the murder of Shane Rossiter.

Monday 23 April, 2018

Former Sinn Féin councillor found guilty of waterboarding man has sentence reduced

Dowdall and his father had their sentences reduced at the Court of Appeal today.

Monday 16 April, 2018

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

Thursday 12 April, 2018

Letters in which man bragged about involvement in murder 'not reliable to convict him' court told

Daniel McDonnell of Brookview Lawns in Tallaght had pleaded not guilty to the murder

Thursday 22 February, 2018

Convicted paedophile Bill Kenneally loses appeal for reduced sentence

Kenneally had been sentenced to 14 years and two months for abusing 10 teenage boys in the 1980s.

Friday 9 February, 2018

Man's murder conviction quashed over jury's visit to rubbish chute in which victim died

David O’Loughlin was found guilty of the murder of Liam Manley at his apartment complex in the city on 12 May 2013.

Monday 6 November, 2017

Serial killer Mark Nash launches appeal against double murder conviction

The Court of Appeal heard today that Nash case is “in some senses extraordinary”.

Friday 3 November, 2017

Rapist and child abductor has 15 year prison sentence increased after appeal

Michael Murray’s sentence has been increased following an appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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.

Friday 28 July, 2017

Man who collected welfare and fathered child after escaping from open prison to be returned to prison

Gardaí did not enter the details of the escape on the Pulse system.

Friday 7 July, 2017

Man who orally raped 11-year-old when he was 15 has sentenced halved on appeal

Otherwise innocent childhood games became an occasion of serious and repeated sexual assault, Mr Justice Mahon said.

Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say

French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

Friday 26 May, 2017

An Irish charity is raising money to help the rescued slaves of ISIS

Researchers who’ve interviewed survivors describe their trauma as the “most distressing” they’ve ever experienced.

Thursday 11 May, 2017

Man considered 'significant threat to women' has sentence cut on appeal

Adam Heneghan (23) had his sentence for five counts of exploitation of a child cut in court today.

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.

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.

Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Man who pointed unloaded shotgun at garda has jail term increased

Warren Nolan also pleaded guilty to possessing drugs and driving dangerously.

Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Alleged Silk Road admin with 'severe Asperger's' led away from family ahead of extradition

Gary Davis has been led away from his family and now faces extradition to the US.

Thursday 23 February, 2017

Unlicensed driver who knocked down and killed cyclist has prison sentence increased

The car had been seen driving dangerously, at a high speed and on the wrong side of the road.

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.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Dublin motorist who killed young mother during 'a micro-sleep' appeals jail term

Dublin man Anthony Handley was jailed for two years.

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