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#Court of Appeal

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Human rights of Irish sex offender will be breached if he is extradited to US, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Human rights of Irish sex offender will be breached if he is extradited to US, court told

Apr 27th 2022, 10:28 AM 18,444 Views 0 Comments

Martin Jude Wall was arrested in Ireland in December 2020 after the State of Georgia issued a warrant for his arrest.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 April, 2022

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:51 PM 22,079 Views 0 Comments

The three judge court quashed the warrant that allowed the gardaí to search Emmett Corcoran’s home.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 8 April, 2022

Two men who raped a woman at a party lose appeals against convictions
# Courts
# Courts

Two men who raped a woman at a party lose appeals against convictions

Apr 8th 2022, 6:05 PM 38,567 Views 0 Comments

The men were found guilty by a jury following a trial at the Central Criminal Court in 2019 and jailed for seven years each.

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced
# Courts
# Courts

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced

Apr 8th 2022, 5:40 PM 57,399 Views 0 Comments

Marian Lingurar Jnr was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for the manslaughter of John Kenny (56) in 2019.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
# Court Of Justice
# Court Of Justice

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 11:08 AM 68,653 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 25 March, 2022

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos claims nine-year jail term 'too severe’
# Courts
# Courts

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos claims nine-year jail term 'too severe’

Mar 25th 2022, 7:00 PM 57,862 Views 0 Comments

Keith Lennon (23) was filming himself driving at 225kmh when he crashed into another car on 29 February 2020.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 14 February, 2022

Serial burglar who swung punches at homeowner fails in bid to have jail term cut
# Courts
# Courts

Serial burglar who swung punches at homeowner fails in bid to have jail term cut

Feb 14th 2022, 3:35 PM 27,539 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Leonard was jailed for three years after he pleaded guilty to theft, assault and burglary at a residence in Dundalk.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge
# Asylum
# Asylum

Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge

Jan 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 39,774 Views 33 Comments

The woman claims that if transferred, she would be subject to inhuman and degrading treatment.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Man who tried to bludgeon sleeping wife to death with hammer loses bid to have jail term cut
# Courts
# Courts

Man who tried to bludgeon sleeping wife to death with hammer loses bid to have jail term cut

Jan 13th 2022, 7:21 PM 45,327 Views 0 Comments

A jury found him guilty following a trial at the Central Criminal Court in April 2014.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Judge erred by failing to jail man over 'one-punch attack' that left victim in coma, State argues
# Courts
# Courts

Judge erred by failing to jail man over 'one-punch attack' that left victim in coma, State argues

Jan 11th 2022, 6:51 PM 30,950 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Duffy had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing serious harm.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 16 December, 2021

Dried cactus extract containing mescaline ‘not covered by drugs legislation’, court told
# Court
# Court

Dried cactus extract containing mescaline ‘not covered by drugs legislation’, court told

Dec 16th 2021, 5:16 PM 18,131 Views 0 Comments

The State had claimed the powder Alexander Rojas Rey (44) was caught with had contained mescaline and he was charged with two drugs offences.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 9 December, 2021

Killer has appeal against conviction halted after being told to stop 'gesticulating and shouting'
# Courts
# Courts

Killer has appeal against conviction halted after being told to stop 'gesticulating and shouting'

Dec 9th 2021, 5:19 PM 34,886 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt warned Keith O’Neill (46) during a court hearing today.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Court upholds indemnity ruling on legal action over country's second mobile phone licence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court upholds indemnity ruling on legal action over country's second mobile phone licence

Dec 1st 2021, 9:40 PM 17,672 Views 6 Comments

The case was originally against the Minister of Public Expenditure, the State, BT, businessman Denis O’Brien, and former minister Michael Lowry TD.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 26 November, 2021

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
# Patrick Harte
# Patrick Harte

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago

Nov 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,507 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction

Nov 16th 2021, 11:17 AM 16,267 Views 0 Comments

The three judge Court of Appeal returned their ruling this morning.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 October, 2021

Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court

Oct 22nd 2021, 10:45 PM 22,845 Views 0 Comments

A four-year suspended sentence was handed down in May to Stephen O’Connor.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 11 October, 2021

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased

Oct 11th 2021, 5:51 PM 21,574 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Smith was told today he would spend three years behind bars for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Medical experts clash in FGM court appeal over cause of infant girl's injuries
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Medical experts clash in FGM court appeal over cause of infant girl's injuries

Oct 7th 2021, 8:30 PM 25,053 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s mother and father were found guilty of carrying out an act of FGM on their infant daughter.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Man found civilly liable for Omagh bombing to be extradited to Lithuania
# Smuggling Charges
# Smuggling Charges

Man found civilly liable for Omagh bombing to be extradited to Lithuania

Updated Jul 28th 2021, 12:15 PM 31,482 Views 0 Comments

Liam Campbell is suspected of international weapons smuggling in Lithuania.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled

Jul 21st 2021, 7:05 PM 40,980 Views 0 Comments

Leon Kelly tried to escape gardaí by swimming to Tyrone.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man

Jul 13th 2021, 7:46 PM 23,187 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal found today that the men were not guilty of murder in a case of joint enterprise.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Stockwell Six: 1970s convictions of three black men overturned by UK Court of Appeal
# Stockwell Six
# Stockwell Six

Stockwell Six: 1970s convictions of three black men overturned by UK Court of Appeal

Jul 6th 2021, 1:01 PM 15,216 Views 7 Comments

The trio, now in their late 60s, and three friends became known as the ‘Stockwell Six’.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 2 July, 2021

Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says
# Adrian Donohoe
# Adrian Donohoe

Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says

Jul 2nd 2021, 1:36 PM 23,655 Views 0 Comments

Brady (30) was found guilty of the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe last year.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal

May 26th 2021, 5:16 PM 12,308 Views 0 Comments

The sentence was reduced by 2 years. with Crosby now expected to serve 3 years and 6 months.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 24 May, 2021

Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal

May 24th 2021, 6:06 PM 37,844 Views 0 Comments

The victim was aged between six and 11 when the abuse occurred.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death

May 20th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,339 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 10 May, 2021

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted
# Brooklyn Colbert
# Brooklyn Colbert

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted

May 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 53,424 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Dillon murdered his 11-year-old nephew Brooklyn Colbert on 3 November, 2019.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland
# Upheld
# Upheld

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland

May 4th 2021, 3:08 PM 95,624 Views 1 Comment

Their father decided he would not return them to their mother over a masks requirement in French schools.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 30 April, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,808 Views 0 Comments

The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 15 March, 2021

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears
# Court
# Court

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears

Mar 15th 2021, 2:13 PM 26,978 Views 0 Comments

Brandon Power will come before the court again on 12 October.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,813 Views 13 Comments

A Court of Appeal ruling has considerably changed certain long-standing practices with regards to reports of child murders.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ban on naming child murder victims ‘absurd’, Dáil hears
# Court Ruling
# Court Ruling

Ban on naming child murder victims ‘absurd’, Dáil hears

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:28 PM 13,620 Views 0 Comments

A ruling last year led to a significant change in the reporting of child murder cases once someone is charged in relation to the offence.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

Jan 26th 2021, 5:27 PM 29,354 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 January, 2021

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears

Jan 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 21,554 Views 0 Comments

O’Hare was due to appeal his sentence but had been unable to consult with his legal team while in prison.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 54,900 Views 0 Comments

The appeal is against the court’s refusal to permit the two to bring their challenge and its award of costs of that hearing against them.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction

Jan 19th 2021, 2:09 PM 26,551 Views 10 Comments

The man, who can’t be named for legal reasons, had been convicted of offences for attacks on three women.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 11 December, 2020

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare dismisses lawyers ahead of appeal against seven-year sentence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare dismisses lawyers ahead of appeal against seven-year sentence

Dec 11th 2020, 1:09 PM 21,762 Views 0 Comments

O’Hare was jailed for falsely imprisoning a family in their home and for leading a “disturbingly violent” attack on another man.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?
# The Courts
# The Courts

Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?

Dec 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 36,688 Views 0 Comments

A recent Court of Appeal judgment has thrown into chaos certain court reporting practices.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Man acquitted of raping niece faces retrial after rare overturn order from court
# Courts
# Courts

Man acquitted of raping niece faces retrial after rare overturn order from court

Nov 26th 2020, 10:00 PM 41,030 Views 0 Comments

The 46-year-old man was found not guilty of rape and sexual assault earlier this year.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 23 November, 2020

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:03 PM 51,284 Views 0 Comments

Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.

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