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Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
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Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal

May 26th 2021, 5:16 PM 12,163 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 24th 2021, 6:06 PM 37,764 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 20th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,298 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 53,173 Views 0 Comments

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

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland
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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 95,214 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,212 Views 0 Comments

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

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears
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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 26,777 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,795 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:28 PM 13,612 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.

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

Jan 26th 2021, 5:27 PM 28,931 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 20,426 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 54,754 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.

Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction
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Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction

Jan 19th 2021, 2:09 PM 26,461 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Dec 11th 2020, 1:09 PM 21,659 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.

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

Dec 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 35,999 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 26th 2020, 10:00 PM 40,897 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:03 PM 50,563 Views 0 Comments

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

Retired doctor who abused seven boys loses appeal against conviction
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Retired doctor who abused seven boys loses appeal against conviction

Nov 17th 2020, 2:07 PM 28,773 Views 0 Comments

The doctor was jailed for four years in February of last year.

Two who murdered man with screwdriver at Limerick house party fail to have convictions overturned
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Two who murdered man with screwdriver at Limerick house party fail to have convictions overturned

Nov 9th 2020, 4:02 PM 22,671 Views 6 Comments

The two were found guilty of the murder of Shane Murphy on 30 April, 2015.

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
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'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,873 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial
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Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial

Oct 14th 2020, 6:54 PM 11,911 Views 0 Comments

A court heard submissions on the second day of an appeal against the farmer’s conviction for murder.

'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears
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'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 1:36 PM 22,359 Views 0 Comments

Quirke was sentenced to life in prison last year for the murder of Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan.

'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
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'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs

Oct 10th 2020, 12:10 AM 25,357 Views 11 Comments

There has been no clarity from immigration authorities about when rules will be enforced.

Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript
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Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript

Oct 9th 2020, 2:04 PM 15,391 Views 0 Comments

Quirke was given a mandatory life sentence by Justice Eileen Creedon.

Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'
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Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'

Aug 18th 2020, 7:50 AM 31,419 Views 0 Comments

“I am satisfied that by any reasonable measure it cannot be viewed as proportionate,” Mr Justice Seamus Noonan said of the original award.

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
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Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,828 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence
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Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence

Aug 6th 2020, 2:56 PM 32,120 Views 0 Comments

The High Court previously found that the former school chaplain wrongfully abused her.

Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient
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Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:18 PM 26,588 Views 0 Comments

The 11-year sentence was to be reviewed after 5 years but the DPP argued that review was too soon.

Australian cricketer loses appeal to conviction for rape of sleeping woman
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Australian cricketer loses appeal to conviction for rape of sleeping woman

Jun 30th 2020, 11:20 AM 37,838 Views 31 Comments

Alex Hepburn, 24, was jailed for five years in April last year for the attack.

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian
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Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian

Jun 26th 2020, 11:00 PM 38,173 Views 34 Comments

The DPP had appealed the ‘undue leniency’ of Eimear White’s sentence.

Northern Irish man loses latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition to UK
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Northern Irish man loses latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition to UK

Jun 12th 2020, 5:30 PM 9,111 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Ronald Harrison is wanted by Essex police to face 39 counts of manslaughter.

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner
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Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner

Apr 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 52,285 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of two counts of rape following a three-week trial in 2017.

Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping
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Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping

Apr 20th 2020, 3:28 PM 19,062 Views 6 Comments

The court said that it was not persuaded of the merit of any of the grounds of appeal advanced by the gang.

Boy B given April date to appeal conviction for murdering Ana Kriegel
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Boy B given April date to appeal conviction for murdering Ana Kriegel

Jan 17th 2020, 12:15 PM 21,032 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old was sentenced to a term of 15 years.

Martin 'the Viper' Foley loses court appeal over €738,000 tax bill
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Martin 'the Viper' Foley loses court appeal over €738,000 tax bill

Nov 20th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,532 Views 0 Comments

The Criminal Assets Bureau welcomed today’s judgement.

World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court
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World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court

Nov 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 16,295 Views 0 Comments

Ed Bridges says his face was scanned while doing Christmas shopping in 2017 and at a protest in 2018.

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned
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'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned

Nov 14th 2019, 5:55 PM 19,032 Views 8 Comments

Last May’s High Court decision caused controversy and massive uncertainty.

Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence
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Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence

Oct 18th 2019, 4:47 PM 15,633 Views 0 Comments

Paul Flaherty (30) was found guilty by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last December.

Fast-track hearing for appeal of landmark citizenship case which created legal limbo for thousands
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Fast-track hearing for appeal of landmark citizenship case which created legal limbo for thousands

Updated Oct 8th 2019, 7:03 PM 24,024 Views 0 Comments

Citizenship ceremonies previously scheduled for September and December 2019 have been “postponed pending further notice”

Ireland’s top judge warns new judicial bill has to be ‘robust’
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Ireland’s top judge warns new judicial bill has to be ‘robust’

Oct 3rd 2019, 6:53 PM 10,786 Views 8 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said that while he wants to see the Judicial Council established by the end of the year, there should also be no shortcuts.

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