Tue, 30 Jun, 2020
Wed, 03 Jun, 2020
Court sittings throughout the country are to be “scaled back” starting on Friday with the District Court only hearing “urgent” matters and no new trials to begin in either the Circuit Criminal Court or the Central Criminal Court for the next two weeks.
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
The Supreme Court judgments set out the proper approach for trial judges to take in cases where an accused seeks to have a trial halted on grounds of alleged unfairness due to significant lapse of time.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
Prosecution counsel in the Mitchelstown murder trial told the jury there was ample evidence for a guilty verdict but the defence said the jury could not be satisfied beyond reasonable doubt as there was “doubt all over the place”.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2019
A North Kerry bachelor farmer convicted of the manslaughter of a 73-year-old neighbour by driving the pronged forks of an agricultural teleporter into his car in a row over a loud crow-banger had his five-year jail term replaced with a sentence of nine years in jail today.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019