A woman serving life for murder has had her conviction quashed after the Court of Appeal found her jury should have been allowed consider whether she had been provoked by her late partner before killing him.
Wed, 20 Jun, 2018
Dr Margot Bolster, the Assistant State Pathologist, gave evidence that the cause of death was mechanical asphyxia, associated positional asphyxia and hypoxia or lack of oxygen due to being trapped inside the chute.
Tue, 20 Feb, 2018
A retired priest jailed for indecently assaulting a schoolboy in the 1970s has had his conviction quashed over a trial judge's decision not to warn the jury about the dangers of convicting in the absence of corroboration.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
A woman jailed for stealing more than €270,000 from a firm of solicitors she worked for has lost an appeal against sentence, with the Court of Appeal viewing her 18-month jail term as “lenient”.
Tue, 09 May, 2017