The former head of the country’s biggest fruit and vegetable company must wait to learn if his appeal against his six-year sentence for failing to pay import tax on garlic has been successful after the Court of Criminal Appeal reserved judgment.
Tue, 04 Dec, 2012
A father-of-four who received a wholly suspended sentence after stabbing one man and violently attacking six others in two "extreme" unprovoked attacks has been jailed for three years following a successful appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2012
A Cork teenager who appealed against the severity of his six-year sentence for stabbing his uncle to death on the basis that there had been a breach of the separation of powers has seen his bid dismissed at the Court of Criminal Appeal.
Mon, 24 Oct, 2011
The Supreme Court has today granted businessman Jim Kennedy's a stay pending the determination by the Supreme Court of his appeal against the High Court's refusal to stop his trial for allegedly making corrupt payments in relation to the rezoning of lands in Co Dublin.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2011
The Court of Criminal Appeal today heard that the jury who convicted a Dublin man of the double murder of two Polish mechanics arrived at their verdict appropriately, having been given fair and balanced directions by the trial judge.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2011
A SEVEN-judge Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that property investor Paddy McKillen is entitled to an opportunity to make representations to NAMA before the “bad bank” can decide whether or not to acquire €2.1 billion loans of his companies.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
The Court of Criminal Appeal has today reserved judgment in the application of a Dublin man for leave to appeal against his conviction for killing a taxi driver by stabbing him more than 40 times in full view of his girlfriend and young son.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010