A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 26 Mar, 2020
A majority Supreme Court has decided to refer key issues in convicted murderer Graham Dwyer’s mobile phone data retention case to the EU Court of Justice.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
The creche owner, who cannot be named for legal reasons, gave evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court trial of the 29-year-old man today.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2020
A North Carolina Court of Appeal ruled yesterday that Molly and Tom Martens are entitled to a new trial following an appeal of their convictions for the second-degree murder of Jason Corbett.
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
Politicians have been talking tough about crime. Some progressive measures have been promised but none that will win a great number of votes writes
Wed, 05 Feb, 2020
A number of media organisations have lost their appeal over an order preventing identification of a man who admitted sexual assault and attempted defilement of a child when he was aged 16 and she was 15.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
Declan Jackson, director of Government Affairs with Insurance Ireland said that the judge’s comments don't tally with the industry’s understanding of information published by the Court Service
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019
Garda security services have seized almost 160kg of explosives and arrested more than 90 people in operations targeting dissident republicans in the last four years.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
The man already has convictions for rape from Poland and has served a three-year prison sentence for threat to kill following an Irish conviction in 2013.
Mon, 07 Oct, 2019
If that famous Victorian musical pairing, Gilbert and Sullivan, were alive today, they would probably be tempted to put the Brexit shenanigans to music.
Thu, 26 Sep, 2019
A High Court judge in the UK has given troubled travel firm Thomas Cook the green light to proceed with the next stage of a planned rescue deal.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
A judge excluded the public from a courtroom at the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee today because the details in a child pornography case were so "gross".
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
A mother has described to a murder trial the moment her partner was shot dead outside her home seconds after she had taken their five-week-old daughter inside.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of Azzam Raguragui in a south Dublin park earlier this month.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
The current family law system is “broken” and failing the most vulnerable people in Irish society, a conference has heard.
Tue, 28 May, 2019
Three Supreme Court judges will meet next week to consider whether to hear a "leapfrog" appeal by the State against an important ruling in favour of convicted murderer Graham Dwyer.
Fri, 24 May, 2019
A man jailed for online sexual exploitation and defilement of a 13-year-old girl, when he was aged 19, has had his six-and-a-half year prison sentence cut on appeal.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
The trial of a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him in the chest has heard that a garda found the deceased lying on his back with blood around his left armpit when he arrived at the scene.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
But his mother, distressed in court, told Judge James McNulty: "I don't want him to give up the drink, I just want him to stop being cruel to me."
Tue, 16 Apr, 2019
A Dublin man who was arrested with a loaded gun in Dublin’s north inner city was “an important and trusted member” of an organised crime gang, the non-jury Special Criminal Court has heard.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
Two women who got refugee status here and later became Irish citizens have lost significant test actions over whether they are entitled to enhanced family reunification rights under the Refugee Act.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin, has pleaded not guilty to 13 charges of indecently assaulting seven boys allegedly committed during medical examinations at Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth and at two private clinics in Drogheda.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2019
A 27-year-old man has been charged in the North after a serious assault in Derry.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018
The State and Referendum Commission are entitled to their legal costs, estimated at more than €200,000, of successfully opposing two separate bids to challenge the abortion referendum result, the President of the High Court has ruled.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2018
The Court of Appeal has upheld a decision allowing the State deport to Jordan in 2016 a man allegedly involved with Islamic terrorists.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
A Garda informer can use sensitive material obtained in proceedings pending before the High Court in his legal battle to prevent his extradition from the UK to France.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
The President of the High Court has approved arrangements governing access to documents to be used for an application by the State’s corporate watchdog for appointment of inspectors to Independent News and Media plc.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
This Carrigtwohill home has multiple attractions, to both investors and couples looking for a house in thriving East Cork, writes.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2018
A murder accused is alleged to have fatally stabbed a Dublin man with a garden shears outside his mobile home at a Finglas halting site, prosecutors have told a trial jury.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
A Circuit Court judge warned yesterday of additional stress and costs for litigants and witnesses in court cases arising out of the failure to replace judicial assistants.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
They were aware of his daily routine and told him “we're watching you all the time”, the court heard.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
Some €1.6m has been earmarked for the refurbishment of a historic house in Cork, on the site of one of Ireland’s top free visitor attractions.
Wed, 10 Jan, 2018
Pakistan's supreme court has exonerated a man convicted of blasphemy after he served nine years of a life sentence in prison.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
A Luas passenger who choked on a Mars Bar and later died had a ‘heart of gold’ according to his family. David O’Reilly (49) of Kingscourt, Co Cavan stepped off the Luas at Abbey Street and collapsed on October 29 2015.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
The trial of a man charged with murdering a father-of-one in north Dublin has heard that the deceased suffered 30 knife injuries, six of which were deep and fatal.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
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Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
An American medical professor, who was due to appear before the committee on the Eighth Amendment, has branded it a "kangaroo court".
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
A homeless mother who successfully fought an attempt to take her newborn baby into care is entitled to her legal costs after her lawyers had to work for her for free because the State's legal aid system had reached its quota in the month she applied.
Fri, 20 Oct, 2017
Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen have had their convictions for the murder of innocent businessman Roy Collins in Limerick upheld by the Court of Appeal.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
A Westmeath man has been handed a life sentence for murdering the mother of his children, who have said they will never forgive him.
Fri, 13 Oct, 2017
A teenage girl with severe anorexia who is still being tube-fed 10 months after being moved to a specialist eating disorder unit in the UK has written directly to the President of the High Court appealing to be let return home to Ireland for a visit.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
A man with cystic fibrosis has appeared in court in Dublin charged with the possession of a gun, ammunition and a stolen motorbike.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2017
A 26-year-old Dublin man will face trial at the three-judge, non-jury Special Criminal Court for the murder of Noel Kirwan,
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017