Dwyer has been considered by the Garda as a suspect for the 1999 stabbing murder of Raonaid Murray (17) in Glenageary, south Dublin

(...) an appeal.He will have 21 days from the date of his sentencing on April 28th to lodge an appeal(...)

Graham Dwyer: Convicted of the murder of Elaine O Hara. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) lost may be assuaged by hope: hope of success in court; of visits from solicitors and family members(...)

Key cases in brief

(...) (Court of Criminal Appeal, McKechnie J, November 27th, 2014) Court of Criminal Appeal dismisses appeal of(...)

Members of the Garda investigations team leaving court after a jury found Graham Dwyer guilty of the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

(...) the Central Criminal Court and faces a mandatory life sentence.Dwyer (42) killed Ms O’Hara at Killakee(...)

Amanda Knox has been acquitted of murder by a top Italian court. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters 1:42

An Italian court has overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder(...)

A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws was played at the wrong moment to his jury and seven words “slipped in” which prejudiced him.

(...), pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four counts of sexual assault, three counts of oral(...)

A man who had been given a wholly suspended seven-year sentence for rape and indecent assault  has been sentenced to three years  following an appeal

Central Criminal Court to two counts of rape and two counts of indecent assault committed against the(...)

The year-long inquiry was prompted by the collapse in the prosecution of John Downey for the 1982 Hyde Park bombing. Downey was one of the recipients of the ‘on the run’ letters. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images.

(...),” it said.In 2013, the Central Criminal Court in the Old Bailey ruled that Downey’s prosecution could(...)

Alan Kilmartin (35), of Davitt Terrace, Cloughleigh, Ennis, Co Clare, pleaded guilty at Ennis Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to a woman at Acha Bhaile, Lahinch Road, Ennis on March 2nd, 2012.

(...) to two years in in prison following a finding by the Court of Appeal that his wholly suspended three(...)

Court dismisses an appeal from the High Court and affirms the refusal to restrain the criminal trial of(...)