The Court of Appeal has found that a man’s suspended  sentence  for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sister was ‘unduly lenient’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has found that a wholly suspended seven year sentence imposed on a man for(...)

Maurice Walsh: Denied several other claims by Ms Farrell including he went to her bedroom in a Dublin hotel. Photograph: Collins

(...) her in the toilets of Schull golf club sometime in summer 1998 while asking her wasn’t it a thrill to(...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted in July 2007 by a jury and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife at their home in the Naul, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on whether Joe O’Reilly can apply to have his conviction(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon said the court was satisfied the judge’s comments were not inappropriate or detrimental to Aaron McCarthy. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Court of Appeal and he was returned to prison.Mr Justice Alan Mahon said McCarthy had hailed a taxi to(...)

John Patterson was sentenced to eight years imprisonment and ordered to pay compensation from his Army pension

(...) sexually assaulting a young boy has had his jail term cut by the Court of Appeal.John Patterson (58), of(...)

An Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) mural is seen on the Shankill Road in Belfast in 2005. File Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Reuters

(...)of a huge body of redacted prosecution papers, a Belfast court has heard. Gary Haggarty’s lawyers(...)

Jim Mansfield jnr: lost his appeal against a €6.3 million judgment. Photograph: Collins

(...) understand what he was doing. The Court of Appeal this week upheld that view.That Mansfield jnr did not seek(...)

Aoife Quinn, daughter of  Seán Quinn: the Quinn family allege they are not liable for about €2.34 billion loans advanced by the former Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies

(...) fairness of criminal proceedings against former Anglo chairman Sean Fitzpatrick, due to open before a jury(...)

Blast 106: refusal of licence  extension would be disproportionately unfair result, appeal court rules.

(...) broadcasting. UK communications watchdog Ofcom went to the court of appeal after a judge ordered it to extend(...)

A man jailed for possessing a suitcase full of cannabis will find out next Tuesday whether his conviction will be quashed. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters.

(...).The Court of Appeal heard on Tuesday that Tuma had met two men and was bringing a suitcase, which was(...)