The District Court imposed a  60-day sentence on a man in October 2014 after he failed to pay €30 per week to his former partner in maintenance and where arrears of around €5,600 had built up over  three years. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Court for further consideration. She found the rules relating to criminal cases, on the right to appeal(...)

Solicitor, David Christie (left) leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court with former solicitor Thomas Byrne in November 2013.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

(...). She said her decision was going to have to be considered by the appeal court so guidelines can be laid(...)

Eugene Maher, a father of two, was knocked off his bike while cycling in the Clontarf area on June 30th, 2015. Photograph via Twitter

(...) car, launched a public appeal for witnesses, and in July questioned a male who was then released(...)

A former priest in the Diocese of Cloyne has lost his second and final appeal against dismissal from the priesthood. Photograph: EPA

(...) twice tried at Cork Circuit Criminal Court on counts of sexually abusing teenage girls in north Cork in(...)

Record: former deputy chairman of Kenmare Resources Donal Kinsella leaving court with his wife Joan after he was awarded €10 million in damages in a defamation case at the High Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

Cork hospital. Publican Frank Shortt got €1.9 million from the Court of Criminal Appeal for what(...)

The Scales of Justice on the roof of the Four Courts  in Dublin
Judgments: Key cases in brief

Court of Appeal dismisses an appeal from the Central Criminal Court and affirms a murder conviction(...)

Poland’s prime minister Beata Szydlo and PiS party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski: the new conservative government has taken control of the  country’s top court and secret services. Photograph:  Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images

(...) court. Journalists and artists, meanwhile, have accused the new Law and Justice (PiS) government of(...)

A man who interrupted his ex-wife’s wedding to her new partner has been prohibited by the Supreme Court from bringing any more legal actions over family law issues unless he has permission of a court. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

Court, as a result of his appeal to the Supreme Court and he was appealing the divorce decree. Mr(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm: his bankruptcy appeal is now lost, and one argument supporting his continued detention, pending his extradition hearing, has been strengthened with a second damning rule from a US judge.

(...) bankruptcy court, let alone either an error of law or a clearly erroneous finding of fact.” So Judge Frank(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm and his wife Lorraine Drumm. File photograph: Josh Reynolds/The Irish Times

A US court has rejected an appeal by former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm against(...)