Brian Meehan  of Stanaway Road in Kimmage, Dublin 12  who is seeking to  quash his 1999 conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin on the basis of new evidence. Photograph: Collins

A man jailed for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin will seek to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice in November. Brian Meehan(...)

Brian Meehan: appealing against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. File Photograph:  Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Lawyers for the State have been told to prepare a “substantive response” in the lead up to Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of(...)

Brian Meehan being brought to court in 2006 for his appeal against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

A date for Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage of justice will be fixed next(...)

Brian Meehan is seeking to  have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin (above) declared a miscarriage of justice.

The Court of Criminal Appeal has ruled that Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarri(...)

John Gilligan released from Portlaoise Prison this morning. Photograph: Alan Betson/The  Irish Times

The convicted drug dealer John Gilligan has been released from prison this morning having spent almost 17 years in jail, most of it serving a 20-year (...)

John Gilligan: Acquitted of the murder of Veronica Guerin. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

When John Gilligan takes his first steps of freedom this morning, he will be re-entering a society where the criminal underworld is very different to (...)