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 (...)