Former solicitor Thomas Byrne, whose legal team applied successfully yesterday to Judge Patrick McCartan for an additional day’s legal aid to cover a hearing in the High Court last October. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Former solicitor Thomas Byrne has appeared in court for a legal aid applica- tion in connection with his trial for stealing €52 million from ba(...)

Former solicitor Thomas Byrne (47) arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today  to give evidence in his own trial. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Former solicitor Thomas Byrne feared he was “going to be killed” in the days before his Dublin practice was closed down in 2007.Giving evidence at his(...)