Stephen Cahoon (42), with a last address at Harvey Street, Derry, Northern Ireland, had admitted strangling mother-of-four Jean Teresa Quigley (30), who was 10 weeks pregnant at the time, on July 26th, 2008, but denied it was murder. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for life for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend has had his conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal.Stephen Cahoon (42), with a l(...)

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 for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of ju(...)

Stephen Cahoon outside the Central Criminal Court. Photographh: Collins Courts

A man who murdered his pregnant ex-girlfriend must wait to hear whether his appeal against conviction has been successful.Stephen Cahoon (42), with a (...)

John English leaving the Court of Appeal, where he successfully appealed against the activation of an entire five-year suspended period. Photograph:  Court Collins.

A rapist described as a “serious threat to the women of Cork” has been released from prison following a successful appeal against the activation of hi(...)

Two teenagers were sentenced to three years in prison with the final 18 months suspended at the Central Criminal Court sitting in Galway yesterday. Photograph: Google Street View

Video footage recorded on a mobile phone by the friend of two 17- year-old youths, who gave a 15-year-old schoolgirl neat vodka before one of them had(...)

Judges Mary Irvine and George Birmingham who were appointed as judges to the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nine senior judges have been appointed or promoted in the biggest overhaul of the superior court system in four decades.The Government yesterday anno(...)

Samir Mansour at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin last week. Photograph: Collins.

A Westmeath chef who raped a young woman after inviting her back to his apartment for a party has been given a seven year sentence.Samir Mansour (48) (...)

Collect image of eight-year-old Anthony Ward, who was found dead in his bedroom at his home in Charleville, Co Cork

A Cork woman who pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her eight-year-old son has been given a seven-year suspended sentence.Diane Ward (44) of Harri(...)

Wesley Kelly arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court where  he was jailed for six and a half years for the manslaughter of Thomas Heinrich in  Rialto in Dublin’s south inner city in December 2012. Photograph: Collins

A Dublin man has been sentenced to eight years, with the final year and a half suspended, for the manslaughter of a German student in 2012.Another Dub(...)

Mr Justice Barry White said this was a case where the appropriate verdict was one of not guilty by insanity

A Wexford woman has been found not guilty by reason of insanity for the murder of her partner at their home in 2012.Caroline Roche (52), from Ballyedm(...)