Stefan Onofrei (35), Bremore, Castlegate, Balbriggan, had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to six sample counts of theft of job seeker’s benefit, job seeker’s allowance, supplementary welfare allowance, emergency means payment, rent property supplement allowance and family income supplement between January 9th, 2009 and February 10th, 2015. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man jailed for stealing €85,000 from the State by claiming social welfare under a false name 463 times has lost an appeal against the severity of th(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank company secretary Bernard Daly (left) and former chief operations officer Tiernan O’Mahoney. They  were jailed in July for conspiracy to falsify bank records and defraud the Revenue Commissioners, and are appealing their convictions and the length of their sentences. Photographs: Collins Courts/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal must assume the jury abided by the directions of the trial judge in the case against three former Anglo Irish Bank officials, the (...)

Tiarnan O’Mahoney was sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Patrick McCartan at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court in July, 2015. Photograph: Collins

Appeals against the convictions of two former Anglo Irish Bank officials have begun at the Court of Appeal in Dublin. Tiarnan O’Mahoney, former chief(...)

Intervention by European Court of Human Rights  “changed the landscape” of case, according to Remy Farrell SC

Plans to deport a man allegedly involved with Islamic State have been put on hold following a dramatic intervention by the European Court of Human Rig(...)

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has lost an appeal of his seven year sentence for inducing others to advance millions of euro to him for investment in bogus property deals. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Former businessman Breifne O’Brien has lost an appeal of his seven year sentence for inducing others to advance millions of euro to him for investment(...)

A man who lured two girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has had an appeal against his sentence dismissed.

A man who lured two girls away from a children’s birthday party and told them he would cut their parents’ throats before repeatedly raping them has ha(...)

Kevin Mulcahy (57), of Creggan, Lombardstown, Mallow, Co Cork, leaves the Court of Appeal in Dublin on Thursday. He  was granted bail pending an appeal against conviction and a sentence of two years. Mulcahy, a GP, had pleaded not  guilty to a single charge of indecently assaulting a girl  on December 23rd, 1989. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Cork GP jailed last month for indecently assaulting a 15-year-old girl 26 years ago has been granted bail pending an appeal. Kevin Mulcahy (57), of(...)

The court is to resentence Shaun Kelly (centre), whose dangerous driving caused the deaths of eight people in Donegal five years ago.

A man whose dangerous driving caused eight deaths has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment with the final four suspended following a finding by (...)

Gary Campion: jailed for murders  in Limerick of  Brian Fitzgerald  and  Frank Ryan. File Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Court

A two-time murderer given two life sentences in separate Central Criminal Court trials has had the second of his two convictions confirmed by(...)

 Kate Petford’s mother Jo Petford speaking to media outside court after Sean Casey received a four-year-jail term following a successful appeal at The Court of Appeal. Photograpgh: Collins Courts.

A Cork man who was four times over the limit when he crashed his car into a roundabout, killing a woman and paralysing her friend, has had his sentenc(...)