A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws was played at the wrong moment to his jury and seven words “slipped in” which prejudiced him.

A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a seven-year-old boy has appealed his conviction on grounds that a VHS tape of his garda interveiws w(...)

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(...)

The Court of Appeal has found that a man’s suspended  sentence  for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sister was ‘unduly lenient’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has found that a wholly suspended seven year sentence imposed on a man for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sis(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon said the court was satisfied the judge’s comments were not inappropriate or detrimental to Aaron McCarthy. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Dublin man who punched a taxi driver and stole his vehicle has been sent back to prison following an unsuccessful appeal against conviction.Aaron Mc(...)

John Patterson was sentenced to eight years imprisonment and ordered to pay compensation from his Army pension

A former soldier who was jailed and forced to pay compensation from his Irish Army pension for sexually assaulting a young boy has had his jail term c(...)

A man jailed for possessing a suitcase full of cannabis will find out next Tuesday whether his conviction will be quashed. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters.

A man jailed for possessing a suitcase full of cannabis will find out next Tuesday whether his conviction will be quashed.Remigijus Tuma (32), with an(...)

  Patrick Barry had been  found guilty by a jury of 59 counts of indecent assault and not guilty of  eight counts by direction of  Judge Gerald Keyes. He was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment with the final five suspended by Judge Keyes at Ennis Circuit Criminal Court on November 19th, 2014. File photograph  Getty Images/Comstock Images

An 80-year-old former primary school principal has appealed his conviction for indecently assaulting 11 women over three decades while they were pupil(...)

Ruth Barry (36), of Moy Elta Road, East Wall, Dublin 3, was found guilty by a jury of cutting the face and causing serious injury to Ms Bray on O’Connell Street on June 25th, 2010.

A woman who attacked award-winning journalist Jennifer Bray on O’Connell Street five years ago has had her appeal against conviction dismissed by the (...)

A man jailed for life for the murder Gareth Brosnan-Grant in Limerick seven years ago has lost an appeal against conviction.Greg Crawford (27), of St (...)

Garda  photo of  Niall Dorr (18)  who died after an assault in Dundalk, Co Louth  on  October 13th, 2010. Photograph: Garda/PA Wire

The man who killed 18-year-old Niall Dorr in a prolonged and vicious assault in Dundalk four years ago has had his prison sentence reduced by the Cour(...)