A seven-year sentence imposed on a man who was four times over the limit when he crashed his car into a roundabout, killing a woman and paralysing her(...)

Stephen Cahoon (42) will face a third trial for the killing of Jean Teresa Quigley. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man whose conviction for murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend was quashed in March faces a third trial for her killing despite an appeal by his lawy(...)

A family member shows a photograph of  David Byrne on her  phone outside the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after Marcus Kirwan was found guilty of his murder. Photograph: Collins Courts

A teenager jailed for life two years ago, having lured another teen to his death by pretending to be a girl, has moved to appeal his conviction for mu(...)

Speaking on behalf of the Court of Appeal, Mr Justice George Birmingham said it seemed as though the sentencing judge was heavily influenced by the awful consequences of Declan O’Donnell’s driving rather than the actual driving itself. File photograph: Collins Courts

A 28-year-old teacher whose careless driving caused the death of a woman has had his 12-month prison sentence suspended on appeal on condition he unde(...)

A drug addict jailed for driving the wrong way up the M50 motorway and crashing into cars has avoided being given extra jail time following his own failed appeal against sentence

A drug addict jailed for driving the wrong way up the M50 motorway and crashing into cars has avoided being given extra jail time following his own fa(...)

Mr Justice Garrett Sheehan said the court would required a prison governor’s report, an updated probation report and details on a drug-treatment programme before moving to impose a new sentence

The ringleader behind an “appalling” attack in which a student was “frog-marched” to an ATM machine and told to withdraw money or his girlfriend would(...)

Paul Henry: acquitted of the murder of his mother by reason of insanity

A Roscommon man acquitted of murdering his mother by reason of insanity last year has successfully appealed his acquittal and now faces a retrial.Paul(...)

Evelyn Joel’s grave at St Mary’s cemetry in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. File Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Lawyers for a woman found guilty of unlawfully killing her mother by neglect have claimed that one of three judges assigned to hear her appeal may be (...)

A man who slashed the face of a 22-year-old man during a so-called ‘rampage’ must await a new sentence following a DPP appeal against his original prison term. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Limerick man who went on “a rampage” and slashed the face of a 22-year-old in an unprovoked attack must wait to receive a new sentence following an (...)

Waldemar Solowiow (48) was jailed for life for  the murder of Mary Ryan (37) at  his home on Sherrard Street Upper, Dublin 1, between May 18th and 19th, 2012.

A Polish man jailed for life for the murder of his girlfriend, whom he blamed for having him evicted from his flat, has asked the Court of Appeal for (...)