Brian Meehan (47), from Crumlin, is serving a life sentence having being convicted in 1999 of the murder of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

A Dublin man’s attempt to have his conviction for murdering journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage of justice has been dismissed by the Cou(...)

Independent TD for Tipperary, Michael Lowry (60) of Glenreigh, Holycross, Co Tipperary, leaves the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday  after receiving a date for his trial to go ahead in March 2017. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Independent TD Michael Lowry has withdrawn an appeal against the High Court’s refusal to stop his trial for tax offences. Mr Lowry (60), of Glenreigh(...)

Wayne Dundon: Found guilty by the Special Criminal Court in 2012 of threatening Alice Collins that he would kill or cause serious harm to her sons Gareth Collins and Jimmy Collins

Lawyers for Wayne Dundon have told the Court of Appeal that he is “entitled to justice just as anybody would be”, in their efforts to expand the groun(...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison in 2007. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Joe O’Reilly is to seek permission from the Supreme Court to appeal an unsuccessful attempt to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice. (...)

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

A couple whose convictions for killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect were overturned earlier this month, will not face a retrial. Evelyn Joel’(...)

 Magnus Meyer Hustveit (25), arrives at the Court of Appeal in Dublin this morning.  Today he was jailed for 15 months. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Norwegian man who was given a wholly suspended sentence for raping his girlfriend multiple times while she slept has been resentenced to 15 months (...)

Eleanor Joel and Jonathan Costen, who had their conviction for the unlawful killing of Evelyn Joel by neglect overturned. Photograph: Collins Courts

A decade after the events occurred, a Court of Appeal judge has delivered a harsh criticism of the actions, or inaction, of HSE and other public servi(...)

Tony Walsh: currently serving a 16-year sentence  for the rape and abuse of three school boys.  Photograph:  Collins Courts

Former priest and serial child abuser has been granted an extension of time to file an appeal against his latest conviction. Tony Walsh, who was know(...)

Eleanor Joel (right) and her partner Jonathan Costen, with last addresses at Cluain Dara, Enniscorthy, have had their convictions for  killing  59-year-old MS sufferer Evelyn Joel by neglect  quashed by the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A couple convicted of killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect have had their convictions quashed by the Court of Appeal. Evelyn Joel’s daughter,(...)

A man jailed for 15 years for the rape and sexual assault of a woman whose child he abducted in the same incident has lost an appeal taken against the State after it emerged his solicitors’ calls were recorded while he was in prison. Photograph:Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

A man jailed for 15 years for the rape and sexual assault of a woman whose child he abducted in the same incident has lost an appeal taken against th(...)