Prosecutors have asked the Court of Appeal to review a judge’s ruling on evidence related to mobile phone masts, claiming that it will present ongoing difficulties in criminal trials. File photograph: Ugri Touko Tapani Hujanen/The New York Times

Prosecutors have asked the Court of Appeal to review a judge’s ruling on evidence related to mobile phone masts, claiming that it will present ongoing(...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

Outgoing President of the High Court Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns (right): he retires later this month after six years in the post.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A former Fine Gael minister of state and a former chairman of the Referendum Commission are believed to be among the main contenders for appointment(...)

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(...)

Brian Meehan (47), from Crumlin, is serving a life sentence having being convicted by the Special Criminal Court in  1999 of the murder of Veronica  Guerin in June 1996. He was also jailed on drugs and firearms charges. File photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for murdering journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage(...)

Brian Meehan: has applied to quash his 1999 murder conviction on the basis of alleged new or newly discovered facts.  File Photograph:  Collins

A man jailed for life for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin has moved to have his conviction declared a miscarriage of justice. Brian Meehan (4(...)