A three-judge Court of Criminal Appeal, comprising Mr Justice Frank Clarke, presiding, and sitting with Mr Justice Michael Moriarty and Mr Justice Michael White, yesterday dismissed Edward Piotrowski’s  appeal against conviction.

A man has lost his appeal against his conviction for the rape and sexual assault of a woman.Edward Piotrowski (48), told his victim during the two-and(...)

 Mr Justice William McKechnie rejected arguments put forward at the Court of Criminal Appeal for continuing bail.

A Dublin teenager, whose six-year prison sentence for attempted murder was deferred last month, will go to jail tomorrow following a failed app(...)

A file photograph of Independent TD Michael Lowry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A judgment for €650,000, plus costs, which was granted last year against Tipperary North TD Michael Lowry has been vacated on consent at the Hi(...)

Financial Services Ombudsman Bill Prafiska: the views taken by some of the Irish courts had “absolutely no international backing”. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Financial Services Ombudsman has criticised “incoherence” in High Court decisions and called for “consistent” rulings in cases dealing with review(...)

Michael Lowry has been told he will be awarded only a third of his costs by the tribunal

The Moriarty tribunal will not be asking any witness that appeared before it to contribute towards the tribunal’s own costs, its chairman, Mr Justice (...)

Denis O Brien: The judge says he is going to refuse some people their costs on the grounds that they have been found, without doubt, to have been involved in the deliberate falsification of evidence, but that otherwise he will be granting people their costs.

The ruling on how Mr Justice Michael Moriarty will approach costs, issued last week and seen by The Irish Times, looks good from the point of view of (...)

Moriarty tribunal: frequently stormy inquiry. Photograph: David Sleator

The 1995 mobile phone licence competition, won by Denis O’Brien’s Esat Digifone, was the most valuable commercial competition run by the State to date(...)

Dr Rani Hithavachani claims the couple had arranged for her to be committed to Letterkenny hospital (above) where she remained until “rescued” by friends in early 2003. However, Michael and Francis Forde contend her action is an attempt to frustrate a judgment  of €37,000 obtained against her at Donegal Circuit Court in 2003.

A retired consultant doctor who claims she is the victim of an alleged fraud will be destitute if her home is repossessed to meet a judgment order aga(...)

Mr Justice Moriarty ruled there was no error of law or breach of fair procedures in how the Circuit Court decided the matter

A five-year-old boy may get his Four in One and MMR vaccinations against his mother’s wishes following a decision of the High Court yesterday. (...)