A man jailed for raping a woman in Cork four years ago has failed to have his conviction declared perverse.George Arundel (27), of Shannonlawn, Mayfie(...)

 Patrick O’Brien who was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting his daughter Fiona Doyle over a nine-year period. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick O’Brien has been sentenced to 12 years in prison with the final three suspended for raping his daughter Fiona Doyle following a finding by the(...)

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(...)

John Prenderville (49) of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to sexually assaulting a boy in Co Kerry.   Photograph: Collins Courts.

A convicted sex offender will be sentenced next week for molesting a 14-year-old boy in a Kerry town over two years ago.John Prenderville (49) of no f(...)

Karl Donohoe:  pleaded guilty to the manslaughter  of Ray Bates in Dublin   on September 26th, 2010. File Photograph: Collins Courts

A motorist who killed another in a “road rage homicide” has had his prison sentence reduced by the Court of Appeal.Karl Donohoe (33), of Fisherman’s W(...)

 Patrick O’Brien: convicted of raping and sexually assaulting his daughter Fiona Doyle, outside the Criminal Courts of Justice in January 2013. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Patrick O’Brien, who was jailed for raping his daughter Fiona Doyle, cannot be treated as a person for whom a prison sentence would be impossible to t(...)

Patrick O’Brien had pleaded guilty to 16 charges of rape and indecent assault at Mackintosh Park, Pottery Road in Dun Laoighaire from 1973 to 1982. Photograph: Alan Betson

The prison sentence imposed on the father of abuse victim Fiona Doyle was “unduly lenient” the Court of Appeal has found.Patrick O’Brien (75) had plea(...)

A date has been set for the trial of seven people charged with murdering 20-year-old Dale Creighton in Tallaght on New Year’s Day. An eighth person wi(...)

A date has been set for the trial of a 41-year-old woman charged with murdering her former partner in his South Dublin home.Mercy Peters, originally f(...)

A Clare man who sexually assaulted his younger cousin over a three year period and raped her has had his six year jail term reduced to four by the Court of Appeal. File photograph: Reuters

A Clare man who sexually assaulted his younger cousin over a three year period and raped her has had his six year jail term reduced to four by the Cou(...)