Alan Kilmartin (35), of Davitt Terrace, Cloughleigh, Ennis, Co Clare, pleaded guilty at Ennis Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to a woman at Acha Bhaile, Lahinch Road, Ennis on March 2nd, 2012.

A security guard of a ghost estate, who attacked a woman unprovoked in her home, has been sentenced to two years in in prison following a finding by t(...)

Two cousins have moved to appeal against their convictions for a double murder in Limerick four years ago.Patrick O’Brien (35), of Glanntan, Golf Link(...)

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The Court of Appeal granted a six-day reprieve to solicitor Brian O’Donnell on a High Court order requiring him and his wife to vacate a mansion in th(...)

Stephen Cahoon (42), with a last address at Harvey Street, Derry, Northern Ireland, had admitted strangling mother-of-four Jean Teresa Quigley (30), who was 10 weeks pregnant at the time, on July 26th, 2008, but denied it was murder. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for life for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend has had his conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal.Stephen Cahoon (42), with a l(...)

The Court of Appeal has found that a man’s suspended  sentence  for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sister was ‘unduly lenient’. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has found that a wholly suspended seven year sentence imposed on a man for raping and indecently assaulting his wife’s teenage sis(...)

Brian Meehan: appealing against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. File Photograph:  Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Lawyers for the State have been told to prepare a “substantive response” in the lead up to Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of(...)

Pat Barry was arrested at  a Republican Sinn Féin commemoration in Bodenstown, Co Kildare. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A man arrested at a Republican Sinn Féin commemoration who went on to assault a detective garda and “took a hold” of his pistol has lost an appeal aga(...)

Fred Forsey Jnr, (43) of Coolagh Road, Abbeyside, Dungarvan, Co Waterford at Dublin Circuit Court Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Fine Gael Councillor Fred Forsey Jnr has been given a date in May to appeal his conviction and prison sentence for receiving corrupt payments f(...)

Talos Capital is entitled to judgment for €2.4 million against two of the main shareholders in Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic, a judge has ruled. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A judge has ruled Talos Capital is entitled to judgment for €2.4 million against two of the main shareholders in Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic. However, M(...)

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(...)