Melanie McCarthy McNamara

The Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court decision that the detention of convicted murderer Daniel McDonnell in solitary confinement for a year (...)

Christopher Wiggins

A British citizen who was found on a boat carrying more than €400 million worth of cocaine off the Irish coast has lost an appeal against conviction. (...)

Eric Stanton,  who died  in Glanmire, Co Cork. Photograph: Provision

A coroner is to write to a local authority to ask them to erect warning signs at the confluence of two rivers where a 15-year-old died earlier this ye(...)

President of the Court of Appeal Mr Justice Seán Ryan, who sat with Mr Justice Gerard Hogan and Mr Justice Alan Mahon, said the court would reserve judgment to a date “as soon as possible”. File photograph: Collins Courts

A British citizen who was found on board a boat holding more than €400 million worth of cocaine off the Irish coast has moved to appeal his conviction(...)

Joe O’Reilly arriving at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin, in 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Joe O’Reilly’s bid to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of justice has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal prior to (...)

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

Lawyers for a woman found guilty of unlawfully killing her mother by neglect have claimed that one of three judges assigned to hear her appeal may be (...)

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of Richard Higgins (45) who was given a mandatory life sentence after having been found guilty of  murdering his neighbour outside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment in the case of a man jailed for life for murdering his neighbour outside his home.Richard Higgins (45), of N(...)

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(...)