The Court of Appeal will not review Wayne Dundon’s prison sentence for making threats to kill and intimidating witnesses

The Court of Appeal will not review Wayne Dundon’s prison sentence for making threats to kill and intimidating witnesses despite an appeal by prosecut(...)

Heavy security  outside the Special Criminal Court in Dublin for the arrival of  Nathan Killeen in   February  2013. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Convicted murderer Nathan Killeen has launched a High Court challenge against a decision of the prison authorities to place him in solitary confinemen(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy is awaiting trial next October for tax offences dating back to 1996. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Special Criminal Court this week fixed a trial date for April 2017, exactly two years from now, and the first available date for a trial in the no(...)

Steve Collins and his son Steve Jnr pictured at the inquest of Roy Collins today in Limerick Courthouse. Photograph: Brian Arthur/ Press 22

The father of murdered Limerick businessman Roy Collins said he hoped his family’s fight for justice would provoke others into giving evidence against(...)

Photograph: Jeffrey Coolidge/Imagebank/Getty

When Steve Collins stepped into the sunshine surrounded by his family outside the Court of Criminal Justice in Dublin in July he looked relieved bu(...)

Eight people are escorted from the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in 2013: the Act permitting the avoidance of a jury trial has been criticised by civil liberties groups. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Special Criminal Court has yet to hear a single case under legislation introduced five years ago to use the non-jury court to deal with organised (...)

Steve Collins, his wife Carmel and family leave the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

There were emotional scenes outside the Courts of Criminal Justice this week as the Collins family stood united following the conviction of Wayne Dund(...)

Steve Collins, with his family including his wife Carmel, son Steve jnr and daughter Leanne,  outside the Special Criminal Court in Dublin.  Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Arguably the most dangerous criminal in the history of the Irish underworld, Wayne Dundon headed the McCarthy-Dundon murder machine that thought it wa(...)

Steve Collins,  father of murdered Limerick man Roy Collins, has said the “10-year nightmare” experienced by his family is now over following the conviction of Wayne Dundon (36) and Nathan Killeen (24) for the murder. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The father of murdered Limerick man Roy Collins has said the “10-year nightmare”experienced by his family is now over. Speaking outside the Criminal C(...)

Steve Collins, with his family including his wife Carmel (right), son Steve Jnr and daughter Leanne, speaking to media on the murder of his son Roy Collins, outside the courts this afternoon. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Special Criminal Court has found two men guilty of the murder of Limerick businessman Roy Collins over five years ago. Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley,(...)