A file photograph of Anthony Lyons leaving the Court of Criminal Appeal. The DPP is arguing the sentence he received for a sexual assault was too lenient. Photograph: Collins

Businessman Anthony Lyons agreed to pay almost €200,000 compensation to a woman he violently sexually assaulted under a settlement of a civil action t(...)

Sudanese woman Mariam Yahya Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, has been re-arrested just a day after being released from prison. Photograph:   EPA/STR.

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity has been re-arrested just a day after being released (...)

A Sudanese court has ordered the release of a 27-year-old Mariam Yahya Ibrahim who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, the state news agency said. Photograph: EPA/STR.

A Sudanese court has ordered the release of a 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity, the(...)

 Anthony Lyons leaving the Court of Criminal Appeal today.  The DPP appealed the leniency of the sentence in which  Lyons (53) of Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, was sentenced to six years, with five and a half suspended for sexually assaulting a woman. Photograph: Collins

Businessman Anthony Lyons, who received a six-month custodial sentence for a violent sexual assault, will “never be forgotten” and will “always be not(...)

A Google  logo sits on display inside the Barcelona Growth Centre in Barcelona, Spain. Photograph: David Ramos/Bloomberg

A European court has ruled that Google must amend some of its search results at the request of members of the public when they show links to outdated,(...)

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(...)

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased.

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence incr(...)

Brian Meehan is seeking to  have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin (above) declared a miscarriage of justice.

The Court of Criminal Appeal has ruled that Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarri(...)

Bernard McGinn, an IRA sniper convicted of killing the last British soldier to die before the Good Friday peace agreement, has been found dead in Co Monaghan. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

Gardaí are investigating the death of a man who confessed to his part in the murder of the last British soldier to die before the Good Friday peace ag(...)

The company seeking to challenge Bus Éireann’s role as the sole operator of the €150 million a year school transport scheme confirmed yesterday it is taking its case to the Supreme Court

The company seeking to challenge Bus Éireann’s role as the sole operator of the €150 million a year school transport scheme confirmed yesterday it is (...)