Michael Fingleton, former chief executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society, attending the Central Bank Inquiry, Black Hall Place, in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief executive Michael Fingleton has lost his appeal arguing he cannot lawfully be subject to a Central Ban(...)

Mr Justice Alan Mahon said the court was satisfied the trial judge properly exercised her discretion to admit contested  evidence in the trial.

A man jailed for 12 years for sexually abusing his step daughter has had his conviction upheld on appeal. The 55-year-old man, who cannot be named to(...)

Patrick Farrelly (26), from Stag Park, Mitchelstown, in Cork, had pleaded guilty to possessing €66,000 worth of drugs, mostly cannabis, for sale or supply.

A Cork man caught with approximately €70,000 worth of cannabis in the space of five months has had his two-year jail term increased following an appea(...)

One of two men caught “red handed” with loaded guns at “optimal readiness”, as well as a can of petrol, has had his 12-year prison sentence cut to 11 (...)

Des Richardson arriving at Dublin Castle to give evidence to the Mahon tribunal, in 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke

Businessman and former Fianna Fail fundraiser Des Richardson has won his appeal over the dismissal of his legal challenge to certain findings of the M(...)

The Court of Appeal will hear a case next week aimed at reversing a decision that buildings on Moore Street are a 1916 battlefield. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Court of Appeal will next week hear the State’s appeal against a High Court declaration that various buildings and sites on and around Moore Stree(...)

Red Flag Consulting, whose senior staff and principals have strong historical connections to the Tony O’Reilly era at Independent News and Media, deny Denis O’Brien’s assertions. Illustration: Thisisredflag.com

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s long-running case against Red Flag Consulting returns to the courts on Friday. The Court of Appeal is set to give judgmen(...)

The number of lay litigants reached a peak of 1,145 at the High Court in 2013. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Judges have tightened up rules around people representing themselves in court, following concerns that advisers without legal training are impeding co(...)

 Marta Herda, originally from Poland, was found guilty of the murder of Hungarian man Csaba Orsos after she drove her Volkswagen Passat into the water at South Quay, Arklow. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 30-year-old woman who drove a man who loved her into a deep harbour, where he drowned, has begun an appeal against her conviction. Marta Herda, of (...)

Ciarán Treacy, aged four, was killed in a collision with a car driven by drunk driver Finbarr O’Rourke. The Court of Appeal  set a new sentence of eight years for O’Rourke, with the final two suspended. Photograph: APX

Last November, when the Court of Appeal reduced the sentence of Seán Casey, convicted of dangerous driving causing death, it did not take up a sugges(...)

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