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Ricky Tomlinson  has  campaigned  to clear his name after being jailed during a strike in the 1970s. File photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The criminal convictions of the British actor Ricky Tomlinson, who starred in the TV comedy The Royle Family, are to be re-examined by UK appeal-court(...)

A file photograph of Martin ’the Viper’ Foley. Photograph: Collins.

The Dublin criminal Martin Foley, known as ‘the Viper’ must pay €738,449 in tax, interest and penalties after losing a Supreme Court appeal against a (...)

 Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Adelkhah Fariba believe they are being held as political hostages.  Photographs: Thomas Arrive/Sciences Po/AFP via Getty Images/Australian Department for Foreign Affairs and Trade/PA

A British-Iranian citizen imprisoned for four years has said she will go on hunger strike in solidarity with another dual national being held in Iran.(...)

A file image showing Celyn Eadon arriving at Swinford District Court where he was charged with the murder of his mother Noreen Kelly Eadon in 2011. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

A man has won his Supreme Court appeal over his conviction for the murder of his mother in a “frenzied knife attack”. The DPP will now decide whethe(...)

 Paul Anthony McDermott’s funeral was held in same church he   had married his wife Annick five years previously and where his sons  were baptised in the following years. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Barrister Paul Anthony McDermott was remebered as a “fantastic father” and a person with “a great sense of justice” during his funeral Mass in Dublin.(...)

“You don’t walk free from the Special Criminal Court” is a phrase repeated often by members of the Law Library.

The Special Criminal Court had a 94 per cent conviction rate at trial last year, but the rate could be reduced in future following the acquittal of tw(...)

The Court of Appeal  also found the High Court had erred in making a finding that the man’s  house was not reasonably fit for human habitation when that had not been pleaded.

A man who was awarded €105,000 by a High Court judge after he claimed he slipped on tiles on the front porch of his local authority home will have to (...)

Raymond McCord outside the Royal Courts of Justice in Belfast. Photograph: PA

The Court of Appeal in Belfast has dismissed an application that the UK government’s Brexit policy will damage the Northern Ireland peace process. Th(...)

Sexual offences  make up 18 per cent of the work of the Circuit and Central Criminal Courts, yet  make up 31 per cent of the cases  before the Court of Appeal since 2017. Photgraph: Collins Courts.

Almost one-third of cases heard by the Court of Appeal relate to sexual offences, the vast majority of which are unsuccessful, an analysis of judgment(...)

 Ted Cunningham pictured at the Four Courts on Wednesday  for the Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

Retired businessman Ted Cunningham has been refused an extension of time to appeal against the dismissal of his claim the State unlawfully seized £3m (...)

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