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A €65,000 damages award made to a girl who was injured when she fell at a skating rink and another person inadvertently skated over the back of her hand has been upheld by the Court of Appeal. Image: iStock.

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has upheld a €65,000 damages award made to a girl who was injured when she fell at a skating rink and another person inadver(...)

The court made an order for the costs of the appeal in favour of RCL and Panther Associates.

A woman who lost a High Court case and an appeal over an accident on a thrill ride during a holiday will have to pay the costs of the appeal, the Cour(...)

The scene of the crime on December 24th, 2017, at  Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, where  Stephanie Ng was assaulted. File photograph: Dave Meehan

In recent years the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has shown an increasing tendency to appeal sentences it considers too soft – b(...)

Mr Justice Birmingham said the court had been persuaded that the failure to further reduce the sentence below 12 months was an error.

A Wexford commerce student jailed for careless driving causing serious bodily harm to a woman walking her dogs on a country road has had her sentence (...)

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(...)

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