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Brother of the late Anthony O’Mahony, Seamus (centre) leaves the Central Criminal Court   after Michael Ferris was sentenced to five years for the killing of Anthony O’Mahony (73) in  Co Kerry. Photo: Laura Hutton/Collins.

Provocation, a defence which judges have repeatedly said requires significant reform, is used in a quarter of all murder trials. Ireland is unique am(...)

Two peat extraction firms have been refused permission to appeal a significant finding that their activities are no longer exempt development. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Two peat extraction firms have been refused permission to appeal a significant finding that their activities are no longer exempt development. The c(...)

Graham Dwyer’s legal team argued, and the High Court agreed, that the law providing for the retention of his phone data was  in breach of his rights.

Graham Dwyer received “limited” relief from the High Court on Thursday in his fight to overturn his conviction for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. That (...)

The man was in the an industrial school between 1962 and 1964

A man who was aged 12 when sent by a court to an industrial school for two years over stealing some food and a one crown coin from a neighbour’s house(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said the increase would help ensure “prompt and timely access to justice”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The number of ordinary judges on the Court of Appeal is to be increased from nine to 15 after the Government agreed to bring forward new legislation. (...)

Mr Justice John Hedigan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Court of Appeal judge Mr Justice John Hedigan has been appointed as chairman of the Irish Banking Culture Board (IBCB). The board is an initi(...)

Dana Rosemary Scallon’s sister and niece have taken separate High Court defamation actions against the singer and former presidential candidate. Photograph: The Irish Times

Dana Rosemary Scallon has won an appeal that means her sister and niece are required to put up security for legal costs should they lose a defamation (...)

Ex-Anglo Irish Bank executive Tiarnan O’Mahoney: successfully appealed his conviction in March 2016  for conspiring to conceal bank accounts from the Revenue Commissioners. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Ex-Anglo Irish Bank executive Tiarnan O’Mahoney is seeking legal costs in relation of his original trial for conspiring to conceal bank accounts from (...)

The Court of Appeal allowed the Minister’s appeal, set aside the payment order, and dismissed the cross-appeal.

The Minister for Agriculture has won his appeal over an order requiring him to pay €124,453, plus interest, to a farmer who had overstated the area of(...)

Jonathan Fitzgerald, South Claughan Road, Garryowen, Limerick, was jailed for life in 2011 after being convicted of the murder of Noel Crawford.

A Limerick man has lost his Supreme Court appeal against his conviction for the murder of a father of six on his 40th birthday in a case of mistaken i(...)

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