Enthusiasm for training is evident across the judiciary, with more than 70 per cent expressing a desire for it. Photograph: Frank Miller

When John O’Connor became a judge, first of the District Court, later the Circuit Court, there were no training courses available, bar an informal “sh(...)

Campbell had argued he could not be surrendered as the Lithuanian authorities had not made a decision to actually try him. However, the Court of Appeal found there was an intention to put him on trial there

Liam Campbell, who was found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing, is to be extradited to Lithuania, where he is suspected of international weapons sm(...)

Among Dr Saqib Ahmed’s arguments were that the finding against him was irrational and/or unreasonable. File photograph: Getty

A doctor has lost an appeal over a finding against him of poor professional performance involving the care of a 28-year-old patient. The Court of App(...)

Slawomir Gierlowski (37): jailed in 2018 for the violent attacks, which the judge described as primal and brutal.

A serial sex attacker has lost his appeal against his 18-and-a-half-year jail term for three random attacks on women over a five-year period in south (...)

Businessman Jerry Beades is the registered owner, but not an occupant, of the mortgaged properties. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Some 20 people who have lived for several years in two Dublin properties want the Court of Appeal to overturn an order requiring “persons unknown” to (...)

 In February 2019, the man was convicted of one count of rape over an  offence which occurred on May 4th, 2012. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for 12 years for attacking and raping his friend in her home has failed in a bid to overturn his conviction, in what was his second appea(...)

The court heard that after Bernard Joyce was cautioned by gardaí, he made no comment other than indicating that he “liked onions”. File photograph: Frank Miller

A man found with almost €1 million gardaí believed was destined for the Kinahan cartel in a bag of onions inside his campervan will be returned to jai(...)

‘We believe that the interests of justice and the promotion and incentivisation of his continued reform would best be served by not requiring him to return to prison,’ the appeal court judgment said.

The Court of Appeal has added a €20,000 fine to the sentence of an “uninsured driver”, who crashed his car into two cyclists while four times over the(...)

Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms arrive for a hearing of  the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle in 2017. File Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photo

The Court of Appeal has dismissed Garda Keith Harrison’s bid to have findings made by the Disclosures Tribunal against him quashed. The Donegal-based(...)

Judge O’Callaghan said the man had shown total disregard for the consequences of his drug dealing, particularly when it came to heroin which was so damaging and destructive.

A 38 year-old-man described by gardaí as “a very significant drugs wholesaler” has had his 17 year jail term for drug offences reduced by four years a(...)

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