Blane McIlroy

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Judge Patricia Smyth had  rebuked the defence during the Belfast trial for its aggressive questioning of the complainant.

A tweet about middle-class girls, a question about the judge’s tone of voice, and blood on the bedsheets were among issues discussed in legal argument(...)

 Paddy Jackson arriving  at Laganside Magistrates Court on Friday  morning.  Photograph: Pacemaker

  On Wednesday, after 25 days of evidence, the jury in the rape trial of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding finally heard from the accused themselv(...)

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Stuart Olding who is on trial accused of raping a woman in June 2016. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Stuart Olding has said he is embarrassed about text messages he sent boasting about his sexual activity with a 19-year(...)

Evidence during week three of the rape trial of Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding focused on what happened directly bef(...)