Evelyn Joel’s grave at St Mary’s cemetry in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. File Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A couple whose convictions for killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect were overturned earlier this month, will not face a retrial. Evelyn Joel’(...)

Eleanor Joel (right) and her partner Jonathan Costen, with last addresses at Cluain Dara, Enniscorthy, have had their convictions for  killing  59-year-old MS sufferer Evelyn Joel by neglect  quashed by the Court of Appeal. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A couple convicted of killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect have had their convictions quashed by the Court of Appeal. Evelyn Joel’s daughter,(...)

A juror in the 2012 trial of a Wexford couple, whom the defence team did not have a chance to challenge, could have created a “12 Angry Men” situation, the Court of Appeal has been told. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A juror in the 2012 trial of a Wexford couple, whom the defence team did not have a chance to challenge, could have created a “12 Angry Men” situation(...)

Evelyn Joel’s  daughter Eleanor and the latter’s partner Jonathan Costen (both above), with last addresses at Cluain Dara, Enniscorthy,  were found guilty  of unlawfully killing the  59-year-old multiple sclerosis sufferer by neglect at Wexford Circuit Criminal Court and were given a two-year suspended sentence  in March 2013. File photograph: Mary Browne

A couple found guilty of unlawfully killing a 59-year-old multiple sclerosis sufferer by neglect have moved to appeal their convictions. Evelyn Joel’s(...)

Evelyn Joel’s grave at St Mary’s cemetry in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. File Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Lawyers for a woman found guilty of unlawfully killing her mother by neglect have claimed that one of three judges assigned to hear her appeal may be (...)