Mr Justice Alan Mahon is to step down from the Court of Appeal to become the Ombudsman for the Defence Forces. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Ireland would be well on the road to becoming a “more open and transparent society” with capacity to investigate allegations of wrongdoing more speedi(...)

Ruaidhrí­ Giblin A taxi driver whose DNA was found on the number plate of a car which blew up outside Newry courthouse in 2010 has had his convictio(...)

A Co Louth man’s conviction for raping a family friend (15) has been quashed over a ruling which prevented his lawyers from questioning the girl as to why she was on the contraceptive pill at the time.

A Co Louth man’s conviction for raping a 15-year-old family friend has been quashed over a ruling which prevented his lawyers from questioning the gir(...)

Brendan Smith, whose fine in carpet bid-rigging case was increased. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

The Court of Appeal has increased six-fold the fine imposed on a man convicted in the first successful bid-rigging prosecution in the history of the S(...)

Eric Eoin Marques, accused by FBI agent of being the largest facilitator of child pornography in the world, is escorted intothe Four Courts for an earlier hearing.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge by a man accused of being the world’s biggest facilitator of child pornography aimed at halting his extr(...)

A Limerick man sentenced to 12-and-a-half years imprisonment for assaulting and repeatedly raping a woman in her home has had his conviction overturne(...)

 Stephen Hughes: died in a fire in Tallaght in 2001

A man who set fire to a makeshift den in Tallaght, causing the death of a 12-year-old boy, has lost an appeal against the severity of his 15-year pris(...)

Shane Ross  has frequently held up appointments because he wants to see new laws governing judicial appointments introduced. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan is likely to propose appointments of new judges to the Court of Appeal in the coming weeks, following a highly u(...)

George Birmingham said he hoped judges would soon be appointed so the number of cases  taken out and rescheduled would be reduced.

The new President of the Court of Appeal has warned waiting times of at least 20 months for appeal hearings will get worse and more hearing dates for (...)

A man who persistently raped his step-daughter when she was aged between 11 and 16, impregnating her twice, has lost an appeal against the severity of his 12-year jail term. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A man who persistently raped his step-daughter when she was aged between 11 and 16, impregnating her twice, has lost an appeal against the severity of(...)

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