Should landholders  abstain from improving trails in the belief that new structures like stiles, which do much to reduce damage to fences, will still leave them open to litigation?

This decision of High Court judge, Mr Justice Michael White, to overturn last April’s Circuit Court decision to award €40,000 to hillwalker, Teresa Wa(...)

Stephen Cahoon: found guilty of the murder of Jean Teresa Quigley at a house in Derry. Photograph: Collins Courts

Derry man Stephen Cahoon has for a second time been found guilty of murdering pregnant mother-of-four Jean Teresa Quigley after three trials over a pe(...)

Retired  judge  Barry White: became a well-known and respected judge, presiding over some of the most high-profile murder and rape cases to come before the courts.

Mr Justice Barry White stepped down as a judge in September 2014 after a long career as a lawyer – first as a leading criminal barrister and then, fro(...)

Stephen Cahoon (42) will face a third trial for the killing of Jean Teresa Quigley. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man whose conviction for murdering his pregnant ex-girlfriend was quashed in March faces a third trial for her killing despite an appeal by his lawy(...)

The father from the Roscommon “house of horrors” case will on Friday begin an appeal against his conviction and 14-year sentence. The appeal by the 57(...)

Joe O’Reilly arriving at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin, in 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Joe O’Reilly’s bid to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of justice has been dismissed by the Court of Appeal prior to (...)

Stephen Cahoon (42), with a last address at Harvey Street, Derry, Northern Ireland, had admitted strangling mother-of-four Jean Teresa Quigley (30), who was 10 weeks pregnant at the time, on July 26th, 2008, but denied it was murder. File photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for life for the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend has had his conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal.Stephen Cahoon (42), with a l(...)

Joe O’Reilly was convicted in July 2007 by a jury and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife at their home in the Naul, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on whether Joe O’Reilly can apply to have his conviction for murdering his wife declared a miscarriage of ju(...)

Stephen Cahoon outside the Central Criminal Court. Photographh: Collins Courts

A man who murdered his pregnant ex-girlfriend must wait to hear whether his appeal against conviction has been successful.Stephen Cahoon (42), with a (...)

John English leaving the Court of Appeal, where he successfully appealed against the activation of an entire five-year suspended period. Photograph:  Court Collins.

A rapist described as a “serious threat to the women of Cork” has been released from prison following a successful appeal against the activation of hi(...)

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