Chief Justice Frank Clarke said the new measures will not allow a throughput of cases on the scale that operated prior to restrictions being put in place. File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The High Court is to increase remote hearings as part of a new plan for court sittings published on Friday. The Courts Service and the judiciary publ(...)

The Court of Appeal is the court making most use of remote hearings. Photograph: Dave Meehan

There will be some “slippage” in the time it takes for cases to be dealt with by the Court of Appeal arising from the Covid-19 restrictions, but it wi(...)

In his victim impact statement the man told his father: ‘You took my childhood, education and the foundation of my childhood.’ File Photograph: Collins Court

An octogenarian paedophile who serially abused children in his family and used his son as a “sexual plaything” should have his conviction set aside, t(...)

A file image of Securicor worker Paul Richardson and his wife Marie outside the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

After five trials and two appeals over an 11-year period, the Court of Appeal has upheld a gang’s convictions for the tiger kidnapping of a Dublin fam(...)

 Mark Dolan, of Clonard Park, Ballybeg, Waterford, was told that his original six-month jail term for smashing a glass into a talented rugby player’s face was too lenient. Photograph: Collins Courts

The courts should not shy away from starting at five years’ imprisonment when it comes to sentencing individuals for “high-end” cases of assault causi(...)

The investor had asked to visit what had been identified as his investment at which point an email was sent to Hevey by his coaccused saying “shit, he wants to visit the land registry, how do we get over that?”.

A fraudster who sold the same two forests in Co Roscommon “over and over again” to unsuspecting investors has been given an extra two years in jail on(...)

Two men said to have “played an integral part in the distribution of cannabis throughout Ireland” have had their original prison sentences more than d(...)

Mr Justice Birmingham said the High Court found Mr Daly’s approach to his bankruptcy was obstructive. Photograph: iStock

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has upheld a decision extending for ten years, rather than five, the bankruptcy of a property developer over “serious” failu(...)

Roy Webster (left) unsuccessfully appealed his conviction for murdering Anne Shortall (right) in Co Wicklow in April 2015.

A man who bludgeoned a mother-of-three to death with a hammer after she allegedly threatened to tell his wife about their one-night-stand has lost an (...)

 Michael Shine: jailed for indecent assaults on patients. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

More than 110 civil actions against the HSE arising from claims against jailed doctor Michael Shine have been settled, the High Court heard. Some 112(...)

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