A man jailed for raping a woman in Dublin  has had his conviction quashed on appeal. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A man jailed for raping a woman in Dublin has had his conviction quashed on appeal. Mohamed Okda (33), formerly of Coolfin, Rathdowney, Co Laois, had(...)

 John Downey  arrives at the Old Bailey in London in  February  2014. File photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

An alleged IRA bomber given a so-called “comfort letter” by the British government has lost his latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition t(...)

Thomas Healy  pleaded guilty to burglary of a residential apartment in Cork on July 21st, 2017. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A “persistent burglar” who made off with 70 cent from an apartment in Cork has had his four year jail term upheld by the Court of Appeal. Thomas Heal(...)

 Ted Cunningham pictured at the Four Courts on Wednesday  for the Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Collins Courts

Retired businessman Ted Cunningham has been refused an extension of time to appeal against the dismissal of his claim the State unlawfully seized £3m (...)

A barrister for the convicted man submitted the jury had been “pressurised” to return a a guilty verdict on count one, after unanimously finding his client  not guilty on counts two and three. He said the trial judge then told them to “persevere” in respect of count one.

Lawyers for a man jailed for indecently assaulting a babysitter almost 40 years ago have claimed the Donegal jury that convicted him were “pressurised(...)

Michael D’Arcy, Minister of State in the Department of Finance,  has spoken of taking on the judges, the legal profession and the insurance companies in his effort to address increasing insurance premiums. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Government ministers should not be speaking about judges as “the enemy”, former attorney general, John Rogers SC, has told a barristers’ conference at(...)

Jonathan Chubb (38), of Keeper Road, Drimnagh, Dublin, pleaded guilty to 34 counts of theft and one count of money laundering between March 2013 and July 2015. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A former property investor who stole deposits from would-be tenants, including a woman and her daughter (8) who were left homeless as a result of his (...)

 Dominique Meehan, from Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, speaking to media outside court  after the appeal hearing of Keith Hearne. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man jailed for raping a woman at a gaming convention has lost an appeal against the severity of his 12-year prison sentence. Keith Hearne (30), of (...)

Monica Lawlor BL, for the Director of Public Prosecutions, said Finbarr Boyle stole money from a school for ‘selfish reasons’ including a ‘very large amount of golf equipment’. File photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

A former principal who stole €204,000 from his school for golf equipment and weekends away, has been sent to jail after his original suspended sentenc(...)

Former solicitor Michael Lynn pictured on Tuesday afternoon  leaving court. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Letters sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions on behalf of struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn claimed the State was trying to “nail” an “innocent(...)

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