Liam Campbell: The European Arrest Warrant issued by  Lithuanian authorities had sought  to prosecute him on three offences: preparation of a crime, illegal possession of firearms and terrorism. Photograph: Courtpix

Liam Campbell, who was found civilly liable for the Omagh bombing, has been given a date next January to appeal an extradition order surrendering him (...)

Mr Justice Birmingham said the court had been persuaded that the failure to further reduce the sentence below 12 months was an error.

A Wexford commerce student jailed for careless driving causing serious bodily harm to a woman walking her dogs on a country road has had her sentence (...)

The Dublin man (55), who cannot be identified to protect the anonymity of the victim, was found guilty by a Central Criminal Court jury in 2017 on two counts of rape. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man described as a “danger to society” who was found guilty of raping his heavily-pregnant partner has had his conviction overturned on appeal. Th(...)

 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(...)

Judge O’Callaghan said the man had shown total disregard for the consequences of his drug dealing, particularly when it came to heroin which was so damaging and destructive.

A 38 year-old-man described by gardaí as “a very significant drugs wholesaler” has had his 17 year jail term for drug offences reduced by four years a(...)

Darren Murphy. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

Judgement has been reserved in the case of a 42-year-old Cork man appealing his conviction for the murder of his girlfriend six years ago. He had sta(...)

The court heard that with standard remission of 25 per cent, the man could have expected to finish serving his original sentence aged 83. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 69-year-old man sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for abusing two generations of his family has had his jail term shortened, in light of the fact h(...)

A Cork woman has had her prison sentence for participating in a cocaine “factory” cut in half by the Court of Appeal. Last year Molly Sloyan (26), fr(...)

The Four Courts in Dublin. The judicial council, once established, will set up a judicial conduct committee which will comprise eight judges and five lay people.

Legislation to create a judicial council has finally passed through the Dáil, following 20 years of tribulations, writes Colm Keena. So what is the j(...)

The retired doctor was found guilty by a jury at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court of indecently assaulting two 15-year-old patients. File Photograph: Collins Courts.

A retired doctor has lost an appeal against the severity of his sentence for abusing two teenage boys in the 1970s. The 86-year-old man, who cannot b(...)

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