Ian Bailey: he  has appealed  a High Court jury’s dismissal of his claim that various gardaí conspired to frame him for the  murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The mother of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has said the decision by the Irish courts not to extradite Ian Bailey to face trial in France is “simply scand(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham said there was evidence the victim, who was the man’s second cousin, engaged in self-harm as a teenager and experienced significant psychological damage. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 57-year-old Dublin man jailed for the “intense” sexual abuse of a young relative while she was being cared for in his home, has lost an appeal again(...)

Mr Justice Birmingham said the jail term of 13 years was undoubtedly a significant one however the Court of Appeal was satisfied that the case had to be met with a severe sentence. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Court of Appeal has upheld a 13-year-jail term imposed on a man for raping a woman four times in a single incident after inviting her to his home (...)

Tadhg O’Dalaigh  acknoweldged during the course of the trial that he had indecently assaulted 10 boys at the school, but adamantly denied assaulting the complainant.

A priest who was jailed for indecently assaulting a schoolboy in the 1970s has had his conviction quashed over a trial judge’s decision not to warn th(...)

Ian Bailey is appealing the March 2015 dismissal of his claim that various gardaí had conspired to frame him for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge probably should not have warned key witness Marie Farrell about perjury in front of the jury hearing Ian Bailey’s damages case but (...)

Ian Bailey arrives  at the Four Courts  with his partner, Jules Thomas for a Court of Appeal hearing. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge “unfairly disparaged” Marie Farrell, a key witness for Ian Bailey, during his civil case for damages against the Garda Commissioner(...)

Counsel for the Director of Public Prosecutions, Michael Delaney SC, said it was difficult to find a case of aggravated burglary of comparable gravity. File photograph: Collins Courts

A number of men who received sentences of up to 20 years’ imprisonment for an aggravated burglary in Co Tipperary have moved to appeal the severity of(...)

John Stanley Purcell brought two actions alleging his reputation and right to earn a living had been damaged as a consequence of the proposed inquiry.

A former director of Irish Nationwide Building Society (INBS) has lost his High Court bid to stop the Central Bank’s proposed administrative inquiry o(...)

 Judge Leonie Reynolds in 2010. The Circuit Court judge has been nominated for a High Court position. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has nominated Leonie Reynolds, a daughter of the former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, to be a judge of the High Court. Ms Reynolds is a (...)

Denis O’Brien has lost an appeal appeal against a 2011 High Court decision. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Denis O’Brien has lost an appeal against the High Court’s rejection of his claim the Moriarty Tribunal incorrectly restricted cross-examination of a k(...)

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