President of the Court of Appeal Mr Justice George Birmingham told Kevin Carroll’s lawyers he was anxious their client be made aware of the court’s ‘full range of powers’. Photograph: Collins Court

A drama teacher jailed for raping a student when she was about seven years old has withdrawn an appeal against the severity of his sentence after bein(...)

Kevin Carroll (58), of Hawthorne Drive, in Birr, Co Offaly jailed for rape and anal rape

Lawyers for a drama teacher jailed for raping a child have told the Court of Appeal that a juror “smiled and winked” at the complainant during his tri(...)

Saverio Bellante had been Tom O’Gorman’s lodger at the time of the killing in January, 2014.

The family of a man, whose killer ate parts of his body, has been granted the transcript from the murder trial due to a concern about the care the kil(...)

The Government has nominated a number of senior judges to positions, though two vacancies on the Supreme Court remain outstanding. It has also nomin(...)

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that the bus was carrying more than 30 students on a school run. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A vehicle testing firm found guilty of breaching health and safety laws in the testing of a school bus subsequently involved in a fatal crash has brou(...)

File photograph of David Mahon (44) of Ongar Village in Consilla with wife Audrey. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man must wait to hear the outcome of an appeal against a seven year sentence for killing his partner’s son. David Mahon (46) had pleaded not(...)

Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan was appointed to the High Court just two years ago. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The President of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly, was left in what one observer called “a biblical rage” after learning that a High Court judge(...)

Skydive Ireland Ltd has been directed by Kilkenny County Council to cease skydiving operations at its airfield.

A company has challenged a notice by Kilkenny County Council directing it to cease skydiving operations at an airfield in the county. Skydive Ireland(...)

 Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan rejected an appeal by Teresa Enright, and her son Michael Enright, over a Circuit Court decision in 2015 ordering the removal of the structures and material from the lands at Ballymoney, Arklow, Co Wicklow.

A woman and her son must remove a shed, a gate, vehicles and other materials from land beside their home because they are unauthorised developments, t(...)

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 (...)

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