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(...)

 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(...)

The legal action followed an investigation by the Irish Stock Exchange  which in 2009 found breaches of business rules by Davy. Photograph: Getty

A stockbroking firm being sued by a credit union over the way €5.3 million was invested will not have to hand over reports of an Irish Stock Exchange (...)

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(...)

 Undated family handout file photo of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The body of 39-year-old Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found close to a laneway near her holiday home, in the isolated townland of Drinane, outside (...)

The Court of Appeal allowed the Minister’s appeal, set aside the payment order, and dismissed the cross-appeal.

The Minister for Agriculture has won his appeal over an order requiring him to pay €124,453, plus interest, to a farmer who had overstated the area of(...)

The report contains 30 recommendations setting out “a vision for the future of solicitor training”.

Measures to increase access to the law profession for trainees from poorer socio-economic backgrounds have been announced by the Law Society. The or(...)

A man who defiled a 14-year-old girl he collected from a teenage disco in Dublin has had his three year jail term cut on appeal to two years. The man(...)

Former Private Victor Murtagh had never been out of employment and brought no claim for loss of earnings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Supreme Court has halved to some €150,000 a €302,873 damages award made to a former soldier over negligence by the Army over its delay in failing (...)

A solicitor who was ordered to only continue practicing under supervision after being found guilty of professional misconduct has lost an appeal again(...)

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