In his victim impact statement the man told his father: ‘You took my childhood, education and the foundation of my childhood.’ File Photograph: Collins Court

An octogenarian paedophile who serially abused children in his family and used his son as a “sexual plaything” should have his conviction set aside, t(...)

A file image of Securicor worker Paul Richardson and his wife Marie outside the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

After five trials and two appeals over an 11-year period, the Court of Appeal has upheld a gang’s convictions for the tiger kidnapping of a Dublin fam(...)

The investor had asked to visit what had been identified as his investment at which point an email was sent to Hevey by his coaccused saying “shit, he wants to visit the land registry, how do we get over that?”.

A fraudster who sold the same two forests in Co Roscommon “over and over again” to unsuspecting investors has been given an extra two years in jail on(...)

Two men said to have “played an integral part in the distribution of cannabis throughout Ireland” have had their original prison sentences more than d(...)

Roy Webster (left) unsuccessfully appealed his conviction for murdering Anne Shortall (right) in Co Wicklow in April 2015.

A man who bludgeoned a mother-of-three to death with a hammer after she allegedly threatened to tell his wife about their one-night-stand has lost an (...)

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(...)

File photograph of Michael Ferris. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A farmer convicted of the manslaughter of a neighbour (73) by driving the pronged forks of a teleporter into his car in a row over a crow-banger has s(...)

A woman (47) has failed in her appeal to have her conviction quashed for sexually assaulting her brother over 25-years-ago when she was 21 and he was (...)

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(...)

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