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 Judge at Court of Appeal said there was no extensive mitigation. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The Court of Appeal will re-sentence a convicted fraudster after hearing that a judge gave her a suspended sentence because he was unhappy with the “c(...)

The woman settled her case. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A woman who sued after a lift in a hotel plummeted three floors to the ground has settled her High Court action. Jennie Wong was with her husband and(...)

The judge said none of the grounds caused doubt in the fairness of the trial. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A gunman who was dressed in women’s clothes when he fired 18 bullets from a sub-machine gun into his innocent victim at a Dublin pigeon club has lost (...)

Former scout leader David Barry who has been jailed for five years after having pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court to a total of 29 separate indecent or sexual assault charges on the boys between 1986 and 2008.

A 72-year-old former scout commissioner, who plied 10 teenage scouts with drink from a private bar at his home and showed them pornography before sexu(...)

The DPP says it has a duty to persons depicted in images deemed to be child pornography to ensure that there is no further circulation of these images beyond what is strictly necessary

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has brought a High Court challenge against a judge’s direction that a copy of a hard drive allegedly contain(...)

A still from the BBC Spotlight interview with Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney, who was abducted from outside his Co Fermanagh home last month and tortured before being dumped on a road in Co Cavan. Photograph: BBC Spotlight

Lawyers defending four men accused of abducting and assaulting Quinn Industrial Holdings director Kevin Lunney are challenging CCTV evidence gathered (...)

John Corr of Vergemount Hall, Clonskeagh, pleaded guilty to seven counts of dishonestly inducing the HSE scheme to make a reimbursement at locations in Co Dublin and Co Louth. Photograph:  Collins Courts

The owner of a chain of pharmacies who fraudulently obtained payments from the HSE’s Primary Care Reimbursement Service has been ordered to complete (...)

Threats had been made against the man’s family, the court heard. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A father-of-two who was twice caught with thousands of euro in cash which were the proceeds of criminal conduct has been jailed for three years. Aaro(...)

John Walker was found guilty by a jury of 40 counts of indecently and sexually assaulting his daughter. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

An 85-year-old taxi driver who was jailed for sexually abusing his adopted daughter over a 10-year period has appealed against his conviction, arguing(...)

The prosecutor told the jury that, for a murder verdict, the State had to prove that the accused had intended to kill or cause serious injury. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The barrister for a man, who killed a 20-year-old with a single blow of a baseball bat, has suggested that the force with which he wielded the bat cou(...)

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