The sentencing court previously said that the man could not be named because his identification could also identify the victims. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A request from the parents of two victims to have a serial child abuser who was caught with a 127-page ‘paedophile manual’ named was turned down by th(...)

Robert Traynor (54) left court with a suspended sentence in February 2018 after pleading guilty to possession of 1,938 images and 183 videos of child sexual abuse.

A computer worker at a bank who was convicted after using his IT skills to download and produce thousands of child abuse images should have been jaile(...)

The Central Criminal Court heard last year that the man carried out sexual assaults on a total of 14 children

The announcement of the first Covid lockdown in March last year may have put pressure on the jury in the case of a “true predator” who was later jaile(...)

Brandon Power (22), of St Joseph’s Road, Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow, was being sentenced on another matter when he lashed out and sank his teeth into Garda Trevor Devereux at Wicklow Circuit Court on March 31st, 2018. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man who broke a garda’s finger when he bit him during a courtroom struggle has been told by the President of the Court of Appeal he must “put his be(...)

While serving his rape sentence, Murray waged a campaign of threats, intimidation and harassment from his prison cell, against his rape victim and three barristers involved in his 2013 trial. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A criminal who ran an escort agency and who has now been jailed for threats to kill barristers, and advertising a woman he raped as a prostitute, is t(...)

Slawomir Gierlowski (37): jailed in 2018 for the violent attacks, which the judge described as primal and brutal.

A serial sex attacker has lost his appeal against his 18-and-a-half-year jail term for three random attacks on women over a five-year period in south (...)

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 (...)

Stephen ‘Rossi’ Walsh in 2010. File photograph: Collins Court

Stephen “Rossi” Walsh has appealed his conviction for the indecent assault of a child and cited adverse media coverage as a reason he could not get a (...)

Séamus Morgan: jailed for life in 2016

A two-time killer who beat dissident republican Laurence “Bomber” Keane to death in Co Kildare eight years ago has lost his appeal against his convict(...)

The man’s lawyer said the man could have died due to an accidental fall after his client had left the scene. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Ross Outram, who was jailed for life for the murder of 90-year-old Paddy Lyons, has told the Court of Appeal that there is no proof that he caused the(...)

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