A Co Laois man jailed for beating and raping his wife has lost an appeal against his conviction which centred on the question of consent.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A Co Laois man jailed for beating and raping his wife has lost an appeal against his conviction which centred on the question of consent. The 46-year(...)

Former solicitor Michael Lynn (centre): faces 21 charges of alleged theft. Photograph: Alan Betson

Former solicitor Michael Lynn, who was extradited from Brazil to face multimillion euro theft charges, has lodged an appeal against his unsuccessful b(...)

Ian Bailey launching his book of poetry in the Hot Press tent at Electric Picnic last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ian Bailey has lost his appeal over orders requiring him to pay the substantial legal costs, estimated at between €2 million and €5 million, of his f(...)

A man who persistently raped his step-daughter and impregnated her twice, has appealed the severity of his 12-year jail term.

A man who persistently raped his step-daughter and impregnated her twice, has appealed the severity of his 12-year jail term. The 70-year-old, who ca(...)

Brian Rattigan leaves  court  in 2009 after he was found guilty  of the murder of Declan Gavin. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has directed a retrial in the case of Brian Rattigan who last year won an appeal against his conviction for the murder of a man in D(...)

“I know that the life of my family will change when this perpetrator is released and our safety and our freedom will be significantly altered and compromised as a consequence.” File photograph: Getty Images

A woman whose husband’s jail term for marital rape was recently reduced on appeal has said she is devastated at the court’s decision. In an open lett(...)

A man who participated in a kidnapping robbery involving a family with a 10-week-old baby has had his nine year prison sentence increased to 15. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A man who participated in a kidnapping and post office robbery involving a family with a 10-week-old baby has had his nine year prison sentence increa(...)

Ian Bailey leaving the High Court in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Court of Appeal has overturned its decision permitting a retrial of part of Ian Bailey’s civil action for damages over the conduct of the Garda in(...)

Garda Ciaran Folan  never applied for and never took  a driving test and therefore could not have obtained a full driving licence, the court heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A garda whose driving skills led to the discovery that he had never sat a driving test has lost an appeal against his conviction for using a fake driv(...)

Bill Kenneally   had pleaded guilty to ten sample counts of indecently assaulting ten boys at various locations in Waterford in the 1980s.

The Court of Appeal has upheld the 14-year prison sentence imposed on former sports coach Bill Kenneally for abusing 10 teenage boys in the 1980s. Ke(...)

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