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#Court of Appeal

# court-of-appeal - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Prosecution lawyers: Evidence against Graham Dwyer is 'overwhelming' to preserve conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Prosecution lawyers: Evidence against Graham Dwyer is 'overwhelming' to preserve conviction

Updated Fri 8:30 PM 34,397 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer repeatedly interrupted Sean Guerin SC, who is representing the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears
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# Court Of Appeal

Graham Dwyer appeal: Phone data retention is 'form of mass surveillance', court hears

Updated Thu 6:25 PM 28,204 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Dwyer argue that his conviction should be quashed following a recent ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Wife of Kinahan Cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' to be jailed for money laundering
# Courts
# Courts

Wife of Kinahan Cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' to be jailed for money laundering

Thu 4:50 PM 18,250 Views 0 Comments

Deirdre Brady was given a three-year wholly suspended sentence after pleading guilty to two offences at the Special Criminal Court last July.

# court-of-appeal - This year 2022

Lisa Smith's offending was at 'lowest level' and sentence was 'excessive', lawyers tell court
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# Court Of Appeal

Lisa Smith's offending was at 'lowest level' and sentence was 'excessive', lawyers tell court

Oct 4th 2022, 6:15 PM 14,440 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal reserved judgment.

Court refuses to consider 'implied consent' in appeal by ex-RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court refuses to consider 'implied consent' in appeal by ex-RTÉ journalist Mícheál Ó Leidhin

Oct 4th 2022, 3:33 PM 25,129 Views 0 Comments

Ó Leidhin was convicted last April of sexual assault at his former home in south Dublin in the early hours of the morning of 13 May 2018.

Court upholds ruling that children brought to Ireland without father's consent should return to UK
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court upholds ruling that children brought to Ireland without father's consent should return to UK

Aug 8th 2022, 6:07 PM 36,324 Views 0 Comments

The children’s mother had objected to their return, claiming that they would be put at risk if required to return to their native England.

European Court of Human Rights refuses to postpone the withdrawal of UK boy’s life support
# Legal Battle
# Legal Battle

European Court of Human Rights refuses to postpone the withdrawal of UK boy’s life support

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 40,987 Views 28 Comments

Archie Battersbee has been in a coma since he was found unconscious in April.

UK court rules to end 12-year-old boy's life support
# Archie Battersbee
# Archie Battersbee

UK court rules to end 12-year-old boy's life support

Aug 1st 2022, 6:34 PM 64,857 Views 21 Comments

Archie Battersbee was found unconscious in April with signs he had placed a ligature over his head, possibly after taking part in an online challenge.

Court refuses to allow new evidence in appeal by Boy B over Ana Kriegel murder
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Court refuses to allow new evidence in appeal by Boy B over Ana Kriegel murder

Jul 29th 2022, 12:38 PM 16,090 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that the application to bring fresh evidence does not come near the threshold set for such cases.

Ex-police officer Wayne Couzens loses appeal to whole-life sentence for murdering Sarah Everard
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Ex-police officer Wayne Couzens loses appeal to whole-life sentence for murdering Sarah Everard

Jul 29th 2022, 11:04 AM 13,388 Views 0 Comments

Couzens was handed a whole-life term last year for the rape and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard in Kent.

Evidence missing in trial of woman convicted for human trafficking, court told
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Evidence missing in trial of woman convicted for human trafficking, court told

Jun 30th 2022, 7:34 PM 16,112 Views 0 Comments

Alicia Edosa and her co-accused Edith Enoghaghase were jailed following a six-week trial last year.

Woman welcomes Court of Appeal decision not to reduce rapist father’s 18-year jail term
# Court
# Court

Woman welcomes Court of Appeal decision not to reduce rapist father’s 18-year jail term

Jun 27th 2022, 7:08 PM 21,242 Views 0 Comments

The former member of the Defence Forces had pleaded guilty to numerous counts of rape, indecent assault and sexual assault.

Boy B subjected to 'manipulation and pressure' during garda interviews, court hears
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Boy B subjected to 'manipulation and pressure' during garda interviews, court hears

Jun 22nd 2022, 4:50 PM 34,500 Views 0 Comments

Boy B and his co-accused Boy A were found guilty by a Central Criminal Court jury in June 2019 of murdering Ana Kriegel.

Graham Dwyer's appeal against murder conviction could be heard in autumn
# Courts
# Courts

Graham Dwyer's appeal against murder conviction could be heard in autumn

Jun 20th 2022, 11:31 AM 11,747 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

Aaron Brady trial transcripts to be removed from Facebook by “close of day”, court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Aaron Brady trial transcripts to be removed from Facebook by “close of day”, court hears

May 27th 2022, 3:01 PM 16,686 Views 0 Comments

The Director of Public Prosecutions raised concerns that the court transcripts had been posted online by Brady’s father.

Date set for Boy B’s bid to introduce fresh evidence in appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Date set for Boy B’s bid to introduce fresh evidence in appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction

May 23rd 2022, 2:54 PM 16,139 Views 0 Comments

Boy A and Boy B were both found guilty by unanimous verdicts of murdering Ana Kriegel in June 2019.

Human rights of Irish sex offender will be breached if he is extradited to US, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Human rights of Irish sex offender will be breached if he is extradited to US, court told

Apr 27th 2022, 10:28 AM 18,527 Views 0 Comments

Martin Jude Wall was arrested in Ireland in December 2020 after the State of Georgia issued a warrant for his arrest.

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:51 PM 22,217 Views 0 Comments

The three judge court quashed the warrant that allowed the gardaí to search Emmett Corcoran’s home.

Two men who raped a woman at a party lose appeals against convictions
# Courts
# Courts

Two men who raped a woman at a party lose appeals against convictions

Apr 8th 2022, 6:05 PM 38,678 Views 0 Comments

The men were found guilty by a jury following a trial at the Central Criminal Court in 2019 and jailed for seven years each.

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced
# Courts
# Courts

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced

Apr 8th 2022, 5:40 PM 57,497 Views 0 Comments

Marian Lingurar Jnr was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for the manslaughter of John Kenny (56) in 2019.

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal
# Court Of Justice
# Court Of Justice

EU court rules in favour of Graham Dwyer in privacy case, paving way for murder conviction appeal

Updated Apr 5th 2022, 11:08 AM 68,948 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos claims nine-year jail term 'too severe’
# Courts
# Courts

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos claims nine-year jail term 'too severe’

Mar 25th 2022, 7:00 PM 57,949 Views 0 Comments

Keith Lennon (23) was filming himself driving at 225kmh when he crashed into another car on 29 February 2020.

Serial burglar who swung punches at homeowner fails in bid to have jail term cut
# Courts
# Courts

Serial burglar who swung punches at homeowner fails in bid to have jail term cut

Feb 14th 2022, 3:35 PM 27,663 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Leonard was jailed for three years after he pleaded guilty to theft, assault and burglary at a residence in Dundalk.

Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge
# Asylum
# Asylum

Congolese woman's plea to remain in Ireland fails after court challenge

Jan 27th 2022, 8:00 PM 39,884 Views 33 Comments

The woman claims that if transferred, she would be subject to inhuman and degrading treatment.

Man who tried to bludgeon sleeping wife to death with hammer loses bid to have jail term cut
# Courts
# Courts

Man who tried to bludgeon sleeping wife to death with hammer loses bid to have jail term cut

Jan 13th 2022, 7:21 PM 45,433 Views 0 Comments

A jury found him guilty following a trial at the Central Criminal Court in April 2014.

Judge erred by failing to jail man over 'one-punch attack' that left victim in coma, State argues
# Courts
# Courts

Judge erred by failing to jail man over 'one-punch attack' that left victim in coma, State argues

Jan 11th 2022, 6:51 PM 31,038 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Duffy had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing serious harm.

# court-of-appeal - Last year 2021

Dried cactus extract containing mescaline ‘not covered by drugs legislation’, court told
# Court
# Court

Dried cactus extract containing mescaline ‘not covered by drugs legislation’, court told

Dec 16th 2021, 5:16 PM 18,404 Views 0 Comments

The State had claimed the powder Alexander Rojas Rey (44) was caught with had contained mescaline and he was charged with two drugs offences.

Killer has appeal against conviction halted after being told to stop 'gesticulating and shouting'
# Courts
# Courts

Killer has appeal against conviction halted after being told to stop 'gesticulating and shouting'

Dec 9th 2021, 5:19 PM 35,056 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt warned Keith O’Neill (46) during a court hearing today.

Court upholds indemnity ruling on legal action over country's second mobile phone licence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court upholds indemnity ruling on legal action over country's second mobile phone licence

Dec 1st 2021, 9:40 PM 17,690 Views 8 Comments

The case was originally against the Minister of Public Expenditure, the State, BT, businessman Denis O’Brien, and former minister Michael Lowry TD.

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
# Patrick Harte
# Patrick Harte

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago

Nov 26th 2021, 9:30 PM 38,897 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.

'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction

Nov 16th 2021, 11:17 AM 16,338 Views 0 Comments

The three judge Court of Appeal returned their ruling this morning.

Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court

Oct 22nd 2021, 10:45 PM 22,927 Views 0 Comments

A four-year suspended sentence was handed down in May to Stephen O’Connor.

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased

Oct 11th 2021, 5:51 PM 21,628 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Smith was told today he would spend three years behind bars for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

Medical experts clash in FGM court appeal over cause of infant girl's injuries
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Medical experts clash in FGM court appeal over cause of infant girl's injuries

Oct 7th 2021, 8:30 PM 25,119 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s mother and father were found guilty of carrying out an act of FGM on their infant daughter.

Man found civilly liable for Omagh bombing to be extradited to Lithuania
# Smuggling Charges
# Smuggling Charges

Man found civilly liable for Omagh bombing to be extradited to Lithuania

Updated Jul 28th 2021, 12:15 PM 31,517 Views 0 Comments

Liam Campbell is suspected of international weapons smuggling in Lithuania.

Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled

Jul 21st 2021, 7:05 PM 41,129 Views 0 Comments

Leon Kelly tried to escape gardaí by swimming to Tyrone.

Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man

Jul 13th 2021, 7:46 PM 23,417 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal found today that the men were not guilty of murder in a case of joint enterprise.

Stockwell Six: 1970s convictions of three black men overturned by UK Court of Appeal
# Stockwell Six
# Stockwell Six

Stockwell Six: 1970s convictions of three black men overturned by UK Court of Appeal

Jul 6th 2021, 1:01 PM 15,254 Views 7 Comments

The trio, now in their late 60s, and three friends became known as the ‘Stockwell Six’.

Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says
# Adrian Donohoe
# Adrian Donohoe

Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says

Jul 2nd 2021, 1:36 PM 23,693 Views 0 Comments

Brady (30) was found guilty of the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe last year.

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
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# Court Of Appeal

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal

May 26th 2021, 5:16 PM 12,348 Views 0 Comments

The sentence was reduced by 2 years. with Crosby now expected to serve 3 years and 6 months.

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