# Court of Appeal

Last week
25th February 2024 - 2nd March 2024
Teacher who sexually exploited teenage girl over Instagram has jail term doubled on appeal
Last month
February 2024
State appeals 'unduly lenient' sentence for teacher who sexually exploited teenage girl
Man jailed for alleged machete attack has conviction overturned due to garda CCTV failure
Man who repeatedly sexually assaulted teen babysitter has 5.5-year sentence reduced
Sex offender fails in bid to overturn conviction for raping partner’s seven-year-old son
Ex-rugby coach John McClean claims consecutive jail terms for child sex abuse were too severe
January 2024
Court of Appeal issues landmark ruling that CCTV footage can be used as evidence in trials
Man has rape conviction quashed over trial judge's comments to jury on right to silence
Children who turn 18 during court proceedings can be identified, Court of Appeal rules
18-month jail term for man who falsely imprisoned, threatened to kill partner was too lenient, court rules
Commissioner loses appeal over dismissal of garda who engaged in sexual act with a witness
Burke family protest outside CCJ after court refuses to allow them to attend in person
Last year
Urantsetseg Tserendorj's killer shouts, 'F**k off, get me out of this court', after losing appeal
Decision upheld to refuse Irish residency to Indian woman who entered marriage of convenience
Life sentence for teenager who murdered Urantsetseg Tserendorj 'disproportionate', Court hears
Cross-examination of abuse complainants cannot 'pry unnecessarily' into their personal lives
Teen who murdered Urantsetseg Tserendorj to remain serving life sentence after appeal rejected
Suspended sentence for man who sexually assaulted au pair was too lenient, court finds
Man jailed for nine years for stabbing friend while drinking excessively during lockdown
Aaron Brady's lawyers claim integrity of trial breached when key witness interrupted by unseen man
Aaron Brady's lawyers claim late disclosure of documents rendered murder trial unfair
Laois man to face retrial after his conviction for rape is quashed by the Court of Appeal
Aaron Brady's lawyers claim jury may have worried about dying from Covid-19 during murder trial
Court of Appeal reduces €124,000 award made to man knocked off his bike by a bus
Court dismisses former FAI chief John Delaney's appeal over CEA's access to seized documents
Court dismisses former FAI chief John Delaney's appeal over CEA's access to seized documents
Kerry pimp who raped and intimidated sex worker fails in bid to overturn his conviction
Man who threatened to kill homeowner during aggravated burglary has jail time almost doubled
Jonathan Dowdall loses appeal against severity of his four-year prison sentence
Man who repeatedly punched and kicked his pregnant partner has sentence doubled
Decision not to prosecute soldier who killed 15-year-old Daniel Hegarty overturned
UK government to seek appeal after judges declare Rwanda asylum policy unlawful
Man who assaulted girl is jailed after appeal of his fully suspended sentence
Dowdall was 'duped', put in 'firing line' for Regency attack, his lawyers tell Court of Appeal
Man who coerced 12-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him loses appeal against sentence
Waterford convicted murderer launches appeal claiming he was drunk during garda interviews
Court to rule at later date on former FAI CEO John Delaney's appeal over seized documents
Court to rule at later date on former FAI CEO John Delaney's appeal over seized documents
Drunk driver appeals conviction over fatal crash, says 'he shouldn't have represented himself'
High Court judge directs inquiry into legality of Simeon Burke's ongoing imprisonment