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#Court of Appeal

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 13 January, 2022

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 45,117 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

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 30,761 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 16 December, 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 17,919 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.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 9 December, 2021

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 34,767 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

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 17,655 Views 6 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Friday 26 November, 2021

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 38,396 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

'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 16,164 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 October, 2021

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 22,789 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Monday 11 October, 2021

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 21,532 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 7 October, 2021

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 25,011 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

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 31,458 Views 0 Comments

Liam Campbell is suspected of international weapons smuggling in Lithuania.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

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 40,881 Views 0 Comments

Leon Kelly tried to escape gardaí by swimming to Tyrone.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

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 23,059 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

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 15,206 Views 7 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Friday 2 July, 2021

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 23,627 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

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

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal

May 26th 2021, 5:16 PM 12,283 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Monday 24 May, 2021

Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal

May 24th 2021, 6:06 PM 37,833 Views 0 Comments

The victim was aged between six and 11 when the abuse occurred.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death

May 20th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,330 Views 0 Comments

Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 10 May, 2021

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted
# Brooklyn Colbert
# Brooklyn Colbert

Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted

May 10th 2021, 2:07 PM 53,373 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Dillon murdered his 11-year-old nephew Brooklyn Colbert on 3 November, 2019.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland
# Upheld
# Upheld

Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland

May 4th 2021, 3:08 PM 95,558 Views 0 Comments

Their father decided he would not return them to their mother over a masks requirement in French schools.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 30 April, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,755 Views 0 Comments

The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 15 March, 2021

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears
# Court
# Court

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears

Mar 15th 2021, 2:13 PM 26,958 Views 0 Comments

Brandon Power will come before the court again on 12 October.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,809 Views 13 Comments

A Court of Appeal ruling has considerably changed certain long-standing practices with regards to reports of child murders.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ban on naming child murder victims ‘absurd’, Dáil hears
# Court Ruling
# Court Ruling

Ban on naming child murder victims ‘absurd’, Dáil hears

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:28 PM 13,618 Views 0 Comments

A ruling last year led to a significant change in the reporting of child murder cases once someone is charged in relation to the offence.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

Jan 26th 2021, 5:27 PM 29,237 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 January, 2021

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears

Jan 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 21,242 Views 0 Comments

O’Hare was due to appeal his sentence but had been unable to consult with his legal team while in prison.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 54,886 Views 0 Comments

The appeal is against the court’s refusal to permit the two to bring their challenge and its award of costs of that hearing against them.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction

Jan 19th 2021, 2:09 PM 26,526 Views 0 Comments

The man, who can’t be named for legal reasons, had been convicted of offences for attacks on three women.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 11 December, 2020

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare dismisses lawyers ahead of appeal against seven-year sentence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare dismisses lawyers ahead of appeal against seven-year sentence

Dec 11th 2020, 1:09 PM 21,738 Views 0 Comments

O’Hare was jailed for falsely imprisoning a family in their home and for leading a “disturbingly violent” attack on another man.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?
# The Courts
# The Courts

Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?

Dec 2nd 2020, 12:05 AM 36,542 Views 0 Comments

A recent Court of Appeal judgment has thrown into chaos certain court reporting practices.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Man acquitted of raping niece faces retrial after rare overturn order from court
# Courts
# Courts

Man acquitted of raping niece faces retrial after rare overturn order from court

Nov 26th 2020, 10:00 PM 41,011 Views 0 Comments

The 46-year-old man was found not guilty of rape and sexual assault earlier this year.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 23 November, 2020

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker

Nov 23rd 2020, 8:03 PM 51,258 Views 0 Comments

Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Retired doctor who abused seven boys loses appeal against conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Retired doctor who abused seven boys loses appeal against conviction

Nov 17th 2020, 2:07 PM 28,789 Views 0 Comments

The doctor was jailed for four years in February of last year.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 9 November, 2020

Two who murdered man with screwdriver at Limerick house party fail to have convictions overturned
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Two who murdered man with screwdriver at Limerick house party fail to have convictions overturned

Nov 9th 2020, 4:02 PM 22,729 Views 6 Comments

The two were found guilty of the murder of Shane Murphy on 30 April, 2015.

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal

Nov 9th 2020, 3:12 PM 34,945 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial

Oct 14th 2020, 6:54 PM 11,944 Views 0 Comments

A court heard submissions on the second day of an appeal against the farmer’s conviction for murder.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 1:36 PM 22,483 Views 0 Comments

Quirke was sentenced to life in prison last year for the murder of Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
# Squeezed Students
# Squeezed Students

'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs

Oct 10th 2020, 12:10 AM 25,780 Views 13 Comments

There has been no clarity from immigration authorities about when rules will be enforced.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 9 October, 2020

Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript
# Mr Moonlight Trial
# Mr Moonlight Trial

Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript

Oct 9th 2020, 2:04 PM 15,451 Views 0 Comments

Quirke was given a mandatory life sentence by Justice Eileen Creedon.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'

Aug 18th 2020, 7:50 AM 31,479 Views 0 Comments

“I am satisfied that by any reasonable measure it cannot be viewed as proportionate,” Mr Justice Seamus Noonan said of the original award.

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