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#Court of Appeal

# 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 16,670 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 13,591 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 28,797 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 20,193 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 54,510 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 26,409 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 21,613 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 35,350 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 40,806 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 50,412 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 28,733 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 22,627 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 34,801 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 11,902 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 22,330 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 25,121 Views 12 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 15,367 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 31,356 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.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 7 August, 2020

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,793 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence

Aug 6th 2020, 2:56 PM 32,079 Views 0 Comments

The High Court previously found that the former school chaplain wrongfully abused her.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:18 PM 26,581 Views 0 Comments

The 11-year sentence was to be reviewed after 5 years but the DPP argued that review was too soon.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Australian cricketer loses appeal to conviction for rape of sleeping woman
# Worcester
# Worcester

Australian cricketer loses appeal to conviction for rape of sleeping woman

Jun 30th 2020, 11:20 AM 37,806 Views 31 Comments

Alex Hepburn, 24, was jailed for five years in April last year for the attack.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 26 June, 2020

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian

Jun 26th 2020, 11:00 PM 37,883 Views 34 Comments

The DPP had appealed the ‘undue leniency’ of Eimear White’s sentence.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 12 June, 2020

Northern Irish man loses latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition to UK
# Eamon Ronald Harrison
# Eamon Ronald Harrison

Northern Irish man loses latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition to UK

Jun 12th 2020, 5:30 PM 9,106 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Ronald Harrison is wanted by Essex police to face 39 counts of manslaughter.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court overturns Dublin man's conviction for rape of his heavily-pregnant partner

Apr 28th 2020, 8:02 PM 52,246 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of two counts of rape following a three-week trial in 2017.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 20 April, 2020

Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal upholds gang's convictions for 2005 tiger kidnapping

Apr 20th 2020, 3:28 PM 18,925 Views 6 Comments

The court said that it was not persuaded of the merit of any of the grounds of appeal advanced by the gang.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 17 January, 2020

Boy B given April date to appeal conviction for murdering Ana Kriegel
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Boy B given April date to appeal conviction for murdering Ana Kriegel

Jan 17th 2020, 12:15 PM 21,003 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old was sentenced to a term of 15 years.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Martin 'the Viper' Foley loses court appeal over €738,000 tax bill
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Martin 'the Viper' Foley loses court appeal over €738,000 tax bill

Nov 20th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,505 Views 0 Comments

The Criminal Assets Bureau welcomed today’s judgement.

World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court
# Cardiff
# Cardiff

World's first legal challenge over police use of facial recognition tech to be taken to appeals court

Nov 20th 2019, 3:15 PM 16,287 Views 0 Comments

Ed Bridges says his face was scanned while doing Christmas shopping in 2017 and at a protest in 2018.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 14 November, 2019

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Unworkable' and 'unduly rigid' High Court finding on citizenship application overturned

Nov 14th 2019, 5:55 PM 18,978 Views 8 Comments

Last May’s High Court decision caused controversy and massive uncertainty.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 18 October, 2019

Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence

Oct 18th 2019, 4:47 PM 15,591 Views 0 Comments

Paul Flaherty (30) was found guilty by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last December.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Fast-track hearing for appeal of landmark citizenship case which created legal limbo for thousands
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Fast-track hearing for appeal of landmark citizenship case which created legal limbo for thousands

Updated Oct 8th 2019, 7:03 PM 24,010 Views 0 Comments

Citizenship ceremonies previously scheduled for September and December 2019 have been “postponed pending further notice”

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Ireland’s top judge warns new judicial bill has to be ‘robust’
# Frank Clarke
# Frank Clarke

Ireland’s top judge warns new judicial bill has to be ‘robust’

Oct 3rd 2019, 6:53 PM 10,781 Views 8 Comments

Chief Justice Frank Clarke said that while he wants to see the Judicial Council established by the end of the year, there should also be no shortcuts.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 25 July, 2019

October appeal date set in case of citizenship being denied if applicant has spent day outside Ireland
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

October appeal date set in case of citizenship being denied if applicant has spent day outside Ireland

Jul 25th 2019, 12:23 PM 16,224 Views 0 Comments

Last week’s surprise High Court ruling was branded by “absurd” by experts with the Justice Minister promising “urgent action”.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 5 July, 2019

Glenanne gang: Court orders independent investigation into alleged collusion
# Glenanne Gang
# Glenanne Gang

Glenanne gang: Court orders independent investigation into alleged collusion

Jul 5th 2019, 10:46 PM 21,335 Views 80 Comments

Families of victims have welcomed the news.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Court of Appeal to get more judges to deal with backlog of cases
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal to get more judges to deal with backlog of cases

Mar 20th 2019, 10:05 PM 8,253 Views 6 Comments

The number of judges in the court is set to be increased from nine to fifteen.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Supreme Court rejects appeal against Alan Shatter's successful challenge to Guerin report

Feb 26th 2019, 1:12 PM 16,141 Views 12 Comments

The Guerin report looked into the handling of Shatter of claims made by Maurice McCabe.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 25 February, 2019

Woman who made landlords’ lives 'utter misery' has five-year sentence reduced
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Woman who made landlords’ lives 'utter misery' has five-year sentence reduced

Feb 25th 2019, 8:53 PM 53,108 Views 23 Comments

Rosemary Jones was previously given a two-year sentence for forgery and a consecutive three-year sentence for criminal damage.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Appeal court 'compelled' to quash jury's guilty verdict in fatal crash case
# Perverse Verdict
# Perverse Verdict

Appeal court 'compelled' to quash jury's guilty verdict in fatal crash case

Feb 19th 2019, 1:24 PM 20,080 Views 0 Comments

The trial judge had told the jury it no option but to accept the defence of not guilty by reason of insanity.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Man diagnosed with schizophrenia 12 years after murdering infant son has conviction quashed
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man diagnosed with schizophrenia 12 years after murdering infant son has conviction quashed

Feb 13th 2019, 11:37 AM 22,287 Views 0 Comments

Yusuf Ali Abdi stood trial in 2003 for the murder of his son, Nathan Baraka Andrew Ali.

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