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#Court of Appeal

# 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 22,351 Views 0 Comments

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

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner

Jan 15th 2019, 5:32 PM 15,228 Views 12 Comments

Matthew Kelly pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his ex-partner on 17 November 2017.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 14 December, 2018

Leaving Cert students expelled for posting video online of classmate snorting white powder
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Leaving Cert students expelled for posting video online of classmate snorting white powder

Dec 14th 2018, 1:55 PM 37,354 Views 0 Comments

The two students have appealed that decision to the Department of Education.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ex-Anglo banker Tiarnan O’Mahoney seeking legal costs for original trial
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-Anglo banker Tiarnan O’Mahoney seeking legal costs for original trial

Nov 29th 2018, 4:48 PM 11,240 Views 0 Comments

O’Mahoney successfully appealed his original conviction in March 2016.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 5 November, 2018

Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence
# Offaly
# Offaly

Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence

Nov 5th 2018, 3:42 PM 57,063 Views 25 Comments

The court heard that a juror apparently “smiled and winked” in the direction of the complainant and two gardaí.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Court of Appeal rejects application by Brian Rattigan to have drug dealing conviction quashed
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rejects application by Brian Rattigan to have drug dealing conviction quashed

Oct 10th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,652 Views 10 Comments

The 37 year-old is the first person to be found guilty of charges connected to drug dealing while in prison.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Man (81) who regularly abused daughter and granddaughter has sentence cut on appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man (81) who regularly abused daughter and granddaughter has sentence cut on appeal

Oct 4th 2018, 6:03 AM 32,424 Views 0 Comments

The man sexually assaulted his granddaughter between 1997 and 2001.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 27 August, 2018

Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Teacher who allegedly called student a 'little b***h' wins appeal to challenge dealing of complaint

Aug 27th 2018, 4:32 PM 33,259 Views 0 Comments

The High Court ruled Pierce Dillion was not entitled to a judicial review against Catholic University School in 2016.

Challenge to abortion referendum result dismissed by Court of Appeal
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Challenge to abortion referendum result dismissed by Court of Appeal

Aug 27th 2018, 12:07 PM 16,731 Views 43 Comments

The judge said that the challenge was on such flimsy and slender grounds that it amounted to “a frustration of the democratic process in relation to referendums”

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Kerry man (26) who broke into 73-year-old woman’s home and raped her twice loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Kerry man (26) who broke into 73-year-old woman’s home and raped her twice loses appeal

Jul 3rd 2018, 6:10 AM 25,354 Views 40 Comments

Mr Justice John Hedigan described the offence as “one of the most serious cases of rape”.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected
# Mark Nash
# Mark Nash

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected

May 8th 2018, 5:15 PM 31,331 Views 8 Comments

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women, whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman 21 years ago.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links

May 3rd 2018, 7:21 PM 9,172 Views 0 Comments

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, denies consulting with extremist leaders outside Ireland.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 27 April, 2018

Court of Appeal increases burglar's three month sentence to two-and-a-half years
# Unduly Lenient
# Unduly Lenient

Court of Appeal increases burglar's three month sentence to two-and-a-half years

Apr 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,108 Views 20 Comments

It found his original term to be too lenient.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Cousins jailed for 'fatal burglary' have prison sentences increased after originals found to be too lenient
# Courts
# Courts

Cousins jailed for 'fatal burglary' have prison sentences increased after originals found to be too lenient

Apr 26th 2018, 8:11 PM 17,553 Views 0 Comments

The man collapsed and died as he was about to confront the two intruders in his home.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Man who spent year in prison for crime he didn't commit has violent disorder conviction quashed
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man who spent year in prison for crime he didn't commit has violent disorder conviction quashed

Apr 24th 2018, 2:29 PM 20,106 Views 0 Comments

28-year-old Declan Tynan is now likely to apply for a certificate of miscarriage of justice from the courts.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 16 April, 2018

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment

Apr 16th 2018, 6:02 PM 21,302 Views 39 Comments

Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

Apr 16th 2018, 3:36 PM 22,901 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

Dublin man to have conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison for a crime he didn't commit
# An Innocent Man
# An Innocent Man

Dublin man to have conviction quashed after spending 11 months in prison for a crime he didn't commit

Apr 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 80,974 Views 0 Comments

Declan Tynan (28) was released on bail last October after another 30-year-old man admitted to being responsible for the violent disorder charge Tynan had been jailed for.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Letters in which man bragged about involvement in murder 'not reliable to convict him' court told
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Letters in which man bragged about involvement in murder 'not reliable to convict him' court told

Apr 12th 2018, 10:36 PM 16,055 Views 0 Comments

Daniel McDonnell of Brookview Lawns in Tallaght had pleaded not guilty to the murder

# court-of-appeal - Monday 26 March, 2018

'Devastating and demoralising': Marital rape survivor criticises judgment reducing man's sentence
# Appeal
# Appeal

'Devastating and demoralising': Marital rape survivor criticises judgment reducing man's sentence

Mar 26th 2018, 10:28 AM 27,087 Views 0 Comments

The woman – who cannot be named for legal reasons – said she was shocked at the reduction of the sentence.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Appeals court overturns its decision to allow Ian Bailey a retrial of his action against the State
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Appeals court overturns its decision to allow Ian Bailey a retrial of his action against the State

Mar 14th 2018, 5:36 PM 14,546 Views 0 Comments

Bailey had taken a High Court case against the gardaí and the State in November 2014 which he lost.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Call for tougher sentences over burglaries that 'destroy entire communities or ways of life'
# Fatal Burglary
# Fatal Burglary

Call for tougher sentences over burglaries that 'destroy entire communities or ways of life'

Feb 20th 2018, 8:01 AM 12,919 Views 0 Comments

Two cousins jailed over a ‘fatal burglary’ will have served their sentences by the time new jail terms are handed down.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Child abuser Bill Kenneally has launched an appeal against his 14-year jail sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Child abuser Bill Kenneally has launched an appeal against his 14-year jail sentence

Jan 27th 2018, 8:30 AM 20,253 Views 0 Comments

His lawyers are claiming the judge was “vengeful” and placed too much emphasis on victims.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 7 December, 2017

David Mahon loses appeal against seven year sentence for killing of stepson Dean Fitzpatrick
# Court
# Court

David Mahon loses appeal against seven year sentence for killing of stepson Dean Fitzpatrick

Dec 7th 2017, 12:54 PM 14,956 Views 24 Comments

David Mahon had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dean Fitzpatrick.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

State scientists were 'trying to do down' serial killer Nash, appeals court told
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

State scientists were 'trying to do down' serial killer Nash, appeals court told

Nov 7th 2017, 8:27 PM 14,161 Views 0 Comments

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 13 October, 2017

Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed
# Long-running Battle
# Long-running Battle

Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed

Oct 13th 2017, 11:43 AM 18,761 Views 73 Comments

The businessman claimed the dossier was part of a campaign to damage his reputation.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Woman who murdered man by driving car into Arklow harbour loses appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Woman who murdered man by driving car into Arklow harbour loses appeal

Oct 12th 2017, 12:51 PM 19,941 Views 41 Comments

30-year-old Marta Herda knew her passenger could not swim.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man who broke into estranged partner's home and made threat to kill has jail term cut
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man who broke into estranged partner's home and made threat to kill has jail term cut

Oct 10th 2017, 7:41 AM 9,266 Views 25 Comments

Martin Stokes (37) had pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and assault.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 11 August, 2017

Court rejects government order that would have compelled school to enroll student
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Court rejects government order that would have compelled school to enroll student

Aug 11th 2017, 4:32 PM 26,072 Views 58 Comments

A departmental committee decided that the boy should be given a place – but that has been overruled twice now.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

82-year-old man jailed for abusing girl has 18-month sentence cut on appeal
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

82-year-old man jailed for abusing girl has 18-month sentence cut on appeal

Aug 1st 2017, 6:20 AM 14,553 Views 37 Comments

The Wicklow man was originally handed a two-year sentence with the final six months suspended.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 30 June, 2017

Two former bankers involved in Anglo Irish Bank defraud scheme lose court appeal
# Court
# Court

Two former bankers involved in Anglo Irish Bank defraud scheme lose court appeal

Jun 30th 2017, 12:58 PM 12,429 Views 29 Comments

The Court of Appeal upheld the convictions of two former bankers jailed for conspiracy to defraud the public Anglo Irish Bank in 2008.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Northern Ireland court overturns ruling that abortion laws are in breach of human rights law

Jun 29th 2017, 8:08 PM 10,103 Views 16 Comments

The court also ruled that the final say on abortion laws should rest with Stormont and the national legislature.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times
# Laois
# Laois

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

Jun 27th 2017, 8:57 PM 22,877 Views 0 Comments

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

Courtney Lawes confident and ready after staking strong Test claim in Wellington
# Court Of Appeal
From The42
# Court Of Appeal

Courtney Lawes confident and ready after staking strong Test claim in Wellington

Jun 27th 2017, 4:30 PM 7,210 Views 17 Comments

The English lock did his chances of facing the All Blacks no harm today against the Hurricanes.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

The honeymoon's over: Leo's facing loads of challenges on his first working week on the job
# Honeymoon Is Over
# Honeymoon Is Over

The honeymoon's over: Leo's facing loads of challenges on his first working week on the job

Jun 20th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,789 Views 36 Comments

It’s his first proper week as Taoiseach and he’s already facing his first scandal.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 19 June, 2017

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Máire Whelan officially appointed to the Court of Appeal

Jun 19th 2017, 11:40 AM 23,233 Views 66 Comments

President Higgins made the appointment official at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin this morning.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Poll: Do you approve of Attorney General Máire Whelan being nominated to the Court of Appeal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you approve of Attorney General Máire Whelan being nominated to the Court of Appeal?

Jun 17th 2017, 9:50 AM 24,082 Views 64 Comments

The decision by Leo Varadkar’s government has drawn a deal of criticism from the opposition.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 16 June, 2017

Attorney General controversy: Shane Ross calls for review of Whelan appointment
# Cabinet Row
# Cabinet Row

Attorney General controversy: Shane Ross calls for review of Whelan appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 6:01 PM 12,409 Views 54 Comments

Máire Whelan is being appointed to the Court of Appeal – but she never applied for the role.

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 1:15 PM 51,556 Views 81 Comments

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'It stinks' - Criticism of decision to give Attorney General a job she didn't apply for
# Court Out
# Court Out

'It stinks' - Criticism of decision to give Attorney General a job she didn't apply for

Jun 15th 2017, 9:16 AM 35,191 Views 68 Comments

“This is not something that can just be gotten over with a casual ‘ah sure, we’ll do better next time’.”