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#Court of Appeal

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ireland's Attorney General is to become a judge of the Court of Appeal
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Ireland's Attorney General is to become a judge of the Court of Appeal

Jun 13th 2017, 3:36 PM 18,068 Views 27 Comments

The vacancy arose following the retirement of Justice Garrett Sheehan in March.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 29 April, 2017

'Bit of an eejit' who got 'swept up' in cocaine handover loses appeal to reduce sentence
# Courts
# Courts

'Bit of an eejit' who got 'swept up' in cocaine handover loses appeal to reduce sentence

Apr 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 21,569 Views 17 Comments

Ciaran Nally was jailed for three years for possession of cocaine for sale or supply in Drogheda in April 2015.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 24 April, 2017

Man's sentence for abusing daughter and other young girls reduced on appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Man's sentence for abusing daughter and other young girls reduced on appeal

Apr 24th 2017, 3:08 PM 18,989 Views 0 Comments

The 47-year-old man’s consecutive sentences have been reduced from nine years to seven.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Man who poured boiling water over pregnant girlfriend has prison sentence doubled while appealing
# Cork
# Cork

Man who poured boiling water over pregnant girlfriend has prison sentence doubled while appealing

Mar 30th 2017, 4:28 PM 41,596 Views 37 Comments

The 25-year-old added sugar to the water to increase its boiling point.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 6 February, 2017

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Teenager, whose dangerous driving left woman with injuries for life, avoids jail for second time

Feb 6th 2017, 5:14 PM 25,905 Views 60 Comments

The Court of Appeals has said it “would not be in the public interest” to send 19-year-old Eric Ryan to prison eight months after his initial sentencing.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 3 February, 2017

Russian man who says he was born here in 1940 has citizenship bid overturned
# World War II
# World War II

Russian man who says he was born here in 1940 has citizenship bid overturned

Feb 3rd 2017, 12:04 PM 35,925 Views 43 Comments

The High Court had ruled in 2015 that Sergey Chesnokov had established he was born on Dublin’s Henrietta Street.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 30 January, 2017

Mother and child killer's life sentence appeal dismissed
# Aurimas Andruska
# Aurimas Andruska

Mother and child killer's life sentence appeal dismissed

Jan 30th 2017, 5:48 PM 17,451 Views 22 Comments

Aurimas Andruska’s appeal was dismissed on all grounds today.

Court of Appeal dismisses 'Slab' Murphy's appeal against tax conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal dismisses 'Slab' Murphy's appeal against tax conviction

Jan 30th 2017, 1:59 PM 15,784 Views 160 Comments

Murphy was sentenced to 18 months in prison last February.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 28 October, 2016

Ex-fireman who had sex with Transition Year pupil has sentence cut to two years
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Ex-fireman who had sex with Transition Year pupil has sentence cut to two years

Oct 28th 2016, 6:20 PM 41,922 Views 12 Comments

58-year-old Ron Tulie carried on a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl after giving a fire safety course at her school.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Man charged with urinating in public granted leave to appeal constitutionality of decision
# Seeking Relief
# Seeking Relief

Man charged with urinating in public granted leave to appeal constitutionality of decision

Oct 25th 2016, 9:27 PM 30,203 Views 0 Comments

Tezaur Bita is alleged to have parked his car on the Old Nangor Road in the early hours of 27 August 2015 and relieved himself in bushes.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Drunk driver jailed for death of boy was sentenced “as an example” argues lawyers
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Drunk driver jailed for death of boy was sentenced “as an example” argues lawyers

Oct 18th 2016, 6:01 AM 22,149 Views 0 Comments

Judge Keenan Johnson sentenced Finbarr O’Rourke to seven-and-a-half years imprisonment at Portlaoise Circuit Criminal Court on November 3, 2015.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 July, 2016

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister
# Barry White
# Barry White

High Court rules to allow former judge to 'earn his crust' as a barrister

Jul 22nd 2016, 9:49 PM 28,561 Views 69 Comments

White had been prevented from doing by a Bar Council rule that restricts the type of work former judges can perform.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Niece of Gerry Hutch will not face extra jail time despite "astronomical" number of convictions
# Donna Hutch
# Donna Hutch

Niece of Gerry Hutch will not face extra jail time despite "astronomical" number of convictions

May 31st 2016, 5:41 PM 34,393 Views 73 Comments

Donna Hutch was sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in June 2015 for attempting to stab a Garda with a syringe.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 27 May, 2016

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run
# Getting To School
# Getting To School

After yet another challenge, it's been decided Bus Éireann will stay on the school run

May 27th 2016, 2:38 PM 11,263 Views 12 Comments

The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that allows the semi-state to operate the service.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

1,400 drink-driving prosecutions can go ahead as ruling over breath tests 'as Gaeilge' is overturned
# Courts
# Courts

1,400 drink-driving prosecutions can go ahead as ruling over breath tests 'as Gaeilge' is overturned

May 10th 2016, 12:47 PM 24,747 Views 61 Comments

The Court of Appeal quashed the District court ruling today.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 22 April, 2016

Man with 423 convictions has sentence for robbery reduced
# Sentencing Problems
# Sentencing Problems

Man with 423 convictions has sentence for robbery reduced

Apr 22nd 2016, 8:17 AM 28,622 Views 107 Comments

Anthony O’Sullivan has had his sentence reduced from five to four years at the Court of Appeal.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 4 April, 2016

Wayne Dundon lawyers say notorious criminal 'entitled to justice'
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Wayne Dundon lawyers say notorious criminal 'entitled to justice'

Apr 4th 2016, 6:37 PM 19,444 Views 33 Comments

John and Wayne Dundon open appeals against their convictions this week in the Court of Appeal.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Two former Anglo officials have had their convictions quashed
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Two former Anglo officials have had their convictions quashed

Mar 15th 2016, 2:15 PM 29,303 Views 0 Comments

Tiarnan O’Mahoney (56) and Bernard Daly (67) were handed prison sentences last year.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 4 March, 2016

Couple sentenced over "shocking" death by neglect of Wexford woman have convictions quashed
# Filthy Conditions
# Filthy Conditions

Couple sentenced over "shocking" death by neglect of Wexford woman have convictions quashed

Mar 4th 2016, 2:13 PM 21,699 Views 18 Comments

Evelyn Joel’s daughter and her partner were charged with manslaughter and convicted of unlawful killing by neglect.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

European court intervenes to stop alleged Islamic State recruiter being deported

Dec 30th 2015, 10:30 PM 46,797 Views 0 Comments

The European Court of Human Rights made a dramatic intervention in proceedings this evening.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

82-year-old to stand trial for alleged abuse on young men almost 50 years ago
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

82-year-old to stand trial for alleged abuse on young men almost 50 years ago

Dec 23rd 2015, 2:46 PM 11,059 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal unanimously declared he should stand trial.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 18 December, 2015

Psychiatric nurse has conviction for stabbing three people overturned
# Court Appeal
# Court Appeal

Psychiatric nurse has conviction for stabbing three people overturned

Dec 18th 2015, 7:35 PM 11,876 Views 0 Comments

He had pleaded not guilty in court.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Corkman jailed for the murder of mother-of-three has won an appeal against his conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Corkman jailed for the murder of mother-of-three has won an appeal against his conviction

Dec 15th 2015, 2:24 PM 23,088 Views 0 Comments

Darren Murphy faces a possible retrial.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

GAA player jailed for assaulting opponent walks free after appeal is upheld
# Mayo
# Mayo

GAA player jailed for assaulting opponent walks free after appeal is upheld

Dec 8th 2015, 6:07 PM 20,334 Views 51 Comments

The victim had stated that he considers himself disabled and will “never be the same again”.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Drunk driver who killed a woman and paralysed another jailed for four years after successful appeal
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Drunk driver who killed a woman and paralysed another jailed for four years after successful appeal

Nov 17th 2015, 2:20 PM 19,426 Views 29 Comments

Sean Casey (27) had originally been sentenced to seven years in prison.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

There's been a very important court ruling for anyone being pursued for debt by a bank
# Courts
# Courts

There's been a very important court ruling for anyone being pursued for debt by a bank

Nov 10th 2015, 5:01 PM 78,356 Views 64 Comments

The judgment means a person who is being pursued by a bank for a debt is entitled to make full representations to the court.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

80-year-old who assaulted child multiple times a day has jail term cut
# Cork
# Cork

80-year-old who assaulted child multiple times a day has jail term cut

Oct 13th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,464 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Bassett was sentenced to four years in prison in May of last year. The assaults date back to the 1970s.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Man who bit off victim's ear in unprovoked pub attack loses appeal
# Sinister
# Sinister

Man who bit off victim's ear in unprovoked pub attack loses appeal

Oct 8th 2015, 6:10 PM 12,629 Views 15 Comments

The injured party had been “permanently disfigured” as a result of the attack, the judge said.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with 'maggots in her infected bedsores'
# Filthy Conditions
# Filthy Conditions

Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with 'maggots in her infected bedsores'

Oct 7th 2015, 6:42 PM 16,048 Views 0 Comments

They contend the jury should have been allowed to consider the HSE’s alleged culpability in the death of immobile MS sufferer Evelyn Joel.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Man who set fire to fiancee's house told never to contact her again
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man who set fire to fiancee's house told never to contact her again

Jul 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,575 Views 0 Comments

He had been living with his partner at the time, and a date had been fixed for their wedding.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 25 June, 2015

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates
# Home Thruths
# Home Thruths

The courts have backed the banks on high mortgage rates

Jun 25th 2015, 2:07 PM 13,758 Views 37 Comments

Lenders have been accused of “changing the goal posts against the consumer” on variable mortgages.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time
# Courts
# Courts

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time

Jun 18th 2015, 9:15 PM 18,908 Views 22 Comments

The 54-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 60 counts of sexual assault of six sisters between 1994 and 2005.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum

Jun 9th 2015, 7:41 PM 15,769 Views 9 Comments

One man is to appeal last week’s rejection of his challenge.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 5 June, 2015

Attempt to increase Wayne Dundon's 6 year prison sentence for threatening to kill and intimidate witnesses has failed
# Court
# Court

Attempt to increase Wayne Dundon's 6 year prison sentence for threatening to kill and intimidate witnesses has failed

Jun 5th 2015, 7:45 PM 19,981 Views 36 Comments

Dundon was found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of threatening Alice Collins that he would kill or cause serious harm to her sons.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 15 May, 2015

Paedophile principal has sentence for assaulting 11 pupils reduced to 2 years
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Paedophile principal has sentence for assaulting 11 pupils reduced to 2 years

May 15th 2015, 3:28 PM 37,906 Views 103 Comments

The judge said he was taking the “significant contribution” the convicted man made to his community into account.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 11 May, 2015

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction
# Court
# Court

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

May 11th 2015, 3:47 PM 15,096 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction
# Graham Dwyer Trial
# Graham Dwyer Trial

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2015, 8:01 AM 23,086 Views 25 Comments

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

The O'Donnells can stay at Gorse Hill mansion for another 3 weeks
# Stay Extended
# Stay Extended

The O'Donnells can stay at Gorse Hill mansion for another 3 weeks

Mar 24th 2015, 3:35 PM 11,348 Views 0 Comments

Judgement won’t be made until April 15.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

E's are gone: Michael D has signed that emergency law, making loads of drugs illegal (again)
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

E's are gone: Michael D has signed that emergency law, making loads of drugs illegal (again)

Mar 11th 2015, 11:01 PM 25,755 Views 53 Comments

Ecstasy, ketamine, magic mushrooms and crystal meth (etc. etc.) will be illegal to possess once again, from midnight.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?
# The Drugs Don't Work
# The Drugs Don't Work

Why are ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and other drugs all legal tonight and tomorrow?

Mar 10th 2015, 11:01 PM 66,697 Views 84 Comments

Emergency legislation is needed after a court ruling this morning. Here’s what happened…