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#Court of Appeal

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Joe O'Reilly's bid for freedom hinges on evidence book in jury room
# Murder
# Murder

Joe O'Reilly's bid for freedom hinges on evidence book in jury room

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:00 PM 21,985 Views 0 Comments

O’Reilly was convicted in 2007 of murdering his wife Rachel.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Court of Appeal sits for the first time, but they already have a 'ready-made backlog'
# Day One
# Day One

Court of Appeal sits for the first time, but they already have a 'ready-made backlog'

Nov 5th 2014, 10:47 PM 13,205 Views 15 Comments

The President of the Court said it is their goal to keep up to date with current appeals as far as reasonably possible.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week
# Justice
# Justice

Here are the newly appointed Court of Appeal judges who start work next week

Oct 29th 2014, 8:32 PM 14,941 Views 33 Comments

Chief Justice, Justice Susan Denham said the court will help with delays in the system.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland's judges are struggling to 'maintain services to which people have a right'
# Chief Justice
# Chief Justice

Ireland's judges are struggling to 'maintain services to which people have a right'

Oct 6th 2014, 2:33 PM 9,251 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has the lowest number of judges per capita in Europe.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

The High Court has two new judges, both women
# Judiciary
# Judiciary

The High Court has two new judges, both women

Jul 23rd 2014, 6:37 PM 20,330 Views 20 Comments

Another male judge has been nominated for a vacancy that arises in the High Court later this year.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 12 June, 2014

This UK terror trial could have been held entirely in secret
# Open Court
# Open Court

This UK terror trial could have been held entirely in secret

Jun 12th 2014, 10:30 PM 7,682 Views 4 Comments

The two men are accused of terrorism charges – and their names have finally be released. The verdicts will now be held in open court.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Simplify ballot papers? It could cause legal problems, say Environment officials
# Never Mind The Ballots
# Never Mind The Ballots

Simplify ballot papers? It could cause legal problems, say Environment officials

Apr 16th 2014, 5:34 PM 7,394 Views 21 Comments

55 per cent of people found last year’s referendum ballot papers confusing…

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

New Court of Appeal "will be up and running by October"
# Justice
# Justice

New Court of Appeal "will be up and running by October"

Feb 25th 2014, 7:08 PM 6,188 Views 6 Comments

The Justice Minister this evening received approval for drafting legislation allowing for the court’s establishment, and named the President Designate.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 7 October, 2013

East-west divide? Referendum map shows how the country split on Seanad
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

East-west divide? Referendum map shows how the country split on Seanad

Oct 7th 2013, 8:04 AM 14,273 Views 88 Comments

In the east they said No but in the west it was largely a Yes.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 5 October, 2013

AS IT HAPPENED: The Seanad is here to stay as referendum defeated
Live Oct 5th 2013, 9:56 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: The Seanad is here to stay as referendum defeated

Fianna Fáil: We put forward arguments which demolished Fine Gael and Sinn Féin
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

Fianna Fáil: We put forward arguments which demolished Fine Gael and Sinn Féin

Oct 5th 2013, 1:00 PM 7,163 Views 107 Comments

Niall Collins said that the party is not taking anything for granted but is encouraged by the results of tallies coming in from around the country.

'We don’t really simplify things that are straightforward': Ballot papers cause confusion
# Referendums
# Referendums

'We don’t really simplify things that are straightforward': Ballot papers cause confusion

Oct 5th 2013, 9:49 AM 12,977 Views 85 Comments

The green and white papers caused a bit of confusion yesterday.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 4 October, 2013

PIC: Low turnout reported as voters decide on Seanad and Court of Appeal
# Exercise The Franchise
# Exercise The Franchise

PIC: Low turnout reported as voters decide on Seanad and Court of Appeal

Oct 4th 2013, 3:15 PM 13,715 Views 117 Comments

Have you voted yet?

PIC: If you haven't voted yet these are what your two ballot papers will look like
# Exercise The Franchise
# Exercise The Franchise

PIC: If you haven't voted yet these are what your two ballot papers will look like

Oct 4th 2013, 2:19 PM 9,358 Views 50 Comments

Here’s what to expect if you’re heading to your polling station in the next few hours.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Minister expects low turnout and senators to respect referendum result
# Get Out The Vote
# Get Out The Vote

Minister expects low turnout and senators to respect referendum result

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:27 AM 3,804 Views 80 Comments

Phil Hogan said he’s not worried about claims senators may disrupt the government’s legislative agenda if the public votes to abolish the Seanad. Though he was speaking before last night’s defeat in the chamber.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

'It's certainly not a catwalk': 'Reservoir TDs' unite for Yes vote in Court referendum
# Court Referendum
# Court Referendum

'It's certainly not a catwalk': 'Reservoir TDs' unite for Yes vote in Court referendum

Oct 1st 2013, 3:31 PM 4,288 Views 17 Comments

It’s about as sexy as a referendum to establish a new court can possibly get.

# court-of-appeal - Sunday 29 September, 2013

How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage
# Balance
# Balance

How the rules have changed for broadcasters when it comes to referendum coverage

Sep 29th 2013, 6:30 PM 6,838 Views 21 Comments

Broadcasters don’t have to automatically give the same amount of airtime to both sides – but they do have to make sure the allocation is fair and balanced.

Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?
# Court Of Appeal Referendum
# Court Of Appeal Referendum

Explainer: What is the Court of Appeal Referendum all about?

Sep 29th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,017 Views 58 Comments

All the questions you were embarrassed to ask – answered.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Shatter: One judgment rule change will allow judges to assert their independence
# Court Referendum
# Court Referendum

Shatter: One judgment rule change will allow judges to assert their independence

Sep 26th 2013, 8:49 AM 4,549 Views 67 Comments

If the referendum is passed next week, as well as setting up a Court of Appeal between the High Court and the Supreme Court, the so-called ‘one judgment’ rule will be removed from the Constitution.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Column: The Court of Appeal referendum is a blind date with a moral hazard
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Court of Appeal referendum is a blind date with a moral hazard

Sep 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 58 Views 21 Comments

The implications of the Court of Appeal referendum are going over people’s heads because most citizens have never had any direct or personal engagement with the Supreme Court, writes Myles Duffy.

# court-of-appeal - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Poll: Do you understand what you are being asked to vote on in the Court of Appeal referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you understand what you are being asked to vote on in the Court of Appeal referendum?

Sep 22nd 2013, 9:15 AM 8,679 Views 178 Comments

The level of awareness about the second referendum being held on October 4 is reported to be low.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 19 September, 2013

Direct Democracy Ireland appeal for a no vote in Court of Appeal referendum
# No Vote
# No Vote

Direct Democracy Ireland appeal for a no vote in Court of Appeal referendum

Sep 19th 2013, 2:25 PM 6,229 Views 62 Comments

The political party say establishing a Court of Appeal will have ‘unintended’ consequences to the justice system.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 12 September, 2013

The 4 October referendums: Just five days to make sure you're registered
# Not On The List?
# Not On The List?

The 4 October referendums: Just five days to make sure you're registered

Sep 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,293 Views 25 Comments

The closing date to get on the register is next Tuesday. So, what do you need to do to ensure you’re on the list?

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Here is Alan Shatter's quick guide to the Court of Appeal referendum
# Shatter Says
# Shatter Says

Here is Alan Shatter's quick guide to the Court of Appeal referendum

Sep 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,300 Views 34 Comments

With so much debate on the Seanad referendum it is easy to forget the other thing we are being asked to vote on next month.

# court-of-appeal - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Poll: Do you want to establish a Court of Appeal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you want to establish a Court of Appeal?

Sep 8th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,144 Views 59 Comments

There hasn’t been much debate about it but there is a second referendum being held on 4 October.

The Court of Appeal referendum is one thing all political parties are agreed on
# Consensus
# Consensus

The Court of Appeal referendum is one thing all political parties are agreed on

Sep 8th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,546 Views 8 Comments

Fine Gael, Labour, Fianna Fáil, and Sinn Féin will all be calling for a Yes vote in the referendum to establish a Court of Appeal but their campaigns are expected to be low-key.

# court-of-appeal - Monday 2 September, 2013

Are you registered to vote in the October referendums?
# Check The Register
# Check The Register

Are you registered to vote in the October referendums?

Sep 2nd 2013, 9:29 AM 3,001 Views 16 Comments

Now you can check through Facebook.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog
# Courts
# Courts

Alan Shatter and The Supremes: New judges to deal with courts backlog

May 7th 2013, 3:41 PM 5,748 Views 21 Comments

The government has approved the appointment of two extra judges to the Supreme Court to deal with the current backlogs, some as long as four years.

# court-of-appeal - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Referendum to be held on creating new Court of Appeal
# Referendumania
# Referendumania

Referendum to be held on creating new Court of Appeal

May 2nd 2013, 1:00 PM 5,547 Views 57 Comments

Another referendum to add to the ‘referendums on the way’ pile…

# court-of-appeal - Sunday 3 March, 2013

Levels of activity in courts 'overwhelming' and 'unsustainable' - Chief Justice
# Courts
# Courts

Levels of activity in courts 'overwhelming' and 'unsustainable' - Chief Justice

Mar 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 5,018 Views 34 Comments

Susan Denham said failure to address the problems posed by Ireland’s appeal court system may be “damaging to Irish society and the economy”.

# court-of-appeal - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders
# Massereene
# Massereene

Brian Shivers faces retrial over Massereene barracks murders

Jan 16th 2013, 11:39 AM 4,493 Views 18 Comments

Shivers yesterday won his appeal against his conviction for the murder of two British Army soldiers in Antrim nearly four years ago.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Shivers wins appeal against Massereene barracks conviction
# Brian Shivers
# Brian Shivers

Shivers wins appeal against Massereene barracks conviction

Jan 15th 2013, 2:07 PM 6,285 Views 27 Comments

Brian Shivers appealed against his conviction on two counts of murder, six of attempted murder and one related to possessing firearms.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Wales striker Ched Evans loses rape appeal bid
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

Wales striker Ched Evans loses rape appeal bid

Nov 6th 2012, 5:56 PM 12,736 Views 11 Comments

Nine people who admitted to naming the victim on Twitter pleaded guilty to an offence.

# court-of-appeal - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Referendum will allow radical reform of courts system
# Court Reform
# Court Reform

Referendum will allow radical reform of courts system

Jul 17th 2012, 5:26 PM 4,060 Views 10 Comments

The Cabinet has approved plans for a major reform to the courts service – including the possibility of a secular oath for judges.

# court-of-appeal - Friday 29 June, 2012

Column: ‘The current situation of the Supreme Court is unsustainable’
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘The current situation of the Supreme Court is unsustainable’

Jun 29th 2012, 12:00 AM 867 Views 29 Comments

Chief Justice Susan Denham pays tribute to the Constitution on its 75th birthday – and examines the case for a drastic overhaul of Ireland’s judicial system.

# court-of-appeal - Saturday 4 June, 2011

Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Court of Appeal bans Fallon from riding in the Derby

Jun 4th 2011, 11:52 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

Pat Smullen now looks likely to ride Recital in today’s classic at Epsom.

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