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# Courts
Killer has appeal against conviction halted after being told to stop 'gesticulating and shouting'
Mr Justice Tony Hunt warned Keith O’Neill (46) during a court hearing today.
# Court of Appeal
Court upholds indemnity ruling on legal action over country's second mobile phone licence
The case was originally against the Minister of Public Expenditure, the State, BT, businessman Denis O’Brien, and former minister Michael Lowry TD.
# Patrick Harte
Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.
# Court of Appeal
'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction
The three judge Court of Appeal returned their ruling this morning.
# Court of Appeal
Sentence for man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside hoover too lenient, DPP tells court
A four-year suspended sentence was handed down in May to Stephen O’Connor.
# Court of Appeal
Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased
Anthony Smith was told today he would spend three years behind bars for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.
# Court of Appeal
Medical experts clash in FGM court appeal over cause of infant girl's injuries
The girl’s mother and father were found guilty of carrying out an act of FGM on their infant daughter.
# smuggling charges
Man found civilly liable for Omagh bombing to be extradited to Lithuania
Liam Campbell is suspected of international weapons smuggling in Lithuania.
# Letterkenny
Donegal man who broke neighbour's jaw and rammed into her house twice has sentence doubled
Leon Kelly tried to escape gardaí by swimming to Tyrone.
# Court of Appeal
Two men have convictions quashed for murder of 64-year-old Offaly man
The Court of Appeal found today that the men were not guilty of murder in a case of joint enterprise.
# stockwell six
Stockwell Six: 1970s convictions of three black men overturned by UK Court of Appeal
The trio, now in their late 60s, and three friends became known as the ‘Stockwell Six’.
# Adrian Donohoe
Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says
Brady (30) was found guilty of the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe last year.
# Court of Appeal
Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
The sentence was reduced by 2 years. with Crosby now expected to serve 3 years and 6 months.
# Courts
Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal
The victim was aged between six and 11 when the abuse occurred.
# George Floyd
Appeals court hears case of former police officers charged in George Floyd death
Thomas Lane, J Kueng and Tou Thao are scheduled to face trial next March.
# brooklyn colbert
Brooklyn Colbert, an 11-year-old murder victim, can now be named after court order lifted
Patrick Dillon murdered his 11-year-old nephew Brooklyn Colbert on 3 November, 2019.
# upheld
Court of Appeal rules children must be returned to mother in France after father argues for stay in Ireland
Their father decided he would not return them to their mother over a masks requirement in French schools.
# Courts
Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.
# Court
Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears
Brandon Power will come before the court again on 12 October.
# Court of Appeal
Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week
A Court of Appeal ruling has considerably changed certain long-standing practices with regards to reports of child murders.
# Court ruling
Ban on naming child murder victims ‘absurd’, Dáil hears
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
€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.
# Court of Appeal
'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears
O’Hare was due to appeal his sentence but had been unable to consult with his legal team while in prison.
# Court of Appeal
Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal
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
Man who targeted women walking alone loses appeal against conviction
The man, who can’t be named for legal reasons, had been convicted of offences for attacks on three women.
# Court of Appeal
'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare dismisses lawyers ahead of appeal against seven-year sentence
O’Hare was jailed for falsely imprisoning a family in their home and for leading a “disturbingly violent” attack on another man.
# the courts
Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?
A recent Court of Appeal judgment has thrown into chaos certain court reporting practices.
# Courts
Man acquitted of raping niece faces retrial after rare overturn order from court
The 46-year-old man was found not guilty of rape and sexual assault earlier this year.
# Courts
Woman who was raped as a child wins legal battle to name her attacker
Declan Hannon, 50, of Gorey, Co Wexford can now be named after a judgement by the Court of Appeal today.
# Court of Appeal
Retired doctor who abused seven boys loses appeal against conviction
The doctor was jailed for four years in February of last year.
# Court of Appeal
Two who murdered man with screwdriver at Limerick house party fail to have convictions overturned
The two were found guilty of the murder of Shane Murphy on 30 April, 2015.
# Court of Appeal
'Master manipulator' who abused seven members of one family loses appeal
The man was jailed for 20 years in 2017 for a series of offences over a 17-year period.
# Mr Moonlight
Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial
A court heard submissions on the second day of an appeal against the farmer’s conviction for murder.
# Court of Appeal
'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears
Quirke was sentenced to life in prison last year for the murder of Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan.
# squeezed students
'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
There has been no clarity from immigration authorities about when rules will be enforced.
# mr moonlight trial
Patrick Quirke's appeal of murder conviction to begin on Tuesday and involves 5,500 pages of transcript
Quirke was given a mandatory life sentence by Justice Eileen Creedon.
# Court of Appeal
Whiplash award reduced from €76,000 to €41,000 as judge says personal injury litigation 'should not be a lottery'
“I am satisfied that by any reasonable measure it cannot be viewed as proportionate,” Mr Justice Seamus Noonan said of the original award.
# Courts
Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.
# Court of Appeal
Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence
The High Court previously found that the former school chaplain wrongfully abused her.
# Court of Appeal
Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient
The 11-year sentence was to be reviewed after 5 years but the DPP argued that review was too soon.