An inquest into the death of 15-year-old Manus Deery, who was shot and killed by a soldier in Derry in 1972, has found that Manus was a totally innocent victim and that in any event, the shot fired was unjustified. Background
Belfast man Jack McCullogh has been declared innocent of the murder of a young girl after the oldest cold case trial in US judicial history. Belfast-born Mr McCullogh was indicted in 2011 on charges of the kidnap, rape and murder of seven-year-old Maria Ridulph in 1957, and was convicted in the subs
Dunnes Stores has successfully appealed a decision of the High Court which found that its comparative advertising directed towards products trademarked by Aldi Stores (Ireland) Ltd, was in breach of EU Regulations. The Court of Appeal ruled that the trial judge had erred in interpreting the regulati
Cork commercial law firm O’Flynn Exhams Solicitors (OFX) has announced the appointment of Des Lynch and Tom O'Byrne as partners. Mr Lynch and Mr O'Byrne have been appointed to the private client team and litigation and dispute resolution team respectively.
The first Irish legislation dealing with cybercrime was approved by Senators after its second stage debate in the Seanad yesterday. The Criminal Justice (Offences Relating to Information Systems) Bill 2016, which gives effect to EU directives and the Budapest Convention on cybercrime, will proceed t
A high-level inquiry should take place into the alleged leaking of sensitive documents from the Police Ombudsman's (PONI) office, the Police Federation for Northern Ireland (PFNI) has said. In a statement, PFNI chairman Mark Lindsay (pictured) said the incident underlined the need for a full inquiry
Belfast firm MKB Law has welcomed James McIlveen (pictured) to the team as a legal executive in the firm's debt recovery team. Mr McIlveen will be dealing exclusively with debt recovery and collection matters.
Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa should not pursue a hunger strike in prison in Cairo because it will harm his "well-being, health and cause", Foreign Minister Charlie Flanagan (pictured) has said. Mr Flanagan was questioned in the Dáil yesterday on the measures being taken by the Government to secure
Russian nationals who had either been taken hostage and/or injured during the Beslan massacre and their families as well as those of the dead suffered violations of their article 2 rights. The case concerned the September 2004 terrorist attack on a school in Beslan, North Ossetia (Russia). For over