A former personal assistant to U2 star Adam Clayton has lost an appeal against her conviction for stealing more than 2.8m euros (£2.2m) from the guitarist.
In 2012, Carol Hawkins was found guilty of 181 counts of theft from his bank accounts. The judge said she had used the money to fund a "lavish lifestyle"
The expensive items she bought included 22 racehorses and a New York apartment.
The Irish Court of Criminal Appeal has upheld the conviction. It has still to rule on the severity of her jail term.