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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Bail

Last month
January 2023
# Courts
Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch arrested for criminal trespass
Eddie Hutch Jr (47) was arrested at 10.56pm at a house six doors from his own home.
Last year
# Courts
Man accused of brother's murder in Tralee cemetery fails to overturn bail refusal
Patrick Dooley of Arbutus Grove, Killarney, Co Kerry, is charged that with the murder of Thomas Dooley.
# Bail
Mason Greenwood released on bail after attempted rape charge
A bail application was held in private today.
# Courts
Bail refused for man charged with sexual assault of woman who was 'fighting him off'
The fact the man, who was arrested on Dublin’s Camden Street Lower, is living in the UK.
# Court
Pair accused of knifepoint robberies targeting pizza delivery drivers
The pair, which includes a 16-year-old minor, are accused of targeting Domino’s delivery men
# Court
Man released on bail after being charged with assault of tourist in Dublin
The 18-year-old was charged with two counts of assault on Easter Sunday.
All time
# Courts
Bail granted to man (47) accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue
The man was arrested on Monday and held at Store Street Garda station where he was charged with criminal damage.
# bail request
Ghislaine Maxwell seeks $5 million bail release in Epstein-related case
Her lawyers cited the coronavirus risk in jail as reason to release her on $5 million bond.
# Courts
First juvenile prosecuted for breaking Covid-19 restrictions granted bail
Members of his family have been infected with the coronavirus, the Dublin Children’s Court was told.
Cancer patient (70) in prison isolation over concerns he could contract Covid-19 refused High Court bail
Ronald Gordon is charged with possession of cannabis and cocaine for sale or supply at Sarsfieldstown, in Gormanston, Co Meath, on May 8, 2019.
# Courts
Man (25) remanded in custody after being charged with robbery in connection with fatal collision
Jacqueline McGovern, 54, was struck by a car in Killiney on 10 March.
# Lyra McKee
Man accused of murdering journalist Lyra McKee granted bail
The case will return to court next month.
# Bail
Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith released on bail
Her bail conditions including residing at an address in the northeast and signing on at a garda station twice daily.
# Courts
Lisa Smith still on remand in prison despite being granted bail last week
Smith may yet may yet spend Christmas in jail over issues around the independent surety.
# kevin lunney
Three men charged with attacking QIH director Kevin Lunney denied bail in High Court
The three men were charged with assault causing harm and false imprisonment.
# US Court
Harvey Weinstein prosecutors call for higher bail, saying he could try to flee the country
The disgraced Hollywood mogul appeared in court for a hearing on his bail conditions today.
# Court
Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed
He was 17 at the time of the incident.
# Courts
Teen (18) denied bail after loaded sub-machine gun found wrapped in tea towel in bin
He was remanded in custody to appear on 30 May at Cloverhill District Court.
# Bail
Japan court grants ex-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn bail at €4 million
Prosecutors quickly appealed the court’s decision, delaying his immediate release.
# Nissan
Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn granted bail at €7.8 million in Japan
Ghosn was arrested on 19 November over suspicions of financial misconduct.
# Bail
Judge sets R Kelly's bail at $1 million after sex abuse charges
Kelly surrendered to police on Friday night after decades of allegations of sexual abuse.
# jayme closs
Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents
When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.
# golden lane
Man accused of slashing young woman's face in Dublin city centre refused bail
Mark Twomey is accused of slashing a young woman’s face three times with a Stanley knife leaving her with “life-changing injuries”.
# Courts
Boy (13) charged over Ana Kriegel murder released on bail supervision programme
The terms of bail, which required an independent surety, were not stated at the hearing today.
# Courts
Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody
At a hearing last month Boyle asked Judge O’Connor if he could be sent back to custody because he was struggling and finding it difficult on bail.
# appeal
Ex-solicitor Michael Lynn granted bail ahead of trial in 2020
Lynn had fled to Brazil.
# carles puigdemont
Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court
Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.
# Court
Two men released on bail after appearing in court over assault of Laois footballer Daniel O'Reilly
O’Reilly was assaulted in the Potato Market area of Carlow at around 1am on Monday.
# fortunestown
Man refused bail after being charged with handling €1,400 stolen goods during alleged Lidl looting
Liam Walsh, aged 26, appeared at Dublin District Court charged under the Theft and Fraud Act.
# Bail
Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina
Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.
# Court
UK Lotto millionaire accused of child sex offences has 44 extra charges brought against him
The offences offences include rape, sexual assault and child pornography charges.
# Inchicore
Prisoner whose family were injured in suspicious fire granted compassionate bail to visit them
Lawyers for the State had objected to bail.
# Northern Ireland
Police 'failed' in releasing violent offender who killed his partner three days later
Sean Hegarty, who had more than 70 convictions, was jailed for the murder of Caron Smyth and her friend Finbar McGrillen.
# Shane O'Farrell
'The State failed to protect Shane': Family of hit-and-run victim still seeking answers six years on
On the evening of 2 August 2011, Shane O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.
# Courts
Trainee electrician, 25, charged with providing funding to a foreign terrorist group
Married and originally from the UK, Hassan Bal has lived in Ireland for more than decade.
# High Court
Man wanted over attempted murder of police officer granted bail after mother puts up €30k
Sean Farrell (32) was arrested in Dublin on 23 March last on foot of a European Arrest Warrant.
# repeat offenders
People on bail suspected of committing 19,000 crimes last year
This was a sharp decrease in the amount of crimes said to have been committed by these suspects last year.
# Courts
Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years
The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.
# Courts
Man refused compassionate bail to attend grandmother's funeral in Limerick
Judges at the Special Criminal Court heard that he was a flight risk and could, potentially, interfere with witnesses.
# Driving ban
Mother whose son was killed by drink driver brings about change in bail law
Drink drivers involved in fatal crashes will not be permitted to drive while they are awaiting trial.