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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Bail

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# 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.
# ticketing case
Pat Hickey set to return to Ireland as bond money for passport is received
The ANOC said it was giving Hickey a temporary loan.
# Limerick
"A cowardly and vicious assault" - 3 men avoid jail after attacking man outside nightclub
The men paid €9,000 in compensation to the victim.
# Courts
Judge says it's 'not unreasonable' for David Drumm to sign on at garda station every day
The judge at a hearing today did note, however, that it would be hard for him to leave the state without being noticed.
# Disorderly
Man arrested on flight to Belfast for endangering safety
It happened on board a Flybe flight from Liverpool.
# reoffenders
People out on bail committed over 250,000 crimes in the past 10 years
CSO figures show that almost 26,000 crimes were committed by people out on bail last year alone.
# Dublin
Boy accused of attacking young man on Dame Lane refuses to get out of bed for court
The 16-year-old tried to escape out of a back window when he realised gardaí had come for him, the Children’s Court was told.
# Courts
Prisoner refused compassionate bail to go to his son's First Communion
The young man has 101 previous convictions but says he is now drug-free and won’t abuse trust.
# keeping tabs
There are plans afoot to electronically tag Irish prisoners on bail for the first time
The plan, set out in the new programme for government, has been included at the request of gardaí.
# Dún Laoghaire
Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone
The court heard that the mother had previously banned her son from using a smartphone.
# lorcan O'reilly
Bail granted for teen charged over death of 'decent young man' who tried to stop a fight
The 21-year-old was stabbed to death after he stepped in to stop a fight.
# Courts
David Drumm blows kiss to supporters in court before being released on bail
The former Anglo boss spent last night in Cloverhill prison.
# Bail
Man arrested over series of suspicious approaches to children released
Children were approached in Bangor over the past two months.
# Intelligence
Police arrest British 16-year-old linked to hacking of CIA boss
The 16-year-old was arrested in the East Midlands in England on Tuesday.
# Boston District Court
David Drumm due to appeal his bail refusal today
The 49-year-old is wanted in Ireland on 33 charges relating to transactions while he was chief of the now-defunct Anglo Irish Bank.
# Courts
French woman who came to Ireland 'to protect' autistic son granted bail
The court heard that the woman’s husband had travelled to France to access bail money and was arrested in connection with the case.
# court appeal
Psychiatric nurse has conviction for stabbing three people overturned
He had pleaded not guilty in court.
# Denied
David Drumm has been denied bail by a US judge
Drumm had asked for bail ahead of an extradition hearing in March.
# Bail
Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction
His case has been postponed until April 2016.
# claire byrne live
After killing of Garda Tony Golden, majority of people think laws on bail are too soft
Adrian Crevan Mackin was free on bail when he shot his girlfriend and killed an on-duty garda.
# Police
Male (19) arrested after 12-year-old girl found to be pregnant
He has been released on bail.
# new conditions
Will the new 'Bail Bill' actually prevent murders, robberies and kidnappings?
The government has proposed a new ‘Bail Bill’ to change the way bail is dealt with.
# oregon
Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested
Castronovo had sent a woman who accused him of rape 122 texts and called her 35 times since he posted bail.
# Prisons
Prisoner spent two hours on roof of Cloverhill today after retrieving drugs
It comes after inmates formed a pyramid to help a prisoner get on the roof of Mountjoy prison earlier this month.
# Court
Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls
He will go on trial on 13 July.
# history of violence
This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days
Police believe there is a possibility he may be in Northern Ireland.
# black lives matter
Jay Z and Beyonce "bailed protesters out after Ferguson and Baltimore protests"
The couple also gave to the burgeoning “Black Lives Matter movement”.
Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland
Jonathan Turley was supposed to return to prison on May 9 after being released on bail.
Irish nanny charged over baby's death to be released on bail
McCarthy will be confined to home and have to wear a GPS monitor and surrender her passport.
# Bail Storm
An Indian billionaire has to raise €1.4 BILLION in bail
The judge said he can sell three of his luxury hotels to do it.
# Investigation
Adam Johnson has bail extended and back in training as Sunderland lift ban
The England winger was arrested earlier this month over alleged sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl but could return to Premier League action this weekend.
# repeat offenders
Here's how many crimes were committed by people on bail last year
Figures show some 10,600 crimes were committed last year by offenders on bail.
# does not compute
Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped
The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.
# Massachusetts
Woman who hid existence of babies pleads not guilty to their murders
Erika Murray gave birth to her five youngest children in the house’s bathroom, attempting to hide their existence from their father.
# not enough
Court rules Patrick O'Brien's sentence for raping his daughter was too lenient
Patrick O’Brien had been given a 12-year sentence with 9 years suspended for the serial rape of his daughter Fiona Doyle.
# out on bail
Teen who brandished sword at Leinster House had 'no target in mind'
The 19-year-old unemployed male is to get bail after appearing in court today.
# Massachusetts
Irish nanny bail request denied by US judge
Brady has been charged with the murder of one-year-old Rehma Sabir who died of blunt force head injuries.
BBC broadcaster rebailed in Operation Yewtree investigation
Paul Gambaccini and another man have both been rebailed today.