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# Enoch Burke
School tells court that suspended teacher 'breached' ban on attending workplace
Enoch Burke allegedly voiced public opposition to a request to address a student by their preferred pronoun.
# Lady Gaga
Man charged in Lady Gaga dog robbery sentenced to four years in US jail
Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot and her three French bulldogs stolen in the incident in Hollywood last year.
All time
# case
England star Grealish smelt of ‘intoxicating liquor’ after crash, court told
The footballer, who admitted careless driving, was also said to be ‘unsteady on his feet’ after the incident during the March lockdown.
# Suspension
Man City to set out case to overturn two-season Champions League ban
The Premier League champions were sanctioned for a breach of financial fair play regulations.
# statement
Courts Service 'disappointed and appalled' at large crowd that turned out at Four Courts
It said the people endangered themselves, gardaí, court staff and court users to infection.
# Concern
'Really scared,' says Bundesliga's first coronavirus case
Paderborn’s Luca Kilian, 20, was the first player diagnosed with Covid-19 in the German top-flight.
# Insurance
MIBI welcomes withdrawal of case where man claimed he had to use wheelchair after accident
Video footage of the man walking without the wheelchair was shown in court.
# Trial
Cuba Gooding Jr to face trial over groping allegation
Gooding (51) is accused of grabbing the woman’s breast without her consent in a Manhattan bar on a night out.
# High Court
Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal
Garda Harrison seeks an order from the High Court quashing findings made in the Tribunal’s second interim report.
# Mr Moonlight
Secret 'intimate recordings' and Joe O'Reilly internet search - what the 'love rival' jury didn't hear
The recordings were ruled as inadmissible because his defence team argued they would suggest to the jury that he had “strange sexual proclivities” and could prejudice them against him.
# Courts
Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting daughter (15)
The final 18 months are to be suspended.
# Cold Case
Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.
# High Court
Graham Dwyer told that his challenge against how phone records were used in his trial is 'misconceived'
Dwyer is taking a case against Ireland’s data retention laws.
# Court of Appeal
Appeals court overturns its decision to allow Ian Bailey a retrial of his action against the State
Bailey had taken a High Court case against the gardaí and the State in November 2014 which he lost.
# WRC
Hotel worker told her pregnancy was 'a problem' awarded €15,000 in compensation
Two months after informing her boss that she was pregnant, she was transferred from her cafe work to setting up tables at the weddings venue.
# High Court
Case taken by Graham Dwyer against the state over use of mobile phone records 'could raise a number of legal issues'
Dwyer was charged in October 2013 with the murder of Elaine O’Hara and was convicted by a jury following a lengthy trial at the Central Criminal Court in March 2015.
# case
Athlone duo accused of match-fixing launch legal proceedings against FAI
Igors Labuts and Dragos Sfrijan were previously banned from all football-related activities for 12 months.
# High Court
Journalist John Waters to sue The Phoenix magazine
The writer launched High Court proceedings against the satirical magazine last week.
# omar omran
Mother accused of murder of son (3) is too sick to attend court
GP Maha Al-Adheem was due to face her second hearing at Dublin District Court.
# jobstown trial
If Jobstown jury not satisfied Burton was totally restrained in car, 'case has fallen at first hurdle'
The judge said the prosecution’s case had failed if the jury were not satisfied Burton and her assistant were fully restrained.
# Paul Murphy
Barrister tells Jobstown jury their political views "have to be left outside the jury room"
Closing speeches were given today.
# Mauritius
Michaela McAreavey case is not closed, says prosecutor
The Director of Public Prosecutions in Mauritius has said the investigation continues, in advance of his meeting with Michaela’s husband next Monday.
# Australia
Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case
He is charged with the murders of two women – a third woman was also killed but the investigation is still open.
# Rio de Janeiro
Pat Hickey could get his passport back today - paving the way for a return to Ireland
Hickey was arrested last August in Brazil.
# shaming
Playboy model charged for posting picture of naked woman on Snapchat
The Snapchat post included an insulting comment about the woman’s body.
# Courts
Man who raped woman and left her injured in laneway is jailed for 13 years
The woman was found “in a shocking condition”, the judge said.
# appeal
Dave Mahon to appeal 7-year sentence for killing partner's son
Mahon was sentenced for the manslaughter of Dean Fitzpatrick in 2013.
# Dublin
Teen to go on trial accused of €8k spending spree with stolen bank card
The 17-year-old is charged with 26 counts of theft.
# mother and baby home
Bethany Home survivor takes first step in bringing case to human rights court
The survivor who wants to bring the case said that it had taken 23 years to get to this point.
# Court
Man sexually assaulted his intellectually disabled adult daughter
The judge told the woman that it “took great bravery” to bring the case.
# Church
Leinster announce decision to appeal Cian Healy's two-week suspension
The province feel due process was not followed in Healy’s disciplinary hearing.
# poor policies
One in 10 sackings in Ireland is down to bullying
More than half of Irish companies do not have strong enough policies on bullying.
# Saudi Arabia
Woman 'has hand chopped off' while trying to escape employer
The woman allegedly had tried to complain to her employer about torture and non-payment of wages.
# Toddler
Dad accused of killing son by putting him in washing machine
The father claims he has no memory of the crime.
# Bad Ideas
This kid attempted to prove how tough his new case is, but failed miserably
Oh. Oh dear.
# cahill review
Northern Irish justice system apologises to Mairia Cahill over handling of her case
An independent review into the Northern Ireland Public Prosecution Service’s handling of Cahill’s case is to be published today.
# Egypt
Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn't facing murder charges
No other consular case is receiving greater attention than the Halawa case.
# Murder
Friends of Elaine O'Hara say "It was Elaine’s life that was put on trial, not Dwyer’s"
They described Dwyer as “a cold calculating man”.
# civil action
Ian Bailey "very disappointed" after losing his case against the State
He alleged he was unfairly targeted as a suspect in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier case.
# crimecall
Gardaí trying to solve the mystery of Galway busker 'Dave'
They also want to find out what happened with a post office raid.