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#Children's Court

# childrens-court - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb

The defendant was 16 when the alleged incident happened.

# childrens-court - Monday 22 June, 2020

13-year-old boy accused of torturing hedgehog in 'lengthy' attack

The boy appeared in court in Dublin accused of torturing the animal.

# childrens-court - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing

The two teengers are to be sentenced in four weeks’ time.

# childrens-court - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Explainer: Why the boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel's murder cannot be named

Despite the fact that the two boys have been convicted, they still cannot be publicly named even after sentencing.

# childrens-court - Monday 13 May, 2019

Boy (16) had semi-automatic weapon 'fully loaded and ready for use' under his bed, court hears

The boy was accused of unlawful possession of the gun and ammunition in December 2018.

# childrens-court - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Teen girl charged over Dublin face slash attack

The victim was seriously injured and hospitalised following the incident.

# childrens-court - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Boy (14) accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent to Criminal Court for trial

The boy made his seventh appearance at the Children’s Court today when he was served with a book of evidence.

# childrens-court - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

13-year-old boy accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent forward for trial

The boy’s mother caressed his face during the hearing in the Children’s Court.

# childrens-court - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Boy jailed for 12 months as Dublin cyclists blighted by canals menace

A judge told the Children’s Court that the jailed teen’s criminality was of an “almost unimaginable” level.

# childrens-court - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Teenager (15) who allegedly stabbed woman he met on social media app refused bail for fourth time

A garda testified that he feared the teen would be “likely to commit murder if released”.

# childrens-court - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Two teenagers charged over spree of taxi robberies in Dublin

The pair have been charged with three counts of robberies of taxi robberies dating from last December.

# childrens-court - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

# childrens-court - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Dublin girl left 'afraid to leave the house' following 'horrific' attack by teen she met on Facebook

The then 16-year-old boy assaulted the girl in Dublin’s city centre after meeting her online via Facebook in 2014.

# childrens-court - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Teen accused of causing €50k damage at Oberstown young offenders centre

The 17-year-old boy is accused of assaulting a staff member and causing €54,000 worth of criminal damage.

# childrens-court - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

# childrens-court - Monday 12 June, 2017

Sexually abused siblings lived in 'succession of very dirty, chaotic houses'

This case is just one of 22 being highlighted by the Child Care Law Reporting Project today.

# childrens-court - Friday 24 March, 2017

Community was 'devastated' by teen joyrider, court told

One of them, a priest, was seriously injured and left unable perform his parish duties.

# childrens-court - Monday 13 February, 2017

Teenager appears in court accused of raping girl on grounds of a Dublin college

There was no objection to bail subject to the youth obeying a number of conditions.

# childrens-court - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Teen boy to go on trial over alleged playground attack on girl (14)

The boy, who was aged 14, denies assault causing harm to the girl.

# childrens-court - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Schoolboy accused of false imprisonment of Joan Burton said he was "sorry" to gardaí

The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Labour leader and her advisor Karen O’Connell.

# childrens-court - Monday 19 September, 2016

"I worried what will happen if they manage to open the car doors" - Joan Burton

The former Labour leader and Tánaiste gave evidence today at a trial of a 17-year-old boy charged in connection with the Jobstown water charges protest in November 2014.

# childrens-court - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Mass rally to take place in support of water protesters ahead of trial of 17-year-old

The trial, due to begin next Monday, is the first relating to charges of false imprisonment in connection with the Jobstown protest which saw then-Tánaiste Joan Burton confined to her car for two hours in November 2014.

# childrens-court - Friday 9 September, 2016

12-year-old boy accused of bringing a hammer and a knife to school

He’s also charged with unlawful possession of a knife as a weapon at his school.

# childrens-court - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Court wants to know if 14-year-old found with heroin was dealing or being used by gang to clear debt

Judge John O’Connor described the case as a horror.

# childrens-court - Friday 22 July, 2016

Fifteen-year-old to face trial in adult court after man stabbed 20 times with a screwdriver

The youth appeared before the Children’s Court charged with assault at the Royal Canal in Dublin.

# childrens-court - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Teenager went on 'rampage' on Sligo-Dublin train after allegedly being assaulted

The 17-year-old boy has been detained for six months.

# childrens-court - Thursday 2 June, 2016

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.

# childrens-court - Saturday 9 April, 2016

13-year-old boy fractured man's skull during assault on Grafton Street

The boy, now aged 15, is charged with assault causing harm to the victim on 19 September 2014.

# childrens-court - Friday 8 April, 2016

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.

# childrens-court - Friday 10 May, 2013

Bed available at Oberstown for young boy following judge's comments

The Minister for Children was asked to appear at the Children’s Court this morning by Justice Anne Ryan.

# childrens-court - Thursday 24 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters

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