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#Circuit Court

# circuit-court - Friday 16 July, 2021

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year
# Appeals Court
# Appeals Court

Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year

Jul 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 66,442 Views 0 Comments

The man doused the woman and her children after he set alight petrol he spread in their home.

# circuit-court - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted

Jun 17th 2021, 10:07 PM 30,891 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) admitted to detectives he was planning to have his own solicitor abducted.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Man jailed after hijacking car from parent outside Tallaght creche
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Man jailed after hijacking car from parent outside Tallaght creche

Jun 8th 2021, 5:37 PM 17,427 Views 6 Comments

Thomas McDonnell was in a ‘drug-induced psychosis’ when he threw himself over the bonnet of the injured party’s car, the court heard.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Teenager to face trial accused of dangerous driving causing death of Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Teenager to face trial accused of dangerous driving causing death of Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:43 PM 22,324 Views 0 Comments

Cortes was struck by a car while cycling on North Wall Quay in Dublin.

# circuit-court - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules

Jul 30th 2020, 6:12 PM 31,886 Views 49 Comments

The ruling overturns a previous finding in favour of people living in direct

# circuit-court - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)
# Economic Downturn
# Economic Downturn

Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)

Jun 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 20,416 Views 1 Comment

Experts believe the process could provide a lifeline for troubled businesses in the post-pandemic period.

# circuit-court - Friday 24 January, 2020

A mother has been jailed for repeatedly assaulting and threatening to kill her children
# Dublin
# Dublin

A mother has been jailed for repeatedly assaulting and threatening to kill her children

Jan 24th 2020, 3:34 PM 56,557 Views 0 Comments

The woman was jailed for two years.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed

Jan 14th 2020, 6:45 AM 36,710 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty.

# circuit-court - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Boy (8) awarded €25,000 after falling and lacerating face outside Howth hotel
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Boy (8) awarded €25,000 after falling and lacerating face outside Howth hotel

Dec 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 24,143 Views 0 Comments

The boy scarred his forehead at The Deer Park Hotel more than five years ago.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
# High Court
# High Court

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

Jul 25th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,715 Views 62 Comments

The proceedings were taken after the four claimed they were overlooked for promotions between 2008 and 2009.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Toddler awarded €25,000 in damages from creche which featured on RTÉ's Prime Time
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Toddler awarded €25,000 in damages from creche which featured on RTÉ's Prime Time

Apr 10th 2018, 3:00 PM 26,211 Views 0 Comments

The crèche was the subject of a undercover investigation into the standard of preschools.

# circuit-court - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Judge dismisses claim worker's thumb injury was worsened by 'his daughter tugging it', awards him €23,000
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Judge dismisses claim worker's thumb injury was worsened by 'his daughter tugging it', awards him €23,000

Mar 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,035 Views 37 Comments

Robert Owczarek had injured his right thumb while stacking crates at Dunnes Stores in the Ashleaf Shopping Centre in January 2016.

# circuit-court - Thursday 7 December, 2017

'He makes me sick to my stomach': Uncle who repeatedly raped nephew jailed for 11 years
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

'He makes me sick to my stomach': Uncle who repeatedly raped nephew jailed for 11 years

Dec 7th 2017, 7:40 PM 36,201 Views 0 Comments

The victim described how his uncle mentally tortured him and rendered his teenage years “a sad blur”.

# circuit-court - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury
# Courts
# Courts

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury

Nov 25th 2017, 6:30 PM 23,457 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said the complainant had “a propensity of misinforming doctors regarding his injuries”.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam
# Amateur Fashion
# Amateur Fashion

'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam

Nov 14th 2017, 3:15 PM 33,358 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said Angela McDonagh set up the claim in an “amateur fashion”.

# circuit-court - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years

Jan 13th 2017, 6:35 AM 16,666 Views 34 Comments

The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.

# circuit-court - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court
# Car Chase
# Car Chase

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:24 PM 29,127 Views 0 Comments

The schoolgirl was forced into a car and taken away, until gardaí intercepted the car on the M1 in Dublin.

# circuit-court - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court
# False Information
# False Information

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

Dec 8th 2016, 7:05 PM 47,693 Views 0 Comments

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”

# circuit-court - Thursday 24 November, 2016

'How can I do the work the Government expects me to do when they wont give me the judges I need?'
# Circuit Court President
# Circuit Court President

'How can I do the work the Government expects me to do when they wont give me the judges I need?'

Nov 24th 2016, 4:43 PM 8,492 Views 0 Comments

The president of the Circuit Court, Justice Raymond Groarke said he would be five judges down in the New Year.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Man who fell off hospital trolley settles €60,000 claim
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who fell off hospital trolley settles €60,000 claim

Oct 5th 2016, 3:08 PM 23,575 Views 36 Comments

The nature and extent of injuries were challenged in the defence.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

Oct 4th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,221 Views 33 Comments

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche
# Court
# Court

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche

Jul 26th 2016, 3:31 PM 31,699 Views 121 Comments

The girl was two at the time of the incident, which left a permanent visible scar.

# circuit-court - Monday 7 March, 2016

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

Mar 7th 2016, 1:50 PM 33,950 Views 0 Comments

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Court rules that Dunnes were right to sack shop assistant who sold wine to 16-year-old
# Sting Operation
# Sting Operation

Court rules that Dunnes were right to sack shop assistant who sold wine to 16-year-old

Feb 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 33,454 Views 43 Comments

The judge accepted her mistake was a “momentary lapse” but he saw nothing unfair about the investigation procedure.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop
# Damages
# Damages

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop

Feb 10th 2016, 12:13 PM 19,814 Views 20 Comments

The Circuit Court heard that she suffered a concussion injury and soft-tissue damage.

# circuit-court - Friday 22 January, 2016

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial

Jan 22nd 2016, 11:37 AM 16,774 Views 0 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has been accused of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company
# Gambling
# Gambling

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

Jan 20th 2016, 3:06 PM 27,807 Views 14 Comments

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

# circuit-court - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl

Nov 5th 2015, 11:11 AM 22,366 Views 85 Comments

Michael Martin appeared in Portlaoise Circuit Court today.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Bertie Ahern's 'dig-out' friend sees D4 property handed back to the bank
# Courts
# Courts

Bertie Ahern's 'dig-out' friend sees D4 property handed back to the bank

Oct 28th 2015, 5:29 PM 21,299 Views 0 Comments

Jim Nugent told the Mahon Tribunal that he had given the former Taoiseach €2,500.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Disability charity granted injunction against employee who 'posted unauthorised photos of children online'
# Courts
# Courts

Disability charity granted injunction against employee who 'posted unauthorised photos of children online'

Oct 27th 2015, 5:09 PM 17,634 Views 0 Comments

Enable Ireland says it suspended Caroline Sheehan following several requests that she remove the images.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Woman settles case with shopping centre after she tripped on a stopped escalator
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Woman settles case with shopping centre after she tripped on a stopped escalator

Oct 14th 2015, 4:55 PM 27,483 Views 55 Comments

The woman damaged her knee in the incident.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche

Oct 7th 2015, 12:18 PM 34,812 Views 92 Comments

Court heard that she went from being a ‘happy’ child to a ‘;cranky’ one after being moved to a different room in the creche.

# circuit-court - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial
# Taking The Stand
# Taking The Stand

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial

Aug 13th 2015, 12:52 PM 15,124 Views 231 Comments

The Tánaiste will give evidence when over 20 water protesters stand trial.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

The number of female judges has hit a record high
# Lady Justice
# Lady Justice

The number of female judges has hit a record high

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:05 PM 15,559 Views 59 Comments

Exactly one third of judges in the country are women.

# circuit-court - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Four judges chosen to fill vacancies in High Court
# New Kids On The Block
# New Kids On The Block

Four judges chosen to fill vacancies in High Court

Oct 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,254 Views 8 Comments

The judges have been nominated to fill the vacancies that will arise when other High Court judges move to the new Court of Appeal.

# circuit-court - Sunday 12 October, 2014

There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year
# Court Orders
# Court Orders

There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year

Oct 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,612 Views 25 Comments

There were 313 made in the Circuit Court and 52 made in the High Court.

# circuit-court - Thursday 10 July, 2014

33 jobs saved at Kildare playgroup
# Play On
# Play On

33 jobs saved at Kildare playgroup

Jul 10th 2014, 9:04 AM 11,022 Views 2 Comments

Celbridge Playzone is the first Irish company to exit examinership through the Circuit Court.

# circuit-court - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Minister has been given the latest symphysiotomy report following judge's review
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

Minister has been given the latest symphysiotomy report following judge's review

Apr 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,690 Views 10 Comments

There are now two reports about the issue on James Reilly’s desk – but neither has been published.

# circuit-court - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed
# Thrown Out
# Thrown Out

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed

Apr 1st 2014, 11:57 PM 54,278 Views 114 Comments

Syvia Deehan was knocked over and injured in the course of a ‘Ladies Night’ event at the Lough Inn pub in south Dublin.

# circuit-court - Monday 31 March, 2014

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year

Mar 31st 2014, 11:36 AM 13,305 Views 5 Comments

The Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index showed that seven of the eight firms were SMEs.

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