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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 18°C

# Circuit Criminal Court

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# Dublin
Passenger in stolen car recorded garda chase on Snapchat, court told
The driver of the Nissan Micra has been sentenced to 18 months, with the final 9 suspended.
# Balbriggan
Suspended sentence for 16-year-old who assaulted four women and teenage girl
The judge ordered him to complete the recovery programme in which he’s currently participating.
# Courts
19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials
They had previously asked that they go on trial together. The trials will most likely be broken up into blocks.
# Defilement
Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence
The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.
# Courts
Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care
The girl’s parents said the man’s actions would impact them as a family for the rest of their lives.
# Courts
"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer
Jeffrey Dumbrell (35) is currently serving a life sentence at Wheatfield Prison in Dublin. His previous convictions include murder, assault, and larceny.
Elderly woman too afraid to leave her home after carjacking, court hears
Cavan resident Francis Stokes (29) and Kildare man Martin Stokes (24) have been sentenced to four years in prison for the hijacking.
# Carton House
Man accused of possessing 67 allegedly stolen antique books said that he "can't read too well."
The man pleaded not guilty to possessing the books at his home while knowing or being reckless as to whether they were stolen.
# Courts
Man on trial for having ancient stolen books in his house
51-year-old Andrew Shannon stands accused of unlawfully possessing the antique books which were taken from Carton House in Co Kildare in or around 2006.
# Dublin
Boy (14) kept his brother calm during "cowardly" robbery by mugger
The judge praised his maturity.
# Courts
'An utter nightmare': Sex offender to be sentenced for abusing brother over five-year period
He faces two counts of sexual assault with a maximum sentence of two years each.
# Courts
Woman pleads guilty to attempting to abduct child from a creche
She has been granted bail.
# Courts
Man jailed for having sex with his underage step-sister when he was a teenager
Russell Ward (23) has been jailed for 18 months for carrying on the relationship which began when he was 16 and his step-sister was 12.
# Anglo Trial
Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans
Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer found guilty of giving loans to the Maple 10 but not guilty in relation to dealings with the Quinn family.
# Courts
Woman charged with assisting suicide in Dublin
Gail O’Rourke of Kilclare Gardens in Tallaght is charged with assisting in the suicide of another woman in Dublin in 2011.
# Court
Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident
The case arose after an accident in which a bus carrying students flipped onto its roof, resulting in the death of a teenager.
# Revenue
Year in prison for man who attempted to smuggle 20,000 cigarettes
The man was charged with evasion duty of the ‘Marlboro Light’ cigarettes which had a potential loss to the Exchequer of €6,706.
# Bray
Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths
The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.
# Anglo
Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014
The former chief of the now defunct bank appeared with two other former directors at the Circuit Criminal Court today as a trial date was provisionally set for next year.
# Anglo
FitzPatrick and two other former Anglo execs sent forward for trial
Seán FitzPatrick and two other former executives of Anglo Irish Bank appeared in court in Dublin today as they each face 16 charges of providing unlawful financial assistance four years ago.
# Courts
Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers
The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.
# Courts
Retired priest cleared of indecent assault charge
A judge directs a jury to find Fr Dan Duane not guilty of charges relating to an alleged incident in the early 1980s.
# Courts
Cork priest denies indecent assault of Cork teenager in 1980s
Fr Dan Duane goes on trial charged with the indecent assault of a teenager who went to talk to him about a family problem.