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# court - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Jail for man caught with images of child sexual abuse after material sent to undercover FBI agent

Dermot Whelan was sentenced to three years imprisonment, but suspended the final 18 months.

# court - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

# court - Monday 6 July, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell moved to New York ahead of court date on Epstein-related charges

Prosecutors have said the British socialiate poses an “extreme risk of flight”.

Man who put bomb on bus during Queen Elizabeth's 2011 visit loses appeal against sentence severity

His trial was heard in both Irish and English, as was his appeal today.

# court - Friday 3 July, 2020

French court orders investigation into ministers' handling of Covid-19 crisis

President Macron himself cannot be targeted by lawsuits while in office because sitting presidents have immunity from prosecution.

Two men charged over burglary and assault in Clonmel

A man in his 30s was assaulted during the incident on Wednesday.

# court - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Mayo man loses appeal against severity of sentence for sexually abusing three girls

He had already lost his appeal against conviction.

# court - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

William Eagers charged with murder of his wife Jean Eagers

The 60-year-old also faces a charge of producing a samurai sword.

# court - Monday 29 June, 2020

Man appears in court accused of stabbing three friends to death in Reading park attack

Khairi Saadallah (25) is charged with murdering three men in England on 20 June.

France’s former prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife found guilty in fraud trial

Fillon was accused of using public funds to pay his wife and children for work they never performed.

Johnny Depp in breach of court order in libel case against Sun newspaper, UK High Court rules

The actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher and its executive editor over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a “wife beater”.

# court - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Man caught with 100s of child sex abuse images after sending some to undercover FBI agent, court hears

The accused pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# court - Monday 22 June, 2020

Machine gun struggle between gardaí and gangland criminal ended in bathtub next to grenade

The Special Criminal Court heard the evidence during the sentencing of Derek Devoy.

Teenager armed with screwdriver subjected woman to 'terrifying' ordeal

The man, who was 19-years-old at the time, pleaded guilty in court.

# court - Thursday 18 June, 2020

First juvenile prosecuted for breaking Covid-19 restrictions granted bail

Members of his family have been infected with the coronavirus, the Dublin Children’s Court was told.

# court - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Man (20s) charged over fatal hit-and-run incident in Letterkenny

The man was discovered at around 4am yesterday morning in the Windyhall area.

Couple 'very much in love' bring High Court action aimed at allowing them to marry

They strongly deny any suggestion of being involved in a marriage of convenience.

Top criminal solicitor sent for trial accused of theft and perverting course of justice

Cahir O’Higgins, 45, appeared at Dublin District Court today.

# court - Sunday 14 June, 2020

Man and woman appear in court after cocaine worth €440,000 is seized in Clare

The drugs were seized by gardaí on Friday night.

Man charged after another man is stabbed in Swords

The victim was taken to Beaumont Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Man to appear in court after two people were stabbed in Darndale

A man and a woman were stabbed yesterday.

# court - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Man charged after gardaí seize drugs worth over €77,000 in Tallaght

The man, aged in his 20s, appeared in court today.

Man in his 70s charged over historical sex abuse allegations

The case relates to incidents which allegedly occurred between 1978 and 1986.

# court - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Court hearing into attack on Kevin Lunney hears that car seized by gardaí may have been 'accidentally burned'

The non-jury court heard this morning that the trial will commence on Monday 21 January 2021.

# court - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Man (39) accused of sexual assault and false imprisonment of two women on same day

The man was extradited from England and charged today.

# court - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Third man charged over alleged Christy Keane murder plot

The man appeared before the Special Criminal Court today.

# court - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

UK church asks family to translate Irish phrase on mum's grave amid concerns it could be 'seen as political'

Judge Stephen Eyre said non-Gaeilgeoirs might think the phrase was “some form of slogan”.

# court - Monday 25 May, 2020

Man who stole laptop from ambulance in Dublin is jailed for three years

Alex Harris has 63 previous convictions and was on bail for a previous burglary.

# court - Friday 22 May, 2020

Albanian national is first to be convicted for false application for Irish citizenship

The man originally came to Ireland under the alias of a Kosovo national and sought asylum under a false name.

# court - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Man due in court over investigation into alleged bogus law firm offering immigration services

He was arrested following searches in the Blessington area of Co Wicklow on Tuesday.

# court - Friday 15 May, 2020

Trump's earnings from diplomats staying at Washington hotel to face court probe

Reports suggested embassies of Kuwait, Bahrain and the Philippines have hosted events at the upscale hotel.

# court - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Woman due in court charged in connection with fatal stabbing of 33-year-old man

The incident happened in Gorey, Co Wexford in January of this year.

# court - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Man (23) jailed for four-and-a-half years at Central Criminal Court for beating his grandfather to death

The court heard that the accused had asked his grandfather if he had sexually abused two people, and after he replied, the accused “snapped”.

# court - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Limerick man hit neighbour 'nine times across the head' with a hammer, court hears

There was a special siting of Limerick District Court today.

# court - Friday 1 May, 2020

High Court hears of hope expressed that jobs in Irish arm of Laura Ashley can be saved

Today, Justice Leonie Reynolds confirmed the appointment of joint liquidators to LauraAshley Ireland Ltd.

Royal lawsuit: Newspapers win first round in Meghan Markle privacy case over letter to her father

A judge struck out part of Markle’s claim against the publisher, including allegations that it acted “dishonestly”.

# court - Thursday 30 April, 2020

Man due in court in relation to 20 fuel 'drive-offs' in Dublin and Kildare

The man admitted to the 20 incidents of fuel theft with a combined value of €846.51.

# court - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Man (18) charged with breaking Covid-19 law expected to also be charged over cocaine seizure

The man was arrested in the Ballymun area of Dublin yesterday evening.

# court - Monday 27 April, 2020

Teenager who stabbed uncle in dispute over heroin for his father is jailed for three years

The 19-year-old Dubliner said he wanted to stop his uncle providing heroin for his father.

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