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# court - Yesterday’s News

Teenager remanded in custody as gardaí make 'strenuous objections' about bail

The 18-year-old is charged with making threats to kill two people.

# court - Monday 28 September, 2020

TikTok: US judge temporarily blocks ban on popular app

The order banning the app was due to take effect at midnight on Sunday.

# court - Thursday 24 September, 2020

TikTok set to appear in US court to argue attempted ban is not motivated by 'genuine security concerns'

The Chinese-owned app is seeking a preliminary injunction against the ban.

# court - Monday 21 September, 2020

Irish men acquitted of murdering homeless pensioner in Sydney

They both had pleaded not guilty to the murder and said they had responded to an attack by the man.

# court - Friday 18 September, 2020

Man charged following seizure of over €600k worth of drugs

A 49-year-old man has been charged.

# court - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Teen (16) threatened 'to cut taxi driver's head off', court told

The boy was convicted of production of a knife as a weapon and threatening to kill or cause serious harm.

# court - Monday 14 September, 2020

Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022

Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.

# court - Friday 11 September, 2020

Teenager charged with vandalism of Winston Churchill statue in the UK

He was one of at least 680 people arrested in connection with 10 days of Extinction Rebellion protests.

Teen on trial charged with murder told gardaí he was trying to break up fight

The accused has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty to the murder of Azzam Raguragui.

Dublin pub killing: Man (41) convicted of murdering Michael Barr

He had denied the murder, which occurred in April 2016.

# court - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Man found guilty of murder after stabbing friend in Limerick bar

The panel of 11 men and one woman rejected Mark Crawford’s defence that he was acting in self-defence.

# court - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Witness heard deceased's friend laughing following fatal stabbing in Dublin park, court hears

The trial continues in front of Justice Paul McDermott and a jury of six men and six women.

# court - Monday 7 September, 2020

High Court challenge brought over passport for boy born through surrogacy abroad

In 2017 an application was made to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the boy’s behalf for an Irish passport.

Friend of teen accused of murdering 18-year-old during melee said he brought knife used in assault

He said the accused, who is also a minor, didn’t know about the knife until he saw the witness with it in the park.

Witness tells murder trial he lied to gardaí initially, claiming he was 'afraid' for his safety

The trial continues before a jury of seven men and five women.

Man charged with making malicious calls to family of Cameron Blair

The 20-year-old student was fatally stabbed in Cork in January.

# court - Friday 4 September, 2020

Murder accused told gardaí he stabbed friend in pub after deceased insisted he was owed €100, court hears

Mark Crawford is charged with murdering Patrick ‘Pa’ O’Connor in Limerick city over two years ago.

Closing stages reached in trial of two occupants of a car accused of assaulting garda

The jury today heard closing speeches from prosecution and defence counsel.

# court - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Teenager stabbed 18-year-old to death following row over bicycle, court hears

The trial is expected to finish tomorrow.

Trial of 43-year-old man accused of Limerick bar murder opens at Central Criminal Court

The man is accused of stabbing another man to death in a Limerick bar.

# court - Monday 31 August, 2020

Two Kinahan Cartel members jailed over plot to murder Hutch family member

Patrick Curtis and Mohammed Smew are the last two men to be sentenced for their involvement in the plan to kill Patsy Hutch.

Dublin man whose son was murdered last year jailed for six years after threatening to kill his son's killer

Stephen Little’s son, Sean Little, was found shot dead beside a burning car on 21 May 2019.

# court - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

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Maguire withdrawn from England squad after being found guilty in Greece

The £80million defender was arrested in Mykonos late on Thursday.

# court - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Manchester Arena families share grief as bomber’s brother refuses to face them in courtroom

Hashem Abedi, the younger brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, will be sentenced tomorrow.

Man to appear in court after cannabis grow house is discovered in Dundalk

The total value of the suspected drugs seized is believed to be in excess of €310,000.

# court - Monday 17 August, 2020

Group allegedly trespassing on Dublin housing construction site given until Wednesday to vacate

The matter will be re-mentioned before the court on Wednesday afternoon.

# court - Friday 7 August, 2020

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

# court - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Court overturns damages awarded during High Court sex abuse case and calls for rehearing of evidence

The High Court previously found that the former school chaplain wrongfully abused her.

# court - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Duchess of Sussex wins bid to keep friends’ identities secret

She is suing Associated Newspapers over an article which reproduced parts of a handwritten letter sent to her father in August 2018.

# court - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Man arrested following five burglaries and two attempted burglaries in Limerick City

He is due to appear before court today.

Man (20s) appears in court following suspected fatal assault in Kildare on Friday

A man in his 30s died after he was discovered with serious injuries at Glenaree Bridge

# court - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Woman (40s) to appear before court following discovery of suspected cannabis grow house

Cannabis plants and herb with a combined estimate value of €50,000 was seized at a house in Cavan.

# court - Friday 31 July, 2020

Monaghan farmer jailed for six years for sexual assaults on his grandchildren

The 67-year-old man was convicted last March of sexual assault and child exploitation six years ago.

# court - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Jailing Kinahan cartel member with claustrophobia akin to 'putting man with arachnophobia in a cell with spiders'

A Portlaoise Prison GP said Patrick Curtis’s anxiety is ‘severe’.

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

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

# court - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Michael-Healy Rae tells court he was 'rattled' by 'bullet in the head' threat in Dublin traffic jam

Cianan Doyle, 35, was today found guilty of a public order offence in connection with the incident.

Dublin man has conviction for taking part in gang rape quashed over undisclosed evidence

The Court of Appeal heard the case today and quashed the man’s conviction.

# court - Thursday 23 July, 2020

93-year-old former concentration camp guard handed two-year suspended sentence

Bruno Dey was convicted of 5,232 counts of accessory to murder.

# court - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Amber Heard denies telling ‘lies’ about claims Johnny Depp was violent towards her

The actress has been appearing as a key witness in Depp’s libel case against The Sun.

# court - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'Very unusual' that no further action was taken by Homeland Security against witness in Garda murder trial

US immigration expert said that he had never seen a case where a visa overstayer was released.

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