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# Court

# Court
Man charged with murder of Garda Horkan was roaring in the street about snipers, trial hears
Stephen Silver has pleaded not guilty to capital murder.
# Courts
Man with 41 previous convictions who defiled teen girl has six-year sentence halved on appeal
The male was also placed on the sex offenders register.
# Aidan McAnespie
'We didn't want a pound of flesh': Aidan McAnespie's brother critical of sentence for David Holden
David Jonathan Holden, 53, was sentenced to three years at Belfast Crown Court this afternoon.
1st February 2023
# Court
Man with over 150 previous convictions sentenced to three years for burglary
Stephen Maher pleaded guilty to theft at an office at Point Square in Dublin 1.
# Courts
Man who stabbed former boss 19 times found not guilty of attempted murder by reason of insanity
Neil O’Dowd was remanded on continuing bail until 15 February.
This week
29th January 2023 - 2nd February 2023
# Courts
Man pleads guilty to sexual assault of eight-year-old girl
The man pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the girl at an address in Cork on a date between 1 and 7 November 2003.
# DePaul
Man jailed for setting fire to homeless hostel that left woman with catastrophic injuries
The fire at the Depaul Hostel in Dublin 7 was started by Keith Riggs (38) in March last year.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Enoch Burke
School seeks to amend court documents used as part of its ongoing action against Enoch Burke
Burke attended the school again this morning.
# Clare
Man allegedly attacked his cousin with slash-hook in Ennis, court hears
Peter Molloy is charged with the assault causing harm of Eamon Quinn on 23 January.
# regency trial
Special Criminal Court to deliver verdict in Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch trial in April
The judge said the court would notify parties if the judgment for the three accused is available before 17 April.
# Tipperary
Two men go on trial for alleged possession of €80k worth of cocaine for sale or supply
Michael Morgan (43) and John Walsh (36) appeared before Nenagh Circuit Court today.
# half moon bay
Man suspected of killing seven farmworkers in California due before court
Zhao Chunli was arrested on Monday at a sheriff’s substation in the coastal city south of San Francisco.
# Courts
Gerard Hutch prosecution stands or falls on evidence of Jonathan Dowdall, barrister tells court
Brendan Grehan SC, for Hutch, gave his closing speech this afternoon.
# Courts
Man who sexually assaulted 'extremely vulnerable' girlfriend over number of weeks is jailed
The accused man pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault of the woman.
# Courts
Gerard 'The Monk' Hutch will not take stand in Regency murder trial, court hears
The State today concluded its case against Gerard ‘The Monk’ Hutch.
# Cork
Man (30) charged with murder of 89-year-old Mercy University Hospital patient Matthew Healy
Dylan Magee appeared in Cork District Court today, where he was remanded to Cork Prison.
# Elon musk
Elon Musk gives evidence in federal court on second day of Tesla tweet trial
Tesla investors are alleging he misled them with a tweet saying funding was secured to take his electric car company private.
# regency trial
Lawyers for Gerard Hutch don't expect to call any evidence on his behalf, trial hears
The State is expected to conclude its case against Hutch and his two co-accused tomorrow.
# Courts
Man who repeatedly raped woman he met on dating website jailed for nine years
The judge said Bajo Ziflai had shown no remorse or acknowledged the harm he caused to the woman on the night in question.
# Courts
Mother of Mulready-Woods speaks of 'inhumane, violent and barbaric death' in court statement
Keane Mulready-Woods (17) was last seen alive in Drogheda on 12 January 2020.
Last month
January 2023
# Court
Farmer took shotgun and repeated 'I can't deal with this' after running over aunt, court told
Michael Scott of Gortanumera, Portumna, Co Galway has pleaded not guilty to his aunt’s murder, contending that it was a “tragic accident”.
# Courts
Man who repeatedly sexually assaulted his then-partner jailed for five-and-a-half years
The judge said Derek Reid’s actions were an atrocious violation of the victim.
# Court
Judge won't grant Enoch Burke injunction unless he complies with court order to stay away from school
The judge said that the balance of justice was tipped in favour of refusing to grant the injunction.
# Court
High Court to rule on application to sequester Enoch Burke's assets next week
Burke asked the court why it would take so long to come up with a judgment.
# Court
Teen who stabbed 16-year-old in Liffey Valley carpark sentenced to three years
Without medical intervention there was a strong possibility the boy could have died from the seven stab wounds, the judge said.
# road policing
'Hundreds of drug driving prosecutions' in limbo as gardaí await critical High Court case
The Journal has learned that dozens of drug driving cases have been adjourned awaiting an answer as to the validity of the garda arrests.
# Dublin
Man charged over killing of woman in Ashtown
The woman’s body was found at an apartment on Friday.
# Regency Hotel murder
Dowdall asked garda if he and family could enter witness protection, court hears
A garda gave evidence today in the Special Criminal Court.
# Courts
Men jailed for trying to acquire weapons for Real IRA awarded damages over unlawful detention
The three sought damages for the time that they spent in prison which the Irish courts deemed to be unlawful.
# Court
Kevin Spacey denies charges of seven more sexual offences in UK court
He now faces a total of 12 charges relating to four men between 2001 and 2013.
# Courts
Man pleads guilty to facilitating murder of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods
Mulready-Woods was last seen alive in Drogheda on 12 January 2020.
# Courts
18-year-old youth sentenced over attack during which man was kicked and beaten
Jamie Walsh pleaded guilty to assault causing harm at the Naas Road in Dublin on 18 November 2021.
# lee ryan
Blue singer Lee Ryan found guilty of racially aggravated assault of cabin crew member
Ryan was granted unconditional bail and the case has been adjourned until 24 February.
# Courts
'No further steps' to be taken by parties in Hutch trial in relation to 'curious development'
Gerard ‘The Monk’ Hutch (59) denies the murder of Kinahan cartel member David Byrne.
# High Court
Judgment reserved in Enoch Burke application to halt school's disciplinary proceedings
Judgment on the matter is expected early next week.
# Court
Enoch Burke's mother and sister in war of words with judge during High Court proceedings
The judge said he was rising for the day at the usual time that courts conclude business, sparking criticism.
# Courts
Father accused of attempting child abduction refused bail
He was charged with burglary and attempted abduction of the child on a date earlier this month.
# Courts
Former rugby coach and teacher admits to sexually abusing two boys in the 1980s
Judge Martin Nolan remanded John McClean in custody to be sentenced on 23 February.
# Courts
'Curious development' in Hutch trial as document disclosed to defence
The non-jury court returned today following the Christmas break.
# Court
Conor McGregor dangerous driving case adjourned due to flu
McGregor was arrested and charged with two counts of dangerous driving, being uninsured, having no licence, and failing to produce documents within 10 days.