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#Court

# court - Today’s News

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

# court - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Dublin man (41) jailed for sexually assaulting teenage girl during sleepovers

The girl told the the court that her “innocence and childhood were taken away”.

Man jailed for raping woman after she became lost on night out has conviction quashed on appeal

Mohamed Okda was remanded in custody to appear before the Central Criminal Court on Monday next.

Man (57) who spied on children in public toilets using hidden cameras is jailed

Kieran Griffin was sentenced to a total of three years in prison for a range of sexual offences.

# court - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February.

Man to stand trial accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video of alleged incident went viral

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

Man sentenced to two years in prison over looting during Storm Emma

John Doyle, who was found with three packets of cigarettes at the Centra store, threw trollies in the path of gardaí as they chased him through the shop.

R Kelly denied bail on federal sex crimes charges

The singer was arrested last week on suspicion of having sex with underage girls and recording it.

# court - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Sentencing of man who abused boy (13) delayed over confusion on whether he accepts guilt

Leddy had pleaded not guilty but was convicted on all counts by majority verdict.

# court - Friday 12 July, 2019

Former Miss Ireland Pamela Flood and husband could face jail for failing to leave €900,000 home

A court heard today that the couple had paid no money off their mortgage in nine years.

Suspended sentence for man who pleaded guilty to possessing 531 child pornography images

A factor in not imposing a jail term was the “undue delay” by the State in prosecuting the case.

Dispute between family members that run Claddagh ring business comes before High Court

The row involves brothers Andrew and Philip Fried, who are shareholders of Claddagh Jewellers.

Pregnant woman who led gardaí on high-speed chase with children in car to be sentenced

Judge Patricia Ryan adjourned the case for sentencing in October.

# court - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Travellers must leave unofficial halting site in Co Tipperary by next Tuesday, court rules

Tipperary County Council’s proceedings were brought against eight people.

# court - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Solicitors should be 'more selective' about personal injury clients, judge says

Judge Jacqueline Linnane was dismissing €300,000 in whiplash claims.

# court - Thursday 4 July, 2019

The Netherlands' most notorious gangster has been jailed for life for five murders

Willem Holleeder’s “life was determined by greed, lust for power and violence”, judges said.

# court - Monday 1 July, 2019

Journalist fined €2,500 after inadvertently naming boy convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder on live radio

The journalist apologised unreservedly and accepted it was a terrible error.

# court - Friday 28 June, 2019

Man (36) admits stealing mummified head from St Michan's Church

‘The Crusader’ was decapitated at the crypt in St Michan’s Church, Church Street in February of this year and stolen, along with another skull.

# court - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Soccer pundit Didi Hamann pleads not guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Hamann’s bail was continued, with the matter adjourned to 12 December.

# court - Monday 24 June, 2019

Woman at centre of alleged abuse 'horror story' tells judge she needs future supports

The 18-year-old has told the court she will need support to assist her in dealing with criminal proceedings brought against her alleged attackers.

Man who was sentenced in his absence for rape and sexual assault of boy is jailed

Anthony Moynihan was jailed today after he was brought into court following the execution of a warrant.

# court - Friday 21 June, 2019

'I just wanted to lie down and die so the pain would stop': Mother of abuse victim after cousin is sentenced to prison

Mr Justice Michael White condemned the “particularly severe and horrendous” nature of the abuse as he sentenced the man to 10 years in prison.

The Explainer: The story of the Ana Kriegel trial

A look at the trial which found two 14-year-old boys guilty of the murder of teenager Ana Kriegel.

# court - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Dublin man jailed for sexual assault of 13-year-old girl

The woman said the assault had a profound psychological effect on her.

# court - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Explainer: Why the boys found guilty of Ana Kriegel's murder cannot be named

Despite the fact that the two boys have been convicted, they still cannot be publicly named even after sentencing.

Man who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage ordered to pay compensation

Paul Crowther (32) threw the milkshake over Farage as he campaigned in Newcastle city centre on 20 May.

Camogie star Ashling Thompson pleads guilty to assaulting second woman in Cork nightclub

She will be sentenced in relation to both of the assaults next Tuesday.

# court - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Simon Harris says he'll look to protect Ruth Morrissey award in any appeal of her court case

The two laboratories involved in the case have said that they would appeal.

# court - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Man (28) charged in connection with fatal O'Connell Street stabbing

The stabbing happened on O’Connell Street at around 1.40am on Tuesday morning.

# court - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Ex-football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years for abusing boys

He was convicted of 45 offences of indecent assault on 23 May 2019.

Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche

The 30-year-old married man pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault on a date last year.

US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty

Timothy Jones Jr. was convicted of five counts of murder last week.

# court - Monday 10 June, 2019

Dublin actress gets 8-month suspended sentence for 'relentless' online harassment of CBeebies presenter

Frances Winston (45) pleaded guilty to harassing CBeebies star Ferne Corrigan on social media.

# court - Friday 7 June, 2019

DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect

However, he was released within minutes after lodging a notice of appeal.

# court - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Nurse in Germany given life sentence for murdering 85 patients

He already spent a decade in prison following a previous life sentence he received for six other murders.

# court - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Supermac's franchise dispute over 'antiquated' and 'dated' Limerick restaurant

The dispute arises out of who is to update the Ennis Road outlet.

# court - Monday 3 June, 2019

Truck driver charged over fatal collision with pedestrian

He was charged with dangerous driving causing death.

# court - Friday 31 May, 2019

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.

# court - Thursday 30 May, 2019

34-year-old Deaf woman sues HSE over being placed in facility for the elderly

Counsel said she had been put in the nursing home on a temporary basis, but that was almost two years ago.

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