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#Court

# 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.

Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge

Last March, a jury convicted a 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child.

Woman (69) avoids jail term after trying to process bogus personal injury claim

Winnifred Lawrence was sent forward to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on signed pleas of guilty from the District Court.

# court - Monday 27 May, 2019

Fine Gael reacts to 'car crash' Maria Bailey interview: 'I think she did herself a disservice this morning'

TD Maria Bailey defended taking a claim against a hotel after falling off a swing.

Swing fall TD Maria Bailey says she won't 'bow down to keyboard warriors and bullies'

The Fine Gael TD today defended her now-dropped legal action against a Dublin hotel.

# court - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Ex-football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault on young boys

Higgins (66) sexually touched and groped victims between 1971 and 1996.

Teen (18) denied bail after loaded sub-machine gun found wrapped in tea towel in bin

He was remanded in custody to appear on 30 May at Cloverhill District Court.

Micheál Martin: Fine Gael TD's injury lawsuit 'flies in the face of everything being done to keep insurance costs down'

Maria Bailey alleges negligence or breach of duty against the Dean Hotel over a fall from a swing at the venue.

# court - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

McDonald's workers file dozens of sexual harassment charges in US

Allegations included groping, indecent exposure and propositions for sex.

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

French families sue Boeing over fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash

The 10 March crash of the plane killed all 157 people on board.

# court - Monday 20 May, 2019

Refusal to allow child with 'complex educational needs' attend school during summer challenged in High Court

The action has been taken on behalf of a six-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome.

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years

Mansoor Uddin pleaded guilty on the morning of his trial last February at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# court - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man (29) charged in connection with seizure of €63,000 worth of heroin and cannabis

The seizure was made by the Tallaght Drugs Unit.

# court - Monday 13 May, 2019

Hillsborough disaster: Outrage from victims' relatives as safety officer fined €7,500

Graham Mackrell was found guilty of failing to ensure there were enough turnstiles to manage unduly large crowds.

Man who raped woman at gaming convention loses appeal against length of sentence

Dominique Meehan said she has not been able to work since the attack.

Charges dropped against Conor McGregor in alleged phone-snatching case

Local media reported an out-of-court settlement.

The Explainer: How did Patrick Quirke get convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan?

In this week’s episode of our podcast The Explainer, we look at the evidence used in one of Ireland’s most prolific murder trials.

# court - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Three men to appear in court as part of Drogheda feud investigation

The men will appear before a special sitting of Drogheda District Court today at 6pm.