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# court - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted

Jun 17th 2021, 10:07 PM 30,891 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) admitted to detectives he was planning to have his own solicitor abducted.

Defence lawyers in Kevin Lunney abduction trial dispute attempt to link phone number to accused
# Courts
# Courts

Defence lawyers in Kevin Lunney abduction trial dispute attempt to link phone number to accused

Jun 17th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,081 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues in front of Justice Tony Hunt, presiding, and Judge Gerard Griffin and Judge David McHugh.

Child rapist appeals indecent assault conviction on girl over 'adverse' media coverage
# Courts
# Courts

Child rapist appeals indecent assault conviction on girl over 'adverse' media coverage

Jun 17th 2021, 6:51 PM 22,097 Views 0 Comments

74-year-old Stephen ‘Rossi’ Walsh was convicted on 21 October 2010 of two counts of indecent assault.

# court - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork
# Munster Trial
# Munster Trial

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 41,409 Views 0 Comments

The woman was giving evidence in the trial of three men and three women.

Convicted rapist on trial for allegedly making death threats to barristers
# Court
# Court

Convicted rapist on trial for allegedly making death threats to barristers

Jun 16th 2021, 6:15 PM 17,606 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) is accused of leaving messages with threats to kill against barristers.

Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland
# Bord Na Móna
# Bord Na Móna

Court quashes permission for proposed Longford windfarm, the joint-tallest structure in Ireland

Jun 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 16,876 Views 44 Comments

Environmentalist Peter Sweetman brought the challenge against the proposed windfarm.

# court - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months

Jun 15th 2021, 5:47 PM 33,306 Views 13 Comments

Robert Byrne carried out 35 transactions using his grandfather’s account after taking the details of his credit card.

Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped
# Courts
# Courts

Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped

Jun 15th 2021, 1:08 PM 23,184 Views 0 Comments

The decision was made following legal argument.

# court - Monday 14 June, 2021

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

UK Supreme Court examines suitability of PSNI to investigate 'Hooded Men' treatment and killing of Jean Smyth

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 1:30 PM 16,199 Views 23 Comments

Lawyers argued those affected were entitled to ‘effective, independent investigation’.

# court - Friday 11 June, 2021

Two women who ran prostitution ring from Mullingar found guilty of human trafficking
# Courts
# Courts

Two women who ran prostitution ring from Mullingar found guilty of human trafficking

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 8:10 PM 50,360 Views 0 Comments

It’s believed to be the first conviction of its type in Ireland.

Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus
# Court
# Court

Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus

Jun 11th 2021, 5:27 PM 10,239 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the back in December 2012.

Dublin woman accused of leading 20 Garda cars on M50 pursuit sent for trial
# Gemma Greene
# Gemma Greene

Dublin woman accused of leading 20 Garda cars on M50 pursuit sent for trial

Jun 11th 2021, 3:38 PM 26,251 Views 0 Comments

Gemma Greene had been charged over a pursuit of car from Ballymun to Bray on 1 March last.

Men accused of Keane Mulready-Woods murder to go on trial at Special Criminal Court
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Men accused of Keane Mulready-Woods murder to go on trial at Special Criminal Court

Jun 11th 2021, 12:50 PM 10,155 Views 0 Comments

Keane Mulready-Woods died aged 17 in January.

# court - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Canadian man accused of slamming truck into Muslim family, killing four people, appears before court
# Ontario
# Ontario

Canadian man accused of slamming truck into Muslim family, killing four people, appears before court

Jun 10th 2021, 10:36 PM 16,982 Views 0 Comments

A nine-year-old boy orphaned in the ramming suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Garda appears in court accused of sexual assault and coercive control of ex-girlfriend
# Courts
# Courts

Garda appears in court accused of sexual assault and coercive control of ex-girlfriend

Jun 10th 2021, 4:58 PM 35,562 Views 0 Comments

The officer, who is in his early 40s, and cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested yesterday.

# court - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Case of man accused of launching firework at gardaí at anti-lockdown protest adjourned until September
# Courts
# Courts

Case of man accused of launching firework at gardaí at anti-lockdown protest adjourned until September

Jun 9th 2021, 9:31 PM 17,007 Views 0 Comments

Jake Merriman, 30, did not have to attend the latest hearing at Dublin District Court today.

Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges
# Courts
# Courts

Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges

Jun 9th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,643 Views 0 Comments

The other offences include alleged robbery, threat to kill or cause serious harm and production of a knife while attempting robbery.

Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne
# Court
# Court

Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne

Jun 9th 2021, 3:45 PM 16,683 Views 0 Comments

Schoolboy Josh Dunne, aged 16, was injured and later died in January after being stabbed in Dublin.

Man pleads guilty to 2017 murder of Limerick woman Rose Hanrahan
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to 2017 murder of Limerick woman Rose Hanrahan

Jun 9th 2021, 12:14 PM 17,714 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Iordache (46) was charged with the murder of Rose Hanrahan (78).

# court - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Man to be sentenced over incident in which woman drove vehicle while Garda was holding on
# Courts
# Courts

Man to be sentenced over incident in which woman drove vehicle while Garda was holding on

Jun 8th 2021, 7:38 PM 25,762 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Robinson was in the car with Christina Joyce when she accelerated away as a Garda was attempting to seize her vehicle.

No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

No inpatient bed for teen with 'significant and immediate' mental health concerns, court hears

Jun 8th 2021, 4:46 PM 10,202 Views 0 Comments

The only bed available for him was in an emergency accommodation hostel for homeless children.

# court - Friday 4 June, 2021

Second witness tells jury that teenager was 'brandishing' knife during argument outside Cork house party
# Court
# Court

Second witness tells jury that teenager was 'brandishing' knife during argument outside Cork house party

Jun 4th 2021, 7:21 PM 12,241 Views 0 Comments

The trial into the murder of college student Cameron Blair continued today.

Man accused of assisting Kevin Lunney abductors tells court he has 'nothing to hide'
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of assisting Kevin Lunney abductors tells court he has 'nothing to hide'

Jun 4th 2021, 2:18 PM 15,415 Views 0 Comments

The man said he was “definitely not” involved in the dispute over Quinn Industrial Holdings.

# court - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Kevin Lunney describes crawling injured on road after abduction
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Kevin Lunney describes crawling injured on road after abduction

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 6:13 PM 20,988 Views 0 Comments

He was giving evidence at the trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning him and causing him serious harm.

# court - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Irish sprinter Leon Reid denies drug and firearm offences
# Court
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# Court

Irish sprinter Leon Reid denies drug and firearm offences

Jun 2nd 2021, 3:28 PM 22,029 Views 0 Comments

The athlete appeared at Bristol Crown Court via video-link on Wednesday.

# court - Monday 31 May, 2021

Court hears nine-year-old girl's interview with specialist gardaí in trial of adults accused of abusing three children
# Court
# Court

Court hears nine-year-old girl's interview with specialist gardaí in trial of adults accused of abusing three children

Updated May 31st 2021, 6:16 PM 58,232 Views 0 Comments

The trial of three men and four women accused of sexually abusing three children in Munster opened before a jury today.

Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870k from TV station sent for trial
# Theft
# Theft

Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870k from TV station sent for trial

May 31st 2021, 2:56 PM 28,281 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Walton and her partner have not yet indicated how they will plead.

# court - Friday 28 May, 2021

Blanchardstown siege: Man charged with five firearms offences
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Blanchardstown siege: Man charged with five firearms offences

May 28th 2021, 12:11 PM 14,940 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Goulding was arrested at the scene on Tuesday night after garda negotiators spoke to him, the court heard.

# court - Thursday 27 May, 2021

No bail for three people charged with abducting young brothers found in Tipperary
# Courts
# Courts

No bail for three people charged with abducting young brothers found in Tipperary

May 27th 2021, 10:30 PM 33,914 Views 0 Comments

Two women and a man were refused bail at a court tonight after being charged with abducting two brothers, aged nine and four years.

# court - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Hillsborough disaster trial collapses after judge rules no case to answer
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Hillsborough disaster trial collapses after judge rules no case to answer

May 26th 2021, 10:52 AM 28,946 Views 25 Comments

The judge concluded there was no case fit for consideration by the jury based on any of the six counts on the indictment.

# court - Friday 21 May, 2021

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson must stand trial on three rape charges
# Allegations
# Allegations

That '70s Show actor Danny Masterson must stand trial on three rape charges

May 21st 2021, 9:06 PM 39,780 Views 0 Comments

The 45-year-old actor has been free on bail since his June arrest.

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month
# Qih
# Qih

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month

May 21st 2021, 5:52 PM 10,277 Views 0 Comments

The case had originally been fixed for trial on 11 January at the non-jury court.

# court - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine
# Joshua Allen
# Joshua Allen

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine

May 20th 2021, 9:27 PM 118,356 Views 0 Comments

The matter was adjourned until 8 July with Allen being remanded on bail until his next court appearance.

Man who threatened to kill family of murdered Cork student has been jailed
# Noel Barry
# Noel Barry

Man who threatened to kill family of murdered Cork student has been jailed

May 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 30,558 Views 11 Comments

He was jailed for three years suspending the last year of the sentence.

German soldier who posed as Syrian asylum seeker goes on trial for attack plot
# Franco A
# Franco A

German soldier who posed as Syrian asylum seeker goes on trial for attack plot

May 20th 2021, 4:31 PM 17,028 Views 0 Comments

The case has raised concerns about extremism in the country’s military.

Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'
# Jailed
# Jailed

Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'

May 20th 2021, 4:11 PM 36,358 Views 18 Comments

Karl (27) and Cian (30) Hughes pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Trevor Byrne found by court to have left phone at robbery scene before hijacking car
# Courts
# Courts

Trevor Byrne found by court to have left phone at robbery scene before hijacking car

May 20th 2021, 3:54 PM 14,383 Views 0 Comments

The court was satisfied that a mobile phone dropped at the scene during the robbery was Byrne’s.

# court - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children
# Courts
# Courts

Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children

Updated May 19th 2021, 8:07 PM 27,535 Views 0 Comments

The jury has begun deliberating in the case.

Galway restaurant claims they were defamed by Deliveroo
# High Court
# High Court

Galway restaurant claims they were defamed by Deliveroo

May 19th 2021, 6:10 PM 33,728 Views 0 Comments

The claim is made by Gastro Grub Limited, trading under ‘Tuco’s Taqueria’ located at Upper Abbeygate Street, Galway since 2015.

# court - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Woman tried to drug her three children a day before suffocating them, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Woman tried to drug her three children a day before suffocating them, murder trial hears

May 18th 2021, 9:16 PM 87,036 Views 0 Comments

The first day of the trial took place today.