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# court - July July 2022

Former soldier Lisa Smith sentenced to 15 months for Islamic State membership
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# Court

Former soldier Lisa Smith sentenced to 15 months for Islamic State membership

Updated Jul 22nd 2022, 11:40 AM 49,187 Views 0 Comments

Smith, 40, was found guilty in May of membership of the terror group but acquitted of financing terrorism.

Man jailed for six and half years for a spate of raids on Dublin shops
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for six and half years for a spate of raids on Dublin shops

Jul 19th 2022, 7:15 PM 28,069 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Fahey of Druid Court, Ballymun, Dublin, pleaded guilty to seven counts of robbery and attempted robbery.

German man to stand trial for the sexual assault of two girls in Ikea store
# Dublin
# Dublin

German man to stand trial for the sexual assault of two girls in Ikea store

Jul 19th 2022, 3:49 PM 34,184 Views 0 Comments

Christian Mayer, 47, with an address at Johannes Strasse in Nuremberg, was extradited in January.

Rapist who entered woman's home with crowbar jailed for ten years
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# Court

Rapist who entered woman's home with crowbar jailed for ten years

Jul 15th 2022, 6:57 PM 35,610 Views 0 Comments

The victim continues to suffer effects such as flashbacks, nightmares, PTSD and panic attacks.

Well-known French actor claims he is the victim of €6 million fraud by ‘Irish lord’
# Dany Boon
# Dany Boon

Well-known French actor claims he is the victim of €6 million fraud by ‘Irish lord’

Jul 14th 2022, 6:00 PM 47,920 Views 0 Comments

A large number of the companies connected to the case appear to be registered in Ireland, a court was told.

Dean Kerrie found guilty of manslaughter of Waterford fisherman
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# Court

Dean Kerrie found guilty of manslaughter of Waterford fisherman

Jul 13th 2022, 6:58 PM 12,327 Views 0 Comments

The judge told the jury that an acquittal, or charges of manslaughter, or murder were possible.

More Mother and Baby Home survivors to take legal action if they're excluded from Redress Bill
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# Court

More Mother and Baby Home survivors to take legal action if they're excluded from Redress Bill

Updated Jul 13th 2022, 5:10 PM 7,580 Views 0 Comments

There is mounting pressure on the Government to extend the redress scheme to cover extra survivors.

Farmer fined €500 for poisoning protected bird species in Co Wicklow
# Buzzard
# Buzzard

Farmer fined €500 for poisoning protected bird species in Co Wicklow

Jul 13th 2022, 1:00 PM 21,046 Views 0 Comments

The Minister of State for Heritage called it a “particularly heinous and disturbing wildlife crime”.

Men appear in court for bringing deceased pensioner to Carlow post office
# Pension Payment
# Pension Payment

Men appear in court for bringing deceased pensioner to Carlow post office

Jul 12th 2022, 6:36 PM 40,668 Views 0 Comments

The garda investigation has so far shown the pensioner did not die suddenly at the post office.

David Beckham stalker appeared at his home after series of 'increasingly threatening' letters
# Court
# Court

David Beckham stalker appeared at his home after series of 'increasingly threatening' letters

Jul 12th 2022, 2:01 PM 18,591 Views 2 Comments

The former Manchester United and England star was targeted by a woman last year.

Former St Vincent's hospital staff member avoids jail after spending €22k on company credit card
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# Courts

Former St Vincent's hospital staff member avoids jail after spending €22k on company credit card

Jul 11th 2022, 7:20 PM 39,213 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Russell pleaded guilty to six counts of theft and deception on dates between August 2014 and June 2015.

Lisa Smith has already served a sentence and should not be jailed, lawyers tell court
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# Courts

Lisa Smith has already served a sentence and should not be jailed, lawyers tell court

Updated Jul 11th 2022, 3:29 PM 25,807 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Smith already served a custodial sentence in Syria and has lived with a 13-hour daily curfew since 2019.

Man jailed for possession of child abuse images after he was caught taking 'up-skirt' pictures on Luas
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for possession of child abuse images after he was caught taking 'up-skirt' pictures on Luas

Jul 8th 2022, 6:35 PM 30,237 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that over half a million similar images were found on a flash drive after the man’s home was searched.

US basketball star Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia
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From The42
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US basketball star Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia

Jul 7th 2022, 4:09 PM 4,345 Views 0 Comments

Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February.

'Serious' criminal trials in Dublin being delayed due to ongoing rise of Covid-19 cases
# Courts
# Courts

'Serious' criminal trials in Dublin being delayed due to ongoing rise of Covid-19 cases

Jul 5th 2022, 6:02 PM 11,756 Views 0 Comments

At least three courts at the Criminal Courts of Justice were not able to sit as a result of parties involved in cases having to isolate.

Tennis star Kyrgios charged with assault in Australia
# Due In Court
From The42
# Due In Court

Tennis star Kyrgios charged with assault in Australia

Jul 5th 2022, 1:25 PM 40,421 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon on Monday.

Amber Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Johnny Depp defamation trial
# Post Trial Motions
# Post Trial Motions

Amber Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Johnny Depp defamation trial

Jul 4th 2022, 10:30 PM 30,311 Views 24 Comments

Heard’s lawyers argued that the verdict was not supported by the evidence.

Martial arts instructor jailed for four years for sexually exploiting three of his students
# Courts
# Courts

Martial arts instructor jailed for four years for sexually exploiting three of his students

Jul 4th 2022, 6:29 PM 34,076 Views 0 Comments

The man moved to the UK in 2016 before he was charged with any offences, but was extradited back to Ireland last year.

Man who drove over garda's leg during pursuit jailed for four years
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# Courts

Man who drove over garda's leg during pursuit jailed for four years

Jul 4th 2022, 3:14 PM 24,875 Views 0 Comments

James Flood pleaded guilty to intentionally or recklessly engaging in conduct which resulted in the injury of a member of the gardaí.

Man who helped cause €120,000 in damage to Oberstown Detention Centre jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who helped cause €120,000 in damage to Oberstown Detention Centre jailed for four years

Jul 4th 2022, 12:59 PM 20,776 Views 0 Comments

A second man’s sentencing was adjourned to 8 July to review a psychological report.

Man jailed for three years over attack on first-year student at DCU
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man jailed for three years over attack on first-year student at DCU

Jul 1st 2022, 6:29 PM 29,452 Views 0 Comments

The court had heard two men attacked the student as he was returning from a shop to his on-campus accommodation.

# court - June June 2022

Evidence missing in trial of woman convicted for human trafficking, court told
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Evidence missing in trial of woman convicted for human trafficking, court told

Jun 30th 2022, 7:34 PM 16,110 Views 0 Comments

Alicia Edosa and her co-accused Edith Enoghaghase were jailed following a six-week trial last year.

ESB Networks fined over greenhouse gas leakages at Moneypoint power station
# Leaks
# Leaks

ESB Networks fined over greenhouse gas leakages at Moneypoint power station

Jun 30th 2022, 5:30 PM 7,949 Views 0 Comments

It was fined €1,000 and must pay €20,390 in legal costs over the emission of sulphur hexafluoride in 2018 and 2019.

Man accused of fatal shooting either guilty or 'most unlucky person ever', prosecutor argues
# Closing Speech
# Closing Speech

Man accused of fatal shooting either guilty or 'most unlucky person ever', prosecutor argues

Jun 30th 2022, 2:55 PM 18,338 Views 0 Comments

The man denies shooting dead a dad-of-one as he pushed his young son in a pram.

Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes
# Me Too
# Me Too

Singer R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years over sex crimes

Updated Jun 29th 2022, 8:22 PM 40,525 Views 0 Comments

Kelly’s conviction was widely seen as a milestone for the #MeToo movement.

Ex-Christian brother teacher convicted of molesting two boys gets 30-month jail sentence
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# Court

Ex-Christian brother teacher convicted of molesting two boys gets 30-month jail sentence

Jun 29th 2022, 2:47 PM 26,525 Views 0 Comments

One victim said he felt humiliated by his abuser and that the man had stolen his faith in God.

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes
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# Trial

Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes

Updated Jun 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 55,433 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors had asked that Maxwell receive between 30 and 55 years in jail.

Teen avoids custodial sentence over incident where girl was knocked under Dart at Howth Junction
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen avoids custodial sentence over incident where girl was knocked under Dart at Howth Junction

Jun 28th 2022, 4:26 PM 28,180 Views 0 Comments

The teenager, who was part of a rowdy gang intimidating commuters, was released on six months’ supervised probation.

Man who stabbed ex-partner's boyfriend in 'sneak attack' found guilty of murder
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who stabbed ex-partner's boyfriend in 'sneak attack' found guilty of murder

Jun 27th 2022, 7:57 PM 24,440 Views 0 Comments

Nassar Ahmed the stabbing was in self defence but this was not accepted by the jury.

Woman welcomes Court of Appeal decision not to reduce rapist father’s 18-year jail term
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# Court

Woman welcomes Court of Appeal decision not to reduce rapist father’s 18-year jail term

Jun 27th 2022, 7:08 PM 21,242 Views 0 Comments

The former member of the Defence Forces had pleaded guilty to numerous counts of rape, indecent assault and sexual assault.

Cork woman jailed for campaign of harrassment against former TD and community activist
# Cork
# Cork

Cork woman jailed for campaign of harrassment against former TD and community activist

Jun 27th 2022, 3:21 PM 19,134 Views 0 Comments

Sonya Egan of The Lawn, Lios Cara, Killeens, Co Cork sent thousands of emails to former Cork North Central Sinn Fein TD Jonathan O’Brien.

GSOC investigation into fatal shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí has 'made significant progress'
# Inquest
# Inquest

GSOC investigation into fatal shooting of George Nkencho by gardaí has 'made significant progress'

Jun 27th 2022, 1:56 PM 13,266 Views 0 Comments

Nkencho was fatally wounded by members of the Garda Armed Support Unit outside his home in December 2020.

McGregor facing possible ‘further charges’ for dangerous driving
# Bentley
# Bentley

McGregor facing possible ‘further charges’ for dangerous driving

Jun 23rd 2022, 1:02 PM 28,804 Views 0 Comments

The MMA fighter has not indicated a plea.

Former solicitor Michael Lynn retrial set for October 2023
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# DPP

Former solicitor Michael Lynn retrial set for October 2023

Jun 20th 2022, 2:11 PM 11,687 Views 0 Comments

Lynn pleaded not guilty to 21 counts of theft between in 2006 and 2007,

Graham Dwyer's appeal against murder conviction could be heard in autumn
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# Courts

Graham Dwyer's appeal against murder conviction could be heard in autumn

Jun 20th 2022, 11:31 AM 11,745 Views 0 Comments

Dwyer claims that data gathered from his phone should not have been used at his trial.

Toddler who died after ingesting methadone sustained 'devastating brain injury', court told
# Courts
# Courts

Toddler who died after ingesting methadone sustained 'devastating brain injury', court told

Jun 17th 2022, 4:40 PM 25,592 Views 0 Comments

Sadie Douglas has pleaded not guilty to one count of wilful neglect.

Man who carried out late night unprovoked attack in Dublin city centre is jailed
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# Courts

Man who carried out late night unprovoked attack in Dublin city centre is jailed

Jun 16th 2022, 7:31 PM 34,025 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the victim of the attack suffered a bleed to the brain, a fracture to the skull and a fractured eye socket.

Judge states that 'defenceless' three-year-old subject to 'vicious assault' by father
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# Court

Judge states that 'defenceless' three-year-old subject to 'vicious assault' by father

Jun 15th 2022, 10:47 PM 34,213 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in court today.

Josh Dunne trial: Jury questions why 'instigator' of fatal row not called as a witness
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# Courts

Josh Dunne trial: Jury questions why 'instigator' of fatal row not called as a witness

Jun 10th 2022, 7:39 PM 22,162 Views 0 Comments

The jury had been sent out to begin their deliberations this afternoon but returned shortly afterwards with a list of questions.

Josh Dunne trial: Judge goes through evidence from last five weeks with jury
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# Courts

Josh Dunne trial: Judge goes through evidence from last five weeks with jury

Jun 9th 2022, 5:55 PM 10,541 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento is accused of murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne on 26 January 2021.