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#Courts

# courts - Yesterday’s News

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.

# courts - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Three men charged in relation to recent ATM thefts following foiled Belfast robbery

The latest attempt to steal an ATM happened in east Belfast yesterday morning.

# courts - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

The victim said said her abuser stole her ability to love and feel her home to be a place of refuge.

Man who repeatedly abused his niece during 'perverted games' jailed for 11 years

The attacks took place regularly while he was babysitting the child at weekends.

# courts - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million

Simon Gold is alleged to have used a false ESB bill to open a bank account.

# courts - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Woman pleads guilty of trying to sell €90,000 of stolen jewellery at 'cash for gold' shop in Dublin

Kathleen Kiely was caught carrying jewellery that was traced to a burglary several days earlier.

# courts - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

DPP employee goes on trial for allegedly sharing information about arrest of suspect in dissident's murder

The service officer is accused of breaking the Official Secrets Act.

European election candidate Ben Gilroy loses court bid seeking apology from RTÉ over debate exclusion

Mr Justice Senan Allen today said the relief sought by Gilroy was “unknown to the law”.

Two truck drivers found not guilty of murdering man at petrol station in Cork

Ludovit Pasztor died following the incident in Fermoy in February 2017.

Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy sues RTÉ over exclusion from televised MEP debates

The businessman claims RTÉ is in breach of broadcasting rules by excluding him from its upcoming debates.

# courts - Monday 13 May, 2019

Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder

The computer programmer is already serving a five and a half year sentence for the sexual assault of a woman he also met on Tinder.

Boy (16) had semi-automatic weapon 'fully loaded and ready for use' under his bed, court hears

The boy was accused of unlawful possession of the gun and ammunition in December 2018.

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.

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.

# courts - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Two men appear in Derry court charged with rioting on night Lyra McKee was shot

Paul McIntyre aged 51, and Christopher Gillen aged 38, were refused bail today at Derry Magistrates’ Court.

# courts - Friday 10 May, 2019

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes

The man had pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault at a hotel in Portlaoise

Two men charged with bomb offences after being arrested in connection with murder of Lyra McKee

Both men are due to appear at Derry Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Grocer who sexually assaulted employees aged between 13 and 23 given thirteen-year sentence

The judge imposed consecutive sentences on Joseph McGrane, citing his moral culpability in the assaults.

Carer who stole €9,000 from elderly man given suspended sentence and ordered to repay cash

She told gardaí that she stole the money because she needed to pay off a drug debt.

Irishman facing more than 100 years in US prison over alleged Bitcoin hacking theft

Conor Freeman now faces extradition to the US over the alleged offences.

Man sentenced for unprovoked attack with pool cue on two tourists at Dublin hostel

He pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of assault causing harm.

# courts - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Man who touched his penis off fellow bus passenger while 'trying to urinate' gets suspended sentence

The judge noted the offence appeared not to be for sexual gratification but occurred when the man was in need of “relieving himself.”

# courts - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Plane spent €4,000 on fuel after alleged Shannon Airport shutdown by 82-year-old ex US serviceman

Two men were charged with trespass at Shannon airport and criminal damage last March.

Rachel Allen’s 19-year-old son pleads guilty to three drugs charges

Joshua Allen pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis for sale or supply when the market value exceeded €13,000 or more.

Two men charged with murder of Eamon Kelly in 2012

Father-of-nine Kelly (65) was shot three times in the chest with a handgun as he walked towards his home.

Blood-stained clothing found in room where Ana's body was discovered, court told

Sergeant Declan Birchall was in charge of the divisional search team which found Ana’s body.

Man jailed for threatening to 'stick' woman with syringe during robbery at ATM in Dublin

Damien Reilly was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday.

# courts - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Former paramedic (36) jailed for a year for assaults on two first-aid students

One of Andrew Long’s victims was seven months pregnant at the time of the assault on her in 2013.

Woman pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder of her flatmate in South Dublin

Prosecuting counsel said the jury would have to decide if she was suffering from a mental disorder.

# courts - Friday 3 May, 2019

Banned driver who left student with 'catastrophic' brain injury jailed for eight years

Paul Connolly was under the influence of drugs and driving his young child to school when his car mounted the footpath.

Fully suspended sentences for teens guilty of defilement of child with autism

The victim, who was 14 at the time of the incident, said it made her feel worthless.

Man (64) who committed murder aged 16 returned to UK to serve remainder of sentence

Kenyon came to Ireland in 2003 while serving his sentence for the murder of an elderly shopkeeper who he beat to death with a poker.

# courts - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Alleged IRA man who raped two teenage boys at 'republican safe house' jailed for seven years

Seamus Marley had pleaded not guilty to the charges, which date back to the early 1990s.

# courts - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Patrick Quirke found guilty of murder of Bobby Ryan in 'love rival' trial

The jury found the 50-year-old guilty following the longest murder trial in the history of the State.

High Court proceedings brought against Sinéad O'Connor by former manager are resolved

Talks took place between the parties before the hearing was at commence.

A majority verdict will be accepted in Patrick Quirke murder trial, judge says

The jury has been deliberating for over seven days.

Man (31) to appear in court in relation to ATM theft in Antrim

Two people were arrested over the theft yesterday.

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