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# courts - Yesterday’s News

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'

20 hours ago 12,328 Views 0 Comments

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

# courts - Friday 24 June, 2022

Two month evidence wait for ex-school principal facing 90 sex abuse charges
# Courts
# Courts

Two month evidence wait for ex-school principal facing 90 sex abuse charges

Fri 9:45 PM 35,790 Views 0 Comments

Last month gardaí charged Patrick Harte (80) with 83 indecent assaults, one attempted indecent assault and six sexual assaults from 1967 to 1995.

Man charged with robbery at site of Adrian Donohoe's murder refused bail
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with robbery at site of Adrian Donohoe's murder refused bail

Fri 12:50 PM 17,411 Views 0 Comments

Brendan Treanor is charged with participating in a robbery that occurred at the Lordship Credit Union in Louth in 2013.

# courts - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Man who secretly filmed his ex-partner is spared jail
# Harassment
# Harassment

Man who secretly filmed his ex-partner is spared jail

Thu 7:09 PM 42,069 Views 0 Comments

Sean Kershaw was given a three-year suspended jail term.

Man who went to meet underage girl for sexual exploitation caught by sting operation
# Courts
# Courts

Man who went to meet underage girl for sexual exploitation caught by sting operation

Thu 5:12 PM 39,990 Views 0 Comments

The group of ‘vigilante paedophile hunters’ who caught Tim Bowen was not named in court.

# courts - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown
# Carer
# Carer

Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown

Wed 6:52 PM 38,049 Views 0 Comments

O’Connor was stealing from the elderly woman, who had dementia, for the first four months of the pandemic.

Boy B subjected to 'manipulation and pressure' during garda interviews, court hears
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Boy B subjected to 'manipulation and pressure' during garda interviews, court hears

Wed 4:50 PM 34,289 Views 0 Comments

Boy B and his co-accused Boy A were found guilty by a Central Criminal Court jury in June 2019 of murdering Ana Kriegel.

Man who said he was thrown off a bus over 50c loses damages claim
# Courts
# Courts

Man who said he was thrown off a bus over 50c loses damages claim

Wed 3:41 PM 36,349 Views 0 Comments

The Circuit Civil Court has heard that Pawel Szewczyk had been involved in disputes with a number of drivers.

Man pleads guilty to murdering younger brother at their home in north Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads guilty to murdering younger brother at their home in north Dublin

Wed 12:42 PM 23,803 Views 0 Comments

Gary Murtagh originally pleaded guilty to manslaughter of his brother Paul Murtagh at their family home in 2020.

# courts - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Dublin man jailed for 18 months after €112,000 found in hidden compartment in his taxi
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man jailed for 18 months after €112,000 found in hidden compartment in his taxi

Jun 21st 2022, 8:29 PM 52,750 Views 0 Comments

Kelly had been acting as a courier for €112,000.

Teenager who sent teacher sexually explicit material avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager who sent teacher sexually explicit material avoids jail term

Jun 21st 2022, 6:51 PM 51,552 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s parents were “shocked and appalled” when his offending came to light.

# courts - Monday 20 June, 2022

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch to seek pre-trial hearing and application to dismiss Regency charge
# Murder Charge
# Murder Charge

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch to seek pre-trial hearing and application to dismiss Regency charge

Jun 20th 2022, 9:49 PM 20,483 Views 0 Comments

David Byrne was killed when five men stormed the building which was hosting a boxing weigh-in.

Parents of child allegedly mauled by dog challenge lack of investigation into incident
# Courts
# Courts

Parents of child allegedly mauled by dog challenge lack of investigation into incident

Jun 20th 2022, 5:40 PM 36,416 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the boy suffered severe facial injuries, requiring immediate emergency surgery.

Homelessness worker who sexually abused two girls 40 years ago jailed for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Homelessness worker who sexually abused two girls 40 years ago jailed for five years

Jun 20th 2022, 4:32 PM 21,192 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Robert was in his early twenties while the victims were aged from around six at the time of the offending.

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

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

Jun 20th 2022, 11:31 AM 11,629 Views 0 Comments

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

# courts - Friday 17 June, 2022

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 25,478 Views 0 Comments

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

Convicted rapist sentenced to three and a half years for assault on former partner and their child
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted rapist sentenced to three and a half years for assault on former partner and their child

Jun 17th 2022, 4:39 PM 24,831 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that there was no guilty plea and no remorse shown by the accused.

Mother had to rescue two daughters from burning holiday home, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Mother had to rescue two daughters from burning holiday home, court hears

Jun 17th 2022, 1:15 PM 26,477 Views 0 Comments

The Flynn family had to flee a house at The Links Holiday Village, Lahinch, during a weekend break.

# courts - Thursday 16 June, 2022

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

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

Jun 16th 2022, 7:31 PM 33,862 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.

# courts - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

Teenager convicted of oral rape and sex assault of underage girl jailed for 21 months
# West Dublin
# West Dublin

Teenager convicted of oral rape and sex assault of underage girl jailed for 21 months

Jun 15th 2022, 2:13 PM 36,438 Views 3 Comments

The victim said she does not believe the convicted man realises the impact he has had on her and her family.

# courts - Monday 13 June, 2022

Josh Dunne trial: Jury to return to deliberations tomorrow
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne trial: Jury to return to deliberations tomorrow

Jun 13th 2022, 6:40 PM 7,406 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento’s lawyers have argued that he was acting in self-defence when he stabbed three people, including 16-year-old Josh Dunne.

# courts - Friday 10 June, 2022

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

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

Jun 10th 2022, 7:39 PM 22,091 Views 0 Comments

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

# courts - Thursday 9 June, 2022

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

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

Jun 9th 2022, 5:55 PM 10,387 Views 0 Comments

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

# courts - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Murder accused had 'good intentions' when he pursued bike thief, court told
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Murder accused had 'good intentions' when he pursued bike thief, court told

Jun 8th 2022, 5:27 PM 16,655 Views 0 Comments

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

Mother of murdered boxing champion challenges decision to transfer son's killer to UK prison
# Kevin Sheehy
# Kevin Sheehy

Mother of murdered boxing champion challenges decision to transfer son's killer to UK prison

Jun 8th 2022, 4:36 PM 18,802 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson was found guilty by unanimous jury verdict of murdering Kevin Sheehy in December 2021.

Santina Cawley's father receives suspended sentence for assaulting ex-partner found guilty of her murder
# Courts
# Courts

Santina Cawley's father receives suspended sentence for assaulting ex-partner found guilty of her murder

Jun 8th 2022, 3:25 PM 18,835 Views 0 Comments

The offence occurred eighteen months after the toddler was found with catastrophic injuries at Elderwood Park in Cork.

# courts - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Woman charged with extortion of Dublin couple over son's drug debt
# Courts
# Courts

Woman charged with extortion of Dublin couple over son's drug debt

Jun 7th 2022, 10:25 PM 56,278 Views 0 Comments

The offence allegedly happened at the couple’s home in Malahide on 16 May.

High Court challenges brought against planning permission for 1,000 homes in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

High Court challenges brought against planning permission for 1,000 homes in Dublin

Jun 7th 2022, 5:13 PM 30,374 Views 0 Comments

The actions relate to planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála for residential units in Leopardstown and Walkinstown.

# courts - Monday 6 June, 2022

UK Builder remanded in custody over €4.7 million cocaine haul in Dublin
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

UK Builder remanded in custody over €4.7 million cocaine haul in Dublin

Jun 6th 2022, 2:20 PM 38,244 Views 0 Comments

The man has not yet indicated how he will plead.

# courts - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Minister for Justice to launch review of the Civil Legal Aid Scheme this month
# Law
# Law

Minister for Justice to launch review of the Civil Legal Aid Scheme this month

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:15 AM 9,772 Views 5 Comments

An eleven-person Review Group will be chaired by retired Chief Justice, Frank Clarke.

# courts - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Warrant out for bailed refugee author who allegedly got onto plane without boarding pass
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Warrant out for bailed refugee author who allegedly got onto plane without boarding pass

Jun 1st 2022, 6:00 PM 34,004 Views 0 Comments

Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail by not turning up for her scheduled appearance at Dublin District Court today.

Jury fail to reach verdict in Michael Lynn trial after 12 hours deliberating
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

Jury fail to reach verdict in Michael Lynn trial after 12 hours deliberating

Jun 1st 2022, 5:04 PM 8,903 Views 0 Comments

Lynn has been remanded in custody until 20 June.

# courts - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Man who led gardaí on high-speed motorway chase with his two children in the backseat is jailed
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Man who led gardaí on high-speed motorway chase with his two children in the backseat is jailed

May 31st 2022, 10:51 PM 25,674 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old Dublin man, who can’t be named to protect the identity of his children, has 226 previous convictions.

Teen 'guilty of violent disorder' receives probation for Howth Junction incident
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Teen 'guilty of violent disorder' receives probation for Howth Junction incident

May 31st 2022, 4:16 PM 16,294 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old was released on six months of supervised probation today.

# courts - Monday 30 May, 2022

Man sentenced to life for 'vicious and cynical' murder of homeless father of one
# Feri Anghel
# Feri Anghel

Man sentenced to life for 'vicious and cynical' murder of homeless father of one

May 30th 2022, 5:24 PM 15,108 Views 0 Comments

The sentencing marked the end of Feri Anghel’s second trial for murder, after the previous jury failed to reach a verdict last year.

Lisa Smith found guilty of membership of the terrorist organisation Isis by Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith found guilty of membership of the terrorist organisation Isis by Special Criminal Court

May 30th 2022, 11:14 AM 62,619 Views 0 Comments

Earlier she was found not guilty of funding terrorism.

# courts - Thursday 26 May, 2022

Former garda jailed for four years for sexual assaults on younger sister
# Courts
# Courts

Former garda jailed for four years for sexual assaults on younger sister

May 26th 2022, 11:01 PM 36,127 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to five counts of indecent assault and five counts of unlawful carnal knowledge of his sister.

Jury suspends deliberations for the night in assault trial of Fine Gael senator
# John McGahon
# John McGahon

Jury suspends deliberations for the night in assault trial of Fine Gael senator

May 26th 2022, 6:03 PM 17,381 Views 0 Comments

John McGahon, of Faughart Gardens, St. Patrick’s Terrace, Dundalk, has pleaded not guilty to assault causing harm in June 2018

# courts - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody

May 25th 2022, 10:57 PM 35,161 Views 0 Comments

Iancu Nicola (30) mugged the victim as she was collecting post from the postbox outside her home.

Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears
# John McGahon
# John McGahon

Fine Gael senator accused of assault put his arm around wife of alleged victim, court hears

May 25th 2022, 7:10 PM 26,644 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael Senator John McGahon is on trial in Dundalk after pleading not guilty to a charge of assault.

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