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# courts - Friday 16 July, 2021

DPP accepts manslaughter plea after third murder trial ends in hung jury
# Courts
# Courts

DPP accepts manslaughter plea after third murder trial ends in hung jury

Jul 16th 2021, 4:15 PM 18,888 Views 0 Comments

Zoltan Almasi is charged with killing 20-year-old Joseph Dunne in 2014.

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week

Jul 16th 2021, 3:01 PM 7,555 Views 0 Comments

Four men are being tried for false imprisonment and intentionally causing serious harm.

# courts - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Munster child abuse trial: Charges against 32-year-old woman withdrawn
# Courts
# Courts

Munster child abuse trial: Charges against 32-year-old woman withdrawn

Jul 15th 2021, 9:53 PM 25,723 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that there had been a number of developments in absence of the jury.

Britney Spears wins right to new lawyer in guardianship case
# Britney Spears
# Britney Spears

Britney Spears wins right to new lawyer in guardianship case

Jul 15th 2021, 6:59 AM 22,401 Views 4 Comments

Britney has been subject to a court-ordered conservatorship since 2008.

# courts - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case
# Action
# Action

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case

Jul 14th 2021, 12:10 AM 12,625 Views 0 Comments

The couple had requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly after settling their court actions last month.

# courts - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Woman swallowed 112 capsules of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman swallowed 112 capsules of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin

Jul 13th 2021, 10:50 PM 58,311 Views 47 Comments

She had been promised the equivalent of just under €1,150 to transport the drugs to Ireland, the court heard.

Widow settles 'substantial' action against HSE over husband's death
# Courts
# Courts

Widow settles 'substantial' action against HSE over husband's death

Jul 13th 2021, 3:06 PM 34,501 Views 8 Comments

Liam Duggan died from septicaemia at the University Hospital Kerry in early 2017.

# courts - Monday 12 July, 2021

Jail for teenager who brandished knife outside house party where Cameron Blair was murdered
# Scott O'Connor
# Scott O'Connor

Jail for teenager who brandished knife outside house party where Cameron Blair was murdered

Jul 12th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,445 Views 0 Comments

Justice Keane said that the circumstances of the violent disorder could not be dealt with “in a vacuum”.

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years

Jul 12th 2021, 4:24 PM 35,597 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Lynch (31) had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Freight firm faces trial over death of seaman crushed by cargo container at Dublin Port
# Dennis Regana
# Dennis Regana

Freight firm faces trial over death of seaman crushed by cargo container at Dublin Port

Jul 12th 2021, 2:56 PM 19,246 Views 0 Comments

Dennis Regana died after a steel container dropped on him on 14 November 2018.

# courts - Friday 9 July, 2021

Brazilian man jailed over involvement in botched Offaly shooting plot
# Clara
# Clara

Brazilian man jailed over involvement in botched Offaly shooting plot

Jul 9th 2021, 7:08 PM 18,632 Views 0 Comments

The judge said it might be a case of “desperate people doing desperate things” but added that the offences were “extraordinarily serious”.

Woman spared jail for head butting garda car while drunk
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Woman spared jail for head butting garda car while drunk

Jul 9th 2021, 3:03 PM 29,198 Views 29 Comments

Olga Cubovska was fined €300 after she pleaded guilty to criminal damage offences.

Two people arrested after gardaí seize stolen catalytic converters in north Dublin
# Clongriffin
# Clongriffin

Two people arrested after gardaí seize stolen catalytic converters in north Dublin

Jul 9th 2021, 1:30 PM 30,735 Views 0 Comments

One man has been charged and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice today.

# courts - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Halt to Soldier F's Bloody Sunday prosecution to be delayed pending challenge
# Derry
# Derry

Halt to Soldier F's Bloody Sunday prosecution to be delayed pending challenge

Jul 8th 2021, 6:30 PM 8,463 Views 2 Comments

The veteran has been facing charges of murdering James Wray and William McKinney on Bloody Sunday.

Man charged with performing sex act in Marks & Spencer toilet
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged with performing sex act in Marks & Spencer toilet

Jul 8th 2021, 3:34 PM 63,552 Views 0 Comments

The man was the third person to come before the courts this week on similar charges.

Kildare man given two-year suspended sentence for child pornography conviction
# Naas Circuit Court
# Naas Circuit Court

Kildare man given two-year suspended sentence for child pornography conviction

Jul 8th 2021, 2:52 PM 24,461 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old was convicted of having over 800 images of child pornography in his possession.

# courts - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Boy (13) accused of arson after house gutted by fire
# Arson
# Arson

Boy (13) accused of arson after house gutted by fire

Jul 7th 2021, 3:03 PM 20,227 Views 0 Comments

The fire happened on Wellington Street in Dublin last November.

# courts - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told
# High Court
# High Court

Disclosure of alleged sexual impropriety would have 'devastating effect' on teacher, court told

Jul 6th 2021, 6:30 PM 48,729 Views 0 Comments

The teacher has brought a High Court challenge over the Garda vetting bureau’s decision to disclose the details to the Teaching Council.

Man accused of lewd act in public toilet grabbed garda during incident, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of lewd act in public toilet grabbed garda during incident, court hears

Jul 6th 2021, 5:19 PM 40,887 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to engaging in offensive conduct of a sexual nature.

Man jailed for manslaughter of fisherman who was stabbed 40 times
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for manslaughter of fisherman who was stabbed 40 times

Updated Jul 6th 2021, 2:20 PM 22,016 Views 18 Comments

Darren Houlden was found guilty of the manslaughter of Stephen Kavanagh on 6 May 2019.

Insurance report going to Cabinet today notes average pay out has decreased by approximately 50%
# Insurance Costs
# Insurance Costs

Insurance report going to Cabinet today notes average pay out has decreased by approximately 50%

Jul 6th 2021, 6:15 AM 13,945 Views 31 Comments

A progress report on how government is tackling rising insurance costs will go to Cabinet today.

# courts - Monday 5 July, 2021

Man jailed for life over murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for life over murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 4:00 PM 19,861 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Iordache had pleaded guilty to the murder of the elderly woman, whose family described her as like a fairy godmother.

Chip shop worker spared criminal record for attacking two men who insulted his occupation
# Courts
# Courts

Chip shop worker spared criminal record for attacking two men who insulted his occupation

Jul 5th 2021, 2:36 PM 34,131 Views 23 Comments

Dublin District Court heard today that he had given €300 to Acquired Brain Injury Ireland.

# courts - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Two women charged over alleged human trafficking offences due in court
# Courts
# Courts

Two women charged over alleged human trafficking offences due in court

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:40 AM 19,835 Views 0 Comments

They will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am today.

# courts - Friday 2 July, 2021

Retired superintendent and three gardaí sent forward for trial
# Limerick
# Limerick

Retired superintendent and three gardaí sent forward for trial

Jul 2nd 2021, 8:00 PM 81,970 Views 0 Comments

The four are accused of almost 40 counts of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Accused excluded from court after claiming he had been offered jury details
# Courts
# Courts

Accused excluded from court after claiming he had been offered jury details

Jul 2nd 2021, 7:25 PM 29,561 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray has pleaded not guilty to making threats to kill against barristers who prosecuted him for rape in 2013.

Boxing trainer Pete Taylor ran towards gunman who fired into Bray Boxing Club, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Boxing trainer Pete Taylor ran towards gunman who fired into Bray Boxing Club, murder trial hears

Jul 2nd 2021, 5:32 PM 19,084 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi is accused of murder and two counts of attempted murder.

Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says
# Adrian Donohoe
# Adrian Donohoe

Aaron Brady campaign could be in contempt of court, DPP says

Jul 2nd 2021, 1:36 PM 23,593 Views 0 Comments

Brady (30) was found guilty of the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe last year.

# courts - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Munster child abuse trial hears details of accused aunt's garda interviews
# Court
# Court

Munster child abuse trial hears details of accused aunt's garda interviews

Jul 1st 2021, 6:52 PM 24,528 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the details from a doctor today.

Eyewitness tells trial of moment gunman fired on fitness class at Bray boxing club
# Courts
# Courts

Eyewitness tells trial of moment gunman fired on fitness class at Bray boxing club

Jul 1st 2021, 6:33 PM 9,674 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi is charged with murdering Messett (50) at Bray Boxing Club, Bray, Co Wicklow on 5 June 2018.

Woman pleads guilty to posting photo online of boy convicted of Ana Kriégal murder
# Boy A
# Boy A

Woman pleads guilty to posting photo online of boy convicted of Ana Kriégal murder

Jul 1st 2021, 1:23 PM 23,761 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned for sentence on 4 November next.

# courts - Monday 28 June, 2021

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Bobby Messett and attempted murder of boxing coach Pete Taylor and another man
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Bobby Messett and attempted murder of boxing coach Pete Taylor and another man

Jun 28th 2021, 6:56 PM 22,322 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi is charged with murdering Messett (50) at Bray Boxing Club, Bray, Co Wicklow on 5 June 2018.

# courts - Friday 25 June, 2021

Man who stabbed brother four times following card game row jailed for nine months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stabbed brother four times following card game row jailed for nine months

Jun 25th 2021, 5:17 PM 26,300 Views 0 Comments

The accused stabbed his brother on several occasions while he was in a car with his wife and six children.

Man due in court over attempted robbery and assault in which another man was headbutted
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man due in court over attempted robbery and assault in which another man was headbutted

Jun 25th 2021, 9:59 AM 12,541 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Limerick City District Court at 10.30am today.

# courts - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner
# Courts
# Courts

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner

Jun 24th 2021, 7:50 PM 60,268 Views 0 Comments

The 10-month-old dog named Sam was taken to the vet but died during treatment.

Two men jailed for 'erratically sailing' while drunk at Dublin Port set to appeal convictions
# Shipping Lane
# Shipping Lane

Two men jailed for 'erratically sailing' while drunk at Dublin Port set to appeal convictions

Jun 24th 2021, 3:23 PM 23,454 Views 0 Comments

The two men were found guilty of an incident that blocked the Dublin Port Shipping lane in 2017.

'I just want my life back': Britney Spears asks court to end her 'abusive' conservatorship
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

'I just want my life back': Britney Spears asks court to end her 'abusive' conservatorship

Jun 24th 2021, 12:01 AM 38,540 Views 21 Comments

She said she ‘deserves to have a life’ uncontrolled by others and that the arrangement was ‘doing more harm than good’.

# courts - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Munster rape trial hears concerns were raised about the children five years before they were taken into care
# Courts
# Courts

Munster rape trial hears concerns were raised about the children five years before they were taken into care

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:58 PM 26,676 Views 0 Comments

The court heard from a social worker familiar with the case today.

# courts - Monday 21 June, 2021

Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley

Jun 21st 2021, 2:44 PM 18,857 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year old was a part of a group of youths that threatened a commuter with a Stanley blade.

# courts - Friday 18 June, 2021

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears

Jun 18th 2021, 5:17 PM 24,816 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard today that the man made the request after one of his son’s died.