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# courts - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Teenager pleads guilty to murder of Romanian man
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager pleads guilty to murder of Romanian man

Mar 24th 2021, 5:36 PM 26,198 Views 0 Comments

An inquest heard that the dead man suffered ‘multi-force trauma to the head’.

Lidl sues Irish Farmers' Association for defamation over ads about supermarket's own-brand milk
# High Court
# High Court

Lidl sues Irish Farmers' Association for defamation over ads about supermarket's own-brand milk

Mar 24th 2021, 4:57 PM 81,551 Views 0 Comments

The German-owned chain has told the High Court that the group’s claims are untrue.

Ennis man appears in court charged with murder of 29-year-old mother of two
# Courts
# Courts

Ennis man appears in court charged with murder of 29-year-old mother of two

Mar 24th 2021, 1:46 PM 15,160 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Ballard has been on remand in prison after being initially charged with assault causing harm.

# courts - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Student jailed for 16 months for accessing child abuse images 'of the most depraved nature' online
# Courts
# Courts

Student jailed for 16 months for accessing child abuse images 'of the most depraved nature' online

Mar 23rd 2021, 9:31 PM 41,094 Views 38 Comments

Albaraa Turkistani was sentenced today.

DAA case to have Travellers moved from airport runway exclusion zone resolved
# High Court
# High Court

DAA case to have Travellers moved from airport runway exclusion zone resolved

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:21 PM 50,456 Views 0 Comments

The terms of the agreement between the parties are confidential.

High Court rules that case about investigation into FAI can be heard in public for now
# FAI
# FAI

High Court rules that case about investigation into FAI can be heard in public for now

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:03 PM 17,937 Views 0 Comments

Delaney has applied for the proceedings to be held in private.

Murder conviction quashed for man who threw homeless man down rubbish chute
# Courts
# Courts

Murder conviction quashed for man who threw homeless man down rubbish chute

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:32 PM 25,584 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge court substituted David O’Loughlin’s murder verdict with a manslaughter verdict.

Man accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan to go on trial in June next year
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan to go on trial in June next year

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:20 PM 12,683 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Horkan died after he was shot while responding to an incident in Co Roscommon last year.

Two men appear in court over death of man at house in Dublin in May 2020
# Bluebell Avenue
# Bluebell Avenue

Two men appear in court over death of man at house in Dublin in May 2020

Updated Mar 23rd 2021, 12:55 PM 14,440 Views 0 Comments

Father-of-two Alan Hall died after an incident at his home in Bluebell Avenue in the south of the city on 18 May 2020.

# courts - Monday 22 March, 2021

Parents jailed over female genital mutilation of daughter want child re-examined
# FGM
# FGM

Parents jailed over female genital mutilation of daughter want child re-examined

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:18 PM 24,598 Views 0 Comments

A court heard there is “some disagreement between medical experts” regarding what actually happened to the girl.

Ikea's French subsidiary goes on trial over illegal spying claims
# IKEA
# IKEA

Ikea's French subsidiary goes on trial over illegal spying claims

Mar 22nd 2021, 1:51 PM 13,511 Views 0 Comments

Trade unions reported the furniture and home goods company to French authorities in 2012.

# courts - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Garda ‘thought she was going to die’ during attack by husband
# Courts
# Courts

Garda ‘thought she was going to die’ during attack by husband

Mar 18th 2021, 10:37 PM 67,441 Views 0 Comments

The victim said her daughter witnessed the attack and that at one point she may have blacked out.

Eight years prison for Cavan man caught with €2.5 million worth of cocaine in his van
# Courts
# Courts

Eight years prison for Cavan man caught with €2.5 million worth of cocaine in his van

Mar 18th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,404 Views 20 Comments

The former publican was caught with the drugs by gardai acting on confidential information.

Man receives fully suspended sentence after being found guilty of possession of child abuse images
# Courts
# Courts

Man receives fully suspended sentence after being found guilty of possession of child abuse images

Mar 18th 2021, 3:38 PM 36,487 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Moore (63) told gardaí that he had been the victim of sexual abuse as a child himself but said he had never done anything to any child.

Father loses legal challenge to allow sons remain in Ireland over concerns about the wearing of masks in French schools
# High Court
# High Court

Father loses legal challenge to allow sons remain in Ireland over concerns about the wearing of masks in French schools

Mar 18th 2021, 10:59 AM 58,090 Views 0 Comments

The man claims his older son faces grave risk if he is obliged to wear a mask in school in France.

# courts - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Man charged with attempted murder in case of woman shot in Bluebell earlier this month
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man charged with attempted murder in case of woman shot in Bluebell earlier this month

Mar 16th 2021, 4:47 PM 13,730 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Connolly remains in a critical condition in St James’s Hospital after the 6 March shooting.

Man (77) who sexually abused three of his granddaughters jailed for 11 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man (77) who sexually abused three of his granddaughters jailed for 11 years

Mar 16th 2021, 4:10 PM 27,472 Views 0 Comments

One of the man’s victims said she feared disclosing the abuse would break up her family.

High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club
# Courts
# Courts

High Court dismisses Pete Taylor's bid for injunction over Bray Boxing Club

Mar 16th 2021, 2:38 PM 16,973 Views 0 Comments

Taylor claimed the council is wrongfully trying to evict him and the club from a facility.

60,000 Belgians take government to court over alleged climate inaction
# Belgium
# Belgium

60,000 Belgians take government to court over alleged climate inaction

Mar 16th 2021, 2:11 PM 6,405 Views 0 Comments

The pleadings, which began today, are due to last until 26 March.

# courts - Monday 15 March, 2021

Man jailed for five years over 'humiliating' attack and false imprisonment
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for five years over 'humiliating' attack and false imprisonment

Mar 15th 2021, 5:00 PM 37,080 Views 25 Comments

Myles Connors cut the victim’s hair and forced him into a car to bring him to an ATM to “get any money he had”.

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears
# Court
# Court

Man who bit Garda's finger faces 'severe penalty' if he fails to grasp chance being offered to him, court hears

Mar 15th 2021, 2:13 PM 26,748 Views 0 Comments

Brandon Power will come before the court again on 12 October.

# courts - Friday 12 March, 2021

Phone records show unaccompanied learner driver was texting at time of fatal collision in Offaly
# Clara
# Clara

Phone records show unaccompanied learner driver was texting at time of fatal collision in Offaly

Mar 12th 2021, 6:43 PM 46,246 Views 0 Comments

Eric Dunne (25) pleaded guilty to a charge of dangerous driving causing the death of a 14-year-old girl.

Suspended sentence for man who used fake Love/Hate actor Facebook accounts to ask teen for naked images
# Courts
# Courts

Suspended sentence for man who used fake Love/Hate actor Facebook accounts to ask teen for naked images

Mar 12th 2021, 5:42 PM 28,869 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the man targeted an impressionable young teenager when he pretended to be actors Killian Scott and Robert Sheehan six years ago

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive
# Inquest
# Inquest

Coroner says force used in restraint of Belfast man in 2016 was not excessive

Mar 12th 2021, 3:02 PM 11,722 Views 0 Comments

Gerard McMahon died in hospital in 2016, hours after he suffered a cardiac arrest during an altercation with police.

Getaway driver in bid by organised crime gang to murder man in west Dublin jailed for ten years
# Courts
# Courts

Getaway driver in bid by organised crime gang to murder man in west Dublin jailed for ten years

Mar 12th 2021, 12:44 PM 12,176 Views 1 Comment

The judge said Lee Boylan was shot three times at close range.

# courts - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Date fixed for case of couple who had an abortion after they were told of a fatal foetal abnormality
# Courts
# Courts

Date fixed for case of couple who had an abortion after they were told of a fatal foetal abnormality

Mar 11th 2021, 5:41 PM 40,525 Views 0 Comments

The couple claim they were wrongly told of a fatal genetic abnormality.

Court approves €7.5m settlement for teenager who sued HSE over medical negligence
# Courts
# Courts

Court approves €7.5m settlement for teenager who sued HSE over medical negligence

Mar 11th 2021, 2:23 PM 17,711 Views 1 Comment

17-year-old Kyle Corcoran brought High Court proceedings against the HSE claiming it had been negligent at the time of his birth.

35-year-old man who decapitated mother in her Louth home jailed for life
# Ardee
# Ardee

35-year-old man who decapitated mother in her Louth home jailed for life

Mar 11th 2021, 2:10 PM 37,956 Views 8 Comments

Tomasz Krzysztof Piotrowski previously lied to psychiatrists in an attempt to get a diagnosis of schizophrenia and a lesser sentence.

# courts - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Man (21) who forced pensioner into boot of car jailed for six years
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man (21) who forced pensioner into boot of car jailed for six years

Mar 10th 2021, 11:03 AM 18,741 Views 0 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan described it today as a “pretty sinister crime”.

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Jury selection begins in trial of ex-policeman charged over George Floyd death

Mar 10th 2021, 6:39 AM 5,656 Views 0 Comments

Jury selection is proceeding even as a potential appellate court ruling could halt proceedings.

# courts - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Man accused of hiding gun used in Bluebell shooting
# Sinead Connolly
# Sinead Connolly

Man accused of hiding gun used in Bluebell shooting

Mar 9th 2021, 3:19 PM 13,653 Views 0 Comments

Paul Mooney was refused bail when he appeared before Dublin District Court today.

# courts - Monday 8 March, 2021

Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin
# Robbery
# Robbery

Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Mar 8th 2021, 5:17 PM 30,102 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in October 2019.

Woman who stole more than €20k from company for holidays and shopping sentenced to six months in jail
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who stole more than €20k from company for holidays and shopping sentenced to six months in jail

Mar 8th 2021, 2:08 PM 43,667 Views 34 Comments

Nicola Henry (32) wrote 37 cheques to herself, forging her colleagues’ signatures.

# courts - Friday 5 March, 2021

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named could be made law by end of March, McEntee says
# Legislation
# Legislation

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named could be made law by end of March, McEntee says

Mar 5th 2021, 6:23 PM 11,075 Views 12 Comments

The Bill has passed through all stages of the Seanad.

Hotel brings High Court action over insurer's failure to pay out on Covid-19 business disruption claim
# Headfort Arms Hotel
# Headfort Arms Hotel

Hotel brings High Court action over insurer's failure to pay out on Covid-19 business disruption claim

Mar 5th 2021, 2:32 PM 14,838 Views 0 Comments

The claim has been brought by the awarding winning Headfort Arms Hotel in Kells, Co Meath.

22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody
# Vetlanda
# Vetlanda

22-year-old man accused of stabbing seven people in Sweden remanded in custody

Mar 5th 2021, 12:43 PM 11,280 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested after the attack on Wednesday afternoon in the quiet town of Vetlanda.

# courts - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager (17) jailed for dangerous driving causing the death of 16-year-old girl

Mar 3rd 2021, 3:55 PM 24,864 Views 0 Comments

Judge Sean O’Donnabháin told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that it was in the interest of the public that the 17 year old be named.

Man (30) charged over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Courts
# Courts

Man (30) charged over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 1:17 PM 41,005 Views 0 Comments

The case has been adjourned until 14 April.

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest
# Charged
# Charged

Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:42 AM 18,595 Views 0 Comments

The man was arrested yesterday morning.

# courts - Monday 1 March, 2021

Man convicted of assaulting partner admits threats aimed at stopping her giving evidence
# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court
# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

Man convicted of assaulting partner admits threats aimed at stopping her giving evidence

Mar 1st 2021, 4:41 PM 25,567 Views 0 Comments

Noel McCabe has 34 previous convictions including assault, possession of ammunition, production of an article and road traffic offences.