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# courts - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters
# Courts
# Courts

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters

Feb 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 63,344 Views 0 Comments

Justice Owens imposed 14 years imprisonment and suspended the final two years on strict conditions.

Dublin doctor to stand trial on child pornography charges
# Dr Ronan Keogan
# Dr Ronan Keogan

Dublin doctor to stand trial on child pornography charges

Feb 11th 2021, 4:56 PM 68,073 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan set a trial date of 8 November 2022.

# courts - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,768 Views 13 Comments

A Court of Appeal ruling has considerably changed certain long-standing practices with regards to reports of child murders.

# courts - Monday 8 February, 2021

Man (28) charged under anti-computer crime legislation
# Cork
# Cork

Man (28) charged under anti-computer crime legislation

Feb 8th 2021, 10:46 PM 30,723 Views 0 Comments

David Young is charged with intentionally accessing an information system without lawful authority

Three people charged over hacking of company involved in vehicle parking systems
# Garda
# Garda

Three people charged over hacking of company involved in vehicle parking systems

Feb 8th 2021, 12:04 PM 23,905 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued a warning to people to keep their personal data separate from their work data.

# courts - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
# Courts
# Courts

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,616 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

# courts - Friday 5 February, 2021

Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines
# Fines
# Fines

Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines

Feb 5th 2021, 3:36 PM 26,944 Views 88 Comments

A court date for not paying a fine could face a €1,000 fine and/or a month in prison.

# courts - Thursday 4 February, 2021

High Court orders Wicklow farmer not to trespass at Russborough House in dispute over right to farm land on the estate
# Blessington
# Blessington

High Court orders Wicklow farmer not to trespass at Russborough House in dispute over right to farm land on the estate

Feb 4th 2021, 2:05 PM 23,921 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Mr Egar has been farming various lands on the Russborough estate since 1976.

# courts - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

DAA adds Fingal council to action seeking vacant possession of land from Traveller families
# Courts
# Courts

DAA adds Fingal council to action seeking vacant possession of land from Traveller families

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:50 PM 38,925 Views 0 Comments

The land had previously been leased to Fingal County Council to house Traveller families.

Court dismisses woman's appeal aimed at overturning refusal to annul bankruptcy
# Courts
# Courts

Court dismisses woman's appeal aimed at overturning refusal to annul bankruptcy

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:31 PM 20,441 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed she was forced into bankruptcy due in part to overcharging on her mortgage.

Two members of Romanian crime gang jailed for making and using fake credit cards in Dublin shops
# Courts
# Courts

Two members of Romanian crime gang jailed for making and using fake credit cards in Dublin shops

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:33 PM 23,295 Views 51 Comments

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard details an extensive skimming operation in the UK.

# courts - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Former scout leader calls for gardaí to find his 'many victims'
# Courts
# Courts

Former scout leader calls for gardaí to find his 'many victims'

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:27 PM 42,471 Views 0 Comments

The 69-year-old has been sentenced twice for offences that occurred in the ’70s and ’80s.

Man accused of possessing child pornography seeks to stop trial
# High Court
# High Court

Man accused of possessing child pornography seeks to stop trial

Feb 2nd 2021, 6:42 PM 41,691 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged Daryle Singh was in possession of almost 300 images on two computer hard drives and in print form

New garda vice unit brings 71 extra charges against man accused of running brothels
# Hani Ali Showky
# Hani Ali Showky

New garda vice unit brings 71 extra charges against man accused of running brothels

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:20 PM 39,712 Views 0 Comments

Mr Showky and his partner allegedly ran brothels across Dublin.

# courts - Friday 29 January, 2021

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years

Jan 29th 2021, 5:27 PM 32,774 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court of how she continues to live with the “devastating” impact of what had happened.

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end

Jan 29th 2021, 5:24 PM 22,214 Views 0 Comments

Deputy O’Callaghan also wants Government to consider increasing the maximum sentence for knife crime.

Man who accidentally set fire to Louis Copeland store jailed for 2.5 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who accidentally set fire to Louis Copeland store jailed for 2.5 years

Jan 29th 2021, 4:14 PM 30,632 Views 35 Comments

The court heard that the homeless man was “lucky to be alive” after the incident.

# courts - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Judge orders NI parole board to release reason why notorious killer Michael Stone was freed from jail
# Michael Stone
# Michael Stone

Judge orders NI parole board to release reason why notorious killer Michael Stone was freed from jail

Jan 28th 2021, 10:10 PM 34,487 Views 29 Comments

Stone was released from prison on Tuesday.

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
# Bernard Maguire
# Bernard Maguire

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children

Jan 28th 2021, 4:25 PM 56,785 Views 12 Comments

She was aged between six and seven at the time.

Two teens accused of attacking detainee in Oberstown Detention Centre
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Two teens accused of attacking detainee in Oberstown Detention Centre

Jan 28th 2021, 3:36 PM 20,216 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the injured party chipped a tooth and needed dental care.

# courts - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked
# Social Network
# Social Network

Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 PM 35,419 Views 0 Comments

Sylvia O’Mahoney claims her constitutional right to privacy and GDPR rights have been breached.

Teen charged with knife attack on woman in Dublin's IFSC could face further charges
# Courts
# Courts

Teen charged with knife attack on woman in Dublin's IFSC could face further charges

Jan 27th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,908 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm near the CHQ building at Custom House Quay on 20 January.

High Court challenges brought by children with special needs over government's decision not to reopen schools
# Courts
# Courts

High Court challenges brought by children with special needs over government's decision not to reopen schools

Jan 27th 2021, 3:37 PM 23,786 Views 0 Comments

Each of the actions have been brought on behalf of five school-going children.

# courts - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,334 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

Jan 26th 2021, 5:27 PM 28,894 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend, seeks dismissal of charges
# Ghislaine Maxwell
# Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend, seeks dismissal of charges

Jan 26th 2021, 3:04 PM 21,614 Views 0 Comments

Maxwell’s lawyers also made requests that would reduce the number of charges she faces.

Woman avoids jail term for 'vicious and unprovoked' assault at Westlife concert
# Courts
# Courts

Woman avoids jail term for 'vicious and unprovoked' assault at Westlife concert

Jan 26th 2021, 1:54 PM 31,915 Views 22 Comments

Jackie Walsh (26) split the victim’s ear lobe during the attack.

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years
# Edmund Dunican
# Edmund Dunican

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years

Jan 26th 2021, 12:32 PM 23,120 Views 0 Comments

The court heard Edmund Dunican, a fitter by trade, made the fake bomb at home.

# courts - Monday 25 January, 2021

Irish Coursing Club fails to secure injunction to allow activities to resume under Level 5 Covid restrictions
# High Court
# High Court

Irish Coursing Club fails to secure injunction to allow activities to resume under Level 5 Covid restrictions

Jan 25th 2021, 9:44 PM 19,015 Views 0 Comments

A judge said the court lacks the jurisdiction to grant a mandatory injunction.

Man (46) sent for trial accused of threatening family members of murdered Cork student
# Cameron Blair
# Cameron Blair

Man (46) sent for trial accused of threatening family members of murdered Cork student

Jan 25th 2021, 5:14 PM 59,384 Views 0 Comments

Cameron Blair died in January 2020 after being stabbed at a house party.

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland

Jan 25th 2021, 4:33 PM 33,789 Views 19 Comments

Alyvydus Simkus received a three-and-a-half-year sentence in court today.

Four men to face trial in June charged with attempted murder of Wayne Whelan
# Wayne Whelan
# Wayne Whelan

Four men to face trial in June charged with attempted murder of Wayne Whelan

Jan 25th 2021, 3:01 PM 14,936 Views 0 Comments

Whelan was shot a number of times in Lucan in September 2019.

Hitman found guilty of shooting James 'Mago' Gately faces up to life in prison, court hears
# Caolan Smyth
# Caolan Smyth

Hitman found guilty of shooting James 'Mago' Gately faces up to life in prison, court hears

Jan 25th 2021, 2:45 PM 14,104 Views 0 Comments

Gately, who was a Kinahan cartel target, was shot five times in north Dublin on 10 May 2017.

# courts - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Teenage boy in custody over knife attack on woman in Dublin
# IFSC
# IFSC

Teenage boy in custody over knife attack on woman in Dublin

Jan 23rd 2021, 3:17 PM 26,244 Views 0 Comments

The woman remains in a critical condition in hospital.

# courts - Friday 22 January, 2021

Mother and baby home survivor sues State and order of nuns over alleged treatment at Bessborough
# Bessborough
# Bessborough

Mother and baby home survivor sues State and order of nuns over alleged treatment at Bessborough

Jan 22nd 2021, 5:02 PM 16,360 Views 0 Comments

The action is understood to be one of the first brought following the publication of the final report by the commission of investigation earlier this month.

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare unlikely to get early release from prison, court hears

Jan 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 20,327 Views 0 Comments

O’Hare was due to appeal his sentence but had been unable to consult with his legal team while in prison.

# courts - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis
# Co Galway
# Co Galway

Two men due in court after gardaí seize over €122k worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis

Jan 21st 2021, 1:15 PM 12,907 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí also seized almost €4,000 in cash, a weighing scales and mixing agent.

Man jailed for abuse of partner in State's first coercive control conviction following a trial
# Daniel Kane
# Daniel Kane

Man jailed for abuse of partner in State's first coercive control conviction following a trial

Jan 21st 2021, 12:21 PM 28,909 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the court she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.

# courts - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Judgement reserved in Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters court appeal

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 54,737 Views 0 Comments

The appeal is against the court’s refusal to permit the two to bring their challenge and its award of costs of that hearing against them.

Man ordered to stay away from Government Buildings after Leinster House perimeter breached
# Courts
# Courts

Man ordered to stay away from Government Buildings after Leinster House perimeter breached

Jan 20th 2021, 3:46 PM 11,138 Views 0 Comments

The man was charged with trespassing on Government Buildings, at Merrion Street, Dublin 2, yesterday.