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# courts - Monday 24 May, 2021

Four men plead guilty in connection with shooting of gangland criminal in Dublin
# Wayne Whelan
# Wayne Whelan

Four men plead guilty in connection with shooting of gangland criminal in Dublin

May 24th 2021, 4:30 PM 17,659 Views 0 Comments

Whelan survived the attack but was shot dead two months later.

# courts - Friday 21 May, 2021

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month
# Qih
# Qih

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month

May 21st 2021, 5:52 PM 10,276 Views 0 Comments

The case had originally been fixed for trial on 11 January at the non-jury court.

TV star ‘created persona’ during time he failed to respond to libel case papers
# Libel Case
# Libel Case

TV star ‘created persona’ during time he failed to respond to libel case papers

May 21st 2021, 1:50 PM 42,680 Views 0 Comments

Northern Ireland’s First Minister is suing Dr Christian Jessen for defamation over a tweet he posted making unfounded claims she was having an affair.

# courts - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine
# Joshua Allen
# Joshua Allen

Joshua Allen, son of chef Rachel Allen, found to have been in possession of cocaine

May 20th 2021, 9:27 PM 118,219 Views 0 Comments

The matter was adjourned until 8 July with Allen being remanded on bail until his next court appearance.

Homeless man remanded in custody charged over serious attack on woman in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Homeless man remanded in custody charged over serious attack on woman in Dublin

Updated May 20th 2021, 7:30 PM 50,271 Views 0 Comments

Dean Paget has not yet indicated how he will plead.

Man who threatened to kill family of murdered Cork student has been jailed
# Noel Barry
# Noel Barry

Man who threatened to kill family of murdered Cork student has been jailed

May 20th 2021, 5:15 PM 30,547 Views 11 Comments

He was jailed for three years suspending the last year of the sentence.

Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'
# Jailed
# Jailed

Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'

May 20th 2021, 4:11 PM 36,231 Views 18 Comments

Karl (27) and Cian (30) Hughes pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Trevor Byrne found by court to have left phone at robbery scene before hijacking car
# Courts
# Courts

Trevor Byrne found by court to have left phone at robbery scene before hijacking car

May 20th 2021, 3:54 PM 14,377 Views 0 Comments

The court was satisfied that a mobile phone dropped at the scene during the robbery was Byrne’s.

Teen gets two years' detention for dangerous driving causing death of Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes
# Thiago Cortes
# Thiago Cortes

Teen gets two years' detention for dangerous driving causing death of Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes

May 20th 2021, 2:14 PM 60,155 Views 0 Comments

The boy was aged 16 when he struck and killed Thiago Cortes in August last year.

# courts - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children
# Courts
# Courts

Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children

Updated May 19th 2021, 8:07 PM 27,520 Views 0 Comments

The jury has begun deliberating in the case.

Man (35) found guilty of murder after he strangled his wife to death in 2018
# Criminal Courts
# Criminal Courts

Man (35) found guilty of murder after he strangled his wife to death in 2018

Updated May 19th 2021, 6:16 PM 23,554 Views 0 Comments

Rafal Karaczyn of Crozon Park, Sligo had pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty to murder.

Portakabin seeks court order to find person behind Gmail account who allegedly defamed company
# High Court
# High Court

Portakabin seeks court order to find person behind Gmail account who allegedly defamed company

May 19th 2021, 5:51 PM 19,454 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in the High Court today.

Man who repeatedly stabbed woman after she refused to kiss him jailed for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who repeatedly stabbed woman after she refused to kiss him jailed for five years

May 19th 2021, 3:31 PM 28,423 Views 0 Comments

The judge said: “If there were a longer term I could give on that count I would.”

Judge warns of jailtime for young people who launder money for criminal gangs
# Courts
# Courts

Judge warns of jailtime for young people who launder money for criminal gangs

May 19th 2021, 3:14 PM 8,464 Views 0 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan handed down a two-year suspended sentence for a man who had laundered €58,000 of stolen money.

# courts - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Woman tried to drug her three children a day before suffocating them, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Woman tried to drug her three children a day before suffocating them, murder trial hears

May 18th 2021, 9:16 PM 86,820 Views 0 Comments

The first day of the trial took place today.

Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year
# FAI
# FAI

Judge wants LPP issues between ODCE, FAI and John Delaney completed by end of legal year

May 18th 2021, 5:12 PM 14,190 Views 0 Comments

The comments were made by Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds when the matter came before her today.

Man jailed for 20 months after burning toddler's face with mini blow torch
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 20 months after burning toddler's face with mini blow torch

May 18th 2021, 4:58 PM 29,631 Views 0 Comments

Both of the boy’s parents gave emotional victim impact statements in court.

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services
# Courts
# Courts

HSE sued by company that failed to secure €12m contract to provide air ambulance services

May 18th 2021, 12:40 PM 20,905 Views 0 Comments

The action has been taken by Sere Holdings Ltd.

# courts - Monday 17 May, 2021

Former 'mid-tier' Kinahan cartel member gets suspended sentence over laundering crime cash
# Courts
# Courts

Former 'mid-tier' Kinahan cartel member gets suspended sentence over laundering crime cash

May 17th 2021, 3:24 PM 18,927 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Sean Ruth previously told the non-jury court that he has “taken his medicine” and would not benefit from going back to prison.

Man (25) appears before court accused of Keane Mulready Woods murder
# Courts
# Courts

Man (25) appears before court accused of Keane Mulready Woods murder

May 17th 2021, 2:52 PM 18,756 Views 0 Comments

17-year-old Keane Mulready Woods was killed last year.

Man accused of murdering wife and two children at Dublin home to go on trial in June 2022
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering wife and two children at Dublin home to go on trial in June 2022

May 17th 2021, 12:47 PM 34,750 Views 0 Comments

Sameer Syed is charged with murdering his wife and two children on 28 October last year.

# courts - Friday 14 May, 2021

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-Bothar CEO 'stole' money donated to charity over 21-year period, High Court hears

May 14th 2021, 9:52 PM 51,774 Views 0 Comments

The matter will return before the court next month.

Two journalists sue Twitter and former Sindo columnist Eoghan Harris over allegedly defamatory tweets
# Courts
# Courts

Two journalists sue Twitter and former Sindo columnist Eoghan Harris over allegedly defamatory tweets

May 14th 2021, 5:07 PM 15,098 Views 0 Comments

The actions have been brought by Allison Morris of the Belfast Telegraph and Aoife Moore of the Irish Examiner.

Four gardaí and retired superintendent to face trials over allegedly attempting to pervert course of justice
# Courts
# Courts

Four gardaí and retired superintendent to face trials over allegedly attempting to pervert course of justice

May 14th 2021, 12:51 PM 27,290 Views 0 Comments

The five accused were charged in court with a total of 42 counts of perverting the course of justice.

Ex-RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven pleads guilty to sexually assaulting and exploiting children
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven pleads guilty to sexually assaulting and exploiting children

May 14th 2021, 12:18 PM 25,265 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned for sentencing on 9 July.

# courts - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90
# High Court
# High Court

Judge approves PIA that will see woman (54) making mortgage repayments until she is 90

May 13th 2021, 6:33 PM 39,348 Views 0 Comments

It is being regarded as an important test case in the area of personal insolvency.

Ian Bailey disqualified from driving and fined €700 over cannabis charges
# Cork
# Cork

Ian Bailey disqualified from driving and fined €700 over cannabis charges

May 13th 2021, 4:08 PM 27,885 Views 0 Comments

The ruling was made at a hearing in Bantry District Court.

# courts - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home

May 11th 2021, 10:16 PM 48,335 Views 0 Comments

Sam Maughan (26) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing serious harm to Mark Burke (43) on 1 August 2018.

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case

May 11th 2021, 6:27 PM 22,470 Views 0 Comments

Boy A was aged 13 at the time of the murder and as a juvenile defendant he has the legal right to anonymity.

# courts - Monday 10 May, 2021

Garda charged with breaking Covid restrictions and being drunk in public after attending house party
# Waterford
# Waterford

Garda charged with breaking Covid restrictions and being drunk in public after attending house party

May 10th 2021, 9:20 PM 52,301 Views 0 Comments

The charges relate to an incident in Dungarvan last year.

Man sentenced after trespassing in house and speaking to girl (5) alone in kitchen
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced after trespassing in house and speaking to girl (5) alone in kitchen

May 10th 2021, 7:52 PM 47,367 Views 0 Comments

Graham O’Mahony, of no fixed abode, was arraigned on the single count at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

Organisers of 'illegal' wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court
# Courts
# Courts

Organisers of 'illegal' wedding reception in Co Longford apologise in court

May 10th 2021, 6:48 PM 74,195 Views 0 Comments

Four people have been ordered to hand over €3,000 in compensation.

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí
# Courts
# Courts

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí

May 10th 2021, 4:32 PM 45,268 Views 0 Comments

The woman he attacked told the court how her mental health was affected by the incident.

Man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside Henry Hoover in his van avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man who allowed handguns to be hidden inside Henry Hoover in his van avoids jail term

May 10th 2021, 2:14 PM 22,145 Views 0 Comments

The judge noted that the guns were found “at a time of significant gangland activity in Dublin city”.

# courts - Friday 7 May, 2021

Man sentenced to life in jail for murder of his estranged wife's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to life in jail for murder of his estranged wife's partner

May 7th 2021, 1:11 PM 18,295 Views 6 Comments

Veronica Carberry said her life has been turned upside down by the murder of her father Aidan McMenamy.

# courts - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears

May 6th 2021, 9:28 PM 53,330 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Rafal Karaczynsaid the accused man’s marriage to Natalia Karaczyn was “not terribly happy” but they stayed living together for their children.

Man appears in court over murder of pensioner in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man appears in court over murder of pensioner in Dublin

May 6th 2021, 6:09 PM 16,293 Views 0 Comments

The victim was originally from Hong Kong but had lived for several years in a flat just off Dublin’s Cork Street.

Solicitor faces jail term over €120,000 social welfare fraud
# Courts
# Courts

Solicitor faces jail term over €120,000 social welfare fraud

May 6th 2021, 5:13 PM 90,084 Views 0 Comments

Herbert Kilcline (60) said he felt entitled to the payments after being excluded from compensation made to victims of Thalidomide.

# courts - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Man who sold his bank account to Romanian organised crime group is jailed for money laundering
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sold his bank account to Romanian organised crime group is jailed for money laundering

May 5th 2021, 5:41 PM 32,041 Views 0 Comments

Vlad Pintea, who sold his account to the gang for €500, was jailed for six months.

Boy (15) charged with murder of woman in Dublin in January
# IFSC
# IFSC

Boy (15) charged with murder of woman in Dublin in January

May 5th 2021, 12:50 PM 57,208 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj (48) died following an attack in Dublin’s IFSC on 20 January last.