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# courts - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Drogheda criminal has arson sentence reduced after appeal

May 26th 2021, 5:16 PM 12,259 Views 0 Comments

The sentence was reduced by 2 years. with Crosby now expected to serve 3 years and 6 months.

Hillsborough disaster trial collapses after judge rules no case to answer
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Hillsborough disaster trial collapses after judge rules no case to answer

May 26th 2021, 10:52 AM 28,946 Views 25 Comments

The judge concluded there was no case fit for consideration by the jury based on any of the six counts on the indictment.

# courts - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack
# Ransomware Attack
# Ransomware Attack

Hospital secures court injunction against those behind private IT system cyber attack

May 25th 2021, 7:36 PM 21,136 Views 0 Comments

A ransomware note was found on a Cork hospital’s private computer system, separate from systems operated by the HSE.

Climate activist spared trial over graffiti attack on government building
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Climate activist spared trial over graffiti attack on government building

May 25th 2021, 5:43 PM 16,238 Views 0 Comments

Extinction Rebellion Ireland members staged a protest outside the courthouse in support of Orla Murphy.

# courts - Monday 24 May, 2021

Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Child rapist who warned victim she would be 'going ten feet under' loses appeal

May 24th 2021, 6:06 PM 37,824 Views 0 Comments

The victim was aged between six and 11 when the abuse occurred.

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 17,706 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 10,277 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 42,684 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 118,356 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 50,277 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 30,558 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 36,357 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 14,383 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 60,190 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 27,534 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 23,563 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 19,462 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 28,442 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 8,484 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 87,036 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 14,196 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 29,649 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 20,915 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 18,943 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 18,760 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 34,933 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 51,811 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 15,110 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 27,321 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 25,334 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 39,362 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 27,912 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 48,355 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 22,512 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 52,325 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 47,400 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 74,212 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 45,296 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 22,153 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 18,300 Views 6 Comments

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