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# 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 53,337 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 16,299 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 90,131 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 32,085 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 57,244 Views 0 Comments

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

# courts - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Woman sent for trial for sharing identity of boy convicted of teenage girl's murder
# Courts
# Courts

Woman sent for trial for sharing identity of boy convicted of teenage girl's murder

May 4th 2021, 4:22 PM 44,370 Views 0 Comments

The boy and another youth convicted of the same offence were juveniles and have the legal right to anonymity.

Barristers urge caution on widespread roll-out of remote court hearings after Covid
# Justice
# Justice

Barristers urge caution on widespread roll-out of remote court hearings after Covid

May 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 9,734 Views 8 Comments

The Bar of Ireland said remote hearings impact on judicial interaction and the management of witnesses.

# courts - Friday 30 April, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,686 Views 0 Comments

The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.

Statements of former paratroopers excluded from murder trial of ex-IRA man
# Joe McCann
# Joe McCann

Statements of former paratroopers excluded from murder trial of ex-IRA man

Apr 30th 2021, 1:39 PM 15,537 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCann, 24, was shot dead as he ran away from the police and Army in Belfast in April 1972.

# courts - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Australian man who filmed four dead and dying police officers jailed
# Australia
# Australia

Australian man who filmed four dead and dying police officers jailed

Apr 28th 2021, 9:14 AM 59,120 Views 24 Comments

Richard Pusey had been pulled over after driving over the speed limit on a Melbourne road last April.

# courts - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds
# Donations
# Donations

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds

Apr 27th 2021, 2:34 PM 41,135 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney resigned his post as the organisation’s CEO in February.

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall charged with murder of David Byrne over Regency Hotel shooting
# Jonathan Dowdall
# Jonathan Dowdall

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall charged with murder of David Byrne over Regency Hotel shooting

Apr 27th 2021, 11:15 AM 136,874 Views 0 Comments

Byrne was shot dead at the hotel in Dublin in February 2016.

# courts - Monday 26 April, 2021

President Higgins signs law paving the way for the naming of child murder victims
# Reporting Restrictions
# Reporting Restrictions

President Higgins signs law paving the way for the naming of child murder victims

Apr 26th 2021, 12:41 PM 8,486 Views 9 Comments

The Children (Amendment) Bill 2020 was signed by the President after passing through the Dáil and the Seanad.

# courts - Friday 23 April, 2021

Married man repeatedly stabbed younger woman he was previously in relationship with, court told
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Married man repeatedly stabbed younger woman he was previously in relationship with, court told

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:55 PM 43,208 Views 0 Comments

Edmundas Dauksa (51) pleaded not guilty to the murder of Ingrida Maciokaite (31) on 18 September 2018.

Former Boy Scout leader admits abusing ten boys
# Courts
# Courts

Former Boy Scout leader admits abusing ten boys

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:29 PM 20,519 Views 0 Comments

David Barry pleaded guilty to 28 charges, with the offences occurring at various dates from 1986 to 2008.

# courts - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:45 PM 23,383 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Bronson pleaded guilty to robbery at Centra, Old Bawn Shopping Centre, Tallaght.

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house
# Cork
# Cork

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:39 PM 52,528 Views 35 Comments

Denis O’Connor was described as ‘cruel’ in court today.

# courts - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines
# Berlin D2
# Berlin D2

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines

Apr 21st 2021, 7:17 PM 18,110 Views 0 Comments

Footage emerged in August of non-compliance with social distance guidelines at the bar.

Boy shouts abuse in court as case over stabbing of woman at Dublin's IFSC delayed
# Urantsetseg Tserendorj
# Urantsetseg Tserendorj

Boy shouts abuse in court as case over stabbing of woman at Dublin's IFSC delayed

Apr 21st 2021, 2:33 PM 51,585 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj was rushed to the Mater Hospital following an attack on 20 January last.

Dublin man appears in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer
# Derry
# Derry

Dublin man appears in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer

Apr 21st 2021, 1:32 PM 15,118 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Maguire was arrested on Tuesday.

# courts - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Three men charged in connection with Regency Hotel shooting in Dublin in February 2016
# Regency Shooting
# Regency Shooting

Three men charged in connection with Regency Hotel shooting in Dublin in February 2016

Apr 20th 2021, 9:55 PM 51,364 Views 0 Comments

The shooting took place during a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel in February 2016.

Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy
# High Court
# High Court

Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy

Apr 20th 2021, 8:28 PM 36,511 Views 0 Comments

She claims that arising out of the transfer to Limerick, close family, based in Dublin, were unable to visit her.

Justice Gerard Hogan nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court
# Courts
# Courts

Justice Gerard Hogan nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court

Apr 20th 2021, 8:26 PM 16,576 Views 6 Comments

Five additional judges will be appointed to the High Court in a bid to clear the backlog of cases.

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2021, 7:42 PM 35,160 Views 0 Comments

Dealing with the grounds of appeal, the judge said the court was not persuaded by any of the arguments made.

Indicative sentences to be handed down amid ongoing prison officers' industrial action
# Courts
# Courts

Indicative sentences to be handed down amid ongoing prison officers' industrial action

Apr 20th 2021, 4:10 PM 12,963 Views 0 Comments

Eight sentences due to be heard today have been adjourned to later this month.

# courts - Monday 19 April, 2021

Man who attacked, tied up and robbed escort in Dublin hotel room jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who attacked, tied up and robbed escort in Dublin hotel room jailed for four years

Apr 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 42,299 Views 19 Comments

Samuel Pop pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and robbery.

Josepha Madigan: Covid has forced many couples to the point of separation. How they handle it is key
# Opinion
# Opinion

Josepha Madigan: Covid has forced many couples to the point of separation. How they handle it is key

Apr 19th 2021, 7:30 PM 25,511 Views 16 Comments

The Fine Gael TD and lawyer says lack of social supports during Covid means many relationships are feeling the pressure.

Man who told gardaí he didn't know rape could take place in a marriage is convicted of sexual assault
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who told gardaí he didn't know rape could take place in a marriage is convicted of sexual assault

Apr 19th 2021, 2:50 PM 36,907 Views 0 Comments

The 54-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to three counts of rape, one of sexual assault and one of attempted rape.

Man goes on trial charged with murdering ex-wife's partner during 'argument'
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial charged with murdering ex-wife's partner during 'argument'

Apr 19th 2021, 2:18 PM 20,538 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Paget (46) has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park
# Personal Injuries
# Personal Injuries

11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park

Apr 19th 2021, 1:17 PM 42,208 Views 0 Comments

The then three-year-old was injured while playing near a dugout in 2013.

# courts - Friday 16 April, 2021

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told
# Anthony Rogers
# Anthony Rogers

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told

Apr 16th 2021, 7:02 PM 28,446 Views 0 Comments

The most serious injuries were to the left side of the deceased’s head and neck area, where there were 11 stab wounds, the court heard.

# courts - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
# Courts
# Courts

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison

Apr 15th 2021, 10:00 PM 31,225 Views 0 Comments

The case has been heard before the High Court.

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
# Trial
# Trial

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,271 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

# courts - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Woman tells court of raiders hijacking her car at gunpoint and threatening to kill her
# Courts
# Courts

Woman tells court of raiders hijacking her car at gunpoint and threatening to kill her

Apr 14th 2021, 9:11 PM 22,975 Views 0 Comments

She was giving evidence in the trial of a man accused of a number of offences arising from an armed robbery.

Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain

Apr 14th 2021, 7:18 PM 102,879 Views 0 Comments

Mark White claimed he had been accused by a staff member of lacing two drinks with vodka.

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed
# Keith Quinn
# Keith Quinn

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed

Apr 14th 2021, 3:47 PM 92,493 Views 26 Comments

The court heard that Quinn had “a very significant gambling problem”.

Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016
# Dublin
# Dublin

Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016

Apr 14th 2021, 3:27 PM 11,001 Views 0 Comments

Two people have already been jailed for life for the murder.

Arlene Foster tells court of her family's distress at Channel 4 doctor’s incorrect tweet about ‘affair’
# Christian Jessen
# Christian Jessen

Arlene Foster tells court of her family's distress at Channel 4 doctor’s incorrect tweet about ‘affair’

Apr 14th 2021, 2:31 PM 38,857 Views 0 Comments

The DUP leader has initiated a libel case against Dr Christian Jessen.

Woman in hotel quarantine after arrival from Dubai released following negative Covid-19 test result
# Courts
# Courts

Woman in hotel quarantine after arrival from Dubai released following negative Covid-19 test result

Apr 14th 2021, 1:51 PM 10,273 Views 0 Comments

The High Court had ordered an inquiry into her detention at the hotel.

# courts - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched
# Courts
# Courts

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched

Updated Apr 13th 2021, 6:32 PM 24,195 Views 0 Comments

The woman travelled to support her father, who is due to undergo major cancer surgery.