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# Criminal Courts

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# sandra boyd
Brother of Sandra Boyd appears in court charged with firearms offences
Derek Boyd, 27, wept and told relatives, “I’m sorry”, following an emotionally charged hearing this evening.
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# Criminal Courts
Man (35) found guilty of murder after he strangled his wife to death in 2018
Rafal Karaczyn of Crozon Park, Sligo had pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty to murder.
# Criminal Courts
Man to appear in court over money laundering of €1.5 million
The man was arrested earlier this week as part of a surveillance operation.
# Westmeath
Man (33) found not guilty of raping woman after they met at New Year's Eve ball
The two had met at a ball in the local GAA clubhouse.
# Cavan
Woman (40s) to appear before court following discovery of suspected cannabis grow house
Cannabis plants and herb with a combined estimate value of €50,000 was seized at a house in Cavan.
# Criminal Courts
'True predator' jailed for seven years for grooming and abusing teenage girls
One of the victims said the man “robbed us all of our childhood and innocence”.
# Munster
Eleven people accused of offences relating to alleged abuse and neglect of children
The defendants, who range in age from 25 to 76, face over 200 charges.
# West Cork
'Storm in a teacup': Judge dismisses French authorities' request for Ian Bailey's submissions in extradition case
Counsel for Bailey said it was an “unprecedented” and “unorthodox” request from French authorities.
# Dublin
Dublin man pleads guilty to participating in activities intended to facilitate murder of 'Patsy' Hutch
Five other men, who are charged with conspiring with one or more persons to murder Hutch, had their cases adjourned for seven weeks.
# Courts Service
Criminal Courts to 'further stagger' start times for cases after overcrowding outside courtroom
The move comes after legal professionals expressed concern about overcrowding at the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday.
# Courts
Derek Devoy to face Special Criminal Court trial over gun possession and garda assault charges
A production order was made for Devoy to appear before the three-judge court on 8 October.
# Criminal Courts
Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home
The man pleaded not guilty to the offence.
# Influence of alcohol
Woman who tried to jab Luas driver in the eye with broken bottle has jail term cut on appeal
The woman tried to “stab or jab” the off-duty Luas driver in the eye area but in fact jabbed him in the lip. The man was rushed to hospital soon after.
# Courts
Man who had sex with his 'mentally impaired' cousin has sentence cut on appeal
He had been sentenced to five years, but will now serve 18 months.
# court services
Dublin City and County Courts set for first overhaul in decades
With no change, the Court Services said they will have to cut back services.
# Courts
Trial of Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park delayed as evidence is gathered
The arraignment of the 50-year-old will now take place on 29 July.
# Courts
Trial date set for Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park
The 50-year-old Dublin man faces 50 charges, including seven related to sexual acts with a child under 17.
# david black
Man due in court in connection with the murder of David Black
The father of two was shot to death as he drove to work at Maghaberry jail in November.
# Ballymun
Man due in court in connection with Ballymun death
The man was arrested on Wednesday in Dublin Airport and will appear in court this afternoon.
# Seánie signs on
In pictures: Seán FitzPatrick signs on at Dublin garda station
Kicking off what will be a weekly ritual for the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, FitzPatrick signed on at Irishtown Garda Station yesterday evening.