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# Dublin District Court

Last month
February 2023
# District Court
Man denies intentionally driving into anti-immigration protesters in Dublin
The court heard the stage rigger had live-streamed the incident onto Facebook.
# Inquest
Sligo man died from burns suffered while taking a hot bath, inquest hears
The man had to be airlifted by helicopter to hospital because of the extent of the burns to his body after being scalded by hot water.
This year
# alleged attack
Garda attack accused has bail terms set after officer suffers ‘permanent deformities to finger’
The court heard other gardaí witnessed the incident, and there was CCTV evidence.
# three ireland
Three Ireland plead guilty to data roaming debacle which affected over 1,600 customers
A businessman who spent two days in Monaco ‘got a shock’ to find he had been charged €29,298.
# Court
Obsessed US actor harassed Irish doctor for 20 years after three-week J1 summer relationship
For two decades, Steven Spenneberg constantly sent gifts and messages declaring his love to the woman he had last seen in 2004.
Last year
# Courts
Man accused of assault on Ukrainian woman in asylum accommodation
The court heard he allegedly held a door closed on the complainant in a ‘forcible manner’, keeping her in a room for three minutes.
# Courts
Man jailed for 'cowardly and reprehensible' attack on ex-partner
Ian Doyle (31) had pleaded not guilty to two charges of assault causing harm to his ex-partner.
# Test Drive
Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers
Stephen Corbally is accused of stealing four cars advertised for sale online on three dates this year and on May 31, 2020.
# Terminal 2
Swissport face trial over death of Dublin Airport worker in 2018
The case came before Dublin District Court today and the company has not indicated how it will plead.
# Courts
Woman charged with extortion of Dublin couple over son's drug debt
The offence allegedly happened at the couple’s home in Malahide on 16 May.
# Dublin District Court
Dublin Airport alert after refugee author got onto plane without boarding pass
She is accused of knowingly causing a false alarm by boarding the aircraft without a boarding card.
# Courts
Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings
The Ukrainian couple left war-ravaged Kyiv as the Russian invasion began on 24 February.
# Courts
Youth accused of ‘extreme violence’ during raid in which woman had boiling water poured over her
Two other men are also before the courts in connection with the incident.
# Dublin
Bail granted for man accused of €1.75m cocaine shipment
Karl Lawlor appeared before Dublin District Court today.
# Dublin City Council
Council drops civil action against Stoneybatter resident feeding 'nuisance' pigeons
The council claimed the man caused a nuisance by feeding feral pigeons at his home.
# Dublin District Court
Dublin teenager jailed for five years for series of violent offences
Nathan Kelly, aged 19, pleaded guilty to three assaults, three robberies and tresspassing.
# Dublin District Court
Dublin pensioner accused of rape and sexual assault of child relatives 18 years apart
The man, 66, faced objections to bail after he was charged today.
All time
# Dublin District Court
Judge upholds ban on naming public servant on trial for false imprisonment and sexual assault
Reporting restrictions giving anonymity to the accused were continued by Judge Treasa Kelly.
# Courts
Vodafone fined €13k over delays in transferring landline numbers and unlocking mobile phones
The Commission for Communications Regulation prosecuted the broadband and phone service after looking into customer complaints in 2020 and earlier this year.
# Arrests
17 people arrested over fraudulent activity related to Covid-19 social welfare
The arrests were made over immigration offences.
# Animal Cruelty
Woman whose dog could barely 'see, move or breathe' due to its matted coat avoids jail
Maureen Bracken was convicted of neglecting her pet and causing unnecessary suffering.
# Dublin District Court
Dublin City Council's legal bid to remove street art murals to get full hearing next March
The murals, by artist collective Subset, were allegedly allowed by residents without permission of the city’s planning department.
# Courts
Couple accused of abducting child released on bail
The man and the woman appeared at Dublin District Court today.
# Dublin District Court
Two men charged with the alleged rape of a man in Dublin city centre
The men were arrested by gardaí in the early hours of Monday morning.
# Dublin District Court
Woman spared jail for head butting garda car while drunk
Olga Cubovska was fined €300 after she pleaded guilty to criminal damage offences.
# Trial
Former 'singing' priest Tony Walsh faces trial on new indecent assault charges
Walsh was charged with two counts of indecent assault between 1983 and 1985.
# Court
Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks
A man has been charged with assault after causing harm to the passenger.
# Dublin District Court
Dublin woman faces trial accused of having sex with a dog
The alleged offence happened at the 29-year-old woman’s home address on a date in December 2019.
# Dublin District Court
Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday
The hoax occurred in Terminal 1 after Portuguese chef Adriano Rocha missed two flights home.
# Dublin District Court
Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge
A video clip was of the event on 14 August last prompted outrage.
# Dublin District Court
Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870,000 from station
They have not yet indicated how they will plead.
# Dublin
Group of 10 broke into house to attack pensioners, court told
The incident is connected to a local feud, Dublin District Court heard.
# sinead connolly
Man accused of hiding gun used in Bluebell shooting
Paul Mooney was refused bail when he appeared before Dublin District Court today.
# Dublin District Court
Top criminal defence solicitor charged with assaulting lawyer
Cahir O’Higgins, 46, whose practice is based at Dublin’s Parkgate Street, was arrested on Friday.
# king street
Charge dropped against man accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue
Michael Dunne was accused of criminal damage to the Luke Kelly statue on South King Street
# Courts
Married couple to go on trial over 'dodgy box' TV streaming service in Dublin and Meath
The couple are charged with possession of the proceeds of crime and with infringing copyright.
# Courts
Arrest ordered of man who allegedly told gardaí he would cut off hostel worker's head
Eoin Dempsey failed to appear in court and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
# Theft
Couple charged in connection with stealing €130k from Virgin Media
The man and woman, who have not yet entered pleas, were remanded on continuing bail.
# Courts
Two men jailed for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey get appeal hearing date
The yacht skipper claimed it was his “God-given right” to sail on the Liffey during the incident.
# Dublin District Court
Extra charge brought against man accused of carrying out attacks on Luke Kelly statues
The man allegedly “threw a large amount of paint” over the statue on South King Street in Dublin city centre.