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# evidence - Monday 27 January, 2020

Trump allegedly said he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine, says his former national security adviser

John Bolton writes in a book draft that Trump told him he wanted to withhold aid from Ukraine.

# evidence - Friday 29 November, 2019

Race, religion and prejudice: The issues raised at Ireland’s first FGM trial

A married couple were yesterday convicted of allowing female genital mutilation to be carried out on their daughter.

# evidence - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Blood-stained clothing found in room where Ana's body was discovered, court told

Sergeant Declan Birchall was in charge of the divisional search team which found Ana’s body.

# evidence - Friday 15 February, 2019

Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm

Garda Conor Ryan was giving evidence today in the trial of Patrick Quirke, accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# evidence - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

One in three UN workers have been sexually harassed in the past two years

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said there are “some sobering statistics” in the new report.

# evidence - Monday 18 June, 2018

Audi chief executive arrested over Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' emissions cheating scandal

Prosecutors say they fear he might try to suppress evidence.

# evidence - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Craig Gilroy apologises for 'totally inappropriate' WhatsApp message sent to Stuart Olding

Ulster Rugby and the IRFU said Gilroy is subject to an internal review and is not available for selection.

# evidence - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'Any possibility of a threesome?': The growing use of text messages in Ireland's criminal investigations

Experts say there is a huge amount of valuable data on a person’s phone that can be used if they are accused of a crime.

# evidence - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Doctor at rape trial: 'Not possible' to tell if injuries caused by consensual or non-consensual sex

The court also heard from a policeman from the rape crisis unit.

# evidence - Friday 29 December, 2017

'Putting jam on the cake': Authorities knew Birmingham Six evidence 'enhanced' years before release

Newly released state papers have shed light on the behind the scenes interactions between the British and Irish governments during the Birmingham Sixes’ first appeal.

# evidence - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Major study finds HPV vaccine in women was not linked with 44 chronic diseases

No other serious safety concerns were identified in the study of more than three million women.

# evidence - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Mother called toddler a 'fake child' on day she killed him, court hears

The sentencing hearing is taking place today.

# evidence - Monday 15 May, 2017

Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business'

Garda Inspector Derek Maguire was giving evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# evidence - Friday 5 May, 2017

Former Burton adviser tells Jobstown trial she referred to 'f**king dregs' due to stressful situation

Karen O’Connell told the court she was not proud of using ‘bad language’ and said she was very upset at the time.

# evidence - Monday 27 March, 2017

Mother destroyed evidence of her daughter's rape after not believing her claims, court hears

It was alleged the man abused three young girls while engaged to their mother.

# evidence - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# evidence - Monday 24 October, 2016

'Sexsomnia' trial hears "no objective scientific evidence" that a man can have sex while asleep

The 29-year-old accused claims that he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend in September 2008.

# evidence - Monday 10 October, 2016

Man accused of raping friend said he has history of “sleepwalking” and no memory of event

The case continues in front of the Central Criminal Court.

# evidence - Monday 20 June, 2016

Gardaí get new crime scene kits to collect evidence at domestic violence calls

Eight garda divisions now have cars with the kits in them, with plans to roll out the programme across the country.

# evidence - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims' Evidence This post contains videos

Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims'

Garda delegates heard of the benefits UK police officers have seen since the introduction of body cameras

# evidence - Monday 18 April, 2016

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

# evidence - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

'You dirty tramp of a guard': Shocking footage shows benefit of garda body cameras

The video was played at a garda conference to show how useful the cameras could be for evidence.

# evidence - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Man who raped woman in 1984 jailed thanks to new DNA technology

The woman was raped in her own bed while her child was in the house.

# evidence - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Court hears how gardaí traced can of Red Bull found at murder scene to shop in Dublin

Gary Flynn has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Seamus ‘Shay’ O’Byrne.

# evidence - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The42 Tennis chief 'confident' no Irish players involved in match-fixing Interview

Tennis chief 'confident' no Irish players involved in match-fixing

CEO Des Allen has backed tennis officials’ claims that match-fixing evidence was not suppressed by the game’s authorities.

# evidence - Friday 24 July, 2015

These two affordable drugs can lower breast cancer deaths

Studies found the drugs can help to reduce breast cancer mortality in postmenopausal women.

# evidence - Friday 12 June, 2015

Why it's pretty unlikely Denis O'Brien will face the banking inquiry

One TD proposed that O’Brien should be called as a witness.

# evidence - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Brothers wrongfully convicted for killing little girl 'want a normal life' after 30 years behind bars

The brothers are trying to come to terms with the changes that occurred in the outside world while they were on death row.

# evidence - Friday 10 April, 2015

Dashcam video shows Walter Scott and policeman moments before shooting

The video was released by police.

# evidence - Monday 16 March, 2015

Sexy corruption and 8 other things we've learned at the banking inquiry

The inquiry is finally up and running and it’s had its moments…

# evidence - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Dog of Texas nurse with Ebola won't be put down

There was uproar when it was suggested that the dog of a Spanish Ebola patient be put down.

# evidence - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK lab

Former US President Bill Clinton says those responsible “want a divided world”.

# evidence - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

US intelligence say MH17 shootdown may have been a 'mistake'

They added that it was still unclear “who pulled the trigger”.

# evidence - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Here's what Alan Shatter has to say about the GSOC 'bugging' report

The former Minister for Justice said that retired Judge Cooke’s dealing with the matters in the report was in the public interest.

# evidence - Friday 23 May, 2014

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.

# evidence - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Chinese relatives accuse Malaysia of hiding information about missing plane

The families are staging a protest calling for information about the Malaysian Airlines flight.

# evidence - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Max Clifford's penis measured during sexual assault trial

The 70-year-old PR guru is accused of a string of sexual assaults.

# evidence - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Taoiseach urged to meet Stardust campaigners

Deputy Tommy Broughan said he was disappointed that the Taoiseach has not yet committed to meeting them.

# evidence - Monday 10 February, 2014

‘I was involved in spending money stupidly’ – Quinn

The businessman told the trial of three former Anglo executives that he “doesn’t know what he knew”.

Quinn: 'I thought Anglo was a marvellous institution'

Former head of the Quinn empire, Seán Quinn was today giving evidence in the trial of three former Anglo executives.

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