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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Hearing

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# High Court
Application to extend Sean Dunne's bankruptcy over alleged non cooperation opens
Dunne opposes the application.
# Court
Louth man who had sex with 15-year-old schoolgirl jailed for two years
The court heard the man has 38 previous convictions including assault, burglary, criminal damage and theft.
# Hearing Loss
16 US employees hurt in 'unprecedented acoustic attack' in Cuba
Some of the staff are believed to have experienced hearing loss.
# Hearing
Driver 'reasonably' sacked after he left charity van outside a pub overnight
The worker maintained that he had been subject to an unfair investigation and had been dismissed for taking an organisation’s vehicle home.
# cleared
'Sean is a tough but fair player' - O'Brien boost is huge for the Lions
The Ireland openside will now prepare to perform on the biggest stage for the Lions.
# tullow tank
Sean O'Brien cleared to play in third Lions Test as citing is dismissed
The Ireland flanker’s hearing in Wellington lasted almost three hours.
# Banned
Williams to miss third Lions Test after copping four-week suspension
The All Blacks centre paid the price for a dangerous challenge on Anthony Watson.
# In the dock
Sean O'Brien cited for a swinging arm against the All Blacks
The Lions openside could now miss the third and decisive Test in Auckland.
# Discreditable Conduct
Constable charged with having indecent images of children is dismissed from Met Police
The chair of the special case hearing said, “There is no place within the organisation for him any longer.”
Column: 'I am determined to make music available to the deaf'
I was the first and only deaf and vision impaired student to choose music as a Leaving Cert subject, writes Orla O’Sullivan.
# work relations commission
Hindu chef unfairly dismissed after going on prayer leave after his dad died
The chef was required to mourn for 40 days.
# waiting for justice
Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time
He remains in custody without trial.
# betsy de vos
Ahead of landmark travel ban hearing, Trump's education pick squeezes in by the skin of her teeth
The US Homeland Security Department said this afternoon that the controversial travel ban won’t be extended to other countries.
# Hearing
A fresh inquest into the 1974 Birmingham bombings will kick off today
A preliminary hearing will be held amid a dispute between relatives and the Government over legal fees.
# Hearing
Wallabies flanker Mumm cited for dangerous lifting on Ireland's Furlong
The back row only picked up a yellow card in yesterday’s game.
# red card
Earls in danger of missing All Blacks clash as disciplinary hearing confirmed
The Munster wing could face a suspension for his dangerous tackle on Fraser Brown.
# Courts
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.
# Hearing
Nama says it acted in the "interest of the Irish taxpayers" at all times during Project Eagle sale
Nama chairman Frank Daly is appearing before the PAC this afternoon.
# London
Man charged with the murder of an American tourist killed in knife attack
Zakaria Bulhan, 19, was charged with the murder of 64-year-old Darlene Horton plus five counts of attempted murder.
# Hearing
Willie le Roux has been cited for his challenge on Tiernan O'Halloran
The Springboks fullback faces a disciplinary hearing.
# Banned
CJ Stander handed one-week ban after lengthy disciplinary hearing in Johannesburg
The powerful Munster man will miss the second Test of Ireland’s tour in South Africa, but will be back for the encounter in Port Elizabeth.
# In the dock
Stander red-card hearing adjourned until tomorrow after five-hour deliberation
The Ireland back row must anxiously wait to learn his fate.
# Controversy
Stander facing a hearing but Schmidt says red card was 'very, very harsh'
The Ireland head coach was proud of an ‘incredible collective effort’ from his side.
# public hearing
Police officer facing disciplinary action for allegedly wearing 'I love weed' hat while on duty
The officer is now facing a new style hearing which is open to the public.
# Cork
Politicians, the community and army staff are against it, but €160m incinerator may still go ahead
Indaver is hoping it’s third time’s the charm.
# shirley temple bar
Declan Buckley on drag, equality and why sign language should be officially recognised
Both his parents are deaf.
# laquan mcdonald
Chicago police officer pleads not guilty to murder of black teen who was shot 16 times
The incident occurred in 2014 and led to protests in Chicago.
# Extradition
David Drumm will be in court in the US later today
The former Anglo Irish Bank CEO faces an extradition hearing following his arrest in Massachusetts on Saturday.
# peter van geene
Patient describes being "traumatised" by her treatment at hands of hysterectomy surgeon
Dr Peter van Geene is the subject of a fitness to practise inquiry by the Medical Council concerning a number of hysterectomies he performed between 2009 and 2011.
# Public Order
Roy Keane pleads not guilty over alleged road rage incident
It is claimed Keane confronted a taxi driver.
# Turn it down
You should only be listening to one hour of (quiet) music a day
More than one BILLION people are at risk of damaging their hearing because their music is too loud and they listen to it for too long.
# In the dock
Leinster's Jack McGrath cited for alleged stamp during Ulster clash
The loosehead prop faces an independent Pro12 hearing later this week.
# seen to be heard
Shane's parents are Deaf - so he wrote the first Irish play for deaf and hearing people
The actor stars in a one man show that uses sound, light and Irish Sign Language in a unique way.
# Hear hear
This startup went from Young Scientist to solving a problem that affects 300m people
Restored Hearing aims to help reduce the effects of tinnitus, the ringing you get in your ears after being exposed to loud noises, which can lead to hearing loss.
# Court
Pistorius could get 15 years in one of South Africa's brutal prisons or dodge jail altogether
He’s back in court for pre-sentencing arguments after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend.
# evicted
'Pyjama couple' appear in court again
Martin and Violet Coyne were evicted in August.
Column: 'Music isn't just about what you hear. Where and how we hear it can have just as much impact'
Composer Fergal Dowling talks about two new site-specific concerts programmed in the Tiger Dublin Fringe Festival.
# wired for sound
Science Changes Lives: The day I finally heard the world in stereo
How a cochlear implant brought Caroline Carswell into a new world of sound: “like going from a song played on a flute, to one played by a full orchestra”.
# happy new ear
After years of waiting, Billy gets his second cochlear implant
His mum was part of the Happy New Ear campaign, which called for a changed to the existing implant system.
# get ireland signing
This little boy is on a mission to get RTÉ using sign language on the Toy Show
Quaid Cleland is a nine-year-old hearing child who wants to get the whole country signing.