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Former Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan charged over pub assault
The deputy resigned from his party last month, citing concerns over the North-South Interconnector project.
# Distraught and upset
Meath woman stole €132,000 from employer to repay money she had taken from previous job
26-year-old Amy McAuley went to her father “distraught” after she had committed the thefts.
# online grooming
Judge asked not to jail Dublin man who had sex with 15-year-old
The man had sex with the girl after chatting with her online using a fake profile.
# sunday sitting
Man charged with IRA membership refuses to stand before judges
The Dublin man (54) was arrested in Laois yesterday by the Special Detective Unit.
# John Joe Patterson
Man who abused stepdaughters over decade represents "dark underbelly of Irish family life"
“I went to my mother for help as a child … but she gave me no help and ignored my plea,” Emma Witherow – now 28 – said.
# Plaza Hotel
Jury sworn-in for trial of man accused of murdering Sonia Blount
Eric Locke (33) of St Johns Park East, Clondalkin, has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.
# Clondalkin
Man who punched and bit wife gets suspended sentence
The 38-year-old food delivery man admitted to gardaí that he had punched and bitten his wife.
# Adrian Crevan Mackin
"Accused deceased": Case against Garda killer dealt with at Special Criminal Court
Adrian Crevan Mackin was charged with IRA membership in January.
# Christopher Jackson
Partner of deceased man denies she knew body was in bedroom wardrobe
Anthony Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering Christopher Jackson at an apartment on Prussia Street in Dublin.
# James Broderick
'My childhood was like a war zone': Daughter says father's abuse ruined her life
Rita Broderick was raped and sexually abused as a young girl. She has described her father’s seven year sentence as a ‘good outcome’.
# david o'brien
Ex-Scout leader jailed for camping trip assaults on boys during 70s and 80s
David O’Brien, of Benburb Street in Dublin, sexually abused six young boys on camping trips in the late 70s and early 80s.
# Cork
80-year-old who assaulted child multiple times a day has jail term cut
Patrick Bassett was sentenced to four years in prison in May of last year. The assaults date back to the 1970s.
# sinister
Man who bit off victim's ear in unprovoked pub attack loses appeal
The injured party had been “permanently disfigured” as a result of the attack, the judge said.
# filthy conditions
Appeal by couple convicted of letting MS sufferer die with 'maggots in her infected bedsores'
They contend the jury should have been allowed to consider the HSE’s alleged culpability in the death of immobile MS sufferer Evelyn Joel.
# slab murphy
Republican Thomas 'Slab' Murphy pleads not guilty to tax offences
The prominent republican is being prosecuted on foot of an investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau.
# No
Someone's launched a (very) last minute challenge against same-sex marriage
Gerry Walshe, an electrician from Clare, wants a judicial review.
# closing speeches
Ex-Anglo officials hid accounts from taxman, jury told
Closing speeches are taking place in the trial of three former Anglo officials.
US seeks extradition of Wicklow man over black market 'Silk Road' website
The 27-year-old is wanted for trial by US authorities on charges of conspiracy to distribute narcotics and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Two charged after shotgun discharged in a child's playground
The incident happened on Thursday.
# redacted
Here's why RTÉ's news story about Denis O'Brien was blocked by the courts
There are ‘minimal redactions’.
Denis O'Brien begins injunction case against RTÉ - reporting restrictions imposed on media
The businessman is seeking to prevent the broadcast of a news story in which he features.
Woman charged with assisting suicide faces further wait for trial
Gail O’Rorke is the first person in the State to be charged with the offence.
John Joe Nevin has been banned from every pub in Westmeath
The boxer was one of five people to appear in court, charged over a bar brawl on Easter Monday night.
# Behind The Scenes
Graham Dwyer was looking forward to a steak dinner upon his release
The moment a man so certain of freedom on Thursday has had the door slammed on his previous middle-class life.
# equality street
"Bonkers" ... That's what Peter Robinson thinks of the 'gay marriage cake' row
An Antrim bakery firm is being taken to court over its refusal to bake a Bert & Ernie ‘pro-gay marriage’ cake.
Man charged with Elaine O'Hara murder due in court this morning
41-year-old Graham Dwyer from Foxrock was asked by gardaí when he was charged if he had anything to say, he response was, “I do. Not guilty”.
Sandusky trial set to begin in Pennsylvania
The former Penn State defensive coach is in the dock after a string of child sex abuse allegations.