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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Trial

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Met Police in new Couzens probe as force vows to protect women and girls
A senior officer admitted a vetting check on Wayne Couzens was not done ‘correctly’ when he joined the Met in 2018.
Police officer who killed Sarah Everard will die in jail for her murder
Wayne Couzens admitted to raping and murdering the 33-year-old after snatching her in a false arrest.
Jurors begin deliberations in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
The 54-year-old singer is accused of running a Chicago-based criminal enterprise that recruited his accusers for unwanted sex.
Premier League and Championship clubs to offer safe standing areas from January
Clubs in England’s top two tiers have until 6 October to apply.
'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.
Prosecutors wrap up as R Kelly sex trafficking trial moves to next stage
The defence will now begin calling former Kelly employees.
Murder accused told wife's new boyfriend not to go near her again
The trial continues in front of Justice Michael MacGrath and a jury of five women and seven men.
Murder accused told gardaí that wife stabbed herself
The trial of Renato Gehlen (39) opened today.
Man allegedly raped 15-year-old girl he met wandering alone at night, court hears
The man denies the charge.
Former Sinn Féin councillor and three co-accused to go on trial over Regency Hotel killing
Justice Tony Hunt fixed 3 October 2022 for a trial.
Macron's ex-bodyguard on trial over beating of protesters
The French president was forced to fire Alexandre Benalla after a video emerged showing him striking a young man and grabbing a young woman by the neck.
Bray Boxing Club murder trial collapses due to juror becoming seriously ill
Gerard Cervi is charged with the murder of Bobby Messett.
First man to accuse R. Kelly of sexual abuse testifies in court
The 54-year-old denies all charges.
Trial of R Kelly begins in Brooklyn with prosecutors saying the case is ‘about a predator’
The claim was made in opening arguments at the R&B star’s trial in Brooklyn.
Jury hears closing speech in trial of man accused of murdering homeless construction worker
Romanian man Ioan Artene Bob was discovered fatally injured in a Tallaght park on 13 April, 2018.
Munster trial: Five family members found guilty of sexual abuse of children
The children’s mother, father, uncle, maternal aunt and her husband were found guilty in 37 counts against them.
Closing speeches conclude in trial of man accused of murdering Nadine Lott
Details on the “appalling and dreadful” injuries to the young mother’s face were given in court today.
Convicted rapist throws Bible at judge before being sentenced to 16 years for harassment
Michael Murray had pleaded not guilty to making threats to kill against barristers who prosecuted him for rape in 2013.
Jury in Munster child abuse trial retires for the evening
The judge told the jury there was no restriction on time.
Man accused of murdering Nadine Lott told gardaí if he had wanted to kill her he would have
The jurors spent today listening to the third and fourth garda interviews in the trial of Daniel Murtagh.
Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial
The jury also heard from the expert witness that the blunt force injuries were caused by hands, fists or feet.
Trial of Jim Mansfield Jnr resumes at Special Criminal Court after seven month adjournment
Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.
Nadine Lott murder trial: Accused Daniel Murtagh told paramedic he 'killed his girlfriend', court hears
Murtagh has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Ms Lott.
DPP accepts manslaughter plea after third murder trial ends in hung jury
Zoltan Almasi is charged with killing 20-year-old Joseph Dunne in 2014.
Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week
Four men are being tried for false imprisonment and intentionally causing serious harm.
Experts have 'concerns' about Rotunda trial involving induction of healthy first-time mothers
The trial is focused on home induction of women with uncomplicated pregnancies.
The trial aims to assess two different methods of induction for healthy first-time mothers at 39 weeks pregnant.
Concerns have been raised about the way in which information on the trial is being presented to pregnant people.
The trial began in November 2020 and 86 women have so far taken part, Orla Dwyer reports.
'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions
Taoiseach: 'There's no reason why partners cannot attend maternity scans - it should not be happening'
World Rugby will globally trial the 50:22 kick and new breakdown laws
The new laws could have a big impact on the shape and safety of the game.
Garda disputes Pete Taylor complaint that cash was taken from him after boxing club attack
The boxing coach says cash and clothes were removed from him and never returned.
Eyewitnesses to attack at boxing club say gunman only stopped firing after Pete Taylor was hit
The trial of Gerard Cervi, who is accused of murder and two counts of attempted murder, continued today.
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.
Boy (13) accused of arson after house gutted by fire
The fire happened on Wellington Street in Dublin last November.
Father who sexually abused daughter defiled three underage girls after leaving the family home
The judge praised the young woman for her “courage, tenacity and composure”.
Bray Boxing Club trial to hear van allegedly used in attack found 'not a million miles away' from accused's family home
Gerard Cervi (34) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Bobby Messett in June 2018.
Munster child abuse trial: Father tells gardaí in interview that his children had everything they wanted
The jury in the trial of three men and three women listened to transcripts of the man’s interviews with gardaí following his arrest in March 2018.
Defence lawyers in the Kevin Lunney abduction trial are challenging garda CCTV evidence
The court heard that footage was gathered from Cavan, Monaghan, Westmeath and Dublin by gardaí.
Munster rape trial hears concerns were raised about the children five years before they were taken into care
The court heard from a social worker familiar with the case today.
Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted
Michael Murray (50) admitted to detectives he was planning to have his own solicitor abducted.
Convicted rapist on trial for allegedly making death threats to barristers
Michael Murray (50) is accused of leaving messages with threats to kill against barristers.
Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data
The judges will decide on the admissability of the phone evidence next week.
Munster rape trial: Sexual abuse charges against child's grandmother are dropped
The decision was made following legal argument.