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# court - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Man fakes brain cancer, collects thousands in donations from public Scam

Man fakes brain cancer, collects thousands in donations from public

Police say he shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he was ill.

# court - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Court hears man accused of Kilkenny woman’s murder had been ‘freaking her out’ Mairead Moran

Court hears man accused of Kilkenny woman’s murder had been ‘freaking her out’

Security staff testified that the accused had been ‘hanging around’ the victim’s workplace.

From TheJournal.ie Lord Lucan declared dead 42 years after he mysteriously disappeared Murder Mystery

Lord Lucan declared dead 42 years after he mysteriously disappeared

He vanished after the family’s nanny was found dead at his home.

# court - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Drumm’s brother says he’ll come back to Ireland – if he’ll be granted bail here Anglo

Drumm’s brother says he’ll come back to Ireland – if he’ll be granted bail here

Drumm has offered to return to Ireland under strict bail conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears how gardaí traced can of Red Bull found at murder scene to shop in Dublin Evidence

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.

# court - Monday 1 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Garda “ferociously and viciously” attacked by pit bulls during drug search Galway

Garda “ferociously and viciously” attacked by pit bulls during drug search

“It was horrific. I’ve never ever seen anything like that. The dogs were ripping open his leg. He was screaming and there was blood everywhere,” his colleague said.

# court - Sunday 31 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night Arrested

Gardaí clocked a car doing 208km per hour last night

The driver will now have to appear in Naas court in February.

# court - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Father (71) jailed for six years for ‘heinous’ sexual abuse of three children Dublin

Father (71) jailed for six years for ‘heinous’ sexual abuse of three children

The children ranged in age between six and 15 years during the period of abuse.

# court - Friday 22 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Defamation case against Bill Cosby thrown out by judge Dismissed

Defamation case against Bill Cosby thrown out by judge

A woman had claimed the comedian defamed her when he responded to allegations that he drugged and sexually assaulted her.

# court - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Eight-year jail term for vicious attack on “quiet and gentle” 61-year-old Limerick

Eight-year jail term for vicious attack on “quiet and gentle” 61-year-old

The judge described the assault as “a savage and vicious unprovoked assault on an innocent man”.

Mascherano escapes prison sentence for tax fraud

The defender has reached an agreement with authorities and will not have to spend time behind bars.

# court - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Footballer Anthony Stokes’ trial adjourned as essential witness has back problems Nightclub

Footballer Anthony Stokes’ trial adjourned as essential witness has back problems

The Irish international footballer is accused in relation to an alleged assault.

# court - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie “Let go of the gun, you tramp”: Woman tackled gunman who shot her partner Dublin

“Let go of the gun, you tramp”: Woman tackled gunman who shot her partner

Sharon Rattigan was speaking at the trial of Gary Flynn, who has pleaded not guilty to murder.

From TheJournal.ie “I intervened and he’s in bad shape. We need help”: Court case over Jason Corbett killing continues North Carolina

“I intervened and he’s in bad shape. We need help”: Court case over Jason Corbett killing continues

Tom and Molly Martens face charges over the Irishman’s death.

# court - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man who glassed ex-wife’s new partner may get community service Ten Stitches

Man who glassed ex-wife’s new partner may get community service

The victim needed ten stitches in the aftermath of the pub attack.

# court - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie New witness appeal after suspected drink-driver kills Dublin woman Hartstown

New witness appeal after suspected drink-driver kills Dublin woman

Claire Hewitt was walking home from a local pub with a friend when she was struck by the car.

From TheJournal.ie High Court says businessman in tax affairs case can be named as Denis O’Brien Court

High Court says businessman in tax affairs case can be named as Denis O’Brien

Yesterday, Justice O’Malley ordered that only the man’s initials could be published.

# court - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen Grooming

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen

He told her he was a teenage girl called ‘Julie’ after meeting her on the website Tagged.com.

# court - Monday 11 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Spain’s Princess Cristina is on trial in a landmark corruption case Cristina

Spain’s Princess Cristina is on trial in a landmark corruption case

The case has outraged the country.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest driver doing 140km/ph while smoking a joint Caught

Gardaí arrest driver doing 140km/ph while smoking a joint

The individual is due to appear in court.

# court - Sunday 10 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie When life means life: ‘All I went for was a few bob. I hadn’t it in mind at all to kill her’ Lifers

When life means life: ‘All I went for was a few bob. I hadn’t it in mind at all to kill her’

Through the Freedom of Information Act, TheJournal.ie discovered there are just three men who have been imprisoned for over 40 years for murders committed back in the 1960s and 1970s.

From TheJournal.ie Housemate Monika Matracka charged with murder of Polish man Michal Rejmer Limerick

Housemate Monika Matracka charged with murder of Polish man Michal Rejmer

According to the charge sheet, it is alleged she attacked the victim with a knife.

# court - Saturday 9 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 11 true-crime documentaries to watch after you’re done with Making a Murderer True Crime

11 true-crime documentaries to watch after you’re done with Making a Murderer

If you’re having Making a Murderer withdrawals here’s a few to sink your teeth into.

# court - Friday 8 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Australian man in five year battle to use penis doodle as his signature Stiff Opposition

Australian man in five year battle to use penis doodle as his signature

Jared Hyams said it all started as a joke but when he received such opposition from government agencies he wanted to know why.

# court - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie French football hooligans plan to trash rival’s wedding, ruin wrong nuptials by mistake Oops

# court - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges California

Friend of San Bernadino shooter pleads not guilty to terror charges

He faces up to 50 years in prison if convicted on all charges.

Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro’s unfair dismissal case gets under way

Jose Mourinho berated the doctor during an early season game.

# court - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby’s attorney: ‘My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football’ Trial

Bill Cosby’s attorney: ‘My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football’

Monique Pressley, Bill Cosby’s attorney, said he has been “unjustly” accused of a crime.

# court - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Garda tells court she found child wandering street with his drunk mother at 5am Courts

Garda tells court she found child wandering street with his drunk mother at 5am

A school principal said the child had complained of being hungry in school.

From TheJournal.ie SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales California

SeaWorld sues California so it can keep breeding killer whales

The California Commission has give permission for a new tank to be built but stipulated a ban on breeding would be introduced to the park.

# court - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mother who relapsed and went on ‘cocaine session’ wants children back Family Court

Mother who relapsed and went on ‘cocaine session’ wants children back

The children’s social worker said there is a plan in place to return the children to the mother’s care if she engages with drug user services.

From TheJournal.ie Couple found guilty of planning London terror attack Court

Couple found guilty of planning London terror attack

The husband and wife were convicted of planning a terror attack on the tenth anniversary of the London suicide bombings earlier this year.

# court - Monday 28 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Family courts were shrouded in mystery, now it’s not, we should be paying attention Courts

Family courts were shrouded in mystery, now it’s not, we should be paying attention

During court proceedings the state failings are often highlighted, but should that be the case?

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of killing partner and son may blame cough syrup Trial

Man accused of killing partner and son may blame cough syrup

Lawyers are to make the case Dr Louis Chen suffered from a cough-syrup induced psychosis.

# court - Sunday 27 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘My daughter is my life’: Mother pleads with judge to return child from care Courts

‘My daughter is my life’: Mother pleads with judge to return child from care

The child was taken into state care after concerns about physical abuse.

# court - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Victim in horrific abuse case: “Some people had cereal for breakfast, I seemed to be molested for breakfast” Step-father

Victim in horrific abuse case: “Some people had cereal for breakfast, I seemed to be molested for breakfast”

A 51-year-old Wicklow man is to be sentenced in February for raping and sexually assaulting two boys hundreds of times.

# court - Monday 21 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “She’s out”: Relief among supporters as ex-Anglo official freed from jail Aoife Maguire

“She’s out”: Relief among supporters as ex-Anglo official freed from jail

The original sentence should not have been so severe, Mr Justice George Birmingham said today.

From TheJournal.ie Dubliner found guilty of murdering man he found lying in his bed Trevor Corr

Dubliner found guilty of murdering man he found lying in his bed

The victim’s mother said there were no adequate words to describe the “pain, anger and despair” she felt.

# court - Sunday 20 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teenager charged with manslaughter after fatal assault in Mayo Court

Teenager charged with manslaughter after fatal assault in Mayo

He appeared at a special sitting of Castlebar District Court later today.

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