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#Court

# court - Monday 21 May, 2018

Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence

The Derry native was given a two-year community order and banned from driving for 40 months.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boys surrounded girl and groped her as she walked home from school, court hears Children's Courts

# court - Saturday 19 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'An entirely opportunistic claim': Woman fails to recover almost €30,000 seized by gardaí as proceeds of crime Courts

'An entirely opportunistic claim': Woman fails to recover almost €30,000 seized by gardaí as proceeds of crime

The woman’s nephew, who is allegedly in an organised crime gang, was living in the same house at the time.

# court - Friday 11 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court over attempted armed robbery in Dublin Mountjoy

Man due in court over attempted armed robbery in Dublin

As a garda car was responding to the call they observed a man close by and arrested him.

From TheJournal.ie Judge criticises 'behaviour and attitude' of both sides of €18 million school land sale Clonkeen College

Judge criticises 'behaviour and attitude' of both sides of €18 million school land sale

Ms Justice Carmel Stewart said she had “an extremely dim view” of the manner in which both sides have behaved.

# court - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mother-of-two 'refusing food' after being jailed for contempt of court Repossession

Mother-of-two 'refusing food' after being jailed for contempt of court

Independent TD Mattie McGrath raised her case in the Dáil, telling the Minister for Justice that she had refused to surrender her house to receivers.

# court - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former solicitor Michael Lynn to stand trial in January 2020 over alleged multi-million euro thefts Courts

Former solicitor Michael Lynn to stand trial in January 2020 over alleged multi-million euro thefts

Lynn is accused of stealing €4.1 million from Irish Nationwide on 4 April 2007.

# court - Friday 4 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Witnesses tell Freddie Thompson trial they saw car 'repeatedly crashing' into another car before it was set on fire Special Criminal Court
From TheJournal.ie Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence Courts

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence

Patrick O’Reilly became enraged when other drinkers in a Dublin pub began jeering him over his defence of the sport.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights French Court

Ian Bailey's lawyers advise him to take challenge against murder charge to European Court of Human Rights

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

# court - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears Murder Trial

Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears

A fingerprint expert gave evidence this morning in court.

From TheJournal.ie Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links Court Of Appeal

Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, denies consulting with extremist leaders outside Ireland.

# court - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) refused bail after being charged in connection with alleged Dublin hit-and-run Blanchardstown

Man (30s) refused bail after being charged in connection with alleged Dublin hit-and-run

Two male pedestrians were seriously injured when they were struck by a car in Blanchardstown, Dublin yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler who drank from water bottle allegedly containing an earwig awarded €6,000 in damages Buggin

Toddler who drank from water bottle allegedly containing an earwig awarded €6,000 in damages

The award was made in the Circuit Civil Court for personal injuries.

# court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter Jailed

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter

The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted sex offender Anthony Luckwill given partially suspended sentence for child protection order breach Court

Convicted sex offender Anthony Luckwill given partially suspended sentence for child protection order breach

In July 2012, a court imposed 16 orders against him as part of child protection measures introduced in the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

From TheJournal.ie Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years Courts

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Man and woman charged over burglaries in which pensioners were threatened Gunpoint

Man and woman charged over burglaries in which pensioners were threatened

The intruders, armed with a gun, stole cash and jewellery.

# court - Monday 30 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tourist killed after SatNav told driver to go wrong way near Cliffs of Moher, court hears Courts

Tourist killed after SatNav told driver to go wrong way near Cliffs of Moher, court hears

Grzegorz Barski has pleaded guilty to careless driving.

# court - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years Prison

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years

The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.

# court - Friday 27 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Court of Appeal increases burglar's three month sentence to two-and-a-half years Unduly Lenient

Court of Appeal increases burglar's three month sentence to two-and-a-half years

It found his original term to be too lenient.

# court - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse Pamplona

Protests as Spain 'Wolf Pack' acquitted of gang raping woman but jailed for sexual abuse

The verdicts sparked protests outside the Pamplona courthouse in northern Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online Defilement

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online

The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.

From TheJournal.ie Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears Tiger Kidnapping

Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears

Four men have pleaded not guilty to the false imprisonment of the Richardson family at their Raheny home in 2005.

# court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour Courts

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

From TheJournal.ie Man who told judge 'accident is my middle name' withdraws €60k damages claim Civil Court

Man who told judge 'accident is my middle name' withdraws €60k damages claim

The court did not criticise the man’s legal team.

# court - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail Maurice Power

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail

Maurice Power was found guilty of the murder of Shane Rossiter.

From TheJournal.ie Council forced to spend €7,000 to dispose of animal carcasses dumped off Clare cliffs Beauty Spot

Council forced to spend €7,000 to dispose of animal carcasses dumped off Clare cliffs

A court heard that the State authorities carried out a painstaking investigation to identify the remains.

From TheJournal.ie 'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended Courts

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged after €248,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin Amphetamine

Two men charged after €248,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Life sentence sought for submarine builder over murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Life sentence sought for submarine builder over murder of Swedish journalist

Peter Madse is accused of premeditated murder, aggravated sexual assault and desecrating a corpse.

# court - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie State to appeal decision to strike out charges against company which ran Clerys department store Clerys

State to appeal decision to strike out charges against company which ran Clerys department store

Some 460 people lost their jobs in collective redundancies, 130 off whom were directly employed by Clerys, when it closed its doors for the last time in June 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence Courts

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and poured red paint over it.

From TheJournal.ie Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries Courts

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal SiteServ

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

From TheJournal.ie Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium Salah Abdeslam

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

# court - Friday 20 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years Courts

Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years

The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.

# court - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Jury convicts former New York nanny of murdering two children aged two and six Convicted

Jury convicts former New York nanny of murdering two children aged two and six

The 55-year-old is now likely to spend the rest of her life behind bars.

From TheJournal.ie Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister Rape

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister

The abuse is alleged to have begun when the complainant was four years old.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of attempted killing of wife with hammer is suffering from a mental illness, court told Courts

Man accused of attempted killing of wife with hammer is suffering from a mental illness, court told

Consultant psychiatrist at the Central Mental Hospital Dr Conor O’Neill was called by the defence.

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