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#Courts

# courts - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Former soldier pleads guilty to raping and sexually assaulting daughters over seven-year period Courts

Former soldier pleads guilty to raping and sexually assaulting daughters over seven-year period

69-year-old Jerry O’Keeffe today pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his two daughters between 1980 and 1987.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys Courts

Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys

Dr Shine replied “I absolutely deny that allegation” after each of the eight charges were read out to him.

# courts - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful Birmingham

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

From TheJournal.ie Man who claimed his dead mother's pension for 17 years jailed Dublin

Man who claimed his dead mother's pension for 17 years jailed

In total, €158,726 was stolen from the State by the Dublin man.

From TheJournal.ie Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up Mulhuddart

Mother returned home from work to find rented home boarded up

The Residential Tenancies Board has been granted an interim injunction ordering the landlord to allow the family to return.

From TheJournal.ie Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children Brigid Maguire

Westmeath man given life sentence for murdering mother of his children

“I will never forget seeing my beautiful mother lying on the floor. It will haunt me forever.”

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed Long-running Battle

Denis O'Brien's appeal over Red Flag dossier dismissed

The businessman claimed the dossier was part of a campaign to damage his reputation.

# courts - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sex assault accused had to be 'physically separated from victim' by garda, court hears Courts

Sex assault accused had to be 'physically separated from victim' by garda, court hears

The 35-year-old appeared at Dublin District Court charged with sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity Courts

Man with autism accused of attempted murder of sister found not guilty by reason of insanity

The man admitted to gardaí that he had tried to murder his pregnant sister so she wouldn’t raise her child in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who murdered man by driving car into Arklow harbour loses appeal Court Of Appeal

Woman who murdered man by driving car into Arklow harbour loses appeal

30-year-old Marta Herda knew her passenger could not swim.

# courts - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain High Court Ruling

Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain

The facility opened before Christmas 2016 and has been used as emergency temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.

From TheJournal.ie Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home Finglas

Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home

The judge noted Rachel Harford had never been suspected of being the “main actor” in this activity.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives Court

Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives

Seamus McGrane from Louth has pleaded not guilty to membership of the IRA.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of attempting to murder sister searched for 'jugular vein' online before attack Kilkenny

Man accused of attempting to murder sister searched for 'jugular vein' online before attack

Daniel O’Connell admitted in interviews that he had tried to kill his sister by stabbing her a number of times.

# courts - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of attempted murder of sister as she was 'carrying a Dublin baby' Courts

Man accused of attempted murder of sister as she was 'carrying a Dublin baby'

Daniel O’Connell admitted during Garda interviews that he had stabbed is sister a number of times.

From TheJournal.ie Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail Welfare Fraud

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail

46-year-old Richard Burbridge committed the offences while operating a courier contract for the Courts Service.

From TheJournal.ie Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home Courts

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

# courts - Monday 9 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations Archive Interview

David Walsh described Tom Humphries as 'a great, great man' after child sex allegations

The Sunday Times chief sports writer wrote a character reference for Humphries

From TheJournal.ie Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers Courts

Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers

The case was heard in Dublin District Court.

From TheJournal.ie Westmeath man who 'strangled the life out of' the mother of his children is found guilty of murder Courts

Westmeath man who 'strangled the life out of' the mother of his children is found guilty of murder

Danny Keena will face a mandatory life sentence.

# courts - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year Tallaght

Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year

Dean Sutcliffe, now 21, was 17 at the time of the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Dana's brother launches legal action against INM and two members of his family over sex abuse claims Courts

Dana's brother launches legal action against INM and two members of his family over sex abuse claims

In 2014, John Brown was acquitted of five counts of indecent assault against two girls.

# courts - Friday 6 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 10 years after stabbing a homeless man and cutting his face Court

Man sentenced to 10 years after stabbing a homeless man and cutting his face

Michael Power (21) cut across his victim’s face from his ear to the angle of his mouth.

From TheJournal.ie A biker roared away from gardaí at 240 km/h because 'he thought he was under attack' Floored It

A biker roared away from gardaí at 240 km/h because 'he thought he was under attack'

Gintaras Kasakas is a member of motorbike club.

From TheJournal.ie Direct Democracy Ireland founder accused of attacking court system after he's found in contempt Ben Gilroy

Direct Democracy Ireland founder accused of attacking court system after he's found in contempt

Ben Gilroy was told to carry out 80 hours community service.

From TheJournal.ie High Court extends order vacating 'fire trap' hostel that housed 22 Crumlin

High Court extends order vacating 'fire trap' hostel that housed 22

The order was made by Mr Justice Seamus Noonan to allow the named parties, John and Yvonne McEleney submit affidavits.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan police chief appears in court over sedition investigation as tensions rise in Spain Catalonia

Catalan police chief appears in court over sedition investigation as tensions rise in Spain

Tensions have been rising since the Catalan leader said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie British man found guilty after showing child graphic IS beheading video Radicalisation

British man found guilty after showing child graphic IS beheading video

The pharmacist from Leicester, who will be sentenced today, also taught two children how to fight and to throw a knife.

# courts - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Supermarket security guard caught with €10k of drugs gets 240 hours of community service Security Guard

Supermarket security guard caught with €10k of drugs gets 240 hours of community service

The court heard that the man came from a hard-working family and his father was a retired civil servant.

From TheJournal.ie Beautician 'knew she was on sticky wicket’ giving botox-like injections, trial told Botox

Beautician 'knew she was on sticky wicket’ giving botox-like injections, trial told

Anne Rossi, of the Anne Rossi Clinic in Clontarf, is being prosecuted by the (HPRA) on 18 counts

# courts - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Louth man who had sex with 15-year-old schoolgirl jailed for two years 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.

From TheJournal.ie Tom Humphries groomed teenage girl with 'highly sexualised' texts before taking her to his flat Courts

Tom Humphries groomed teenage girl with 'highly sexualised' texts before taking her to his flat

The former journalist has pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation and defilement.

From TheJournal.ie Murder accused Freddie Thompson shouts obscenities as he is refused bail David Douglas Murder

Murder accused Freddie Thompson shouts obscenities as he is refused bail

Thompson is due to go on trial for the murder of David Douglas last year.

# courts - Monday 2 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality Settlement

Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality

The book claimed that the man had been been arrested by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Minister refuses to revoke deportation order for man with links to Islamic terrorism Courts

Minister refuses to revoke deportation order for man with links to Islamic terrorism

The Supreme Court had ordered the Minister for Justice to reconsider the decision not to revoke the man’s deportation order.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for eight years for repeatedly raping his two nephews when they were children Dublin

Man jailed for eight years for repeatedly raping his two nephews when they were children

The man’s two victims hugged after reading out impact statements to the courts today.

# courts - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man (50s) due in court over firearm offences Ballymun

Man (50s) due in court over firearm offences

During a Garda raid on Friday, around €400,000 in cash, a pistol, ammunition and cocaine was seized.

From TheJournal.ie Today FM is being sued by a journalist over an interview it did with Aslan's frontman High Court

Today FM is being sued by a journalist over an interview it did with Aslan's frontman

Journalist with the Irish Sun Ken Sweeney has taken a case against the radio station in the High Court.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB Courts

Broadcaster Ivan Yates to sue AIB

Yates and his wife have initiated High Court proceedings against the bank.

# courts - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of attacking a clamper with a crowbar to face trial Courts

Man accused of attacking a clamper with a crowbar to face trial

There was a struggle and the complainant’s knee was struck, the court heard yesterday.

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