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#Courts

# courts - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife Courts

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told

The teenager was hit by a car in 1972, and required surgery on his knee. Michael Shine was his consultant during his stay in hospital.

# courts - Friday 18 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt Leicester

Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt

The three men torched a Polish supermarket in Leicester in February last year, killing 5 people.

From TheJournal.ie Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend Central Criminal Court

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend

As part of his sentence, the man was to engage with the ‘Better Lives’ sex offender treatment programme while in custody.

From TheJournal.ie State's longest serving prisoner appealing after losing bid for two temporary release days a year John Shaw

State's longest serving prisoner appealing after losing bid for two temporary release days a year

The High Court ruled John Shaw was at a high risk of reoffending.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man whose gun jammed when he tried to shoot ex-girlfriend jailed for eight years Courts

Dublin man whose gun jammed when he tried to shoot ex-girlfriend jailed for eight years

Gerard Mooney pleaded guilty to making a threat to kill Stephanie Clifton.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan Courts

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

# courts - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie High Court deems house with sauna and jacuzzi, apartment and €72k cash are proceeds of crime High Court
From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon groped genitals of patient (15) while resting his head on his chest, jury hears Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped genitals of patient (15) while resting his head on his chest, jury hears

Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty to the thirteen charges allegedly committed.

From TheJournal.ie Shoulder blades of Galway publican were 'broken into small pieces', manslaughter trial hears Oughterard
From TheJournal.ie Driver jailed for 5 years over causing death of man when he broke red light while speeding Courts

Driver jailed for 5 years over causing death of man when he broke red light while speeding

Michael Jones was found guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of Hong Qing Qu at Blanchardstown Road South.

From TheJournal.ie Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims Dublin District Court

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims

Penalty for the offence on first conviction is a fine of up to €1,000 and a possible one-month sentence.

# courts - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough trial: 'Extraordinarily bad' failings of police chief caused 96 deaths, court hears Hillsborough

Hillsborough trial: 'Extraordinarily bad' failings of police chief caused 96 deaths, court hears

David Duckenfield denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 of the Liverpool supporters.

From TheJournal.ie Four men jailed for life over loyalist killing of man who was shot dead in front of his son Colin Horner

# courts - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000 Spin Roller Disco

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

Barbara Thomas sued Spin Roller Disco Limited, Spin Building, Walkinstown, Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Man allegedly thrown down rubbish chute suffered 'gruesome death', court hears Courts

Man allegedly thrown down rubbish chute suffered 'gruesome death', court hears

David O’Loughlin (31) denies the murder of 59-year-old Liam Manley.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner Court Of Appeal

Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner

Matthew Kelly pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his ex-partner on 17 November 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents Jayme Closs

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.

# courts - Monday 14 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager Courts
From TheJournal.ie Man who gave partner 'merciless beating' and abducted her child has sentenced increased to three years Courts

Man who gave partner 'merciless beating' and abducted her child has sentenced increased to three years

Patrick Lynch’s initial sentence of two years was found to be ‘unduly lenient’

From TheJournal.ie Judge rejects HSE paramedic's application to reverse guilty plea to assaulting two students Courts

Judge rejects HSE paramedic's application to reverse guilty plea to assaulting two students

It is now 10 months since Andrew Long pleaded guilty to the offences.

From TheJournal.ie Mother of man shot dead in front of home: 'I will never understand why anyone would want to hurt him' Alan O'Neill

Mother of man shot dead in front of home: 'I will never understand why anyone would want to hurt him'

Doris O’Neill made a statement during the sentencing hearing for Warren Nolan who was shot Alan O’Neill.

# courts - Sunday 13 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Senior Kinahan associate Thomas Kavanagh to appear in court over firearms offences following arrest in UK Staffordshire

Senior Kinahan associate Thomas Kavanagh to appear in court over firearms offences following arrest in UK

Two men were arrested at Birmingham Airport as part of an international operation yesterday.

# courts - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Second man to appear in court over Strokestown eviction incident Courts

Second man to appear in court over Strokestown eviction incident

The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.

# courts - Friday 11 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Man (54) accused of impersonating doctor during circumcision of 10-month baby boy Courts

Man (54) accused of impersonating doctor during circumcision of 10-month baby boy

The infant needed emergency medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident Roscommon

Man appears in court and a second man arrested in connection with Strokestown incident

The incident in question concerns a property in Falsk was repossessed by private security personnel on 16 December.

# courts - Thursday 10 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Murdered Limerick criminal acquired houses through proceeds of crime, court rules Courts

Murdered Limerick criminal acquired houses through proceeds of crime, court rules

Keane was kidnapped and murdered in January 2003 by members of a rival Limerick crime gang.

From TheJournal.ie Cynthia Owen of Dalkey 'House of Horrors' case suing Irish Daily Mail for defamation Courts

Cynthia Owen of Dalkey 'House of Horrors' case suing Irish Daily Mail for defamation Exclusive

The case relates to an article published last summer.

# courts - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish-based online course provider with 4.5 million students enters examinership Shaw Academy

Irish-based online course provider with 4.5 million students enters examinership

The company in question is Shaw Academy Ltd.

From TheJournal.ie Former Terenure College rugby coach sent for trial over indecent assault of nine boys Dublin District Court

Former Terenure College rugby coach sent for trial over indecent assault of nine boys

Some of the complainants feature in multiple counts, including one who had made 14 allegations.

# courts - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Paul Gascoigne to stand trial over 'sexual assault by touching' charge Courts

Paul Gascoigne to stand trial over 'sexual assault by touching' charge

The former England player formally entered a not guilty plea this morning.

# courts - Monday 7 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Kevin Spacey ordered to stay away from sexual assault accuser ahead of next court date in March Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey ordered to stay away from sexual assault accuser ahead of next court date in March

The House of Cards star had asked that his lawyers represent him at the hearing but Judge Thomas Barrett declined.

# courts - Friday 4 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí James Heffernan

Former senator found guilty of assaulting 3 gardaí

Heffernan appeared in court on charges brought following events relating to 31 July/ 1 August 2016.

# courts - Thursday 3 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teen boy accused of one-punch attack that seriously injured man (40) Courts

Teen boy accused of one-punch attack that seriously injured man (40)

The man had just left a nightclub when he was knocked to the ground.

# courts - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care High Court

Foster mother loses High Court challenge over how Tusla removed child from her care

The woman fostered the boy, who has certain medical conditions, for more than a year after his birth in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court Courts

Man wanted in Scotland for allegedly raping ex-girlfriend denied bail by Dublin High Court

The matter will return before the court in the New Year.

# courts - Friday 21 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A despicable act': Two men sentenced in Derry over murder of Paul McCauley Courts

'A despicable act': Two men sentenced in Derry over murder of Paul McCauley

McCauley was attacked at a friend’s barbecue in the early hours of 16 July 2006.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud Limerick

Farmer (74) sentenced after shooting another farmer and his dog over land feud

Ted O’Donoghue shot and injured John Hayes (66) on 16 June 2017, at lands at Ballycasey, Kildimo, Co Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Teens on trial over alleged attack and robbery on student beaten with iron bar Courts

Teens on trial over alleged attack and robbery on student beaten with iron bar

The three boys are charged with assault causing harm and robbery in Drumcondra on 17 October 2017.

# courts - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Two Belfast men jailed for 20 years for 'brutal, cold-blooded' murder of father-of-one Northern Ireland

Two Belfast men jailed for 20 years for 'brutal, cold-blooded' murder of father-of-one

Stephen Carson was at home with his fiancée and nine-year-old son when the incident happened.

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