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Dublin: 3 °C Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Man jailed for four years for 'Mickey Mouse operation' to smuggle people through Dublin Airport

Frederick Cham had pleaded guilty to five charges at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Monday 5 February, 2018

Martin Callinan's 'disgusting comment' led to 'open season' on Maurice McCabe

The Disclosures Tribunal was told about McCabe’s feelings post-that PAC meeting today by the garda’s civilian head of HR.

Thursday 1 February, 2018

Victim of tiger kidnapping collapsed when told his wife and children were safe, court hears

Securicor worker Paul Richardson is continuing his evidence on day two of the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Friday 26 January, 2018

Convicted rapist allegedly impersonated Garda and attempted to 'arrest' Dublin schoolgirl

Cork man Paul Buckley was previously jailed for four years for battering and raping a woman who was making her way home after a night out.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus

Eduard Boaca targeted two women within six months, one in a McDonald’s toilet cubicle, and demanded oral sex after threatening them with a knife.

Monday 18 December, 2017

Man who took ex-girlfriend to secluded location and repeatedly beat her escapes jail time

Ian Kelly of Turvey Avenue, Inchicore, Dublin has 10 previous convictions.

Friday 1 December, 2017

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.

Thursday 30 November, 2017

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting woman he met through Tinder

He will be sentenced on 15 December.

Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Wednesday 22 November, 2017

'His face wasn't the same... he was a monster': Jury hears from alleged victim in Tinder sex assault case

The woman said she was using Tinder to practice speaking English.

Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Man goes on trial accused of sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder

He has pleaded not guilty.

Thursday 2 November, 2017

Former surgeon Michael Shine convicted of indecently assaulting teenage patients

The jury of four men and eight women returned majority guilty verdicts today.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Michael Shine acquitted of indecently assaulting three teenage patients

The jury will continue deliberating on three further counts tomorrow.

Friday 20 October, 2017

Witness tells court he called doctor accused of groping boys a 'dirty b**tard'

The fifth complainant told the court that when he was 15, he shouted out to a crowded hallway after his examination.

Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I waited 46 years and I'm telling the truth' witness tells Dr Michael Shine trial

Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital over a 27-year period.

Tuesday 10 October, 2017

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.

Tuesday 3 October, 2017

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.

Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Jealousy, whistleblowing and 18 months of letters: How a garda was found guilty of harassment

Eve Doherty was found guilty of the harassment of Liz Howlin, a State solicitor, yesterday.

Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Garda Detective Eve Doherty found guilty of harassing a State solicitor

The jury returned a not guilty verdict on two other counts.

Friday 28 July, 2017

Jobstown judge warns social and mainstream media about commenting on trial

Defence lawyers mentioned “outrageous” comments by radio host Paul Williams.

Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Remaining Jobstown accused could have bail changed to stop them commenting about trial online

A judge said this was for the good of everyone involved in the trial.

Monday 24 July, 2017

Friday 21 July, 2017

Garda wore wig and sunglasses while sending anonymous email, trial told

The court heard that the email referred to the “penalty points” controversy and the treatment of a garda whistleblower.

Thursday 13 July, 2017

Garda accused of harassing solicitor could not be linked to photograph used on abusive posters

Eve Doherty has been accused of sending insulting and abusive communications to a woman’s mobile phone.

Friday 7 July, 2017

Footballer Jeff Hendrick found not guilty of violent disorder outside Dublin nightclub

His lawyer said that if his client could have run that night “he would have been chasing Germans on the pitch”.

Monday 26 June, 2017

Sports journalist Tom Humphries to be sentenced for sexual exploitation and defilement of child

The prominent journalist and author is to be sentenced next month.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Taxi driver who 'snapped' and ran over passenger who didn't pay fare has driving ban lifted

The driver had been banned from driving in 2014.

Thursday 1 June, 2017

Man who posed as his late brother so he could buy a house jailed for two years

In August 2008 the house and flat burned down in a fire and Perry made a claim on the policies, which were issued to the false identity.

Monday 29 May, 2017

Man who got caught up in €837,000 heroin deal to pay off his golf fees avoids jail

The man was to be paid €200 for acting as a courier.

Man who held woman down while another man raped her jailed for nine years

The attack occurred in a Cork city park.

Thursday 25 May, 2017

The DPP wants to see corporate watchdog's transcripts of Sean Fitzpatrick trial

The ODCE has come in for criticism after the collapse of the trial.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Ex-Anglo chair Sean FitzPatrick acquitted of all charges on day 126 of trial

The ex-Anglo chairman’s trial had become the longest in the history of the Irish state.

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told

“You were being pushed around. You couldn’t stand still. I was being punched continually.”

Friday 12 May, 2017

Man sentenced to four years for causing death of Kildare Councillor Willie Crowley

Damien Klasinski drove off after hitting Mr Crowley.

Thursday 11 May, 2017

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

Friday 28 April, 2017

Ambulance driver sentenced to 2.5 years for sexual assault of nine-year-old girl

52-year-old John Devereux had been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told

Murphy and six other accused have all entered not guilty pleas.

Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Any young girl on social welfare like me would have done what I did'

Single mother avoids jail after “massive spending spree” when bank accidentally deposited €51,000 into her account.

Thursday 30 March, 2017

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.

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