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Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 12 July, 2018

Raped woman blasts courts system for allowing victims' pasts to be used against them

The woman, who was aged 19 at the time of her ordeal in 2015, lambasted the courts for allowing her to be portrayed as ‘untrustworthy’.

Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Dublin man who attempted to sexually assault woman on her 20th birthday avoids jail sentence

The court heard that the man held the victim’s head in his hands and also ripped off her underwear.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty

The trial has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.

Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Jury asks to listen to phone conversations on second day of deliberations in David Drumm trial

They will deliberate for a third day tomorrow.

Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Jury told they must give unanimous verdicts in David Drumm court case

The jury will continue deliberations tomorrow in the former Anglo CEO’s trial.

Friday 25 May, 2018

David Drumm made decisions 'in good faith with no criminal motivation', court hears

Counsel for the former Anglo CEO was making closing arguments today.

Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes

Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008.

Friday 13 April, 2018

Bankers were 'scared sh*tless' carrying out deals with Anglo Irish, jury hears

“It needs to be boss man to boss man.”

Thursday 29 March, 2018

Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media

Judge Karen O’Connor said the jury must come to their own conclusion based on the evidence they hear in court.

Saturday 17 March, 2018

Two men jailed for punching and kicking a female wheelchair user outside her home

The two men pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm.

Monday 12 February, 2018

Judge and lawyers pay tribute to lead garda investigator of Regency case

Superintendent Colm Fox was found dead on Saturday evening in his office at Ballymun Garda Station.

Friday 9 February, 2018

David Drumm authorised deals leading to falsification of bank's balance sheet, court hears

Drumm has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud depositors and investors by “dishonestly” inflating Anglo’s deposits figure by €7.2 billion.

Friday 15 December, 2017

'He stole a piece of my soul and today I'm here to reclaim it': Child rapist jailed for 18 years

Peter Sharkey admitted to three counts of indecent assault, six counts of sexual assault and one count of rape.

Monday 11 December, 2017

Pregnant woman 'truly believed' she would die after being beaten unconscious by husband

Muhammed Tajik was sentenced to three years in jail.

Monday 6 November, 2017

Retired soldier who raped daughter and regularly abused another jailed for 10 years

Justice Patrick McCarthy said it is “hard to find words to describe each new outrage inflicted on these children”.

Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Former senior Anglo banker Tiarnan O'Mahoney cleared of all charges against him

O’Mahony had been charged with conspiring to destroy or falsify records of accounts connected to the bank’s former chief executive Sean FitzPatrick

Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Trial of former senior Anglo banker Tiarnan O'Mahoney collapses

Judge Martin Nolan told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that he intends to direct the jury tomorrow to acquit Tiarnan O’Mahoney.

Monday 23 October, 2017

Teenager who raped 15-year-old girl at house party jailed for three years

The court heard that several people at the party banged on the door and ordered the defendant to stop “what he was doing”.

Tuesday 17 October, 2017

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.

Monday 29 May, 2017

Louth man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder told gardaí they had “fully consensual sex”

Following his arrest the man asked gardai, “Who am I supposed to have raped? Is this the girl from Tinder?”

Friday 26 May, 2017

'What the f**k do you think we're here for?': Woman says Tinder date raped her in mountains

The woman said the accused left her on an isolated rural road before returning and raping her.

Thursday 25 May, 2017

Man accused of raping student he met on Tinder in Dublin Mountains

The man has pleaded not guilty.

Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears

Minister Katherine Zappone said she called 999 as she ‘didn’t see too many gardai’.

Monday 8 May, 2017

'Will we let her go or hold onto her for the night?': Jobstown trial hears evidence from gardaí

“The protesters called us rats,” one garda told the trial today.

Friday 5 May, 2017

Former Burton adviser tells Jobstown trial she referred to 'f**king dregs' due to stressful situation

Karen O’Connell told the court she was not proud of using ‘bad language’ and said she was very upset at the time.

Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Childminder retrial collapses after juror researches it on the internet

The Director of Public Prosecutions will now consider whether to go for a third trial.

Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Childminder pleads not guilty to causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby

The woman has pleaded not guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the baby.

Bank worker jailed after lodging over 140k into her and family's accounts

Alice Warnock was jailed for 12 months.

Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Teen sentenced after he attacked three women in 'drunken rampage'

All three women said that they suffered psychological distress as a result of the assault.