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#Court

# court - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

# court - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Two men in their 20s appear in court over attack on Sean Cox

Sean Cox suffered serious head injuries and is still in hospital.

# court - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The42 Irish midfielder Darron Gibson avoids prison over second drink-driving offence Court

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.

# court - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

A fingerprint expert gave evidence this morning in court.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

'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.

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

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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