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# court - Today’s News


# court - Saturday 4 July, 2015

Woman tells court how she stuck knife into partner during fight

The accused pleaded not guilty to his murder.

# court - Friday 3 July, 2015

60-year-old man charged with assault and threatening to kill

It happened on a street in Armagh on Sunday night.

# court - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Journey drummer was high on meth and hallucinating when arrested

Castronovo had sent a woman who accused him of rape 122 texts and called her 35 times since he posted bail.

# court - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017

Legislation published yesterday would also abolish imprisonment of people who refuse to pay.

# court - Monday 29 June, 2015

Homeless couple who slept at council tell court that temporary accommodation is not suitable

Alan Murphy and Kelly Gilsenan left the offices of the council in Tallaght on Friday after the council took a High Court injunction out against them.

# court - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Couple sued for selling house without telling new owners it came with a stalker called ‘The Watcher’

The family have fled the house and want their money back.

# court - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Fiona Doyle’s mother arrested in relation to abuse investigation

Breda O’Brien was released without charge this afternoon.

# court - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Man charged over mistaken identity shooting in Clonsilla

Two other men arrested in connection with the murder were released without charge.

# court - Friday 19 June, 2015

UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion

The 32-year-old woman was 22 weeks pregnant when she died after suffering post-surgery complications.

# court - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time

The 54-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 60 counts of sexual assault of six sisters between 1994 and 2005.

# court - Friday 12 June, 2015

Six Áras Attracta staff have been charged with assault

One woman, aged in her 60s, faces a total of five charges.

Official: This man is not a pimp

Dominique Strauss Khan, the former head of the IMF, was acquitted of pimping charges this morning.

# court - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Men press on with their legal challenges against the marriage referendum

One man is to appeal last week’s rejection of his challenge.

# court - Monday 8 June, 2015

Barrister apologises to alleged rape victim after asking about her promiscuity

The barrister also asked the alleged victim about decorating her private parts with glitter stickers.

From The Daily Edge A woman was caught on camera stubbing out her cigarette on a reporter’s face Nice Gal

# court - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls

He will go on trial on 13 July.

# court - Friday 5 June, 2015

Attempt to increase Wayne Dundon’s 6 year prison sentence for threatening to kill and intimidate witnesses has failed

Dundon was found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of threatening Alice Collins that he would kill or cause serious harm to her sons.

# court - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

“I’m not mother of the year,” says mum found guilty of killing son

Donna Scrivo claimed that a masked man killed her son.

Gay cake row: Bakery GUILTY of discrimination, judge rules

The Christian-run bakery is not exempt from discrimination law, a court was told this morning.

Ireland has a Witness Protection Programme and we’ve spent €400k on it this year

The protection programme was set up as gardaí tackled gangland crime.

# court - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

“Mr O’Brien is a media baron” – RTÉ fights action against Denis O’Brien

The businessman is seeking an injunction against the broadcast of an RTÉ news item.

Love/Hate actor charged over €50,000 robbery refused bail

Stephen Clinch plays Noelie in the RTÉ drama.

# court - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman sentenced to life after forcing her granddaughter to run until she died

Nine-year-old Savannah Hardin collapsed after an afternoon of running and carrying firewood.

Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn’t facing murder charges

No other consular case is receiving greater attention than the Halawa case.

# court - Monday 11 May, 2015

Drug smuggler involved in €400m cocaine haul off Cork coast appeals conviction

Christopher Wiggins maintains the boat ‘Dances with Waves’ was not in Irish territorial waters.

# court - Friday 8 May, 2015

Manhunt underway after prisoner walks out of Wicklow courtroom

This is the second time the man has escaped from custody.

# court - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Jury in Sean FitzPatrick trial asked to return next Wednesday

The judge said there were “unforeseen matters” in the case.

# court - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

A woman is trying to sue all homosexuals on behalf of God

She filed documents earlier this month.

# court - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Irish nanny charged over baby’s death to be released on bail USA

Irish nanny charged over baby’s death to be released on bail

McCarthy will be confined to home and have to wear a GPS monitor and surrender her passport.

# court - Friday 1 May, 2015

‘Devastating’: 74-year-old woman loses symphysiotomy case

Campaigners for survivors of the procedure say this is “symptomatic of the ongoing absence of effective remedies” for other women in her situation.

Priest jailed for hiring IRA to intimidate nephew

Father Francis Kelleher has been jailed for four years.

# court - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Men charged over ‘serious assault’ of businessman in Cork

The pair are due to appear before court today.

# court - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

European Court of Justice rules lifetime ban of gay men giving blood “may be justified”

The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has moved to have the ban lifted in Ireland.

# court - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

‘I’m an Australian and I stand for mercy’: Celebrities urge Tony Abbott to do more to save execution pair

One man married his girlfriend while in prison yesterday. He said it was his final wish.

# court - Friday 24 April, 2015

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas Spirited Away This post contains videos

Mexican teenager dragged screaming from courthouse and sent to Texas

A Houston woman claimed Alondra Luna Nunez was her daughter but she’s since been proven wrong.

The Children’s Referendum will not have to be held again

The referendum passed by 58% voting yes and 42% voting no.

Man to appear in court over death of man at Limerick house

A man in his early 40s was discovered at around 5.30am on Wednesday.

Pacteau back in court over death of Irish student Karen Buckley

The hearing will again be held in private.

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