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Dublin: 0 °C Saturday 19 April, 2014


# court - Yesterday’s News

Waiting game at the Anglo trial: ‘You never can guess when a jury will make up their mind’

The spotlight over the past seven days was on the seven women and five men who were to decide whether to convict three of Ireland’s former bankers on charges relating to illegal loans.

# court - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Two due in court after threatening staff at filling station with knives

The man and woman were arrested following an attempted robbery at the filling station on Usher Quay in Dublin.

# court - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

VIDEO: Sean FitzPatrick speaks of “six years of great personal difficulty” after being found not guilty

FitzPatrick also spoke about the “six years of great personal difficulty” he had endured.

# court - Monday 14 April, 2014

US woman accused of killing six of her own newborn babies appears in court

Police say their investigation revealed Megan Huntsman gave birth to the infants over a ten year period.

Five due in court over robberies and burglaries in the west

The four men and one woman will appear before Galway District Court today.

# court - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Court to decide if Berlusconi will be placed under house arrest

The former Italian Prime Minister was convicted of tax fraud last year.

Four to be sentenced over “brutal” feud murder of farm labourer

Philip Strickland was killed in 2012 and four men are due to be sentenced in connection with his death.

# court - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Two due in court charged with stabbing man in face

The incident occurred last month and has been described by gardaí as “a violent disturbance involving a number of males”.

# court - Monday 7 April, 2014

Man due in court over alleged threats to kill and possession of a gun

The man in his 40s was arrested yesterday.

Tunisia seeks tougher sentences for two rapist policemen

The policemen were sentenced to seven years in prison for raping a 27-year-old woman.

# court - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Two men in court over drugs haul worth €1 million

The men, one in his 30s and the other in his 50s, were arrested yesterday after gardaí searched an apartment and found drugs.

Man jailed for 4 months after stealing kitten to give to his mother at Christmas

The man had told his mother that he bought the cat from a local pet shop.

Mohammed Morsi murder trial to hear ‘decisive’ testimony today

Morsi and 14 co-defendants are charged with involvement in the killing of opposition protesters outside a Cairo presidential palace in December 2012.

# court - Friday 4 April, 2014

Grandmother ‘frozen alive’ in hospital body bag, family claims

Relatives of Maria de Jesus Arroyo are suing the hospital where it happened.

Recordings show contact between gardaí and journalists was “beyond belief” – Ian Bailey’s legal team

The High Court heard today that the 130 tapes detail “hundreds and hundreds” of conversations.

# court - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Man arrested at Dublin Airport uses special drugs toilet to pass 133 pellets of cannabis

The Spanish national appeared at the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday and was remanded in custody.

# court - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Man due in court over €250,000 Blarney cannabis haul

Gardaí recovered 42 kilos of the drug in the operation.

42 prosecutions over substandard housing in Dublin city

Dublin City Council has a team of inspectors visiting rented accommodation on the North Circular Road.

# court - Monday 31 March, 2014

UN court tells Japan to leave the whales alone

Japanese Fisheries Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi last year vowed Japan would never stop whaling.

From Business ETC Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up

Apple has accused Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer patents, while Samsung made a counterclaim, saying Apple stole two of its ideas to use on iPhones and iPads.

# court - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Teenager due in court on gun charges

Gardaí say the young man was arrested after being spotted in possession of a firearm in Jobstown.

# court - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence Dog

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence

The two young pups were found dumped behind a 10-foot wall last June.

# court - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Teenager due in court over ‘smashed’ Orange memorial

A number of wreaths were also damaged at an Orange Hall on Friday night.

# court - Friday 21 March, 2014

Advice issued on using registered gas fitters after installer jailed for manslaughter

Two teenagers died from carbon monoxide poisoning at a flat in Castlerock, County Derry in August 2010.

Two in court and six released over Dublin burglaries

A major investigation was set up into a spate of burglaries across Dublin’s southside.

# court - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the gardaí identifying attackers in viral assault video, AIB’s mortgage deals and the Christy Brown archive auction.

From Business ETC SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair’s legal fees over strike injunction Legal Fees

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair’s legal fees over strike injunction

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

# court - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Pistorius defence team say police moved evidence, police admit it’s possible

The cricket bat used to break down the toilet door may have been moved.

# court - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Judge suspends execution of two men convicted of gang-rape

The men appealed to the Supreme Court after the death penalty was handed to them and two others.

# court - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy to be released from prison in ten days

However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.

# court - Monday 10 March, 2014

US students win the right to wear ‘I Heart Boobies’ cancer bracelets

A school banned the bracelets maintaining they carried sexual connotations.

Turf cutters take High Court action to halt their prosecution

Two men charged with cutting turf on conservation areas have taken the action to prevent their criminal prosecution.

Here’s what €2.5m worth of vacuum-packed cannabis looks like Coolock This post contains images

Here’s what €2.5m worth of vacuum-packed cannabis looks like

Superintendent Dave Taylor said today that the drugs find was part of an ongoing operation and is of major significance.

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure

A total of 120 kg of cannabis herb was seized in Coolock with an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

# court - Sunday 9 March, 2014

“The whole thing really started before Marie died..”: Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.

# court - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Partner of Marie Fleming drafting new right-to-die legislation Exclusive

Tom Curran has asked a group of barristers to draft legislation on the issue, and says the initial work could be completed by the start of next month.

# court - Friday 7 March, 2014

Man charged over serious assault in Dundalk pub

The 31-year-old man is due in court this morning over the serious assault at a pub on Friday night.

# court - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Silvio Berlusconi is not allowed to come to Dublin

He had applied for a permit to come to the European Popular Party conference this week by a Milan court has rejected his application.

From The Daily Edge This girl’s careless Facebook post cost her father $80,000 Failbook

This girl’s careless Facebook post cost her father $80,000

Lesson: Do not brag on Facebook. Ever.

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