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#Court

# 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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US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient

Henry Rayhons said the couple held hands, prayed and kissed, but had no sexual contact.

# court - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Mick Wallace: “I wouldn’t pay that fine to save my life”

Wallace and Clare Daly could face jail if they don’t pay fines for Shannon Airport breach

Four men charged over armed robbery of Kilkenny post office

Masked men left with a substantial amount of cash and a female staff member was injured.

Child bride faces death penalty over accusation she poisoned her husband

The key witness in the case is a 7-year-old girl who is the sister of the man’s other wife.

# court - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill

Rudd had previously denied all allegations against him.

# court - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer sentenced to life in prison

Eleven of the 12 jurors who convicted Dwyer of murder were in court to hear the sentencing.

Jury in assisted suicide case hears the last words of dead woman

A woman who was a friend of the dead woman is the first person in the State to be charged with the offence.

Profile of a killer: Graham Dwyer

Graham Dwyer will appear in court today to hear his sentence.

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

# court - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Taxi driver “terrified” by knife-point hijack says he’s too old to change job

A 29-year-old man was sentenced to three years in prison for unlawfully seizing Feargal MacEoin’s car.

Heartbroken father: ‘She was punched and struck with beer cans – and he got just 10 years’

Sara Staunton, a mother of two children, was killed by her boyfriend in 2013.

# court - Monday 13 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had ‘deformed’ boobs Rude

A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had ‘deformed’ boobs

He claims he didn’t see her breasts until two years after they were married. Right.

Sean Fitzpatrick’s trial put back to next week

The former Anglo boss is charged on 12 different counts.

# court - Saturday 11 April, 2015

Two men to appear in court after a quarter of a million euro worth of cannabis found

The men, aged 26 and 30, are due to appear before a special sitting of Tullamore District Court this morning at 11am.

Mullingar ‘brawl’ pub ordered to stay shut for five days

The pub has been the scene of a number of mass rows recently, a court was told.

# court - Friday 10 April, 2015

John Joe Nevin has been banned from every pub in Westmeath

The boxer was one of five people to appear in court, charged over a bar brawl on Easter Monday night.

# court - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Boston bombing trial: ‘He wanted to terrorise this country, he wanted to punish America’

The 21-year-old American is accused of carrying out the attacks that killed three people and wounded 264.

# court - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Robin Williams’ family fight over his Oscar – but don’t want to go to court

The dispute centres on objects related to the actor’s career, such as his 1998 Oscar.

# court - Friday 27 March, 2015

Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned in Italian high court

She and her ex-boyfriend Raffaelle Sollecito both had their convictions overturned.

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