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#Court

# court - Today’s News

Man (31) to go on trial charged with murdering his partner in her home

Rita Apine was found with serious head injuries at the foot of the stairs in her rented house.

# court - Yesterday’s News

Man sentenced to life in prison for killing partner with ornamental sword

Ronald Joseph Cooke claimed his partner had stabbed herself while he was driving.

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds

Irfan Wahid, 16, was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

# court - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Lawyers for Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens seek new trial

A week ago, Corbett and Martens were each found guilty of second-degree murder.

Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017

That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.

# court - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Lotto millionaire accused of sexual acts with a child has bail placed at €200,000

A garda told the court the British man’s phone had videos of the sexual activity.

# court - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Fake policeman convicted of murdering man he met on gay dating website

The death of Peter Fasoli was deemed accidental until his nephew found a video recording of his murder on a hard-drive.

Teen accused of causing €50k damage at Oberstown young offenders centre

The 17-year-old boy is accused of assaulting a staff member and causing €54,000 worth of criminal damage.

Lawyer in Jason Corbett trial bangs bat against table to demonstrate force of impact

The jury in the murder trial will continue deliberating today.

# court - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Man found guilty of trying to smuggle pipe bomb onto Ryanair flight

In January, Nadeem Muhammed tried to carry a bomb onto a Ryanair plane at Manchester Airport.

Man charged over fatal stabbing told gardaí 'nobody was meant to die'

Karl Haugh died on Sunday from a stab wound to his back.

Jury selected in trial of man accused of groping Taylor Swift

A radio DJ is accused of grabbing her backside at an event in June 2013.

# court - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Blood evidence shows Molly and her father were above Corbett during hits to his head, trial hears

Yesterday the trial heard an object may have been used to hit Jason Corbett multiple times.

Pilot in court after deadly crash on Portugal beach

The instructor could be heard telling a control tower that the plane had suffered engine failure.

No extra jail time for inmate who attacked Cloverhill governor

His solicitor said he had been “subject to a difficult stressful regime”.

# court - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Blood spatter expert believes Jason Corbett's head hit wall, court hears

Earlier, the trial heard that Corbett’s father-in-law said he hated him.

'The State failed to protect Shane': Family of hit-and-run victim still seeking answers six years on

On the evening of 2 August 2011, Shane O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

# court - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Almost four years after arrest, Halawa's lawyers have been able to defend him in court

The 21-year-old Irishman has been held in Cairo for almost four years.

Three dead in shooting at Moscow courthouse during 'Grand Theft Auto' hearing

Russian outlets say a guard and a court official were injured.

# court - Monday 31 July, 2017

Officer took photo showing strands of blonde hair intertwined in Jason Corbett's hand, trial hears

An officer has testified that he saw blonde hair in Jason Corbett’s hand.

Woman (39) to go on trial accused of murder of Gareth Hutch

He was shot dead outside his home in Dublin.

Limerick biker found guilty of murdering member of rival motorcycle club

He had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Andrew ‘AOD’ O’Donoghue in 2015.

# court - Friday 28 July, 2017

Jobstown judge warns social and mainstream media about commenting on trial

Defence lawyers mentioned “outrageous” comments by radio host Paul Williams.

Businesswoman to go on trial over handling of Clerys redundancies

460 people lost jobs, 130 of whom were directly employed by Clerys.

Man who collected welfare and fathered child after escaping from open prison to be returned to prison

Gardaí did not enter the details of the escape on the Pulse system.

# court - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Madonna settles claim with Mail Online after it revealed details of her adoption of twins from Malawi

The singer had sued Associated Newspapers over the story, which appeared last January.

# court - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Judge wants mediation for residents who claim their houses were damaged by children's hospital works

They are seeking orders including an injunction preventing works being done.

Ireland has appointed a new top judge

Mr Justice Frank Clarke will take over from the retiring Chief Justice Susan Denham next month.

'Presumed innocence': Top Vatican cardinal denies all charges of child sex abuse on first appearance in court

Cardinal George Pell made the denials despite the fact no pleas were required to be entered on his first appearance in Australian court.

# court - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Remaining Jobstown accused could have bail changed to stop them commenting about trial online

A judge said this was for the good of everyone involved in the trial.

Man injured loading horse onto lorry for trainer Margaret Mullins awarded €92,000

James Foley claims he sustained injuries after a horse he placed into a lorry became spooked causing him to fall.

Garda appears in court accused of assaulting RTÉ cameraman during Pegida protest

The district court has heard the man had attended hospital and suffered bruising to his groin.

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Chief Justice says courts may need to restrict social media use during trials

Susan Denham said there are issues to address in order to protect the right to a fair trial in this era of social media.

# court - Monday 24 July, 2017

'It was my last day being a child. She was everything to me' - Sophie Toscan du Plantier's son speaks out

Pierre-Louis and the family say they will not rest until they have their questions answered.

Man who set fire to apartment block was 'out of his mind' on drink and drugs

John McGovern (25) set fire to the Station Hill apartment complex at Clongriffin, Dublin last November, a court heard.

Student who fled war-torn Afghanistan had life 'ruined' in Dublin hammer attack

A youth then aged 17 has pleaded guilty to the attack.

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