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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 4 March, 2015


# court - Today’s News

Brian O’Donnell has until 4pm today to leave this Killiney mansion

Receivers nailed a court order to the gates of his family home yesterday evening.

# court - Yesterday’s News

Receivers nail court papers to gates of O’Donnell family home in Killiney

The High Court dismissed the O’Donnell family attempt to stop the repossession of their family home.

The Supreme Court is leaving Dublin for the first time ever

It’s the first time the court has left the Four Courts since 1931.

Murderer Joe O’Reilly in fresh court bid for freedom

O’Reilly was granted free legal aid in November 2012 to take a miscarriage of justice case. The DPP will contest that in court today.

# court - Monday 2 March, 2015

Solicitor barricades himself inside Killiney mansion

The case has been put back in the High Court until tomorrow afternoon.

# court - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Woman jailed over death of baby after stuffing him in drawer ‘for crying too much’

She went to watch television and when she checked on the baby after three hours he was dead.

# court - Friday 27 February, 2015

Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers’ defamation suit

The women, all of whom have stepped forward in recent years, say Cosby’s representatives publicly branded them as liars.

# court - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Paint found on spade near Elaine O’Hara’s body did not match paint at Graham Dwyer home

Graham Dwyer’s semen and Elaine O’Hara’s blood were found on her mattress, the court was told.

Graham Dwyer’s wife describes routine life with her husband

Gemma Dwyer gave evidence in the trial of her husband, Graham Dwyer yesterday.

# court - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Graham Dwyer sent letter to wife saying: “Do not believe the gardaí”

The court heard evidence from Gemma Dwyer, the wife of Graham Dwyer.

Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death

At Edward Connor’s sentencing this week, the court heard specific rehabilitation services for Deaf people will not be put in place until next year.

# court - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Enda Kenny: Some water protesters are “terrifying young families”

The Taoiseach also said the protesters jailed last week wanted to be in contempt of court.

# court - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Australian judge rules that ‘gaping’ chainsaw wound is no excuse for drink-driving Gin O'clock

Australian judge rules that ‘gaping’ chainsaw wound is no excuse for drink-driving

Just in case you were thinking of trying it out.

# court - Thursday 12 February, 2015

‘Graham’s phone number’ found on Elaine O’Hara’s laptop, court hears

The Graham Dwyer trial has heard that Elaine O’Hara began having persistent, obsessional thoughts and fantasies at the age of 12.

# court - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby

Police said she showed no remorse.

# court - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Two teens caught with cocaine worth over €85k

The drugs were found when gardaí searched their car.

# court - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Lowry granted appeal plea as lawyers argue he’s been ‘portrayed as sexist’

The Independent TD is facing four charges of filing false tax returns.

# court - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

“I am a symphysiotomy survivor. I am glad it’s all over”

A symphysiotomy case settled in the High Court for undisclosed fee

Rory McIlroy is going nowhere yet as both sides push court talks into tomorrow

The hearing will resume at 11am after both sides try to solve the dispute.

No line on the Horizon: How Ireland’s biggest sports star has ended up in the High Court

Rory McIlroy could face two weeks on the stand in the case which begins today.

# court - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Australian journalist Peter Greste released from Cairo prison

Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist has been deported from Egypt following a presidential decision and is en route to Australia

# court - Friday 30 January, 2015

Ex-Garda ‘likely to have disturbed human remains’ at protected monument

The 69-year-old has been convicted of criminal damage to the prehistoric stone circle at Carrig, Blessington.

# court - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

10 Spanish priests charged in child sex abuse case after Pope steps in

The case regards allegations made by a former altar boy.

# court - Saturday 24 January, 2015

# court - Friday 23 January, 2015

Elaine O’Hara told her father she was seeing a married man from Foxrock who tied her up, court hears

At the Graham Dwyer murder trial, a pathologist tells the court that the skull of Elaine O’Hara was never recovered.

“It was very nearly the perfect murder,” jury is told in Graham Dwyer case

The judge had warned jury members that they could not be ‘squeamish’ — but not even that had prepared the courtroom yesterday.

# court - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Alleged text: ‘You should help me inflict pain on you and help me with my fantasy. Blood turns me on.’

Graham Dwyer has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# court - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Alan Shatter loses appeal against Mick Wallace data breach decision

The former minister was found to have broken the law when he made comments on RTÉ’s Prime Time about Wallace benefiting from garda discretion.

# court - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Irishman Barry Lyttle allowed to move closer to his brother recovering in hospital

The 33-year-old appeared in court today after allegedly punching his brother Patrick in the head following a minor disagreement outside a Sydney nightclub.

Graham Dwyer trial will not begin until Thursday

Members of the jury were warned yesterday that details will be difficult for the squeamish.

# court - Monday 19 January, 2015

Court hears Patrick O’Brien’s sentence was too lenient regardless of age or medical condition

The 74-year-old’s sentence was revised after the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.

# court - Friday 9 January, 2015

Man due in court after €30,000 worth of cocaine found in south Dublin city premises

The 33-year-old will appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10:30 this morning.

# court - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

European court to decide whether quadriplegic man should be allowed die

The case that has torn his family apart and sparked a fierce euthanasia debate in France.

# court - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Jurors got their first look at shaggy-haired Boston bombing accused as death penalty looms large

Jury selection is expected to take three weeks with jurors allowed excuse themselves if they object to the death penalty.

# court - Friday 2 January, 2015

Buckingham Palace deny Prince Andrew underage sex allegations

A statement has been issued regarding claims made in relation to American investment banker Jefferey Epstein.

# court - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Man charged over woman’s stabbing in Cavan

The man, aged in his 50s, is appearing before a special sitting of Cavan District Court.

# court - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Case of clinically dead pregnant woman back in the High Court today

Her family want to turn the woman’s life support off. Doctors said they were unsure whether they could, because of the 8th Amendment.

# court - Monday 22 December, 2014

Care order extended for two young girls who described their mother as a ‘junkie’

The children said their mum had been ‘sleepy’ and ‘dozy’ during access visits.

# court - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Man charged in relation to armed robbery of Baldoyle post office

The man is due in court tomorrow morning.

# court - Friday 19 December, 2014

George Redmond corruption findings withdrawn by Mahon Tribunal

The corruption findings were made in an interim report by the Tribunal in 2004.

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