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# court - Yesterday’s News

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# court - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Father awarded €110k in damages 22 years after his son died from contaminated blood

The father’s application to the Hepatitis C Tribunal was refused.

# court - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Walkers 'should know what surface they're putting their foot on', court hears

Teresa Wall was previously awarded €40,000 after injuring herself in a fall.

Man arrested on explosives charges before visit of Prince Charles jailed for five and a half years

The court previously heard evidence that gardaí found explosive device components in the man’s locker at Maynooth University.

# court - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Bogus taxi found taking passengers to Dublin Airport seized

The car was seized yesterday evening but no arrests were made.

# court - Friday 2 December, 2016

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave

The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.

# court - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Partner of GP says daughter she is accused of killing was her 'number one priority'

Andrius Kozlovskis told the trial of his horror at finding 11-year-old Emily cold in her bed.

# court - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"

The man, from Mayo, was 19 at the time while the girl was 16. A two-year sentence was imposed on the man today.

Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears

Bernadette Scully is on trial for the manslaughter of her daughter Emily Barut at their home.

# court - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From The42 Prosecutors call for Eto'o to get 10 years in jail for tax fraud allegations IN COURT

Prosecutors call for Eto'o to get 10 years in jail for tax fraud allegations

The Cameroon star could also face a fine of €14.3m.

# court - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Student who knocked man unconscious in taxi row to be sentenced next year

The 24-year-old man punched the victim and kicked him in the head when he fell to the ground.

# court - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Man (33) due in court in connection with human trafficking by criminal gangs

An investigation into human trafficking of Polish nationals by organised criminal groups for sexual exploitation began in February 2012.

Two 17-year-olds charged with false imprisonment of a teenage girl in Dublin

The court heard the girl now wants to withdraw her complaint, however in the public interest the DPP wants the case to proceed.

# court - Friday 11 November, 2016

Calls for legislation on definition of consent following Supreme Court ruling in rape case

It found that an honest belief of consent would be a good defence for an accused, even if the belief is unreasonable.

Convicted paedophile asks judge not to take his house to pay compensation to victim

John O’Neill, a 51-year-old jobless law student, has been paying his nephew €50 a week.

# court - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Boy (9) awarded €11,595 after claiming one-kilo dumbbell fell on his head in Dunnes Stores

The court heard the incident happened five years ago when the boy was four years old.

# court - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Children with respiratory illness awarded damages over damp in council flat

The family ultimately abandoned the property and were relocated by Dublin City Council.

# court - Monday 7 November, 2016

Court hears 80-year-old man slashed across the head while out walking in Limerick

Limerick circuit court heard the defendant approached the victim, pulled a knife on him and told him: “Give me what you have”.

Freddie Thompson charged with murder of David Douglas

Douglas was gunned down on a Dublin street in July.

# court - Sunday 6 November, 2016

"Apple in or lights out": Hundreds turn out for pro-Apple rally in Galway

An €850 million data centre is planned for Athenry.

# court - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity of unprovoked assaults on women

The man was suffering from delusions at the time.

# court - Friday 4 November, 2016

# court - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Facebook slagging of accused's girlfriend led to stabbing, court told

The victim suffered serious injuries after being stabbed in the torso.

High Court says UK parliament must have vote on starting Brexit

The landmark constitutional decision could delay Britain’s exit from the EU.

Man to appear before court charged in relation to Longford stabbing death

The man is due before Mullingar District Court at 10.30am.

# court - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section

The HSE attempted to take an order in court, but a judge refused it.

Man who raped woman and left her injured in laneway is jailed for 13 years

The woman was found “in a shocking condition”, the judge said.

# court - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Psychologist says killing was not part of British banker's sadistic fantasy

Mental health experts giving evidence in his trial said he was not in control of his actions.

# court - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Genesis II Church 'bishop' fined €4,000 for making and marketing 'autism cure'

Genesis II says it is a health and hearing church which does good deeds and enlightens others with the truth.

# court - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Man due in Dublin court as part of four-year sex trafficking probe

In 2012, gardaí identified a number of Polish women as victims of sexual exploitation.

# court - Friday 28 October, 2016

Woman told victim "I hope you die" as she stabbed her in vicious attack

She also stabbed and beat a second woman.

# court - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

GAA star Cathal McCarron spared criminal record after row at Temple Bar pub

He had pleaded guilty to engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour at Anglesea Street in Dublin city-centre.

Eddie Hutch Jr in a "fragile psychological state", court hears

He appeared at Dublin District Court to face charges for motoring and theft offences.

# court - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

More likely man was drunk than sleepwalking when he allegedly raped friend, court told

The woman told the trial she was sharing a bed with the man after a night out when she woke up to him having sex with her.

€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes

Kate Deegan, 5, had been extremely distressed and started panicking, crying and knocking on the door to be let out.

# court - Monday 24 October, 2016

British banker 'tortured woman for three days' before murder in Hong Kong

Rurik Jutting is accused of murdering two Indonesian women in his apartment.

'Words cannot express the family's anger': Drunk driver who killed boy (4) has sentence cut

He had 18 months cut from his jail term.

# court - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Hundreds gather in Dublin to protest Jobstown teen's guilty verdict

“If this was happening anywhere else in the world, we’d be saying that’s mad.”

Former employees accused of stealing over €90,000 from Ulster Bank accounts

The men, both 29 years old, are facing separate charges of robbery.

# court - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Prisoner allegedly stabbed over argument about switching TV channels

Brian Veale has pleaded not guilty to murdering Graham Johnson at Cork Prison.

# court - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Man avoids jail after attacking shopkeeper with metal bar of paint roller with plastic cap removed

Judge Melanie Greally suspended a two and half year jail term on strict conditions.

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