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#Court

# court - Yesterday’s News

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# court - Friday 23 June, 2017

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

Convicted killer who threatened to burn down charity worker's home avoids jail

The man pleaded guilty to making a threat to another man to damage his house, intending him to believe it would be carried out.

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# court - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof, EU court rules

The decision stems from the case of a man who developed MS shortly after being vaccinated against hepatitis B.

# court - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Irish dancing teacher rejects allegation she asked judge to mark down certain competitors

Linda Martyn who runs Irish Dancing School in Tuam rejects the claim.

# court - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Constable charged with having indecent images of children is dismissed from Met Police

The chair of the special case hearing said, “There is no place within the organisation for him any longer.”

'I'm ecstatic that this monster is going away for 12 years': Woman raped at gaming convention speaks out

Dominique Meehan has spoken out about the impact the rape has had on her life.

# court - Monday 19 June, 2017

Man who tied up and raped woman at gaming convention jailed for 12 years

The court heard Keith Hearne carried out “a series of extremely violent sexual offences”.

# court - Friday 16 June, 2017

Court of Appeal finds woman who sued partner's parents after she lost an eye entitled to €200,000

A damages claim had been dismissed by the High Court in 2012.

Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences

The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.

# court - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Graham Dwyer takes case to the High Court over use of mobile phone records in his trial

Dwyer claims that his rights to privacy were breached during the trial.

Independent Newspapers appeal over Monica Leech €1.2 million award upheld by European court

The judgement was given by a chamber of seven judges.

Man set for court over murder of Dubliner whose body was found in Meath field

The body of Paul Gallagher, a Dubliner in his late 20s, was found in 2014.

# court - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Care worker who locked out woman with intellectual disability awarded €15,000 for unfair dismissal

The care worker described the incident as “a bit of fun and banter”.

# court - Friday 9 June, 2017

Renowned heart surgeon put on sex offenders register over indecent assaults

Police said Dr Mohamed Amrani “showed absolutely no regard for his victims”.

# court - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Tipperary man admits to neglecting old bull terrier who had to be put down

The aged Staffordshire bull terrier was found to be “extremely thin and malnourished” and was put down.

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man', accuser's mother tells trial

Andrea Constand alleges that the TV star drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2004.

# court - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial

The court heard that Michelle Carter played a “sick game” with another person’s life.

# court - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Man who posed as his late brother so he could buy a house jailed for two years

In August 2008 the house and flat burned down in a fire and Perry made a claim on the policies, which were issued to the false identity.

Man stabbed brother-in-law while visiting ill father in hospital, court hears

The court heard that Edward O’Reilly received six stitches after a scuffle.

# court - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Father sues Minister of Social Protection over care allowance being refused for his son

The child has spent most of his short life at different hospitals, including spells in intensive care.

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia

Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.

# court - Monday 29 May, 2017

Louth man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder told gardaí they had “fully consensual sex”

Following his arrest the man asked gardai, “Who am I supposed to have raped? Is this the girl from Tinder?”

Man who held woman down while another man raped her jailed for nine years

The attack occurred in a Cork city park.

# court - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Man who pretended to be an undercover Garda to rob a man avoids jail

The victim was handcuffed before his belongings were taken.

# court - Friday 26 May, 2017

Irish Muslim accused of funding ISIS refused bail

The judge said the refusal was necessary.

# court - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Man accused of raping student he met on Tinder in Dublin Mountains

The man has pleaded not guilty.

Couple who claimed Electric Picnic security burst into their tent and assaulted them settle claim

Both plaintiffs alleged they had been shocked and distressed.

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge

He was deemed suitable for community service work, and so avoided jail.

# court - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail

Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.

Garda tells Jobstown trial she feared for Joan Burton's safety

Garda Fionnuala Whelan said she had not manhandled the TD.

# court - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Mother called toddler a 'fake child' on day she killed him, court hears

The sentencing hearing is taking place today.

State watchdog 'fully accepts' it coached witnesses in FitzPatrick trial

But the state corporate watchdog says that its practices have since changed.

'It's a wonderful day': Sean FitzPatrick gives his reaction outside of court

Fitzpatrick’s trial had been the longest-running criminal trial in the history of the State.

# court - Monday 22 May, 2017

'I will never live a normal life' - Man jailed for raping step-daughter over seven-year period

The man does not accept the guilty verdicts of the jury.

'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial

Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.

Retired priest has conviction for indecently assaulting schoolboy quashed

He had acknowledged during the course of the present trial that he had indecently assaulted ten boys at the school but adamantly denied assaulting the complainant.

Eric Locke found guilty of the murder of Sonia Blount

A jury took an hour and 33 minutes to deliver the verdict.

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Man who abused his nephew jailed for six-and-a-half years

The accused man was acquitted of eight further counts of indecent assault of the boy.

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