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# court - Today’s News


# court - Yesterday’s News

# court - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Man (25) charged with murder of mother at family home in Cork

A psychiatric assessment has been ordered for Paul Horgan, whose mother Marian was killed on Monday.

Two men injured in stabbing at Galway courthouse

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Two men due in court over death of 27-year-old in Navan

Christopher Nevin was beaten and stabbed last week.

# court - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Woman with special needs tells rape trial that man took her to house for sex

She had become separated from her mother while out walking in Dublin.

# court - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Man charged with IRA membership refuses to stand before judges

The Dublin man (54) was arrested in Laois yesterday by the Special Detective Unit.

# court - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

# court - Friday 20 November, 2015

Defence team for Veronica Guerin’s killer says court must look at ‘flaw’ in original trial

The convicted killer of the journalist is seeking for his conviction to be quashed.

# court - Thursday 19 November, 2015

Woman loses case after suing Lidl for €75k over groceries placed in a baby buggy

The woman sued Lidl for defamation after staff asked her if she paid for some motor oil in the buggy.

Veronica Guerin’s killer is appealing his conviction for her murder

On 26 June 26 1996, Veronica Guerin was shot in her car at traffic lights on the Naas Road.

# court - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Man at centre of London slavery case ‘forced woman to perform sex acts’

“I know he is there. And I want him to hear it. I loathe him so much”.

# court - Monday 16 November, 2015

Former fireman sentenced to seven years over sexual relationship with young teen

She was under 17 years of age at the time.

# court - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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Poll: Should sex offenders be able to take their name off the register?

A court ruled yesterday that a man convicted of abusing his daughter 15 years ago should be able to take his name off.

Man due in court over suspicious death of Irish wife in Netherlands

The circumstances of the woman’s death have been described as suspicious.

# court - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Former successful businessman in court over fake ‘Brad Pitt’ travel pass

He faked the cards so he could travel to see his son.

There’s been a very important court ruling for anyone being pursued for debt by a bank

The judgment means a person who is being pursued by a bank for a debt is entitled to make full representations to the court.

Man who abused stepdaughters over decade represents “dark underbelly of Irish family life”

“I went to my mother for help as a child … but she gave me no help and ignored my plea,” Emma Witherow – now 28 – said.

# court - Monday 9 November, 2015

Jury sworn-in for trial of man accused of murdering Sonia Blount

Eric Locke (33) of St Johns Park East, Clondalkin, has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

# court - Saturday 7 November, 2015

Man charged after ATM ripped from supermarket

He will appear in court today.

# court - Friday 6 November, 2015

Man who punched and bit wife gets suspended sentence

The 38-year-old food delivery man admitted to gardaí that he had punched and bitten his wife.

# court - Thursday 5 November, 2015

“Accused deceased”: Case against Garda killer dealt with at Special Criminal Court

Adrian Crevan Mackin was charged with IRA membership in January.

# court - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Partner of deceased man denies she knew body was in bedroom wardrobe

Anthony Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering Christopher Jackson at an apartment on Prussia Street in Dublin.

AIB tried to repossess home of woman who had been dead 7 years

A court today heard the bank learned of the woman’s death in 2009 but still issued proceedings against her last year.

# court - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Murder accused said he cut off deceased’s penis and put it in man’s pocket, court told

Anthony Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering Christopher Jackson at an apartment on Prussia Street in Dublin.

# court - Monday 2 November, 2015

‘My childhood was like a war zone’: Daughter says father’s abuse ruined her life

Rita Broderick was raped and sexually abused as a young girl. She has described her father’s seven year sentence as a ‘good outcome’.

# court - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Man on bail pending trial over allegedly assisting IRA granted permission to go to UK football match

The man will continue signing on at his local police station when he returns.

Seven teenagers in court to face criminal charges over Jobstown protest

Juvenilles who were arrested in relation to the Jobstown protest appeared in court today.

# court - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Robber gets over three years for attacking man who tried to stop woman getting mugged

Thr man had been a self employed painter and decorator, employing staff until he was 19-years-old but then started taking tablets and alcohol.

# court - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Scientologists go on trial charged with fraud and extortion

Eleven members of the Belgian branch have been charged with fraud, extortion, running a criminal organisation and violating the right to privacy.

Girl (9) awarded €40k after finger severed between Dublin pharmacy doors

The young girl had to give up her piano lessons following the incident at Doc Morris Pharmacy in Lucan.

# court - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Brazilian woman who carried cocaine internally has jail term cut

The woman had pleaded guilty to importing the drug.

# court - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Settlement reached in most costly divorce of all time

Elena Rybolovlev was awarded half the fortune of her ex-husband Dmitry Rybolovlev.

Man fails in appeal against conviction for having sex with mentally impaired cousin

He was bailed for the appeal, and is being sent back to prison.

Man who attempted to murder wife with kettlebell has his jail term cut

The man had been sentenced to 15 years with the final three suspended, but that has been cut by a year.

# court - Monday 19 October, 2015

Man convicted of raping spouse told gardaí it wasn’t possible for a husband to rape a wife

The victim said she did not want her husband to serve any more prison time.

Man jailed for using Facebook to try to get sisters (12 and 14) to have sex with him

He tried to get one of the girls to bring her sister so he could ‘train’ her

# court - Friday 16 October, 2015

How did a dossier about Denis O’Brien mysteriously end up on Denis O’Brien’s desk?

Lawyers for PR firm Red Flag were asking that question in court today.

# court - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Ex-Scout leader jailed for camping trip assaults on boys during 70s and 80s

David O’Brien, of Benburb Street in Dublin, sexually abused six young boys on camping trips in the late 70s and early 80s.

# court - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

80-year-old who assaulted child multiple times a day has jail term cut

Patrick Bassett was sentenced to four years in prison in May of last year. The assaults date back to the 1970s.

David Drumm will be in court in the US later today

The former Anglo Irish Bank CEO faces an extradition hearing following his arrest in Massachusetts on Saturday.

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