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# court - Today’s News


# court - Yesterday’s News

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay €47 million over talc powder link to cancer US

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay €47 million over talc powder link to cancer

The company faces more than 1,000 other talc-cancer lawsuits.

# court - Monday 2 May, 2016

Two men due in court over Saturday morning post office robbery

Staff were threatened during the robbery.

# court - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Man charged with sexual assault after extradition from Spain

The man was escorted back to Ireland by gardaí yesterday.

Man charged with threatening to kill woman who witnessed Limerick shooting

The witness has told gardaí she saw a man firing two shots from a handgun outside a house in Limerick last year.

# court - Friday 29 April, 2016

Denying rapist a pension doesn't breach his human rights

He is due for release in three years.

American surgeon who has dementia brought drugs to Ireland after 'falling for an internet scam'

Judge Greally indicated that she would impose a five year sentence which she would fully suspend on condition he leave the country.

# court - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Man tried to rob a Londis with a toy gun

He owed criminals a drug debt.

# court - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

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Cameras worn by gardaí could help bring 'swifter, fairer justice for victims'

Garda delegates heard of the benefits UK police officers have seen since the introduction of body cameras

# court - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Food critic Tom Doorley tells court both his shoulders were broken after being hit by a taxi

Doorley sustained two broken shoulders in the incident.

Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone

The court heard that the mother had previously banned her son from using a smartphone.

David Mahon threatened to stab stepson's girlfriend, court hears

David Mahon is accused of murdering his stepson, Dean Fitzpatrick, in May 2013.

# court - Monday 25 April, 2016

Man left in wheelchair after axe attack

Jonathan Donovan was sentenced today for hitting Paul Doyle in the head twice with an axe.

# court - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Man due in court after Cork gardaí find gun and ammunition in car

A woman arrested in connection with the investigation was released without charge.

# court - Friday 22 April, 2016

Men who plotted Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in UK are jailed

They were going to target soldiers and police in drive-by shootings.

Cage fighter and accomplice guilty of murder by beating man and leaving him to drown

The court heard that the victim had been walking to the gym when a car stopped beside him and two men got out.

# court - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Bail refused for 70-year-old man charged with sexual offence against a child

The judge at Castlebar District Court refused bail because of the seriousness of the charge and because the man is a UK citizen.

# court - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Schoolboy awarded €20k after shower door shattered on him at Dublin gym

The glass cut the seven-year-old’s shoulder, shin and feet.

# court - Monday 18 April, 2016

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

Man jailed for raping woman who was at his home to help with painting

The man later threatened to kill the woman and her mother if she told anyone about the attack.

# court - Friday 15 April, 2016

Man jailed for imprisoning, stripping and beating man in Dublin

Lucky Shaka threatened to take photos of the man and post them on the internet.

# court - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Woman who ran four brothels in Dublin is jailed

She was arrested after gardaí raided the brothel in Rathmines.

# court - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Employee killed when 36 tonnes of food collapsed onto him

VF Coldstores is to be sentenced for breaching health and safety laws.

# court - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Garda awarded €20,000 after breaking big toe and losing thumbnail wrestling violent prisoner

The garda said the prisoner bit him on the leg and hit him over the head with a torch.

Judge rules that Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven may be partly stolen

A US judge said its opening may copy the notes of a song performed by the rock band Spirit.

Man stabbed to death after being mistaken for a gang member had a 'heart of gold', court hears

Adil Essalhi suffered 50 stab and chop wounds before his killers tried to set fire to his body.

# court - Monday 11 April, 2016

Mother who beat, starved and neglected her children jailed for four years

The woman was found guilty in January on 29 charges of child cruelty and neglect.

Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence

The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.

Mother sentenced to 24 years in jail for stamping daughter to death

The toddler’s injuries were likened to those of a car crash victim.

# court - Friday 8 April, 2016

David Drumm's bail terms relaxed as trial dates set for 2017 and 2018

The former Anglo boss is charged with 33 alleged offences.

# court - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed

The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.

# court - Monday 4 April, 2016

Wayne Dundon lawyers say notorious criminal 'entitled to justice'

John and Wayne Dundon open appeals against their convictions this week in the Court of Appeal.

Suspended sentence for man who glassed ex-wife's new partner

The victim needed ten stitches to a facial wound and was left with a 2cm long hairline scar.

Woman (21) given suspended sentence for taking abortion drugs

She bought the pills online as she failed to raise enough money to travel to England for a termination.

Paul Murphy says Jobstown protesters want to face trial together

Today the case was adjourned to the 3 May.


From The Daily Edge Kesha says she was offered her ‘freedom’ if she publicly apologised to Dr Luke Kesha

Kesha says she was offered her ‘freedom’ if she publicly apologised to Dr Luke

A judge previously refused to end her contract with the producer, who she claims sexually abused her.

# court - Friday 1 April, 2016

Three teenage boys accused of defilement of 15-year-old girl sent to trial

The court had heard previously it will be alleged the girl was in her bedroom when she heard a male voice outside the room say “get in line”.

# court - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# court - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Two men charged after guns found in Meath

A third man remains in custody.

# court - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The42 Footballer Adam Johnson sentenced to 6 years in prison Breaking News

Footballer Adam Johnson sentenced to 6 years in prison

‘All of this is entirely your own responsibility and fault’, judge tells former Sunderland player.

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