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#Court

# court - Today’s News

A day in the Family Court: Child not told when father might visit to 'avoid disappointment'

The Child and Family Agency told the court the father was making good steps towards recovery.

# court - Yesterday’s News

Three UK men charged with fraud in horsemeat scandal

The decision comes after an investigation by police.

French court suspends burkini ban after legal challenge

The decision may set a precedent for around 30 French towns which have banned the garment.

# court - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Irishman charged over €92m cocaine seizure in the UK

The Irish captain, Michael McDermott and his crew appeared in court yesterday.

# court - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone

Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.

# court - Friday 19 August, 2016

Wicklow man fighting extradition to US over alleged Silk Road connections

Gary Davis, who has Asperger’s Syndrome and depression, had opposed the request.

Two sisters are fighting for their sister's will after she left €283k estate to her best friend

The dispute centres on the will of the late Celine Murphy from Straffan.

# court - Saturday 13 August, 2016

'Default judgment' made against Aisling Brady McCarthy for failing to respond to court papers

McCarthy failed to respond to papers served on her last month.

Strang and Buting "relieved" Brendan Dassey's conviction was overruled

The legal duo said they are proud the federal court has fulfilled its role in upholding justice.

# court - Friday 12 August, 2016

Court was right to refuse statement from man who called himself "a disciple of Lord Jesus Christ"

“The courts are not a playground in which litigants can amuse themselves at will.”

# court - Monday 8 August, 2016

Teenager arrested for bringing homemade clock to school to sue

The boy brought the clock to his school in Dallas and was later arrested and suspended.

# court - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Teen accused of killing American tourist in London knife rampage appears in court

Zakaria Bulhan of London is accused of slaying a retired American teacher, 64-year-old Darlene Horton, on Wednesday.

# court - Friday 5 August, 2016

Man charged with the murder of an American tourist killed in knife attack

Zakaria Bulhan, 19, was charged with the murder of 64-year-old Darlene Horton plus five counts of attempted murder.

Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley

Two men were sentenced yesterday at the Criminal Courts in Dublin.

# court - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Man set to be extradited to Czech Republic after seven years on the run in Ireland

He was arrested in Ireland on a European Arrest Warrant in 2006 and in 2009 the Supreme Court ruled he should be extradited.

# court - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

# court - Monday 1 August, 2016

Family of The Pianist star win defamation appeal over Nazi collaborator claims

Wladyslaw Szpilman was played by Adrian Brody in the 2002 film The Pianist.

# court - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Man to appear in court after €442,000 worth of ecstasy and cocaine found in Dublin apartment

He is due to appear before Dublin District Court at a later date.

# court - Saturday 30 July, 2016

'You'll never get a good husband': Judge condemns businessman's gendered attack on garda

The garda told the court that the accused repeatedly called her a “f***ing bitch”.

# court - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Woman who drove friend off pier found guilty of murder

Marta Herda had been accused of murdering colleague Csaba Orsos in 2013.

# court - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche

The girl was two at the time of the incident, which left a permanent visible scar.

Harrison Ford "could have been killed" on Star Wars set, court hears

The star broke his leg in an incident on set involving a hydraulic door in June 2014.

# court - Saturday 23 July, 2016

'Cold, calculating, and cunning' accountant spent €50k on piano, gardening and home repairs

The money was embezzled from clients and associates.

# court - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Five arrested in connection with Nice massacre to face court

Like Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, none of those detained were known to French intelligence prior to the attack.

# court - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Judge warns people against recording Jobstown trial on their smartphones

The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.

# court - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Garda awarded €60k in damages after being assaulted while on duty

The garda claimed he developed sciatica after the assault.

'Singing' priest and serial abuser Tony Walsh jailed for raping boy three times in 1980s

The judge said Walsh’s abuse of the victim had “plagued his life to date”.

Primark kidnapping: 'They offered her sweets... there was a level of planning'

Two teenage girls were detained for three years and three months at a sentencing hearing yesterday.

# court - Saturday 16 July, 2016

The CSO is planning to prosecute Census non-cooperators

It’s a legal offence to fail to provide information to the CSO if requested in a census.

# court - Friday 15 July, 2016

Man awarded €31,000 after biting into piece of metal on Domino's pizza

X-rays had revealed that he had suffered two fractured molars.

# court - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

"No warning signs" that prisoner who stole gun and killed two bailiffs would turn violent

Larry Darnell Gordon shot the two men after wrestling a gun from one of them.

# court - Monday 11 July, 2016

Full list of Kelly family assets to be handed over after weekend of fresh Console revelations

The Department of Health confirmed yesterday that it had investigated claims made about Paul Kelly in 2011.

# court - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Man found with child pornography ordered not to 'loiter around playgrounds or schools'

The Kildare man was granted bail this week.

Teenager went on 'rampage' on Sligo-Dublin train after allegedly being assaulted

The 17-year-old boy has been detained for six months.

# court - Friday 8 July, 2016

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas

The 42-year-old woman spat at the victim before stealing her bag with her partner.

# court - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Man jailed for “serial sodomisation” of child has 18 year prison sentence reduced

He was resentenced to 12 years with the final two suspended after being originally sentenced to 18 years with the final five suspended.

Ivor Bell will go on trial over alleged involvement in Jean McConville kidnap and murder

The 79-year-old is also charged with being a member of the IRA.

# court - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Dublin taxi driver fined €250 after taking man on longer route home

The accountant told the court that he didn’t complain to the driver because “the whole atmosphere was not pleasant”.

Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison

The judge said that the claims “were not supported by anything concrete”

# court - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering her colleague by driving him into Wicklow harbour

The court heard that the woman could swim and knew that the deceased could not.

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