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#Court

# court - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Former sports coach to be sent forward for trial on 99 charges of alleged assault on boys

The alleged incidents date back to the 1980s.

Poolbeg incinerator operator fined for breaking environmental protection licence

The incinerator is run by The Dublin Waste to Energy project.

# court - Monday 26 March, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

# court - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Hooded Man: 'They asked me to count to ten; I refused in case I couldn’t do it'

A European court ruled that the 14 men “did not occasion suffering of the particular intensity and cruelty implied by the word torture”.

Man who raped and seriously assaulted woman left her with life-changing injuries, court hears

Anthony Cassidy dumped his unconscious victim on the outskirts of Carlow, the court was told.

# court - Friday 23 March, 2018

Man accused of killing journalist on submarine described himself as a 'loving psychopath', court hears

Peter Madsen is charged with the premeditated murder of journalist Kim Wall last August.

Rugby rape trial jury told 'morals of any person involved are completely irrelevant'

The trial will enter its ninth week at Belfast Crown Court on Monday, when the jury will begin its deliberations.

Couple in Kildare sentenced over 'one of largest welfare fraud cases in the State'

The couple claimed rent allowance to pay off a mortgage that the husband got under a false name.

# court - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Man told gardaí he was 'absolutely not guilty' of murder of Vincent Ryan

“Nothing got to do with me at all.”

# court - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Belfast rape trial hears that those accused are 'braggarts, not rapists'

Closing arguments are being heard in the trial of Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding, Blane McIlroy, and Rory Harrison.

# court - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Boy whose laptop exploded has €20,000 settlement approved

A judge said the incident was “scary”.

'Hooded men' to ask Irish government to appeal European 'torture' ruling

“I’ve never spoke to the European court about how we feel 45 years later,” one of the ‘hooded men’ Francie McGuigan said.

Father accused of murdering infant son has inconsistencies in his account of death, court hears

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

# court - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Man (40s) charged in connection with murder of Joanne Lee

He was charged today and will appear before a court this morning.

# court - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Man jailed for four months for sexually assaulting student on bus

The man said he was disgusted with himself and pleaded guilty to the offence.

# court - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears

This is the first murder case defended under the Defence and Dwelling Act.

# court - Monday 12 March, 2018

Man jailed for sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder

The former civil servant said her life would never be the same again.

# court - Friday 9 March, 2018

Man charged over fire that hospitalised woman and three children described as suffering from 'psychosis'

A man in his 20s has been charged in relation to the incident.

# court - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Baby, whose father is accused of his murder, had paper from two tissue boxes in his throat when he died

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

# court - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Father accused of murdering his baby told doctor who arrived on scene to 'do something'

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

Judge in test case refuses to grant late bar extension to bar on Good Friday

Legislation was passed in January allowing pubs and other licensed premises in Ireland to open on Good Friday.

Man refused bail after being charged with handling €1,400 stolen goods during alleged Lidl looting

Liam Walsh, aged 26, appeared at Dublin District Court charged under the Theft and Fraud Act.

# court - Monday 5 March, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to seek injunction against inquiry into Malak Thawley's death

If granted, the injunction will prevent the inquiry from proceeding until the hospital’s judicial review challenge has been determined.

Nurse tells court she is unsure a father followed her instructions as baby choked on tissue

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

Dessie O'Hare to stand trial accused of false imprisonment and threatening a man's life

O’Hare was charged on 9 June 2015. He appeared before the Dublin District Court today where he was served a booked of evidence.

Armagh man remanded in custody, denies 'any involvement' in the murder of a garda in line of duty

Garda Adrian Donohoe’s widow Caroline was in court for the brief hearing.

# court - Friday 2 March, 2018

Call for urgent review of marital rape sentencing after man has sentence cut

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and Women’s AId have both raised queries about the sentence being reduced on appeal.

# court - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Man jailed for stabbing neighbour over 'incessantly' reciting poetry

He stabbed the man in the leg and bit him on the face.

# court - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

It begins - German court rules that cities can ban diesel cars to combat air pollution

The move paves the way for the phasing out of diesel vehicles in a country with a huge automotive industry.

# court - Monday 26 February, 2018

Man who shows no remorse for raping wife has sentence cut on appeal

The man was the third person to be convicted of marital rape since it was made illegal in 1990.

Former Sinn Féin councillor awarded €3,500 in RTÉ defamation case

The case related to comments made during a live radio broadcast in 2015.

Man appears in court charged with the murder of 20-year-old man in Sligo at the weekend

31-year-old Richard McLoughlin was charged at Donegal District Court this morning.

# court - Saturday 24 February, 2018

# court - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Nationality of Dundalk stabbing accused Mohamed Morei still unknown 50 days after murder

Morei was unable to appear in court again today.

Bill Cullen is suing Ulster Bank for €120 million over takeover strategy

The suit was filed in the High Court on Monday 19 February.

# court - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

British glamour model 'agreed to kidnap plot to boost her career', Italian court hears

Accused Lukasz Herba says that Chloe Ayling was in on the plan.

# court - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I will regret that night forever': Uncle who raped his niece jailed for four years

He was sentenced to six years with the final two suspended.

# court - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide

The killer was never charged because he sustained a traumatic brain injury months after the murder.