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#Court

# court - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Mother charged with assault of daughter (3) who died this week

The woman’s daughter, Zoe Cannon, died after her life support machine was switched off earlier this week.

# court - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Two men jailed in first trial linked to 2015 Paris attacks

Jihadists massacred 130 people in the Islamic State attacks in Paris in 2015.

Alleged rugby rape victim was 'crying and sobbing' in taxi, court hears

The driver says when police contact him, he knew “straight away” what it was about.

# court - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Eight-month-old awarded €27.5k after pulling boiling water on herself at Chinese restaurant

The court heard the water was placed in front of her, and before her parents could react she had spilled it.

Dublin teenager charged with sexually assaulting six-year-old girl

The 17-year-old boy appeared before a sitting of the Dublin Children’s Court today.

Uzbek asylum seeker pleads guilty to terrorism over Stockholm truck attack that killed five people

Rakhmat Akilov appeared in the Stockholm courtroom this morning.

# court - Monday 12 February, 2018

Man followed foreign student home on bus and raped her in her hallway, court hears

The man was found guilty by a jury of one count of rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of threatening to kill.

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000

The money was donated to the group in order to fund activities around the Eighth Amendment.

Woman charged over incident in which 3-year-old girl was injured

The woman was charged last night.

# court - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Judge in plea to family fighting over father's estate: 'You are all of the same flesh and blood'

The Circuit Court heard a family story of alleged abuse.

# court - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Suspect in murder case suffered traumatic brain injury while trying to escape gardaí

The incident occurred while he was involved in the hijacking of a car months after the alleged murder.

# court - Friday 9 February, 2018

David Drumm authorised deals leading to falsification of bank's balance sheet, court hears

Drumm has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud depositors and investors by “dishonestly” inflating Anglo’s deposits figure by €7.2 billion.

Man charged over 2010 murder of Warren O'Connor in north Dublin

The man was extradited to Ireland from London on foot of a European Arrest Warrant this evening

Man's murder conviction quashed over jury's visit to rubbish chute in which victim died

David O’Loughlin was found guilty of the murder of Liam Manley at his apartment complex in the city on 12 May 2013.

Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months

John Doherty pleaded guilty to two counts of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter on dates between January 1996 and April 1998.

# court - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nursery worker in England jailed for over 12 years for sexually assaulting three-year-old boy

181 images and videos of child pornography were found on the man’s iPad.

Alleged rape victim says she has 'no complaint' with the man accused of withholding information

The young woman faced cross examination from the defence again today.

# court - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

James Bulger killer jailed for possession of indecent images of children

He pleaded guilty at England’s Old Bailey court in London.

# court - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Taoiseach 'disappointed' Holles Street wants to go to court to stop inquiry into death of pregnant woman

Malak Thawley died in 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

# court - Monday 5 February, 2018

Rape trial: Woman tells court 'you cannot underestimate how scared you are in those situations'

Today is the fourth day that she has been in the witness box.

Rory Best was directed to attend rape trial by senior counsel

The judge in the case clarified the situation today.

# court - Friday 2 February, 2018

Father of three victims of Larry Nassar lunges at the former doctor in court

The father asked the judge for “five minutes” in a locked room with Nassar.

High Court continues injunction against Dublin landlords after tenants were forcibly removed

The injunction prevents the landlords from interfering with a number of properties in Dublin.

Evidence of two gardaí to be kept in Hutch trial, despite objection

The court heard there was no evidence the detectives were together when they made the identification.

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

# court - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Ian Bailey to face trial in France over Sophie Toscan du Plantier's death

The French woman was found beaten to death outside her holiday home in Cork in 1996.

Alleged rape victim of Irish rugby stars told police that incident left her 'humiliated'

She was giving evidence for the second day at Belfast Crown Court.

Couple accused of genital mutilation of their daughter sent forward for trial FGM

Couple accused of genital mutilation of their daughter sent forward for trial

The offence of genital mutilation, on conviction, can carry a sentence of up to 14 years.

Victim of tiger kidnapping collapsed when told his wife and children were safe, court hears

Securicor worker Paul Richardson is continuing his evidence on day two of the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# court - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Rape trial of rugby players hears alleged victim's 'fight instinct kicked in' when third man entered room

The woman, aged 19 at the time of the alleged attacks, lost her composure while recalling being in the home of Paddy Jackson for a party on 28 June 2016.

# court - Monday 29 January, 2018

Jury sworn in for Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding rape trial

The jury members were warned not to talk to anyone about the issues covered during the trial.

Judge directs jury to acquit second man of raping woman on tour bus after Jason Derulo concert

The man, who cannot be named, had pleaded not guilty to raping and falsely imprisoning the then-19-year-old.

Man guilty of 'frenzied' murder of Irene White told gardaí he got 'small sum of money' for her killing

The mum-of-three was stabbed to death by Anthony Lambe at her Dundalk home.

Father of girl exploited by Matthew Horan doesn't believe paedophile can be rehabilitated

He says that he contacted social network Instagram to alert them to Horan’s actions, but has never received a response.

Man jailed for life over murder of manager of Sunset House pub

Eamonn Cumberton had denied the murder of Michael Barr on 25 April 2016.

# court - Friday 26 January, 2018

Family home of man jailed for exploiting young girls 'was attacked earlier this week'

The court also heard that Horan had Skype conversations with a person claiming to live in Dublin.

UK court rules Birmingham bombing inquest should be broadened

21 people lost their lives in the bombing of two pubs in the attack on 21 November 1974.

Civil servant jailed for selling personal details of hundreds for almost €22,000

Rory Lenihan had pleaded guilty to twelve sample charges of receiving payments for information.

# court - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Mother-of-four who stole €100,000 in fraudulent social welfare payments sentenced to 10 months

The 61-year-old told gardaí she was “sorry, ashamed and embarrassed”.

Driving ban 'would be exceptionally disastrous' for former TD Michael McNamara

He is allowed remain on the road pending his appeal hearing.