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# court - Friday 27 October, 2017

Garda Detective Eve Doherty guilty of harassing State solicitor to be placed in custody on Monday

The judge set a sentence date of 19 January 2018.

# court - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Woman who bought knife and life-like dummy for husband found guilty of terrorism in England

The dummy was found in their home with slash marks all over it.

Jackie Lavin case against Bill Cullen over alleged €1m house purchase deal resolved

Lavin claimed she had suffered loss and damage as a result of being deprived of the opportunity to buy the house.

High Court action by ESB worker fired after being considered 'risk to national infrastructure' resolved

Graham Light said he was shocked and upset after he was fired from his role.

# court - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Cavan General Hospital apologises to Monaghan couple who lost their baby in 2009

The couple say their baby could have survived if his foetal heartbeat was properly monitored and recorded.

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

# court - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

French judges to rule on whether family can call their child "Jihad"

More than 200 people have been killed in a string of attacks in France in the past few years claimed by self-described jihadists.

Tom Humphries was afforded a trust that makes his crimes even more odious

Tom Humphries joins a string of other abusers who have eroded the simple innocence of growing up on a glorious field, writes club camogie player and TheJournal.ie news editor Sinéad O’Carroll.

# court - Monday 23 October, 2017

Teenager who raped 15-year-old girl at house party jailed for three years

The court heard that several people at the party banged on the door and ordered the defendant to stop “what he was doing”.

# court - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Woman fears husband was 'influenced' by yoga group when he withdrew €300k from company account

Hilda Mackey says her husband gave the Japa Meditation group their company’s confidential information.

# court - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Alleged victim of Michael Shine says he received €70,000 in compensation from Drogheda hospital

Michael Shine is a retired surgeon accused of indecently assaulting patients.

Murder accused said 'Sorry, I didn't mean to do it' when charged with fatal stabbing

Karl Haugh, a 25-year-old father-of-one, was stabbed in the back in Kilkee earlier this year.

# court - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys

Dr Shine replied “I absolutely deny that allegation” after each of the eight charges were read out to him.

# court - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain

The facility opened before Christmas 2016 and has been used as emergency temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.

Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives

Seamus McGrane from Louth has pleaded not guilty to membership of the IRA.

# court - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Judge criticises 'meaningless' legal 'advice' issued to couple evicted from their home

KBC Bank issued a repossession order to the couple.

# court - Monday 9 October, 2017

Eir fined over €10,500 after it admitted overcharging customers

The case was heard in Dublin District Court.

# court - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'I could not abandon him': Journalist explains why he wrote reference for Tom Humphries

Humphries groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# court - Friday 6 October, 2017

Man sentenced to 10 years after stabbing a homeless man and cutting his face

Michael Power (21) cut across his victim’s face from his ear to the angle of his mouth.

Catalan police chief appears in court over sedition investigation as tensions rise in Spain

Tensions have been rising since the Catalan leader said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal

Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with criminal offences related to the sexual abuse of children.

# court - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Beautician 'knew she was on sticky wicket’ giving botox-like injections, trial told

Anne Rossi, of the Anne Rossi Clinic in Clontarf, is being prosecuted by the (HPRA) on 18 counts

# court - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Louth man who had sex with 15-year-old schoolgirl jailed for two years

The court heard the man has 38 previous convictions including assault, burglary, criminal damage and theft.

# court - Friday 29 September, 2017

Man in his 40s to appear in court over assault that left man (20) still recovering month later

Two men in their 40s were arrested over the assault this week

# court - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Man charged with conspiracy to murder friend of Hutch family to face non-jury trial

Man charged with conspiracy to murder friend of Hutch family to face non-jury trial

The court heard that it’s the DPP’s view that “the ordinary courts are not effective for the administration of justice” in this case.

League of Ireland footballer sent forward for trial over €240,000 cannabis seizure

Robert Bayly was charged with possessing cannabis with intent to sell or supply.

# court - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Court challenge brought against plan to turn Clontarf guest house into homeless accommodation

The council plans to turn the Victorian era red brick terraced properties into a “homeless hub”.

# court - Friday 22 September, 2017

Prisoner whose family were injured in suspicious fire granted compassionate bail to visit them

Lawyers for the State had objected to bail.

18-year-old charged in connection with the Parsons Green tube terrorist attack

Three other suspects, aged 17, 21 and 48, have been released from police custody since yesterday.

Dunnes Stores ordered to pay €12,500 to widowed mother-of-six in discrimination case

The WRC found that the woman was discriminated against because she is a Traveller.

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

# court - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Manchester father (26) sentenced to life after murdering 8-month-old son at their home

The child’s mother was found guilty of causing or allowing his death and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Former German spy found guilty of trying to share state secrets while pretending to be jihadist

The former banker and a father-of-four was also an ex-gay porn actor.

# court - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Man charged after boy (8) finds pipe bomb under prison officer’s car

Mark O’Shea spoke only once during today’s court hearing.

Government considering sending its private jet to bring Ibrahim Halawa home

Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted by a court in Egypt yesterday.

Family living without running water sue Donegal County Council after it deferred housing support

The Traveller family had been told that they presented a risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour.

# court - Friday 15 September, 2017

Security man awarded €24,000 after being racially abused by Tesco store manager

The man’s solicitor said, “a simple apology by the store manager at the time would have sorted this out”.

# court - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Ryanair fell foul of Europe's top court today - here's what you need to know

The decision may have a big impact on future labour disputes at the airline.

Celebrity Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell fined for trespassing at woman's house

He went into her kitchen while intoxicated and after becoming disorientated, the court heard.

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