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#Court

# court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

Man who told judge 'accident is my middle name' withdraws €60k damages claim

The court did not criticise the man’s legal team.

# court - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail

Maurice Power was found guilty of the murder of Shane Rossiter.

Council forced to spend €7,000 to dispose of animal carcasses dumped off Clare cliffs

A court heard that the State authorities carried out a painstaking investigation to identify the remains.

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Two men charged after €248,000 worth of drugs seized in Dublin

Amphetamine, cannabis and cash were seized by gardaí yesterday.

Life sentence sought for submarine builder over murder of Swedish journalist

Peter Madse is accused of premeditated murder, aggravated sexual assault and desecrating a corpse.

# court - Monday 23 April, 2018

State to appeal decision to strike out charges against company which ran Clerys department store

Some 460 people lost their jobs in collective redundancies, 130 off whom were directly employed by Clerys, when it closed its doors for the last time in June 2015.

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and poured red paint over it.

Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries

Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.

Denis O'Brien's privacy vs Dáil privilege: Arguments in businessman's Supreme Court appeal

He’s also contesting the decision that he should pay the costs of the High Court case that went against him.

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam sentenced to 20 years in prison in Belgium

Abdeslam was convicted of terrorism-related attempted murder over the shootout in which four police officers were wounded.

# court - Friday 20 April, 2018

Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years

The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.

# court - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Jury convicts former New York nanny of murdering two children aged two and six

The 55-year-old is now likely to spend the rest of her life behind bars.

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister

The abuse is alleged to have begun when the complainant was four years old.

Man accused of attempted killing of wife with hammer is suffering from a mental illness, court told

Consultant psychiatrist at the Central Mental Hospital Dr Conor O’Neill was called by the defence.

Nestle given thumbs down on Kit Kat finger shape by EU court

Nestle has been locked in a decade-long battle with US rival Mondelez.

# court - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Man (47) who ingested 100 pellets of cocaine before flying into Dublin remanded to Cloverhill

Revenue officers seized a total 1.4kgs of cocaine with a street value of €98,000.

Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex

Prosecutors are expected to read a transcript of his 2005 testimony as early as today.

# court - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Stormy Daniels hearing descends into chaos as Trump's lawyer outs Sean Hannity as his mysterious third client

Hannity has been one of Trump’s most ardent defenders throughout the ups and downs of his first year as president.

# court - Monday 16 April, 2018

'I'm truly sorry': Ant McPartlin apologises for drink-driving crash

The presenter has been banned from driving for 20 months and received a fine of €99,500.

Parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans lose legal fight to fly to Rome for treatment

Alfie is in a “semi-vegetative state” as the result of a degenerative neurological condition.

Cork pensioner who persistently raped teenage step-daughter appeals 12-year sentence

The man pleaded guilty to 18 counts of rape and sexual abuse.

# court - Friday 13 April, 2018

Bankers were 'scared sh*tless' carrying out deals with Anglo Irish, jury hears

“It needs to be boss man to boss man.”

# court - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Official tells court that Sean Dunne is owner of €58 million Dublin 4 property

Dunne denies being the owner of the property and says it was bought in trust for his wife.

Court to hear application to cover Paddy Jackson's £100k legal bill

Jackson privately funded his defence, but he is now seeking to retrieve this money.

# court - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Teen jailed after 14-year-old girl coerced into sex over death threats to her mother

The judge said that the teen has shown a lack of insight into his actions.

Mother-of-three charged with burglaries and assaulting garda who was hit by car at checkpoint

The incident happened just before 11am on Monday on Macken Street in south Dublin.

# court - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Cosby paid €2.7 million to former employee who accused him of sexual assault, retrial hears

Some 60 women have accused the Cosby of being a serial predator, alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years.

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed

One of the men travelled to Ireland in a shipping container.

# court - Monday 9 April, 2018

Taxi driver cleared of not bringing passengers quickest route from airport to Temple Bar

Taxi driver cleared of not bringing passengers quickest route from airport to Temple Bar

The NTA had allegations that some taxis coming from Dublin Airport were failing to take the shortest route.

Manchester bank robber armed with bomb and claiming to be ISIS member jailed for 19 years England This post contains videos

Manchester bank robber armed with bomb and claiming to be ISIS member jailed for 19 years

His partner has been jailed for seven and a half years.

# court - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Two due in court over burglary and attempted getaway in Limerick

Three men were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning in the Castletroy area following an attempted getaway from an alleged burglary.

# court - Saturday 7 April, 2018

'Yes, your honour': Details of Conor McGregor assault charges read out in New York court

McGregor was released on a bail of $50,000.

# court - Friday 6 April, 2018

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

Man replies 'I'm innocent' when charged over murder of Polish man Michal Kurek

Kurek was stabbed to death last August.

# court - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.

Two men released on bail after appearing in court over assault of Laois footballer Daniel O'Reilly

O’Reilly was assaulted in the Potato Market area of Carlow at around 1am on Monday.