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# courts - Today’s News


# courts - Yesterday’s News

Irish courts can’t cope with any more cuts – Chief Justice

Reducing staff numbers any further would do “great and lasting damage”, she said.

# courts - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Man charged with rape of two young girls, after extradition from US

The British national was refused bail, after appearing before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# courts - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

No decision yet: Sentencing of former minister Ivor Callely delayed

The ex-Senator has already pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.

# courts - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Court rules that Dutch State ‘liable’ for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims

The Dutch UN peacekeepers should have taken into account the possibility that these men would be the victim of genocide, the court ruled.

# courts - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen given mandatory life sentences

The Limerick businessman died after being shot in the chest.

# courts - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Woman in intensive care bringing case against hospital over ‘unwarranted’ symphysiotomy

Noreen Burns, 83, was subjected to a symphysiotomy after her child was born by Caesarean Section in 1959.

# courts - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 9 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

# courts - Monday 30 June, 2014

Man robs restaurant with a scissors but is followed by staff member – he now faces charges

The robbery happened on Dublin’s Werburgh Street yesterday morning.

Opinion: As the Pistorious trial returns to our TV screens, let’s consider cameras in courtrooms

Would cameras in courtrooms encourage the public to engage with the justice system?

# courts - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Next week, Bewley’s Grafton Street could get a cut in its €1.5 million rent

The High Court has already determined the rent charged by a Johnny Ronan-controlled company should come down.

# courts - Thursday 26 June, 2014

The Irishman accused of Real IRA gun-running in Lithuania is to face a retrial

Michael Campbell was originally sentenced to 12 years in prison but his conviction was overturned.

Court tells department to give two children with Down syndrome maximum resource teaching hours

The High Court made the decision in a dispute between two families and the Department of Education.

# courts - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

A combined 132 years in jail for the men who killed the Taufiq family in arson attack

The victims were the wife and children of Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar, a Dublin-based neurosurgeon.

# courts - Friday 20 June, 2014

Court says bombers not protected as a journalistic source

A group claiming responsibility for bomb attacks in the Netherlands sent a letter to a magazine – and the publication’s offices were subsequently searched.

# courts - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Niall Collins sent letter to judge to inform him of the suicide of children’s mother

The mother of a convicted man’s four children died earlier this year.

From Business ETC Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn’t good for the Irish store Who Wore It Better?

Dunnes-v-Karen Millen goes to Europe, the result isn’t good for the Irish store

It’s a dispute over a woman’s top and shirt.

Fianna Fáil won’t comment on one of its TDs asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer

The party’s justice spokesperson Niall Collins is in the spotlight this morning.

# courts - Thursday 12 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# courts - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# courts - Friday 6 June, 2014

Woman charged after cash, jewellery and computers seized in Dublin raid

The woman was one of four people arrested as part of a major crime operation in Dublin.

# courts - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Dublin City and County Courts set for first overhaul in decades

With no change, the Court Services said they will have to cut back services.

# courts - Sunday 1 June, 2014

Man to appear in court over serious assault of elderly man

A 73-year-old man was hospitalised yesterday following an assault in Donegal.

# courts - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# courts - Thursday 29 May, 2014

No judgement yet in Anthony Lyons sentence appeal for Griffith Avenue sexual assault

The Dublin businessman had argued that a combination of cholesterol medicine and alcohol had cause the sex attack.

Six-month sentence for Anthony Lyons over sex assault appealed today

The sentence was already found to be unjustly lenient but the appeal has had to be re-heard.

# courts - Monday 26 May, 2014

Polish man appears in court charged with 2013 murder of builder

Bogdan Michalkiewicz was found in his apartment by his brother last May, having been stabbed to death.

# courts - Friday 23 May, 2014

Trial of Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park delayed as evidence is gathered

The arraignment of the 50-year-old will now take place on 29 July.

# courts - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Man appears in court after robbery of a shop in Dublin

The man in his 40s was arrested shortly after the robbery.

# courts - Friday 9 May, 2014

Rolf Harris was ‘nicknamed ‘The Octopus’ because of his wandering hands’

The presenter is accused of a string of sexual assaults against a number of women.

# courts - Monday 5 May, 2014

Cocaine and heroin involved in majority of serious drugs cases before courts

An overwhelming majority (93 per cent) of offenders were men.

# courts - Friday 2 May, 2014

# courts - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Opinion: Who was to blame – Anglo or the Financial Regulator? It’s a false dichotomy.

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair because Judge Nolan believes they were led into ‘error and illegality’ by the Financial Regulator? Well, the Anglo Tapes tell a very different story.

# courts - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Trial date set for Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park

The 50-year-old Dublin man faces 50 charges, including seven related to sexual acts with a child under 17.

No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer will now be assessed for suitability for community service.

Being named is “a big punishment” for man who sexually assaulted teen

“It’s really important to educate people around sentencing,” said Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop of the Rape Crisis Centre.

# courts - Monday 28 April, 2014

No sentence yet for Anglo pair as court hears more back and forth about legal advice

Anglo’s former lawyer told today’s sentencing hearing that he he did not know that the bank were intending to lend to the ‘Maple 10′ developers.

Max Clifford found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault

The PR man was found guilty of eight charges of indecent assault spanning two decades.

# courts - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Defendant shot mid-trial after attempting to attack witness with pen

Siale Angilau was facing charges of racketeering.

# courts - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Drugs gang accused appear in court

The men were arrested as part of a major operation yesterday.

Four to appear before court in connection with massive drug seizure

Another five men are still being questioned,

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