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Dublin: -1 °C Sunday 1 February, 2015


# courts - Yesterday’s News

Two women arrested after robberies of off-licences and chemists

The women will appear in court today.

# courts - Friday 30 January, 2015

‘I could no longer dance’: Survivor of symphysiotomy takes case against hospital

The woman is taking a case against the Coombe Hospital, which denies all charges.

# courts - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Jury hears how handcuffs, a leather mask and Elaine O’Hara’s keys were found at the bottom of a lake

The keys were identified by a Dunnes Stores card attached to the key ring which was in Elaine O’Hara’s name.

# courts - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Graham Dwyer trial: Heavy metal chains and document about being a slave found in Elaine O’Hara’s apartment

The court also heard today from the woman who discovered Elaine O’Hara’s remains in the Dublin Mountains.

# courts - Monday 26 January, 2015

Elaine O’Hara’s brother tells court that he believes he found her user profile on fetish website

Elaine told her sister that she had a miscarriage in 2011, her sister told the court today.

Fiona Doyle on new sentence for rapist father: “I’m not a victim anymore, I’m now a survivor”

Patrick O’Brien will now spend another 7 years in jail after it was ruled that his original three year sentence was too lenient.

# courts - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Here’s how much was spent on criminal legal aid in 2014

The expenditure has reduced by about €10 million in the last six years.

# courts - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Man appears in court charged with the murder of his mother in their Dún Laoghaire home

Fionn Braidwood, 30, appeared before a sitting of Dún Laoghaire District Court this morning.

# courts - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Paris says it will sue Fox News

Its mayor, Anne Hidalgo, made the comment today.

# courts - Monday 19 January, 2015

# courts - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Man (24) to appear before court following dissident republican crackdown

He was arrested in Dundalk on Friday.

# courts - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ryanair wins another ‘screenscraping’ case against a website

The airline has hit out at the sites, asking people to book on its own site.

# courts - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Ryanair says beware of ‘screenscraper’ websites that use its name to sell flights

The airline has won a case against a site that used its URL.

# courts - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

US asks Poland to extradite director Polanski over rape of 13-year-old

Polanski pleaded guilty to the 1977 rape, but left the US before he was sentenced.

# courts - Saturday 27 December, 2014

‘The foetus is regarded as a citizen’: How world media reported yesterday’s High Court decision

Ireland’s abortion ban has been thrust back in to the international spotlight.

# courts - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Court told ‘right to life of unborn’ greater than ‘right to dignity in death’

A ruling in the case of the pregnant woman who has been declared clinically dead will be made on 26 December.

# courts - Monday 22 December, 2014

Court tells Lovin’ Dublin to remove bad restaurant review from website

Kokoro Sushi Bento initiated proceedings last week.

# courts - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to be extradited from Brazil over €80m debts

Lynn faces charges in Ireland relating to property debts.

# courts - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Two men charged after being found in balaclavas near church

Gardaí seized a replica firearm from the area.

# courts - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

‘We said they can shove water meters up their arses, now they can shove concessions up their arses’

Justice Paul Gilligan said “The court cannot stand idly by while those who defy it go free”.

Clashes continue in Ferguson as cop who shot teen says he “did his job right”

Protests have been taking place across the US.

# courts - Monday 24 November, 2014

Court hears water meter installer called a resident a ‘Fenian b*****d’

Four men had been ordered not to break a 20-metre exclusion zone around Irish Water meter installers.

# courts - Saturday 22 November, 2014

What will anti-water charges TDs do if boycotters are brought to court?

Irish Water says it does not envisage bringing people to court, but what would the likes of Paul Murphy do if the company did?

# courts - Friday 21 November, 2014

Two more teens arrested after woman threatened at home with knives

A teenager was charged in court over the incident earlier this month.

# courts - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

# courts - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Here’s how many prisoners were given temporary release since 2009 … and never came back

Many are still deemed “unlawfully at large from custody”.

# courts - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Jailed former minister Ivor Callely granted bail after four months in prison

Callely is serving a five month sentence and is seeking early release.

# courts - Friday 7 November, 2014

U2 star’s former PA will serve full sentence of 7 years as appeal fails

Carol Hawkins was convicted of stealing €2.8 million from the U2 bassist.

# courts - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Court of Appeal sits for the first time, but they already have a ‘ready-made backlog’

The President of the Court said it is their goal to keep up to date with current appeals as far as reasonably possible.

Landlord fined €55k for not registering tenants

He was sent a number of notices about each tenant, but failed to register them.

# courts - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Apartment block that was evacuated over fire fears is to reopen

10 apartments at Kentwood Court in Co Meath were vacated a year ago.

# courts - Friday 31 October, 2014

Family of dead Irish woman say her photo was used in “graphic” horror film

The High Court has heard that the use of the photograph without the consent of the woman’s family has caused them great pain, distress and suffering.

# courts - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Kildare man’s privacy was not violated when he signed for cocaine addressed to fake diplomat

The package was sent to “Tony Tuto, Honorary Consul of the Republic of South Africa”.

# courts - Saturday 25 October, 2014

How many children were sent to detention schools this year?

There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.

# courts - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Sword-wielding teen who staged “one man rebellion” gets community service

19-year-old Jordan Buckley was wrestled to the ground by three gardaí after rushing the front door of Leinster House with a sword.

# courts - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

New appointments chosen to fill vacancies in High Court

Two serving judges were also appointed to the Court of Appeal.

‘You can protest, but you can’t stop them’ – Judge to water meter protesters

The judge declined to decide on a request from the company for a 20m exclusion zone around workers.

# courts - Friday 17 October, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# courts - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Man to face trial for having sex with a minor in the Dublin Mountains

The alleged offences occurred in the summer of 2008.

Man who sued MCD after breaking his ankle in Oxegen mud loses case

The judge ruled that his injury was not the fault of the promoters.

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