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Dublin: 14 °C Friday 19 September, 2014


# courts - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Two men charged in Carlow murder investigation

The man’s body was found yesterday morning in Graigowen.

From The Daily Edge Chinese court rules that a woman’s virginity is worth $5000 Virgin Territory

Chinese court rules that a woman’s virginity is worth $5000

A Chinese woman received the sum after suing a man for “violating her right to virginity”.


# courts - Monday 15 September, 2014

Referendum on establishing Family Court ‘not necessary’

The former Justice minister called for a referendum but department said one isn’t needed now.

# courts - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Four arrested for trespassing at ‘pyjama couple’ house in Castleknock

A group of protesters took over the house yesterday after the pensioners was evicted from it last month.

# courts - Friday 12 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Sentencing has been scheduled for 13 October.

# courts - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Judge criticises Child and Family Agency after daughter taken away from mother

A judge criticised the Child and Family Agency for failing to have sufficient out-of-hours procedures.

# courts - Friday 15 August, 2014

From Business ETC Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe Courts

Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe

The High Court could not rule on whether the move was legal.

# courts - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From Business ETC Property developer Michael O’Flynn: I can repay €24.9m loans “immediately” Payback

Property developer Michael O’Flynn: I can repay €24.9m loans “immediately”

A US investment fund had demanded that that he repay the loans but O’Flynn says they wanted him to default.

‘Proper procedures’ at Castlebar District Court in Celyn Eadon murder case

Celyn Eadon was mistakenly released from custody in February 2011 and killed his mother less than one month later.

# courts - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Dangerous driving orders issued by the District Court down 42% over eight years

Latest Court Service figures show changes in the driving offences dealt with by the courts over the past decade.

# courts - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# courts - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# courts - Thursday 31 July, 2014

‘We hope courageous Anthony Lyons victim feels she has got justice’

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said it broadly welcomes the re-sentencing of Lyons today.

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

# courts - Monday 28 July, 2014

Ivor Callely sentenced to five months in prison

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

The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison

The former Fianna Fáil minister has been jailed for five months. But why has he proved such a controversial figure over the years?

# courts - Thursday 24 July, 2014

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.

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