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#Courts

# courts - Today’s News

Dublin motorist who killed young mother during 'a micro-sleep' appeals jail term

Dublin man Anthony Handley was jailed for two years.

# courts - Yesterday’s News

Pat Whelan fined €3k for failing to keep proper record of fraudulent €8m loan

His colleague William McAteer will be sentenced next week.

Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly

A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.

Dublin man jailed for four years for being a member of the IRA

His number plate was found in the debris of a car bomb in Newry.

# courts - Friday 13 January, 2017

Mother and son appear in court charged with drug dealing

The boy is pleading guilty.

Teenage boy kicked his mother in head during assaults

The boy, who has mental health and substance abuse issues, left his mother fearing for her life.

Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital

The victim was hospitalised after suffering serious injuries during the incident earlier this month.

# courts - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years

Prior to the chase, gardaí told Andrew Allen his life was in danger.

Salesman faces jail over professional shoplifting scheme

He said he began the shoplifting enterprise because had built up heavy debt.

Former garda to be extradited to England to face manslaughter charge

Oliver Hurley had been sought for trial after Manolito Chando died on 9 April 2016, following an assault at a Salvation Army hostel in London.

DPP to appeal 'unduly lenient' sentences of burglars after homeowner died during crime

The two men had over 60 previous convictions between them.

Woman fined after dog found with its mouth taped shut

She had claimed she did not have a proper muzzle for the dog.

# courts - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Rolf Harris 'groped blind, disabled woman', court hears

The former TV star is accused of assaulting seven women and girls between 1971 and 2003.

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine

The abuse lasted for eight years.

Twink avoids having her home sold after paying off €18,000 arrears

The proceedings were struck out today.

# courts - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Schoolgirl who was forced into car 'thought she was going to be raped'

The car was stopped on the M1.

# courts - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Polish man who told gardaí trafficking charge 'is rubbish' remanded on bail

He answered “these are lies” when the second charge was put to him.

# courts - Friday 6 January, 2017

Woman charged with assault after woman mugged and stabbed in Drumcondra

The 33-year-old woman made no application for bail.

# courts - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Dún Laoghaire seafront group begins High Court challenge to cruise ship plan

The court heard that it was anticipated that a cruise ship would call every second day from April to September.

# courts - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Polish man who says he has a fear of flying has his extradition delayed

Piotr Skiba’s extradition was postponed two weeks ago after he refused to board a plane at Dublin Airport.

'People were forced to live in the same house for years': Two decades of divorce in Ireland

Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.

# courts - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

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Suspended jail sentences for four Chelsea fans over racist incident in Paris

Supporters prevented Souleymane Sylla from boarding the train on the night of a Champions League game in February 2015.

# courts - Monday 2 January, 2017

No one has ever been convicted of female genital mutilation in Ireland

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions said there have been no prosecutions despite the law being in effect for four years.

# courts - Friday 30 December, 2016

Man refused compassionate bail to attend grandmother's funeral in Limerick

Judges at the Special Criminal Court heard that he was a flight risk and could, potentially, interfere with witnesses.

# courts - Friday 23 December, 2016

# courts - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court

The schoolgirl was forced into a car and taken away, until gardaí intercepted the car on the M1 in Dublin.

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail

John McDonald had asked in 2012 to be given a chance to repay the victim but later fled the country.

# courts - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Former soldier jailed for punching and kicking ex-partner

The victim lost consciousness during the attack.

Man threatened to cut off penis of man he wrongly thought was a sex offender

Morgan Doran was one of four men who abducted a young man they wrongly believed sexually assaulted a girl.

'This conversation is well and truly happening' - Tears and cheers from Apollo House activists after day in court

It was long day in the High Court as receivers sought an injunction against Apollo House occupiers.

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

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Hutch relative in court charged with holding up Spar shop with fake gun

He and an accomplice held a gun to the head of the manager.

Mother says son's killing will haunt her for the rest of her life

Dale Creighton was assaulted at a footbridge in Tallaght on 1 January 2014, dying the next day.

Apollo House occupiers told to leave by 11 January

The High Court made the ruling today.

The High Court is hearing the case on whether the Apollo House occupation should end or not

The packed High Court has heard from some of the occupiers, who say that vacating the building will leave people homeless.

Man due in court charged in connection with murder of 59-year-old in south Dublin

The man, aged in his 60s, will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

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Apollo House occupation: Activists due before the High Court this morning

Lawyers for the receivers are seeking an injunction against the occupiers.

# courts - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Internet café manager jailed for six years for kicking customer to death

Zhen Dong Zhao kicked Noel Fegan to death after a row broke out over a 70 cent phone call.

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