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Courts

# courts - Yesterday’s News

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,

Two charged after garda rammed by stolen van

The garda remains in hospital, although his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

# courts - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Anglo jury to resume deliberations today

The jury deliberated for six hours yesterday and will resume this morning.

# courts - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Seanad committee wins appeal over Ivor Callelly expense claims

The Supreme Court voted 4-3 in favour of the Seanad Committee on Members’ Interests.

‘I did not intend to kill Reeva’ – Oscar Pistorius on the night he shot his girlfriend

The athlete gave more details about the aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in his Pretoria home last year.

# courts - Monday 7 April, 2014

Man cries in court as he apologises for attempting to murder his wife with a hammer

Andrzej Benko has been found guilty of attempting to murder his wife at their home in Dublin four years ago.

Increase in domestic abuse applications in courts ‘only the tip of iceberg’

There was a 20 per cent increase in applications for safety and protection orders but one group said women in dating relationships who are abused do not qualify for these protections.

# courts - Friday 4 April, 2014

Recordings show contact between gardaí and journalists was “beyond belief” – Ian Bailey’s legal team

The High Court heard today that the 130 tapes detail “hundreds and hundreds” of conversations.

# courts - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

42 prosecutions over substandard housing in Dublin city

Dublin City Council has a team of inspectors visiting rented accommodation on the North Circular Road.

From Business ETC Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it Stuck In The Middle

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it

Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.

# courts - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed

Syvia Deehan was knocked over and injured in the course of a ‘Ladies Night’ event at the Lough Inn pub in south Dublin.

# courts - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal Rent Day

The High Court said that Bewley’s rent should fall. The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal

Ickendel Limited, which is controlled by Johnny Ronan, is appealing the decision.

# courts - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Soldier charged with owning explosives-making guide The Anarchist Cookbook

British man Ryan Adam McGee is a rifleman with the 5th Battalion the Rifles.

Max Clifford’s penis measured during sexual assault trial

The 70-year-old PR guru is accused of a string of sexual assaults.

Dean Fitzpatrick’s stepfather has appeared in court charged with his murder

David Mahon is the partner of Fitzpatrick’s mother whose daughter Amy disappeared in Spain six years ago.

# courts - Monday 24 March, 2014

Child abuse support group oppose any sentence reduction for Athlone child rapist

The man was convicted of raping two young girls who were attending a birthday party last September.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# courts - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Boston College testimony used to bring veteran republican to court over Jean McConville

77-year-old Ivor Bell is accused of aiding and abetting in the murder. He was remanding in custody at a court appearance today.

Bankrupt Jillian Godsil takes constitutional challenge to run in elections

The campaigner is fighting to be allowed run in upcoming elections, despite her bankruptcy.

# courts - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Gas fitter to spend two years in jail over deaths of two school friends

Aaron Davidson and Neil McFerran died of carbon monoxide poisoning in August 2010.

# courts - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Man due in court over shotgun murder of 66-year-old woman

Mary Dargan died at the scene of yesterday’s attack, while her 27-year-old daughter was also injured.

# courts - Friday 14 March, 2014

From Business ETC McDonald’s workers claim their wages were stolen…by McDonald’s Lawsuit

McDonald’s workers claim their wages were stolen…by McDonald’s

McDonald’s Corporation faces seven lawsuits, while franchisees were included in five of them in California, Michigan and New York.

# courts - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Regulator ‘didn’t think it was appropriate’ to ask Sean Quinn about Anglo stake

Former CEO of the Financial Regulator Pat Neary met Sean Quinn but ‘didn’t ask him straight-up’ about concerns.

Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World

The claim was made by the paper’s former royal editor.

# courts - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Man freed from Death Row after 26 years as judge rules he was innocent

The 64-year-old was freed following new information which showed he was not present at the murder he was accused of.

Judge will decide today if airport strikes can go ahead

Unions are planning a four-hour stoppage at the country’s airports on Friday – and the DAA and Ryanair want to stop them.

# courts - Monday 10 March, 2014

Oscar Pistorius vomits in court as details of Reeva Steenkamp’s autopsy are given

The 27-year-old could be heard retching across the courtroom in Pretoria.

Man to appear in court in relation to multi-million euro cannabis seizure

A total of 120 kg of cannabis herb was seized in Coolock with an estimated street value of €2.5 million.

# courts - Friday 7 March, 2014

Dáil to close 21-year-old legal ‘loophole’ on incest

Under current law, a man can face up to life imprisonment if convicted, whereas a woman can only be sentenced to a maximum of seven years.

Suspects being questioned by gardaí ‘need greater protection’

The Supreme Court has ruled that anyone being held in custody who requests a lawyer cannot be questioned until they get legal advice.

# courts - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge

Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.

# courts - Monday 3 March, 2014

Man pleads not guilty to attempted murder of wife

Andrzej Benko has pleaded not guilty to the alleged attack on his wife.

Former minister Ivor Callely pleads guilty to false phone expense claim

The former Fianna Fáil TD and Senator has appeared before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court this morning.

Man in court over spate of armed robberies in Dublin city centre

Gardaí launched an investigation into the armed robberies at coffee shops and convenience stores over the past two months.

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

# courts - Friday 28 February, 2014

Man charged over stabbing in derelict Dublin pub

The 36-year-old will appear before a sitting of the Dublin District Court this morning.

# courts - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA ‘on-the-runs’ ? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the British Government cancel deals made with IRA ‘on-the-runs’ ?

The deals were made by former UK Prime Minster Tony Blair but should they be taken back?

# courts - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Dublin journalist accused of child sex offence at Croke Park

The 50-year-old former journalist was charged at the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

New Court of Appeal “will be up and running by October”

The Justice Minister this evening received approval for drafting legislation allowing for the court’s establishment, and named the President Designate.

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