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#Courts

# 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.

Should domestic violence be treated more seriously than public assault?

The Oireachtas Justice Committee thinks so.

# courts - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp’s killing “ruined our whole family”

That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.

# courts - Friday 10 October, 2014

Ian Bailey’s wrongful arrest case against An Garda Síochana is edging closer

Ian Bailey is taking a civil action claiming that he was wrongfully arrested.

# courts - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Businessman Breifne O’Brien jailed for 7 years for theft and deception

The 52 year old changed his plea to a guilty one today.

# courts - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Two life sentences for Sanjeev Chada for killing his sons Eoghan and Ruairi

The two young Carlow boys were killed by their father in July last year.

Chada family ‘grieving and learning to live without Eoghan and Ruairi’

“Eoghan and Ruairi will not be returning home” today, Kathleen Chada said in a statement outside court.

# courts - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland’s judges are struggling to ‘maintain services to which people have a right’

Ireland has the lowest number of judges per capita in Europe.

Five children taken into care after abuse allegations

The judge said that the children “lived in a bad place with bad people”.

# courts - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Slippery bandit: Man stands accused of stealing €2,000 worth of seafood

The 40-year-old man from Tallaght was also accused of stealing €6,000 worth of boat engines.

# courts - Friday 26 September, 2014

# courts - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Man in court over fatal road crash after garda pursuit

The 26-year-old was charged with dangerous driving causing death.

# courts - Monday 22 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.

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