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# courts - Saturday 28 March, 2015

The Graham Dwyer trial shows why some cases should be held in seclusion

The life and death of Elaine O’Hara and the details of Graham Dwyer’s predilections flowed out of this trial, but details could have withheld until a verdict.

Jury offered professional support after distressing and disturbing Graham Dwyer trial

The seven men and five women heard 45 days of disturbing and gruesome evidence.

# courts - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Graham Dwyer jury finish second day of deliberations

The jury asked to see a number of exhibits today as they resumed deliberations.

# courts - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Jury in Graham Dwyer trial asks for large maps and details of mobile phone contact

The jury will continue its deliberations today.

# courts - Friday 20 March, 2015

‘You will be doing the unpopular thing if you acquit Graham Dwyer’, jury told

The defence admitted that the case would be perfect for an episode of CSI.

# courts - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The 5 at 5: St Patrick’s Day

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Four men charged over car boot incident told to stay away from Stoneybatter

The incident occurred yesterday on Harold Road in Dublin 7.

Man made pay his ex-girlfriend €9,000 after posting a video of them having sex online

He uploaded the video to two pornographic websites three years ago.

# courts - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Doctor found guilty of dosing ex-wife with Xanax and drowning her in bathtub

The death had initially been treated as a suicide.

# courts - Friday 13 March, 2015

Graham Dwyer trial: “I’ve never come across a case like this during my whole service”

The prosecution has closed its case in the murder trial.

# courts - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Dwyer watched “erotic horror” movie the night before his arrest, court told

The architect told gardaí that he was not an innocent person but was innocent of murder, during questioning following his arrest.

# courts - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Court hears the text messages sent on the day Elaine O’Hara was last seen alive

Evidence was heard on the 35th day of the architect’s murder trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Becky’s laptop, mobile phone and tablet found in murder probe

Six people have been charged as part of the ongoing investigation in Bristol.

No Bunga Bunga! Silvio Berlusconi cleared of sex charges

The ruling comes after he was described as having a ‘dragon’s passion’ for teenage girls.

# courts - Monday 9 March, 2015

“I am your secret killer” – Jury hears of alleged text messages between Graham Dwyer and Elaine O’Hara

Members of the public were cleared from the gallery for a third time today.

Victim calls her rapist uncle ‘a monster’ as he gets 15 years jail time

Joseph Hogan was sentenced in court today as Sonia Stokes waived her right to anonymity.

# courts - Friday 6 March, 2015

Warning given before document, Jenny’s first rape, is read out in Graham Dwyer trial

Warning: Graphic content may upset some readers.

# courts - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Brian O’Donnell denies barricading himself inside Gorse Hill mansion

O’Donnell left the property to represent himself in court.

‘Someone will go to jail’: Judge in Graham Dwyer murder trial warns public about tweeting

‘Someone is going to spend some time in jail for contempt’ the next time it happens.

Graham Dwyer trial: Graphic detail of woman being stabbed and raped found in document

Jurors were warned that what they would hear today would be difficult.

# courts - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Government has paid €4 million to firms linked to Big Tobacco since 2013 Exclusive

James Reilly oversaw a €300,000 contract involving a law firm that had represented the tobacco industry when he was Health Minister.

Witness tells court Graham Dwyer fantasised about stabbing a woman to death during sex

Darci Day gave evidence from America via a video link.

Suspended sentence for man who raped wife’s teenage sister ‘too lenient’

The man raped his teenage sister-in-law while she was babysitting.

Joe O’Reilly’s bid for freedom hinges on evidence book in jury room

O’Reilly was convicted in 2007 of murdering his wife Rachel.

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The Supreme Court is leaving Dublin for the first time ever

It’s the first time the court has left the Four Courts since 1931.

# courts - Monday 2 March, 2015

Jury told Graham Dwyer sent 53 text messages to Elaine O’Hara in one day

The court also heard from the deceased’s friend who recalled a miscarriage.

# courts - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Mother accused of killing her son Hassan Khan cries during court hearing

Hazel Waters’ case was before the District Court today.

‘Irish citizens seen as a hostile party by Islamic resistance groups’, court told

The evidence was given during a case involving TDs Mick Wallace and Clare Daly.

# courts - Friday 20 February, 2015

Graham Dwyer ex-partner tells trial he fantasised about stabbing a woman during sex

Court hears that murder accused brought kitchen knife into bedroom with former partner and pretended to stab her.

# courts - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Four water charge protesters are going to jail

Five people will serve between 28 and 56 days.

Naked pictures and images of ‘mutilated bodies’ on Elaine O’Hara’s laptop, court told

There were 16 image files with pornography or BDSM content.

# courts - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Graham Dwyer trial: ‘Must get fit for the murder’ text message shown to court

There was also a message about getting “fit for murder”.

# courts - Monday 16 February, 2015

# courts - Friday 13 February, 2015

Calls for Portlaoise Courthouse to be moved after ‘mass gurrier brawl’

“Up to 60 people were involved in a wholesale chaotic brawl, fisticuffs and dangerous scenes of violence.”

# courts - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Friend suggested Elaine O’Hara should tell gardaí about man she was in a relationship with

Witnesses gave evidence on the 15th day of the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# courts - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Two men who met Elaine O’Hara through fetish website tell court about encounters

It was the 14th day of the trial of Graham Dwyer for the murder of Elaine O’Hara.

# courts - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Graham Dwyer drew map for gardaí to find two knives in his office, court hears

The trial of the man accused of killing Elaine O’Hara also heard from a tattoo artist about an email relating to a tattoo in a “private area”.

# courts - Saturday 31 January, 2015

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.

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