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# courts - Yesterday’s News


# courts - Yesterday’s News

Teen to go on trial accused of €8k spending spree with stolen bank card

The 17-year-old is charged with 26 counts of theft.

# courts - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Court told that Ireland's largest independent linen supplier is insolvent

The 90-year-old company employs 380 people in county Wexford.

Boy, 14, jailed after being caught with 22 packets of cocaine and 9 packets of heroin

The judge said during his hearing, “It certainly comes across to me that he is a dealer.”

# courts - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Judge adjourns trial of 17-year-old accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

The former Tánaiste and her advisor were allegedly trapped for three hours at a Jobstown protest two years ago.

# courts - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Waterford doctor who lost his Ferrari in sports car deal has been paid €55,000

The trade was made on the basis that the Ferrari would part-finance the purchase of Dr Eddie O’Donnell’s dream car, a 2012 McLaren MP4 12C which he never received.

# courts - Monday 26 September, 2016

Problems with choosing impartial jury continue in the trial of Sean FitzPatrick

Sean FitzPatrick is facing charges of misleading the bank’s auditors about millions of euro in loans.

15-year-old boy went on rampage with car he bought online, court told

The boy wants to become a mechanic and bought the car cheap, replaced the battery and was planning on selling it.

# courts - Saturday 24 September, 2016

# courts - Friday 23 September, 2016

Teen caught carrying Taser stun gun spared jail

It was recommended that she be placed on supervised probation for six months.

Staff member at Oberstown threatened with screwdriver in latest disturbance

The High Court heard today there was another ‘serious disturbance’ at the youth detention centre this week.

"I wanted to dispose of myself" - victim impact statement of son who was raped and imprisoned in a box by father

The now 13-year-old boy’s father was convicted of nine counts of rape and one count of child cruelty.

Family of four to be evicted from €3 million home next Friday

John and Dolores Quinn and their two children will see their Co Kildare home repossessed next week in the absence of further legal intervention.

# courts - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Woman at risk of being made homeless brings court action against Dublin City Council

Her legal team argues it is wrong of the council not to give her credit for the eight years spent on the local authority housing list.

Girl, 16, placed in secure care over fears that she could be sexually exploited

It is understood the girl, who went missing recently, was involved with an older man.

Grandparents living in fear of grandsons who are terrorising them in their own homes

Two cases of alleged elder abuse appeared before Kildare’s family court this week.

# courts - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Schoolboy accused of false imprisonment of Joan Burton said he was "sorry" to gardaí

The 17-year-old boy denies falsely imprisoning the former Labour leader and her advisor Karen O’Connell.

Enlarged jury of eight women and seven men sworn in for Sean FitzPatrick trial

The trial is expected to run for three months.

Retired woman sues insurer for refusing to pay disability because she wouldn't take a test

48-year-old Tipperary mother of three Bridget Daly has taken the case against Zurich Life Assurance.

# courts - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Garda tells court Jobstown protest was 'like a rugby maul'

The detective inspector was giving evidence today at the trial of a teenager accused of the false imprisonment of Joan Burton and her advisor.

Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'

The High Court was told today alleged confinement at the youth detention centre stems from what can only be described as a riot.

# courts - Monday 19 September, 2016

Oberstown teen claims he received 'inhuman and degrading treatment'

The teenage boy is the fourth to bring a High Court challenge over allegedly being kept in solitary confinement.

"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears

Former CEO of consultancy company Madcalm Sean McGrath allegedly threatened to “ruin” the firm if they did not pay him €135,000.

"I worried what will happen if they manage to open the car doors" - Joan Burton

The former Labour leader and Tánaiste gave evidence today at a trial of a 17-year-old boy charged in connection with the Jobstown water charges protest in November 2014.

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins Tallaght Rally This post contains videos

Joan Burton arrives through Children's Court side door as trial of Jobstown 17-year-old begins

A total of 20 people have come before the courts over the 2014 protest. .

# courts - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Cash seized from man claiming it was for a 'ladies clothes shop'

An iPhone 5 was also taken from Gregor Fronc but subsequently returned.

# courts - Saturday 17 September, 2016

'Daftest crime ever': Man robbed €605 from off-licence and left €120 for staff member outside

The thief told the worker that he would “leave something outside”.

# courts - Friday 16 September, 2016

Doctor takes dealer to court for failing to deliver his McLaren sports car

The man traded in his Ferrari which was then sold by the dealership for €137,300.

# courts - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Children in 'disturbing' sex abuse case to remain in care until next year

The children, who are both under the age of ten, will continue in the care of their foster parents.

Claims teens were kept in solitary confinement at Oberstown are rejected

The case was heard in court today.

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children

Legal action has been brought by the children’s foster parents in an effort to block them from being reunited with their natural parents.

Teacher claims she was 'spied on' after bringing legal action against insurance company

Bridget Majella Daly claims she was placed under surveillance by a private investigator.

# courts - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks

The boys have been confined since a number of inmates gained access to the roof of the building.

# courts - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Man charged with dangerous driving causing death of dad-to-be

Brian Cleary appeared at Naas court this week.

# courts - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

Court wants to know if 14-year-old found with heroin was dealing or being used by gang to clear debt

Judge John O’Connor described the case as a horror.

# courts - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Judge says it's 'not unreasonable' for David Drumm to sign on at garda station every day

The judge at a hearing today did note, however, that it would be hard for him to leave the state without being noticed.

# courts - Monday 5 September, 2016

Shell fined €1k and ordered to pay €15k in legal costs over gas flaring

The prosecution was brought by the Environmental Protection Agency following complaints from locals.

# courts - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Dalkey café bar temporarily closed by judge over fire safety concerns

They relate to a wooden gazebo built outside the premises.

19 members of US Irish Traveller community charged with federal racketeering

Money laundering, illegal bank transactions and fraud are among the charges.

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