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# courts - Yesterday’s News

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.

# courts - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Judge criticises Child and Family Agency after daughter taken away from mother

A judge criticised the Child and Family Agency for failing to have sufficient out-of-hours procedures.

# courts - Friday 15 August, 2014

From Business ETC Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe Courts

Was it legal? High Court refers PTSB bail-out case to Europe

The High Court could not rule on whether the move was legal.

# courts - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From Business ETC Property developer Michael O’Flynn: I can repay €24.9m loans “immediately” Payback

Property developer Michael O’Flynn: I can repay €24.9m loans “immediately”

A US investment fund had demanded that that he repay the loans but O’Flynn says they wanted him to default.

‘Proper procedures’ at Castlebar District Court in Celyn Eadon murder case

Celyn Eadon was mistakenly released from custody in February 2011 and killed his mother less than one month later.

# courts - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Dangerous driving orders issued by the District Court down 42% over eight years

Latest Court Service figures show changes in the driving offences dealt with by the courts over the past decade.

# courts - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# courts - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Why have there been no prosecutions for female genital mutilation in Ireland?

FGM was outlawed in Ireland two years ago, but no one has been convicted under the new law yet.

# courts - Thursday 31 July, 2014

‘We hope courageous Anthony Lyons victim feels she has got justice’

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said it broadly welcomes the re-sentencing of Lyons today.

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

# courts - Monday 28 July, 2014

Ivor Callely sentenced to five months in prison

The ex-Senator pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.

The Callely Controversies: From Fianna Fáil favourite to five months in prison

The former Fianna Fáil minister has been jailed for five months. But why has he proved such a controversial figure over the years?

# courts - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Irish courts can’t cope with any more cuts – Chief Justice

Reducing staff numbers any further would do “great and lasting damage”, she said.

# courts - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Man charged with rape of two young girls, after extradition from US

The British national was refused bail, after appearing before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# courts - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

No decision yet: Sentencing of former minister Ivor Callely delayed

The ex-Senator has already pleaded guilty to making a false expenses claims.

# courts - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Court rules that Dutch State ‘liable’ for deaths of 300 Srebrenica victims

The Dutch UN peacekeepers should have taken into account the possibility that these men would be the victim of genocide, the court ruled.

# courts - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Wayne Dundon and Nathan Killeen given mandatory life sentences

The Limerick businessman died after being shot in the chest.

# courts - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Woman in intensive care bringing case against hospital over ‘unwarranted’ symphysiotomy

Noreen Burns, 83, was subjected to a symphysiotomy after her child was born by Caesarean Section in 1959.

# courts - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 9 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

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