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#Courts

# courts - Thursday 9 November, 2017

DPC 'welcomes detailed analysis' by High Court after appeal by Alan Shatter upheld

The appeal concerned an infamous appearance by Shatter and Wexford TD Mick Wallace on RTÉ’s Prime Time in 2013.

Teenager killed in crash wasn't wearing seatbelt because she dropped her phone, court told

The driver of the car, an older friend, was a learner driver and unaccompanied.

Man violently attacked home of ex-girlfriend because he couldn't deal with breakup, court hears

Derek Shevlin had a imitation gun when he went to his ex-girlfriend’s family home

# courts - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder

66-year-old Donal Colgan was convicted today at his second trial for the murder of David Sheridan in August 2014.

UK Lotto millionaire accused of child sex offences has 44 extra charges brought against him

The offences offences include rape, sexual assault and child pornography charges.

Garda fear 'loss of life' as gangland feud 'erupts' on south side of Limerick, court told

Gardaí outlined their concerns during bail hearings for two men charged in connection with the shooting of a man.

# courts - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Body of young girl 'concealed' by herd of cows following fatal Kerry crash, court hears

14-year-old Caitlin Taylor died after the car in which she was a passenger left the road near Scartaglen, Co Kerry, on a night in June 2014.

Lawyer for TV fitness instructor found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend calls her statement 'outlandish'

Mother-of-two Emma Murphy had already told a court she was punched in the face in front of their children when she confronted Usanga about cheating.

Man to be sentenced for defiling teenage girl after Wesley disco

The man has pleaded guilty.

# courts - Monday 6 November, 2017

'Any loud noise sends shivers down our spines': Family says life has changed since gunpoint robbery

The gang was armed with a sawn-off shotgun, a sledge hammer, and a baseball bat, Limerick Circuit Court heard.

A partnership linked to broadcaster Gay Byrne is being sued for €1.2 million

The case relates to a loan acquired by a fund from the Bank of Scotland.

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Sisters abused by father: 'I didn't deserve this, my innocence to be taken away from me'

Jerry O’Keeffe (68) has pleaded guilty to three charges of rape and a number of sexual assault charges.

Retired soldier who raped daughter and regularly abused another jailed for 10 years

Justice Patrick McCarthy said it is “hard to find words to describe each new outrage inflicted on these children”.

Garda who suffered internal injuries during violent arrest awarded €36k in compensation

Garda Nicola Gorman was kicked and punched in the ribs, chest and lower back by a man who was resisting arrest.

Serial killer Mark Nash launches appeal against double murder conviction

The Court of Appeal heard today that Nash case is “in some senses extraordinary”.

# courts - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years

He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.

# courts - Friday 3 November, 2017

Judge says Fianna Fáil councillor 'wriggled like a worm at the end of a hook' and told 'a pack of lies'

Alan O’Callaghan was faced with a fixed charge penalty notice prosecution.

Four men jailed over sexual exploitation of young girls in Newcastle

They were found guilty of 22 separate offences.

Fugitive murderer who escaped from Derry prison is arrested in Dublin, then released

Stephen Henry failed to return to Magilligan Prison in Northern Ireland earlier this week.

Getaway driver sentenced after two off-duty gardaí caught him during a service station robbery

Robert Patchell has been given a three-year suspended sentence.

Mother and son awarded €20,000 after 'explosion of raw sewage' in bathroom

Patricia Powell and her son were awarded the damages against Fingal County Council and Irish Water.

Dublin star Connolly 'acted despicably' in civil case over assault, court told

Connolly pleaded guilty to the assault.

'Cramped, grim courts are no place for children': Calls for improved family courts to be rolled out

The Law Society of Ireland says a 21st century approach to family law is needed.

# courts - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Man jailed for causing €1.25 million damage to apartment complex after setting it alight

John McGovern set fire to the complex after a “vicious attack” on his girlfriend.

Ennis teen needed 100 stitches after being attacked with blades and carpet knife

The teen’s pregnant sister was also attacked by the two men.

Ireland's 'unfit' corporate watchdog is about to get a major overhaul

The ODCE was roundly criticised for its role in the collapse of the case against Sean FitzPatrick.

Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate

The court heard the boy had to stand on an unsteady stool to wash his hands in the bathroom when he was two years old.

# courts - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Teen says she's lucky she wasn't blinded in stiletto attack by girl after school graduation

Today a judge warned the teenage attacker she faces jail if she does not co-operate with the Probation Service.

High Court judge refuses to allow residents appeal Apple data centre decision

Mr Justice Paul McDermott dismissed the residents’ case last month.

Former senior Anglo banker Tiarnan O'Mahoney cleared of all charges against him

O’Mahony had been charged with conspiring to destroy or falsify records of accounts connected to the bank’s former chief executive Sean FitzPatrick

Referee launches court action against Irish Rugby Football Union over dismissal

McHugh had held the role of Referee Performance Manager.

# courts - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Child who allegedly developed acute bronchitis from damp and mould at former home awarded €20,000 damages

The court heard that Dawid Szafirowski, now aged six, had three times been referred to accident and emergency units and twice detained for treatment of his illness.

Trial of former senior Anglo banker Tiarnan O'Mahoney collapses

Judge Martin Nolan told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that he intends to direct the jury tomorrow to acquit Tiarnan O’Mahoney.

IRA member becomes only the second person ever convicted of directing terrorism in Ireland

Two men discussed an operation involving explosives in the run-up to the State visit of Prince Charles two years ago.

# courts - Monday 30 October, 2017

Man left needing 500 stitches to head after being allegedly 'slashed and stabbed' as part of family feud

Gardaí said the alleged incident was linked to a long running feud between the three men’s families.

Three men due in court over Limerick assault

A man in his 30s was brought to hospital with apparent stab wounds.

# courts - Friday 27 October, 2017

Retired surgeon claims he 'has no memory' of treating those who accused him of indecent assault

Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys.

Limerick biker given life sentence for murder of man in rival motorbike gang

The dead man’s family said the deceased is a “hero” who will never be forgotten.

Garda Detective Eve Doherty guilty of harassing State solicitor to be placed in custody on Monday

The judge set a sentence date of 19 January 2018.

# courts - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Woman who bought knife and life-like dummy for husband found guilty of terrorism in England

The dummy was found in their home with slash marks all over it.

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