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#Courts

# courts - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Man who was told he 'must be a drug dealer' by Spar store director awarded €25k in damages

The incident happened in a store in Lucan, Dublin on 31 October 2014.

# courts - Friday 1 June, 2018

Irish Countrywomen's Association taken to High Court to stop destruction of ballot papers Ica

Irish Countrywomen's Association taken to High Court to stop destruction of ballot papers

One of its members has concerns about recent elections to the executive of the organisation.

Cavan man jailed for 15 years for sexually abusing stepdaughter and two other children

In a victim impact statement, his stepdaughter said her teenage years were ones of “sadness, isolation and depression”.

Man who caused €500k of damage to M50 eFlow system jailed for two and a half years

Tony Rochford said he wanted to attract media attention to his concerns about failures in a fire that killed two people.

Hit-and-run driver who killed jogger and set fire to his van jailed for five years

The van driver, Patrick Morgan, later realised he knew the deceased, Karl Robertson, when he saw the death reported online.

13-year-old remanded in custody after appearing in court over murder of Ana Kriegel

Hundreds gathered in west Dublin for Ana’s funeral service yesterday.

Suspended sentence for man who took part in violent hammer attack

Judge Cormac Quinn said it was a serious case of violent disorder and that Jason Hennessy had attacked one of the victims in a “most shocking” manner.

# courts - Thursday 31 May, 2018

# courts - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Jury asks to listen to phone conversations on second day of deliberations in David Drumm trial

They will deliberate for a third day tomorrow.

Man claims he was wrongly convicted and sentenced twice for same crash

The claim was made before the High Court by lawyers representing Luigi Forte.

# courts - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Jury told they must give unanimous verdicts in David Drumm court case

The jury will continue deliberations tomorrow in the former Anglo CEO’s trial.

# courts - Monday 28 May, 2018

Number of High Court challenges brought against housing development beside Dublin park

Number of High Court challenges brought against housing development beside Dublin park

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the development of 100 houses and 200 apartments beside St Anne’s Park.

TGI Friday's secures High Court injunction as Dublin branch faces being 'put out of business'

The temporary injunction prevents the landlords from taking possession of the premises at Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre.

Fair City star avoids jail sentence for punching and biting ex-partner

Actor Patrick Fitzpatrick, who played Zumo Bishop on Fair City, pleaded guilty to the assault.

# courts - Friday 25 May, 2018

David Drumm made decisions 'in good faith with no criminal motivation', court hears

Counsel for the former Anglo CEO was making closing arguments today.

# courts - Thursday 24 May, 2018

HSE accepts providing cervical smear slides for three women affected by scandal is 'critical and urgent'

The case of three women affected by the controversy was being heard in High Court today.

# courts - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Trial for Rihanna's former bodyguard, who is accused of harassing garda, delayed

Geoffrey Keating allegedly sent messages to the guard after being given his private phone number.

# courts - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Drivers fined almost €120,000 in crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

Fines ranging from €9,000 to €16,000 were handed down to 10 motorists yesterday.

# courts - Monday 21 May, 2018

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping

The jury continues to deliberate in the case of another man.

# courts - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'An entirely opportunistic claim': Woman fails to recover almost €30,000 seized by gardaí as proceeds of crime

The woman’s nephew, who is allegedly in an organised crime gang, was living in the same house at the time.

# courts - Friday 18 May, 2018

Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal

As an application was made at Belfast Crown Court to award Jackson his legal costs following the ‘not guilty’.

# courts - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

Squatters given four weeks to leave house owned by people who live in Australia

The brother and sister who own the Dublin cottage want to sell it.

Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

He then stole the woman’s phone as he left her house, a court was told.

# courts - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

# courts - Monday 14 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

Two women jailed for six years for plastic bag killing

The women told gardaí that they had been drinking heavily and taking drugs before a fight broke out and they put the bag over Ian Quinn’s head to frighten him.

Former Ros na Rún actor convicted of orally raping young woman after offering her a lift home

Garrett Philips did not inform his wife about the matter until the evening before his trial last month.

# courts - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Cocaine addict who agreed to move guns and ammunition for 'dangerous people' jailed

Stephen Keenan (31) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to four counts of unlawful possession of two handguns and bullets.

# courts - Friday 11 May, 2018

'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness

Judge O’Neill was the youngest judge of the judiciary at the time when appointed a district court judge by Government at the age of 42.

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

'Truly dreadful': Dublin man (20) jailed for possession of graphic child abuse images

Over 5,000 images and 328 videos were found on the man’s computer during a Garda raid of his Dublin home.

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

# courts - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Former juvenile home worker (51) gets suspended sentence for possession of child pornography

Gardaí recovered a laptop containing 24 images and 13 DVDs from the home of Philip Devereux.

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence

The man’s former partner said that on the night in question he had been “out of his bin” with alcohol.

# courts - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed

A garda witness said that “alcohol was the catalyst” for the attack.

Dublin man jailed for 'savage' attack that left victim with metal implants in face

“There was no real reason for the assault,” the judge said as Martin Maughan was sentenced to 18 months.

# courts - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of teenager at popular hiking spot in Dublin

The incident happened in June 2016.