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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 12 March, 2020

Courts: Existing trials should be completed and no new trials should commence, in efforts to prevent coronavirus spread

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon made the statement in court today after receiving instructions by the High Court president.

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Man allegedly assaulted with iron bars, placed in car boot and told to pay £50,000, court hears

It is alleged the man’s home was also set on fire, the Special Criminal Court heard today.

Friday 14 February, 2020

Two men to be extradited to Northern Ireland for alleged attempted murder of PSNI officer

The men are wanted for attempted murder of a police officer and possession of explosive substances.

Monday 3 February, 2020

Man convicted by Special Criminal Court of Kinahan cartel murder plot

Liam Brannigan was charged with conspiring to murder Gary Hanley


Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Woman (22) denies dressing up as her grandmother in an attempt to conceal her killing

Stephanie O’Connor denied that she had killed or assisted anyone in killing her grandmother.

Friday 24 January, 2020

Essex truck deaths: High Court approves extradition of Eamon Harrison to UK

39 bodies were discovered in a refrigerated container in Essex in October last year.

Monday 13 January, 2020

Getaway driver accidentally set fire to trousers while trying to burn stolen vehicle after Dublin murder

Gareth Brophy has pleaded guilty to helping facilitate the murder of David Douglas.

Friday 20 December, 2019

Fresh translation of French Ian Bailey judgement handed back to State over 'translation issues'

Bailey was not in court for today’s brief hearing.

Monday 16 December, 2019

Ian Bailey arrested after High Court endorses his extradition to France

Bailey was convicted of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in absentia in a Paris court earlier this year.


Thursday 21 November, 2019

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Alleged Kinahan cartel murder plotters sniff cocaine and talk about shooting woman and baby, court hears

One of the would-be assassins was recorded as saying: “Baby or no baby, I don’t give a f**k.”

Monday 11 November, 2019

Essex deaths: Man facing 39 counts of manslaughter has 'modest means', court told

UK authorities allege that Eamon Harrison (22) delivered the trailer, where 39 Vietnamese nationals were found dead, to a Belgian port.

Friday 1 November, 2019

Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths

UK authorities allege he delivered the trailer to the Belgian port town of Zeebrugge.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Special Criminal Court to admit recordings from covert audio devices in conspiracy to murder case

Liam Brannigan (37), from Bride Street, Dublin 8, is charged with conspiring to murder Gary Hanley.

Monday 7 October, 2019

Secret recordings include man accused of conspiring to murder Dublin man discussing shooting

The prosecution say the court will hear “detailed discussions” about how Gary Hanley was to be shot.

Monday 8 April, 2019

Explosives found in Dublin car equal to over half amount used in Omagh bombing, court hears

John Roche (55) and John Brock (46) were last week found guilty of possessing 167kg of explosives in the boot of a car.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'Gardaí have no idea where she is': Warrant for woman who skipped bail after impeding garda investigation

Janice Brady hasn’t signed on with the gardaí since 15 February.

Friday 1 March, 2019

Judge allows extradition of John Downey in relation to 1972 murder of UDR soldiers

John Downey told detectives he believed “it was the DUP and not the DPP” who decided to prosecute him.

Monday 21 January, 2019

High Court orders extradition of man wanted in US to face manslaughter charges

Samuel Joseph Tucker is wanted after a high-speed single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a young woman.