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# Coronavirus
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.
# Louth
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.
# High Court
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.
# Courts
Man convicted by Special Criminal Court of Kinahan cartel murder plot
Liam Brannigan was charged with conspiring to murder Gary Hanley
# Rathfarnham murder trial
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.
# High Court
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.
# gareth brophy
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.
# Ian Bailey
Fresh translation of French Ian Bailey judgement handed back to State over 'translation issues'
Bailey was not in court for today’s brief hearing.
# Ian Bailey
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.
# liam branigan
'Aw, no, aw, no': Recordings of moment armed gardaí moved on alleged would-be killers played in court
The accused has pleaded not guilty.
# on trial
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.”
# migrant deaths
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.
# Court
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.
# covert recordings
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.
# Special Criminal Court
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.
# Special Criminal Court
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.
# Sligo
'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.
# enniskillen
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.
# samuel joseph tucker
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.