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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 4 November, 2016

Revenue sheriff suing RTÉ and plumber for defamation on Gerry Ryan Show

The show was aired on the national broadcaster station on 15 April 2010.

Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Schoolboy hurler awarded €15k after beer keg falls on his foot

The boy was playing at the time.

Friday 21 October, 2016

Dublin pub loses case after showing Premier League matches without proper licence

Long Island Bar on Dorset Street was accused of showing two matches without a proper licence.

Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Judge allows payment to mother but reminds her it is her 'moral duty' to provide for her kids

The woman applied for a payment from funds awarded to her children.

Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Judge throws out allegedly fraudulent car crash case at request of Zurich Insurance

The court heard that the insurance cover policy was taken out 26 days before the accident.

Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Dublin waste collector takes court action against Council over needle injury

The Dublin man said a new relationship he was in had ended as a result of the injury.

Thursday 6 October, 2016

Dublin couple fails to make payment on €1.2 million south Dublin home for two years

It has emerged in court that Niall and Evelyn Shanahan have become estranged.

Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Man who fell off hospital trolley settles €60,000 claim

The nature and extent of injuries were challenged in the defence.

Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Dubliners keep their house after Judge throws out vulture fund's repossession case

The two people at the centre of the case smiled as they left court this afternoon.

Friday 30 September, 2016

17-year-old girl sues uncle after €50k taken from account after death of her parents

The teenager’s parents passed away within two months of each other earlier this year.

Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Waterford doctor who lost his Ferrari in sports car deal has been paid €55,000

The trade was made on the basis that the Ferrari would part-finance the purchase of Dr Eddie O’Donnell’s dream car, a 2012 McLaren MP4 12C which he never received.

Friday 23 September, 2016

Family of four to be evicted from €3 million home next Friday

John and Dolores Quinn and their two children will see their Co Kildare home repossessed next week in the absence of further legal intervention.

Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'

The High Court was told today alleged confinement at the youth detention centre stems from what can only be described as a riot.

Monday 19 September, 2016

"You do not want to f*** with me" - CEO threatened to ruin former company, court hears

Former CEO of consultancy company Madcalm Sean McGrath allegedly threatened to “ruin” the firm if they did not pay him €135,000.

Thursday 15 September, 2016

Children in 'disturbing' sex abuse case to remain in care until next year

The children, who are both under the age of ten, will continue in the care of their foster parents.

No prosecution for parents accused of sexually abusing their two children

Legal action has been brought by the children’s foster parents in an effort to block them from being reunited with their natural parents.

Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks

The boys have been confined since a number of inmates gained access to the roof of the building.

Thursday 8 September, 2016

"Disturbing evidence" of alleged sexual abuse of children is heard behind closed doors

An application will be made to exclude media from courtroom during evidence by gardai.

Monday 22 August, 2016

Squatters in disused Dublin prison could face jail over contempt of court

The squatters had been told to leave the premises by midnight last night.

Friday 19 August, 2016

Judge says alleged sexual abuse of two children is 'most disturbing evidence' he has seen in 20 years

The children’s foster parents do not want them to be reunited with their biological parents.

Two sisters are fighting for their sister's will after she left €283k estate to her best friend

The dispute centres on the will of the late Celine Murphy from Straffan.

Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Man told his family to leave home after 'protesters followed him on motorway waving a placard' court hears

He said the car was being driven in an aggressive manner.

Man challenges planning permission for 'slurry power plant' beside his proposed family home

The High Court has allowed the applicant, who has health issues, to challenge the biogas facility.

Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Man set to be extradited to Czech Republic after seven years on the run in Ireland

He was arrested in Ireland on a European Arrest Warrant in 2006 and in 2009 the Supreme Court ruled he should be extradited.

Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Homeowners awarded €83,000 after armed gardaí burst into their homes

The case will cost the State €200,000.

Thursday 14 July, 2016

Maximum award of €60,000 given to 88-year-old woman 'trollied' in Dunnes

Christina O’Reilly was hit in the back while shopping with her daughter two years ago.

Mother who put her children in Tesco trolley which toppled loses €60,000 damages claim

The trolley toppled as the woman left Tesco.

Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Tenant claims ex-minister Ivor Callely locked her out of Chinese restaurant

The Circuit Civil Court heard that solicitors had been unable to serve callely with notice of court proceedings.

Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Dublin couple, who moved to Thailand to reclaim their son's child, to lose family home to repossession

Christopher and Elizabeth O’Brien’s daughter was supposed to pay their mortgage but had failed to do so, a court has heard.

Thursday 7 July, 2016

Civil servant takes case against gardaí who broke into his flat while he slept

Gerard Forbes was awoken by a Garda holding his window open at 7.30am.

Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog

The girl had been visiting family friends.

Thursday 30 June, 2016

Judge dismisses damages claim by teen who fell on broken bottle

The 14-year-old boy’s parents claimed the grass in the common area was knee-high when he fell on the bottle.

Tuesday 28 June, 2016

88-year-old could have assets frozen after partner she met at tea dance develops dementia

An Post has said it will hold onto more than €40,000 in an account Mary Cunningham has access to.

Garda injured while chasing stolen car awarded €36,000 in damages

Garda Brian Hanrahan made headlines when he was shot in the US last year.

Monday 20 June, 2016

Man who bought €1.26 million investment home hasn't paid mortgage in six years, court hears

The court also heard he owed €340,000 in arrears.

Monday 13 June, 2016

Dublin pub facing €38,000 lawsuit for showing Sky Sports without a licence

Sky claims that Molloys pub continued to show sports events without a licence.

Friday 10 June, 2016

Wife of convicted 'drug baron' fails in bid to recover share in €53k BMW

The car was set on fire by two men who broke into a garda compound in 2009.

Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Student awarded €10.5k after being 'humiliated' when security guards broke into toilet cubicle

Daniel Masterson denied smoking or taking drugs in the toilet.

Friday 20 May, 2016

Bank manager suspended over management of parents' bank account

The woman received a temporary injunction halting a disciplinary process against her.

Tuesday 17 May, 2016

After 40 years, one of Tipperary's big employers is going into liquidation

More than 130 jobs are in jeopardy.