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# Courts
Man who assaulted wife, hitting her twice across the head, gets suspended sentence
The man pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to the woman.
# number 27
Woman, who attacked and pulled clumps of hair from mum travelling with baby on Dublin Bus, avoids jail
Judge Martin Nolan noted that there were “pre-existing tensions” between the two families involved.
# 'untrustworthy'
Raped woman blasts courts system for allowing victims' pasts to be used against them
The woman, who was aged 19 at the time of her ordeal in 2015, lambasted the courts for allowing her to be portrayed as ‘untrustworthy’.
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# Court
Dublin man who attempted to sexually assault woman on her 20th birthday avoids jail sentence
The court heard that the man held the victim’s head in his hands and also ripped off her underwear.
# Convicted
Convicted of a €7.2 billion fraud - David Drumm was Anglo's man 'who called the shots' at the infamous bank
He will be sentenced on 20 June.
# Verdict
Former Anglo CEO David Drumm has been found guilty
The trial has been one of the longest-running in the history of the State.
# Anglo Trial
Jury asks to listen to phone conversations on second day of deliberations in David Drumm trial
They will deliberate for a third day tomorrow.
# Anglo Trial
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.
# Anglo Trial
David Drumm made decisions 'in good faith with no criminal motivation', court hears
Counsel for the former Anglo CEO was making closing arguments today.
# Central Criminal Court
Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes
Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008.
# David Drumm
Bankers were 'scared sh*tless' carrying out deals with Anglo Irish, jury hears
“It needs to be boss man to boss man.”
# Anglo Irish Bank
Judge warns David Drumm jury not to carry out research on social media
Judge Karen O’Connor said the jury must come to their own conclusion based on the evidence they hear in court.
# Dublin
Two men jailed for punching and kicking a female wheelchair user outside her home
The two men pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm.
# colm fox
Judge and lawyers pay tribute to lead garda investigator of Regency case
Superintendent Colm Fox was found dead on Saturday evening in his office at Ballymun Garda Station.
# Court
David Drumm authorised deals leading to falsification of bank's balance sheet, court hears
Drumm has pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud depositors and investors by “dishonestly” inflating Anglo’s deposits figure by €7.2 billion.
# peter sharkey
'He stole a piece of my soul and today I'm here to reclaim it': Child rapist jailed for 18 years
Peter Sharkey admitted to three counts of indecent assault, six counts of sexual assault and one count of rape.
# Assault
Pregnant woman 'truly believed' she would die after being beaten unconscious by husband
Muhammed Tajik was sentenced to three years in jail.
# repeated sexual abuse
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”.
# Courts
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
# Court
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.
# Wexford
Teenager who raped 15-year-old girl at house party jailed for three years
The court heard that several people at the party banged on the door and ordered the defendant to stop “what he was doing”.
# Courts
Former soldier pleads guilty to raping and sexually assaulting daughters over seven-year period
69-year-old Jerry O’Keeffe today pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his two daughters between 1980 and 1987.
# Rathfarnham
Louth man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder told gardaí they had “fully consensual sex”
Following his arrest the man asked gardai, “Who am I supposed to have raped? Is this the girl from Tinder?”
# Dublin
'What the f**k do you think we're here for?': Woman says Tinder date raped her in mountains
The woman said the accused left her on an isolated rural road before returning and raping her.
# Courts
Man accused of raping student he met on Tinder in Dublin Mountains
The man has pleaded not guilty.
# jobstown trial
Children's Minister says she believed Joan Burton was in 'great danger' during protest, court hears
Minister Katherine Zappone said she called 999 as she ‘didn’t see too many gardai’.
# Courts
'Will we let her go or hold onto her for the night?': Jobstown trial hears evidence from gardaí
“The protesters called us rats,” one garda told the trial today.
# jobstown
Former Burton adviser tells Jobstown trial she referred to 'f**king dregs' due to stressful situation
Karen O’Connell told the court she was not proud of using ‘bad language’ and said she was very upset at the time.
# Cavan
Childminder retrial collapses after juror researches it on the internet
The Director of Public Prosecutions will now consider whether to go for a third trial.
# Courts
Childminder pleads not guilty to causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby
The woman has pleaded not guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the baby.
# Jailed
Bank worker jailed after lodging over 140k into her and family's accounts
Alice Warnock was jailed for 12 months.
# Courts
Teen sentenced after he attacked three women in 'drunken rampage'
All three women said that they suffered psychological distress as a result of the assault.