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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C


3rd February 2023
# Charged
Anthony Stokes in court on cocaine and dangerous driving charges
Gardai arrested the 34-year-old on January 6.
Last week
22nd January 2023 - 4th February 2023
# Courts
Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch arrested for criminal trespass
Eddie Hutch Jr (47) was arrested at 10.56pm at a house six doors from his own home.
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5 great things to do in Dublin to make the most of the February Bank Holiday
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# Dublin Children's Court
Teen sentenced over Luas muggings, motoring offences and drug dealing
The boy, who cannot be named due to his age, pled guilty to a raft of offences starting when he was 15.
# alleged attack
Garda attack accused has bail terms set after officer suffers ‘permanent deformities to finger’
The court heard other gardaí witnessed the incident, and there was CCTV evidence.
Last month
January 2023
# refused
Bruna Fonseca murder accused refused bail
Miller Pacheco, 29, originally from Formiga in Brazil, is accused of murdering Ms Fonseca.
# M50
Fines totalling €262,000 handed to 17 motorists who dodged M50 tolls and failed to appear in court
Three commercial vehicle owners were each fined €25,000 today.
# Finglas
Man (39) appears in court over fatal stabbing in Dublin last week
Brian Hogan, 39, from the Finglas area died last Friday.
# three ireland
Three Ireland plead guilty to data roaming debacle which affected over 1,600 customers
A businessman who spent two days in Monaco ‘got a shock’ to find he had been charged €29,298.
# Court
Conor McGregor dangerous driving case adjourned due to flu
McGregor was arrested and charged with two counts of dangerous driving, being uninsured, having no licence, and failing to produce documents within 10 days.
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# Court
Obsessed US actor harassed Irish doctor for 20 years after three-week J1 summer relationship
For two decades, Steven Spenneberg constantly sent gifts and messages declaring his love to the woman he had last seen in 2004.
# Ballyfermot
Gardai get more time for DPP directions in Cherry Orchard car ramming case
Four boys were arrested in connection with the ramming of a Garda car, two 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds.
# Kilbride
Two men remanded in custody after being charged with murder of Mahamud Ilyas
The body of the 22-year-old was discovered wrapped in carpet in a field on 10 December, in Kilbride, near the Meath-Dublin border.
Last year
# Courts
Man accused of assault on Ukrainian woman in asylum accommodation
The court heard he allegedly held a door closed on the complainant in a ‘forcible manner’, keeping her in a room for three minutes.
# Dublin
Man accused of attacking woman and forcing her into boot of car
The court heard that alleged witnesses saw a man pick up and force the woman into the boot of a car.
# Murder Trial
Andy Cash to face trial over Tallaght triple murder
He will appear in court again on December 22.
# Children's Court
Youth who drove stolen bus for 30 minutes spared custodial sentence
The 17-year-old returned the bus and presented himself to gardaí.
# The O'Rahilly
Construction firm ordered to pay €3,000 over ‘technical breach’ in O'Rahilly house demolition
The building was once home to 1916 Rising leader Michael Joseph O’Rahilly.
# Courts
Fines totaling €164,000 handed to 13 motorists who didn't pay M50 tolls
A fine of €25,000 was given to a commercial vehicle owner who had 216 unpaid journeys.
# Courts
Suffering dog had ears cut to look 'more fierce', court hears
Stuart Hill has been ordered to pay €3,000 over the incident.
# dublin circuit court
Man extradited over alleged sex assault on three-year-old boy denied bail
Gheorghe Rafaila, 32, was extradited to Ireland from the UK on a European Arrest Warrant (EAW).
# Courts
Man charged with sexual assault on sleeping woman in hotel room
The defence solicitor said that the accused was very drunk and tried to ‘take a chance’ of reawakening sexual activity
# Herbert Park
Prosecution for developers who demolished 1916 O'Rahilly house to be 'resolved'
The house was bulldozed in September 2020 to use the site for a 12-storey apartment and hotel development
# Courts
Judge praises 'forgiveness' of Chinese woman pushed into canal by teenagers
The teenagers were found guilty of assaulting the woman at the 12th Lock in Castleknock in August 2020.
# orwell road
Man charged with ramming gates of Russian embassy in Dublin sent forward for trial
Desmond Wisley was served with a book of evidence at Tallaght District Court today.
# Cherry Orchard
Fourth teenager charged over ramming of garda car in Dublin
Gardaí have made five arrests in this investigation.
# Courts
Three teens charged over garda car ramming released on bail as two told to stay out of Ballyfermot
The boys are accused of various motor theft-related offences, dangerous driving, and criminal damage.
# Courts
Warrant re-issued for Ukrainian refugee who tried to get on plane without boarding pass
Marina Hrabar failed to answer bail for a second time by not attending her latest scheduled appearance today.
# Courts
Teen charged with endangering two Gardaí by allegedly speeding a car at them
The boy made no reply to the charges.
# Westmeath
Woman (48) appears in court charged with murder of two children in Westmeath car fire
Thelma, aged five, and her two-year-old brother Mikey were fatally injured when their vehicle went on fire at around 4pm on 9 September.
# Courts
New trial date set for former Cavan footballer accused of attacking journalist in Four Courts
Eddie Óg O’Reilly is charged with assault causing harm to veteran court reporter Ray Managh in 2018.
# Courts
Dublin swim coach to go on trial accused of sexual exploitation of three girls
Matthew Coward has not yet indicated how he will plead.
# Croke Park
Man appears in court accused of breaking Garda's nose during Garth Brooks concert
Gary Doyle was released on €1,000 bail pending directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions.
# Children's Court
Teen pleads guilty to stealing double-decker bus for 30 minutes
The court heard that the teenager, who had left his care facility in Cork, managed to get the bus started.
# Animal Welfare
Midwife pays up to avoid conviction over dog ‘eaten alive' by maggots
Chloe Rogers of Rialto, Dublin, pleaded guilty to an offence under the Animal Health and Welfare Act.
# diarmuid phelan
Barrister on murder charge must return to court for permission to return to his farmland
Diarmuid Phelan, 53, is charged with the murder of father of four, Keith Conlon.
# Cloverhill District Court
Dublin judge orders ‘all medical attention’ for Israeli man who claims to be on hunger strike
Shahar Hlinovksy is accused of assault causing harm to a woman earlier this month.
# Courts
Alleged bank raider had “this is a robbery” notes, court told
Evan Mitchell, 24 was charged with the robbery of an AIB and Bank of Ireland on 16 August.
# mullingar district court
Midlands €8.4m suspected cocaine seizure 'not flour, not baking soda', court told
Tim Gilchrist, 54, and Michal Luczak, 41, appeared before Mullingar District Court via video link.
# Gardaí
Taxi driver accused of raping young woman passenger in Dublin
The man, in his late forties, appeared before Dublin District Court today.
# Court
Alleged armed raider claims he was joking with water pistol at Dundalk service station
Counsel said his client claims he was “acting, joking, joshing around and playing around with a water pistol”.