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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

Gardaí object to Berlin D2 renewing licence after Covid-19 controversy

Gardaí have formally objected to the bar retaining its licence.

Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Teen (16) threatened 'to cut taxi driver's head off', court told

The boy was convicted of production of a knife as a weapon and threatening to kill or cause serious harm.

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Teenage boy appears in court in relation to murder of man in Kilmainham

A man’s body was discovered in a laneway in Dublin 8 yesterday.

Friday 14 August, 2020

25-year-old charged with murder of fellow resident at Clontarf HSE hostel

Sean Murphy handed himself in to gardaí yesterday.


Friday 31 July, 2020

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith sent forward for trial to Special Criminal Court

Smith is accused of membership of the terror group Islamic State.

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Michael-Healy Rae tells court he was 'rattled' by 'bullet in the head' threat in Dublin traffic jam

Cianan Doyle, 35, was today found guilty of a public order offence in connection with the incident.

Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Deirdre Morley sent forward for trial accused of murdering her three children

She has not yet indicated how she will plead.

Monday 27 July, 2020

Man (48) appears in court charged with murdering his neighbour (77) in Dublin

Patrick McDonagh is accused of murdering Peter McDonald in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Friday 24 July, 2020

Lisa Smith faces additional charge of terrorist financing

Smith has already been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation under 2005 terror legislation.

Friday 17 July, 2020

Another delay in the case of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith

The 38-year-old former Irish defence forces member was due to return to Dublin District Court today.

Thursday 16 July, 2020

Boy (13) showed 'zero remorse' after torturing hedgehog to death and 'ran off laughing', court hears

A veterinarian who examined the hedgehog said it had been left mutilated and with open head and leg wounds.

Monday 13 July, 2020

Two men appear in court charged in relation to €1.2 million cocaine seizure

John Reynolds (62) and Andrew Lawlor (35) were arrested on Saturday.

Wednesday 1 July, 2020

William Eagers charged with murder of his wife Jean Eagers

The 60-year-old also faces a charge of producing a samurai sword.

Teen accused of rape in south Dublin suburb

The defendant was 16 when the alleged incident happened.

Grandfather sent for trial accused of manslaughter of 10-month-old grandson

Sean Wang died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin on 15 August 2019 where he had been in intensive care for two days.

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

25-year-old man charged with stabbing parents remanded in custody pending bail application

Conor Dreelan appeared via video-link at Cloverhill District Court.

Man (23) who allegedly wrote 'rat' in book of condolence for Garda Colm Horkan remanded in custody

The book had been left out at the counter in Blanchardstown garda station for the public to sign.

Monday 22 June, 2020

13-year-old boy accused of torturing hedgehog in 'lengthy' attack

The boy appeared in court in Dublin accused of torturing the animal.

Thursday 18 June, 2020

First juvenile prosecuted for breaking Covid-19 restrictions granted bail

Members of his family have been infected with the coronavirus, the Dublin Children’s Court was told.

Thursday 11 June, 2020

Garda detectives surrounded and attacked by 15 youths, court hears

The incident was close to a garda station in north Dublin.

Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Man (39) accused of sexual assault and false imprisonment of two women on same day

The man was extradited from England and charged today.

Friday 29 May, 2020

Boy accused of defilement of another young boy opts for jury trial

The boy, now aged 15, faces two charges for engaging in oral and anal sex with a child under the age of 15.

Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Veteran comedian Sil Fox cleared of sexually assaulting woman at Dublin bar

He pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault in December 2018.

Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Man (31) charged with 2016 murder of David 'Daithi' Douglas

Douglas, 33, was fatally wounded while working at a shoe shop on Bridgefoot Street, Dublin.

Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Man who broke Covid-19 laws to steal fuel given suspended sentence

Richard Kiely, who had been driving a ‘181-reg Skoda, had been reselling the fuel to help pay a debt

Thursday 14 May, 2020

Man and woman appear in court accused of perverting course of justice in fatal Dublin shooting investigation

Wayne Whelan was shot in the head before the car he was in was torched in Dublin on 18 November.

Monday 11 May, 2020

Teenage boy charged with rape at Dublin housing estate two years ago

The boy has not indicated how he will plead.

Friday 8 May, 2020

Man (54) to face trial accused of manslaughter of his 10-month-old grandson

The 10-month-old baby died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital 15 August last year.

Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Top defence solicitor accused of theft and perverting course of justice

The solicitor is accused of theft of €400 belonging to a Spanish man who had been a defendant in court proceedings.

Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Footballer Anthony Stokes appears in court accused of headbutting man in Temple Bar pub

The alleged incident took place during the St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin last year.

Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Woman to stand trial accused of attempted murder of two young sons

The court heard it was alleged that the woman made threats to kill while on a visit.

Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Man accused of attempting to bite and spit at gardaí refused bail

Radu Timoc was arrested yesterday evening for suspected drink-driving.

Friday 20 March, 2020

Man remanded in custody charged in connection with fatal collision in Killiney

Jacqueline McGovern was one of two women struck by a car as she walked on a footpath in Killiney on 10 March.

Thursday 19 March, 2020

Man (25) remanded in custody after being charged with robbery in connection with fatal collision

Jacqueline McGovern, 54, was struck by a car in Killiney on 10 March.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Woman accused of murder of Gareth Kelly 'medically unfit' for court

The 39-year-old died after being stabbed in west Dublin last month.

Thursday 12 March, 2020

Dutchman who caused 'pandemonium' with hoax Covid-19 claim on Amsterdam-Dublin flight jailed

Cabin crew began crying and passengers overheard and it caused upset, disruption and inconvenience.

Friday 6 March, 2020

Wife of Console founder to stand trial accused of fraudulent trading and concealing crime proceeds

Former chief executive of Console Paul Kelly took his own life on 9 February last.

Wednesday 4 March, 2020

Woman accused of knife murder of Gareth Kelly in west Dublin estate 'too unwell' for court

Christina Anderson was remanded in custody to appear in court in two weeks’ time.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Taxi company caught tampering with fare meter on one of its vehicles fined €2,000

It followed an investigation by the National Standards Authority of Ireland.

Woman charged with murder of man (39) following fatal stabbing in Dublin

Father-of three Gareth Kelly (39) died following the stabbing yesterday morning.

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