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Today’s News

Man to face trial over hit-and-run that left mother-of-three dead in south Dublin

Jacqueline McGovern was struck by a car as she walked on a footpath, she was pronounced dead the following morning.

Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Extra charge brought against man accused of carrying out attacks on Luke Kelly statues

The man allegedly “threw a large amount of paint” over the statue on South King Street in Dublin city centre.

Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Bail granted to man (47) accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue

The man was arrested on Monday and held at Store Street Garda station where he was charged with criminal damage.

Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Top criminal solicitor sent for trial accused of theft and perverting course of justice

Cahir O’Higgins, 45, appeared at Dublin District Court today.

Wednesday 20 May, 2020

‘Barbaric’ circumcision accused admits endangering baby’s life

The baby needed emergency urgent medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.

Thursday 26 March, 2020

Father and son denied bail after being accused of spitting on two gardaí

Judge Miriam Walsh was told a crowd gathered around as a drug search got “out of hand”.


Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Dublin City Council starts legal bid to remove 'Horseboy' and David Attenborough murals

The murals did not have permission of the city’s planning department.

Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Saturday 21 December, 2019

Man (23) accused of using Snapchat for witness intimidation remanded in custody for Christmas

On conviction, the charge carries a possible 10-year sentence.

Thursday 19 December, 2019

Three men charged with attacking QIH director Kevin Lunney denied bail in High Court

The three men were charged with assault causing harm and false imprisonment.

Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith granted bail

She is accused of being a member of a terrorist organisation.

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Sewage that could fill two Olympic swimming pools flowed into Malahide marina, court hears

Irish Water pleaded guilty to offences under the Waste Water Discharge regulations.

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Prosecution relies on RTÉ footage in Hyde and Seek crèche trial, judge told

A trial is expected to begin next February.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Sexual assault charge against entertainer Al Porter dropped

He had been accused of a sexual assault in late 2016 in Dublin.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

Man who stole Apostle head from National Waxwork Museum as a prank apologises in court

A 33-year-old woman who was the co-defendant is facing a separate court date.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Second man in court over gunpoint robbery of tourists near Guinness Storehouse

Gareth Mallon made no application for bail when he appeared before Judge Treasa Kelly .

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video went viral to plead guilty

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Poodle owner cleared of breaking animal welfare laws over locked Tesla during heatwave

The trial heard Ross Hunt’s small toy poodle dog was seen inside the Tesla for about an hour.

Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Man charged over €1m heroin seizure following joint operation between gardaí and UK police

Seven kilos of heroin were seized in raids in Dublin and Meath.

Friday 16 August, 2019

Solicitor tells court Tusla needs to ‘get their act together’ about putting youths in hostels

The teen has been charged in connection with an alleged incident at a Spar shop on Drumcondra Road.

Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Man charged with attacking two gardaí and defecating in patrol van and cell

He will face his next hearing at Cloverhill District Court on Thursday.

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Ex-rugby coach John McClean too sick to leave hospital to appear in court to face charges

McClean had been charged over 43 allegations of assaulting boys at Terenure College in the 1970s and 1980s.

Monday 22 July, 2019

Garda helicopter 'struggled to keep up' with boy driving up to 240km/h, court hears

The drive ended when the car collided with Garda armed response unit on the N7.

Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Man to stand trial accused of racist attack on taxi driver after video of alleged incident went viral

Clive Mason appeared before Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Garda with 15 years' experience pleads guilty to possession of €100 worth of cocaine

The garda was found with approximately 1.6 grammes of the drug in 2018.

Friday 7 June, 2019

DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect

However, he was released within minutes after lodging a notice of appeal.

Monday 3 June, 2019

Truck driver charged over fatal collision with pedestrian

He was charged with dangerous driving causing death.

Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Teenager charged with fatal stabbing of Azzam Raguragui in south Dublin park

The 18 year-old was fatally stabbed in Finsbury Park on 10 May.

Thursday 23 May, 2019

Teen (18) denied bail after loaded sub-machine gun found wrapped in tea towel in bin

He was remanded in custody to appear on 30 May at Cloverhill District Court.

Tuesday 14 May, 2019

DPP employee goes on trial for allegedly sharing information about arrest of suspect in dissident's murder

The service officer is accused of breaking the Official Secrets Act.

Monday 13 May, 2019

Boy (16) had semi-automatic weapon 'fully loaded and ready for use' under his bed, court hears

The boy was accused of unlawful possession of the gun and ammunition in December 2018.

Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears

The boy has been accused of unlawful possession of a Walther PPQ 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

Thursday 11 April, 2019

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards

Judge Michael Coghlan’s comment during a sitting of Dublin District Civil Court today.

Monday 4 February, 2019

Man sent to trial accused of endangerment of life over alleged circumcision carried out on baby

The infant needed emergency medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.

Thursday 24 January, 2019

Man pleads guilty to assaulting two workers after running onto tarmac at Dublin Airport

Patrick Kehoe will be sentenced in April.

Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Dublin man to go on trial over alleged online harassment of women over seven-year period

Charges were made against Brendan Doolin following an 18-month Garda investigation.

Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Former Terenure College rugby coach sent for trial over indecent assault of nine boys

Some of the complainants feature in multiple counts, including one who had made 14 allegations.

Tuesday 11 December, 2018

DPP employee to go on trial charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act

The case relates to files pertaining to the murder of Peter Butterly.

Monday 26 November, 2018

Woman banned for life from owning pets after keeping starved husky in emaciated state in her flat

Amy Lee, with an address at School Street Flats, Dublin 8, was prosecuted for neglecting her husky named Sky.

Monday 15 October, 2018

Soccer referee sent for trial accused of €1.8 million arson attack on Flyefit gym

The gym was gutted by fire after a car was driven through its front door and set ablaze.

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