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Thursday 29 July, 2021

'Singing’ priest Tony Walsh accused of sexually abusing a boy in Dublin in the 1980s
# Court
# Court

'Singing’ priest Tony Walsh accused of sexually abusing a boy in Dublin in the 1980s

Thu 5:44 PM 26,609 Views 0 Comments

Tony Walsh is charged with two counts of indecent assault of a male between January 1983 and December 1985.

Monday 26 July, 2021

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing
# Barclay Chemicals Manufacturing

Weed killer company to pay €5,000 to charity over pollution in River Tolka

Jul 26th 2021, 5:13 PM 28,726 Views 0 Comments

An inspector said the firm discharged 5,000 times the limit of glyphosate that should be in groundwater.

Friday 23 July, 2021

15-year-old boy faces trial on rape and sexual assault charges
# Courts
# Courts

15-year-old boy faces trial on rape and sexual assault charges

Jul 23rd 2021, 10:46 PM 53,588 Views 0 Comments

The offences are alleged to have taken place at his home on a date in March this year.

Monday 19 July, 2021

Man fined €15,000 after failing to pay tolls for 648 trips on motorway
# Courts
# Courts

Man fined €15,000 after failing to pay tolls for 648 trips on motorway

Jul 19th 2021, 7:00 PM 63,556 Views 52 Comments

Some 47 motorists had been summonsed to appear at Dublin District Court today.

Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Man accused of lewd act in public toilet grabbed garda during incident, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of lewd act in public toilet grabbed garda during incident, court hears

Jul 6th 2021, 5:19 PM 40,794 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to engaging in offensive conduct of a sexual nature.

Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Man appears in court charged with the murder of his father
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

Man appears in court charged with the murder of his father

Jun 22nd 2021, 12:04 PM 18,490 Views 0 Comments

Harry Sheeran, 65, was found in his home in Firhouse, Dublin and died early yesterday morning.

Monday 14 June, 2021

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday

Jun 14th 2021, 5:56 PM 50,072 Views 9 Comments

The hoax occurred in Terminal 1 after Portuguese chef Adriano Rocha missed two flights home.

Monday 31 May, 2021

Teenage boys found guilty of sexually assaulting their friend (13) in a park
# Courts
# Courts

Teenage boys found guilty of sexually assaulting their friend (13) in a park

May 31st 2021, 9:30 PM 60,155 Views 0 Comments

The defendants were aged 14 at the time of the alleged incident.

Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870k from TV station sent for trial
# Theft
# Theft

Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870k from TV station sent for trial

May 31st 2021, 2:56 PM 28,202 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Walton and her partner have not yet indicated how they will plead.

Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge

May 26th 2021, 6:54 PM 26,543 Views 0 Comments

A video clip was of the event on 14 August last prompted outrage.

Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Climate activist spared trial over graffiti attack on government building
# Extinction Rebellion
# Extinction Rebellion

Climate activist spared trial over graffiti attack on government building

May 25th 2021, 5:43 PM 16,224 Views 0 Comments

Extinction Rebellion Ireland members staged a protest outside the courthouse in support of Orla Murphy.

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Homeless man remanded in custody charged over serious attack on woman in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Homeless man remanded in custody charged over serious attack on woman in Dublin

Updated May 20th 2021, 7:30 PM 50,208 Views 0 Comments

Dean Paget has not yet indicated how he will plead.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Woman sent for trial accused of sharing photo of Boy A in Ana Kriegel murder case

May 11th 2021, 6:27 PM 22,426 Views 0 Comments

Boy A was aged 13 at the time of the murder and as a juvenile defendant he has the legal right to anonymity.

Thursday 6 May, 2021

Man appears in court over murder of pensioner in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man appears in court over murder of pensioner in Dublin

May 6th 2021, 6:09 PM 16,275 Views 0 Comments

The victim was originally from Hong Kong but had lived for several years in a flat just off Dublin’s Cork Street.

Monday 26 April, 2021

Teenager (16) gets deferred sentence for attack on boy detained in Oberstown
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Teenager (16) gets deferred sentence for attack on boy detained in Oberstown

Apr 26th 2021, 3:43 PM 15,744 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin Children’s Court was told the pair “hit the injured party a number of times while in Oberstown Detention Centre.”

Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines
# Berlin D2
# Berlin D2

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines

Apr 21st 2021, 7:17 PM 18,080 Views 0 Comments

Footage emerged in August of non-compliance with social distance guidelines at the bar.

Monday 29 March, 2021

Group of 10 broke into house to attack pensioners, court told
# Dublin
# Dublin

Group of 10 broke into house to attack pensioners, court told

Mar 29th 2021, 6:38 PM 40,864 Views 0 Comments

The incident is connected to a local feud, Dublin District Court heard.

Thursday 11 March, 2021

Schoolboy charged with raping  girl at Dublin park
# Dublin Children's Court
# Dublin Children's Court

Schoolboy charged with raping girl at Dublin park

Mar 11th 2021, 2:43 PM 72,020 Views 0 Comments

He is accused of raping and sexually assaulting the girl over two successive dates in 2020.

Thursday 4 March, 2021

Man (64) accused of running bogus legal advice service found hiding in bushes by gardaí, court hears
# David Williams
# David Williams

Man (64) accused of running bogus legal advice service found hiding in bushes by gardaí, court hears

Mar 4th 2021, 9:21 PM 47,436 Views 0 Comments

David Williams was charged with 14 fraud offences.

Saturday 20 February, 2021

Top criminal defence solicitor charged with assaulting lawyer
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Top criminal defence solicitor charged with assaulting lawyer

Feb 20th 2021, 1:39 PM 41,167 Views 0 Comments

Cahir O’Higgins, 46, whose practice is based at Dublin’s Parkgate Street, was arrested on Friday.

Thursday 18 February, 2021

Charge dropped against man accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue
# King Street
# King Street

Charge dropped against man accused of vandalising Luke Kelly statue

Feb 18th 2021, 5:01 PM 22,824 Views 0 Comments

Michael Dunne was accused of criminal damage to the Luke Kelly statue on South King Street

Saturday 30 January, 2021

Man accused of attempted murder of ex-boss at Dublin pub
# Elphin Bar
# Elphin Bar

Man accused of attempted murder of ex-boss at Dublin pub

Updated Jan 30th 2021, 2:05 PM 84,974 Views 0 Comments

Paul Smith was rushed to Beaumont Hospital with serious injuries.

Thursday 28 January, 2021

Two teens accused of attacking detainee in Oberstown Detention Centre
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Two teens accused of attacking detainee in Oberstown Detention Centre

Jan 28th 2021, 3:36 PM 20,272 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the injured party chipped a tooth and needed dental care.

Thursday 3 December, 2020

Man accused of attempted abduction of eight-year-old girl in supermarket sent for trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of attempted abduction of eight-year-old girl in supermarket sent for trial

Dec 3rd 2020, 7:30 PM 48,616 Views 0 Comments

It was alleged the accused approached the girl while her mother had her back turned.

Thursday 19 November, 2020

Couple charged in connection with stealing €130k from Virgin Media
# Theft
# Theft

Couple charged in connection with stealing €130k from Virgin Media

Nov 19th 2020, 2:45 PM 45,753 Views 0 Comments

The man and woman, who have not yet entered pleas, were remanded on continuing bail.

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year
# Courts
# Courts

Two teenagers charged with rape of female in Dublin last year

Nov 10th 2020, 5:38 PM 53,138 Views 0 Comments

The pair are accused of rape of the same female on a date in April 2019.

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial
# Sent For Trial
# Sent For Trial

Teenage boy accused of raping girl sent forward for trial

Nov 5th 2020, 2:55 PM 36,749 Views 0 Comments

The boy was served with the book of evidence today.

Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Two men jailed for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey get appeal hearing date
# Courts
# Courts

Two men jailed for drunkenly sailing yacht up the Liffey get appeal hearing date

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:16 PM 32,533 Views 0 Comments

The yacht skipper claimed it was his “God-given right” to sail on the Liffey during the incident.

Wednesday 28 October, 2020

10 accused of sharing pictures or naming boys who murdered Ana Kriegel
# Court
# Court

10 accused of sharing pictures or naming boys who murdered Ana Kriegel

Updated Oct 28th 2020, 2:14 PM 54,986 Views 0 Comments

The ten people were investigated and had their cases listed in court today.

Thursday 15 October, 2020

Two boys offered €10k compensation after drinking out-of-date milk from Tesco
# Sour Milk
# Sour Milk

Two boys offered €10k compensation after drinking out-of-date milk from Tesco

Oct 15th 2020, 4:43 PM 84,886 Views 0 Comments

The milk was bought from Tesco in Ashbourne on 29 December last, three days after the expiry date on the bottle.

Thursday 8 October, 2020

Former RTÉ producer charged with 17 child sex offences unable to take up bail, court hears
# Charged
# Charged

Former RTÉ producer charged with 17 child sex offences unable to take up bail, court hears

Oct 8th 2020, 4:44 PM 44,382 Views 0 Comments

KIeran Creaven faced his second hearing when he appeared at Cloverhill District Court today.

Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Man (61) charged with murder of elderly mother after fatal assault in Clontarf
# Courts
# Courts

Man (61) charged with murder of elderly mother after fatal assault in Clontarf

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 7:33 PM 34,105 Views 0 Comments

Neasa Murray, 88, received fatal injuries after an assault on Sunday.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

Irish former footballer and ex-coach both remanded in custody over €3 million heroin seizure
# Cloverhill District Court
# Cloverhill District Court

Irish former footballer and ex-coach both remanded in custody over €3 million heroin seizure

Aug 13th 2020, 5:18 PM 59,487 Views 0 Comments

Keith Quinn made no reply to the charge and Andrew Noonan said ‘no comment’.

Tuesday 11 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 11th 2020, 2:48 PM 30,367 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

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

Jul 22nd 2020, 4:18 PM 16,801 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 14th 2020, 3:10 PM 22,227 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 16th 2020, 3:42 PM 40,138 Views 0 Comments

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

Wednesday 20 May, 2020

‘Barbaric’ circumcision accused admits endangering baby’s life
# Philip Ogbewe
# Philip Ogbewe

‘Barbaric’ circumcision accused admits endangering baby’s life

May 20th 2020, 10:15 PM 26,479 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Mar 26th 2020, 6:58 PM 80,212 Views 0 Comments

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
# Subset
# Subset

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

Feb 25th 2020, 6:51 PM 41,707 Views 0 Comments

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

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