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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C


This month
March 2023
# Revenue
Man (50s) arrested after nearly €1.8 million in cash seized at Dublin Airport
It is suspected the cash is the proceeds of, or was intended to be used for, criminal activity.
# Courts
Teenager shot multiple times on street cannot recall events before or after shooting
Two men have pleaded not guilty to the attempted murder of the teen.
Last year
# Ballyfermot
Two men appear in court following assault on gardaí in Ballyfermot
The men, aged in their 50s and 30s, appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this morning.
# Courts
Man jailed for 'cowardly and reprehensible' attack on ex-partner
Ian Doyle (31) had pleaded not guilty to two charges of assault causing harm to his ex-partner.
# sandra boyd
Brother of Sandra Boyd appears in court charged with firearms offences
Derek Boyd, 27, wept and told relatives, “I’m sorry”, following an emotionally charged hearing this evening.
All time
# Court
WhatsApp Ireland allowed to challenge €225m GDPR fine in High Court
WhatsApp claims the fine constitutes the imposition of a criminal sanction
# Bar Fight
Gardaí launch assault investigation after two solicitors involved in 'scrap' near Dublin courts
It is understood two members of the legal profession had been arguing with each other over a professional matter and it became violent.
# Bernard Maguire
Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
She was aged between six and seven at the time.
# unfit
Man deemed unfit to stand trial on a number of alleged assaults
The court heard the defendant lost his leg a few years ago after he was knocked down by a lorry.
Lisa Smith remanded in custody for a further four weeks
The 38-year-old is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State.
# Courts
Man who 'destroyed' single mother's home on Christmas Day jailed for three-and-a-half years
The man ripped furniture, placed devices in a sink filled with water and urinated throughout the home, the court heard.
# Interpol
Man (20s) appears before court in relation to EU-wide cyber fraud investigation
He appeared before the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin yesterday and will remain in custody until 12 July.
# Sexual Abuse
Man who repeatedly abused his niece during 'perverted games' jailed for 11 years
The attacks took place regularly while he was babysitting the child at weekends.
# Get Out
Criminal Courts of Justice complex evacuated in large-scale drill
The courts complex on Dublin’s Parkgate Street was evacuated.
# Charged
Woman due in court after machine pistol and ammunition found in car
A machine pistol and ammunition were found in a parked car at a property in Boyle O’Reilly Terrace.
# Meath
Man found guilty of repeatedly raping his sister 35 years ago
The man will be sentenced next month.
# jobstown
'This case is not about the right to protest': Jury sent for deliberations in Jobstown trial
Judge Melanie Greally gave her final instructions to the jury before they began deliberating this afternoon.
# Courts
Dublin woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of her two-year-old son
Hazel Waters has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, but not guilty to murder.
# 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.
# Courts
Three teenage boys accused of defilement of girl (15) have case delayed
It is alleged each of the teenagers had sex with a girl at a house party in Dublin.
# Courts
Applause from family of teenager Daniel McAnaspie as man is sentenced to 13 years for manslaughter
The 17-year-old’s decomposed body was found in a drainage ditch in County Meath, almost three months after he was stabbed to death.
# Dublin
Estonian man charged with conspiracy to murder
58-year-old Imre Arakas has been charged with conspiring to murder Dublin man James Gately in Northern Ireland.
# Stabbing
Man (21) to appear in court over serious assault in Offaly
A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.
# Guilty
Former Anglo Irish director pleads guilty to fraudulently obtaining a loan from the bank
Willie McAteer will be sentenced in January.
# Locked Up
Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years
The man also sexually assaulted the victim’s three sisters.
# removed
Rapist removed from court after calling his victim "a filthy prostitute" during sentence hearing
Richard O’Brien was found guilty of rape, attempted rape, false imprisonment and assault causing harm.
# george crombie
Man forced stepdaughter to wear dog collar as he carried out abuse, court hears
George Crombie told his victim there would be “murder in this flat” if she told her mother about the abuse.
# stabbed to death
Teenage boy admits stabbing Lorcan O'Reilly to death
The 16-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty to murder.
# Charged
Man charged with alleged possession of M70 assault rifle
The man was arrested on Wednesday.
# plea for leniency
Man who raped an 11-year-old girl when he was 15 shouldn't be jailed, court hears
The now 23-year-old man had pleaded guilty to sexual assault and oral rape.
# Truant
Dad spared jail over truant son but bench warrant issued for absent mother
Court heard the father thought there was “no harm” if his child missed school.
# gun charge
Man appears in court charged with possession of gun, silencer and ammunition
John Fitzsimons, with an address at Old Tower Crescent, Clondalkin, has been remanded in custody.
# Gangland
Woman to appear in court in connection with the murder of Gareth Hutch
35-year-old Hutch was killed outside his home last week.
# Courts
Girl asks to give evidence by video link at trial of teenage boys accused of defiling her
Five boys are accused of having sexual intercourse with a 15-year-old at an address in Dublin in 2014.
# Court
Man stabbed to death after being mistaken for a gang member had a 'heart of gold', court hears
Adil Essalhi suffered 50 stab and chop wounds before his killers tried to set fire to his body.
# sunday sitting
Man charged with IRA membership refuses to stand before judges
The Dublin man (54) was arrested in Laois yesterday by the Special Detective Unit.
# Crime
Three suspected dissident republicans due in court after Limerick arrests
Gardaí seized two cars, a gun and ammunition on Saturday in the arrests.
# Court
Love/Hate actor charged over €50,000 robbery refused bail
Stephen Clinch plays Noelie in the RTÉ drama.
# Court
Jury in Sean FitzPatrick trial asked to return next Wednesday
The judge said there were “unforeseen matters” in the case.
# Courts
Four men charged over car boot incident told to stay away from Stoneybatter
The incident occurred yesterday on Harold Road in Dublin 7.