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#Court

# court - Yesterday’s News

Teenager who abducted and killed Alesha MacPhail named as Aaron Campbell

The six-year-old’s body was found in a wooded area on the Isle of Bute, Scotland in July 2018.

Man sentenced after robbing shop and threatening to stab worker with red liquid-filled syringe

Rooney Dignam entered the shop on the day in question and told the worker to open the till or he would stab her.

# court - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Jussie Smollett named as suspect in criminal investigation for filing a false police report

Detectives were this evening presenting evidence before a Grand Jury in Chicago, a police spokesperson said.

# court - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'The end of a long battle': Family of man who killed brother (9) before taking own life settles HSE case HSE

'The end of a long battle': Family of man who killed brother (9) before taking own life settles HSE case

Shane Michael Skeffington died by suicide after stabbing his brother Brandon in July 2014.

# court - Monday 18 February, 2019

# court - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year

The victim perceived the attack as homophobic in nature. He needed 11 stitches to a cut above his right eye.

# court - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out

He and his wife Joyce had a large mortgage debt on their home.

# court - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Four jihadists get life for deadly 2015 Tunisia beach attacks in which three Irish tourists died

Five other defendants in the Sousse case were handed jail terms ranging from six months to six years, while 17 were acquitted.

'Michael Shine spoke very, very softly and referred to me as a nice boy most of the time'

Shine was yesterday found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over a period of three decades.

# court - Friday 8 February, 2019

Retired surgeon Michael Shine found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over three decades

Judge Martin Nolan adjourned the matter until 22 February next for sentencing.

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears

Justice Carmel Stewart imposed a seven-year sentence with the final 18 months suspended.

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

# court - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Singer songwriter brings copyright infringement action to High Court over One Direction song

David Lewis Smith claims the One Direction release Night Changes infringes his musical work.

Woman who alleges being accused of stealing €1 shopping bag from Dunnes Stores settles defamation case

Details of the settlement were not disclosed in court.

# court - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Witness 'almost certain' they saw 'Mr Moonlight' van on day it was found, court hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty Bobby Ryan’s murder.

Retired surgeon accused of groping boys says it's 'unfair' to put alleged events to him at this stage in his life

The trial continues tomorrow before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry

Joseph Harrington was fatally injured when he fell into an inadequately guarded stone crusher at the quarry.

HSE initiates legal proceedings over 'fake' MyOptions unplanned pregnancy website

The health minister said the idea that people would set up a ‘fake’ website is ‘despicable’.

# court - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears

Patrick Quirke is accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan on a date between 3 June 2011 and April 2013.

Retired surgeon accused of groping a number of boys tells jury he has 'some senile dementia'

The trial continues tomorrow before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

Garda Keith Harrison secures High Court order to halt internal inquiry into alleged misconduct

His lawyers argued the tribunal’s comments cannot have any legal implications.

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase

Tony Ward has received a partially suspended sentence.

# court - 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.

Man jailed for stabbing ex-partner's teenage son in the stomach

Keith Harris has been sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment with the final six months suspended.

# court - Sunday 3 February, 2019

James Quinn loses appeal against conviction for Gary Hutch murder

Lawyers for the Dubliner had sought to overturn his June 2018 conviction and prison sentence.

Judge questions whether property developer who owes over €1m accepts responsibility for tax offences

The matter has been adjourned until 18 February.

# court - Friday 1 February, 2019

Man jailed for 18 years over €92k robbery in which three women were abducted from home

Three women were tied up and abducted during the 2014 incident.

El Chapo's lawyer says trial witnesses can't be trusted and 'would sell a child for cocaine'

The Mexican drug kingpin faces life in prison if convicted on trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges.

# court - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Man who ran at gardaí with knife after assaulting girlfriend gets partially suspended sentence

Noel O’Doherty pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# court - Friday 25 January, 2019

Judge relocates court sitting to mucky field for farmers' dispute over a wall

During the sitting the judge made a reference to US President Donald Trump who he said is “dividing our world”.

Over 200 claims made against Bus Éireann School Transport Scheme

The School Transport Scheme transports children who reside in remote areas of the country to and from their nearest school.

# court - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Jury in trial of farmer accused of murdering love rival to visit farm where body was found

The body of Bobby Ryan, a DJ who went by the name Mr Moonlight, was found in 2013.

Man has 'flashbacks' of being masturbated during examination by surgeon, court told

Michael Shine (86) has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the thirteen charges allegedly committed.

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

Patrick Kehoe will be sentenced in April.

# court - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Defence Forces representative group brings legal challenge against State over allowances

The proceedings were issued on Monday 21 January by PDFORRA.

# court - Thursday 17 January, 2019

High Court deems house with sauna and jacuzzi, apartment and €72k cash are proceeds of crime

The orders were sought by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

Retired surgeon groped genitals of patient (15) while resting his head on his chest, jury hears

Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty to the thirteen charges allegedly committed.

Irishman agrees to be extradited to Netherlands over body chopped up and dumped in canal

Keith Ennis was stabbed to death and his body was chopped up and dumped in a canal in 2009.

Driver jailed for 5 years over causing death of man when he broke red light while speeding

Michael Jones was found guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of Hong Qing Qu at Blanchardstown Road South.

# court - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Bouncer charged with manslaughter after Galway publican 'savagely beaten to death'

John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.

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