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# court - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of men accused of rape

The jury indicated that they were unable to reach a verdict on any count after deliberating for five and a half hours.

# court - 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.

# court - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Mother of Lyra McKee dies a month before anniversary of daughter's death RIP

Mother of Lyra McKee dies a month before anniversary of daughter's death

Joan Lawrie died ‘peacefully’ in hospital on Tuesday, her daughter-in-law Nichola Corner confirmed in a social media post.

# court - Monday 9 March, 2020

Man (20s) due in court after aggravated burglary and stabbing in Cork yesterday

The incident took place in the early hours of yesterday morning.

# court - Friday 6 March, 2020

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer

Christopher Robinson was convicted of fatally injuring Adrian Ismay in an under-vehicle bomb attack in 2016.

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.

# court - Thursday 5 March, 2020

Ruler of Dubai ordered daughter's abduction, court finds

His wife, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein (45), fled the United Arab Emirates last April.

Three young men appear in court charged in connection with Cameron Blair's murder

Cameron Blair was killed while attending a party in Cork city on 16 January.

# court - 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.

# court - Monday 2 March, 2020

Cork man who killed friend by repeatedly punching him in head during pub row jailed for manslaughter

Michael Dineen was sentenced to nine years imprisonment with the last year suspended.

# court - Friday 28 February, 2020

Julian Assange's UK extradition hearing paused until May, judge decides

The full extradition hearing is set to resume for three weeks in mid-May.

Joshua Allen, 19-year-old son of TV chef Rachel Allen, jailed for 15 months

The eldest son of Rachel and Isaac Allen has pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis for sale or supply.

Man charged in connection with murder of Keane Mulready-Woods

The 17-year-old was killed and his body dismembered last month.

# court - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Man accused of murdering journalist Lyra McKee granted bail

The case will return to court next month.

# court - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Kieran Greene found guilty of murdering woman whose remains were found in Dublin and Wicklow mountains

Patricia O’Connor was Kieran Greene’s partner’s mother.

# court - Monday 24 February, 2020

Harvey Weinstein found guilty on two counts at New York rape trial

He was found guilty of first degree sexual assault and third degree rape

Man due in court this morning over shots being fired in direction of gardaí in Co Donegal

The incident happened at Mill Road, Glenties on Saturday.

# court - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Man accused of murder of Adrian Donohoe texted his girlfriend to say he was loading a lorry around time of shooting

Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Adrian Donohoe.

'A great day for rural Ireland': Turf-cutting trial collapses in Galway

The State conceded it could offer no evidence as a crucial prosecution witness was in Australia.

# court - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Man accused of murder of Adrian Donohoe admitted lying to garda about his movements, court hears

Aaron Brady from New Road, Crossmaglen, Co Armagh has pleaded not guilty to the capital murder of Detective Garda Donohoe.

Jury to begin deliberations in Harvey Weinstein trial

The movie mogul, 67, faces life in prison if the jury of seven men and five women convict him.

# court - Monday 17 February, 2020

Defence plea of murder-accused 'did not hold any water', Patricia O'Connor trial told

The jury was told today that the first garda interviews given by the accused “was chronological, sequential and it flowed as a story”.

# court - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Paramedic tells court garda's injuries were 'inconsistent with life'

The trial continues in front of Justice Michael White and a jury of eight men and seven women.

# court - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Man arrested after ATMs in Dublin were targeted as part of fraud operation

It was reported that 18 ATMs were targeted last month, resulting in the theft of money from customers’ accounts.

# court - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Two men charged over Cork aggravated burglary have been refused bail

Alan Quilligan had vowed to abide by all bail conditions set down by the court, and said he was “older and wiser”.

# court - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'It’s child abuse': FGM lawyer who helped prosecute over 100 people in France welcomes first-ever Irish prosecution

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Linda Weil-Curiel praises the sentences handed down at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court earlier this week.

# court - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Alleged Weinstein victim tells court of assault at New York apartment

Defense lawyers ferociously challenged Mimi Haleyi’s account during cross-examination.

# court - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

MIBI welcomes withdrawal of case where man claimed he had to use wheelchair after accident

Video footage of the man walking without the wheelchair was shown in court.

Man (44) charged with hoax threats claiming bombs were planted in Phoenix Park

The alleged incident occurred in May of last year.

Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries

He received a 12-year sentence with the three final years suspended in 2012.

'It was most unlikely the girl’s injuries happened the way her parents alleged': How gardaí handled Ireland's first FGM trial

A married couple were yesterday given prison sentences after being convicted of allowing female genital mutilation to be carried out on their young daughter.

# court - Monday 27 January, 2020

Ryanair must pay portion of Peter Bellew's legal costs, court rules

Ryanair had aimed to block Peter Bellew from taking a new role at one of their chief competitors.

Ireland's first FGM conviction: Father sentenced to 5.5 years, mother sentenced to 4 years and 9 months

Judge Elma Sheahan described the parents’ actions as “the most egregious breaches of trust by those who are presumed to protect their infant child”.

Parents convicted of allowing FGM to be carried out on daughter to be sentenced today

The couple were found guilty following a trial last November.

# court - Friday 24 January, 2020

Dublin man who kicked father to death in row over drinking at home found guilty of manslaughter

A sentencing hearing is due to take place on 24 February.

# court - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Murder accused told gardaí he believed mother-in-law tried to kill her husband

The jury was listening to garda interviews today in the trial of Kieran Greene (34).

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

# court - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

China's former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison

At his trial last June, Meng pleaded guilty to accepting $2.1 million in bribes.

# court - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Supreme Court sits with highest proportion of female judges on bench ever

The Courts Service said the presence of females on the bench has increased greatly in Ireland over the past 25 years.

# court - Tuesday 14 January, 2020