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# court - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Not a single piece of evidence': Lawyers for Lisa Smith argue for terror charge to be dropped

The Irish woman has been charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, under 2005 terror legislation.

# court - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man found not guilty of son's murder by reason on insanity committed to Central Mental Hospital

The man was previously found guilty by a jury in the Central Criminal Court.

Fresh translation of French Ian Bailey judgement handed back to State over 'translation issues'

Bailey was not in court for today’s brief hearing.

Man who had sexual encounters with 3 underage girls jailed for seven and a half years

David Masterson pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to three charges of defilement.

# court - 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.

# court - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Woman who lost control of car and killed pedestrian and injured 3 others jailed for 2 years

All four victims were walking home from work during rush hour on a summer evening in Dublin city centre.

# court - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Man caught after girl (15) posted Snapchat video of him masturbating in front of her gets suspended sentence

John Smith (59) had invited the 15-year-old girl into his van after asking for directions.

Judge says he will not allow feuding families to 'hold a town to ransom' as eight men remanded in custody

Judge Seamus Hughes made the remarks at a sitting of Longford District Court today.

# court - Monday 16 December, 2019

Man jailed over oral rape of drunk man found lying unconscious on Dublin street

Brahim Maddi (36) pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to sexual assault and oral rape.

Ian Bailey arrested after High Court endorses his extradition to France

Bailey was convicted of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in absentia in a Paris court earlier this year.

Man (32) charged over serious assault of woman in Arklow at the weekend

Daniel Murtagh (32), from Melrose Grove, Clondalkin, was today refused bail in Bray District Court.

# court - Friday 13 December, 2019

Man jailed for murder of infant son found not guilty by reason of insanity following retrial

Yusif Ali Abdi was initially tried before the Central Criminal Court in 2003.

From The42 Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault Hearing

Ryder Cup star Olesen pleads not guilty to sexual assault

The Danish golfer, 29, appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today.

# court - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Garda convicted of assaulting RTÉ cameraman during street protest

The incident occurred in February 2016.

Mick Wallace agrees to give bank keys to Clontarf home after Christmas

The court earlier heard that Wallace threatened to burn down the property.

# court - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Harvey Weinstein has bail increased to $5 million for mishandling electronic ankle monitor

“If you have any further medical issues, the court will not be terribly understanding,” the judge said.

# court - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'Archaic conditions are leading to violence': Call for new Family Law Court to be urgently developed

Eleven organisations are calling for a dedicated Family Law Court to be developed in Dublin.

# court - Saturday 7 December, 2019

'There is something amiss': Judge criticises recent ruling after striking out 34 road traffic cases

The High Court ruling found that a section of the Road Traffic Act concerning defences to fixed charge notices is unconstitutional.

'There was no anaesthetic, nothing': Call for urgent action to protect girls in Ireland from FGM

Ireland’s first conviction for female genital mutilation has highlighted how girls are at risk here.

# court - Friday 6 December, 2019

Man (34) facing life in prison in UK over string of 'horrific' attacks on women and children

Joseph McCann moved across five force areas as he evaded police for 15 days.

Teen pleads guilty to attempted murder after throwing boy (6) from Tate Modern balcony

Jonty Bravery will be sentenced in February.

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'

Macica Firea (58) was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

Jury sworn in as Dublin garda goes on trial accused of assaulting RTÉ employee

The trial, which is expected to last five days, will start on Monday before Judge Melanie Greally.

# court - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

# court - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Boy B launches appeal against his conviction for murder of Ana Kriegel

Boy B was sentenced to a term of 15 years.

# court - Monday 2 December, 2019

Ivor Callely's son 'moronically stupid' for injuring man with firework in Copper Face Jacks, court hears

Oliver Callely’s sentencing has been adjourned until 7 February next.

# court - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Man arrested after threatening staff at knife point during attempted shop robbery

The incident happened in Newtowncunningham in Co Donegal yesterday morning.

Man appears in court in NI charged with murdering 11-month-old baby boy

A pathologist’s report said the boy’s fatal head injury was not accidental.

# court - Friday 29 November, 2019

Race, religion and prejudice: The issues raised at Ireland’s first FGM trial

A married couple were yesterday convicted of allowing female genital mutilation to be carried out on their daughter.

# court - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Parents found guilty in Ireland's first female genital mutilation trial

Judge Elma Sheahan has remanded the couple in custody.

Man (20s) charged in relation to armed robbery at takeaway to appear before court this morning

A man was arrested following a robbery shortly before midnight on Tuesday.

# court - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Father-of-four died from inhalation of blood and teeth, murder trial hears

Michael Dineen (28) went on trial earlier this week for the murder of Patrick O’Donnell (36) in June 2018.

Jury in FGM trial told they have to make an 'immensely important decision'

A father and mother deny carrying out female genital mutilation on their daughter at their Dublin home in 2016.

# court - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina

The victims were children and adolescents aged between four and 17.

Man (50s) due in court over death of inmate in Cloverhill Prison

The victim, Mark Lawlor, was found dead in Cloverhill Prison on Saturday.

Irishwoman killed in Australia in 90s had cuts consistent with 'sawing', court hears

Ciara Glennon moved to Australia with her Irish family when she was five years old.

# court - Monday 25 November, 2019

Woman accused of FGM says she is a victim herself and would not do the same to her daughter

A father and mother deny carrying out female genital mutilation on their daughter at their Dublin home in 2016.