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#Courts

# courts - Friday 20 May, 2022

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court

Fri 7:38 PM 14,785 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.

# courts - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist

Thu 4:48 PM 10,001 Views 0 Comments

The man also denied lying to gardaí when he said he wanted to calm the situation and break up the fight.

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man denies sexual assault on shop worker in toilet

Thu 3:40 PM 22,922 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the prosecution has three witnesses and CCTV evidence.

# courts - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for one-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who broke wife's leg in two places jailed for one-and-a-half years

Wed 3:14 PM 32,797 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the domestic assault as “like something a trained soldier would do.”

# courts - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings
# Courts
# Courts

Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings

Tue 10:24 PM 35,897 Views 0 Comments

The Ukrainian couple left war-ravaged Kyiv as the Russian invasion began on 24 February.

# courts - Monday 16 May, 2022

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley
# Courts
# Courts

Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley

Updated May 16th 2022, 5:08 PM 46,384 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.

# courts - Friday 13 May, 2022

Youth accused of ‘extreme violence’ during raid in which woman had boiling water poured over her
# Courts
# Courts

Youth accused of ‘extreme violence’ during raid in which woman had boiling water poured over her

May 13th 2022, 3:29 PM 26,837 Views 0 Comments

Two other men are also before the courts in connection with the incident.

Jury in Santina Cawley murder trial to resume deliberations on Monday
# Cork
# Cork

Jury in Santina Cawley murder trial to resume deliberations on Monday

May 13th 2022, 3:26 PM 7,080 Views 0 Comments

The two-year-old girl was killed in an apartment in Cork city in 2019.

Man who raped his foster daughter 'over 1,000 times' jailed for 11 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped his foster daughter 'over 1,000 times' jailed for 11 years

May 13th 2022, 2:48 PM 32,269 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Murray (56) pleaded guilty to 14 charges of rape, two charges of oral rape and one charge of sexual assault between 2009 and 2015.

# courts - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Santina Cawley was 'alive and uninjured' until put in care of Karen Harrington, prosecution says
# Courts
# Courts

Santina Cawley was 'alive and uninjured' until put in care of Karen Harrington, prosecution says

May 12th 2022, 3:43 PM 12,858 Views 0 Comments

Before her death, the child was hospitalised with 53 injuries including fractures to her skull, arm, leg femur and ribs.

Supreme Court to hear Hutch and Dowdall appeals against decision to try them at Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court to hear Hutch and Dowdall appeals against decision to try them at Special Criminal Court

May 12th 2022, 12:00 PM 6,877 Views 0 Comments

The three-judge panel held that the appeal had raised a matter of public importance which should be determined by the court.

# courts - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Rebekah Vardy denies in court being prepared to ‘lie under oath’
# Wagatha Christie
# Wagatha Christie

Rebekah Vardy denies in court being prepared to ‘lie under oath’

Updated May 11th 2022, 3:36 PM 41,940 Views 0 Comments

Vardy earlier told the court that she was “joking” about a claim that she wanted to leak a story about a celebrity affair

Woman accused of Santina Cawley murder tells court she did not inflict injuries on two-year-old
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Woman accused of Santina Cawley murder tells court she did not inflict injuries on two-year-old

May 11th 2022, 2:59 PM 10,706 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is on trial at a Central Criminal Court sitting in the city charged with the murder of Santina Cawley.

# courts - Monday 9 May, 2022

Supreme Court rules that Liam Campbell can be extradited to Lithuania
# Courts
# Courts

Supreme Court rules that Liam Campbell can be extradited to Lithuania

Updated May 9th 2022, 3:25 PM 20,588 Views 0 Comments

Lithuanian authorities allege that Campbell made arrangements to acquire a substantial number of firearms and explosives from Lithuania and smuggle them into Ireland.

Toddler Santina Cawley died of 'forcefully inflicted injuries', trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Toddler Santina Cawley died of 'forcefully inflicted injuries', trial hears

May 9th 2022, 2:27 PM 22,544 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is on trial at a Central Criminal Court sitting in the city charged with the murder of Santina Cawley.

Criminal (27) who attacked rival gang member with machete given three-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Criminal (27) who attacked rival gang member with machete given three-year sentence

May 9th 2022, 2:06 PM 14,166 Views 0 Comments

Martin Cunningham pleaded guilty last November to producing a machete during an assault on Kenneth Fitzsimons near a Garda station.

# courts - Saturday 7 May, 2022

Jury retires to consider verdict in Barbie Kardashian 'threat to kill' trial
# Courts
# Courts

Jury retires to consider verdict in Barbie Kardashian 'threat to kill' trial

May 7th 2022, 10:20 AM 27,796 Views 0 Comments

Kardashian has pleaded not guilty to a total of 11 charges of threatening to kill her mother and her former social care worker.

# courts - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Man (25) jailed for unprovoked attack on mother of his children
# Assault
# Assault

Man (25) jailed for unprovoked attack on mother of his children

May 5th 2022, 6:32 PM 28,019 Views 0 Comments

Karl Smith, of Elmfield Court, Clondalkin pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his then partner in November 2021.

Garda tells murder trial that two-year-old sustained 53 separate injuries
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Garda tells murder trial that two-year-old sustained 53 separate injuries

May 5th 2022, 2:48 PM 14,558 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington is accused of the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork.

Man who threatened to set fire to British MP given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who threatened to set fire to British MP given suspended sentence

May 5th 2022, 9:11 AM 5,558 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Daniel Weavers made the calls during the pandemic lockdown at a time when he was paranoid.

# courts - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge

May 4th 2022, 1:29 PM 12,524 Views 0 Comments

Patrick McDonagh’s defence team had argued that he was unfit for trial under Section 4 of the Criminal Law Insanity Act.

# courts - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Child awarded €20,000 in damages over wrongful dispensing of sedation drug
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Child awarded €20,000 in damages over wrongful dispensing of sedation drug

May 3rd 2022, 1:46 PM 25,779 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the child, then aged 15 months, had to be weaned off the drug under medical supervision.

# courts - Friday 29 April, 2022

Alleged burglary gang remanded in custody after high-speed chase on Tuesday
# Courts
# Courts

Alleged burglary gang remanded in custody after high-speed chase on Tuesday

Apr 29th 2022, 6:08 PM 32,177 Views 0 Comments

The five men were arrested and held at Naas garda station, where they were charged earlier this week.

Man jailed for six-and-a-half years for rape of a sleeping 16-year-old girl
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for six-and-a-half years for rape of a sleeping 16-year-old girl

Apr 29th 2022, 3:52 PM 36,647 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of rape and oral rape by the unanimous verdict of a jury following a trial in February 2022.

Man jailed for life for murdering Jennifer Poole at her home in Dublin last year
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for life for murdering Jennifer Poole at her home in Dublin last year

Apr 29th 2022, 3:05 PM 26,615 Views 0 Comments

Sentencing judge Mr Justice Paul Burns noted this was “yet another case of a violent attack upon a young mother by a male partner”.

# courts - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2022, 8:33 PM 15,418 Views 0 Comments

Whelan (42) was shot dead at Mount Andrew Rise in Lucan, Co Dublin on 18 November 2019.

Father ran to couple screaming that his partner had smothered his two-year old child, court hears
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father ran to couple screaming that his partner had smothered his two-year old child, court hears

Updated Apr 28th 2022, 5:15 PM 34,354 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon, Cork is on trial charged with the murder of two-year old Santina Cawley.

# courts - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Man who launched an unprovoked attack on a woman late at night jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who launched an unprovoked attack on a woman late at night jailed for two years

Apr 27th 2022, 7:20 PM 22,663 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place a on Stephen’s Lane, Kilmainham on 14 June 2017.

Supreme Court gives Patrick Quirke permission to appeal conviction against 'Mr Moonlight' murder
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

Supreme Court gives Patrick Quirke permission to appeal conviction against 'Mr Moonlight' murder

Apr 27th 2022, 12:32 PM 9,459 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary farmer was convicted of the murder in 2019.

Human rights of Irish sex offender will be breached if he is extradited to US, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Human rights of Irish sex offender will be breached if he is extradited to US, court told

Apr 27th 2022, 10:28 AM 18,462 Views 0 Comments

Martin Jude Wall was arrested in Ireland in December 2020 after the State of Georgia issued a warrant for his arrest.

# courts - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Jury shown footage of accused leaving apartment complex where toddler was found critically injured
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Jury shown footage of accused leaving apartment complex where toddler was found critically injured

Apr 26th 2022, 7:36 PM 19,556 Views 0 Comments

The trial continued for a second day at a sitting of the Central Criminal Court in Cork city.

Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder
# Danger To Society
# Danger To Society

Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder

Apr 26th 2022, 1:57 PM 17,903 Views 14 Comments

The judge said that the impact of the shooting was “devastating” for the victim, Sinead Connolly.

Mary Lou McDonald is suing RTÉ
# Courts
# Courts

Mary Lou McDonald is suing RTÉ

Apr 26th 2022, 12:04 PM 68,349 Views 0 Comments

Filings show that a case was lodged in the High Court yesterday.

# courts - Monday 25 April, 2022

Unionists welcome move to refer Northern Ireland Protocol legal challenge to UK Supreme Court
# UK Supreme Court
# UK Supreme Court

Unionists welcome move to refer Northern Ireland Protocol legal challenge to UK Supreme Court

Apr 25th 2022, 7:48 PM 13,141 Views 0 Comments

Chief Justice Dame Siobhan Keegan has granted leave to appeal a ruling that the post-Brexit trading arrangement is lawful.

Trial of woman accused of murdering two-year-old gets underway in Cork
# Courts
# Courts

Trial of woman accused of murdering two-year-old gets underway in Cork

Apr 25th 2022, 2:45 PM 23,014 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington (38) was arraigned at a Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork this morning.

# courts - Friday 22 April, 2022

Language school secures temporary injunction preventing landlords from changing locks of premises
# Courts
# Courts

Language school secures temporary injunction preventing landlords from changing locks of premises

Apr 22nd 2022, 7:03 PM 27,302 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the director of the college fears the landlords will change the locks in a dispute over the payment of rent.

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules in favour of journalist who had phone seized by gardaí in 2018

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:51 PM 22,095 Views 0 Comments

The three judge court quashed the warrant that allowed the gardaí to search Emmett Corcoran’s home.

# courts - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Bail terms set for pair charged over 'horrific' burglary at Sligo pensioner Tom Niland's home
# Courts
# Courts

Bail terms set for pair charged over 'horrific' burglary at Sligo pensioner Tom Niland's home

Apr 21st 2022, 6:25 PM 19,502 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice David Keane ordered both men to sign on daily at a garda station, obey 8pm to 8am curfews and surrender their passports.

# courts - Friday 15 April, 2022

Request for 'urgent' psychiatric attention for woman charged with murder of her mother
# Courts
# Courts

Request for 'urgent' psychiatric attention for woman charged with murder of her mother

Updated Apr 15th 2022, 1:00 PM 56,583 Views 0 Comments

The woman was arrested and questioned on Wednesday.

Man charged in connection with fatal Donegal house fire
# Doochary
# Doochary

Man charged in connection with fatal Donegal house fire

Apr 15th 2022, 10:03 AM 19,543 Views 0 Comments

The body of a woman, aged in her 80s, was discovered inside the house on Tuesday.

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