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#Courts

# courts - Today’s News

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping

The jury continues to deliberate in the case of another man.

# courts - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'An entirely opportunistic claim': Woman fails to recover almost €30,000 seized by gardaí as proceeds of crime

The woman’s nephew, who is allegedly in an organised crime gang, was living in the same house at the time.

# courts - Friday 18 May, 2018

Court hears Paddy Jackson has paid 'an enormous price' despite rape acquittal

As an application was made at Belfast Crown Court to award Jackson his legal costs following the ‘not guilty’.

# courts - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

Squatters given four weeks to leave house owned by people who live in Australia

The brother and sister who own the Dublin cottage want to sell it.

Man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

He then stole the woman’s phone as he left her house, a court was told.

# courts - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

'There's a lot we can do to make the court process easier for rape victims'

Yesterday a rape victim told the Central Criminal Court that the trial was one of the hardest things she has ever had to do.

# courts - Monday 14 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted girls 'targeted them when they were neglected by mother'

Teachers became concerned when they saw the man kissing the youngest girl on the lips.

Two women jailed for six years for plastic bag killing

The women told gardaí that they had been drinking heavily and taking drugs before a fight broke out and they put the bag over Ian Quinn’s head to frighten him.

Former Ros na Rún actor convicted of orally raping young woman after offering her a lift home

Garrett Philips did not inform his wife about the matter until the evening before his trial last month.

# courts - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Cocaine addict who agreed to move guns and ammunition for 'dangerous people' jailed

Stephen Keenan (31) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to four counts of unlawful possession of two handguns and bullets.

# courts - Friday 11 May, 2018

'A very loving person': Tributes paid to Westmeath judge who died at age 46 after illness

Judge O’Neill was the youngest judge of the judiciary at the time when appointed a district court judge by Government at the age of 42.

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

'Truly dreadful': Dublin man (20) jailed for possession of graphic child abuse images

Over 5,000 images and 328 videos were found on the man’s computer during a Garda raid of his Dublin home.

Sudan court criticised after teenager sentenced to death for killing 'rapist' husband

Noura Hussein Hammad was married against her will at 16 years of age.

# courts - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Former juvenile home worker (51) gets suspended sentence for possession of child pornography

Gardaí recovered a laptop containing 24 images and 13 DVDs from the home of Philip Devereux.

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence

The man’s former partner said that on the night in question he had been “out of his bin” with alcohol.

# courts - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed

A garda witness said that “alcohol was the catalyst” for the attack.

Dublin man jailed for 'savage' attack that left victim with metal implants in face

“There was no real reason for the assault,” the judge said as Martin Maughan was sentenced to 18 months.

# courts - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of teenager at popular hiking spot in Dublin

The incident happened in June 2016.

Former solicitor Michael Lynn to stand trial in January 2020 over alleged multi-million euro thefts

Lynn is accused of stealing €4.1 million from Irish Nationwide on 4 April 2007.

# courts - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Man to stand trial accused of manslaughter in connection with 'one punch assault' on student in Tallaght

Luke O’Reilly was rushed to Tallaght Hospital and then moved to Beaumont Hospital but died there on 13 November.

# courts - Friday 4 May, 2018

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence

Patrick O’Reilly became enraged when other drinkers in a Dublin pub began jeering him over his defence of the sport.

# courts - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears

A fingerprint expert gave evidence this morning in court.

Court of Appeal upholds decision to allow State to deport man with alleged Islamic terrorism links

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, denies consulting with extremist leaders outside Ireland.

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

# courts - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man (30s) refused bail after being charged in connection with alleged Dublin hit-and-run

Two male pedestrians were seriously injured when they were struck by a car in Blanchardstown, Dublin yesterday.

Freddie Thompson was 'one of many fingers on the trigger' in killing of man, court told

David Douglas was murdered on 1 July 2016.

# courts - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Couple released from Garda custody after apologising for refusing to leave their Dublin home

KBC Bank obtained an order directing the couple to vacate their home in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter

The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.

Convicted sex offender Anthony Luckwill given partially suspended sentence for child protection order breach

In July 2012, a court imposed 16 orders against him as part of child protection measures introduced in the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

# courts - Monday 30 April, 2018

Tourist killed after SatNav told driver to go wrong way near Cliffs of Moher, court hears

Grzegorz Barski has pleaded guilty to careless driving.

# courts - Friday 27 April, 2018

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

Man accused of attempted murder of wife with hammer found not guilty by reason of insanity

Tomas Gajowniczek was also found not guilty of recklessly causing serious harm.

Court descends into chaos as bank accuses Dublin couple of failing to vacate their home

Gordon Smith was removed from the court by gardai after refusing to say whether he would abide by a new court order to vacate the Balbriggan property.

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