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#Courts

# courts - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Solicitor has concerns over Dundalk stabbing accused's fitness to plead

Mohamed Morei, 18, has been held since 4 January.

No criminal charges to be brought over man shot dead in mistaken identity case

Martin O’Rourke was shot in the head in broad daylight on 14 April 2016.

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 8am tomorrow

The judge granted injunctions requiring persons unknown to vacate and cease trespassing at one of seven properties owned by a pension plan.

Judge rules sufficient evidence to allow Kim Jong Nam murder trial to continue

The judge said the evidence presented in court since the trial started in October pointed to a “well-planned conspiracy”.

# courts - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

# courts - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Men arrested over sophisticated ATM skimming scam due in court in Dublin this morning

The two men were arrested in Blanchardstown yesterday morning.

'I understand people can relapse, but you have to be honest': Inside Dublin's drug treatment court

More than 1,000 people were referred to the service so far this year.

# courts - Friday 10 August, 2018

Farmer jailed over refusal to obey orders not to trespass on land

John Kinsella didn’t show up to court today.

# courts - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Youth charged with murder of Louth teenager Cameron Reilly is released on bail

The accused must stay out of the towns of Dunleer and Drogheda.

Woman whose father died from HIV-related illness in 1980s to receive compensation

A judge has overruled a previous decision by the Hepatitis C and HIV Compensation Tribunal.

Man in non-secure facility sexually assaulted other vulnerable adults, court told

The HSE has been permitted to detain the man in a supervised facility following the accusations.

# courts - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Judge dismisses claim that Patrick Hutch's detention at Cloverhill Prison is unlawful

Hutch is accused of murdering David Byrne in Dublin in 2016.

Thalidomide group welcomes right to discover State documents in 'mother of all battles'

26 people are attempting to bring forward compensation claims against the drug’s manufacturers and others.

# courts - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Manafort's ex-business partner testifies they conspired to hide millions of dollars in foreign banks

Rick Gates testified that he conspired with his ex-boss to hide millions of dollars in foreign bank accounts from US tax authorities.

Germany jails couple who sold son to paedophiles online for more than two years

The court found that the unemployed couple had sexually assaulted the boy, now 10 and sold him on the so-called darknet.

# courts - Monday 6 August, 2018

Wicklow widow suing 'those with an interest in' fishing boat after husband drowned without life jacket

Fisherman Lenny Hughes drowned after falling from the Arklow-based boat Kerri Heather in November 2016.

# courts - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

Boy (13) charged over Ana Kriegel murder released on bail supervision programme

The terms of bail, which required an independent surety, were not stated at the hearing today.

'Guilty of f***ing what' - Dublin man shouts in court when found guilty of Louth double murder

Jason O’Driscoll has been found guilty of the murders of Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond in Co Louth in March 2012.

# courts - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

DPP employee accused of leaking confidential information about murder trials

The trials stem from the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly in 2013.

# courts - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Local horse trader ended girl's dream of becoming vet after he raped her, court told

The woman said the job she had taken hoping to prepare for her future, instead led to the end of her dreams.

Man who shot dead a dissident republican in pub car park gets life sentence

Dean Evans apologised to his victim’s family and said he made decisions as a younger man that he would not make today.

Teen receives suspended sentence for impeding investigation into murder committed by his brothers

36-year-old Neil Reilly was murdered in Lucan in January last year.

# courts - Monday 30 July, 2018

Pete Taylor is suing the Sunday World newspaper

Taylor, who was shot in an early-morning attack on his Bray boxing club in early June, launched the proceedings last Friday.

Boy (13) charged over Ana Kriegel murder to be granted bail

Judge John O’Connor agreed to a “remand in custody with consent to bail” but it is understood bail won’t be taken up for several days.

Verdicts in Gareth Hutch murder trial to be handed down in October

Hutch was shot dead as he was getting into his car outside Avondale House flats on North Cumberland Street in Dublin.

Two organised crime ‘foot soldiers’ jailed for ‘shambolic’ plan to murder man

Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne were sentenced to 12 years each.

# courts - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Man jailed for 'horrifying' knife attack on his ex-wife

A court heard the woman would have “drowned in her own blood” without immediate medical intervention.

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years

On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.

# courts - Friday 27 July, 2018

Man who had sex with 14-year-old neighbour has sentence delayed

The man had initially denied knowing the girl, but later admitted to having sex with her in his bedroom.

'I went to rob it as a joke. I didn't mean it': Post office raider jailed for two and a half years

Judge Martina Baxter said the offence was a “despicable, cowardly act” perpetrated on an elderly man.

Dublin man receives eight-year sentence for sexually abusing two girls

The judge described the man’s actions as “gratuitous, depraved and exploitative”.

Garda found guilty of assaulting two women in car wins appeal against conviction

The judge said there was “residual doubt” concerning the guilt of Brian Hanrahan.

# courts - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Rape trial jury discharged after juror says others were 'slagging' him

The judge agreed to excuse him.

Man who launched vicious assault on girlfriend gets suspended sentence

The attack took place in 2003.

Man jailed for 10 years for infecting two former partners with HIV

The victims told the court that the man would tell people to stay away from them because they had the virus.

Man (23) charged in relation to murder of Limerick man Martin Clancy

Clancy, who was originally from Moyross, was found almost a week after his suspected killing.

# courts - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Homeless grandmother jailed for nine months over burglary at home of Joan Burton

The incident happened when the Labour TD had gone out to give a talk at a community crime prevention meeting.

# courts - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Judgement reserved in extradition challenge by Algerian man accused of terror

The State has opposed the application.

Former director stole over €1 million from charity, friends and family, court told

Thefts of over €280,000 came to light when a staff member noticed discrepancies on the accounts.

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