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# courts - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Barristers urge caution on widespread roll-out of remote court hearings after Covid
# Justice
# Justice

Barristers urge caution on widespread roll-out of remote court hearings after Covid

May 4th 2021, 2:15 PM 9,705 Views 8 Comments

The Bar of Ireland said remote hearings impact on judicial interaction and the management of witnesses.

# courts - Friday 30 April, 2021

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.
# Courts
# Courts

Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters must pay legal costs of failed appeal, Court of Appeal rules.

Apr 30th 2021, 2:06 PM 51,294 Views 0 Comments

The judges found that normal rule whereby the losing side should pay the legal costs should be applied.

Statements of former paratroopers excluded from murder trial of ex-IRA man
# Joe McCann
# Joe McCann

Statements of former paratroopers excluded from murder trial of ex-IRA man

Apr 30th 2021, 1:39 PM 15,527 Views 0 Comments

Joe McCann, 24, was shot dead as he ran away from the police and Army in Belfast in April 1972.

# courts - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Australian man who filmed four dead and dying police officers jailed
# Australia
# Australia

Australian man who filmed four dead and dying police officers jailed

Apr 28th 2021, 9:14 AM 59,022 Views 24 Comments

Richard Pusey had been pulled over after driving over the speed limit on a Melbourne road last April.

# courts - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds
# Donations
# Donations

Former Bóthar CEO admits misappropriation of charity funds

Apr 27th 2021, 2:34 PM 41,044 Views 0 Comments

David Moloney resigned his post as the organisation’s CEO in February.

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall charged with murder of David Byrne over Regency Hotel shooting
# Jonathan Dowdall
# Jonathan Dowdall

Former Sinn Féin councillor Jonathan Dowdall charged with murder of David Byrne over Regency Hotel shooting

Apr 27th 2021, 11:15 AM 136,269 Views 0 Comments

Byrne was shot dead at the hotel in Dublin in February 2016.

# courts - Monday 26 April, 2021

President Higgins signs law paving the way for the naming of child murder victims
# Reporting Restrictions
# Reporting Restrictions

President Higgins signs law paving the way for the naming of child murder victims

Apr 26th 2021, 12:41 PM 8,471 Views 9 Comments

The Children (Amendment) Bill 2020 was signed by the President after passing through the Dáil and the Seanad.

# courts - Friday 23 April, 2021

Married man repeatedly stabbed younger woman he was previously in relationship with, court told
# Dundalk
# Dundalk

Married man repeatedly stabbed younger woman he was previously in relationship with, court told

Apr 23rd 2021, 7:55 PM 42,986 Views 1 Comment

Edmundas Dauksa (51) pleaded not guilty to the murder of Ingrida Maciokaite (31) on 18 September 2018.

Former Boy Scout leader admits abusing ten boys
# Courts
# Courts

Former Boy Scout leader admits abusing ten boys

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:29 PM 20,406 Views 0 Comments

David Barry pleaded guilty to 28 charges, with the offences occurring at various dates from 1986 to 2008.

# courts - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:45 PM 23,312 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Bronson pleaded guilty to robbery at Centra, Old Bawn Shopping Centre, Tallaght.

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house
# Cork
# Cork

Man (67) given two-year suspended sentence after removing roof rafters and kitchen from rented house

Apr 22nd 2021, 1:39 PM 52,372 Views 35 Comments

Denis O’Connor was described as ‘cruel’ in court today.

# courts - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines
# Berlin D2
# Berlin D2

Berlin D2 directors and management apologise in court for breaking Covid-19 guidelines

Apr 21st 2021, 7:17 PM 18,058 Views 0 Comments

Footage emerged in August of non-compliance with social distance guidelines at the bar.

Boy shouts abuse in court as case over stabbing of woman at Dublin's IFSC delayed
# Urantsetseg Tserendorj
# Urantsetseg Tserendorj

Boy shouts abuse in court as case over stabbing of woman at Dublin's IFSC delayed

Apr 21st 2021, 2:33 PM 50,868 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj was rushed to the Mater Hospital following an attack on 20 January last.

Dublin man appears in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer
# Derry
# Derry

Dublin man appears in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer

Apr 21st 2021, 1:32 PM 15,087 Views 0 Comments

Kieran Maguire was arrested on Tuesday.

# courts - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Three men charged in connection with Regency Hotel shooting in Dublin in February 2016
# Regency Shooting
# Regency Shooting

Three men charged in connection with Regency Hotel shooting in Dublin in February 2016

Apr 20th 2021, 9:55 PM 51,273 Views 0 Comments

The shooting took place during a boxing weigh-in at the Regency Hotel in February 2016.

Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy
# High Court
# High Court

Charlotte Mulhall granted permission to bring action aimed at securing transfer back to Mountjoy

Apr 20th 2021, 8:28 PM 36,477 Views 0 Comments

She claims that arising out of the transfer to Limerick, close family, based in Dublin, were unable to visit her.

Justice Gerard Hogan nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court
# Courts
# Courts

Justice Gerard Hogan nominated for appointment to the Supreme Court

Apr 20th 2021, 8:26 PM 16,494 Views 6 Comments

Five additional judges will be appointed to the High Court in a bid to clear the backlog of cases.

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Father who repeatedly raped son has lost appeal against conviction

Apr 20th 2021, 7:42 PM 34,449 Views 0 Comments

Dealing with the grounds of appeal, the judge said the court was not persuaded by any of the arguments made.

Indicative sentences to be handed down amid ongoing prison officers' industrial action
# Courts
# Courts

Indicative sentences to be handed down amid ongoing prison officers' industrial action

Apr 20th 2021, 4:10 PM 12,943 Views 0 Comments

Eight sentences due to be heard today have been adjourned to later this month.

# courts - Monday 19 April, 2021

Man who attacked, tied up and robbed escort in Dublin hotel room jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who attacked, tied up and robbed escort in Dublin hotel room jailed for four years

Apr 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 42,082 Views 19 Comments

Samuel Pop pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and robbery.

Josepha Madigan: Covid has forced many couples to the point of separation. How they handle it is key
# Opinion
# Opinion

Josepha Madigan: Covid has forced many couples to the point of separation. How they handle it is key

Apr 19th 2021, 7:30 PM 25,320 Views 16 Comments

The Fine Gael TD and lawyer says lack of social supports during Covid means many relationships are feeling the pressure.

Man who told gardaí he didn't know rape could take place in a marriage is convicted of sexual assault
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who told gardaí he didn't know rape could take place in a marriage is convicted of sexual assault

Apr 19th 2021, 2:50 PM 36,826 Views 0 Comments

The 54-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to three counts of rape, one of sexual assault and one of attempted rape.

Man goes on trial charged with murdering ex-wife's partner during 'argument'
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial charged with murdering ex-wife's partner during 'argument'

Apr 19th 2021, 2:18 PM 20,525 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Paget (46) has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park
# Personal Injuries
# Personal Injuries

11-year-old boy awarded €44,000 for injuries sustained at communion function in Dalymount Park

Apr 19th 2021, 1:17 PM 41,739 Views 0 Comments

The then three-year-old was injured while playing near a dugout in 2013.

# courts - Friday 16 April, 2021

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told
# Anthony Rogers
# Anthony Rogers

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told

Apr 16th 2021, 7:02 PM 28,400 Views 0 Comments

The most serious injuries were to the left side of the deceased’s head and neck area, where there were 11 stab wounds, the court heard.

# courts - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison
# Courts
# Courts

Men jailed over failure to stay away from Roscommon farm seek release from prison

Apr 15th 2021, 10:00 PM 31,175 Views 0 Comments

The case has been heard before the High Court.

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial
# Trial
# Trial

Derek Chauvin pleads the fifth and will not testify in his own defence in George Floyd murder trial

Updated Apr 15th 2021, 4:08 PM 38,260 Views 0 Comments

“I will invoke my Fifth Amendment privilege today,” Chauvin told the trial.

# courts - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Woman tells court of raiders hijacking her car at gunpoint and threatening to kill her
# Courts
# Courts

Woman tells court of raiders hijacking her car at gunpoint and threatening to kill her

Apr 14th 2021, 9:11 PM 22,948 Views 0 Comments

She was giving evidence in the trial of a man accused of a number of offences arising from an armed robbery.

Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain
# Ballyfermot
# Ballyfermot

Dublin man loses €75,000 defamation claim against McDonalds restaurant chain

Apr 14th 2021, 7:18 PM 102,667 Views 0 Comments

Mark White claimed he had been accused by a staff member of lacing two drinks with vodka.

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed
# Keith Quinn
# Keith Quinn

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed

Apr 14th 2021, 3:47 PM 92,056 Views 26 Comments

The court heard that Quinn had “a very significant gambling problem”.

Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016
# Dublin
# Dublin

Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016

Apr 14th 2021, 3:27 PM 10,954 Views 0 Comments

Two people have already been jailed for life for the murder.

Arlene Foster tells court of her family's distress at Channel 4 doctor’s incorrect tweet about ‘affair’
# Christian Jessen
# Christian Jessen

Arlene Foster tells court of her family's distress at Channel 4 doctor’s incorrect tweet about ‘affair’

Apr 14th 2021, 2:31 PM 38,842 Views 0 Comments

The DUP leader has initiated a libel case against Dr Christian Jessen.

Woman in hotel quarantine after arrival from Dubai released following negative Covid-19 test result
# Courts
# Courts

Woman in hotel quarantine after arrival from Dubai released following negative Covid-19 test result

Apr 14th 2021, 1:51 PM 10,264 Views 0 Comments

The High Court had ordered an inquiry into her detention at the hotel.

# courts - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched
# Courts
# Courts

Woman seeking to exit hotel quarantine may leave tonight as two further actions launched

Updated Apr 13th 2021, 6:32 PM 24,188 Views 0 Comments

The woman travelled to support her father, who is due to undergo major cancer surgery.

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction

Apr 13th 2021, 4:18 PM 20,323 Views 0 Comments

The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.

# courts - Monday 12 April, 2021

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears

Apr 12th 2021, 8:16 PM 39,623 Views 0 Comments

The victim did not realise her father was behind everything until the age of 21.

Mother accused of murdering three children in January 2020 to go on trial next month
# Courts
# Courts

Mother accused of murdering three children in January 2020 to go on trial next month

Apr 12th 2021, 1:20 PM 35,938 Views 0 Comments

The woman cannot be named for legal reasons.

# courts - Friday 9 April, 2021

Trial of women who refused quarantine after Dubai trip delayed ahead of constitutional challenge
# Courts
# Courts

Trial of women who refused quarantine after Dubai trip delayed ahead of constitutional challenge

Apr 9th 2021, 2:52 PM 31,631 Views 0 Comments

The matter is due back before the High Court later this month.

# courts - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Trial continues for man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home
# Courts
# Courts

Trial continues for man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home

Apr 8th 2021, 10:46 PM 24,718 Views 0 Comments

The man’s lawyer began cross-examining the 36-year-old complainant today.

Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870,000 from station
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Former Virgin Media payroll administrator accused of stealing €870,000 from station

Apr 8th 2021, 3:33 PM 51,970 Views 0 Comments

They have not yet indicated how they will plead.