Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 16°C Wednesday 29 June 2022

#Courts

# courts - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

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 17,922 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 68,429 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 13,158 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 23,042 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 27,323 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 22,137 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 19,565 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 56,600 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 19,550 Views 0 Comments

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

# courts - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Man found guilty of murdering homeless man in Dublin in 2018
# Courts
# Courts

Man found guilty of murdering homeless man in Dublin in 2018

Updated Apr 14th 2022, 2:57 PM 14,195 Views 0 Comments

Feri Anghel (42) had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Ioan Artene Bob (49) in 2018.

# courts - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Tidy Towns group brings High Court challenge against planning permission for 131 homes in South Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Tidy Towns group brings High Court challenge against planning permission for 131 homes in South Dublin

Apr 12th 2022, 4:16 PM 25,992 Views 0 Comments

The group claims the decision to grant permission is flawed, in terms of both domestic and European law and should be set aside.

# courts - Monday 11 April, 2022

Tory MP found guilty of sexually assaulting 15-year-old boy
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Tory MP found guilty of sexually assaulting 15-year-old boy

Apr 11th 2022, 5:40 PM 29,610 Views 0 Comments

Southwark Crown Court heard how Imran Ahmad Khan forced the teenager to drink gin and tonic.

# courts - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Woman tells court her life was 'obliterated' after she was shot three times at her Dublin home
# Sinead Connolly
# Sinead Connolly

Woman tells court her life was 'obliterated' after she was shot three times at her Dublin home

Apr 9th 2022, 10:39 AM 29,439 Views 0 Comments

Dean McCarthy “burst into” Sinead Connolly’s home and repeatedly shot her while her daughter hid under the kitchen table, the Central Criminal Court heard.

# courts - Friday 8 April, 2022

Two men who raped a woman at a party lose appeals against convictions
# Courts
# Courts

Two men who raped a woman at a party lose appeals against convictions

Apr 8th 2022, 6:05 PM 38,617 Views 0 Comments

The men were found guilty by a jury following a trial at the Central Criminal Court in 2019 and jailed for seven years each.

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced
# Courts
# Courts

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced

Apr 8th 2022, 5:40 PM 57,434 Views 0 Comments

Marian Lingurar Jnr was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for the manslaughter of John Kenny (56) in 2019.

# courts - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Man who mugged four elderly women jailed for six years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged four elderly women jailed for six years

Apr 7th 2022, 6:56 PM 22,733 Views 26 Comments

Joseph Curran (22) stole bags from all four women, knocking three of them to the ground in the process, including a woman in her 80s.

Hearing into deaths of three men killed in N7 crash last year adjourned following family objection
# Inquest
# Inquest

Hearing into deaths of three men killed in N7 crash last year adjourned following family objection

Apr 7th 2022, 5:28 PM 40,949 Views 0 Comments

The men died when their car burst into flames following a high-speed crash with a truck on the N7 while they were fleeing from gardaí.

Lisa Smith's lawyers make fresh bid to have charges against her dismissed
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith's lawyers make fresh bid to have charges against her dismissed

Apr 7th 2022, 4:34 PM 7,784 Views 0 Comments

If the Special Criminal Court does not accept the arguments made by her lawyers, they will reveal their verdicts on 30 May.

Midlands trial: Four men convicted of a range of sexual offences against teenage girl
# Courts
# Courts

Midlands trial: Four men convicted of a range of sexual offences against teenage girl

Apr 7th 2022, 4:00 PM 55,900 Views 0 Comments

After just under nine hours of deliberations the jury found the four defendants guilty of a number of charges.

UFC star Conor McGregor charged with dangerous driving in Bentley
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

UFC star Conor McGregor charged with dangerous driving in Bentley

Apr 7th 2022, 12:16 PM 41,171 Views 0 Comments

He had been travelling in his Bentley Continental GT in west Dublin when he was stopped by gardaí.

# courts - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Man charged with threat to kill British MP faces additional charge of threatening to attack other MP's
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged with threat to kill British MP faces additional charge of threatening to attack other MP's

Apr 6th 2022, 10:15 PM 9,373 Views 0 Comments

Detective Eoghain O’Callaghan today charged Weavers with a second similar offence, on the same evening and contrary to the same legislation.

Man jailed for nine months for sexually abusing three children while they slept in their beds
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for nine months for sexually abusing three children while they slept in their beds

Apr 6th 2022, 3:02 PM 27,091 Views 0 Comments

Iosach O Riain (62) pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a young girl in her family home in Dublin.

# courts - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Jury in Urantsetseg Tserendorj murder trial wants to know height of deceased and accused
# Courts
# Courts

Jury in Urantsetseg Tserendorj murder trial wants to know height of deceased and accused

Apr 5th 2022, 3:53 PM 14,084 Views 0 Comments

The jury also asked for the definition of murder and manslaughter.

Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered
# Courts
# Courts

Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered

Apr 5th 2022, 1:35 PM 20,842 Views 0 Comments

The DPP had appealed the sentence imposed on Scott O’Connor on the grounds that the three-year suspended portion was “unduly lenient”.

# courts - Monday 4 April, 2022

Wicklow man who sexually assaulted his best friend jailed for 15 months
# Courts
# Courts

Wicklow man who sexually assaulted his best friend jailed for 15 months

Apr 4th 2022, 6:16 PM 54,861 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to 27 months with the final 12 suspended by the judge.

Jury begins deliberations in trial of four men charged with gang rape of teenage girl
# Courts
# Courts

Jury begins deliberations in trial of four men charged with gang rape of teenage girl

Apr 4th 2022, 5:19 PM 20,962 Views 0 Comments

Justice Tara Burns sent the jury of seven men and five women out to deliberate earlier this afternoon.

# courts - Friday 1 April, 2022

Man admits to murder of Jennifer Poole in Dublin last year
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man admits to murder of Jennifer Poole in Dublin last year

Apr 1st 2022, 5:50 PM 31,914 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old was stabbed to death at her home in Dublin in April last year.

Urantsetseg Tserendorj trial: Grandmother of murder accused told gardaí he had 'done something terrible'
# Court
# Court

Urantsetseg Tserendorj trial: Grandmother of murder accused told gardaí he had 'done something terrible'

Apr 1st 2022, 5:08 PM 21,773 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj was stabbed while walking home in the IFSC in January 2021.

# courts - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Mother acquitted of sexually assaulting her children after lie detector evidence ruled out
# Courts
# Courts

Mother acquitted of sexually assaulting her children after lie detector evidence ruled out

Mar 31st 2022, 5:22 PM 28,702 Views 0 Comments

The Director of Public Prosecution is seeking for the acquittal to be quashed.

Prosecution of soldier over death of man in 1988 adjourned due to ‘circumstances beyond control’
# Courts
# Courts

Prosecution of soldier over death of man in 1988 adjourned due to ‘circumstances beyond control’

Mar 31st 2022, 4:42 PM 11,459 Views 0 Comments

David Jonathan Holden is on trial at Belfast Crown Court accused of the manslaughter of Aidan McAnespie.

Man remanded over north Belfast security alert which halted Coveney speech
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man remanded over north Belfast security alert which halted Coveney speech

Mar 31st 2022, 4:07 PM 3,873 Views 0 Comments

Darren Service, 40, has been charged with preparation of terrorist acts, hijacking and placing a hoax bomb.

# courts - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Man jailed for two years over fatal one-punch attack on father-of-four
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for two years over fatal one-punch attack on father-of-four

Mar 30th 2022, 7:15 PM 23,677 Views 0 Comments

Ian Moore (31) pleaded guilty to the unlawful killing of Jason Kearney in September 2020.

Trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman has opened
# Court
# Court

Trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman has opened

Mar 30th 2022, 6:54 PM 25,860 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault.

Boy accused of Urantsetseg Tserendorj murder told gardaí 'it was me', court told
# Courts
# Courts

Boy accused of Urantsetseg Tserendorj murder told gardaí 'it was me', court told

Mar 30th 2022, 5:51 PM 10,525 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj was stabbed while walking home in the IFSC in January 2021.

Prosecution evidence against Lisa Smith falls short of what's required, barrister tells court
# Courts
# Courts

Prosecution evidence against Lisa Smith falls short of what's required, barrister tells court

Mar 30th 2022, 3:46 PM 9,101 Views 0 Comments

Smith (40) has been on trial for nine weeks at the Special Criminal Court.

Former Kerry badminton champion admits buying children from their mothers for his 'sexual gratification'
# Courts
# Courts

Former Kerry badminton champion admits buying children from their mothers for his 'sexual gratification'

Mar 30th 2022, 2:59 PM 59,253 Views 0 Comments

Timmy Duggan (35) pleaded guilty to nine separate charges.

Brother of Sandra Boyd remanded in continuing custody pending 'more serious charges'
# Courts
# Courts

Brother of Sandra Boyd remanded in continuing custody pending 'more serious charges'

Mar 30th 2022, 2:37 PM 16,678 Views 0 Comments

Sandra Boyd (36) was fatally wounded in a suspected accidental shooting incident at her house in Finglas on March 19.

# courts - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Lisa Smith ‘answered call to migrate to Syria’, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Lisa Smith ‘answered call to migrate to Syria’, court hears

Updated Mar 29th 2022, 4:51 PM 10,647 Views 0 Comments

The former soldier denies membership of so-called Islamic State.

# courts - Monday 28 March, 2022

Man who as a teenager abused two boys in foster care in his family home is jailed
# Courts
# Courts

Man who as a teenager abused two boys in foster care in his family home is jailed

Mar 28th 2022, 9:30 PM 24,847 Views 0 Comments

The 42-year-old man was convicted after a trial at the Central Criminal Court.

Teenager admits to manslaughter of Urantsetseg Tserendorj in Dublin's IFSC last year
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager admits to manslaughter of Urantsetseg Tserendorj in Dublin's IFSC last year

Mar 28th 2022, 5:22 PM 46,461 Views 0 Comments

The boy will stand trial for Ms Teserendorj’s murder later this week.