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#Courts

# courts - Monday 1 October, 2018

Man who helped criminal gang murder bar manager caught after he dropped his mobile phone, court told

Michael Barr, the manager of the Sunset House in Dublin, was shot seven times by a masked gunman at the pub over two years ago.

# courts - Friday 28 September, 2018

Challenge over investigation into greyhound who tested positive for banned substance dismissed

The judge said the challenge against the inquiry into findings concerning “Clonbrien Hero” was “premature”.

Vet who wore Donald Trump mask while working at meat plant wins High Court case

The judge adjourned the case to a date in Octobers when final orders will be made.

# courts - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Case that could block 410 gardaí from getting promoted hears inappropriate questions asked at sergeant interview

Garda Keith Blythe claims he was asked an inappropriate question regarding whistleblowers at his own promotion interview earlier this year.

# courts - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Student whose Leaving Cert results were wrongly totted up wins her case in the High Court

Rebecca Carter had sued the Commission challenging its decision not to re-check her points score in time to allow her to obtain a place at UCD.

The parents of a Sligo girl, who died in hospital after taking ill in a restaurant, are suing the HSE

Lisa Niland died suddenly in January 2017 after taking ill while eating at a Sligo restaurant.

# courts - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Student who missed out on college place because of examiner's mistake calls situation 'an utter disgrace'

Rebecca Carter has been denied a place studying veterinary medicine in UCD because the State Examinations Commission will not hear her appeal until October.

Foster mother takes Tusla to High Court over refusal to consider her as adoptive parent for child

The woman had been caring for the boy from a few months after his birth until April of this year.

# courts - Monday 24 September, 2018

Oberstown teen launches High Court case over alleged unlawful solitary confinement

He claims that on three occasions since July he has been disciplined and placed in solitary confinement as punishment.

# courts - Saturday 22 September, 2018

Protection of hen harriers could stop multi-million-euro wind farm project in Donegal

A conservation group has been granted leave to legally challenge planning approval for the development.

EU extraditions to Britain should continue until Brexit happens, court rules

A man arrested in Ireland on suspicion of rape, murder and arson said that it wasn’t clear his rights would be protected.

# courts - Friday 21 September, 2018

Farmer found guilty after almost 40 dogs chained and neglected on property

The man received a fine of €1,150.

HSE called before High Court to explain discharge of woman now living in 'appalling circumstances'

The solicitor says it appears the woman was discharged from hospital without any consideration of her needs and is now effectively homeless.

Rap mogul Suge Knight to serve 28 years over killing that followed 'Straight Outta Compton' row

The 53-year-old music icon has been held behind bars since January 2015.

# courts - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Teachers avoid jail after 'ugly' brawl at Dublin pub

The men were fined instead.

# courts - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

French court dismisses appeal by magazine over topless photos of Duchess of Cambridge

A court had found Closer magazine guilty of invading the privacy of Prince William’s wife Kate.

# courts - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

High Court grants orders requiring protesters to end occupation of Dublin property

The injunctions are to remain in place until the case has been finalised.

Ruth Morrissey case could take double the time of previous CervicalCheck cases

The mother-of-one has said smear tests carried out in 2009 and 2012 were wrongly reported as normal.

# courts - Monday 17 September, 2018

Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school

The offence can result in a prison sentence of up to one month and a €1,000 fine.

# courts - Friday 14 September, 2018

Activists to be served with court order demanding removal from third Dublin property

Barrister Padraig D Lyons said he did not know if the activists are connected to those removed from a property on North Fredrick Street this week.

# courts - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Mental health patients to be re-examined due to emergency legislation to address 'unconstitutional' law

A total of 124 patients who have been involuntarily detained will have to be ex-examined by their consultant psychiatrists.

# courts - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Motorist banned from driving for six months and fined €750 for parking in disabled bay

Judge Patrick Durcan said that the accused, who did not turn up in court, had “a boorish nature”.

# courts - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Three jailed for combined total of over 30 years after carrying out knife and acid robberies in the UK

The group used acids, alkalis and knives to rob and maim their victims, some of whom will never recover.

Teen claiming Leaving Cert marks were totted up incorrectly takes State exam board to High Court

The error could lose her a place on her chosen course in UCD, the court heard.

Children's soccer referee accused of €1.8m arson attack at Flyefit gym in Dublin denied bail

Two staff members were in the gym when it was set alight in Coolock in July 2016.

# courts - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dublin woman charged over alleged campaign of social media harassment against BBC presenter

The woman is alleged to have used “various social media platforms” to harass the CBeebies presenter.

# courts - Friday 7 September, 2018

High Court rules detention of woman with dementia whose son threatened to kill her is lawful

The court previously heard that the woman’s son had been secretly recorded threatening and verbally abusing her.

Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation

The challenge was taken by a woman who complained about irregularities in voter numbers during the vote.

# courts - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

John Gilligan remanded back into custody over alleged money laundering offences

The gangland criminal was arrested last month as he tried to board a flight at Belfast International Airport.

# courts - Saturday 1 September, 2018

High Court challenge brought over halting site for Travellers displaced by new Dublin Airport runway

An environmental and planning company claims the site does not comply with Fingal County Council’s development plan.

# courts - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Boy (14) accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent to Criminal Court for trial

The boy made his seventh appearance at the Children’s Court today when he was served with a book of evidence.

# courts - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

High Court orders occupiers of house in Dublin's north inner city to vacate by 2pm tomorrow

The court heard that the people involved are believed to have previously been in occupation of a property at Summerhill Parade.

Mother leaves prison after purging contempt in €1m property repossession case

The woman, whose teenage children had resided at the property, was jailed by the High Court on 27 April.

# courts - Monday 27 August, 2018

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism

The student involved cannot be identified for legal reasons.

# courts - Monday 20 August, 2018

Man due in court in connection with Dublin cocaine seizure

€64,000 worth of the drug was seized on Saturday in Drimnagh in the south inner city.

# 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