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# courts - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Accused in criminal trial granted permission to attend his trial remotely
# Courts
# Courts

Accused in criminal trial granted permission to attend his trial remotely

Feb 24th 2021, 7:27 PM 14,254 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said that it was an “unusual application but it comes out of the unusual times we live in”.

Gardaí investigate social media users for identifying teen charged over knife attack at IFSC
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigate social media users for identifying teen charged over knife attack at IFSC

Feb 24th 2021, 3:52 PM 16,621 Views 0 Comments

A judge has warned that they can face prosecution for breaking reporting restrictions.

# courts - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Man (24) who caused pub-goer to sustain brain injury after one-punch attack given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man (24) who caused pub-goer to sustain brain injury after one-punch attack given suspended sentence

Feb 23rd 2021, 8:31 PM 39,125 Views 35 Comments

The victim has since made a good recovery.

# courts - Monday 22 February, 2021

Teenager appears in court over allegation he held up Dublin newsagent with glass bottle
# Dorset Street
# Dorset Street

Teenager appears in court over allegation he held up Dublin newsagent with glass bottle

Feb 22nd 2021, 3:25 PM 15,000 Views 0 Comments

The 17 year-old was bailed today.

Former solicitors who created fake identities and wore disguises to defraud banks jailed
# Cork
# Cork

Former solicitors who created fake identities and wore disguises to defraud banks jailed

Feb 22nd 2021, 1:58 PM 37,239 Views 34 Comments

Cork Circuit Criminal Court heard that the married couple stole close to €400,000 from banks and credit unions.

Man (29) given 14-year term for killing mother in 'frenzied attack' after ingesting 'cocktail' of drugs
# Celyn Eadon
# Celyn Eadon

Man (29) given 14-year term for killing mother in 'frenzied attack' after ingesting 'cocktail' of drugs

Feb 22nd 2021, 1:30 PM 28,167 Views 20 Comments

A judge said Celyn Eadon “remains at risk of inflicting violence on the public”.

# courts - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Top criminal defence solicitor charged with assaulting lawyer
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

Top criminal defence solicitor charged with assaulting lawyer

Feb 20th 2021, 1:39 PM 41,162 Views 0 Comments

Cahir O’Higgins, 46, whose practice is based at Dublin’s Parkgate Street, was arrested on Friday.

# courts - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Man (58) who raped six-month-old baby to be sentenced next week

Feb 18th 2021, 6:42 PM 49,996 Views 0 Comments

The 58-year-old also produced sexually explicit images of four other children.

Comedian Sil Fox sues State for alleged breach of human rights over failed sexual assault prosecution
# Veteran Comedian
# Veteran Comedian

Comedian Sil Fox sues State for alleged breach of human rights over failed sexual assault prosecution

Feb 18th 2021, 4:51 PM 35,283 Views 0 Comments

Fox walked free from court last May after being cleared of all charges against him.

Former Terenure College rugby coach jailed for eight years for sexual abuse of 23 children
# Courts
# Courts

Former Terenure College rugby coach jailed for eight years for sexual abuse of 23 children

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 4:30 PM 33,858 Views 0 Comments

John McClean abused the boys between 1973 and 1990.

Married couple to go on trial over 'dodgy box' TV streaming service in Dublin and Meath
# Courts
# Courts

Married couple to go on trial over 'dodgy box' TV streaming service in Dublin and Meath

Feb 18th 2021, 3:45 PM 141,243 Views 0 Comments

The couple are charged with possession of the proceeds of crime and with infringing copyright.

# courts - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Kinahan cartel hitman jailed for 20 years for attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately
# Courts
# Courts

Kinahan cartel hitman jailed for 20 years for attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 3:34 PM 25,325 Views 12 Comments

The victim was shot five times as he sat in his car at a filling station in May 2017.

# courts - Monday 15 February, 2021

High Court challenge begins against direction to readmit expelled student with special needs
# Courts
# Courts

High Court challenge begins against direction to readmit expelled student with special needs

Feb 15th 2021, 9:15 PM 22,427 Views 0 Comments

The pupil, who has special needs and cannot be identified by order of the court, was expelled in September from a Co Meath school.

Drunk driver who crossed onto wrong side of road 20 times jailed
# Cork
# Cork

Drunk driver who crossed onto wrong side of road 20 times jailed

Feb 15th 2021, 3:39 PM 79,579 Views 46 Comments

Culhane also had no tax, insurance or driving licence at the time of the offence

# courts - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters
# Courts
# Courts

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters

Feb 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 63,522 Views 0 Comments

Justice Owens imposed 14 years imprisonment and suspended the final two years on strict conditions.

Dublin doctor to stand trial on child pornography charges
# Dr Ronan Keogan
# Dr Ronan Keogan

Dublin doctor to stand trial on child pornography charges

Feb 11th 2021, 4:56 PM 68,653 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan set a trial date of 8 November 2022.

# courts - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Bill to allow child murder victims to be named will be tabled next week

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,797 Views 13 Comments

A Court of Appeal ruling has considerably changed certain long-standing practices with regards to reports of child murders.

# courts - Monday 8 February, 2021

Man (28) charged under anti-computer crime legislation
# Cork
# Cork

Man (28) charged under anti-computer crime legislation

Feb 8th 2021, 10:46 PM 30,797 Views 0 Comments

David Young is charged with intentionally accessing an information system without lawful authority

Three people charged over hacking of company involved in vehicle parking systems
# Garda
# Garda

Three people charged over hacking of company involved in vehicle parking systems

Feb 8th 2021, 12:04 PM 23,962 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have issued a warning to people to keep their personal data separate from their work data.

# courts - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
# Courts
# Courts

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,692 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

# courts - Friday 5 February, 2021

Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines
# Fines
# Fines

Six people due before courts as first summonses issued for non-payment of Covid-19 fines

Feb 5th 2021, 3:36 PM 27,241 Views 88 Comments

A court date for not paying a fine could face a €1,000 fine and/or a month in prison.

# courts - Thursday 4 February, 2021

High Court orders Wicklow farmer not to trespass at Russborough House in dispute over right to farm land on the estate
# Blessington
# Blessington

High Court orders Wicklow farmer not to trespass at Russborough House in dispute over right to farm land on the estate

Feb 4th 2021, 2:05 PM 24,081 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Mr Egar has been farming various lands on the Russborough estate since 1976.

# courts - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

DAA adds Fingal council to action seeking vacant possession of land from Traveller families
# Courts
# Courts

DAA adds Fingal council to action seeking vacant possession of land from Traveller families

Feb 3rd 2021, 7:50 PM 38,945 Views 0 Comments

The land had previously been leased to Fingal County Council to house Traveller families.

Court dismisses woman's appeal aimed at overturning refusal to annul bankruptcy
# Courts
# Courts

Court dismisses woman's appeal aimed at overturning refusal to annul bankruptcy

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:31 PM 20,459 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed she was forced into bankruptcy due in part to overcharging on her mortgage.

Two members of Romanian crime gang jailed for making and using fake credit cards in Dublin shops
# Courts
# Courts

Two members of Romanian crime gang jailed for making and using fake credit cards in Dublin shops

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:33 PM 23,435 Views 51 Comments

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard details an extensive skimming operation in the UK.

# courts - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Former scout leader calls for gardaí to find his 'many victims'
# Courts
# Courts

Former scout leader calls for gardaí to find his 'many victims'

Feb 2nd 2021, 8:27 PM 42,485 Views 0 Comments

The 69-year-old has been sentenced twice for offences that occurred in the ’70s and ’80s.

Man accused of possessing child pornography seeks to stop trial
# High Court
# High Court

Man accused of possessing child pornography seeks to stop trial

Feb 2nd 2021, 6:42 PM 41,774 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged Daryle Singh was in possession of almost 300 images on two computer hard drives and in print form

New garda vice unit brings 71 extra charges against man accused of running brothels
# Hani Ali Showky
# Hani Ali Showky

New garda vice unit brings 71 extra charges against man accused of running brothels

Feb 2nd 2021, 5:20 PM 39,959 Views 0 Comments

Mr Showky and his partner allegedly ran brothels across Dublin.

# courts - Friday 29 January, 2021

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years

Jan 29th 2021, 5:27 PM 32,847 Views 0 Comments

The victim told the court of how she continues to live with the “devastating” impact of what had happened.

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Government TD says 'absurd' ban on naming child victims needs to end

Jan 29th 2021, 5:24 PM 22,238 Views 0 Comments

Deputy O’Callaghan also wants Government to consider increasing the maximum sentence for knife crime.

Man who accidentally set fire to Louis Copeland store jailed for 2.5 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who accidentally set fire to Louis Copeland store jailed for 2.5 years

Jan 29th 2021, 4:14 PM 30,680 Views 35 Comments

The court heard that the homeless man was “lucky to be alive” after the incident.

# courts - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Judge orders NI parole board to release reason why notorious killer Michael Stone was freed from jail
# Michael Stone
# Michael Stone

Judge orders NI parole board to release reason why notorious killer Michael Stone was freed from jail

Jan 28th 2021, 10:10 PM 34,494 Views 29 Comments

Stone was released from prison on Tuesday.

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
# Bernard Maguire
# Bernard Maguire

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children

Jan 28th 2021, 4:25 PM 57,385 Views 12 Comments

She was aged between six and seven at the time.

Two teens accused of attacking detainee in Oberstown Detention Centre
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Two teens accused of attacking detainee in Oberstown Detention Centre

Jan 28th 2021, 3:36 PM 20,270 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the injured party chipped a tooth and needed dental care.

# courts - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked
# Social Network
# Social Network

Dublin woman sues Facebook over her account being hacked

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 PM 35,449 Views 0 Comments

Sylvia O’Mahoney claims her constitutional right to privacy and GDPR rights have been breached.

Teen charged with knife attack on woman in Dublin's IFSC could face further charges
# Courts
# Courts

Teen charged with knife attack on woman in Dublin's IFSC could face further charges

Jan 27th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,940 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm near the CHQ building at Custom House Quay on 20 January.

High Court challenges brought by children with special needs over government's decision not to reopen schools
# Courts
# Courts

High Court challenges brought by children with special needs over government's decision not to reopen schools

Jan 27th 2021, 3:37 PM 23,834 Views 0 Comments

Each of the actions have been brought on behalf of five school-going children.

# courts - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,536 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

€1,500 fine was too lenient for driver whose careless driving caused death of toddler, court rules

Jan 26th 2021, 5:27 PM 29,147 Views 26 Comments

Three-year-old Estlin Wall died following the incident on 15 March 2017.

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years
# Edmund Dunican
# Edmund Dunican

Man who held judge up with fake pistol and hoax bomb jailed for six years

Jan 26th 2021, 12:32 PM 23,170 Views 0 Comments

The court heard Edmund Dunican, a fitter by trade, made the fake bomb at home.