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#Criminal Courts

# criminal-courts - Saturday 1 August, 2020

Woman (40s) to appear before court following discovery of suspected cannabis grow house

Cannabis plants and herb with a combined estimate value of €50,000 was seized at a house in Cavan.

# criminal-courts - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'True predator' jailed for seven years for grooming and abusing teenage girls

One of the victims said the man “robbed us all of our childhood and innocence”.

# criminal-courts - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Eleven people accused of offences relating to alleged abuse and neglect of children

The defendants, who range in age from 25 to 76, face over 200 charges.

# criminal-courts - Monday 18 May, 2020

'Storm in a teacup': Judge dismisses French authorities' request for Ian Bailey's submissions in extradition case

Counsel for Bailey said it was an “unprecedented” and “unorthodox” request from French authorities.

# criminal-courts - Monday 30 March, 2020

Dublin man pleads guilty to participating in activities intended to facilitate murder of 'Patsy' Hutch

Five other men, who are charged with conspiring with one or more persons to murder Hutch, had their cases adjourned for seven weeks.

# criminal-courts - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Criminal Courts to 'further stagger' start times for cases after overcrowding outside courtroom

The move comes after legal professionals expressed concern about overcrowding at the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday.

# criminal-courts - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Derek Devoy to face Special Criminal Court trial over gun possession and garda assault charges

A production order was made for Devoy to appear before the three-judge court on 8 October.

# criminal-courts - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home

The man pleaded not guilty to the offence.

# criminal-courts - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Woman who tried to jab Luas driver in the eye with broken bottle has jail term cut on appeal

The woman tried to “stab or jab” the off-duty Luas driver in the eye area but in fact jabbed him in the lip. The man was rushed to hospital soon after.

# criminal-courts - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Man who had sex with his 'mentally impaired' cousin has sentence cut on appeal

He had been sentenced to five years, but will now serve 18 months.

# criminal-courts - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Dublin City and County Courts set for first overhaul in decades

With no change, the Court Services said they will have to cut back services.

# criminal-courts - Friday 23 May, 2014

Trial of Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park delayed as evidence is gathered

The arraignment of the 50-year-old will now take place on 29 July.

# criminal-courts - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Trial date set for Dublin man accused of child sex offence at Croke Park

The 50-year-old Dublin man faces 50 charges, including seven related to sexual acts with a child under 17.

# criminal-courts - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Man due in court in connection with the murder of David Black

The father of two was shot to death as he drove to work at Maghaberry jail in November.

# criminal-courts - Friday 14 December, 2012

Man due in court in connection with Ballymun death

The man was arrested on Wednesday in Dublin Airport and will appear in court this afternoon.

# criminal-courts - Thursday 26 July, 2012

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In pictures: Seán FitzPatrick signs on at Dublin garda station

Kicking off what will be a weekly ritual for the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, FitzPatrick signed on at Irishtown Garda Station yesterday evening.