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#District Court

# district-court - Sunday 4 October, 2020

Man pleads guilty after dog and cat found in 'outrageous state of filth'

The ISPCA said that these cases aren’t rare.

# district-court - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Man and woman in their 20s charged after knife-point robbery in Dundrum

Both persons appeared before Dún Laoghaire District Court this morning.

# district-court - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Conor McGregor spared prosecution for motoring offences in Dublin

He had been accused of allegedly driving a 192-reg car without a licence or insurance.

# district-court - Monday 6 January, 2020

Shipping company faces charges over father-of-two's death at Dublin Port

Doyle Shipping Group is accused of breaking health and safety laws following the death of a father-of-two after a workplace accident at Dublin Port.

# district-court - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Man (23) accused of using Snapchat for witness intimidation remanded in custody for Christmas

On conviction, the charge carries a possible 10-year sentence.

# district-court - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Girl (9) remains in critical condition after alleged assault by her parents five months ago, court hears

The child’s mother and father have been charged with child cruelty offences.

# district-court - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Man who took 12,000 photos of female neighbour without consent to be re-sentenced

Mark Mooney pleaded guilty to harassing his neighbour and was originally convicted last year.

# district-court - Friday 23 November, 2018

Three men appear in Drogheda court accused of false imprisonment and assault

The men were in court over an alleged incident earlier this month.

# district-court - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Two due in court over burglary and attempted getaway in Limerick

Three men were arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning in the Castletroy area following an attempted getaway from an alleged burglary.

# district-court - Monday 2 April, 2018

Justice minister says he plans to abolish court poor box payments

Charlie Flanagan says it is no longer fit for purpose.

# district-court - Monday 18 December, 2017

Four Traveller men compensated €6,000 each after being refused service in bar

A further condition of the settlement was that the staff involved attend a course of equality training.

# district-court - Monday 30 October, 2017

Three men due in court over Limerick assault

A man in his 30s was brought to hospital with apparent stab wounds.

# district-court - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Garda pleads not guilty to assaulting RTÉ cameraman at protest against far-right group

The incident allegedly happened at a demonstration by far-right group Pegida in Dublin in February 2016.

# district-court - Monday 28 August, 2017

Mother accused of killing three-year-old son misses court for third time due to illness

The body of Maha Al-Adheem’s son was found in their home in Kimmage in July.

# district-court - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man charged with the murder of Dublin woman Patricia O'Connor

Green told gardaí that he acted in self-defence.

# district-court - Monday 12 June, 2017

Elderly residents at Clare hospital stay in bed all day as 'they've nowhere else to go', court hears

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is attempting to close St Joseph’s Hospital to further admissions until 2021.

# district-court - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Two men in court charged with stealing a boat and sailing up the Liffey while drunk

The two Crumlin men have been ordered to stay away from Dublin 4.

# district-court - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Cyclist on motorised bike banned for three years for drink cycling

The man was charged with driving a mechanically propelled vehicle while exceeding the alcohol limit.

# district-court - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'It's a worrying trend': Judge concerned that age profile of drink drivers is getting younger

Judge Mary Devins said the average age of drink drivers used to be upwards of 60 years.

# district-court - Monday 10 April, 2017

Businesswoman faces criminal charges in relation to Clerys redundancies

Criminal proceedings commenced at Dublin’s District Court today.

# district-court - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Judge says case of alleged abuse of Kildare teenager is one of the most shocking he has encountered

The teenager claims that her mother horsewhipped her.

# district-court - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Bodybuilder facing trial over sale of €100k worth of steroids and viagra-like medicines

Hans Vogel with an address at Cameron Court, Cork Street, Dublin 8 pleaded guilty to five charges.

# district-court - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Two men charged with possession of pump-action shotgun in Limerick

Liam Casey and Robert Kelly have been charged with the incident which allegedly happened in Bruff last Sunday.

# district-court - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Thief who broke into isolated home of All-Ireland winning captain jailed for nine months

The burglary occurred at the rural Co Clare home of former county captain Anthony Daly in October 2016.

# district-court - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Polish man who told gardaí trafficking charge 'is rubbish' remanded on bail

He answered “these are lies” when the second charge was put to him.

# district-court - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Two men charged after aggravated burglary in Wicklow

The burglary took place in March 2015.

# district-court - Monday 28 November, 2016

Drunk teen who stole live reptiles 'went berserk when confronted by gardaí'

The court heard the 17-year-old, who can’t be identified for legal reasons, attacked a number of officers.

# district-court - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Aer Lingus faces charges over man who died at Dublin Airport warehouse in 2014

The charges relate to the death of John Murray at a cargo warehouse at the airport in November 2014.

# district-court - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Drink driver has charges dismissed after garda handcuffs him unlawfully

24-year-old Ross McLoughlin was caught drink driving in Maynooth, Co Kildare, in July 2014.

# district-court - Monday 31 October, 2016

Man tells gardaí "I'm so, so sorry" after being charged with sexual assault

The man is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in her late 20s in Limerick on 29 October.

# district-court - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Wallace and Daly back violent prisoner whose 'human rights were breached'

Leon Wright, who has 84 previous convictions, was today cleared of assaulting a prison officer.

# district-court - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Water protestor who called President Higgins a 'midget parasite' is spared jail

Father-of-three Derek Byrne (36), from Streamville Rd, Kilbarrack, Dublin, was fined €300 by Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.

# district-court - Friday 22 April, 2016

Does David McSavage have a TV licence or not? He doesn't seem to know

The courts say he does, he says he doesn’t.

# district-court - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Trial begins of TV fitness instructor accused of assaulting model ex-girlfriend

29-year-old Francis Xavier Usanga is accused of assault causing harm to Emma Murphy on 3 July last.

'Fake taxi' driver 'lucky to avoid jail' for continuing to drive vehicle after being banned

Dubliner Trevor Johnson admitted to being “in dire financial circumstances” when arrested earlier this month.

# district-court - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Ireland star Jeff Hendrick was 'out of it' when he pulled alleged victim out of taxi, court hears

Hendrick is accused of violent disorder over the incident on Dublin’s Harcourt Street.

# district-court - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Schoolgirl awarded €40k after 'savage' attack by neighbour's dog

The court was told the dog, named Sophie, had bitten the six-year-old in the face, lacerating her upper lip.

# district-court - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

# district-court - Monday 30 November, 2015

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters

The deputy was charged with public order offences earlier this month.

# district-court - Friday 20 November, 2015

'Outrageous': Paul Murphy reacts to AAA losing its collection ban appeal

The party was refused a permit because the money might be used to ‘encourage an unlawful act’.

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