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#District Court

# district-court - Friday 3 October, 2014

"Elaborate" cannabis growhouse uncovered in Longford bathroom

A 19-year-old man is in court this morning in connection with the drug seizure.

# district-court - Monday 22 September, 2014

Swords, Balbriggan, Tallaght and Dún Laoghaire - You're keeping your courthouses

A plan to close them has been shelved.

# district-court - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Man in court over half a million euro cocaine haul in Kilkenny

The drugs were found when gardaí searched a van in Jordanstown.

# district-court - Friday 6 June, 2014

Woman charged after cash, jewellery and computers seized in Dublin raid

The woman was one of four people arrested as part of a major crime operation in Dublin.

# district-court - Friday 25 April, 2014

23-year-old man in court after cyclist killed in hit-and-run

The man was arrested this morning and will appear in court tonight.

# district-court - Friday 7 March, 2014

Man charged over serious assault in Dundalk pub

The 31-year-old man is due in court this morning over the serious assault at a pub on Friday night.

# district-court - Friday 10 January, 2014

Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin

Four of the teenagers have been charged over the robberies and are due to appear in court.

# district-court - Monday 16 December, 2013

Two due in court over attempted armed robbery at Dublin post office

The men were intercepted by gardaí in Westmeath after they escaped empty-handed from the post office in Clonsilla.

Child care applications up 15 per cent in 2012, wide variations between towns

The figures are contained in the latest volume of the Child Care Law Reporting Project, which also details several high-profile cases.

# district-court - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Man in court over fatal Cork crash seven months ago

A woman in her 20s was killed and four other people were injured in the crash in Skibbereen in April.

# district-court - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Column: Why and how are children taken into State care?

When the State intervenes in family situations, it does so in our name. We should be aware of child care proceedings so we can all participate in an informed discussion rather than reacting to the latest headline, writes Carol Coulter.

# district-court - Friday 4 October, 2013

Two due in Dublin court over €650,000 heroin seizure

A third man who was also arrested over the seizure has been released without charge.

# district-court - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

68-year-old man due in court over alleged false imprisonment

Gardaí investigating the alleged abduction of businessman Kevin McGeever arrested a man in Clontarf last night.

# district-court - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Two men in court over Dublin night safe robbery

The men were arrested after the robbery outside a bank in Tallaght on Tuesday night.

# district-court - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Woman arrested over assault of 10-month-old child

The woman, who is in her 30s, was charged in relation to an assault in March and will appear before court today.

# district-court - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Man due in court over Grafton Street attacks

Two men were stabbed and a woman was assaulted in the early hours of the morning.

# district-court - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

Maximum payouts to double in District and Circuit Courts under new legislation

The Courts Bill 2013 also aims to alter the in camera rule as it relates to family law and child care proceedings.

# district-court - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Woman charged over death of 84-year-old man last summer

Walter Plunkett was found dead in the front garden of his Enniscorthy home in August. A post-mortem found that he had died from asphyxiation.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# district-court - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Ireland's judges incur €1.67 million in expenses for 2012

Ireland's judges incur €1.67 million in expenses for 2012

Most of the expenses, which are down 42 per cent on 2008, were incurred in travel and subsistence.

# district-court - Thursday 7 February, 2013

42-year-old man arrested over child rape

The man was arrested in Omagh and extradited to the Republic of Ireland to face charges of child rape.

# district-court - Friday 25 January, 2013

Traveller group expresses 'deep concern' over judge comments

The Irish Traveller Movement said the reported comments by a District Court judge were “inflammatory and derogatory”.

# district-court - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Alan Shatter: I spoke to the Attorney General about impeaching Heather Perrin

Former District Court judge Heather Perrin was sentenced to two and a half years in jail today after being found guilty of deception. She has resigned – but the Justice Minister had planned to impeach her if she hadn’t.

# district-court - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Two men due in court over Phibsboro armed robbery

The men were arrested close to the scene yesterday after they escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash from a financial institution in Phibsboro.

# district-court - Saturday 29 September, 2012

State paid judges €27 million in 2011

This figure is likely to be significantly lower in 2012 after the results of last year’s referendum on judges’ pay.

# district-court - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Man in court over Roscommon shed drugs haul

Gardaí found €300,000 worth of cannabis plants when they searched the shed on Tuesday.

# district-court - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Man due in court over 120k cocaine haul in Carlow

Gardaí seized the cocaine during a search of two houses in Carlow on Sunday.

# district-court - Monday 17 September, 2012

Four men appear in Galway court over €750k cannabis haul

Gardaí arrested six people at the weekend in connection with the major haul of cannabis plants in Tuam and Oughterard.

# district-court - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# district-court - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

Calls for judge to resign over 'Neanderthal' comment on Travellers

Pavee Point says it would be difficult for Travellers to have confidence that they could get a fair trial under the judge after his comments.

# district-court - Monday 6 August, 2012

Teenager appears before court over Tuam assault

A 22-year-old man was seriously injured when a rock was thrown at his head in the incident.

# district-court - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Almost 2,300 children taken into care during 2011

The number of orders allowing the HSE to take children into care more than doubled last year, according to the courts.

# district-court - Friday 1 June, 2012

Three men due in court over large drug seizure in west Dublin

Gardaí seized €1.5 million worth of cannabis as part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking by a criminal gang.

# district-court - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Man charged over killing of Kilkenny mother-of-five

51-year-old Siobhan Stapleton was found with serious injuries at her home last Friday and died while being brought to hospital.

# district-court - Friday 20 April, 2012

Man arrested over fatal Wexford stabbing

Jason Ryan died of stab wounds after an altercation at his home in January.

# district-court - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Twelve new judges appointed to the courts

Seven judges have been nominated to the Circuit Court and five have been put forward for the District Court.

# district-court - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure

Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.

# district-court - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Man charged over assault on woman in Rialto

A woman sustained serious head injuries during an incident at a house in the Dublin suburb on Sunday.

# district-court - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Over 100 cases affected as Shatter questions legality of lawyers' strike

The Minister for Justice Alan Shatter described the actions of criminal law barristers and solicitors today as “absolutely extraordinary”.

# district-court - Monday 14 November, 2011

Sunday Tribune masthead use was a 'marketing stunt' court hears

The National Consumer Agency has taken the Irish Mail on Sunday to court over its use of a controversial Sunday Tribune wraparound last February.