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# Dublin District Court

22nd September 2023
Garda seek DPP decision over ‘random’ attack on man left with bleed on brain
Scott Cahill, 18, is charged with assault causing harm to a 48-year-old man.
This month
September 2023
Courier remanded in custody over seizure of almost €141,000
The accused must post €125,000 bail to be released pending trial.
Last month
August 2023
Jason O’Connor charged with attempted murder of Charlie Cooper in 2016 shooting
Charlie Cooper, then 38, suffered multiple gunshot wounds but survived following emergency surgery in James Connolly Hospital.
US tourist attacked in Dublin robbery after woman befriended him to distract him, court told
The incident happened six hours after the man landed in the country.
This year
Over 30% of defendants facing TV licence prosecutions fail to turn up to court
Dublin District Court’s had 136 defendants who failed to pay the fine.
Judge expresses 'utmost concern' for children in unsuitable care due to a lack of places
67 reports from child law cases have identified that there is a lack of suitable placements for children in care.
Man arrested at Dublin Airport allegedly flew from Los Angeles with €650,000 of cannabis
The accused, who has an address in Manchester, was charged with importing 32.5 kilos of cannabis and having the drug for sale or supply.
Burglar caught 'red-handed' at house in Killiney denied bail
The man was found in an upstairs front bedroom of a house that was under renovation.
Man denied bail over slashing tyres of ex-partner and breaching barring order
Gardaí objected to bail and believed that the woman was at serious risk.
Man accused of attacking ex-partner and throwing urine at her denied bail
A garda said the woman ‘suffered numerous injuries to her face’ and the accused allegedly ‘threw a bottle of urine at her’.
Man denies intentionally driving into anti-immigration protesters in Dublin
The court heard the stage rigger had live-streamed the incident onto Facebook.
Sligo man died from burns suffered while taking a hot bath, inquest hears
The man had to be airlifted by helicopter to hospital because of the extent of the burns to his body after being scalded by hot water.
Garda attack accused has bail terms set after officer suffers ‘permanent deformities to finger’
The court heard other gardaí witnessed the incident, and there was CCTV evidence.
Three Ireland plead guilty to data roaming debacle which affected over 1,600 customers
A businessman who spent two days in Monaco ‘got a shock’ to find he had been charged €29,298.
Obsessed US actor harassed Irish doctor for 20 years after three-week J1 summer relationship
For two decades, Steven Spenneberg constantly sent gifts and messages declaring his love to the woman he had last seen in 2004.
Last year
Man accused of assault on Ukrainian woman in asylum accommodation
The court heard he allegedly held a door closed on the complainant in a ‘forcible manner’, keeping her in a room for three minutes.
Man jailed for 'cowardly and reprehensible' attack on ex-partner
Ian Doyle (31) had pleaded not guilty to two charges of assault causing harm to his ex-partner.
Dublin man accused of stealing cars during test drives and selling them to innocent customers
Stephen Corbally is accused of stealing four cars advertised for sale online on three dates this year and on May 31, 2020.
Swissport face trial over death of Dublin Airport worker in 2018
The case came before Dublin District Court today and the company has not indicated how it will plead.
Woman charged with extortion of Dublin couple over son's drug debt
The offence allegedly happened at the couple’s home in Malahide on 16 May.
Dublin Airport alert after refugee author got onto plane without boarding pass
She is accused of knowingly causing a false alarm by boarding the aircraft without a boarding card.
Man appears in court accused of ransacking Ukrainian refugees’ belongings
The Ukrainian couple left war-ravaged Kyiv as the Russian invasion began on 24 February.
Youth accused of ‘extreme violence’ during raid in which woman had boiling water poured over her
Two other men are also before the courts in connection with the incident.
Bail granted for man accused of €1.75m cocaine shipment
Karl Lawlor appeared before Dublin District Court today.
Council drops civil action against Stoneybatter resident feeding 'nuisance' pigeons
The council claimed the man caused a nuisance by feeding feral pigeons at his home.
Dublin teenager jailed for five years for series of violent offences
Nathan Kelly, aged 19, pleaded guilty to three assaults, three robberies and tresspassing.
Dublin pensioner accused of rape and sexual assault of child relatives 18 years apart
The man, 66, faced objections to bail after he was charged today.
All time
Judge upholds ban on naming public servant on trial for false imprisonment and sexual assault
Reporting restrictions giving anonymity to the accused were continued by Judge Treasa Kelly.
Vodafone fined €13k over delays in transferring landline numbers and unlocking mobile phones
The Commission for Communications Regulation prosecuted the broadband and phone service after looking into customer complaints in 2020 and earlier this year.
17 people arrested over fraudulent activity related to Covid-19 social welfare
The arrests were made over immigration offences.
Woman whose dog could barely 'see, move or breathe' due to its matted coat avoids jail
Maureen Bracken was convicted of neglecting her pet and causing unnecessary suffering.
Dublin City Council's legal bid to remove street art murals to get full hearing next March
The murals, by artist collective Subset, were allegedly allowed by residents without permission of the city’s planning department.
Couple accused of abducting child released on bail
The man and the woman appeared at Dublin District Court today.
Two men charged with the alleged rape of a man in Dublin city centre
The men were arrested by gardaí in the early hours of Monday morning.
Woman spared jail for head butting garda car while drunk
Olga Cubovska was fined €300 after she pleaded guilty to criminal damage offences.
Former 'singing' priest Tony Walsh faces trial on new indecent assault charges
Walsh was charged with two counts of indecent assault between 1983 and 1985.
Dublin Bus passenger attacked with punches to head and body during row over face masks
A man has been charged with assault after causing harm to the passenger.
Dublin woman faces trial accused of having sex with a dog
The alleged offence happened at the 29-year-old woman’s home address on a date in December 2019.
Chef admits to gun hoax in Dublin airport yesterday
The hoax occurred in Terminal 1 after Portuguese chef Adriano Rocha missed two flights home.
Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge
A video clip was of the event on 14 August last prompted outrage.