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# courts - Yesterday’s News

Father and three-year-old son drowned after falling into ditch, inquest hears

Sean Sweeney and his son Tyler Joyce were found dead in 10 inches of water on Easter Sunday 2016.

Family living without running water sue Donegal County Council after it deferred housing support

The Traveller family had been told that they presented a risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour.

# courts - Friday 15 September, 2017

Security man awarded €24,000 after being racially abused by Tesco store manager

The man’s solicitor said, “a simple apology by the store manager at the time would have sorted this out”.

# courts - Thursday 14 September, 2017

More charges against Aer Lingus worker accused of people smuggling at Dublin Airport

Peter Kernan was arrested as part of an investigation by the Garda National Immigration Bureau.

Celebrity Big Brother star Jeremy McConnell fined for trespassing at woman's house

He went into her kitchen while intoxicated and after becoming disorientated, the court heard.

Recession's toll on divorce rates ends as applications return to 2008 levels

Divorce applications from 2015 were the highest level of this century.

'Bad boy of pharma' Martin Shkreli jailed over Hillary Clinton threat

Shkreli said that his comments were just a joke and apologised for his “poor judgement”.

# courts - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

'Extremely vulnerable' teenager in State care needs to be transferred to UK, court hears

Those involved in her treatment say the best place for the 16-year-old is at the St Andrew’s Healthcare facility in Northampton.

Lawyers for Donald Trump appear in Clare court seeking to have €14,095 judgement set aside

On 15 June, Cork civil engineer John Lennon secured a judgement against the US President.

Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court

The man said that he did not wish to be taking up a hospital bed but he couldn’t go back to living on the streets.

# courts - Friday 8 September, 2017

Farmer sues receiver and 'vulture fund' who have threatened to sell his stock

He fears such action would destroy his business, the High Court has heard.

# courts - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Ennis man who stole €460 from Ed Sheeran fans jailed for 9 months

The court heard about the man’s efforts to address his drink and drug use.

'An appalling case': Bus driver attacked taxi driver in fight over parking

He allegedly punched the taximan 10 to 15 times in the face and stomach.

# courts - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

'Creative' student who removed clamp from car with hacksaw avoids prison sentence

25-year-old Gabriel McCallion then spent the night in Mountjoy Garda Station and emerged to discover his car had been clamped a second time.

# courts - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Former Labour TD appears in court charged with dangerous driving and obstructing a Garda

Michael McNamara is contesting all charges.

Galway university professor challenges claims he bullied a colleague in the High Court

Professor Heinz Peter Nasheuer has alleged that the investigation into claims he tried to sabotage a colleague’s career is ‘flawed’.

Trial of youth accused of assaulting teenager delayed due to lack of video-link

There were no facilities to allow evidence via video-link at the Dublin Children’s Court.

Man with intellectual disabilities loses control of income after spending money on dating sites

The man’s food and rent bills have fallen into arrears by almost €2,000.

# courts - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Three more arrests in Patricia O'Connor murder investigation

The 61-year-old grandmother’s remains were found scattered across the Wicklow Mountains in June.

# courts - Friday 1 September, 2017

Companies that own Galway's G Hotel and Eye Cinema owe €690 million to bank, court hears

The High Court heard that Deutsche Bank is owed over €690 million by the group of companies.

# courts - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Man charged over 'unprovoked' stabbing in Kerry refused bail

The accused is alleged to have stabbed the victim a number of times with a steak knife.

Traveller family take action against council over refusal to offer them housing

The family of seven are living in a caravan without basic facilities such as running water.

# courts - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Committee wants to know why OCI is locked into contract with company at centre of Rio scandal

The Olympic Council of Ireland is locked into a contract with the company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026.

'Out of control' teen admitted to hospital as Tusla had nowhere else to place him

The boy damaged his family home during a fight with his mother over unwashed clothing.

# courts - Monday 28 August, 2017

Companies allegedly transferred hazardous waste to north Dublin landfill after describing it as safe

An action for damages against the three companies has been launched by Murphy Environmental Hollywood and Integrated Materials Solutions Partnership.

Man who allegedly beat cancer patient with baseball bat ordered to undergo psychiatric assessment

At Ennis District Court, Judge Marie Keane directed that Jason Burke be referred to Cloverhill prison to undergo the psychiatric assessment.

Retired Gorse Hill solicitor Brian O'Donnell formally exits bankruptcy

He was formally discharged from bankruptcy at a sitting of the High Court.

# courts - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Man jailed for car crash which killed eight people asks High Court to release him from prison

Shaun Kelly was sentenced to eight years in jail with four suspended after a crash that killed eight people in Donegal.

# courts - Friday 25 August, 2017

Bouncer who was told all Romanians 'are thieves and liars' wins €20k in discrimination case

It was ruled that the company did not address racial abuse directed towards an employee.

# courts - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny rape and sexual assault charges

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding deny raping a woman at a house in Belfast last year.

# courts - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Man accused of attacking neighbour 'with axe in one hand and a knife in the other' refused bail

The judge said the incident “could be described as a rampage”.

# courts - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Man (31) to go on trial charged with murdering his partner in her home

Rita Apine was found with serious head injuries at the foot of the stairs in her rented house.

# courts - Friday 18 August, 2017

Woman facing deportation was forced by her 'violent and abusive' husband to have abortion, court hears

The woman is seeking leave to challenge the legality of a decision refusing her permission to remain in Ireland.

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

# courts - Thursday 17 August, 2017

English man held in Ireland on child sex offences is released after court ruling

Julian Myerscough was convicted of making indecent images of a child.

Judge lifts ban on identifying woman charged with possession of gun on Dublin-Belfast train

The application had been made by the news media.

Garda overtime bill soars to €60.5 million for first six months of 2017

That means it has grown by 57% for January to June compared to the same period last year.

# courts - Monday 14 August, 2017

High Court throws out case of homeless mother who was sleeping in a tent outside council building

The woman had argued the council had failed to provide her with emergency housing, but the local authority said it doesn’t have the necessary resources.

Two men charged with conspiracy to murder Dublin man

One listed a €4,000 Rolex watch and a €14,000 car as assets in his application for free legal aid.

# courts - Friday 11 August, 2017

Court rejects government order that would have compelled school to enroll student

A departmental committee decided that the boy should be given a place – but that has been overruled twice now.

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