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# courts - Yesterday’s News


# courts - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

Man accused of 'disgusting and repulsive' murder of elderly brothers had mental disorders, court told

Both men had special needs and were found dead by their home help.

Clontarf Baths set to reopen in six weeks after €2 million facelift

Clontarf Baths set to reopen in six weeks after €2 million facelift

The facility will have a fully licensed café bar.

Garda wore wig and sunglasses while sending anonymous email, trial told

The court heard that the email referred to the “penalty points” controversy and the treatment of a garda whistleblower.


# courts - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Man (69) who pleasured himself while being washed by care assistants avoids jail

Michael Mason plead guilty to sexual assault.

Mother accused of murder of son (3) is too sick to attend court

GP Maha Al-Adheem was due to face her second hearing at Dublin District Court.

# courts - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

# courts - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I deserve a sentence': Kerry man who sexually assaulted woman in her home to be jailed next week

The man broke into the home of a woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money.

# courts - Friday 14 July, 2017

Man with 190 previous convictions gets 2.5 year sentence after gardaí car chase

This was the second trial for Dean Joyce, after a juror falling asleep in the first trial caused the jury to be discharged.

# courts - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Garda accused of harassing solicitor could not be linked to photograph used on abusive posters

Eve Doherty has been accused of sending insulting and abusive communications to a woman’s mobile phone.

# courts - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Incompetent useless hobbit': Garda accused of sending abusive letters to partner's ex-wife

Garda Eve Doherty has been accused of sending insulting and abusive communications to the solicitor’s mobile phone.

Social worker takes responsibility for error in McCabe file but says 'I'm no puppet for gardaí'

At the Disclosures Tribunal today, social work team leader Kay McLoughlin said that she realised she had made a “grave error” after solicitors for McCabe responded to the letter.

Court refuses legal aid for six people linked to Kinahan crime gang CAB

Court refuses legal aid for six people linked to Kinahan crime gang

CAB had previously secured Court orders freezing assets it says are the proceeds of crime.

# courts - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Woman seeks to block her children travelling to London because of terror threat

A Co Clare judge ruled that a mother must hand over her children’s passports.

# courts - Monday 10 July, 2017

Sentencing of Tom Humphries for sexual exploitation and defilement of a child is adjourned

The former Irish Times sports journalist pleaded guilty last March to six sexual offences.

Man jailed for life for murder of father with machine gun while dressed in drag

Christopher McDonald (34) was found guilty by unanimous verdict of the 2014 murder of Keith Walker in west Dublin.

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# courts - Friday 7 July, 2017

Mayo man admits killing elderly brothers but pleads not guilty to murder

Alan Cawley has admitted to killing Thomas Blaine and John (Jack) Blaine in Castlebar in 2013.

Man who orally raped 11-year-old when he was 15 has sentenced halved on appeal

Otherwise innocent childhood games became an occasion of serious and repeated sexual assault, Mr Justice Mahon said.

Man who heard voices found not guilty of girlfriend's murder by reason of insanity

Oisin Conroy told gardaí a voice came in his head saying he had to kill Natalie McGuinness.

Footballer Jeff Hendrick found not guilty of violent disorder outside Dublin nightclub

His lawyer said that if his client could have run that night “he would have been chasing Germans on the pitch”.

# courts - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Murder accused who killed girlfriend 'believed he was in the Matrix', court hears

Oisin Conroy has pleaded not guilty to murdering Natalie McGuinness by reason of insansity.

Woman convicted of making false rape claims against innocent men in London

Jemma Beale claimed she had been sexually assaulted by six men and raped by nine.

Dublin man who beat ex-girlfriend unconscious in front of her children gets two-year sentence

The 30-year-old woman woke up in her bed to find Robert Maguire standing over her and spitting on her.

# courts - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Dublin family to stay in their home after vulture fund's repossession case is struck out

The couple at the centre of the case had built up arrears of €55,000 on their mortgage.

Burglar sat down to have scrambled eggs with victim after stealing from mosque

The accused lunged at the caretaker of the mosque with a knife, before sitting down and telling him his life story.

Actor who played Zumo Bishop on Fair City to be sentenced for assaulting his partner

He pleaded guilty to attacking his partner.

# courts - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Ireland footballer Jeff Hendrick goes on trial for alleged violent disorder on Harcourt Street

The 25-year-old replied ‘not guilty’ to the charge.

Donald Trump offers help to baby whose life support is to be switched off

Charlie Gard’s parents want to take him to the US for an experimental treatment – which the courts have repeatedly ruled against.

# courts - Monday 3 July, 2017

Man who attacked Muslim woman in crowded shopping centre jailed

The woman had been shopping with her son.

A woman and her son 'are living in a tent outside Carlow County Council offices'

Due to her fears that her son may be taken off her, friends have allowed him sleep on their sofas.

Limerick man gets 4.5 years in jail for sexually assaulting neighbour in her own home

The woman told the court that her life has never been the same since the assault.

# courts - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Poll: Should social media posts be held in contempt of court? Twitter This post contains a poll

Poll: Should social media posts be held in contempt of court?

There’s a debate over the role social media plays in court cases after the Jobstown trial verdict last week.

# courts - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Man (19) charged with dangerous driving causing death of GAA coach

Eugene McNamara was killed while walking along a footpath in Ennis last October.

# courts - Friday 30 June, 2017

Court hears of horrific sexual abuse by former Christian Brother on fifth class boys

Sentencing for James Treacy (75) was adjourned until 28 July.

'The #JobstownNotGuilty social media campaign was absolutely necessary'

TD Paul Murphy writes candidly about the “relief, gratitude, anger and sadness” that accompanied the ‘not guilty’ verdict in the Jobstown trial.

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service

Patricia Sweeney had forged declaration of unemployment forms in order to carry out the fraud.

Marine Le Pen has been charged with misuse of European funds

Le Pen faces claims her party illegally claimed millions of euros from the European Parliament to pay for France-based staff.

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