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#Courts

# courts - Today’s News

Squatters who 'broke into' pensioner's home ordered to vacate premises by Wednesday

Peter Herron claimed to have a legal right to live in the property because he had possession of it.

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor pleads guilty to false imprisonment and threatening to kill a man

Jonathan Dowdall and his father will be sentenced on 28 April.

# courts - Yesterday’s News

Irish cases of men who killed their partners retold

A TG4 documentary looks at cases where men killed their partners, and asks why this is so common in Irish society.

Ireland has spent €430 million on criminal legal aid in the past eight years

€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.

# courts - Saturday 25 March, 2017

# courts - Friday 24 March, 2017

Court clears the way for man with links to Islamic terrorism to be deported

The man’s removal from Ireland is expected to take place shortly.

Community was 'devastated' by teen joyrider, court told

One of them, a priest, was seriously injured and left unable perform his parish duties.

Judge says it was regretful that dog owner did not do 'proper decent thing' in child biting case

The German Shepherd had bitten an eight-year-old in the leg.

# courts - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Garda file into woman's rape missing for the second time, court told

The woman’s alleged rapist won his appeal against a 1998 conviction for rape and incest some years ago.

Three-and-a-half years in jail for man who made menacing phone calls demanding money

Patrick Clarke made two phone calls to Paul Gilmartin, a man he did not know.

# courts - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Man who pointed unloaded shotgun at garda has jail term increased

Warren Nolan also pleaded guilty to possessing drugs and driving dangerously.

# courts - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself

Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”

Judge expects to endorse European arrest warrant to have Ian Bailey sent to France for trial

In 2012 the Supreme Court ruled against an endorsement of a European Arrest Warrant to have Bailey sent to France to face a murder charge.

# courts - Monday 20 March, 2017

Trial collapses after court hears gardaí tell accused they would arrest his partner

Eimantas Valteris was the first Lithuanian to stand trial at the Special Criminal Court.

Man (23) pleads guilty to dangerous driving that caused best friend's death

The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.

Man who strangled woman he was having an affair with jailed for 8 years

Deirdre McCarthy’s strangled body was found washed up on Fanore Beach, Co Clare, on 31 March 2011.

Convicted paedophile ordered to sell his house to pay €100,000 awarded to his nephew

The price will be negotiated in secret between John O’Neill and any prospective purchaser.

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Ian Bailey fails to show up for hearing regarding arrest warrant

The application to endorse a European arrest warrant for Bailey for the alleged voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will now be heard tomorrow.

# courts - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Man to appear in court this morning in connection with fatal Artane stabbing

Father-of-three Mark Richardson died after suffering a number of stab wounds at his home on Thursday evening.

Jail for IRA man caught with half-tonne of fertiliser in van as he headed to 'drinking session'

He was sentenced to four-and-a-half years imprisonment for IRA membership on Thursday.

'Reckless' prisoner told officer 'you come to this cell and you're dead', court hears

He threw a battery which broke glass that then injured her eye, though it was accepted he did not do it to injure her.

# courts - Thursday 16 March, 2017

68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial

Desmond Duffy is accused of the murder of 59-year-old Des Sullivan last year in Rathmines.

Rapist jailed six times for sexual offences remanded in custody over Dart assault

Paul Moore (51) had been on bail awaiting sentencing for the offence which took place on the DART in 2014.

Second man (18) charged with murder of David 'Daithi' Douglas

Douglas was shot dead on a Dublin street last year.

# courts - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to her murder but guilty to her manslaughter.

Man who slipped and fell down Ryanair plane stairs at Dublin Airport loses €60k damages claim

The judge agreed that the proceedings were launched too late.

# courts - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Murder accused said he fell asleep in front of TV after beating woman to death with hammer

Roy Webster has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall in 2015.

Woman settles personal injuries claim with Dorothy Perkins over ladder fall

The shop denied negligence in the case.

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.

# courts - Monday 13 March, 2017

Man linked to Islamic terrorism fails in bid to halt deportation

The man, aged in his 50s, has been living in Ireland for several years.

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister

Helen Geoghegan described the impact the death of Deirdre McCarthy in 2011 had on her family.

Man found guilty on 92 counts of sexually assaulting and raping his stepdaughter

He was taken into custody and will be sentenced on 15 May.

# courts - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'Polite' man with 431 previous convictions 'must have highest record in Irish criminal history' - judge

Anthony O’Sullivan appeared in Naas District Court this week.

# courts - Friday 10 March, 2017

Tiger kidnap victim told she and her baby would have their 'heads blown off', court hears

A jury was told how the woman and her 10-week-old baby were threatened during the 15-hour ordeal.

Taxi driver accused of biting part of passenger's thumb off is acquitted

The driver said he was attacked by a group of passengers and that a passerby dressed as Santa tried to intervene.

Roy Webster 'broke down and told gardaí he beat woman to death with a hammer', court hears

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall.

Man wins damages after claiming Dublin Bus ruined his family trip to Ireland

“Ireland is now a nightmare for us,” the man said.

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Man who threatened women with knife and robbed handbags jailed for six years

He told gardaí one victim was in the “wrong place at the wrong time”.

# courts - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Woman who was sacked when six months pregnant to receive €30,000

The woman was told “business is business, enjoy your maternity” when she was sacked.

Two guilty of murder after 'ambush' of dissident republican at Meath pub

Peter Butterly was shot dead at the Huntsman Inn in Gormanston, Dublin.

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