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The accused told her he had drugged her on occasion because he thought she needed sleep.
Taxi driver who sexually assaulted a woman and 'maligned' her character in court jailed for six months
The judge said it was an opportunistic and predatory crime.
Willie McAteer is currently serving a three and a half year sentence for other offences.
Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton
Dale Creighton died following a 14 minute attack in Tallaght on New Year’s Day 2014.
# courts - Saturday 21 January, 2017
He had 57 previous convictions,
The teenager apologised to his victim in a written letter.
Justice McCarthy noted the case of businessman Anthony Lyons who was jailed in 2012 for six months and ordered to pay €75,000 in compensation for an offence of sexual assault.
# courts - Friday 20 January, 2017
Daphney Sanasie, a model from South Africa, has pleaded guilty to harassing McGrath in 2015.
The woman said she has suffered back pain since the incident.
# courts - Thursday 19 January, 2017
Mark Bissett’s “bizarre behaviour” happened when he turned violent during a drink and drug fuelled outburst.
# courts - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
The alleged victim was told she might receive €2,000 a day, but would have to pay a €50,000 ‘debt owed’ for bringing her to Ireland.
Barry Doyle shot and killed Shane Geoghegan in a case of mistaken identity in Limerick in November 2008.
The man replied “not guilty” when the charge was put to him by gardaí.
Joy Imasogie allegedly told the victim she would be working in a hair salon.
# courts - Tuesday 17 January, 2017
John Sutherland was involved in a head-on collision when chasing two youths who had robbed firearms from a house in Co Waterford.
The man was found guilty of raping his eldest daughter over the period of one year.
Dublin man Anthony Handley was jailed for two years.
# courts - Monday 16 January, 2017
His colleague William McAteer will be sentenced next week.
A man, aged in his mid 20s, suffered apparent stab wounds during the incident.
His number plate was found in the debris of a car bomb in Newry.
# courts - Friday 13 January, 2017
The boy is pleading guilty.
The boy, who has mental health and substance abuse issues, left his mother fearing for her life.
The victim was hospitalised after suffering serious injuries during the incident earlier this month.
The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.
# courts - Thursday 12 January, 2017
Prior to the chase, gardaí told Andrew Allen his life was in danger.
He said he began the shoplifting enterprise because had built up heavy debt.
Oliver Hurley had been sought for trial after Manolito Chando died on 9 April 2016, following an assault at a Salvation Army hostel in London.
The two men had over 60 previous convictions between them.
She had claimed she did not have a proper muzzle for the dog.
# courts - Wednesday 11 January, 2017
The former TV star is accused of assaulting seven women and girls between 1971 and 2003.
The abuse lasted for eight years.
He spent the cash on drugs, socialising with friends, gambling, a new bed and a Playstation.
The proceedings were struck out today.
# courts - Tuesday 10 January, 2017
The car was stopped on the M1.
# courts - Sunday 8 January, 2017
He answered “these are lies” when the second charge was put to him.
# courts - Friday 6 January, 2017
The 33-year-old woman made no application for bail.
# courts - Thursday 5 January, 2017
The court heard that it was anticipated that a cruise ship would call every second day from April to September.
# courts - Wednesday 4 January, 2017
Divorce was legalised 20 years ago after a bitter campaign and a very tight results in a referendum – now there are calls for the law to be modernised.
# courts - Tuesday 3 January, 2017
Supporters prevented Souleymane Sylla from boarding the train on the night of a Champions League game in February 2015.