# courts - Today’s News
A garda said Ellis said “a demon got into my head and made me do it. I’ve no control over this demon.”
# courts - Yesterday’s News
The judge convicted Eircom and imposed fines amounting to €16,500 which must be paid within two months.
Peter Herron claimed to have a legal right to live in the property because he had possession of it.
Jonathan Dowdall and his father will be sentenced on 28 April.
# courts - Sunday 26 March, 2017
A TG4 documentary looks at cases where men killed their partners, and asks why this is so common in Irish society.
€53 million was spent on providing free legal aid to people facing criminal charges last year alone.
# courts - Saturday 25 March, 2017
The teenager claims that her mother horsewhipped her.
# courts - Friday 24 March, 2017
The man’s removal from Ireland is expected to take place shortly.
One of them, a priest, was seriously injured and left unable perform his parish duties.
The German Shepherd had bitten an eight-year-old in the leg.
# courts - Thursday 23 March, 2017
The woman’s alleged rapist won his appeal against a 1998 conviction for rape and incest some years ago.
Patrick Clarke made two phone calls to Paul Gilmartin, a man he did not know.
# courts - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
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.”
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
Eimantas Valteris was the first Lithuanian to stand trial at the Special Criminal Court.
The Dublin driver was travelling at up to twice the legal speed limit, the court heard today.
Deirdre McCarthy’s strangled body was found washed up on Fanore Beach, Co Clare, on 31 March 2011.
The price will be negotiated in secret between John O’Neill and any prospective purchaser.
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
Father-of-three Mark Richardson died after suffering a number of stab wounds at his home on Thursday evening.
He was sentenced to four-and-a-half years imprisonment for IRA membership on Thursday.
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
Desmond Duffy is accused of the murder of 59-year-old Des Sullivan last year in Rathmines.
Paul Moore (51) had been on bail awaiting sentencing for the offence which took place on the DART in 2014.
Douglas was shot dead on a Dublin street last year.
# courts - Wednesday 15 March, 2017
Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to her murder but guilty to her manslaughter.
The judge agreed that the proceedings were launched too late.
# courts - Tuesday 14 March, 2017
Roy Webster has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall in 2015.
The shop denied negligence in the case.
Hans Vogel with an address at Cameron Court, Cork Street, Dublin 8 pleaded guilty to five charges.
# courts - Monday 13 March, 2017
"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.
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
A jury was told how the woman and her 10-week-old baby were threatened during the 15-hour ordeal.
The driver said he was attacked by a group of passengers and that a passerby dressed as Santa tried to intervene.
Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall.
“Ireland is now a nightmare for us,” the man said.
He told gardaí one victim was in the “wrong place at the wrong time”.