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#Courts

# courts - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Woman attacked by dog in public park loses €60k damages claim against council Dublin

Woman attacked by dog in public park loses €60k damages claim against council

Joanne Stewart was attacked by a boxer dog in Corkagh Park in Inchicore, Dublin.

# courts - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal Courts

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades Obscene

Man charged with possession of first book to be banned in Ireland in nearly two decades

He also stands accused of two counts of sexual assault of a boy aged under ten over a decade ago.

From TheJournal.ie Thief who broke into isolated home of All-Ireland winning captain jailed for nine months Clare

Thief who broke into isolated home of All-Ireland winning captain jailed for nine months

The burglary occurred at the rural Co Clare home of former county captain Anthony Daly in October 2016.

# courts - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Convicted: Woman killed former partner and left body in back garden Manslaughter

Convicted: Woman killed former partner and left body in back garden

She was found not guilty of murder. The pair were housemates.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail Courts

Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail

The man is set to be sentenced for sexually assaulting the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian Elor Azaria

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

From TheJournal.ie Cyclist who collided with passenger at bus stop awarded €15,000 in damages Courts

Cyclist who collided with passenger at bus stop awarded €15,000 in damages

The woman claimed the cycle lane should have had a clear sign for cyclists to yield at the bus stop.

# courts - Monday 20 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Court told taxi driver was 'lying through his teeth' in car crash injury claim Withdrawn

Court told taxi driver was 'lying through his teeth' in car crash injury claim

He said he had been off work after a car accident.

From TheJournal.ie 'The justice system is a f***ing joke': Parents react as son's killer jailed for five years Palmerstown Lodge

'The justice system is a f***ing joke': Parents react as son's killer jailed for five years

Justice Butler was forced to adjourn the hearing when friends and relatives of the dead man reacted angrily to the sentence.

From TheJournal.ie 'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence Sentencing

'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence

“He will never come back from the ground and she will be out in three years.”

# courts - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home Courts

Man jailed for 11 months for breaking into his sister's home

Alan Fagan stole a black Samsung tablet worth €400.

# courts - Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First Dates star avoids jail after pleading guilty to harassing celebrity chef Dylan McGrath Court

First Dates star avoids jail after pleading guilty to harassing celebrity chef Dylan McGrath

She bombarded the chef with nuisance phone calls and disturbing messages about “demons and souls”.

# courts - Friday 17 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Wife of man murdered in row over chihuahua throws water bottle as men convicted of killing Verdict

Wife of man murdered in row over chihuahua throws water bottle as men convicted of killing

Outside the building Nevin’s family and friends stood shouting while gardai kept the families of the convicted men inside.

From TheJournal.ie Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal Courts

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal

64-year-old Anthony Handley had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing the death of a 31-year-old to her daughter in January 2014.

From TheJournal.ie High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way Courts

High Court overturns €40,000 damages payout to woman who fell on Wicklow Way

The judge said the woman was genuine, but had been negligent when she fell.

# courts - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie High-tech hotel backed by Denis O'Brien to open in Dublin next July Futuristic

High-tech hotel backed by Denis O'Brien to open in Dublin next July

The eight-storey hotel is due to open in July 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month Courts

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month

27-year-old Ruzmond Muwaniri, who suffers from schizophrenia, is also facing sentencing for punching another man in the face and smashing his teeth.

# courts - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young girl receives €17,500 after being fed "excessively hot soup" by creche Circuit Civil Court

Young girl receives €17,500 after being fed "excessively hot soup" by creche

Emily Murphy was aged one at the time of the incident.

# courts - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gym owner who broke girlfriend's teeth avoids jail Suspended Sentence

Gym owner who broke girlfriend's teeth avoids jail

The woman was treated for two broken teeth and swelling to her face after the “brief alcohol-fuelled incident”.

From TheJournal.ie Former hairdresser who claimed she was intimidated by ex-employer awarded €25,000 in damages Circuit Civil Court
From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb

62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.

# courts - Monday 13 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman to appeal case of stepson awarded a share of €3.3 million lotto win Not Over Yet

Woman to appeal case of stepson awarded a share of €3.3 million lotto win

Mary Walsh’s lawyers argued that she was not obliged to say where the lotto had gone.

From TheJournal.ie Jury dismissed after one member falls asleep 15 minutes into opening statements What Did I Miss

Jury dismissed after one member falls asleep 15 minutes into opening statements

A second juror also seemed on the verge of nodding off.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager appears in court accused of raping girl on grounds of a Dublin college Children's Court

Teenager appears in court accused of raping girl on grounds of a Dublin college

There was no objection to bail subject to the youth obeying a number of conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Man who claimed he was injured after being trapped in Luas door loses €60,000 claim Red Cow

Man who claimed he was injured after being trapped in Luas door loses €60,000 claim

From the the CCTV video the judge said she had been unable to find any evidence of negligence on the part of the defendant.

From TheJournal.ie Teen jailed for 4.5 years for stabbing young man in the heart at Halloween party Lorcan O'reilly

Teen jailed for 4.5 years for stabbing young man in the heart at Halloween party

The incident occurred at the Oliver Bond Flats.

# courts - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Filmmakers order to cut Bollywood scenes that poked fun at lawyers Censorship Board

Filmmakers order to cut Bollywood scenes that poked fun at lawyers

The ruling was over the comedy-drama JollyLLB 2.

# courts - Saturday 11 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump considering signing new executive order as travel ban held up in the courts STRONG HANDS

Trump considering signing new executive order as travel ban held up in the courts

The US president also praised Japanese leader Shinzo Abe’s “strong hands” as the pair met.

From TheJournal.ie Court told of 'exceptional turnaround' by man with 70 convictions who punched pregnant woman Courts

Court told of 'exceptional turnaround' by man with 70 convictions who punched pregnant woman

The court previously heard he had a “tragic background” but was now anxious to rehabilitate himself.

# courts - Friday 10 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery Courts

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery

Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison Courts

Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison

Laurence Bryan was drug-free on his release from prison but relapsed following a family argument.

# courts - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today Courts

Two Irishmen charged with gun offences in Amsterdam today

Of the four men who were arrested Sunday, one man has been charged with attempted manslaughter.

From TheJournal.ie Girl feared she'd be raped after two 17-year-olds bundled her into car Dublin

Girl feared she'd be raped after two 17-year-olds bundled her into car

The judge described the CCTV evidence as “chilling” in court.

From TheJournal.ie 'She died alone and unaided': Woman jailed for killing her cousin Courts

'She died alone and unaided': Woman jailed for killing her cousin

Bernadette Cash was left in a critical condition from being punched and kicked in the head.

From TheJournal.ie Man gets four-year sentence for setting a motorbike on fire on a Dublin city street Courts

Man gets four-year sentence for setting a motorbike on fire on a Dublin city street

The court heard that the man, who has an alcohol problem, could not recall the incident.

# courts - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home Laois County Council

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home

The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service Portmarnock

Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service

Adam McCarthy expressed “genuine remorse” in court over the attack which left Niall McHale unconscious.

From TheJournal.ie Men in forestry fraud case accused of deception by inducing investor to hand over £52k Courts

Men in forestry fraud case accused of deception by inducing investor to hand over £52k

Garret Hevey also faces an additional charge for possessing €1.9 million in crime proceeds.

From TheJournal.ie Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service Courts

Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service

The man was ordered to carry out the community service within a year in lieu of a two year jail term.

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