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Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year
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Man who doused petrol on his wife and children jailed for one year

Jul 16th 2021, 5:46 PM 66,406 Views 0 Comments

The man doused the woman and her children after he set alight petrol he spread in their home.

Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted
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Convicted rapist accused of making death threats to prosecutors was planning to have his solicitor abducted

Jun 17th 2021, 10:07 PM 30,887 Views 0 Comments

Michael Murray (50) admitted to detectives he was planning to have his own solicitor abducted.

Man jailed after hijacking car from parent outside Tallaght creche
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Man jailed after hijacking car from parent outside Tallaght creche

Jun 8th 2021, 5:37 PM 17,378 Views 6 Comments

Thomas McDonnell was in a ‘drug-induced psychosis’ when he threw himself over the bonnet of the injured party’s car, the court heard.

Teenager to face trial accused of dangerous driving causing death of Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes
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Teenager to face trial accused of dangerous driving causing death of Deliveroo cyclist Thiago Cortes

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:43 PM 22,323 Views 0 Comments

Cortes was struck by a car while cycling on North Wall Quay in Dublin.

Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules
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Ban on learner driver permits for asylum seekers not discrimination, court rules

Jul 30th 2020, 6:12 PM 31,884 Views 49 Comments

The ruling overturns a previous finding in favour of people living in direct

Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)
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Explainer: How 'examinership' works in Ireland (including how Saddam Hussein comes into it)

Jun 6th 2020, 9:30 AM 20,387 Views 1 Comment

Experts believe the process could provide a lifeline for troubled businesses in the post-pandemic period.

A mother has been jailed for repeatedly assaulting and threatening to kill her children
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A mother has been jailed for repeatedly assaulting and threatening to kill her children

Jan 24th 2020, 3:34 PM 56,555 Views 0 Comments

The woman was jailed for two years.

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed
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Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed

Jan 14th 2020, 6:45 AM 36,702 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty.

Boy (8) awarded €25,000 after falling and lacerating face outside Howth hotel
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Boy (8) awarded €25,000 after falling and lacerating face outside Howth hotel

Dec 13th 2018, 7:32 AM 24,127 Views 0 Comments

The boy scarred his forehead at The Deer Park Hotel more than five years ago.

Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case
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Four female lecturers at NUIG promoted after settling gender discrimination case

Jul 25th 2018, 3:27 PM 19,710 Views 62 Comments

The proceedings were taken after the four claimed they were overlooked for promotions between 2008 and 2009.

Toddler awarded €25,000 in damages from creche which featured on RTÉ's Prime Time
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Toddler awarded €25,000 in damages from creche which featured on RTÉ's Prime Time

Apr 10th 2018, 3:00 PM 26,211 Views 0 Comments

The crèche was the subject of a undercover investigation into the standard of preschools.

Judge dismisses claim worker's thumb injury was worsened by 'his daughter tugging it', awards him €23,000
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Judge dismisses claim worker's thumb injury was worsened by 'his daughter tugging it', awards him €23,000

Mar 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 44,035 Views 37 Comments

Robert Owczarek had injured his right thumb while stacking crates at Dunnes Stores in the Ashleaf Shopping Centre in January 2016.

'He makes me sick to my stomach': Uncle who repeatedly raped nephew jailed for 11 years
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'He makes me sick to my stomach': Uncle who repeatedly raped nephew jailed for 11 years

Dec 7th 2017, 7:40 PM 36,183 Views 0 Comments

The victim described how his uncle mentally tortured him and rendered his teenage years “a sad blur”.

Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury
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Judge questions credibility of claimant and holds him half-responsible for his injury

Nov 25th 2017, 6:30 PM 23,451 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said the complainant had “a propensity of misinforming doctors regarding his injuries”.

'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam
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'A fraud': Judge rules woman deliberately set trap for other driver in insurance scam

Nov 14th 2017, 3:15 PM 33,358 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Raymond Groarke said Angela McDonagh set up the claim in an “amateur fashion”.

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years
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Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years

Jan 13th 2017, 6:35 AM 16,641 Views 35 Comments

The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court
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Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:24 PM 29,126 Views 0 Comments

The schoolgirl was forced into a car and taken away, until gardaí intercepted the car on the M1 in Dublin.

Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court
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Woman fined €100 after admitting bigamy at Limerick court

Dec 8th 2016, 7:05 PM 47,688 Views 0 Comments

“The offence of bigamy would be the talk of the town.”

'How can I do the work the Government expects me to do when they wont give me the judges I need?'
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'How can I do the work the Government expects me to do when they wont give me the judges I need?'

Nov 24th 2016, 4:43 PM 8,487 Views 0 Comments

The president of the Circuit Court, Justice Raymond Groarke said he would be five judges down in the New Year.

Man who fell off hospital trolley settles €60,000 claim
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Man who fell off hospital trolley settles €60,000 claim

Oct 5th 2016, 3:08 PM 23,570 Views 36 Comments

The nature and extent of injuries were challenged in the defence.

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages
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Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

Oct 4th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,202 Views 33 Comments

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche
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Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche

Jul 26th 2016, 3:31 PM 31,660 Views 121 Comments

The girl was two at the time of the incident, which left a permanent visible scar.

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing
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"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

Mar 7th 2016, 1:50 PM 33,950 Views 0 Comments

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

Court rules that Dunnes were right to sack shop assistant who sold wine to 16-year-old
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Court rules that Dunnes were right to sack shop assistant who sold wine to 16-year-old

Feb 16th 2016, 1:09 PM 33,446 Views 43 Comments

The judge accepted her mistake was a “momentary lapse” but he saw nothing unfair about the investigation procedure.

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop
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# Damages

Teenager awarded €19k after electronic frame fell on her in Eason shop

Feb 10th 2016, 12:13 PM 19,813 Views 21 Comments

The Circuit Court heard that she suffered a concussion injury and soft-tissue damage.

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial
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# Water Charges

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial

Jan 22nd 2016, 11:37 AM 16,774 Views 0 Comments

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has been accused of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company
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Punter wins legal battle against Dublin betting company

Jan 20th 2016, 3:06 PM 27,801 Views 13 Comments

A District Court decree for €13,835 was upheld against Sports Spread Betting (Ireland) Ltd, Ballsbridge, Dublin.

Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl
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Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl

Nov 5th 2015, 11:11 AM 22,364 Views 85 Comments

Michael Martin appeared in Portlaoise Circuit Court today.

Bertie Ahern's 'dig-out' friend sees D4 property handed back to the bank
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Bertie Ahern's 'dig-out' friend sees D4 property handed back to the bank

Oct 28th 2015, 5:29 PM 21,298 Views 0 Comments

Jim Nugent told the Mahon Tribunal that he had given the former Taoiseach €2,500.

Disability charity granted injunction against employee who 'posted unauthorised photos of children online'
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Disability charity granted injunction against employee who 'posted unauthorised photos of children online'

Oct 27th 2015, 5:09 PM 17,632 Views 0 Comments

Enable Ireland says it suspended Caroline Sheehan following several requests that she remove the images.

Woman settles case with shopping centre after she tripped on a stopped escalator
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Woman settles case with shopping centre after she tripped on a stopped escalator

Oct 14th 2015, 4:55 PM 27,475 Views 54 Comments

The woman damaged her knee in the incident.

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche
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# A Breach Of Trust

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche

Oct 7th 2015, 12:18 PM 34,805 Views 92 Comments

Court heard that she went from being a ‘happy’ child to a ‘;cranky’ one after being moved to a different room in the creche.

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial
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# Taking The Stand

Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial

Aug 13th 2015, 12:52 PM 15,124 Views 231 Comments

The Tánaiste will give evidence when over 20 water protesters stand trial.

The number of female judges has hit a record high
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The number of female judges has hit a record high

Dec 2nd 2014, 8:05 PM 15,554 Views 59 Comments

Exactly one third of judges in the country are women.

Four judges chosen to fill vacancies in High Court
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Four judges chosen to fill vacancies in High Court

Oct 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,253 Views 8 Comments

The judges have been nominated to fill the vacancies that will arise when other High Court judges move to the new Court of Appeal.

There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year
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There were 365 repossession orders made in the first 6 months of this year

Oct 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,612 Views 25 Comments

There were 313 made in the Circuit Court and 52 made in the High Court.

33 jobs saved at Kildare playgroup
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33 jobs saved at Kildare playgroup

Jul 10th 2014, 9:04 AM 11,014 Views 2 Comments

Celbridge Playzone is the first Irish company to exit examinership through the Circuit Court.

Minister has been given the latest symphysiotomy report following judge's review
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# Symphysiotomy

Minister has been given the latest symphysiotomy report following judge's review

Apr 6th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,690 Views 10 Comments

There are now two reports about the issue on James Reilly’s desk – but neither has been published.

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed
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# Thrown Out

Woman who jumped to catch sex toy has damages claim dismissed

Apr 1st 2014, 11:57 PM 54,251 Views 117 Comments

Syvia Deehan was knocked over and injured in the course of a ‘Ladies Night’ event at the Lough Inn pub in south Dublin.

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year
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# Jobswatch

Carl Scarpa and Flannery's Pub among eight firms who saved over 400 jobs so far this year

Mar 31st 2014, 11:36 AM 13,305 Views 5 Comments

The Hughes Blake SME Examinership Index showed that seven of the eight firms were SMEs.

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