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From TheJournal.ie Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year Courts

Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year

The victim perceived the attack as homophobic in nature. He needed 11 stitches to a cut above his right eye.

From TheJournal.ie Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm Evidence

Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm

Garda Conor Ryan was giving evidence today in the trial of Patrick Quirke, accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Man who broke into a terminally ill woman's home and repeatedly beat her son to be sentenced for false imprisonment Graham Stafford

Man who broke into a terminally ill woman's home and repeatedly beat her son to be sentenced for false imprisonment

Graham Stafford broke into the home believing one of the family owed him €3,000.

From TheJournal.ie US man went 'completely off his head' at Cork hotel and threw fire extinguisher down five floors, court hears Clayton Hotel

US man went 'completely off his head' at Cork hotel and threw fire extinguisher down five floors, court hears

Albert Santiago has pleaded guilty to 18 counts related to the incident at Clayton Hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Man who mugged 92-year-old neighbour jailed for three years Drug Debt

Man who mugged 92-year-old neighbour jailed for three years

He had done odd jobs for the victim, whom he viewed as an easy target, a court was told.

From TheJournal.ie Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance' Mr Moonlight Trial

Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'

The Central Criminal Court heard of interviews conducted by gardaí with Patrick Quirke this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out Court

Dublin's Lord Mayor to keep house after bank's €1m claim struck out

He and his wife Joyce had a large mortgage debt on their home.

From TheJournal.ie Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years Mountjoy

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years

Liam Deegan was also accused of driving the wrong way down a motorway at night.

From TheJournal.ie Wife of accused phoned gardaí when DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found, courts hears Trial

Wife of accused phoned gardaí when DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found, courts hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie High Court hears HSE claim that man allegedly set up misleading My Options website Eamon Murphy

High Court hears HSE claim that man allegedly set up misleading My Options website

The HSE is seeking an injunction restraining the defendant from using the My Options brand.

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of manslaughter of Cork pensioner in 'one punch' attack Jonathan O'Sullivan

Man found guilty of manslaughter of Cork pensioner in 'one punch' attack

Jonathan O’Sullivan (28) had pleaded not guilty to the unlawful killing of Finbar Lehane (65).

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for seven years after smuggling €1.2 million worth of heroin into Dublin airport Courts

Man jailed for seven years after smuggling €1.2 million worth of heroin into Dublin airport

Mudassar Khan’s bags were searched and customs official found 13kg of heroin wrapped up in one suitcase.

From TheJournal.ie High Court rules detention of anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy at Mountjoy is lawful Courts

High Court rules detention of anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy at Mountjoy is lawful

Gilroy is returning to jail to serve the remainder of his three-month prison term.

From TheJournal.ie Man who slashed artery in his own hand while stabbing man is jailed Tallaght Bypass

Man who slashed artery in his own hand while stabbing man is jailed

The Dublin father-of-two received a partially suspended sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí searched lands where DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found but discovered nothing, court hears Tipperary

Gardaí searched lands where DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found but discovered nothing, court hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Man who travelled from UK to Dublin to have sex with teenage girl sentenced to five years in jail Courts

Man who travelled from UK to Dublin to have sex with teenage girl sentenced to five years in jail

Justice Paul Coffey said the defendant was controlling, possessive and manipulative.

From TheJournal.ie Kildare man pleads guilty to possession of 15 guns and more than 4,000 rounds of ammunition Courts

Kildare man pleads guilty to possession of 15 guns and more than 4,000 rounds of ammunition

It took several minutes to read out the full charges count because they were so many rounds of different ammunition.

From TheJournal.ie 'Free the nipple' campaigners lose battle to overturn US conviction New Hampshire

'Free the nipple' campaigners lose battle to overturn US conviction

“We have found that the ordinance does not violate the defendants’ constitutional rights to equal protection or freedom of speech,” said one judge.

From TheJournal.ie Woman and ex-partner who re-occupied their former south Dublin residence facing €60,000 legal bill Courts

Woman and ex-partner who re-occupied their former south Dublin residence facing €60,000 legal bill

The woman and the couple’s teenage daughters entered the house after other occupants had been forced out.

From TheJournal.ie 'Michael Shine spoke very, very softly and referred to me as a nice boy most of the time' Michael Shine

'Michael Shine spoke very, very softly and referred to me as a nice boy most of the time'

Shine was yesterday found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over a period of three decades.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon Michael Shine found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over three decades Michael Shine

Retired surgeon Michael Shine found guilty of groping seven boys in his care over three decades

Judge Martin Nolan adjourned the matter until 22 February next for sentencing.

From TheJournal.ie Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears Courts

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears

Justice Carmel Stewart imposed a seven-year sentence with the final 18 months suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican Sentencing

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (24) stole €6.5k worth of designer items from Brown Thomas over Christmas period, court hears Courts

Woman (24) stole €6.5k worth of designer items from Brown Thomas over Christmas period, court hears

Ellavita Flynn went on to sell the items for “relatively little money”, the court heard.

From TheJournal.ie Nurse tells murder trial man had knife 'embedded' in chest with handle 'snapped off' Dublin

Nurse tells murder trial man had knife 'embedded' in chest with handle 'snapped off'

Gary Watson is charged with murdering former soldier Warren O’Connor nine years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Singer songwriter brings copyright infringement action to High Court over One Direction song Damages Claim

Singer songwriter brings copyright infringement action to High Court over One Direction song

David Lewis Smith claims the One Direction release Night Changes infringes his musical work.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge Investigation

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

The man was arrested earlier today following a search of a house in the Killoe area of Longford.

From TheJournal.ie Witness 'almost certain' they saw 'Mr Moonlight' van on day it was found, court hears Patrick Quirke

Witness 'almost certain' they saw 'Mr Moonlight' van on day it was found, court hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty Bobby Ryan’s murder.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon accused of groping boys says it's 'unfair' to put alleged events to him at this stage in his life Michael Shine

Retired surgeon accused of groping boys says it's 'unfair' to put alleged events to him at this stage in his life

The trial continues tomorrow before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

From TheJournal.ie Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry Fined

Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry

Joseph Harrington was fatally injured when he fell into an inadequately guarded stone crusher at the quarry.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin teen (14) accused of four violent robberies in one day Courts

Dublin teen (14) accused of four violent robberies in one day

One person allegedly suffered serious injuries in one assault.

From TheJournal.ie Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears Courts

Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears

Patrick Quirke is accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan on a date between 3 June 2011 and April 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon accused of groping a number of boys tells jury he has 'some senile dementia' Michael Shine

Retired surgeon accused of groping a number of boys tells jury he has 'some senile dementia'

The trial continues tomorrow before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase Courts

Man jailed for hijacking taxi and injuring garda during high-speed chase

Tony Ward has received a partially suspended sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Partner of man whose body was found in slurry pit was 'shaking and upset' on day he disappeared Tipperary

Partner of man whose body was found in slurry pit was 'shaking and upset' on day he disappeared

The man’s son told a jury he felt “straight away something wasn’t right”.

From TheJournal.ie Man sent to trial accused of endangerment of life over alleged circumcision carried out on baby Courts

Man sent to trial accused of endangerment of life over alleged circumcision carried out on baby

The infant needed emergency medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for stabbing ex-partner's teenage son in the stomach Courts

Man jailed for stabbing ex-partner's teenage son in the stomach

Keith Harris has been sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment with the final six months suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man found guilty of murdering dissident republican Peter Butterly

Dublin man found guilty of murdering dissident republican

Kevin Braney had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Peter Butterly in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 18 years over €92k robbery in which three women were abducted from home Tiger Kidnap

Man jailed for 18 years over €92k robbery in which three women were abducted from home

Three women were tied up and abducted during the 2014 incident.

From TheJournal.ie Woman whose boyfriend was killed and dumped in slurry pit complained to gardaí over missing person posters Courts

Woman whose boyfriend was killed and dumped in slurry pit complained to gardaí over missing person posters

Mary Lowry has finished giving evidence after four days in the trial of Patrick Quirke.

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