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From TheJournal.ie Family of man who died tragically at St Columba's Hospital brings legal action against HSE High Court

Family of man who died tragically at St Columba's Hospital brings legal action against HSE

30-year-old Karl Collins died at the hospital in Sligo on 3 April 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Bobby Ryan died from blunt force trauma to the head, court hears Mr Moonlight Trial

Bobby Ryan died from blunt force trauma to the head, court hears

The court also heard that it is possible that Ryan’s body was placed rather than thrown into the tank where it was found.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who repeatedly slammed door into girl's head and set fire to her hair jailed for six years Circuit Criminal Court

Teen who repeatedly slammed door into girl's head and set fire to her hair jailed for six years

Judge Melanie Greally imposed a three-year sentence for the “sadistic” and “degrading” assault.

From TheJournal.ie Man who previously knocked down and killed French tourists jailed for driving at garda John Cash

Man who previously knocked down and killed French tourists jailed for driving at garda

John Cash received a three and a half year sentence.

From TheJournal.ie High Court refuses 'radical' application by Sean Quinn's children in case against IBRC Courts

High Court refuses 'radical' application by Sean Quinn's children in case against IBRC

Justice Garrett Simons said there was ‘no realistic basis’ for the application.

From TheJournal.ie Two brothers appear in court charged with rape of teenage girl Gardaí

Two brothers appear in court charged with rape of teenage girl

The two were arrested at Mayorstone Garda Station in Limerick this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'A downright lie': Patrick Quirke denies demanding money from Mary Lowry, court hears Mr Moonlight Trial

'A downright lie': Patrick Quirke denies demanding money from Mary Lowry, court hears

Quirke said Lowry did give him a €20,000 loan, but denied receiving a cheque for €50,000, a trial heard today.

From TheJournal.ie Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers Courts

Fines totalling more than €126k in court crackdown on M50 toll dodgers

The penalties yesterday ranged from €2,500 to €15,000.

From TheJournal.ie Drunk driver who killed GAA coach jailed for four years Eugene McNamara

Drunk driver who killed GAA coach jailed for four years

Rene Miko (21) knocked down Eugene McNamara (42) in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears Central Criminal Court

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears

The young woman delivered a highly emotional victim impact statement to the court.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' former lawyer, has been arrested on suspicion of fraud Stormy Weather

Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' former lawyer, has been arrested on suspicion of fraud

Avenatti is accused of threatening to “take $10 billion off your client’s market cap … I’m not f***ing around,” according to the complaint.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges Extradition

Dublin man extradited to the US to face child pornography charges

Eric Eoin Marques will appear in court in the US on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Quirke told Tusla that Mary Lowry was fixated on new relationship, trial hears Mr Moonlight

Quirke told Tusla that Mary Lowry was fixated on new relationship, trial hears

Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court Courts

Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

James Joseph Cassidy will be sentenced on 29 April.

From TheJournal.ie Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears Patrick Quirke

Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears

Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie 'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer Courts

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer

Rihards Lavickis (26) had pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.

From TheJournal.ie Hutch family member jailed for breaking into Revenue offices and assaulting man Alan Hutch

Hutch family member jailed for breaking into Revenue offices and assaulting man

Judge Greally imposed a four year sentence and suspended the final 18 months on strict conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Man who set two large dogs on a woman told he can't own any dogs bigger than a terrier in future Courts

Man who set two large dogs on a woman told he can't own any dogs bigger than a terrier in future

Daniel Molloy was given a three-year suspended prison sentence over the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Court of Appeal to get more judges to deal with backlog of cases Courts

Court of Appeal to get more judges to deal with backlog of cases

The number of judges in the court is set to be increased from nine to fifteen.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court clears way for US extradition of Dublin man on child pornography charges Courts

Supreme Court clears way for US extradition of Dublin man on child pornography charges

Now aged in his early thirties, Eric Eoin Marques is wanted by US authorities.

From TheJournal.ie Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse Court

Alleged IRA man goes on trial accused of raping two teenage boys in republican safehouse

The man (45) has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug Courts

Former soldier settles case over health problems he claims were caused by anti-malaria drug

He brought proceedings over what he claimed were the effects of taking Larium while he served with the Defence Forces.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence Animal Cruelty

Man jailed for animal cruelty days before his son died moves to appeal his three-year sentence

James Kavanagh pleaded guilty to 30 counts of causing or allowing animal cruelty at his property in April 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who stole over €40,000 from former GP she was caring for jailed for two years ATM Withdrawals

Woman who stole over €40,000 from former GP she was caring for jailed for two years

The victim, now aged 90, said she felt an “immense sense of betrayal”.

From TheJournal.ie 82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport Shannon Airport

82-year-old ex-US marine remanded in jail over alleged security breach at Shannon Airport

Judge Keane said that the two are facing “very serious charges”.

From TheJournal.ie Banned hit-and-run driver who seriously injured cyclist jailed for five years Sentenced

Banned hit-and-run driver who seriously injured cyclist jailed for five years

Jonathan Wainyae pleaded guilty to causing serious bodily injury.

From TheJournal.ie Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point' Patrick Quirke

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon discharged the jury until next Wednesday this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Murder charge struck out because of a delay in serving book of evidence David Boland

Murder charge struck out because of a delay in serving book of evidence

David Boland was stabbed to death in November last year.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager pleads guilty to repeatedly slamming door into girl's head Courts

Teenager pleads guilty to repeatedly slamming door into girl's head

18-year-old David Lynch has pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Man (35) charged over theft of 800 year-old mummified 'Crusader' head from Dublin church St Michan's Church

Man (35) charged over theft of 800 year-old mummified 'Crusader' head from Dublin church

The Crusader was decapitated and the head was stolen from St Michan’s Church last month.

From TheJournal.ie Student who engaged in 'extreme bullying' escapes conviction but told to donate €1,000 to poor box Courts

Student who engaged in 'extreme bullying' escapes conviction but told to donate €1,000 to poor box

The victim was stamped upon and repeatedly beaten by older pupils at the school.

From TheJournal.ie Miriam O'Callaghan distressed over 'scam product' ads, court hears High Court

Miriam O'Callaghan distressed over 'scam product' ads, court hears

The fake ads wrongly state that O’Callaghan has left her position in RTÉ to focus on promoting the skincare range.

From TheJournal.ie Date set for inquest into death of murdered student Jastine Valdez Inquest

Date set for inquest into death of murdered student Jastine Valdez

The 24-year-old student was abducted in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow on Saturday 19 May 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Garda whose driving caused death of pedestrian (75) has nine-month sentence deferred Courts

Garda whose driving caused death of pedestrian (75) has nine-month sentence deferred

Garda Farrell had pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dangerous driving.

From TheJournal.ie Sean Quinn 'gambled children's property' which left them faced with 'disastrous consequences', High Court hears Anglo Irish Bank

Sean Quinn 'gambled children's property' which left them faced with 'disastrous consequences', High Court hears

The action first initiated in 2011 was delayed for several years pending criminal cases against various Anglo officials.

From TheJournal.ie Childcare court case worries: Families 'cheek-by-jowl' with prisoners, and a huge volume of cases Dr Carol Coulter

Childcare court case worries: Families 'cheek-by-jowl' with prisoners, and a huge volume of cases

In one court on one day, with just one judge, there were 139 cases listed, consisting of crime, general civil law, and child care.

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of murdering 90-year-old farmer Paddy Lyons Courts

Man found guilty of murdering 90-year-old farmer Paddy Lyons

The panel of eight men and four women rejected 28-year-old Ross Outram’s claim that he repeatedly struck Paddy Lyons in “self defence”.

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of abusing his daughter has conviction quashed over his barrister’s error in closing speech Waterford

Man found guilty of abusing his daughter has conviction quashed over his barrister’s error in closing speech

The error was pointed out by the trial judge who said it was “serious” and a “very significant issue”.

From TheJournal.ie Sixth person arrested in relation to Strokestown eviction incident Strokestown

Sixth person arrested in relation to Strokestown eviction incident

The events followed the repossession of a property in December.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor gave Patrick Quirke anti-depressants after he claimed he was stressed over affair, court told Mr Moonlight Trial

Doctor gave Patrick Quirke anti-depressants after he claimed he was stressed over affair, court told

A GP said Quirke was “upset” at Mary Lowry’s relationship with Bobby Ryan.