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From TheJournal.ie DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect Courts

DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect

However, he was released within minutes after lodging a notice of appeal.

From TheJournal.ie Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months Failed Robbery

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months

The accused told gardaí he committed the offence as he had a drug debt and was in fear of the people whom he owed.

From TheJournal.ie Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison Courts

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison

Ms Justice Burns said there was a ‘sense of class’ to the rape case before her.

From TheJournal.ie Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence Courts

Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence

The father-of-one was also ordered to continue to engage in a sex offenders’ treatment programme

From TheJournal.ie Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner Pete Taylor

Pete Taylor initiates legal proceedings against Garda Commissioner

The boxing trainer has also launched court proceedings against a number of news publications.

From TheJournal.ie Man who abducted his children and left Ireland with them for four years given nine-month jail term Courts

Man who abducted his children and left Ireland with them for four years given nine-month jail term

The 46 year-old man kept the children away from their mother without her consent.

From TheJournal.ie Supermac's franchise dispute over 'antiquated' and 'dated' Limerick restaurant Courts

Supermac's franchise dispute over 'antiquated' and 'dated' Limerick restaurant

The dispute arises out of who is to update the Ennis Road outlet.

From TheJournal.ie US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee Courts

US jury orders wife of Seán Dunne to pay €18 million to bankruptcy trustee

The unanimous decision from the 10-person jury was the result of a five-week civil trial.

From TheJournal.ie Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car Courts

Passenger loses personal injury claim over Bus Éireann vehicle involved in 4mph scrape with car

Judge Gerald Keys said that the video of the incident which occurred in June 2016 “speaks for itself”.

From TheJournal.ie 12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong' Guilty Plea

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'

Instructions from the DPP are that it would not be in the girl’s best interest for her abuser to be named.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m Courts

'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m

The court heard that the incident was ‘totally out of character’ for the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Boy B's father describes his son as 'very naive and immature' and 'very hungry for friendship' Ana Kriegel

Boy B's father describes his son as 'very naive and immature' and 'very hungry for friendship'

The prosecution has now concluded its evidence in the case.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) arrested and charged in relation to alleged threat to kill another man (30s) Drogheda

Man (20s) arrested and charged in relation to alleged threat to kill another man (30s)

The man was arrested and charged in relation to an incident in July 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told Courts

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner Courts

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner

Adam Nolan is being treated in the Central Mental Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie 34-year-old Deaf woman sues HSE over being placed in facility for the elderly High Court

34-year-old Deaf woman sues HSE over being placed in facility for the elderly

Counsel said she had been put in the nursing home on a temporary basis, but that was almost two years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge Courts

Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge

Last March, a jury convicted a 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child.

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of attempted rape of woman in Dublin Slawomir Gierlowski

Man found guilty of attempted rape of woman in Dublin

Slawomir Gierlowski (34) is currently serving a lengthy prison term for random attacks on three women.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (69) avoids jail term after trying to process bogus personal injury claim Courts

Woman (69) avoids jail term after trying to process bogus personal injury claim

Winnifred Lawrence was sent forward to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on signed pleas of guilty from the District Court.

From TheJournal.ie Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement Leaving Cert Recheck

Minister wins 'right to third-level education' appeal in Carter judgement

Carter won a case against the State Examinations Commission over the recheck of her Leaving Cert exam.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found guilty of killing her boyfriend but is cleared of his murder Tipperary

Woman found guilty of killing her boyfriend but is cleared of his murder

Mother of two Inga Ozolina (48) had pleaded not guilty to murdering Lithuanian native Audrius Pukas in Roscrea in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager charged with fatal stabbing of Azzam Raguragui in south Dublin park Dundrum

Teenager charged with fatal stabbing of Azzam Raguragui in south Dublin park

The 18 year-old was fatally stabbed in Finsbury Park on 10 May.

From TheJournal.ie Harrison bids for Tribunal findings to be quashed over Judge Charleton's alleged prior involvement with witness Disclosures Tribunal

Harrison bids for Tribunal findings to be quashed over Judge Charleton's alleged prior involvement with witness

Lawyers for the State have argued Harrison’s proceedings are fundamentally misconceived.

From TheJournal.ie DPP worker found guilty of leaking information related to arrest of suspect in dissident murder case Found Guilty

DPP worker found guilty of leaking information related to arrest of suspect in dissident murder case

Jonathan Lennon admitted having a “nosey” in the Peter Butterly murder file.

From TheJournal.ie Man who mugged two tourists in Dublin handed a suspended sentence Courts

Man who mugged two tourists in Dublin handed a suspended sentence

The man also pleaded guilty to a separate offence of assault causing harm outside a Dublin pub.

From TheJournal.ie Lawyers for convicted rapist contest victim's request to allow abuser to be named Waive Anonymity

Lawyers for convicted rapist contest victim's request to allow abuser to be named

The two grew up as neighbours and the attacks began when the woman was nine-years-old.

From TheJournal.ie Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal High Court

Garda Keith Harrison battles to quash findings from Disclosures Tribunal

Garda Harrison seeks an order from the High Court quashing findings made in the Tribunal’s second interim report.

From TheJournal.ie DPP to argue sentence in teleporter manslaughter case was too lenient Courts

DPP to argue sentence in teleporter manslaughter case was too lenient

The Director of Public Prosecutions is seeking a review of the sentence on grounds that it was “unduly lenient”.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man who made death threats through Facebook to rape victim jailed for six years Jailed

Limerick man who made death threats through Facebook to rape victim jailed for six years

The 26-year-old man pleaded guilty to raping the 19-year-old victim in November 2015,

From TheJournal.ie French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Courts

French court to begin trying Ian Bailey 'in absentia' for murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

The French TV producer was killed in Co Cork in 1996.

From TheJournal.ie Teen (18) denied bail after loaded sub-machine gun found wrapped in tea towel in bin Courts

Teen (18) denied bail after loaded sub-machine gun found wrapped in tea towel in bin

He was remanded in custody to appear on 30 May at Cloverhill District Court.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 'particularly disturbing' and 'abusive' relationship with 14-year-old girl Courts

Man jailed for 'particularly disturbing' and 'abusive' relationship with 14-year-old girl

Eoin Vickers was jailed for 11 years with the final two suspended on a number of conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Man (40s) found guilty of harassing four teenage girls on a bus in Cork Courts

Man (40s) found guilty of harassing four teenage girls on a bus in Cork

Anthony Quigley had pleaded not guilty to the charges which allegedly took place last December.

From TheJournal.ie High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme Education

High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme

The July Provision Scheme provides funding for extended schooling for children with ASD and severe/profound learning disability.

From TheJournal.ie Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital Mercy Peters

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

From TheJournal.ie Cork man accused of sexual assault and harassing four teenage girls on a bus 'told racist jokes', court hears Courts
From TheJournal.ie Refusal to allow child with 'complex educational needs' attend school during summer challenged in High Court High Court

Refusal to allow child with 'complex educational needs' attend school during summer challenged in High Court

The action has been taken on behalf of a six-year-old boy who has Down Syndrome.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years Mansoor Uddin

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years

Mansoor Uddin pleaded guilty on the morning of his trial last February at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Three men charged in relation to recent ATM thefts following foiled Belfast robbery Belfast

Three men charged in relation to recent ATM thefts following foiled Belfast robbery

The latest attempt to steal an ATM happened in east Belfast yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years Courts

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

The victim said said her abuser stole her ability to love and feel her home to be a place of refuge.