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From TheJournal.ie Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed Court

Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed

He was 17 at the time of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family Courts

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family

The three men had pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie Address of woman claiming €60k over car crash has been used five times in similar cases, court hears Personal Injuries

Address of woman claiming €60k over car crash has been used five times in similar cases, court hears

Over a fourteen-month period, the address in Swords was used in almost identical cases, counsel for the insurance company said.

From TheJournal.ie Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed Courts

Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed

Garda Noel Gibbons had strongly denied making the remark, and the case was heard at the High Court today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine the pain she suffered': Read the full victim impact statement from Ana Kriegel's mother Courts

'Imagine the pain she suffered': Read the full victim impact statement from Ana Kriegel's mother

“There is such emptiness in our lives without her,” Geraldine Kriegel said.

From TheJournal.ie Second man arrested following armed robbery near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin Arrest

Second man arrested following armed robbery near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Another man was arrested last Thursday and appeared before a court on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Man who was charged over gunpoint robbery near Guinness Storehouse is denied bail Courts

Man who was charged over gunpoint robbery near Guinness Storehouse is denied bail

Paul Heaney handed himself in to gardaí following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (67) jailed for 16 months for falsely claiming €150,000 in social welfare payments Jailed

Woman (67) jailed for 16 months for falsely claiming €150,000 in social welfare payments

She falsely claimed the carer’s allowance and then falsely claimed job seeker’s allowance.

From TheJournal.ie Student appears before court charged in relation to incident at Citywest shopping centre yesterday Courts

Student appears before court charged in relation to incident at Citywest shopping centre yesterday

The accused was granted bail under strict terms after he was charged with four serious offences in connection with the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears Central Mental Hospital

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Businessman and ex-GAA star accused of attacking journalist on duty at Four Courts EDDIE OG O'REILLY

Businessman and ex-GAA star accused of attacking journalist on duty at Four Courts

He appeared at Dublin District Court this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man sues Garda commissioner for defamation High Court

Dublin man sues Garda commissioner for defamation

The alleged breach was the subject of several media reports published in late March.

From TheJournal.ie Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images Courts

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images

Martin Guerin was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment but it was suspended in its entirety.

From TheJournal.ie Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity Courts

Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity

The jury spent 54 minutes deliberating today before delivering a unanimous verdict.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears Courts

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears

The woman had a ‘fixed, false and psychotic view’ of her child’s autistic condition, the trial was told.

From TheJournal.ie Man who punched girlfriend 'more than five but less than ten times' given suspended sentence Courts

Man who punched girlfriend 'more than five but less than ten times' given suspended sentence

David Swords, from Dublin, pleaded guilty to the assault.

From TheJournal.ie Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight Courts

Young boy awarded €11k after hot liquid spilled on him during Aer Lingus flight

The boy was on an Aer Lingus flight from Gran Canaria to Dublin when the incident happened.

From TheJournal.ie Mother who admits suffocating her three-year-old daughter was 'obsessed' over autism, court hears Courts

Mother who admits suffocating her three-year-old daughter was 'obsessed' over autism, court hears

The woman has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

From TheJournal.ie Truck driver facing charges of 'dangerous driving' before court over death of elderly pedestrian Dublin

Truck driver facing charges of 'dangerous driving' before court over death of elderly pedestrian

The professional truck driver, was driving through a green traffic light in heavy traffic around lunch time on the day in question.

From TheJournal.ie Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick Courts

Man (30s) jailed for eight years for 'violent, forceful rape' of woman in Limerick

The man had been living in Ireland for eight months at the time of the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood' Courts

Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'

Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't think properly': Julian Assange appears in London court for extradition hearing Westminster

'I can't think properly': Julian Assange appears in London court for extradition hearing

Assange is accused of leaking US government secrets.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother Courts

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother

Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Man who beat up ex-partner and subjected her to 'terrifying ordeal' gets suspended sentence Courts

Man who beat up ex-partner and subjected her to 'terrifying ordeal' gets suspended sentence

In a victim impact statement, the woman said the attack traumatised her in every way.

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence Court Of Appeal

Man convicted of Tinder sexual assault appeals his five-year sentence

Paul Flaherty (30) was found guilty by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last December.

From TheJournal.ie Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years Courts

Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years

The defendant had forced the child to perform oral sex on him while other youths recorded the act on their phones.

From TheJournal.ie High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed Courts

High Court clears way for trial of man accused of sexually abusing relative over 50 years ago to proceed

The man, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had sought to halt his prosecution from proceeding.

From TheJournal.ie Man who had to be helped to exit house he burgled jailed for two years Balbriggan

Man who had to be helped to exit house he burgled jailed for two years

The Dublin man was “highly intoxicated” during the incident, a court heard.

From TheJournal.ie Jurors in Paul Gascoigne sexual assault trial shown photos of him kissing Paul Gascoigne

Jurors in Paul Gascoigne sexual assault trial shown photos of him kissing

The former England football star momentarily wept in the witness box today.

From TheJournal.ie Man who assaulted jogger and hijacked a car with two children inside jailed for 20 months Dublin

Man who assaulted jogger and hijacked a car with two children inside jailed for 20 months

He grabbed the children and tried to bite them and continued to lash out in the vehicle.

From TheJournal.ie Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub London

Two Italian men found guilty of raping woman in Soho nightclub

The victim was taken to hospital where she required surgery following the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape Victim Impact

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-sex worker asks judge to stop woman publishing claims she never 'worked' certain Dublin streets Sex Workers

Ex-sex worker asks judge to stop woman publishing claims she never 'worked' certain Dublin streets

Judge O’Connor reserved his judgment until next week.

From TheJournal.ie Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos Courts

Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos

He had plead guilty to two charges of knowingly possessing child pornography on 31 October 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Gascoigne grabbed woman's face and kissed her 'completely out of the blue', court hears Courts

Gascoigne grabbed woman's face and kissed her 'completely out of the blue', court hears

The 52-year-old ex-England footballer denies a single count of sexual assault.

From TheJournal.ie Judge denies bail for John Downey charged with 1972 murder of two soldiers Flight Risk

Judge denies bail for John Downey charged with 1972 murder of two soldiers

John Downey appeared at Omagh Magistrates’ Court after handing himself in yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path Bristol

British teen sentenced for killing motorcyclist by placing bike in his path

The teenage boy, who admitted manslaughter, cannot be named for legal reasons.

From TheJournal.ie One-punch attacker who left victim with life-changing injuries has jail term halved on appeal Courts

One-punch attacker who left victim with life-changing injuries has jail term halved on appeal

David Kirwan suffered catastrophic injuries following the assault in Bray in 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Case against Conor McGregor adjourned until 1 November at Dublin District Court Courts

Case against Conor McGregor adjourned until 1 November at Dublin District Court

McGregor appeared in court this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case IN COURT

Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case

The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.