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From The42 Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday Olympics

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday

The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with murdering partner Amanda Carroll sent forward for trial Courts

Man charged with murdering partner Amanda Carroll sent forward for trial

Carroll was discovered at her home in Dublin 7 shortly on 21 October, 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Truck drivers deny murdering man at Cork petrol station Fermoy

Truck drivers deny murdering man at Cork petrol station

Ludovit Pasztor was struck with an iron bar during a row in February 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years Donegal

Man who raped his teenage daughter in 'depraved' attacks jailed for 11 years

Annie Lafferty said the “scars that man left on me will always be there”.

From TheJournal.ie Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house Courts

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house

Seamus Marley (45) was found guilty last month of raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in the 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager attacked social care worker who was driving car, tearing out clumps of hair Attack

Teenager attacked social care worker who was driving car, tearing out clumps of hair

The teen lunged at the social care worker as they were driving a car.

From TheJournal.ie Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial continue deliberations this afternoon Mr Moonlight

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial continue deliberations this afternoon

The jury of six men and six women have been deliberating for almost 10 hours so far.

From TheJournal.ie 15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens Tusla

15-year-old girl pimped by girlfriend for drugs and money to be placed in facility for troubled teens

One of several men that had unprotected sex with the teenager is a male prostitute who is HIV positive.

From TheJournal.ie Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow Mr Moonlight

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears Gun Crime

Schoolboy (15) had semi-automatic pistol 'fully loaded and ready for use’ under his bed, court hears

The boy has been accused of unlawful possession of a Walther PPQ 9mm semi-automatic pistol.

From TheJournal.ie Company linked to Johnny Ronan sues Dublin City Council over height restriction guidelines Courts

Company linked to Johnny Ronan sues Dublin City Council over height restriction guidelines

The firm claims that two of its planning applications could be affected by the restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie Jury in trial of Patrick Quirke told to consider circumstantial evidence with care Mr Moonlight Trial

Jury in trial of Patrick Quirke told to consider circumstantial evidence with care

After almost two months of evidence, the jury is expected to begin deliberations this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford Seizure

Two to appear in court over seizure of €1.3m worth of cannabis in Waterford

The drugs were seized from a grow house on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie High Court grants order moving woman with anorexia to different HSE facility Courts

High Court grants order moving woman with anorexia to different HSE facility

The woman’s recent weight drop was “a very serious turn of events,” the judge said.

From TheJournal.ie 'Curious and inquisitive person': Closing arguments finish in Patrick Quirke murder trial Mr Moolight

'Curious and inquisitive person': Closing arguments finish in Patrick Quirke murder trial

Farmer Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Mary Lowry's evidence called into question by murder accused Patrick Quirke's defence laywers Mr Moonlight

Mary Lowry's evidence called into question by murder accused Patrick Quirke's defence laywers

Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Judge orders parents' arrest after girl misses every day of first year in school Courts

Judge orders parents' arrest after girl misses every day of first year in school

The man and woman were not present when their case was called.

From TheJournal.ie How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees? PAC Mentality

How relevant is the Kerins Supreme Court ruling to Oireachtas committees?

“We have to act within the law, whether we like it or not,” the chair of the Oireachtas Sports committee told his members this week.

From TheJournal.ie Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website Silk Road

Dark web drug dealer jailed for 5 years after rebooting notorious Silk Road website

FBI agents shut down the first incarnation of the Silk Road site in October 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatric report ordered on teenager who tried to murder woman he met online Attempted Murder

Psychiatric report ordered on teenager who tried to murder woman he met online

He had met his 25-year-old victim on the Whisper social media app, where he had pretended to be 19.

From TheJournal.ie Man who kicked his former partner in the face during attack jailed for five years Circuit Criminal Court

Man who kicked his former partner in the face during attack jailed for five years

In her victim impact statement, the woman said she had to have surgery to repair her eye.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man who stole €500 worth of mass donations from church gets suspended sentence Courts

Dublin man who stole €500 worth of mass donations from church gets suspended sentence

Justin Murray pleaded guilty to stealing the cash from a church in Ballymun in November 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecution case against Patrick Quirke is 'forensically barren', court told Mr Moonlight

Prosecution case against Patrick Quirke is 'forensically barren', court told

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí clarify that taxi driver who sexually assaulted 3 women has had licence revoked Courts

Gardaí clarify that taxi driver who sexually assaulted 3 women has had licence revoked

Mansoor Uddin yesterday pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault on 30 January 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (36) jailed for 10 years for attempting to murder civil servant walking home from work Dublin

Woman (36) jailed for 10 years for attempting to murder civil servant walking home from work

Laura Kenna was found guilty by a jury last month of attempting to murder Fionnuala Burke.

From TheJournal.ie 'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards Personal Injury

'High time' people stop thinking others should pay, judge warns about personal injury awards

Judge Michael Coghlan’s comment during a sitting of Dublin District Civil Court today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare jailed for seven years for assault and false imprisonment Special Criminal Court

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare jailed for seven years for assault and false imprisonment

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said today that the violent side of O’Hare’s personality is a source of continuing concern.

From TheJournal.ie Man admitted that he sought out pornographic material of babies online, court hears Courts

Man admitted that he sought out pornographic material of babies online, court hears

At Ennis Circuit Court today, the man admitted to gardaí that he was a Nepiophile.

From TheJournal.ie Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case Appeal

Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case

The woman, who is in her 30s, was convicted at Dublin District Court of neglecting the boy’s education.

From TheJournal.ie Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault Courts

Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault

The case was adjourned to allow for the preparation of a psychological report.

From TheJournal.ie Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist Joanna Kangley

Solicitor avoids jail time after giving mobile phone to incarcerated rapist

Joanne Kangley (41) appeared at Portlaoise Circuit Court pleading guilty to the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Man raped teenage daughter once per week while his wife was away, court hears Courts

Man raped teenage daughter once per week while his wife was away, court hears

Annie Lafferty (25) told the court she wished to waive her right to anonymity.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed after breaking into terminally ill woman's house and repeatedly beating her son Graham Stafford

Man jailed after breaking into terminally ill woman's house and repeatedly beating her son

Graham Stafford (36) has been jailed for four and a half years.

From TheJournal.ie 'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches Mr Moonlight

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Explosives found in Dublin car equal to over half amount used in Omagh bombing, court hears Special Criminal Court

Explosives found in Dublin car equal to over half amount used in Omagh bombing, court hears

John Roche (55) and John Brock (46) were last week found guilty of possessing 167kg of explosives in the boot of a car.

From TheJournal.ie Jackie Healy-Rae (23) and two others in court on Kenmare assault charges Co Kerry

Jackie Healy-Rae (23) and two others in court on Kenmare assault charges

Jackie Healy Rae is contesting a local election seat in the new four-seat Castleisland area in the May local elections

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for chasing garda in court and shouting that he hoped she would 'get run over by a bus' Courts

Man jailed for chasing garda in court and shouting that he hoped she would 'get run over by a bus'

John Gavin was sentenced to 20 months in prison for the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment Courts

Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment

Terence Maguire caused the explosion in an attempt to take his own life.

From TheJournal.ie Injuries to Bobby Ryan's body not caused by fallen debris after gardaí lifted tank lid, court hears Patrick Quirke

Injuries to Bobby Ryan's body not caused by fallen debris after gardaí lifted tank lid, court hears

Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Freedom of Information Act is dead': High Court rules against Information Commissioner in UCC finding Information Commissioner

'The Freedom of Information Act is dead': High Court rules against Information Commissioner in UCC finding

The ruling is believed to have huge implications for the application of the Act.