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From TheJournal.ie If Jobstown jury not satisfied Burton was totally restrained in car, 'case has fallen at first hurdle' Jobstown Trial

If Jobstown jury not satisfied Burton was totally restrained in car, 'case has fallen at first hurdle'

The judge said the prosecution’s case had failed if the jury were not satisfied Burton and her assistant were fully restrained.

From TheJournal.ie Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount Tallaght

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount

The Dublin man used a fake Facebook profile to lure his ex-girlfriend to a hotel room.

From TheJournal.ie 'This case is not about the right to protest': Jury sent for deliberations in Jobstown trial Jobstown

'This case is not about the right to protest': Jury sent for deliberations in Jobstown trial

Judge Melanie Greally gave her final instructions to the jury before they began deliberating this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Accused tried to urinate on his hands before firearms residue testing, court hears Dublin City

Accused tried to urinate on his hands before firearms residue testing, court hears

Seán Ducque is charged with murdering Kieran Farrelly in Dublin city in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years London

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby walks free from court as judge declares a mistrial in his sexual assault case Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby walks free from court as judge declares a mistrial in his sexual assault case

The jury could not reach a decision on the charges.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby elects not to testify as defence calls just one witness in sexual assault trial Final Arguments

Bill Cosby elects not to testify as defence calls just one witness in sexual assault trial

Concluding arguments have been delivered by both sides in the high-profile trial of the comedian.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom Egypt

Varadkar willing to consider 'different approach' to secure Ibrahim Halawa's freedom

Halawa has spent almost four years in jail without trial.

From TheJournal.ie Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man', accuser's mother tells trial Sexual Assault

Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man', accuser's mother tells trial

Andrea Constand alleges that the TV star drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2004.

From TheJournal.ie Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial Massachusetts

Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself via texts goes on trial

The court heard that Michelle Carter played a “sick game” with another person’s life.

From TheJournal.ie Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand Philadelphia

Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand

Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

From TheJournal.ie Harris admits government can't express confidence in State's corporate watchdog Sean FitzPatrick

Harris admits government can't express confidence in State's corporate watchdog

Sinn Fein said the government’s handling of white-collar crime was like a Monty Python sketch.

From TheJournal.ie The DPP wants to see corporate watchdog's transcripts of Sean Fitzpatrick trial Collapse

The DPP wants to see corporate watchdog's transcripts of Sean Fitzpatrick trial

The ODCE has come in for criticism after the collapse of the trial.

From TheJournal.ie Garda tells Jobstown trial she feared for Joan Burton's safety Jobstown

Garda tells Jobstown trial she feared for Joan Burton's safety

Garda Fionnuala Whelan said she had not manhandled the TD.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Anglo chair Sean FitzPatrick acquitted of all charges on day 126 of trial Day 126

Ex-Anglo chair Sean FitzPatrick acquitted of all charges on day 126 of trial

The ex-Anglo chairman’s trial had become the longest in the history of the Irish state.

From TheJournal.ie 'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told Michael Murphy

'Take sanctuary in the church': Jobstown defendant was making a 'suggestion' to gardaí, trial told

A garda told the court she overheard Councillor Michael Murphy saying, “Will we give her sanctuary in the church or will we keep her in the church?”

From TheJournal.ie Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears Jobstown

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

From TheJournal.ie Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow London

Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow

Harris denies four counts of indecent assault against three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

From TheJournal.ie Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears Jobstown

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told Jobstown

Gardaí ordered to leave water charges protest because some were armed, trial told

“You were being pushed around. You couldn’t stand still. I was being punched continually.”

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears Sonia Blount

Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'had a problem with change', court hears

Eric Locke used used the fake Facebook profile to meet the woman.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations Trial

Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations

The comedian said he doesn’t expect to testify at his upcoming trial.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion' Jobstown

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

From TheJournal.ie 'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room Murder Trial

'Element of planning' in how Eric Locke got into ex-girlfriend's hotel room

A court has heard that Locke brought a pellet gun, a Stanley knife and cable ties to frighten Sonia Blount.

From TheJournal.ie Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business' False Imprisonment

Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business'

Garda Inspector Derek Maguire was giving evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Murder accused 'intended tying ex-girlfriend to chair and make her listen to his suffering', court hears Trial

Murder accused 'intended tying ex-girlfriend to chair and make her listen to his suffering', court hears

Eric Locke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Sonia Blount on 16 February 2014, but admits causing her death.

From The42 Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona Corruption

Neymar ordered to stand trial for alleged fraud regarding his transfer to Barcelona

The two clubs involved, the current and former Barca presidents as well as the Brazilian star’s parents have all received a similar order from the Spanish court.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton told being called a c**t at a protest should be 'water off a duck's back', court hears Jobstown Trial

Joan Burton told being called a c**t at a protest should be 'water off a duck's back', court hears

This is day three of the Jobstown false imprisonment trial.

From TheJournal.ie World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks Cork

World-first trial shows single injection could help patients recover after heart attacks

The breakthrough could lead to improved quality of life and life expectancy for patients.

From TheJournal.ie Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service Ennis District Court

Judge forced to abandon trial after only 25 people out of 306 requested turn up for jury service

In the case, Trevor Considine (33) of Dalcassian Drive, Ennis is pleading not guilty to a night-club assault causing harm charge.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told Jobstown

Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told

Murphy and six other accused have all entered not guilty pleas.

From TheJournal.ie Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time Egypt

Ibrahim Halawa's trial delayed for 22nd time

Concerns have been raised about his health.

From TheJournal.ie Childminder pleads not guilty to causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby Courts

Childminder pleads not guilty to causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby

The woman has pleaded not guilty to intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the baby.

From TheJournal.ie Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family Cape Town

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

From TheJournal.ie Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton Jobstown

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

From TheJournal.ie Boy accused of sexually assaulting seven-year-old girl when he was 14 Kildare

Boy accused of sexually assaulting seven-year-old girl when he was 14

The boy has not yet indicated how he will plead to the charge.

From TheJournal.ie Trial of man accused of taking part in €600,000 tiger kidnapping in Drogheda collapses Jury Discharged

Trial of man accused of taking part in €600,000 tiger kidnapping in Drogheda collapses

The jury had deliberated for a total of just over 14 hours since last Thursday following the month long trial.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies False Imprisonment

Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy is one of seven people charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

From TheJournal.ie The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial Protesters

The DPP is concerned about possible interference in upcoming Jobstown trial

The court heard today of the DPP’s concern that the constitutional process of trial by jury could be interfered with.

From TheJournal.ie 68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial Rathmines

68-year-old man accused of murdering long-term-partner to face trial

Desmond Duffy is accused of the murder of 59-year-old Des Sullivan last year in Rathmines.