A Cork couple has pledged to bring the battle to quash the conviction they received at a lower court over their daughter’s non-attendance at secondary school to the Supreme Court after they lost at the Court of Appeal.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Euromillions jackpot winner Dolores McNamara has collected €8,401 after taking a court case over a road traffic crash.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
A Limerick man has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court on charges of child exploitation, sexual assault, and rape of a girl, 16.
Wed, 15 Feb, 2017
A discarded snack box takeaway has proven to be a very expensive dining experience for a Clare visitor to Limerick city as it has ended up costing him €760.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2017
A 27-year-old Ennis man “behaved like a mad man” when carrying out a late night, unprovoked and serious assault on an off-duty Garda.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2016
A former care worker, who was convicted and fined for kicking an autistic man while trying to break up a fight between residents of a Cork care home, has lost his appeal against being fired from his job.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
A woman threatened to set her dogs on gardaí and she later attacked an officer by kicking him and scratching his neck with her nails until she drew blood.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
It cost the State more than €27,000 per week last year to provide security to US military aircraft and personnel passing through Shannon airport.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
TD Joan Collins has been cleared of breaking the Public Order Act during a water protest in Crumlin in Dublin last year.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
Latest: All charges have been dismissed against a group of 10 water charge protesters who were arrested as a crew tried to install a metre in Dublin last April.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Sun, 24 Jan, 2016
Fri, 06 Nov, 2015
A book of evidence has been served on a 32-year-old man arising from an alleged meat cleaver assault that left the victim with a 20-stitch laceration to the head.
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
A thief who stole a handbag from a woman attending a conference did not realise the smart phone inside the bag was very smart indeed, and would lead gardaí to his car parked nearby.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2015
A former care worker has been convicted and fined €500 for kicking an autistic man in the back as he tried to separate him and another resident involved in a fight.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
A US-bound passenger plane was forced to dump over 20 tonnes of fuel to make an emergency landing in Shannon, after a Miami barman got into a drunken rage after drinking a huge quantity of vodka on board, a court has heard.
Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
A couple who split up repeatedly made complaints about each other at a local Garda station.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
Businessman Jim Mansfield Jnr has failed in his legal bid to have his driving licence restored.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
A Cork farmer convicted of animal cruelty for ‘barbaric’ bovine tail docking has been fined €4,000.
Fri, 05 Dec, 2014
A 58-year-old man accused of clocking up thousands of euro in unpaid hotel bills in Cork City was remanded in custody again yesterday as mystery continues to surround his identity.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
The parents of a young boy who died in a fall from a tractor with a defective passenger door said their son’s life could have been saved for the cost of a couple of euro.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
Gardaí discovered a stash of cocaine worth over €33,000 concealed inside the wall of a graveyard.
Wed, 07 May, 2014
A Brazilian beauty therapist took exception to a man taking off her shoes and trying to ‘befriend’ her after they had been drinking together, and she reacted by smashing a bottle of whiskey and causing €4,700 in damage to a car.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
A court action to have bankrupt developer Tom McFeely jailed over an unpaid debt is to resume next month.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2013
A 19-year-old man has been charged with assault causing harm to an Irish-Canadian woman who was visiting Ireland as part of the Gathering earlier this month.
Tue, 20 Aug, 2013
A 30-year-old New Yorker who spat at a flight attendant on board a transatlantic flight yesterday escaped jail.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2013
A leading consultant psychiatrist who bit two gardaí when they tried to arrest him outside a pub for being drunk believed his drink had been spiked, a court heard yesterday.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2013
The family of a murdered man were denied an expected €76,000 pension payment as the man’s boss had failed to pay employee’s pension contributions.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2013
An Easter court sitting yesterday heard of the chocolate egg which hatched a surprise for gardaí.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2013
A man appeared before a special court sitting yesterday charged in connection with a stand-off with armed gardaí in Limerick.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2013
A former Fianna Fáil councillor has been charged with deception in relation to the claiming of conference expenses.
Thu, 20 Dec, 2012
A 20-year-old man appeared in court yesterday charged in connection with slashing another man on the face with a Stanley knife as part of an ongoing Traveller feud.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2012
Designer clothes worth tens of thousands of euro are to be destroyed after a court ruled a retailer breached the Trademark Act by selling the clothes without permission from the manufacturer.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2012
Gardaí who raided a Cork apartment on Saturday found a Brazilian man and woman operating a brothel.
Tue, 09 Oct, 2012
A Limerick man has been remanded in custody on a charge of falsely imprisoning another man at an address at Caisleann na Habhainn, Castletroy, Co Limerick, on Aug 19-20.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
A judge has ordered the closure of hunt kennels in Bandon that housed 36 hounds whose howling kept neighbours awake.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2012
A local authority spent almost €900 on a failed prosecution against a hurling star over a sign measuring 18in by 9in, newly released records show.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2012
Two men were charged at a special court sitting yesterday with possession of an estimated €1.5m worth of cannabis for sale or supply.
Mon, 28 May, 2012
Howling foxhounds in kennels next to an apartment complex in Bandon will be relocated if they don’t keep the noise down.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
The recent sitting of Killaloe District Court in a pub reminded Dick Robinson of the many colourful venues he visited during his days as a court clerk
Wed, 25 Jan, 2012
IT WAS not your typical venue for administrating justice — under disco lights at a licensed premises.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
A COUPLE and their son appeared in court yesterday charged with harassing a farmer over a disputed right of way.
Fri, 07 Oct, 2011
A 41-year-old man has been accused of conning a Dublin woman out of €55,000.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2011
A Kildare man has been charged with stalking a former general election running mate of Brian Cowen.
A 32-YEAR-OLD Austrian librarian is due to appear in court today charged in connection with three alleged air-rage offences that forced a flight to divert to Shannon airport on Saturday.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2011
GARDAÍ were last night trying to track down a prisoner who managed to slip his handcuffs while being brought to a vacation sitting of Limerick District Court.
Thu, 04 Aug, 2011
THERE is only one applicant for the position of Limerick District Court judge, following the promotion of Judge Tom O’Donnell as a circuit court judge, according to legal sources.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2011
AN Ennis man lost a finger after being set upon by men with machetes while he was attending a funeral on Saturday afternoon, a senior garda told a court yesterday.
Mon, 10 Jan, 2011
A SENIOR Garda has told a court that a 10-month-old boy sustained “very, very serious injuries” during an assault by an 18-year-old man on the baby’s mother.
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