The trial of a woman accused of murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him in the chest has heard that a garda found the deceased lying on his back with blood around his left armpit when he arrived at the scene.
A Dublin man who was arrested with a loaded gun in Dublin’s north inner city was “an important and trusted member” of an organised crime gang, the non-jury Special Criminal Court has heard.
Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin, has pleaded not guilty to 13 charges of indecently assaulting seven boys allegedly committed during medical examinations at Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda, Co Louth and at two private clinics in Drogheda.
The State and Referendum Commission are entitled to their legal costs, estimated at more than €200,000, of successfully opposing two separate bids to challenge the abortion referendum result, the President of the High Court has ruled.
A homeless mother who successfully fought an attempt to take her newborn baby into care is entitled to her legal costs after her lawyers had to work for her for free because the State's legal aid system had reached its quota in the month she applied.
A teenage girl with severe anorexia who is still being tube-fed 10 months after being moved to a specialist eating disorder unit in the UK has written directly to the President of the High Court appealing to be let return home to Ireland for a visit.