A 30-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a man in his 60s blamed a garda for the case against him claiming the detective who arrested him was motivated by revenge because the accused once called him “a retard”.
A man in his 60s who was allegedly raped and sexually assaulted by a young man when he was lying on a duvet on the street in the early hours told a garda at the scene that morning he had told the other man to stop but he refused to do so.
The State must disclose a range of documents to a former aircraft mechanic in the Air Corps who is suing it over his alleged exposure on dates during the 1990s to dangerous chemicals, the Supreme Court has ruled.
A newspaper editor has been fined €4,500 after being found guilty of contempt of court for a front-page headline and article that "posed a real risk" to the trial of two boys convicted of murdering 14-year-old Anastasia Kriegel.
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is concerned that issues relating to the identification of the two boys convicted of murdering Anastasia Kriegel will "flare up" when it comes to sentencing later this month.
A judge will decide on Monday whether a newspaper editor is responsible for a front-page story during the Ana Kriegel murder trial that led to his newspaper being barred from reporting the court proceedings.
A Central Criminal Court judge has granted leave to issue a contempt of court motion after a journalist allegedly named one of the boys convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder twice on a Cork radio show.
A clinical psychologist, whose evidence the judge refused to allow go before the jury, said that Boy B was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing the assault on Ana and that his lies to gardai did not show that he was guilty of murder.
The judge in the trial of two teenage boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel has warned the jury that people lie for many reasons, including shame and to conceal "disgraceful behaviour" from their family.
A copybook containing a "Satanic pledge drawing" and a set of rules including: "No talking about Jesus or God, only Satan", was discovered in the home of one of the boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel, the Central Criminal Court has heard.
One of the boys accused of Anastasia Kriegel's murder told gardaí that he lied in his first interviews and said he made up a "fake story" because he couldn't really remember what happened and was scared and nervous.