A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The man was initially arrested for dangerous driving and released on bail before being re-arrested yesterday on the drug charge.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
The High Court has directed the District Court to impose a new sentence on a man who admitted taking 12,000 pictures of a female neighbour without her knowledge or consent.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2019
The High Court has ruled the State has a constitutional duty to make "reasonable efforts" to assign a bilingual judge in a District Court criminal trial as requested by a man who wants to conduct his side of the case in Irish.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
A challenge against a decision of a District Court judge to strike out charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dublin due to delays of disclosure of evidence has been dismissed by the High Court.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Solicitor Gerald Kean has told a High Court jury he only learned that a man wounded during the Regency Hotel shooting was a client of his practice when officers of the Criminal Assets Bureau called to his office.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A challenge against a decision by a District Court judge to strike out charges linked to redundancies at Clerys department store in Dublin due to delays of disclosure of evidence has opened before the High Court.
Tue, 26 Mar, 2019
Ireland’s new laws criminalising the purchase of sex will work in cutting trafficking and sexual exploitation according to a new report.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Plans to ban gambling arcades from setting up in towns and villages in Co Cork have been put on hold after Cork County Council received legal advice on the matter which raised more questions than answers.
Mon, 23 Jul, 2018
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
Statements such as “What are you doing in my country?” and “What have you done to my fucking family?” were shouted at the three males.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
A West of Ireland based casino, charged with selling alcoholic beverages without a liquor licence, is seeking to prevent a District Court judge from hearing the case.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
Cork County Council is to be asked to create a special works programme for cleaning waterways in areas prone to flooding, especially in places where an ever increasing number of householders can no longer get flood insurance cover.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
At least 40 people have died and hundreds of thousands have been evacuated as floods hit vast swathes of central and eastern India.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
The alleged sexual abuse and brutal treatment of two children, both aged under 10, was “the most disturbing evidence I have read in 20 years on the bench,” High Court president, Mr Justice Peter Kelly stated.
Sun, 21 Aug, 2016
Sat, 13 Feb, 2016
A Mauritian man living in Dublin accused of using bogus documentation to facilitate marriages of convenience for foreign nationals was in a business that “went through the roof”, a court has heard.
Sun, 24 Jan, 2016
The trial of a man charged with 50 counts of sexual offences against two young girls has been adjourned until Wednesday at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
Richard Bruton’s sweeping changes could face a constitutional challenge as some lawyers see themselves being sidelined, writes Kyran Fitzgerald.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
Authorities are investigating how more than 100 bodies, many of them children, ended up floating in an offshoot of the Ganges River in northern India.
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
Two recent District Court determinations involving ‘celebrities’ raise issues about our justice system.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
A 36-year-old man has been charged in connection with the investigation into the fatal stabbing of a 55-year-old woman in Waterford last night.
Sat, 06 Sep, 2014
Recent court closures have gone beyond what is rational, says.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2014
In spite of Government plans to scrap the court "poor box" and legislation preventing it from being used as an alternative to fines or penalty points, judges in the first three months of this year directed offenders in 540 driving cases to contribute to the fund.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
Attacks on gardaí are becoming more vicious and more common, according to the association representing frontline staff, which has demanded that the Department of Justice publishes the number of assaults annually.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
A leading criminal lawyer has expressed ‘astonishment’ that the full might of the judicial system costing thousands of euro was thrown at a man accused of robbing a mobile phone and €10 in cash at knifepoint.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2014
A woman garda has been sent forward for trial accused of using a forged letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions in connection with a criminal investigation.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
Gardaí breached the constitutional right to privacy of a man who was secretly recorded offering two undercover officers money to import cocaine to Ireland, a court has heard.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2013
A trial date has been set for former Junior Minister Ivor Callely in relation to allegations of making bogus mobile phone expense claims.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2013
A mother who challenged a decision to take her newborn baby into care shortly after he was born has been reunited with the infant.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2013
A man is due in court this morning charged in connection with the sexual assault of two young girls in Athlone.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2013
A retired consultant surgeon accused of indecently assaulting young males over a 26-year period faces charges in relation to six new complainants.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2013
Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick will likely not stand trial until the end of 2014 on charges of failing to make disclosures to the bank's auditors about loans he received.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2013
The High Court has today overturned a judge's refusal to require former Government press secretary Frank Dunlop to provide sworn testimony for the purpose of criminal proceedings against businessman Jim Kennedy.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2013
Travellers rights group Pavee Point has described as "extremely insulting" reports that a District Court judge described burglars as "knackers" against whom "maximum force" be used.
Fri, 25 Jan, 2013
A 27-year-old Kerryman was brought before a special District Court sitting in Killarney yesterday on eight charges relating to the burglary of properties in the Killorglin area.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013
Three men whose attempts to rob a post office were foiled by gardai following a six week long investigation have been jailed for a total of ten and a half years.
Mon, 03 Dec, 2012
Heather Perrin will be entitled to a judicial pension, despite her conviction and jail sentence.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2012
A court has heard ex-District Court judge Heather Perrin is recovering from a life-threatening soft tissue infection in her leg.
Wed, 28 Nov, 2012
A public representative who defrauded the State by selling contraband cigarettes has refused to resign her seat.
Tue, 27 Nov, 2012
District Court judge Heather Perrin has been convicted of deceiving a friend into bequeathing half his estate to her children.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
The jury has been sent home overnight having failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a District Court judge accused of deception.
Mon, 19 Nov, 2012
The trial of a District Court judge accused of attempting to deceive an elderly man out of half his estate has heard that the alleged victim is not suffering from any memory problems.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012