Person: The Director of Public Prosecutions
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A troubled 17-year-old Dublin boy accused of reaching speeds of 240kph after stealing his mother’s car and leading gardai on a high-speed pursuit has apologised and offered to plead guilty.
Thu, 05 Sep, 2019
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said her office could face “the most significant reorganisation of the prosecution service” since its establishment if the Government pursues a revamp of how cases are brought to court.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2019
The 46-year-old man, from a non-EU nation, was charged with rape of a woman on a date in June 2017 at a house in a Co Kildare town.
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019
According to details released under the Freedom of Information Act, 22 cases have been directed to go to court this year.
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019
So that’s Tuesday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Tue, 06 Aug, 2019
A man jailed for raping his wife, after she asked a judge not to send him to jail, must wait to hear whether his sentence will be increased on foot of an appeal by prosecutors.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
A convicted rapist who robbed cash and alcohol from an off-license while on bail for a series of other thefts has been given an extra six months in jail by the Court of Appeal.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
A dependency on alcohol can diminish a person’s responsibility for murder such that juries should be allowed to find them guilty of manslaughter, the Court of Appeal has been told.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Two men have pleaded guilty to helping a criminal organisation murder Dublin man Vinnie Ryan, a brother of slain Real IRA leader Alan Ryan.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
A 42-year-old man is to stand trial accused of racially abusing and attacking a taxi driver in Dublin after a video of the alleged incident went viral online.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2019
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.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
A son of former politician Ivor Callely is to stand trial accused of attacking a man with an ignited firework in Copper Face Jacks.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2019
Jonathan Gill (37) was accused of kidnapping a Drogheda postal worker, his partner and their 10-week-old baby daughter before robbing €660,000 from the man's workplace. He denied all the charges.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
A German hypnotist has been spared a spell in jail for groping an air hostess at Dublin Airport while he was waiting for a connecting flight to New York.
Mon, 03 Jun, 2019
Prosecutors have been given a date in December to argue that the five-year jail term given to Kerry farmer Michael Ferris, who drove the prongs of a teleporter into his neighbour after a decades-long row about a noisy bird-scarer, was “unduly lenient”.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
It is time to bring an end to a crime that is “neither a mystery nor a legend”.
Mon, 20 May, 2019
A man flew into a jealous rage when his ex-partner received a call from a male friend and he punched her in the face, put a knife to her throat and struck her twice with the buckle of his belt.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A Dublin actress will be sentenced in June for a Twitter and email harassment campaign of a BBC children’s television presenter.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
A 17-year-old boy has been sent forward for trial accused of knocking a man unconscious and breaking his jaw with a “hammer-like blow” during an assault in Dublin.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
A 46-year-old man is to stand trial accused of mortgage fraud in Dublin.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2019
A young woman has been accused of possessing a Smith & Wesson revolver and five rounds of ammunition at her home in Dublin when she was 17.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
A casino has won its challenge aimed at preventing a district court judge from hearing its prosecution for allegedly selling alcoholic beverages without a liquor licence.
Fri, 29 Mar, 2019
A youth accused of murdering a Japanese man in a stabbing in Dundalk is to face a fitness-to-plead hearing to determine whether he should stand trial, a court has heard.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2018
A man jailed for the rape and sexual assault of a woman has had his 15-year prison sentence increased to 19 years, following an appeal by the Director of Public Prosecutions. He abducted the woman’s child in the same incident.
Sat, 04 Nov, 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
A young woman claimed she was sexually assaulted in a hotel room in Cork after meeting a man at a night spot in the city.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2017
The Director of Public Prosecutions directed trial by indictment yesterday in the case of a burglary at a retirement home where a woman working in the kitchen was startled by an intruder.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Eight face charges over incident that saw stones and bottles thrown
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has been granted free legal aid for his upcoming conspiracy to defraud trial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Tue, 31 Jan, 2017
Siblings also abused, three of four with intellectual disabilities
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
One of the four sisters molested by the man told gardaí the abuse made her feel sad. Another said: “This happened when I was six because I know my numbers."
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
There has been a 40% jump in the number of suspicious financial transactions reported to the authorities in the last two years, according to Ireland’s first money-laundering report.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
The Director of Public Prosecutions has directed the case against a young woman, accused of assault causing harm to a bouncer at a pub in Cork, could only be dealt with at Cork District Court on a plea of guilty.
Sat, 01 Oct, 2016
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
A fresh legal battle looms in the country’s highest courts following reports that French authorities are seeking the extradition of Ian Bailey to face charges of killing Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2016
An 18-year-old man will appear in court today in connection with a fatal stabbing in Dublin on Saturday.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
A ruling that breathalyser test statements were not valid if printed in the English language only, which had held up 1,400 alleged drink driving prosecutions, has been overturned by the Court of Appeal.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Lawyers for a Ballymun man jailed for his role in an attempted robbery have claimed his trial was unfair because the State “cleansed” the jury of people from Ballymun, Cabra and Finglas.
Fri, 15 Apr, 2016
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
A 14-year-old boy sexually assaulted a woman in front of her 12-year-old daughter in one of a series of sex attacks in Dublin over a two-week period, a court has heard.
Wed, 18 Nov, 2015
A new European directive comes into force today that will give more rights to the victims of crime.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2015
Twenty people are facing charges of fraud following a garda investigation into car accidents that were allegedly staged to claim insurance payouts.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
A medic dubbed “Dr Death” has appointed Scottish lawyers amid concerns his Edinburgh Fringe show about assisted suicide could breach Scots law.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015