Fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn loses challenge over DPP assurances in extradition processFri, 23 Feb 2018 18:29:00 GMT
Fugitive struck-off solicitor Michael Lynn has lost his challenge to the DPP’s assurances to authorities in Brazil that his time in a prison there awaiting extradition will be set off against any prison sentence imposed on him here.
Guatemalan mother caught with cocaine-soaked shirts valued at €179k jailed for three yearsFri, 23 Feb 2018 18:21:00 GMT
A Guatemalan mother who was caught with shirts soaked in cocaine valued at €179,000 in her luggage at Dublin Airport has been jailed for three years.
'Friend took advantage of' man caught with €600K of drugs in airport car park Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:10:00 GMT
A man with "a particular psychological make-up" who was caught with over €600,000 of heroin and cocaine in a car park at Dublin Airport has been given a suspended five-year sentence.
'Exceptionally' drunk burglar who fell asleep in house he was raiding jailed for two yearsFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:55:00 GMT
An “exceptionally” drunk burglar who fell asleep in the kitchen armchair of the house he was raiding has been jailed for two years.
Sisters who falsely claimed €50,000 in dead father's welfare payments unable to resist 'easy money', says judgeFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:50:00 GMT
The sisters escaped jail. “It would be unjust to imprison (Gillian Walker) and deprive her children of her care,” the judge said.
Woman who stole €460,000 to keep ill husband's business afloat has sentence extended by one day Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:44:00 GMT
A mother-of-two, who stole over €460,000 from a financial services firm to keep her ill husband's struggling business afloat, has had her 365-day jail term varied by one day so that she is eligible for a community support scheme “few judges” are aware of.
'I felt I was passing out (and that) was for the best', woman tells trial of man accused of three Dublin sex attacksFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:14:00 GMT
A woman has told the trial of a man accused of carrying out three attacks on random women that she thought she was going to die during one attack.
Irish Water pleads guilty to accidental discharge of lime into Wicklow's River VartryFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:03:00 GMT
Irish Water has pleaded guilty to accidentally discharging lime into Wicklow's River Vartry. The event resulted in a fish kill for about 500m downstream.
Man's body found in Donegal house; home sealed offFri, 23 Feb 2018 19:01:00 GMT
Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a body of a 71-year-old man at a house in Co Donegal.
UN says UK violates women's human rights by criminalising abortions in Northern IrelandFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:47:00 GMT
The UK violates women's human rights by criminalising abortions in Northern Ireland, a UN committee has said.