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Man who supplied cannabis grow houses avoids jail term

A Chinese man who delivered food and supplies to cannabis grow houses around the country has avoided jail on the understanding that he will be deported.

Charges against a Galway rape accused withdrawn after niece admitted she was lying

Charges against a Galway man who pleaded guilty to raping his niece have been withdrawn after the girl later admitted she was lying.

Justice served as The Jes claims All-Ireland mock trial success

A group of students from Colaiste Iognaid (The Jes) proved they could be the legal minds of the future after scooping first place in the National Mock Trials competition last weekend, securing the team’s place in the world Mock Trials finals in New York next October.

Athlone man tried to lure two teenage boys because of loneliness, court hears

A 40-year-old Westmeath man has admitted he tried to lure two teenage boys to perform sexual favours for him, but said he did it because he was lonely.

Jail sentence for man who repeatedly raped woman attending hen party in the city

A 25-year-old man who “befriended” a woman separated from her friends during a hen party in Galway city before repeatedly raping and beating her in his flat has been given a 15 year sentence.

Former owner of bus didn’t see need to mention previous problems - Circuit Criminal Court told

The former owner of a school bus involved in a fatal crash has told a court that he didn’t see any reason to mention previous problems with a rear spring when he sold the bus on.

Fahey delighted with six figure settlement after taking libel action against publishers of Mail newspapers

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Former Galway West TD Frank Fahey has been granted a substantial six-figure sum in a settlement with the publishers of the Irish Daily Mail and the Mail On Sunday.

Craughwell siblings of murdered publican seek damages over his death

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Two of murdered publican Tom Nevin's siblings have asked the High Court this week to rule that evidence from the murder trial is admissible as part of a fresh civil action.

County councillors round on Durcan over fraud allegations

There was widespread condemnation of Independent Castlebar Cllr Frank Durcan by his fellow elected representatives this week after he laid a charge of “bare faced fraud” against county manager Peter Hynes at the November meeting of Mayo County Council. The firebrand councillor had taken to the floor of the chamber to speak on an item to approve an overdraft accommodation of €10 millon for Mayo County Council for 2013.

Judge criticises “testosterone” females

A judge voiced his dismay at the number of women on violent charges, and at their unladylike behaviour in court this week (October 24).


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