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A judge has ruled that cases against five care workers who were covertly filmed while allegedly assaulting residents at the Áras Attracta care facility in Co Mayo can proceed. Judge Mary Devins in Castlebar District Court said she was satisfied that there were prima facia cases to answer.

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A District Court judge has called for action to overhaul a Co Kerry courthouse which he said was disrupted by "noise and filth", the Irish Examiner reports. Judge James O'Connor told this year's first sitting of Tralee Court House that he would no longer tolerate the poor conditions within the court

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A judge in Cork has bound two men to the peace after saying he did not see how he could convict either of them of assaulting the other. Judge Olann Kelleher told Cork District Court that he did not have enough evidence to make a conviction after an incident in which one man was allegedly headbutted

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A psychiatric patient who allegedly stabbed a fellow patient should be asked whether their medical records can be shared in a report of the incident, Dublin Coroner's Court has heard. The court was told that a final report into the alleged stabbing has been left in "draft, incomplete form" because o

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Cash will not be accepted in contributions to the poor box in Killarney District Court this year, a judge presiding over the district has said. Judge James O'Connor has announced that offenders who are ordered to make contributions will now have to use a cheque or postal order, The Irish Times repor

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Overcomplicated drink driving legislation is contributing to unfair criticism of the judiciary and prosecutions that are "predestined to fail", a District Court judge in Tipperary has said. Judge Elizabeth McGrath of Nenagh District Court in north Tipperary told RTÉ's Morning Ireland programme: "Th

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A court hearing took place in a Co Clare bar this week despite the Courts Service of Ireland moving two years ago to end the practice, the Irish Examiner reports. A sitting of Killaloe District Court took place in the Brian Boru bar yesterday, with taps visible at the bar from behind a glass screen

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