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The Central Statistics Office (CSO) has warned that figures showing a 36 per cent increase in the number of sexual offences recorded in Ireland over the period 2009-13 may be misleading. New crime statistics published by the CSO show that a total of 2,010 sexual offences were recorded in 2013, a dro

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A man has lost his appeal to the Supreme Court against an order for his surrender to the United Kingdom authorities under the European Arrest Warrant procedure. Jason Buckley’s surrender is sought for the purpose of prosecution for a single offence of conspiracy to cause explosions.

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The Government of Ireland is likely to agree to the appointment of four further judges to the Court of Appeal in a bid to ease its heavy workload, the Irish Independent reports. The court, which began hearing cases just over a year ago, receives an average of 60 new civil appeals every month on top

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A civil servant who suggested Irish judges don't treat burglary as a serious offence was not pressured to make a subsequent apology, the Department of Justice has said. Jimmy Martin, a member of the department's management board, wrote to the President of the District Court, Judge Rosemary Horgan, t

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Three men are set to appear at a special sitting of Sligo District Court tonight after allegedly taking part in a fight that broke out in the courthouse foyer yesterday. Tony Murrin, John Dennedy and Dylan Clarke were arrested by gardaí in Sligo Court House and subsequently charged with threatening

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