A JUDGE has warned that students in Donegal are being used as ‘money mules’ by criminals in order to launder the proceeds of crime. Judge John Aylmer made his comments at yesterday’s sitting of Letterkenny Circuit Court when sentencing two former students for money laundering offences. Rachel Nyarko (22), Brookdale Way, River Valley, Swords, Dublin, and her […]
Former parish priest jailed for two years
A former parish priest has been sentenced to two years imprisonment after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager over thirty years ago. Eamon Crossan had plied his 13 year old victim with alcohol before carrying out the assault at the Parochial House in Kincasslagh on a date between 1984 and 1985. In a letter […]
Family of RTC victim urge driver be spared jail
“We have forgiven Evan Quinn. What happened was a tragedy.”
Puppy left to suffer after claws illegally removed
At Letterkenny District Court on Tuesday 5th December 2017, David Houston of Meadowfield Manor, Newtowncunningham, Co. Donegal was given the benefit of the probation act after contributing €250 to the ISPCA. He had previously admitted offences under section 16[a] of the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013 at the same court on Tuesday 7th November. […]
Man faces trial over five sex-linked offences
A 27 year old man faces trial on five sex-linked offences, including the exploitation of a child. A book of evidence was served on him today (Tuesday) at Dungloe District Court. The man, who cannot be named at this stage under court order, is accused of exploiting a child, a girl whose age wasn’t given […]
Emotional scenes as man cleared of killing ex in crash
A MOTHER accused man of ‘lying’ in court after a judge directed a jury to find him not guilty of causing her daughter’s death by dangerous driving.
Redcastle man who avoided prison sentence has failed to do community service
A CIRCUIT court judge has heard a man sentenced to community service in lieu of a four-year prison sentence for dangerous driving causing death has failed to complete his hours over three years after his sentencing.
Protest over court repossession cases
PROTESTERS from a number of groups gathered this morning outside Letterkenny Courthouse where almost 250 repossession cases were listed.
Duo plead guilty in relation to massive Castlefinn drugs haul
TWO men have pleaded guilty to a number of charges in relation to the discovery last year of more than €200,000 worth of cannabis herb in Castlefinn.
Letterkenny solicitor refutes ‘struck off’ claim
A SOLICITOR who had a practice in Letterkenny made an unexpected appearance at the local Circuit Court to refute a report in which it was stated that he had been “struck off.”