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Vesel Jahiri

Detective tells trial of man accused of mudering his former parner that knife handle was not wiped clean

Central Criminal Court

by Ruaidhri Giblin

A murder trial has heard that two knives found at the scene were not forensically examined despite claims by the accused that more than one knife was involved in the fatal incident.

Vesel Jahiri, of Louth Village, Dundalk but originally from Kosovo, has pleaded not guilty to murdering Anna Finnegan at Allendale Glen, Clonsilla, Dublin 15 on September 21 2012.

Mr Jahiri has also pleaded not guilty to assault causing harm on Anna Finnegan’s brother, Karl, on the same date.

The Central Criminal Court has heard how Ms Finnegan and Mr Jahiri had been in a ten year relationship that had ….read more

Vasel Jahiri

Murder accused's fingerprint found on knife blade but not on handle, jury hears

Central Criminal Court

by Ruaidhri Giblin

A murder trial has heard that the accused man’s fingerprint was found on the blade which allegedly caused the deceased woman’s fatal wound but there wasn’t a smudge on the handle.

Vesel Jahiri, of Louth Village, Dundalk but originally from Kosovo, has pleaded not guilty to murdering Anna Finnegan at Allendale Glen, Clonsilla, Dublin 15 on September 21 2012.

Mr Jahiri has also pleaded not guilty to assault causing harm on Anna Finnegan’s brother, Karl, on the same date.

The Central Criminal Court has heard how Ms Finnegan and Mr Jahiri had been in a ten year relationship that had “deteriorated ….read more

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Examiner appointed to Copper Bar & Grill

High Court

by Aodhan O’Faolain

The High Court has confirmed the appointment of an examiner to a South Dublin bar and restaurant that employs 29 people.

Mr Justice Brian McGovern yesterday confirmed Mr Joseph Walsh of Chartered Accountants Hughes Blake to act as examiner for Copper Bar & Grill Ltd.

The bar/restaurant is located at Blackthorn Road Beacon South Quarter in Sandyford Dublin 18, and commenced trading last year. The 10,000 sq foot premises contains a bar, two restaurants and a function room.

The company, which the court accepts is insolvent, sought Mr Walsh’s appointment after it got into cash flow difficulties.

An independent accountant’s ….read more

Wayne Dundon

Key witness previously implicated Wayne Dundon in murder he couldn't have committed, Roy Collins murder trial hears

Central Criminal Court

(Pictured: Accused man Wayne Dundon)

A detective has denied knowing that the principle witness against Wayne Dundon in the Roy Collins murder trial had previously implicated Dundon in a murder he could not have committed.

Detective Garda John Farmer was being cross-examined by the Limerick man’s barrister today in his trial at the Special Criminal Court.

Wayne Dundon (36), of Lenihan Avenue, Prospect is on trial with Nathan Killeen (24) of Hyde Road, Prospect. They have both pleaded not guilty to the murder of 35-year-old Roy Collins at Coin Castle Amusements, Roxboro Road Shopping Centre, Limerick on April 9, 2009.

The non-jury court has ….read more

Irish Central Criminal Court

Jury begin deliberations in Tipperary murder trial

Central Criminal Court

by Anne Sharkey

The jury in the Central Criminal Court trial of a Tipperary man accused of the murder of Shane Rossiter in 2012 have begun their deliberations.

Maurice Power (31) of Dranganbeg, Kilmoyler, Cahir has pleaded not guilty to murdering Mr Rossiter (29) in Tipperary more than one year ago.

Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy told the jury earlier today that the case falls on the confession made by the accused during interviews with gardai in 2012.

“Essentially this case falls on the confession that Maurice Power made. Either you are satisfied the confession is reliable in which case you convict or if you ….read more

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Goffs auctioneers launch action over alleged sale of racehorse

High Court

by Aodhan O’Faolain

Bloodstock auctioneers Goffs have launched a High Court action against a horse trainer and his wife who it is claimed sold a racehorse that was the subject of a mortgage agreement.

Goffs have brought proceedings against Eugene McDermott and His wife Ashley Scanlon of Kennycourt, Brannockstown, Naas, Co Kildare arising out of the sale of a racehorse called “Investmentsuccess”. They claim the disposal of the horse breached a mortgage agreement entered into between the bloodstock agent and Mr McDermott in 2012.

In their High Court action Goffs claim that without notice or their consent the horse was transferred by ….read more

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