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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Yesterday’s News

Evidence from garda identifying Patrick Hutch may be 'compromised by press coverage', court told

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus

Eduard Boaca targeted two women within six months, one in a McDonald’s toilet cubicle, and demanded oral sex after threatening them with a knife.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 12 January, 2018

Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Man who raped niece on Christmas night jailed for five and a half years

The Dublin man in his 60s was jailed for raping his 41-year-old niece as she slept in her own home.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 18 December, 2017

Teen found guilty of murder tells family 'don't worry, it's only an extra few years' as he awaits life sentencing

19-year-old Graham McEvoy has been found guilty of stabbing his best friend to death.

Man who took ex-girlfriend to secluded location and repeatedly beat her escapes jail time

Ian Kelly of Turvey Avenue, Inchicore, Dublin has 10 previous convictions.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub

The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 7 December, 2017

David Mahon loses appeal against seven year sentence for killing of stepson Dean Fitzpatrick

David Mahon had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dean Fitzpatrick.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 1 December, 2017

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Man found guilty of manslaughter in second trial over father-of-one's fatal stabbing

The man was originally convicted of murder in 2014 but the conviction was overturned on appeal.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 27 November, 2017

Brazilian man sentenced to eight years for killing man who assaulted and racially abused him

James Banville died from a single stab wound to the heart in October 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder

66-year-old Donal Colgan was convicted today at his second trial for the murder of David Sheridan in August 2014.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries is set to be sentenced for the defilement of a child this morning

The former high-profile sports journalist pleaded guilty to four counts of grooming and two counts of defilement of a child.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 23 October, 2017

Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years

Egyptian national Mohamed Okda (30) had pleaded not guilty to two counts of raping the woman.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I waited 46 years and I'm telling the truth' witness tells Dr Michael Shine trial

Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital over a 27-year period.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Former soldier pleads guilty to raping and sexually assaulting daughters over seven-year period

69-year-old Jerry O’Keeffe today pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his two daughters between 1980 and 1987.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Man accused of attempting to murder sister searched for 'jugular vein' online before attack

Daniel O’Connell admitted in interviews that he had tried to kill his sister by stabbing her a number of times.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man accused of attempted murder of sister as she was 'carrying a Dublin baby'

Daniel O’Connell admitted during Garda interviews that he had stabbed is sister a number of times.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 9 October, 2017

Westmeath man who 'strangled the life out of' the mother of his children is found guilty of murder

Danny Keena will face a mandatory life sentence.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I deserve a sentence': Kerry man who sexually assaulted woman in her home to be jailed next week

The man broke into the home of a woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Applause broke out in court after the charges against 50-year-old Ken Purcell were officially dropped.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 8 May, 2017

Dublin woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of her two-year-old son

Hazel Waters has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, but not guilty to murder.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 24 April, 2017

Woman who stabbed former partner to death and hid body in back garden jailed for 6 years

Monika Matracka was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict

Kosovan national Vesel Jahiri was convicted of Anna’s murder at the Central Criminal Court this afternoon.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years

The convicted man has 20 previous convictions, including for robbery and theft

# central-criminal-court - Monday 3 April, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie

Another man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter has had his sentencing adjourned.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 13 March, 2017

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister

Helen Geoghegan described the impact the death of Deirdre McCarthy in 2011 had on her family.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years

The child was aged between seven and nine years at the time of the assaults.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua

Josh Turner was found guilty earlier this month of murdering 27-year-old Christopher Nevin at a house in Navan on 19 November 2015

# central-criminal-court - Monday 6 February, 2017

Man, who raped sister repeatedly, jailed for one year because he was too young at time to be guilty of rape

Michael Hughes, now aged 57, repeatedly raped his sister for two years between 1971 and 1973.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Teenage boy charged with raping 14-year-old is due before the courts

A date for his next hearing has not yet been set.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears

Christopher Nevin was killed in November of 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 23 January, 2017

Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton

Dale Creighton died following a 14 minute attack in Tallaght on New Year’s Day 2014.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

Man due in court charged in connection with murder of 59-year-old in south Dublin

The man, aged in his 60s, will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Laois man who raped and brutally beat his wife jailed for five years

The man told gardaí he “flipped” because the woman accused him of being “needy”.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Closing arguments in case of GP charged with killing her profoundly disabled daughter

Offaly GP Bernadette Scully is charged with the manslaughter of 11-year-old Emily, who was profoundly disabled.

Gardaí changed children's nappies after mother allegedly kidnapped, court hears

The mother had allegedly just been kidnapped by her partner a short time after she obtained a barring order against him.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 9 December, 2016

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

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