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Life Sentence

# life-sentence - Monday 3 March, 2014

Groups say ‘justice was delivered’ in Athlone rape case ruling

The Rape Crisis Centre say that the children received support ‘immediately’ and so ‘recovery is now possible’.

# life-sentence - Friday 6 December, 2013

13 life sentence prisoners were recalled to prison between 2001-2012

The thirteen prisoners had been released from prison early.

# life-sentence - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Timeline of a killing: Shane Geoghegan murdered in case of mistaken identity

John Dundon was convicted of the murder and sentenced to life in prison by the Special Criminal Court today.

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after ‘painstaking’ investigation

Martin Callinan said the verdict endorses the capacity of the State to deal with this type of serious criminal case.

# life-sentence - Friday 26 July, 2013

Kidnapper of Ohio women accepts sentence of more than 1,000 years

Ariel Castro pleaded guilty to his crimes and accepted a life sentence, avoiding the death penalty.

# life-sentence - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Jill Meagher killer appeals length of sentence

Adrian Ernest Bailey was last month sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 35 years.

# life-sentence - Monday 15 July, 2013

Mentally disabled inmate on death row gets stay of execution in the US

The 52-year-old was already serving life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend when he bludgeoned a fellow prisoner to death in 1990.

# life-sentence - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Jill Meagher’s rapist and killer jailed for at least 35 years

Adrian Bayley was told by the judge that he had “little compunction about sexual offending when the mood took”.

# life-sentence - Monday 25 February, 2013

Emma Gowing: The sentence today means our world is a safer place

Clive Sharp was handed down a life sentence today for the murder of Irish vet, Catherine Gowing, in Wales last year.

UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing

Evidence presented to the court suggests that she had been tied up and raped before being murdered.

# life-sentence - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Gunman gets life for Arizona shooting that wounded Congresswoman

Jared Lee Loughner has been sentenced to serve seven consecutive life sentences, plus 140 years in federal prison for the January 2011 shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded 13 others.

# life-sentence - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Call for reforms to ensure “fair and transparent” early release of prisoners

The IPRT recommends that a single ‘Early Release Act’ should be enacted to overhaul the current systems of remission, temporary release and parole.

# life-sentence - Monday 30 January, 2012

Family found guilty of murdering three daughters in “honour killing”

Prosecutors said the defendants killed the teenage sisters for defying rules on dress, dating, socialising and using the internet.

# life-sentence - Monday 16 January, 2012

The story behind the giant banner on St Stephen’s Green

You may have seen the picture of Abdulhadi Al Khawaja – but do you know why a three-storey-high banner of him is hanging from a building in the centre of Dublin?

# life-sentence - Friday 24 June, 2011

Former Rwandan government minister found guilty of war crimes

Pauline Nyiramashuko was the first woman charged with war crimes in the 1994 genocide.