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#Sentence

# sentence - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Judge suggests reform of sentences for elderly people as he jails 78-year-old paedophile

Patrick O’Brien pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to 15 counts of sexual assault.

# sentence - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Pub customers 'jeered' at man carrying out robbery with imitation gun, court told

The customers were described as “robust” and carried out a citizen’s arrest of the man.

# sentence - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

# sentence - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

# sentence - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years

The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.

# sentence - Friday 16 March, 2018

# sentence - Friday 2 March, 2018

Call for urgent review of marital rape sentencing after man has sentence cut

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and Women’s AId have both raised queries about the sentence being reduced on appeal.

# sentence - Monday 19 February, 2018

Woman who pleaded guilty to having a gun at Connolly train station walks free after sentencing

Nikita Murtagh was sentenced to three years in jail backdated and with the remainder suspended.

# sentence - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'My heart is so full': Victims of US Gymnastics doctor react to 175-year sentence

Judge Aquilina cast doubt over Larry Nassar’s apology, telling him ” you still think that somehow you are right”.

# sentence - Monday 15 January, 2018

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence

Judge Martin Nolan said it was a “despicable” and “cowardly act” but he said he did not believe it merited a jail sentence.

# sentence - 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.

# sentence - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years

Matthew Scully-Hicks was yesterday convicted of murdering his 18-month-old daughter Elsie, just two weeks after formally adopting her.

# sentence - Monday 31 July, 2017

Limerick biker found guilty of murdering member of rival motorcycle club

He had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Andrew ‘AOD’ O’Donoghue in 2015.

# sentence - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount

The Dublin man used a fake Facebook profile to lure his ex-girlfriend to a hotel room.

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour

He will be sentenced next week.

# sentence - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man who attacked 'good Samaritan' with a jagged beer can jailed for 12 months

John McDermott attacked Russ Hogan after he caught him observing him watching a woman take money from an ATM.

# sentence - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge

He was deemed suitable for community service work, and so avoided jail.

# sentence - Friday 5 May, 2017

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years

Aurimas Petraska had pleaded guilty to the theft of €150,000 worth of women’s clothes and Chanel products.

# sentence - 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.

# sentence - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

# sentence - Friday 17 February, 2017

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal

64-year-old Anthony Handley had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing the death of a 31-year-old to her daughter in January 2014.

# sentence - Thursday 16 February, 2017

No extra jail time for car dealer who sold unsellable clocked car to mother-of-four

The ex-soldier is already serving a sentence for assaulting his former partner and breaching a barring order.

# sentence - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Convicted killer who ate his own faeces sentenced to community service for attack on garda

Mark Bissett’s “bizarre behaviour” happened when he turned violent during a drink and drug fuelled outburst.

# sentence - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

This author's one-sentence novel is the best Irish book of 2016

It has been a massive year for Mike McCormack, and his publishers Tramp Press.

# sentence - Monday 14 November, 2016

Man who stabbed housemate to death jailed for five years

The judge acknowledged that the manslaughter conviction had been the correct one as the crime was “clearly not a premeditated killing”.

# sentence - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced

The man was found guilty and sentenced to nine years imprisonment in 2015.

# sentence - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pregnant teen jailed for kicking student in the head loses appeal against sentence

The teen was caught on CCTV attacking the Brazilian national.

# sentence - Monday 3 October, 2016

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

# sentence - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Man who launched "vicious" knife attack on former partner jailed for 14 years

Denis Leahy of Queen Street, Dublin 7 was charged with attempting to murder Rose Kenny.

# sentence - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Man jailed over crash that killed his girlfriend has "unduly severe" sentence cut

James O’Donovan pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Rosana Potts and another woman.

# sentence - Monday 13 June, 2016

Cavan man who raped his 16-year-old niece jailed for six and a half years

The woman said her uncle had “degraded and crushed” her instead of protecting her.

# sentence - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Lookout man found guilty of manslaughter over killing of dad-of-eight

Ross Allen, of Carrickmines, was found not guilty of murder.

# sentence - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

# sentence - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Mother reported 21-year-old son to gardaí after discovering child pornography on his phone

The court heard that the mother had previously banned her son from using a smartphone.

# sentence - Monday 25 April, 2016

Man left in wheelchair after axe attack

Jonathan Donovan was sentenced today for hitting Paul Doyle in the head twice with an axe.

# sentence - Monday 4 April, 2016

'Rathkeale Rovers' gang sentenced for €73m museum crime plot

The gang stole a rhino horn and other artefacts

# sentence - Friday 4 March, 2016

Smugglers jailed for four years after death of Syrian toddler on beach

A photo of three-year-old Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body on a Turkish beach sent shockwaves around the world last year.

# sentence - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'Menace to society' with 166 convictions given chance to reform himself

Martin McDonagh had been jailed for a robbery during which he impersonated a garda.

# sentence - Saturday 6 February, 2016

"Jilted lover" has sentence for harassing and assaulting former partner suspended

The man had followed the woman on a bus journey twice, and also assaulted her with a lamp and hair straightener.

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