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#Suspended sentence

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 29 March, 2018

French vegan convicted for saying 'justice' had been done after butcher killed in terror attack

The woman has been given a suspended sentence.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos

Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners arrested in January.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Dublin student gets three year suspended sentence after cannabis found in wardrobe

The 20-year-old man, who has no previous convictions, pleaded guilty to possessing the cannabis herb.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Man who threatened to kill ex's parents while swinging axe avoids jail

Gavin O’Reilly has two children with his former partner.

# suspended-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.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

No jail for dad who kicked teen daughter in face after she confronted him about his drinking

The man also punched the child in the face in front of gardaí.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

The use of suspended sentences by Irish courts is up for debate

The Law Reform Commission is seeking views on their use.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception

Darren Gleeson pleaded guilty to a breach of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.

Limerick man who pulled revolver on two children gets suspended sentence

Denis O’Keeffe told gardaí he was refurbishing the weapon for a person involved in the notorious Limerick gangland feud.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Garda (33) convicted of assaulting two women will not face jail

Brian Hanrahan (33) of Ballintotty, Nenagh was convicted earlier this year.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 5 May, 2017

College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence

Simon Jarvis pleaded guilty to counts of possessing, making and distributing indecent images of children.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Any young girl on social welfare like me would have done what I did'

Single mother avoids jail after “massive spending spree” when bank accidentally deposited €51,000 into her account.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Gym owner who broke girlfriend's teeth avoids jail

The woman was treated for two broken teeth and swelling to her face after the “brief alcohol-fuelled incident”.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service

The man was ordered to carry out the community service within a year in lieu of a two year jail term.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Second teen involved in attack of Dublin boy who was stabbed after 'running for his life 'avoids jail

The victim was assaulted a short time after stepping in to help a friend he saw being attacked.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

24-year-old man given suspended sentence for headbutting fellow patron in Copper Face Jacks

Kelvin Lynch broke Barry Fitzgerald’s nose after coming under the impression he had taken his change.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Teenager who took part in "terrifying" assault of Dublin boy who was stabbed avoids jail

The accused had arrived to the scene at a late stage of the assault in a taxi.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 10 October, 2016

Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence

Owen Travers (61) pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers over a number of years.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 20 June, 2016

Woman who killed grandfather returned to jail after failing to give up drink

Johanna Kelly had been freed from prison following her conviction for manslaughter on condition that she give up alcohol and engage with probation services.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Man jailed for four years for possessing a home-made shotgun made from iron bars

Nathan Ring was convicted of illegally possessing the improvised shotgun on a date in September 2014.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 23 October, 2015

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm

Adrian Mackin was convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Newry in 2012.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 27 July, 2015

Teen launched vicious unprovoked attack on dad in front of his family

He has received a two-year suspended sentence.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 17 July, 2015

Revenue official pocketed nearly €20,000 in motoring fines

John Kelly’s job was to collect the fines from people who hadn’t paid vehicle registration tax.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

The woman raped by her boyfriend as she slept has been speaking out all day

Niamh Ní Dhomhnail has received huge praise for her stance, with listeners describing her as an “inspiring woman”.

# suspended-sentence - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Teacher convicted over 2,000 indecent images of children found on his computers

The teacher in Barnes in England was sentenced yesterday.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Profile: The ex-Fianna Fáil minister in court over expenses is no stranger to controversy

In 1995, he said ‘Babe’ should be banned because it might hinder ham sales.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# suspended-sentence - Monday 24 February, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# suspended-sentence - Monday 10 June, 2013

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’

A man was a given a suspended sentence last week after being found guilty of raping his wife’s sister when she was 14.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 9 December, 2010

From The42 Paul Gascoigne avoids jail for drink driving Suspended Sentence

Paul Gascoigne avoids jail for drink driving

Former England midfielder handed a suspended sentence and banned from driving for three years.