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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 8 November, 2019

Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027

The judge said he wanted the court to be kept fully informed about the boys’ progress and development in custody.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears

The woman had a ‘fixed, false and psychotic view’ of her child’s autistic condition, the trial was told.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Mother who admits suffocating her three-year-old daughter was 'obsessed' over autism, court hears

The woman has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Thursday 8 August, 2019

Derek Devoy to face Special Criminal Court trial over gun possession and garda assault charges

A production order was made for Devoy to appear before the three-judge court on 8 October.

Monday 29 July, 2019

Gangland criminal jailed for six years for 'intricate' plan to assassinate Dublin man

Alan Wilson was secretly recorded by gardaí discussing a plot to murder Gary Hanley, as part of an “ongoing feud”.

Thursday 20 June, 2019

Man guilty of drug possession after gardaí discover €1.35 million worth of heroin under bed

The man was found guilty at the Special Criminal Court yesterday.

Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Judge tells jury in Ana Kriegel murder trial not to 'guess or make up theories' in relation to the case

The judge is expected to finish his charge to the jury tomorrow.

Wednesday 3 April, 2019

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare 'unlikely' to avoid jail, judge tells Special Criminal Court

O’Hare has been remanded in custody until next week.

Thursday 24 January, 2019

Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend

The former gangland figure had pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Man wanted in US on manslaughter charge claims life at risk if extradited from Ireland

Samuel Joseph Tucker is wanted to stand trial in the US on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Estonian hitman Imre Arakas jailed for six years for conspiring to commit murder

The 60-year-old admitted last month to conspiring with others to murder James Gately.

Thursday 22 November, 2018

Man pleads guilty to helping a criminal gang carry out a murder on a Dublin street

David Douglas was shot dead in the south inner city on 1 July 2016.

Monday 12 November, 2018

Estonian man pleads guilty to conspiring to murder man in Northern Ireland

The defendant has been remanded in custody until 30 November, when he will be sentenced.

Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Roscommon man to be extradited to UK over £5 million tax fraud

The impact of Brexit was one of the grounds on which Thomas Joseph O’Connor had opposed his extradition.

Thursday 18 October, 2018

Man who was on trial over Noel ‘Duck Egg’ Kirwan murder pleads guilty to facilitating criminal organisation in carrying out offence

Jason Keating had originally pleaded not guilty at the non-jury Special Criminal Court to the murder of Kirwan on 2 October.

Monday 15 October, 2018

Man who helped criminal organisation murder Sunset House manager sentenced

Michael Barr was shot seven times by a masked gunman on 25 April 2016.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Two Dublin men jailed for IRA membership

The men’s sentences were backdated to 2 August 2017 when they went into custody.

Monday 30 July, 2018

Two organised crime ‘foot soldiers’ jailed for ‘shambolic’ plan to murder man

Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne were sentenced to 12 years each.

Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Man pleads guilty to facilitating gang in carrying out Sunset House shooting

The offences are alleged to have occurred between 23 and 25 April, 2016.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch had earplugs seized for DNA evidence, court hears

Gareth Hutch was shot dead in Dublin on the morning of 24 May 2016.

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.

Monday 17 July, 2017

'I have not only lost a daughter but a best friend': Family of woman killed by boyfriend speak out

Oisin Conroy was found not guilty of the murder of Natalie McGuinness by reason of insanity.

Thursday 1 June, 2017

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor gets 12 year sentence for waterboard torture ordeal of man at his home

A video of the the torture was recovered by garda í at Jonathan Dowdall’s home.

Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'What am I convicted for?': Chaotic scenes in court as man found guilty of murdering ex-partner

Vesel Jahiri was brought into court accompanied by prison officers in full riot gear.

Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man pleads not guilty to murdering ex-partner and stabbing her brother

Anna Finnegan died at her home in Clonsilla in 2012.

Friday 30 December, 2016

Man refused compassionate bail to attend grandmother's funeral in Limerick

Judges at the Special Criminal Court heard that he was a flight risk and could, potentially, interfere with witnesses.

Friday 2 December, 2016

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave

The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.

Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man found guilty of murdering fellow prison inmate after row over TV channels

The four day trial heard that Brian Veale stabbed Graham Johnson in the kitchen of Cork Prison.

Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Dublin man killed in case of mistaken identity is laid to rest

Dublin Lord Mayor Brendan Carr and city manager Owen Keegan were among the mourners at Trevor O’Neill’s funeral.

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.

Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison

A woman rescued her mother and younger brother from the house.