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Friday 11 May, 2018

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man whose dangerous driving caused death of woman (70) allowed to attend son's Communion

May 11th 2018, 1:35 PM 28,625 Views 37 Comments

The postman, who is visually impaired, can attend the event before starting his five-year jail term.

Thursday 26 April, 2018

Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears
# Tiger Kidnapping
# Tiger Kidnapping

Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears

Apr 26th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,426 Views 0 Comments

Four men have pleaded not guilty to the false imprisonment of the Richardson family at their Raheny home in 2005.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home
# Criminal Courts
# Criminal Courts

Man convicted of orally raping woman who fell asleep when he gave her a lift home

Apr 18th 2018, 4:41 PM 83,021 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded not guilty to the offence.

Saturday 24 March, 2018

Man who raped and seriously assaulted woman left her with life-changing injuries, court hears
# Carlow
# Carlow

Man who raped and seriously assaulted woman left her with life-changing injuries, court hears

Mar 24th 2018, 10:53 AM 24,695 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Cassidy dumped his unconscious victim on the outskirts of Carlow, the court was told.

Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time

Mar 20th 2018, 9:34 PM 32,830 Views 54 Comments

38-year-old Stephen McCullagh, who claimed he had taken “20 tablets” before attempting the robbery, now has no feeling in his injured fingers.

Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 15th 2018, 10:58 PM 60,778 Views 44 Comments

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

Man jailed for four months for sexually assaulting student on bus
# Garda
# Garda

Man jailed for four months for sexually assaulting student on bus

Mar 15th 2018, 5:39 PM 42,546 Views 33 Comments

The man said he was disgusted with himself and pleaded guilty to the offence.

Man who threw burning pint glass of petrol into neighbour's garden jailed for 16 months
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who threw burning pint glass of petrol into neighbour's garden jailed for 16 months

Mar 15th 2018, 6:15 AM 21,947 Views 22 Comments

The 23-year-old spent four days in hospital after sustaining burns after striking a match to the glass full of petrol.

Saturday 10 March, 2018

Man who robbed three shops in Dublin with a blood-filled syringe jailed for four and a half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who robbed three shops in Dublin with a blood-filled syringe jailed for four and a half years

Mar 10th 2018, 11:00 AM 16,373 Views 38 Comments

The court heard the 37-year-old was ‘largely institutionalised’ from time spent in jail.

Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Man jailed for stabbing neighbour over 'incessantly' reciting poetry
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for stabbing neighbour over 'incessantly' reciting poetry

Feb 28th 2018, 6:25 AM 18,397 Views 20 Comments

He stabbed the man in the leg and bit him on the face.

Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Man jailed for two years for falsely imprisoning teenagers and threatening to pour 'acid' into their eyes
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man jailed for two years for falsely imprisoning teenagers and threatening to pour 'acid' into their eyes

Feb 27th 2018, 8:04 PM 19,848 Views 0 Comments

32-year-old Michael Cummins had been suffering a ‘paranoiac’ attack due to taking a cocktail of drugs, the court heard.

Friday 23 February, 2018

An 'exceptionally drunk burglar' fell asleep in the kitchen of a house he was raiding
# Dublin
# Dublin

An 'exceptionally drunk burglar' fell asleep in the kitchen of a house he was raiding

Feb 23rd 2018, 10:09 PM 29,543 Views 28 Comments

Mark O’Mahony has 86 previous convictions and was jailed for two years.

Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Man who tricked elderly woman (89) to give him cash to fix her sister's roof jailed
# Luke Connors
# Luke Connors

Man who tricked elderly woman (89) to give him cash to fix her sister's roof jailed

Jan 31st 2018, 6:15 AM 23,267 Views 39 Comments

The father-of-three had told her he knew her older sister, who lived next door to her, and that he needed the cash immediately to repair the roof.

Monday 22 January, 2018

Dublin man (26) used WhatsApp and Kik to force children to send him explicit photos
# Matthew Horan
# Matthew Horan

Dublin man (26) used WhatsApp and Kik to force children to send him explicit photos

Jan 22nd 2018, 9:10 PM 24,779 Views 0 Comments

Matthew Horan was found in possession of thousands of child porn images.

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Music teacher claimed €175,000 in welfare while living in €3,000 penthouse apartment, court told
# Welfare
# Welfare

Music teacher claimed €175,000 in welfare while living in €3,000 penthouse apartment, court told

Jan 17th 2018, 8:15 PM 34,835 Views 0 Comments

He is repaying €100 a week.

Monday 15 January, 2018

New jury empanelled in David Drumm trial
# Anglo
# Anglo

New jury empanelled in David Drumm trial

Jan 15th 2018, 1:26 PM 20,085 Views 0 Comments

Judge Karen O’Connor discharged the jurors and thanked them for their attendance this morning.

Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop

Dec 19th 2017, 8:59 PM 24,247 Views 36 Comments

Eric Harcourt, aged 22, climbed onto the roof of Cloverhill Prison and remained there for over 12 hours.

Monday 11 December, 2017

Sister of assault victim who died still sets his dinner place at Christmas, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Sister of assault victim who died still sets his dinner place at Christmas, court hears

Dec 11th 2017, 5:38 PM 17,742 Views 0 Comments

Paul Gill had pleaded not guilty to unlawfully killing Patrick Kelly.

Monday 31 July, 2017

Thief who stole €500 from Dublin church left bike with his name on it at scene
# Dublin
# Dublin

Thief who stole €500 from Dublin church left bike with his name on it at scene

Jul 31st 2017, 5:26 PM 30,265 Views 0 Comments

Justin Murray pleaded guilty to taking the money from the Ballymun church.

Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Man who raped sister with a screwdriver jailed for 11 years
# Horrific Abuse
# Horrific Abuse

Man who raped sister with a screwdriver jailed for 11 years

Mar 15th 2016, 3:27 PM 41,295 Views 0 Comments

The abuse began when the woman was just ten years old. The 33-year-old man was convicted earlier this year.

Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tipperary family home raid: No extra jail for gang member who beat his heavily-pregnant girlfriend
# Courts
# Courts

Tipperary family home raid: No extra jail for gang member who beat his heavily-pregnant girlfriend

Mar 12th 2016, 7:15 AM 35,210 Views 48 Comments

Donal O’Hora received a sentence to run alongside his current 12-year prison term.

Friday 11 March, 2016

Jail time for 'feral youth' who glassed innocent passer-by
# Assault
# Assault

Jail time for 'feral youth' who glassed innocent passer-by

Mar 11th 2016, 5:05 PM 33,012 Views 69 Comments

Dylan Murphy received a partially suspended three year sentence.

Friday 5 February, 2016

Trainee montessori teacher who sexually assaulted four-year-old girl to be sentenced next month
# Courts
# Courts

Trainee montessori teacher who sexually assaulted four-year-old girl to be sentenced next month

Feb 5th 2016, 4:45 PM 42,766 Views 0 Comments

The girl told her parents he had taken photos of her “bum” and “pants”.

Man who left Garda in wheelchair after crushing him with stolen car jailed for seven years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who left Garda in wheelchair after crushing him with stolen car jailed for seven years

Feb 5th 2016, 3:40 PM 30,902 Views 88 Comments

Patrick McDonagh pleaded guilty to causing serious harm to Garda Ciaran Murrihy in Balbriggan, Co Dublin, last August.

Saturday 30 January, 2016

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity
# Low Prices
# Low Prices

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity

Jan 30th 2016, 7:15 AM 21,855 Views 0 Comments

McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.

Thursday 21 January, 2016

Dublin GAA coach gets 2 years for possessing €5,000 worth of cannabis
# Fingerprints
# Fingerprints

Dublin GAA coach gets 2 years for possessing €5,000 worth of cannabis

Jan 21st 2016, 5:38 PM 27,304 Views 49 Comments

The sentence will run alongside another sentence he is currently serving for drugs possession.

Friday 15 January, 2016

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins
# Courts
# Courts

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins

Jan 15th 2016, 5:45 PM 22,582 Views 74 Comments

Anne Fennell’s sentence has been adjourned to allow for the medical treatment.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Man jailed for hitting man - who later died - with golf club
# Fassaugh Avenue
# Fassaugh Avenue

Man jailed for hitting man - who later died - with golf club

Dec 15th 2015, 1:30 PM 15,928 Views 7 Comments

The jury failed to reach a decision on a manslaughter charge.

Monday 14 December, 2015

Woman (57) who made nuisance phone calls to Finance Dept to be sentenced next month
# Court
# Court

Woman (57) who made nuisance phone calls to Finance Dept to be sentenced next month

Dec 14th 2015, 3:37 PM 17,798 Views 0 Comments

The sentencing was adjourned to allow for a psychological report.

Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence

Dec 1st 2015, 5:51 PM 23,306 Views 60 Comments

He also punched the boy’s friend.

Meath woman stole €132,000 from employer to repay money she had taken from previous job
# Distraught And Upset
# Distraught And Upset

Meath woman stole €132,000 from employer to repay money she had taken from previous job

Dec 1st 2015, 7:14 AM 25,622 Views 35 Comments

26-year-old Amy McAuley went to her father “distraught” after she had committed the thefts.

Friday 27 November, 2015

Man who "touched" teenage boys has name removed from sex offenders' register
# Courts
# Courts

Man who "touched" teenage boys has name removed from sex offenders' register

Nov 27th 2015, 8:27 PM 22,605 Views 26 Comments

The man was released from prison in 2002.

Monday 9 November, 2015

Jury sworn-in for trial of man accused of murdering Sonia Blount
# Plaza Hotel
# Plaza Hotel

Jury sworn-in for trial of man accused of murdering Sonia Blount

Nov 9th 2015, 2:21 PM 28,978 Views 0 Comments

Eric Locke (33) of St Johns Park East, Clondalkin, has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

Friday 6 November, 2015

Man who punched and bit wife gets suspended sentence
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man who punched and bit wife gets suspended sentence

Nov 6th 2015, 7:22 PM 15,567 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old food delivery man admitted to gardaí that he had punched and bitten his wife.

Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Partner of deceased man denies she knew body was in bedroom wardrobe
# Christopher Jackson
# Christopher Jackson

Partner of deceased man denies she knew body was in bedroom wardrobe

Nov 4th 2015, 2:05 PM 16,942 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering Christopher Jackson at an apartment on Prussia Street in Dublin.

Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Murder accused said he cut off deceased's penis and put it in man's pocket, court told
# Prussia Street
# Prussia Street

Murder accused said he cut off deceased's penis and put it in man's pocket, court told

Nov 3rd 2015, 2:48 PM 26,523 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Locke has pleaded not guilty to murdering Christopher Jackson at an apartment on Prussia Street in Dublin.

Tuesday 27 October, 2015

‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail
# Leixlip
# Leixlip

‘Profoundly stupid’ man who made hoax Islamic State bomb call to Intel avoids jail

Oct 27th 2015, 5:03 PM 23,714 Views 40 Comments

Colin Hammond made the call to get his friend out of work.

Friday 23 October, 2015

Woman whose uncle began abusing her in Holy Communion dress remembers 'pain like fire'
# Child Sex Abuse
# Child Sex Abuse

Woman whose uncle began abusing her in Holy Communion dress remembers 'pain like fire'

Oct 23rd 2015, 3:45 PM 23,963 Views 0 Comments

A Tipperary man has received a 10-year sentence for sexually abusing his niece.

Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Man sentenced to four years for committing sexual act with underage babysitter
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to four years for committing sexual act with underage babysitter

Oct 21st 2015, 4:18 PM 32,101 Views 0 Comments

The victim was 14-years-old at the time of the offence in February 2013.

Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum

Oct 6th 2015, 8:30 PM 15,735 Views 40 Comments

The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.