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Monday 12 July, 2021

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years

Jul 12th 2021, 4:24 PM 34,938 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Lynch (31) had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Thursday 1 July, 2021

Woman pleads guilty to posting photo online of boy convicted of Ana Kriégal murder
# Boy A
# Boy A

Woman pleads guilty to posting photo online of boy convicted of Ana Kriégal murder

Jul 1st 2021, 1:23 PM 23,747 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned for sentence on 4 November next.

Thursday 24 June, 2021

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner
# Courts
# Courts

Dog killed by teenager after being kicked over the head of its owner

Jun 24th 2021, 7:50 PM 60,190 Views 0 Comments

The 10-month-old dog named Sam was taken to the vet but died during treatment.

Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stole over €11k from grandfather while living with him jailed for six months

Jun 15th 2021, 5:47 PM 33,246 Views 13 Comments

Robert Byrne carried out 35 transactions using his grandfather’s account after taking the details of his credit card.

Monday 24 May, 2021

Laois man jailed for ten years for sexually abusing his daughter
# Patrick Shiels
# Patrick Shiels

Laois man jailed for ten years for sexually abusing his daughter

May 24th 2021, 2:34 PM 29,474 Views 0 Comments

Marlene Prakash-Shiels (25) wished to waive her right to anonymity so her father could be named.

Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Man who repeatedly stabbed woman after she refused to kiss him jailed for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who repeatedly stabbed woman after she refused to kiss him jailed for five years

May 19th 2021, 3:31 PM 28,182 Views 0 Comments

The judge said: “If there were a longer term I could give on that count I would.”

Friday 14 May, 2021

Ex-RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven pleads guilty to sexually assaulting and exploiting children
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven pleads guilty to sexually assaulting and exploiting children

May 14th 2021, 12:18 PM 25,133 Views 0 Comments

The matter has been adjourned for sentencing on 9 July.

Thursday 22 April, 2021

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who shouted 'coronavirus' during knife-point robbery jailed for three years

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:45 PM 23,343 Views 17 Comments

Kevin Bronson pleaded guilty to robbery at Centra, Old Bawn Shopping Centre, Tallaght.

Monday 19 April, 2021

Man who attacked, tied up and robbed escort in Dublin hotel room jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who attacked, tied up and robbed escort in Dublin hotel room jailed for four years

Apr 19th 2021, 7:40 PM 42,171 Views 19 Comments

Samuel Pop pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and robbery.

Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed
# Keith Quinn
# Keith Quinn

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed

Apr 14th 2021, 3:47 PM 92,231 Views 26 Comments

The court heard that Quinn had “a very significant gambling problem”.

Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for late night violent robbery of drunk man in Dublin city centre

Mar 2nd 2021, 4:00 PM 22,872 Views 16 Comments

Nathan Harald was on bail att he time of the attack.

Thursday 18 February, 2021

Former Terenure College rugby coach jailed for eight years for sexual abuse of 23 children
# Courts
# Courts

Former Terenure College rugby coach jailed for eight years for sexual abuse of 23 children

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 4:30 PM 33,864 Views 0 Comments

John McClean abused the boys between 1973 and 1990.

Thursday 11 February, 2021

Former rugby coach took up coaching position in UCD after admitting sexual assault in 1996, court hears
# John McClean
# John McClean

Former rugby coach took up coaching position in UCD after admitting sexual assault in 1996, court hears

Feb 11th 2021, 6:57 PM 21,185 Views 0 Comments

John McClean (76) abused the boys between 1973 and 1990 while he worked for Terenure College.

Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Former rugby coach to be sentenced on sexual assault charges
# Court
# Court

Former rugby coach to be sentenced on sexual assault charges

Updated Feb 10th 2021, 5:36 PM 32,541 Views 0 Comments

John McClean, who is remanded on bail, appeared in court today.

Monday 8 February, 2021

Robber pulled down his mask and shouted "coronavirus" at security during armed raid last April
# Court
# Court

Robber pulled down his mask and shouted "coronavirus" at security during armed raid last April

Feb 8th 2021, 3:58 PM 20,408 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Brosnan (40) “capitalised on the fears and anxieties of the general public during a pandemic” by mentioning the virus during the robbery.

Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Man jailed for his part in Dalkey shop robbery which ended in fatal car crash
# Terry Meegan Jnr
# Terry Meegan Jnr

Man jailed for his part in Dalkey shop robbery which ended in fatal car crash

Feb 2nd 2021, 2:11 PM 28,432 Views 42 Comments

He was on bail at the time.

Monday 25 January, 2021

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland

Jan 25th 2021, 4:33 PM 33,873 Views 19 Comments

Alyvydus Simkus received a three-and-a-half-year sentence in court today.

Thursday 21 January, 2021

Man jailed for abuse of partner in State's first coercive control conviction following a trial
# Daniel Kane
# Daniel Kane

Man jailed for abuse of partner in State's first coercive control conviction following a trial

Jan 21st 2021, 12:21 PM 29,057 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the court she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.

Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Man cut partner with pizza slicer and headbutted her following nasal surgery, domestic violence case hears
# Trial
# Trial

Man cut partner with pizza slicer and headbutted her following nasal surgery, domestic violence case hears

Jan 12th 2021, 6:40 PM 30,747 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of his crimes last November.

Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Dublin man (21) jailed for role in online theft of more than $2 million worth of Bitcoin
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man (21) jailed for role in online theft of more than $2 million worth of Bitcoin

Nov 17th 2020, 6:48 PM 37,959 Views 30 Comments

Conor Freeman was jailed for just under three years today.

Thursday 12 November, 2020

Man pleads guilty to trying to pervert course of justice in domestic violence trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads guilty to trying to pervert course of justice in domestic violence trial

Nov 12th 2020, 12:32 PM 18,498 Views 0 Comments

He was convicted yesterday in the first circuit court trial for offences under the 2018 Domestic Violence Act.

Friday 30 October, 2020

Man who raped ex-partner jailed for six years
# Clare
# Clare

Man who raped ex-partner jailed for six years

Oct 30th 2020, 4:28 PM 34,275 Views 15 Comments

A detective garda gave evidence that the man was becoming increasingly paranoid in the days prior to the offences.

Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Man accused of assault told gardaí that scratches on ex-girlfriend's face 'did not look that bad', court told
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of assault told gardaí that scratches on ex-girlfriend's face 'did not look that bad', court told

Sep 1st 2020, 10:05 PM 31,525 Views 0 Comments

The man is accused of imprisoning his then-girlfriend before subjecting her to an assault.

Monday 31 August, 2020

Man on trial accused of slapping and strangling his then-girlfriend for 'at least' 90 minutes
# Courts
# Courts

Man on trial accused of slapping and strangling his then-girlfriend for 'at least' 90 minutes

Aug 31st 2020, 6:20 PM 33,979 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident occurred in December 2016.

Thursday 9 July, 2020

Jail for man caught with images of child sexual abuse after material sent to undercover FBI agent
# Courts
# Courts

Jail for man caught with images of child sexual abuse after material sent to undercover FBI agent

Jul 9th 2020, 4:27 PM 21,320 Views 13 Comments

Dermot Whelan was sentenced to three years imprisonment, but suspended the final 18 months.

Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Suspended sentence for man who lodged over €155k of university's money into own bank account
# Courts
# Courts

Suspended sentence for man who lodged over €155k of university's money into own bank account

Jul 8th 2020, 5:57 PM 35,037 Views 24 Comments

Cullen, with no fixed address, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Man who cut the eye of a 'vulnerable person' with a knife in attempted robbery jailed for five years
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man who cut the eye of a 'vulnerable person' with a knife in attempted robbery jailed for five years

Jun 24th 2020, 4:10 PM 14,302 Views 21 Comments

The accused in this case has 21 previous convictions, including convictions for robbery and assault causing harm.

Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Man caught with 100s of child sex abuse images after sending some to undercover FBI agent, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man caught with 100s of child sex abuse images after sending some to undercover FBI agent, court hears

Jun 23rd 2020, 3:26 PM 33,045 Views 0 Comments

The accused pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

Friday 19 June, 2020

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man jailed for 6.5 years for raping sleeping woman

Jun 19th 2020, 1:20 PM 43,557 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said the offence was aggravated by the great harm it has caused and the fact the woman was raped while she was asleep.

Thursday 11 June, 2020

'True predator' jailed for seven years for grooming and abusing teenage girls
# Criminal Courts
# Criminal Courts

'True predator' jailed for seven years for grooming and abusing teenage girls

Jun 11th 2020, 3:35 PM 28,067 Views 0 Comments

One of the victims said the man “robbed us all of our childhood and innocence”.

Friday 15 May, 2020

Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who fled checkpoint jailed following 'litany of episodes of reckless and dangerous driving'

May 15th 2020, 6:20 AM 27,828 Views 0 Comments

John McDonagh took off at speed at a garda checkpoint in Dublin last year.

Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Man who destroyed evidence in garda station and urinated in cell jailed
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who destroyed evidence in garda station and urinated in cell jailed

May 6th 2020, 3:04 PM 30,845 Views 0 Comments

Rhys Moran (24) was jailed for four years.

Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Man who knocked 89-year-old woman to the ground and stole her handbag jailed for six years
# On Bail
# On Bail

Man who knocked 89-year-old woman to the ground and stole her handbag jailed for six years

May 5th 2020, 6:22 PM 33,462 Views 42 Comments

David Allen, who has 25 previous convictions, was on bail for another robbery at the time of the incident.

Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Man who crashed van into petrol station and was involved in 'tsunami of criminality' is jailed
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man who crashed van into petrol station and was involved in 'tsunami of criminality' is jailed

Apr 28th 2020, 3:17 PM 25,973 Views 4 Comments

William Nolan has been jailed for eight and a half years.

Friday 3 April, 2020

Man (45) who shot two men while trying to rob takeaway jailed for 15 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man (45) who shot two men while trying to rob takeaway jailed for 15 years

Apr 3rd 2020, 4:10 PM 37,069 Views 45 Comments

Joseph Behan shot two men when they resisted his attempts to rob a takeaway in Raheny last year.

Tuesday 24 March, 2020

Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of men accused of rape
# Dublin
# Dublin

Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of men accused of rape

Mar 24th 2020, 7:00 PM 30,924 Views 0 Comments

The jury indicated that they were unable to reach a verdict on any count after deliberating for five and a half hours.

Monday 23 March, 2020

Two Donegal residents who raped woman jailed for nine years
# Courts
# Courts

Two Donegal residents who raped woman jailed for nine years

Mar 23rd 2020, 4:36 PM 42,524 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the court it was difficult to narrow down into words the effect this has had on her.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Man given suspended sentence for assaulting escort
# Courts
# Courts

Man given suspended sentence for assaulting escort

Jan 27th 2020, 2:51 PM 43,273 Views 22 Comments

Ben O’Reilly (21) had pleaded not guilty to assaulting Fernanda de Freitas.

Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man who threw bucket of excrement over prison officer has sentence extended
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Man who threw bucket of excrement over prison officer has sentence extended

Dec 10th 2019, 6:24 PM 33,466 Views 39 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan described it as a “pretty low assault” that was nasty and ridiculing.

Friday 6 December, 2019

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'

Dec 6th 2019, 4:09 PM 28,388 Views 15 Comments

Macica Firea (58) was sentenced to three years imprisonment.

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