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Thursday 7 April, 2022

Man who mugged four elderly women jailed for six years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged four elderly women jailed for six years

Apr 7th 2022, 6:56 PM 22,786 Views 26 Comments

Joseph Curran (22) stole bags from all four women, knocking three of them to the ground in the process, including a woman in her 80s.

Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman has opened
# Court
# Court

Trial of a man accused of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman has opened

Mar 30th 2022, 6:54 PM 25,942 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault.

Monday 28 March, 2022

Convicted sex offender caught with child in car four days after getting suspended sentence for abusing another child
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted sex offender caught with child in car four days after getting suspended sentence for abusing another child

Mar 28th 2022, 5:04 PM 54,759 Views 0 Comments

He has been remanded in custody and the matter has been adjourned to 26 April next.

Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Midlands rape trial hears one accused said he didn't want what had happened 'to happen to anyone else'
# Courts
# Courts

Midlands rape trial hears one accused said he didn't want what had happened 'to happen to anyone else'

Mar 23rd 2022, 9:49 PM 43,906 Views 0 Comments

The four men have all pleaded not guilty to raping the then 17-year-old girl in the midlands on December 27, 2016.

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Rape trial hears one of four accused thought woman 'might come to her senses' and go to police
# Midlands
# Midlands

Rape trial hears one of four accused thought woman 'might come to her senses' and go to police

Mar 22nd 2022, 4:29 PM 34,353 Views 0 Comments

The first accused (22) told gardaí that the then 17-year-old girl consented and that nothing really happened, “but you never know”.

Monday 21 March, 2022

Midlands rape trial hears doctor's findings consistent with possible non-consensual intercourse
# Midlands
# Midlands

Midlands rape trial hears doctor's findings consistent with possible non-consensual intercourse

Mar 21st 2022, 6:15 PM 26,084 Views 0 Comments

The doctor performed the examination at a Sexual Assault Treatment Unit five hours after the alleged incidents took place.

Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Midlands rape trial: Jury hears evidence of the accused men's interviews with gardaí
# Midlands Rape Trial
# Midlands Rape Trial

Midlands rape trial: Jury hears evidence of the accused men's interviews with gardaí

Mar 16th 2022, 4:47 PM 19,555 Views 0 Comments

One of the four accused first told gardaí none of them had sex with the girl, then later told gardaí they all had sex with her.

Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Man who secretly captured intimate images of two women in bathrooms to be sentenced
# Courts
# Courts

Man who secretly captured intimate images of two women in bathrooms to be sentenced

Mar 15th 2022, 7:32 PM 47,241 Views 0 Comments

Judge Orla Crowe remanded Anthony Dunne (61) on continuing bail and adjourned the matter for finalisation on 5 April, next.

Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Woman who identified killers of Ana Kriegel on social media given fully suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who identified killers of Ana Kriegel on social media given fully suspended sentence

Mar 9th 2022, 5:15 PM 28,198 Views 0 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said that Louise Heaney (49) was probably overcome with emotion when she posted pictures of the two boys.

Thursday 3 March, 2022

INBS boss wanted someone else to 'take the flak' for €4m loan write off, Lynn trial hears
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

INBS boss wanted someone else to 'take the flak' for €4m loan write off, Lynn trial hears

Mar 3rd 2022, 5:37 PM 15,619 Views 0 Comments

The former solicitor (53) is accused of the theft of around €27 million from seven financial institutions.

Monday 28 February, 2022

Trial of four men alleged to have raped teenage girl 'one after another' has opened
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Trial of four men alleged to have raped teenage girl 'one after another' has opened

Feb 28th 2022, 7:39 PM 59,515 Views 0 Comments

The trial is expected to last six weeks and will take place in Croke Park.

Thursday 10 February, 2022

Building society wrote off €4 million mortgage taken out by former solicitor Michael Lynn, trial hears
# Court
# Court

Building society wrote off €4 million mortgage taken out by former solicitor Michael Lynn, trial hears

Updated Feb 10th 2022, 6:14 PM 23,480 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn accused of multi-million euro thefts opens before jury
# Courts
# Courts

Trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn accused of multi-million euro thefts opens before jury

Feb 9th 2022, 3:58 PM 9,906 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues tomorrow before the jury and Judge Martin Nolan.

Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Man who dragged garda along the ground while driving jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who dragged garda along the ground while driving jailed for two years

Feb 8th 2022, 8:29 PM 27,530 Views 0 Comments

The court was told that the man seized that opportunity to flee in circumstances that were “highly dangerous”.

Monday 7 February, 2022

Man who raped woman while she was sleeping jailed for five and a half years
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man who raped woman while she was sleeping jailed for five and a half years

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 4:39 PM 49,100 Views 0 Comments

In her victim impact statement, the woman said that what happened “completely destroyed” what was supposed to be an exciting time in her life.

Thursday 27 January, 2022

Man (43) pleads guilty to harassing TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill
# Court
# Court

Man (43) pleads guilty to harassing TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

Jan 27th 2022, 1:04 PM 44,173 Views 0 Comments

The court has ordered a victim impact statement.

Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Man (55) who sexually assaulted four of his nieces jailed for three years
# Courts
# Courts

Man (55) who sexually assaulted four of his nieces jailed for three years

Nov 2nd 2021, 8:00 AM 25,514 Views 0 Comments

The man abused his four nieces between 1991 and 2003.

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Man who attempted to extort €25,000 from 'blameless' family jailed for 18 months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who attempted to extort €25,000 from 'blameless' family jailed for 18 months

Oct 19th 2021, 2:33 PM 34,790 Views 11 Comments

Dylan Cronin pleaded guilty to three counts of demanding money with menace.

Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Man who fled motorbike accident scene, leaving friend with serious injuries, avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man who fled motorbike accident scene, leaving friend with serious injuries, avoids jail term

Oct 6th 2021, 9:55 PM 32,237 Views 8 Comments

Anthony Leddy (25) had plead guilty to failing to remain at the scene.

Man acquitted of manslaughter of his mother's former partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man acquitted of manslaughter of his mother's former partner

Oct 6th 2021, 4:01 PM 21,936 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Byrne (31) was alleged to have fractured James Marren’s leg with a bat during an altercation.

Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Carlow man is jailed for sexual abuse of four children including three nieces
# Courts
# Courts

Carlow man is jailed for sexual abuse of four children including three nieces

Jul 28th 2021, 5:32 PM 35,708 Views 0 Comments

He has six previous convictions, including convictions for indecent exposure and larceny.

Thursday 22 July, 2021

Woman pleads guilty to stealing over €105,000 from Virgin Media Television
# Kellie Walton
# Kellie Walton

Woman pleads guilty to stealing over €105,000 from Virgin Media Television

Jul 22nd 2021, 1:37 PM 28,322 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Walton was remanded on continuing bail.

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 36,344 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 23,834 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 60,722 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 33,446 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 30,099 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 28,672 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 25,641 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 23,479 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 42,446 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 92,836 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 22,961 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 34,016 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 21,244 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 32,569 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 20,445 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 28,674 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 33,980 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 29,379 Views 0 Comments

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

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