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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 30,653 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 37,593 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 18,438 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 34,227 Views 15 Comments

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

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Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Man accused of assault told gardaí that scratches on ex-girlfriend's face 'did not look that bad', court told
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# 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 31,481 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 33,892 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 21,150 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 34,998 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 14,130 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 32,989 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 43,410 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 27,988 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 27,596 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 30,650 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 33,403 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 25,886 Views 5 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 36,654 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 30,857 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 42,493 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 43,178 Views 23 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 33,214 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 28,342 Views 15 Comments

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

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man with religious persecution disorder given suspended term over threat to cut off priest's fingers
# Courts
# Courts

Man with religious persecution disorder given suspended term over threat to cut off priest's fingers

Nov 19th 2019, 10:54 PM 18,332 Views 20 Comments

Mark Halligan pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to making a threat to kill or cause serious harm.

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Seven men involved in Luas clash with far-right group given suspended sentences
# Courts
# Courts

Seven men involved in Luas clash with far-right group given suspended sentences

Nov 13th 2019, 6:30 AM 26,180 Views 0 Comments

One of the convicted men was on his way into Dublin city centre to protest the group when the incident occurred.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Man jailed for pretending to be talent agent and assaulting children in hospital
# Brendan Clifford
# Brendan Clifford

Man jailed for pretending to be talent agent and assaulting children in hospital

Oct 31st 2019, 7:20 PM 26,351 Views 0 Comments

Brendan Clifford pleaded guilty to the sexual exploitation of a child at Tallaght Hospital in 2015.

Teacher who had sex with 16-year-old student she believed was above age of consent is jailed for one year
# Courts
# Courts

Teacher who had sex with 16-year-old student she believed was above age of consent is jailed for one year

Oct 31st 2019, 1:55 PM 70,737 Views 0 Comments

The woman was given a three-year term with the final two suspended.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears

Oct 30th 2019, 7:34 PM 46,912 Views 0 Comments

The woman is set to be sentenced tomorrow.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images
# Courts
# Courts

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 3:47 PM 119,599 Views 55 Comments

Martin Guerin was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment but it was suspended in its entirety.

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Man who had to be helped to exit house he burgled jailed for two years
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Man who had to be helped to exit house he burgled jailed for two years

Oct 16th 2019, 5:36 PM 32,137 Views 12 Comments

The Dublin man was “highly intoxicated” during the incident, a court heard.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Former psychic jailed for seven and a half years for money laundering of €1.6 million
# Courts
# Courts

Former psychic jailed for seven and a half years for money laundering of €1.6 million

Aug 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 41,914 Views 26 Comments

After over two weeks of evidence, the jury returned a verdict of guilty on 20 counts.

Friday 26 July, 2019

Dutch man who falsely claimed €200k in social welfare while outside Ireland is jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Dutch man who falsely claimed €200k in social welfare while outside Ireland is jailed for four years

Jul 26th 2019, 4:48 PM 43,933 Views 65 Comments

Letters sent to his house in the Dublin 15 were redirected to his address outside the country.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence

Jul 24th 2019, 10:38 PM 86,583 Views 90 Comments

Maximilian Lang-Orsini (24) of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault.

Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man jailed for eight years for starting fire that spread to neighbours' apartments
# Peter Bradshaw
# Peter Bradshaw

Man jailed for eight years for starting fire that spread to neighbours' apartments

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 17,109 Views 11 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to 11 years imprisonment, but suspended the final three years of the sentence on strict conditions.

Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Man mugged Spanish national at knifepoint while on bail for separate knifepoint robbery
# Aiden Hargreaves
# Aiden Hargreaves

Man mugged Spanish national at knifepoint while on bail for separate knifepoint robbery

Jun 26th 2019, 10:30 PM 23,111 Views 33 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to consecutive terms of imprisonment of three years and two years for each offence.

Monday 10 June, 2019

Man who used multiple aliases and claimed to be a financier found guilty of money laundering and theft of €1.6 million
# Courts
# Courts

Man who used multiple aliases and claimed to be a financier found guilty of money laundering and theft of €1.6 million

Jun 10th 2019, 1:59 PM 17,069 Views 0 Comments

The jury returned a verdict of guilty on 20 counts after deliberating for over 12 hours.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months
# Failed Robbery
# Failed Robbery

Man who stabbed pharmacy employee with screwdriver jailed for 14 months

Jun 6th 2019, 7:36 PM 19,305 Views 20 Comments

The accused told gardaí he committed the offence as he had a drug debt and was in fear of the people whom he owed.

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison

Jun 6th 2019, 1:09 PM 73,834 Views 55 Comments

Ms Justice Burns said there was a ‘sense of class’ to the rape case before her.

Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million
# Courts
# Courts

Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million

May 16th 2019, 7:16 PM 23,047 Views 0 Comments

Simon Gold is alleged to have used a false ESB bill to open a bank account.

Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Woman pleads guilty of trying to sell €90,000 of stolen jewellery at 'cash for gold' shop in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Woman pleads guilty of trying to sell €90,000 of stolen jewellery at 'cash for gold' shop in Dublin

May 15th 2019, 8:13 PM 31,035 Views 0 Comments

Kathleen Kiely was caught carrying jewellery that was traced to a burglary several days earlier.

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Man jailed for threatening to 'stick' woman with syringe during robbery at ATM in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for threatening to 'stick' woman with syringe during robbery at ATM in Dublin

May 8th 2019, 8:05 AM 26,616 Views 39 Comments

Damien Reilly was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday.

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