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Monday 27 March, 2017

Mother destroyed evidence of her daughter's rape after not believing her claims, court hears
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Mother destroyed evidence of her daughter's rape after not believing her claims, court hears

Mar 27th 2017, 7:06 PM 46,032 Views 0 Comments

It was alleged the man abused three young girls while engaged to their mother.

Friday 10 March, 2017

Tiger kidnap victim told she and her baby would have their 'heads blown off', court hears
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Tiger kidnap victim told she and her baby would have their 'heads blown off', court hears

Mar 10th 2017, 8:20 PM 9,911 Views 0 Comments

A jury was told how the woman and her 10-week-old baby were threatened during the 15-hour ordeal.

Taxi driver accused of biting part of passenger's thumb off is acquitted
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Taxi driver accused of biting part of passenger's thumb off is acquitted

Mar 10th 2017, 8:01 PM 12,570 Views 10 Comments

The driver said he was attacked by a group of passengers and that a passerby dressed as Santa tried to intervene.

Thursday 9 March, 2017

Tiger kidnap victim was threatened with rape if her husband didn't comply with orders, court hears
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Tiger kidnap victim was threatened with rape if her husband didn't comply with orders, court hears

Mar 9th 2017, 10:07 PM 21,497 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Gill (35) is accused of being one of the men involved.

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Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Well-known journalist pleads guilty to sexual offences involving child
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Well-known journalist pleads guilty to sexual offences involving child

Mar 7th 2017, 11:48 AM 52,125 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old man was remanded on bail until July when he will be sentenced.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Man who 'ferociously' beat his ex-girlfriend in front of her kids may get community service
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# Domestic Violence

Man who 'ferociously' beat his ex-girlfriend in front of her kids may get community service

Mar 6th 2017, 5:10 PM 20,060 Views 0 Comments

The woman was taken to Tallaght Hospital but had to return the next day as the wait was too long.

Sunday 5 March, 2017

Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis
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# Vintage Clothing

Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis

Mar 5th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,452 Views 19 Comments

Some 115 packets of the drug, weighing nearly 84kg, were found.

Thursday 2 March, 2017

Grandmother with 31 previous convictions admits role in credit card fraud gang
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# Courts

Grandmother with 31 previous convictions admits role in credit card fraud gang

Mar 2nd 2017, 5:28 PM 20,407 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Butterworth will be sentenced on 10 March.

Monday 27 February, 2017

Man with six jail sentences for rape and sexual assault released on bail over Dart attack
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man with six jail sentences for rape and sexual assault released on bail over Dart attack

Feb 27th 2017, 4:25 PM 29,160 Views 0 Comments

Paul Moore (51) was due for sentence last week.

Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal
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# Courts

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:01 PM 20,439 Views 0 Comments

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail
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# Courts

Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail

Feb 21st 2017, 3:18 PM 18,165 Views 0 Comments

The man is set to be sentenced for sexually assaulting the woman.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail
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# Courts

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

Feb 7th 2017, 4:11 PM 32,489 Views 0 Comments

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

Saturday 4 February, 2017

Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland
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# Courts

Trial delayed because witness was afraid Trump's travel ban would keep him in Ireland

Feb 4th 2017, 7:20 AM 12,981 Views 0 Comments

The man is from Pakistan, which is not on the list of seven countries announced last week.

Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Mother accused of forcing woman to have sex with men is acquitted over 'conflict in the evidence'
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# Trafficking Allegations

Mother accused of forcing woman to have sex with men is acquitted over 'conflict in the evidence'

Jan 31st 2017, 4:28 PM 23,989 Views 27 Comments

Joy Imasogie had pleaded not guilty.

Monday 23 January, 2017

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted a woman and 'maligned' her character in court jailed for six months
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# Courts

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted a woman and 'maligned' her character in court jailed for six months

Jan 23rd 2017, 3:29 PM 36,902 Views 66 Comments

The judge said it was an opportunistic and predatory crime.

Monday 16 January, 2017

Ex-Anglo director Pat Whelan fined €3k for failing to record fraudulent €8m loan
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Ex-Anglo director Pat Whelan fined €3k for failing to record fraudulent €8m loan

Jan 16th 2017, 2:48 PM 147 Views 0 Comments

His colleague William McAteer will be sentenced next week.