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Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Man who tore out his girlfriend's hair in front of their son given suspended sentence

Italian national Davide Sanfillipo was told by Judge Martin Nolan that he would have a difficult time in prison due to his lack of English.

Monday 23 May, 2016

Mother found guilty of child cruelty for allowing her son to be locked in a box

Her husband was convicted last week on nine counts of rape.

Friday 20 May, 2016

Waterford father found guilty of rape of his son

The boy’s mother was acquitted of having sex with him.

Monday 16 May, 2016

60 charges withdrawn in Waterford child abuse trial

A young boy has claimed his mother and father sexually abused him.

Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Driver in 'micro-sleep' who killed woman and injured her baby sentenced to two years

The judge said he was imposing the prison term “to send a message” to drivers.

Monday 9 May, 2016

Man jailed for nine years over abusing his partner's daughter

The young woman waived her right to anonymity so her abuser could be named.

Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

Thursday 28 April, 2016

Man tried to rob a Londis with a toy gun

He owed criminals a drug debt.

Friday 22 April, 2016

Father threatened partner into having sex with their son, court told

The parents face a total of 82 charges of abuse between 2007 and 2011.

Monday 18 April, 2016

Boy who alleges parents abused him was abused while in foster care, court told

The boy has been giving evidence via video-link.

Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Boy forced by his father to have sex with mother, court told

The child also told the court that his father raped him about once a month for over three years.

Monday 11 April, 2016

Ex-Anglo chairman succeeds in bid to get new trial judge

Sean Fitzpatrick made an application to the High Court to have another judge take the trial.

Friday 8 April, 2016

David Drumm's bail terms relaxed as trial dates set for 2017 and 2018

The former Anglo boss is charged with 33 alleged offences.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Michael Lowry will stand trial for tax offences

He will appear in court in March of next year.

Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Saturday 19 March, 2016

Director who stole €116,000 from Hep C support group says she has 'nothing to show for it'

Bernadette Warnock has been given the chance to raise compensation – but she still may face jail.

Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Man avoids jail after stealing €18k from his Lapland charity for terminally ill kids

The charity was set up to send children to Lapland.

Thursday 10 March, 2016

Man who killed British soldier guilty of possessing 55 pairs of stolen designer sunglasses

Joseph Magee served two years of a life sentence for the murder of a British soldier. He has escaped jail for this charge.

Monday 7 March, 2016

Man pleads guilty to raping a mother and daughter

The 47-year-old man was on bail for previously kidnapping the daughter.

Friday 4 March, 2016

Irish amateur boxer jailed for assaulting drug dealer during drugs robbery

He also threatened to put a bullet in the head of the man’s mother.

Thursday 3 March, 2016

Travel agent stole €18k from Lapland charity he founded for terminally ill children

He wrote cheques from the charity’s account and lodged them into his personal account, but said the money was not to be kept for personal gain.

Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Cork man jailed for 12 years for “horrific sustained attack” on woman

He woke the woman with a slap to her face and told her if she ever wanted to see her son again she would comply.