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Last year
# Courts
Man who as a teenager abused two boys in foster care in his family home is jailed
The 42-year-old man was convicted after a trial at the Central Criminal Court.
All time
# Courts
Taxi driver who sexually assaulted passenger who passed out in his car jailed for four years
The victim told the court of how she continues to live with the “devastating” impact of what had happened.
# Courts
Woman raped and abused by stepfather says it was 'aspect of everyday life during her childhood'
Thomas Mullarney was give jail sentences totalling 14 years with the final two suspended.
# Courts
Rape victims subject to criminal prosecution if they publish own identity, lawyers tell judge
Last March, a jury convicted a 41-year-old Wicklow man of repeated sexual attacks on a neighbouring child.
# Courts
Patrick Nevin to be sentenced next month over attacks on women he met on Tinder
The computer programmer is already serving a five and a half year sentence for the sexual assault of a woman he also met on Tinder.
# Clondalkin
Man with 190 previous convictions gets 2.5 year sentence after gardaí car chase
This was the second trial for Dean Joyce, after a juror falling asleep in the first trial caused the jury to be discharged.
# Courts
Man jailed for two and a half years for killing cyclist in hit-and-run
Christopher Coleman’s sentence is in the lower half of the medium band for dangerous driving causing death.
# Sentencing
Driver who killed cyclist after breaking red light was already banned from driving
Eugene Maher died from head injuries hours after being struck by a car driven by Christopher Coleman.