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Monday 16 May, 2022

Former RTÉ journalist found guilty of sexual assault
# Mícheál Ó Leidhin
# Mícheál Ó Leidhin

Former RTÉ journalist found guilty of sexual assault

May 16th 2022, 9:55 PM 48,933 Views 0 Comments

Mícheál Ó Leidhin will be sentenced next week.

Monday 7 March, 2022

Man convicted of assaulting woman and pretending to be a garda
# Declan McGowan
# Declan McGowan

Man convicted of assaulting woman and pretending to be a garda

Mar 7th 2022, 2:20 PM 19,886 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that McGowan told the woman he was a garda and had a gun in the car.

Thursday 24 February, 2022

Judge says Dublin city centre is 'increasingly dangerous'
# Courts
# Courts

Judge says Dublin city centre is 'increasingly dangerous'

Feb 24th 2022, 7:57 PM 39,860 Views 44 Comments

Judge Melanie Greally made her comments when sentencing Kieran Comerford (22) for an unprovoked attack on two men in 2017.

Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home
# Acquitted
# Acquitted

Jury acquits former garda of raping his wife at their family home

Feb 22nd 2022, 5:39 PM 45,797 Views 0 Comments

The 60-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to the offence.

Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Parents of two small children abused by their uncle tell court of 'worst nightmare'
# Court
# Court

Parents of two small children abused by their uncle tell court of 'worst nightmare'

Jan 12th 2022, 4:43 PM 34,677 Views 0 Comments

The man assaulted the children while babysitting them.

Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Car valet owner brandished imitation firearm arm in a crowded pub, court hears
# Court
# Court

Car valet owner brandished imitation firearm arm in a crowded pub, court hears

Nov 10th 2021, 4:59 PM 25,885 Views 15 Comments

The accused had pulled out the firearm after an outburst of violence involving an associate of his, the court heard.

Friday 29 October, 2021

Couple found guilty of neglect and cruelty after daughter left with 'catastrophic' brain damage
# Trial
# Trial

Couple found guilty of neglect and cruelty after daughter left with 'catastrophic' brain damage

Oct 29th 2021, 1:08 PM 31,464 Views 0 Comments

The jury returned unanimous guilty verdicts on all counts.

Thursday 28 October, 2021

Deliberations underway in trial of parents accused of neglect and cruelty of daughter
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Deliberations underway in trial of parents accused of neglect and cruelty of daughter

Oct 28th 2021, 10:59 PM 16,160 Views 0 Comments

The child is now dependent on carers for her basic daily needs.

Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Jury to begin deliberations in case of couple accused of child cruelty
# Courts
# Courts

Jury to begin deliberations in case of couple accused of child cruelty

Oct 27th 2021, 10:30 PM 20,323 Views 0 Comments

On day 13 of the trial, lawyers for all sides gave closing speeches to the jury.

Tuesday 19 October, 2021

Man who used wooden post to strike a woman during an anti-lockdown rally is jailed
# Michael Quinn
# Michael Quinn

Man who used wooden post to strike a woman during an anti-lockdown rally is jailed

Oct 19th 2021, 3:16 PM 24,991 Views 0 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan described the attack as cowardly.

Monday 18 October, 2021

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured
# Courts
# Courts

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured

Oct 18th 2021, 5:30 PM 30,535 Views 0 Comments

The trial is being held at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Friday 8 October, 2021

Man caught trying to meet child for sex after replying to fake dating profile, court hears
# Ioan Ovidiu
# Ioan Ovidiu

Man caught trying to meet child for sex after replying to fake dating profile, court hears

Oct 8th 2021, 9:30 PM 47,039 Views 0 Comments

The actual person behind the profile was a member of a volunteer group trying to locate online predators, the court heard.

Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Child cruelty trial hears evidence from emergency service and medical staff
# Court
# Court

Child cruelty trial hears evidence from emergency service and medical staff

Oct 6th 2021, 8:35 PM 20,790 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

Thursday 23 September, 2021

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man on trial for manslaughter of his mother's partner

Sep 23rd 2021, 6:40 PM 17,216 Views 0 Comments

Ronan Byrne has also denied production of a baseball bat during a dispute and assault of James Marren causing him harm.

Monday 20 September, 2021

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford
# Court
# Court

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford

Sep 20th 2021, 4:18 PM 68,235 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the “terrifying and violent” experience has a pervasive effect on the girl’s life.

Thursday 16 September, 2021

Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece

Sep 16th 2021, 6:03 PM 29,671 Views 0 Comments

The two incidents took place on unknown dates sometime between early 1976 and late 1979.

Thursday 18 March, 2021

Garda ‘thought she was going to die’ during attack by husband
# Courts
# Courts

Garda ‘thought she was going to die’ during attack by husband

Mar 18th 2021, 10:37 PM 67,569 Views 0 Comments

The victim said her daughter witnessed the attack and that at one point she may have blacked out.

Thursday 11 February, 2021

Dublin doctor to stand trial on child pornography charges
# Dr Ronan Keogan
# Dr Ronan Keogan

Dublin doctor to stand trial on child pornography charges

Feb 11th 2021, 4:56 PM 69,769 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan set a trial date of 8 November 2022.

Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services
# Courts
# Courts

Father of girl raped by teenage cousin criticises 'chronic' underfunding of child sexual abuse services

Jan 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 31,738 Views 0 Comments

The girl’s father was speaking at the sentencing of his 16 year-old nephew.

Friday 18 December, 2020

Man jailed for his part in mob that tried to storm Dublin nightclub
# Lost Lane
# Lost Lane

Man jailed for his part in mob that tried to storm Dublin nightclub

Dec 18th 2020, 4:37 PM 34,947 Views 19 Comments

Moses Lulendo (19) joined up with the group of males which tried to push past doormen at Lost Lane nightclub off Grafton St in 2019.

Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Woman given suspended sentence for managing massage parlour where sex acts took place
# Courts
# Courts

Woman given suspended sentence for managing massage parlour where sex acts took place

Dec 1st 2020, 1:25 PM 44,427 Views 0 Comments

Qiuping Chen pleaded guilty to managing a brothel in Dublin.

Wednesday 11 November, 2020

High Court judge says child rapist can be named 'in public interest' despite Court of Appeal judgement
# Courts
# Courts

High Court judge says child rapist can be named 'in public interest' despite Court of Appeal judgement

Nov 11th 2020, 5:18 PM 37,298 Views 0 Comments

Judge Tony Hunt placed a 28-day stay on his order pending an application to the Court of Appeal.

Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Garda held handbrake to stop himself being thrown out of reversing car following high-speed chase
# Courts
# Courts

Garda held handbrake to stop himself being thrown out of reversing car following high-speed chase

Sep 1st 2020, 6:56 PM 36,932 Views 0 Comments

Garda Conor Murray said he was pulling a passenger from the car when it began reversing.

Friday 10 July, 2020

Man who tried to steal cars while 'full of crack cocaine' and holding a chihuahua gets 3.5 years
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Man who tried to steal cars while 'full of crack cocaine' and holding a chihuahua gets 3.5 years

Jul 10th 2020, 2:54 PM 27,318 Views 40 Comments

Thomas Cahill Donohue pleaded guilty to 12 charges.

Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Man (53) jailed for 11 years for false imprisonment of mother and her young daughter in their home
# Courts
# Courts

Man (53) jailed for 11 years for false imprisonment of mother and her young daughter in their home

Jun 24th 2020, 7:14 PM 23,970 Views 0 Comments

The man and two others used cable ties to tie up the woman and her 8-year-old daughter and then ransack the house.

Monday 15 June, 2020

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years
# James O'reilly
# James O'reilly

Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years

Jun 15th 2020, 1:43 PM 45,417 Views 0 Comments

From 1977 to 2000, James O’Reilly (75) subjected the young girls to “horrific” sexual abuse.

Monday 27 April, 2020

Man who sexually assaulted his son in the 1980s jailed for four and a half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted his son in the 1980s jailed for four and a half years

Apr 27th 2020, 4:30 PM 23,885 Views 0 Comments

The man’s son was seven years old at the time of the abuse.

Friday 24 April, 2020

Man who failed to show up for court 3 years ago arrested last week as he travelled during Covid-19 restrictions
# Courts
# Courts

Man who failed to show up for court 3 years ago arrested last week as he travelled during Covid-19 restrictions

Apr 24th 2020, 6:00 AM 38,040 Views 0 Comments

Martin Stokes failed to appear for a sentence hearing in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on 3 June 2016.

Monday 16 March, 2020

Security guard jailed for 14 years for rape and violent assault of two sex workers
# Courts
# Courts

Security guard jailed for 14 years for rape and violent assault of two sex workers

Mar 16th 2020, 4:49 PM 47,934 Views 0 Comments

Noel McKeon pleaded guilty to sexual assault, assault, robbery and rape of the two women.

Monday 17 February, 2020

Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape
# Courts
# Courts

Victim verbally abused in courtroom after two Leitrim men jailed for seven years for rape

Feb 17th 2020, 12:54 PM 51,629 Views 0 Comments

“This will haunt me for the rest of my life, knowing that they chose to do this to me,” the victim said in an impact statement.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Woman who was sent child sex abuse images on Whatsapp but deleted video prosecuted for possession
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who was sent child sex abuse images on Whatsapp but deleted video prosecuted for possession

Feb 4th 2020, 2:29 PM 57,904 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Omo Delpin Omorouyi can no longer pursue her career as she cannot get garda vetting.

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Martial arts instructor jailed for five-and-a-half years for killing retiree in one-punch assault
# Courts
# Courts

Martial arts instructor jailed for five-and-a-half years for killing retiree in one-punch assault

Jan 29th 2020, 12:19 PM 32,518 Views 101 Comments

Jonathan Dargan was found guilty of killing Patrick Mullally last November.

Monday 27 January, 2020

'I'll never forgive him': Family of one-punch assault victim describe how lives have been 'ripped apart'
# Patrick Mullally
# Patrick Mullally

'I'll never forgive him': Family of one-punch assault victim describe how lives have been 'ripped apart'

Jan 27th 2020, 1:54 PM 28,064 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Dargan (49) was found guilty of killing Patrick Mullally by a jury last November.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s
# Courts
# Courts

Man (70s) receives suspended sentence for sexual abuse of boy in the 1960s

Jan 15th 2020, 4:07 PM 17,732 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Black was aged between 16 and 20 years of age when he molested his victim.

Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed

Jan 14th 2020, 6:45 AM 36,736 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty.

Thursday 5 December, 2019

Man who used fake documents to apply for €270k mortgage given a suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who used fake documents to apply for €270k mortgage given a suspended sentence

Dec 5th 2019, 9:30 PM 38,393 Views 42 Comments

The man used the loan to purchase a house in Walkinstown in Dublin.

Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Martial arts instructor convicted of unlawful killing of 56-year-old man
# Unlawful Killing
# Unlawful Killing

Martial arts instructor convicted of unlawful killing of 56-year-old man

Dec 4th 2019, 10:00 PM 20,124 Views 0 Comments

Witnesses say they saw the man arguing with his girlfriend moments before the incident.

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party
# Court
# Court

Jury convicts two Leitrim men of raping woman at party

Nov 12th 2019, 9:21 PM 38,481 Views 0 Comments

They had pleaded not guilty to rape in a flat in a town in the county on a date in 2017.

Saturday 9 November, 2019

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no
# Trial
# Trial

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no

Nov 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 28,719 Views 0 Comments

The two men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'
# Courts
# Courts

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

Nov 6th 2019, 2:56 PM 44,287 Views 0 Comments

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

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