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Monday 23 November, 2015

Man denied sex with 15-year-old until it was proven he was her baby's father

“It is the greatest mistake of my life. It is a great lesson to me because now I will go to prison,” he told investigators.

Friday 20 November, 2015

Driver (19) who broke red light and hit 6-year-old girl jailed for 12 months

The child’s mother thought she was dead in the wake of the crash – but she has since made a good recovery.

Thursday 12 November, 2015

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home

Alan Hanley received concurrent sentences for three counts of rape, a more serious attack than which would be ‘hard to envisage’ according to judge Deirdre Murphy.

Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Friday 9 October, 2015

Man who staged prolonged violent attack over bus seat given suspended sentence

The attack lasted ten minutes and involved head butting, kicking and punching.

Thursday 6 August, 2015

Judge: Seán FitzPatrick has been the subject of 'huge criticism, ridicule and odium since 2008'

Judge Nolan said the former banker had been the subject of “huge criticism, ridicule and odium since 2008″.

Friday 17 July, 2015

Dublin man jailed for sending threatening text messages to his ex-girlfriend

He told her he was going to blow her head off, burn her house down and kill her and her new partner.

Thursday 16 July, 2015

Gang who robbed taxi nabbed by gardaí ... after the car ran out of petrol

The men were arrested when they returned to the car with a can of fuel.

Friday 3 July, 2015

Man jailed for assaulting brothers after calling one of them a "culchie"

He asked one of the brothers “What are you looking at?” before punching him in the face.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

Teenager who drove a stolen car at a garda and broke her nose is jailed

The victim has been assaulted three times in her career.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

The jury in the Cavan childminder shaken baby case cannot come to a decision

Sandra Higgins will be remanded on continuing bail.

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Jury to continue its deliberations in Cavan shaken baby case

Sandra Higgins has pleaded not guilty to causing serious harm to a young baby.

Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Cavan childminder pleads not guilty to causing serious harm to 10-month-old baby

A jury was sworn in today for a trial expected to last six days.

Monday 8 June, 2015

Barrister apologises to alleged rape victim after asking about her promiscuity

The barrister also asked the alleged victim about decorating her private parts with glitter stickers.

Thursday 4 June, 2015

Man who attacked two people on a Dublin Bus told victim: "I'm going to kill you"

The 26-year-old accused had taken a large amount of alcohol and tablets when he assaulted the two people.

Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Man, 21, avoids jail after sexually abusing his 5-year-old niece

The 5-year-old would sleep in the man’s bed because she was afraid of ghosts.

Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Sean FitzPatrick trial: jury discharged as judge sets a new trial date

The jury has been discharged in the trial of the former Anglo boss after seven weeks of legal argument.

Saturday 2 May, 2015

Security guard 'took notion' to tie up Hodges Figgis manager and rob €22,000

The man pleaded guilty to the crime yesterday.

Friday 1 May, 2015

Man jailed for 12 years for sexually assaulting and attempting to rape his sister

At the time of the attack, he was serving the suspended portion of a sentence for armed robbery.

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