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Tuesday 29 March, 2022

'Try to forgive us': What accused said he'd like to tell alleged rape victim during garda interviews
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

'Try to forgive us': What accused said he'd like to tell alleged rape victim during garda interviews

Mar 29th 2022, 6:53 PM 23,112 Views 0 Comments

Four men have pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court.

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Taxi driver jailed for careless driving causing serious harm after he hit two pedestrians
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver jailed for careless driving causing serious harm after he hit two pedestrians

Mar 22nd 2022, 10:30 PM 29,415 Views 0 Comments

Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard that Tajudeen Balogun failed to look ahead into a junction before turning right on a Dublin city street.

Thursday 3 February, 2022

Taxi driver denies driving carelessly when car hit elderly woman
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver denies driving carelessly when car hit elderly woman

Feb 3rd 2022, 10:10 PM 28,346 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues on Monday before Judge Elma Sheahan and a jury.

Thursday 7 October, 2021

Child cruelty trial hears evidence of screaming coming from apartment
# Courts
# Courts

Child cruelty trial hears evidence of screaming coming from apartment

Oct 7th 2021, 5:41 PM 22,151 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Judge Martin Nolan and a jury.

Thursday 8 April, 2021

Trial continues for man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home
# Courts
# Courts

Trial continues for man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home

Apr 8th 2021, 10:46 PM 24,772 Views 0 Comments

The man’s lawyer began cross-examining the 36-year-old complainant today.

Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Man jailed for causing €17,000 worth of damage during a violent escape from Oberstown detention centre
# Calvin Brophy
# Calvin Brophy

Man jailed for causing €17,000 worth of damage during a violent escape from Oberstown detention centre

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:28 PM 23,827 Views 11 Comments

He was sentenced to three years with one year suspended.

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Man deemed unfit to stand trial on a number of alleged assaults
# Unfit
# Unfit

Man deemed unfit to stand trial on a number of alleged assaults

Nov 5th 2020, 4:04 PM 20,675 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the defendant lost his leg a few years ago after he was knocked down by a lorry.

Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Eleven people accused of offences relating to alleged abuse and neglect of children
# Munster
# Munster

Eleven people accused of offences relating to alleged abuse and neglect of children

May 26th 2020, 7:46 PM 24,152 Views 0 Comments

The defendants, who range in age from 25 to 76, face over 200 charges.

Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Man (59) jailed for sexual assault of 4-year-old girl his partner was babysitting
# Courts
# Courts

Man (59) jailed for sexual assault of 4-year-old girl his partner was babysitting

Apr 22nd 2020, 5:05 PM 32,227 Views 0 Comments

The case saw one of the youngest complainants ever giving evidence.

Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault of two more victims
# Dublin
# Dublin

Convicted sex offender pleads guilty to sexual assault of two more victims

Apr 21st 2020, 5:35 PM 29,694 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin man is currently serving a prison sentence for a previous rape and sexual assault conviction.

Friday 28 February, 2020

Man who repeatedly raped teenage girl and treated her 'almost like a dog' jailed for seven years
# Donegal
# Donegal

Man who repeatedly raped teenage girl and treated her 'almost like a dog' jailed for seven years

Feb 28th 2020, 4:52 PM 65,416 Views 44 Comments

A jury found the man guilty of four counts of rape in 2016 after a trial last month.

Friday 14 February, 2020

Man who shot bystander in chest at Dublin scrapyard jailed for five years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who shot bystander in chest at Dublin scrapyard jailed for five years

Feb 14th 2020, 4:57 PM 28,458 Views 26 Comments

The incident took place on 4 August 2018.

Monday 2 December, 2019

Ivor Callely's son 'moronically stupid' for injuring man with firework in Copper Face Jacks, court hears
# Court
# Court

Ivor Callely's son 'moronically stupid' for injuring man with firework in Copper Face Jacks, court hears

Dec 2nd 2019, 5:35 PM 30,471 Views 0 Comments

Oliver Callely’s sentencing has been adjourned until 7 February next.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Rape accused denies he and co-accused 'swapped over' sexual activity with woman
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Rape accused denies he and co-accused 'swapped over' sexual activity with woman

Oct 31st 2019, 5:25 PM 40,575 Views 0 Comments

The woman has told the trial that she was too drunk to consent to sex.

Thursday 17 October, 2019

Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years

Oct 17th 2019, 4:26 PM 23,063 Views 0 Comments

The defendant had forced the child to perform oral sex on him while other youths recorded the act on their phones.

Thursday 1 August, 2019

Judge tells teen boy who admits defiling girl that he's angry and frustrated at humiliation of victim
# Courts
# Courts

Judge tells teen boy who admits defiling girl that he's angry and frustrated at humiliation of victim

Aug 1st 2019, 10:46 PM 34,393 Views 0 Comments

The judge praised the courage of the victim in giving her own victim impact statement to the court.

Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Man jailed after being caught by vigilante 'sting' trying to contact child for sexual exploitation
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed after being caught by vigilante 'sting' trying to contact child for sexual exploitation

Jul 30th 2019, 6:58 PM 36,938 Views 50 Comments

On 10 February last year, the man asked “Ali”, whose profile stated she was 13 years old, to meet up and go for pizza.

Thursday 30 May, 2019

Man found guilty of attempted rape of woman in Dublin
# Slawomir Gierlowski
# Slawomir Gierlowski

Man found guilty of attempted rape of woman in Dublin

May 30th 2019, 7:58 AM 26,286 Views 21 Comments

Slawomir Gierlowski (34) is currently serving a lengthy prison term for random attacks on three women.

Friday 17 May, 2019

Man who repeatedly abused his niece during 'perverted games' jailed for 11 years
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

Man who repeatedly abused his niece during 'perverted games' jailed for 11 years

May 17th 2019, 6:11 PM 45,722 Views 0 Comments

The attacks took place regularly while he was babysitting the child at weekends.

Friday 10 May, 2019

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes

May 10th 2019, 10:30 PM 36,001 Views 0 Comments

The man had pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault at a hotel in Portlaoise

Friday 15 February, 2019

Garda jailed for two years for possession of child abuse images
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Garda jailed for two years for possession of child abuse images

Feb 15th 2019, 11:38 AM 34,479 Views 63 Comments

Joseph O’Connor (58) of west Dublin had pleaded not guilty.

Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Suspended sentence for man who repeatedly sexually assaulted young girl he was babysitting
# Courts
# Courts

Suspended sentence for man who repeatedly sexually assaulted young girl he was babysitting

Jan 30th 2019, 8:15 AM 32,603 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Browner of Stoneybatter, Dublin, pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual assault.

Monday 26 November, 2018

Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper
# Courts
# Courts

Rape trial collapses due to 'unprecedented media coverage' in national newspaper

Nov 26th 2018, 4:58 PM 51,883 Views 0 Comments

The trial involved a Dublin defendant accused of raping a woman he met on a night out in 2015.

Monday 19 November, 2018

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder
# Courts
# Courts

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

Nov 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 23,338 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

Tuesday 10 July, 2018

'The market was misled': Suspended sentence for Drumm for role in illegal loan scheme
# Maple Ten
# Maple Ten

'The market was misled': Suspended sentence for Drumm for role in illegal loan scheme

Updated Jul 10th 2018, 10:38 PM 32,154 Views 117 Comments

Drumm pleaded guilty last month to authorising unlawful loans to a group of developers and businessmen in 2008.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Sports fan who attacked man with baseball bat in row over Olympic sailing avoids prison sentence

May 4th 2018, 4:07 PM 13,210 Views 20 Comments

Patrick O’Reilly became enraged when other drinkers in a Dublin pub began jeering him over his defence of the sport.

Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Dublin Airport people-smuggling operation described as 'Mickey Mouse' enterprise by accused
# Frederick Cham
# Frederick Cham

Dublin Airport people-smuggling operation described as 'Mickey Mouse' enterprise by accused

Feb 6th 2018, 1:52 PM 14,737 Views 0 Comments

Frederick Cham (63) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to five charges.

Sunday 21 January, 2018

19-year-old woman jailed for three years for her part in violent late-night robbery in Dublin city
# Courts
# Courts

19-year-old woman jailed for three years for her part in violent late-night robbery in Dublin city

Jan 21st 2018, 6:15 AM 18,126 Views 24 Comments

The court heard that Clodagh Forde had a propensity to acts of extreme violence.

Friday 19 January, 2018

Garda Detective who sent abusive letters to State solicitor is jailed for three years
# Eve Doherty
# Eve Doherty

Garda Detective who sent abusive letters to State solicitor is jailed for three years

Jan 19th 2018, 2:15 PM 34,135 Views 92 Comments

Eve Doherty was found guilty of harassing Elizabeth Howlin following a two-week trial last July.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

13-year-old boy who sexually assaulted teen in park sentenced to 10 months in detention
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

13-year-old boy who sexually assaulted teen in park sentenced to 10 months in detention

Jan 18th 2018, 9:22 PM 27,563 Views 0 Comments

The judge said he needs some “normality” in his life.

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Man who injured gardaí while trying to get away from drugs bust jailed for five years

Jan 18th 2018, 6:15 AM 17,957 Views 17 Comments

A garda pursuit ended when the Laois man lost control of his car and crashed into a garda car.

Monday 15 January, 2018

Jury sworn in for second retrial of Cavan childminder accused of causing serious harm to baby
# Courts
# Courts

Jury sworn in for second retrial of Cavan childminder accused of causing serious harm to baby

Jan 15th 2018, 5:00 PM 18,447 Views 0 Comments

The 36-year-old denies the charge of intentionally or recklessly causing serious harm to the baby at her home.

Friday 15 December, 2017

Sentencing adjourned in Tinder sexual assault case over guilty man's previous convictions
# Courts
# Courts

Sentencing adjourned in Tinder sexual assault case over guilty man's previous convictions

Dec 15th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,164 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman he met on Tinder last month.

Thursday 23 November, 2017

'I thought people would judge me, getting in a stranger's car': Alleged victim in Tinder assault case
# Court
# Court

'I thought people would judge me, getting in a stranger's car': Alleged victim in Tinder assault case

Nov 23rd 2017, 3:15 PM 15,791 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she was using Tinder to practice speaking English.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail
# Peter Jennings
# Peter Jennings

Music teacher caught with over 1,300 child pornography pictures avoids jail

Nov 13th 2017, 7:35 PM 44,017 Views 61 Comments

He had been teaching music to seven and 12-year -olds.

Friday 10 November, 2017

Former GAA coach sentenced to seven years for dozens of sexual assaults on boys
# Indecent Assaults
# Indecent Assaults

Former GAA coach sentenced to seven years for dozens of sexual assaults on boys

Nov 10th 2017, 5:02 PM 24,193 Views 33 Comments

Ronan McCormack abused one of the boys at least 60 to 100 times.

Thursday 9 November, 2017

Man violently attacked home of ex-girlfriend because he couldn't deal with breakup, court hears
# Court
# Court

Man violently attacked home of ex-girlfriend because he couldn't deal with breakup, court hears

Nov 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 21,196 Views 0 Comments

Derek Shevlin had a imitation gun when he went to his ex-girlfriend’s family home

Friday 27 October, 2017

Retired surgeon claims he 'has no memory' of treating those who accused him of indecent assault
# Michael Shine
# Michael Shine

Retired surgeon claims he 'has no memory' of treating those who accused him of indecent assault

Oct 27th 2017, 5:39 PM 24,511 Views 0 Comments

Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys.

Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Alleged victim of Michael Shine says he received €70,000 in compensation from Drogheda hospital
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Alleged victim of Michael Shine says he received €70,000 in compensation from Drogheda hospital

Oct 18th 2017, 9:40 PM 23,397 Views 0 Comments

Michael Shine is a retired surgeon accused of indecently assaulting patients.

Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys
# Courts
# Courts

Retired surgeon goes on trial accused of indecently assaulting teenage boys

Oct 17th 2017, 2:00 PM 22,933 Views 0 Comments

Dr Shine replied “I absolutely deny that allegation” after each of the eight charges were read out to him.

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