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Saturday 3 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C


This year
# Courts
Burglar who got stuck in blinds and was beaten with a golf club by homeowner is jailed
Gary Bailey (45) pleaded guilty to burglary on a property in Dundrum, Co Dublin in July 2022.
# Courts
Man who repeatedly sexually assaulted his then-partner jailed for five-and-a-half years
The judge said Derek Reid’s actions were an atrocious violation of the victim.
# Courts
Man jailed for seven and half years for early morning spree of knife point robberies
In a 45 minute time period the man carried out two robberies, three attempted robberies, one hijacking of a pedal bicycle, all in the Finglas area.
Last year
# Tony Walsh
Convicted paedophile priest Tony Walsh sentenced to four more years for indecent assaults
Judge Martin Nolan described the crimes of Tony Walsh (72), who was formally dismissed from the priesthood in 1996, as evil.
# Offaly
Midlands trial: Five men who took part in 'gang rape' of 17-year-old jailed for total of 66 years
Sentencing the men, Justice Tara Burns said that they had “behaved like animals”.
# Offaly
Young woman tells court she was 'robbed' of human dignity by men found guilty of rape and assault
The woman, who was 17 at the time, read her victim impact statement in the Central Criminal Court today.