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# Serious injuries
Teen who left cyclist with hairline fracture after Dublin hit-and-run avoids jail
Melvin Rattigan knocked a woman off her bike in Dublin city centre in 2015.
# Courts
Homeless man sentenced to five years for robbing elderly couple of their holiday money
Gardaí recovered €9,600 but the couple missed their family holiday.
# Courts
Man who sexually assaulted sleeping woman initially claimed he had tripped and landed on her
The man was handed a suspended sentence today.
Allianz and Women's Aid are asking the people of Ireland to come together to help combat domestic abuse
Allianz and Women's Aid are asking the people of Ireland to come together to help combat domestic abuse
It’s time to take a stand and show anyone subjected to domestic abuse that they’re not alone.
# Dublin
Taxi driver sexually assaulted young woman who had become separated from her friends
The woman said she may never recover from the effects of the attack.
# Dublin
Boy (14) kept his brother calm during "cowardly" robbery by mugger
The judge praised his maturity.
# Court
Sex offender jailed for beating and tying up girlfriend
He had 14 previous convictions.
# Sentenced
Man who 'stole his daughter's innocence' by sexually abusing her sentenced to seven years
The man said he thought about it everyday and would turn back time if he could.
# Dublin
Brutal attack on Zimbabwean man by teens "depressing" says judge
Two 18-year-olds were captured on CCTV brutally beating the 57-year-old man.
# Assault
Man who assaulted prison officer in Lillie's given suspended sentence but ordered to pay €35k
The prison officer suffered a broken bone in his eye socket and a laceration to his tongue.
# Sexual Assault
Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party
Andrew Durran is due to be sentenced next month.