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Yesterday’s News

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Saturday 28 July, 2018

Man jailed for 'horrifying' knife attack on his ex-wife

A court heard the woman would have “drowned in her own blood” without immediate medical intervention.

Monday 23 July, 2018

Former Defence Forces member who recorded young girl exposing herself jailed

The girl was aged between 11 and 13 years old at the time of the offence.

Friday 20 July, 2018

Former Defence Forces member jailed for 18 years for 'horrendous' sexual abuse of daughter

John Murphy abused his daughter Sophia on dates between 1988 and 2001, and also in 2010.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

The State has dropped charges against a babysitter after four trials collapsed

The DPP said it would not pursue a fifth trial.

Monday 18 June, 2018

Meath man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

Gardaí arrested Martin Sherlock following a “sting” operation in which officers arranged to meet him as he was selling a phone through Done Deal.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Boys 'trashed' metalwork room at Oberstown detention centre

The teenagers threatened their teacher with hammers before proceeding to smash “anything they could get their hands”, a court was told.

Friday 1 June, 2018

Man who caused €500k of damage to M50 eFlow system jailed for two and a half years

Tony Rochford said he wanted to attract media attention to his concerns about failures in a fire that killed two people.

Thursday 10 May, 2018

Former juvenile home worker (51) gets suspended sentence for possession of child pornography

Gardaí recovered a laptop containing 24 images and 13 DVDs from the home of Philip Devereux.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Thursday 22 March, 2018

40-year-old man to be sentenced in May for harassment of Sharon Ní Bheoláin

Conor O’Hora also pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing child pornography at his home.

Man who exploited young girls ordered not to take part in computer programming course

Matthew Horan was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years with the final two years suspended.

Friday 16 February, 2018

'I will regret that night forever': Uncle who raped his niece jailed for four years

He was sentenced to six years with the final two suspended.

Monday 15 January, 2018

Midlands teenager who raped 13-year-old boy given suspended sentence

The accused described the incidents as “an experiment gone wrong”.

Friday 12 January, 2018

Men go on trial accused of rape at 'VIP Jason Derulo afterparty'

Derulo is not charged with any crime.

Thursday 11 January, 2018

No third trial for man who claimed he was asleep when he allegedly raped his friend

The first trial, in 2015, collapsed due to legal issues just before a jury was to begin deliberations.

Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Two brothers kicked, punched and spat at gardaí and stripped down 'entirely'

Sam and Craig Mooney pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to criminal damage to a garda patrol car.

Friday 17 November, 2017

Burglar gets two years after whereabouts pinpointed with locator app on mobile

The court heard the man had been in prison since he was 18.

Thursday 26 October, 2017

Personal assistant who stole more than €1 million from her employers jailed for four years

Her former employers have been partially reimbursed and did not wish to make victim impact statements.

Friday 6 October, 2017

Man sentenced to 10 years after stabbing a homeless man and cutting his face

Michael Power (21) cut across his victim’s face from his ear to the angle of his mouth.

Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.