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Friday 21 May, 2021

Jail term for Dublin man who crashed scrambler bike while attempting to escape gardaí
# Jailed
# Jailed

Jail term for Dublin man who crashed scrambler bike while attempting to escape gardaí

May 21st 2021, 10:06 PM 29,506 Views 19 Comments

Nathan Duffy (20) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possession of cannabis for sale or supply.

Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Man who sold his bank account to Romanian organised crime group is jailed for money laundering
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sold his bank account to Romanian organised crime group is jailed for money laundering

May 5th 2021, 5:41 PM 31,998 Views 0 Comments

Vlad Pintea, who sold his account to the gang for €500, was jailed for six months.

Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Teachers intervened as father beats child in school, court hears
# Child Cruelty
# Child Cruelty

Teachers intervened as father beats child in school, court hears

Apr 27th 2021, 7:32 AM 70,305 Views 0 Comments

The child told his teachers: “When I go home I am going to get it. I am dead.”

Thursday 25 March, 2021

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images
# Court
# Court

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images

Mar 25th 2021, 6:04 PM 61,414 Views 8 Comments

A judge has sentenced the woman to prison for three years.

Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Man (77) who sexually abused three of his granddaughters jailed for 11 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man (77) who sexually abused three of his granddaughters jailed for 11 years

Mar 16th 2021, 4:10 PM 27,905 Views 0 Comments

One of the man’s victims said she feared disclosing the abuse would break up her family.

Monday 8 March, 2021

Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin
# Robbery
# Robbery

Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Mar 8th 2021, 5:17 PM 30,112 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in October 2019.

Thursday 11 February, 2021

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters
# Courts
# Courts

Kerry man jailed for repeated rape of his daughters

Feb 11th 2021, 9:21 PM 63,527 Views 0 Comments

Justice Owens imposed 14 years imprisonment and suspended the final two years on strict conditions.

Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Couple found guilty of neglect of 14-month-old baby girl
# Courts
# Courts

Couple found guilty of neglect of 14-month-old baby girl

Dec 15th 2020, 6:44 PM 41,239 Views 0 Comments

The jury returned unanimous verdicts after just over one hour of deliberations today.

Friday 25 September, 2020

Jail for man following 'terrifying' home invasion
# Courts
# Courts

Jail for man following 'terrifying' home invasion

Sep 25th 2020, 2:41 PM 34,723 Views 28 Comments

Pollack pointed out the home of an innocent family to a group of men looking for his friend who owed them money.

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown
# Courts
# Courts

Healthcare assistant jailed for 11 years for raping nursing home resident during lockdown

Jul 30th 2020, 3:30 PM 65,796 Views 0 Comments

The family of the woman said they will “never forget how that man single-handedly destroyed our mam’s life”.

Friday 12 June, 2020

Driver who caused pedestrian’s death unaware he had hit someone until told by his boss, court hears
# Prince Aibangbe
# Prince Aibangbe

Driver who caused pedestrian’s death unaware he had hit someone until told by his boss, court hears

Jun 12th 2020, 6:20 PM 58,358 Views 0 Comments

He told gardai he thought he had hit a kerb.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

Man who used fake documentation to open Irish bank accounts jailed
# Radu Agapie
# Radu Agapie

Man who used fake documentation to open Irish bank accounts jailed

Jan 23rd 2020, 9:30 PM 31,833 Views 33 Comments

He has ten previous convictions in Finland for falsification of documentation, forgery and laundering of proceeds of crime.

Thursday 21 November, 2019

Night security man who stole artwork and sold it through Sotheby's gets suspended sentence
# Suspended Sentence
# Suspended Sentence

Night security man who stole artwork and sold it through Sotheby's gets suspended sentence

Nov 21st 2019, 7:25 PM 22,368 Views 17 Comments

Petr Balint pleaded guilty to theft of 33 art prints.

Friday 15 November, 2019

Man whose dangerous driving left friend in vegetative state jailed for 40 months
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Man whose dangerous driving left friend in vegetative state jailed for 40 months

Nov 15th 2019, 6:22 PM 31,015 Views 38 Comments

Mark Kelly sustained serious injuries in the crash and has not regained consciousness.

Friday 28 June, 2019

Man jailed for five years over fatal 'one punch' assault on friend
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for five years over fatal 'one punch' assault on friend

Jun 28th 2019, 5:31 PM 25,782 Views 11 Comments

Jack Hall Ellis told gardaí he was acting in “drunkenness and anger” when he punched Luke O’Reilly once from behind.

Friday 3 May, 2019

Banned driver who left student with 'catastrophic' brain injury jailed for eight years
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Banned driver who left student with 'catastrophic' brain injury jailed for eight years

May 3rd 2019, 5:29 PM 42,949 Views 68 Comments

Paul Connolly was under the influence of drugs and driving his young child to school when his car mounted the footpath.

Monday 1 April, 2019

Man (21) pleads guilty to drunken 'one punch' assault that killed friend on Halloween night in 2017
# Courts
# Courts

Man (21) pleads guilty to drunken 'one punch' assault that killed friend on Halloween night in 2017

Apr 1st 2019, 7:34 PM 38,405 Views 0 Comments

Luke O’Reilly died two weeks after being assaulted by Jack Hall Ellis in 2017.

Thursday 21 March, 2019

Hutch family member jailed for breaking into Revenue offices and assaulting man
# Alan Hutch
# Alan Hutch

Hutch family member jailed for breaking into Revenue offices and assaulting man

Mar 21st 2019, 7:46 PM 27,256 Views 0 Comments

Judge Greally imposed a four year sentence and suspended the final 18 months on strict conditions.

Saturday 28 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 28th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,010 Views 19 Comments

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
# Guilty
# Guilty

Former Defence Forces member who recorded young girl exposing herself jailed

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:07 PM 36,951 Views 14 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 20th 2018, 1:06 PM 35,015 Views 28 Comments

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
# Cavan
# Cavan

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

Jul 12th 2018, 12:39 PM 23,340 Views 0 Comments

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
# Trial
# Trial

Meath man convicted of raping woman he met on dating app

Jun 18th 2018, 8:09 PM 35,624 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

Boys 'trashed' metalwork room at Oberstown detention centre

Jun 7th 2018, 9:15 PM 18,565 Views 0 Comments

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
# Damaged Equipment
# Damaged Equipment

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

Jun 1st 2018, 6:31 PM 45,997 Views 48 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 10th 2018, 10:26 PM 22,367 Views 36 Comments

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

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences

May 2nd 2018, 6:20 AM 29,138 Views 36 Comments

The man was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

Thursday 22 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:07 PM 38,134 Views 0 Comments

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
# Matthew Horan

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 5:08 PM 23,287 Views 17 Comments

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
# Jailed
# Jailed

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

Feb 16th 2018, 5:25 PM 37,858 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jan 15th 2018, 7:35 PM 43,302 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jan 12th 2018, 4:40 PM 31,445 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sexsomnia
# Sexsomnia

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

Jan 11th 2018, 10:31 PM 23,774 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Courts
# Courts

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

Dec 13th 2017, 11:25 PM 37,552 Views 0 Comments

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
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

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

Nov 17th 2017, 7:44 AM 21,665 Views 25 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 26th 2017, 1:21 PM 92,548 Views 120 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

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

Oct 6th 2017, 10:11 PM 23,097 Views 35 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

May 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,695 Views 1 Comment

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