Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 19°C Sunday 26 September 2021

Today’s News

Thursday 18 March, 2021

Eight years prison for Cavan man caught with €2.5 million worth of cocaine in his van
# Courts
# Courts

Eight years prison for Cavan man caught with €2.5 million worth of cocaine in his van

Mar 18th 2021, 6:51 PM 31,858 Views 20 Comments

The former publican was caught with the drugs by gardai acting on confidential information.

Thursday 5 November, 2020

Man who held up woman at knife point within minutes of raiding two shops jailed for 4 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who held up woman at knife point within minutes of raiding two shops jailed for 4 years

Nov 5th 2020, 4:22 PM 16,778 Views 7 Comments

The 23-year-old committed the offences over a ten minute period in Lusk, Co Dublin.

Monday 19 October, 2020

Two men jailed for roles in 'nasty' break-in during which residents restrained them until gardaí arrived
# Courts
# Courts

Two men jailed for roles in 'nasty' break-in during which residents restrained them until gardaí arrived

Oct 19th 2020, 7:17 PM 52,418 Views 21 Comments

The case was heard before the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries
# Court
# Court

Rapist returned to prison after breaching suspended sentence terms by committing burglaries

Jan 28th 2020, 2:39 PM 30,635 Views 38 Comments

He received a 12-year sentence with the three final years suspended in 2012.

Monday 20 January, 2020

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago
# Offaly
# Offaly

Man jailed for six years for sexually abusing his second cousin over 45 years ago

Jan 20th 2020, 7:59 PM 36,561 Views 7 Comments

The judge commended the bravery of the woman who came forward to report the abuse.

Friday 5 July, 2019

Man who 'savagely' assaulted his partner after drinking and taking cocaine jailed for 32 months
# Loughlinstown
# Loughlinstown

Man who 'savagely' assaulted his partner after drinking and taking cocaine jailed for 32 months

Jul 5th 2019, 6:10 AM 33,818 Views 27 Comments

Paul Barry (37) told gardai his former long-term partner sustained her injuries in a fall in the bathroom.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images
# Declan Costello
# Declan Costello

Man handed suspended sentence after being found in possession of child abuse images

Jun 27th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,522 Views 55 Comments

Costello was not involved in the production or sharing of any of the pornographic material found.

Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Man jailed for 'particularly disturbing' and 'abusive' relationship with 14-year-old girl
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for 'particularly disturbing' and 'abusive' relationship with 14-year-old girl

May 22nd 2019, 4:45 PM 48,945 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Vickers was jailed for 11 years with the final two suspended on a number of conditions.

Friday 22 June, 2018

65-year-old man admits sexually abusing three children
# Courts
# Courts

65-year-old man admits sexually abusing three children

Jun 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 15,519 Views 0 Comments

The man knows he will be going into custody for a substantial time, the court heard.

Monday 23 April, 2018

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day
# Courts
# Courts

Waterford woman tells court she was raped by her older brother on her Holy Communion day

Apr 23rd 2018, 4:33 PM 26,342 Views 0 Comments

The man has pleaded not guilty to 56 counts of rape and 15 counts of sexual assault.

Monday 12 March, 2018

Man jailed for 3.5 years for raping woman he was dating
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for 3.5 years for raping woman he was dating

Mar 12th 2018, 8:57 PM 47,498 Views 38 Comments

In her victim impact statement, the woman said the rape had “destroyed her spirit”.

Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Man who sexually assaulted woman at festival jailed for ten months
# Sex Assault
# Sex Assault

Man who sexually assaulted woman at festival jailed for ten months

Dec 5th 2017, 5:56 PM 35,499 Views 51 Comments

Judge Nolan noted it could be said Hennessy had “almost perfect mitigation”.

Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'Insidious and frightening': Man jailed for 2.5 years for harassing Paddy Power employee
# Edenmore
# Edenmore

'Insidious and frightening': Man jailed for 2.5 years for harassing Paddy Power employee

Nov 15th 2017, 7:38 PM 33,235 Views 17 Comments

John Behan put the employee through “almost daily terror” for 18 months.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence

Nov 13th 2017, 10:35 PM 24,507 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home
# Finglas
# Finglas

Woman avoids jail for allowing preparation of heroin at her home

Oct 11th 2017, 6:21 PM 15,932 Views 27 Comments

The judge noted Rachel Harford had never been suspected of being the “main actor” in this activity.

Friday 28 April, 2017

'Violent and aggressive': Man who took child with him after he punched girlfriend jailed for one year
# Donegal
# Donegal

'Violent and aggressive': Man who took child with him after he punched girlfriend jailed for one year

Apr 28th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,660 Views 15 Comments

Martin O’Hara has 15 previous convictions, including one for rape.