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Yesterday’s News


Yesterday’s News

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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