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# Dublin Criminal Court
Suspended sentence for man who took part in violent hammer attack
Judge Cormac Quinn said it was a serious case of violent disorder and that Jason Hennessy had attacked one of the victims in a “most shocking” manner.
# Court
Mother-of-four who stole €100,000 in fraudulent social welfare payments sentenced to 10 months
The 61-year-old told gardaí she was “sorry, ashamed and embarrassed”.
# Defilement
Man jailed for defilement of 14-year-old girl after Wesley disco
Judge Melanie Greally praised the girl’s courage in coming forward at a young age for what she said was a “very difficult process”.
# arsonist
Man jailed for causing €1.25 million damage to apartment complex after setting it alight
John McGovern set fire to the complex after a “vicious attack” on his girlfriend.