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This year
Man (40) jailed for raping acquaintance while she slept after night out
The court heard the man’s legal team followed the woman on social media after she complained to Gardaí.
Man who repeatedly raped woman he met on dating website jailed for nine years
The judge said Bajo Ziflai had shown no remorse or acknowledged the harm he caused to the woman on the night in question.
Last year
HSE's guide to cervical screening tests
A cervical screening test helps discover if you are at risk of developing cervical cancer.
Sligo man jailed for nine years for raping a woman he had just met on Tinder
After gardaí were alerted, they told the woman to hang a towel on a balcony to identify which apartment she was in.
All time
Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.
Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service
Adam McCarthy expressed “genuine remorse” in court over the attack which left Niall McHale unconscious.
Man who filmed himself sexually assaulting pregnant girlfriend jailed
Justice Deirdre Murphy sentenced the man to seven-and-a-half years in prison.
Worried about your child being bullied online? Here’s some helpful advice
Cyberbullying can happen to anyone. It’s always wrong and it should never be overlooked or ignored.
Teenager who attacked and stabbed Brazilian man on the Luas gets six-year jail term
Ross Behan wanted to spend additional time in jail so he’d be better prepared when he leaves.
Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence
Owen Travers (61) pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers over a number of years.