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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Friday 24 July, 2020

Man who assaulted two gardai and bit one in the thigh jailed for two years

Michael Talbot (33) went on to scream abuse at gardaí and smeared blood all over his jail cell after he was eventually arrested, the court heard.

Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Man partially severed ear lobe of acquaintance after slashing face in 'gruesome' attack, court hears

The attack took place at Parkgate Street on 22 January 2018.

Man jailed for four years over sexual assault and rape of his younger sister

Two more brothers have had their sentencing deferred to next January.

Monday 13 July, 2020

Eleven plead not guilty to alleged sexual abuse, exploitation and neglect of four children

One of the men is also charged with inappropriately administering medication to one of the alleged victims.


Monday 6 July, 2020

Monday 22 June, 2020

Teenager armed with screwdriver subjected woman to 'terrifying' ordeal

The man, who was 19-years-old at the time, pleaded guilty in court.

Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Jail for man who brought gardaí on high speed cross-city chase

A garda suffered severe eye and facial injuries in the incident.

Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls

The man had pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of sexually assault.

Friday 13 March, 2020

Judge urges jury in alleged sexual assault at Leinster creche case to stick with it despite coronavirus concern

She made the comments after it was announced that no new jury trials will be commencing in criminal courts for two weeks.

Monday 9 March, 2020

Alleged sexual assault victim told mother she didn't want to go to crèche, court hears

A man is charged with 23 counts of assaulting four girls in the crèche.

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'

The girl made the comments during cross-examination today.

Friday 21 February, 2020

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Man on trial accused of sexually assaulting four girls in creche

He has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him.

Friday 13 December, 2019

Jail for young mother who imported more than 1.5 kilos of cocaine into Ireland

Hyonaru Moreno received a sentence of two and a half years.

Monday 9 December, 2019

Man given six-year driving ban following conviction for killing pedestrian after drinking 12-15 pints

Derek Keane was jailed for five-and-a-half years in court on Friday.

Friday 6 December, 2019

Van driver who struck man after drinking '12 to 15 pints' is jailed for dangerous driving causing death

Callum Grimes died seven months after being struck by Derek Keane’s van.

Jury sworn in as Dublin garda goes on trial accused of assaulting RTÉ employee

The trial, which is expected to last five days, will start on Monday before Judge Melanie Greally.

Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Man who 'destroyed' single mother's home on Christmas Day jailed for three-and-a-half years

The man ripped furniture, placed devices in a sink filled with water and urinated throughout the home, the court heard.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party

The man was remanded on bail until sentencing on 3 February.

Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Man who stole €3,300 from woman under guise of carrying out insulation work jailed for 14 months

The court heard Michael McGauley had gambling debts to pay off at the time of the offence.

Monday 25 November, 2019

Dublin motorist who deliberately drove at cyclist given suspended sentence

The motorist was given a three-year suspended sentence and ordered to pay the cyclist €10,000.

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Jury sworn in as couple goes on trial accused of female genital mutilation of child FGM

Jury sworn in as couple goes on trial accused of female genital mutilation of child

The couple, who can’t be named for legal reasons, both pleaded not guilty.

Friday 1 November, 2019

Bus driver who pleaded guilty to careless driving over fatal accident fined €500

Olusola Omobamidele’s driving did not cause the death of Keith McGann and he could not be sentenced as if that was the case, a judge said.

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Butcher jailed for eight years for possession of over €2.5 million in drugs

Gerard Ryan (44) told gardaí he was under pressure to pick up the drugs from a warehouse in Ashbourne.

Monday 21 October, 2019

Truck driver facing charges of 'dangerous driving' before court over death of elderly pedestrian

The professional truck driver, was driving through a green traffic light in heavy traffic around lunch time on the day in question.

Monday 14 October, 2019

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Dublin man jailed for 'savage' attack that left victim with metal implants in face

“There was no real reason for the assault,” the judge said as Martin Maughan was sentenced to 18 months.

Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

Monday 23 April, 2018

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and poured red paint over it.

Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed

One of the men travelled to Ireland in a shipping container.

Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Two Meath brothers convicted of raping two of their sisters

The pair were tried separately and both convicted of the offences dating as far as back as 1983.

Friday 23 March, 2018

Aer Lingus worker who helped smuggle illegal immigrants into the country jailed for four years

Peter Kernan had pleaded guilty to four counts of facilitating the entry of an illegal immigrant into the State.

Monday 26 February, 2018

Clare auctioneer 'of some standing' jailed for raping his friend's daughter

The court was told that the sexual abuse his victim suffered had a “deep and long-lasting impact” on her to this day.

Wednesday 21 February, 2018