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Yesterday’s News

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Thursday 6 December, 2018

Former soldier jailed for three years for sexually assaulting niece and nephew

The female victim delivered an emotional victim impact statement in court today.

Thursday 15 November, 2018

Man who damaged M50 toll gantry with angle grinder before threatening gardaí jailed for six months

It was the second time that the accused had damaged an M50 toll gantry.

Friday 5 October, 2018

Former professional footballer jailed for using cloned payment cards to buy runners and toiletries

Stefan Condurovici has been ordered to leave Ireland within seven days of his release from prison.

Youth who robbed delivery man in 'extremely vicious' assault gets four-year suspended sentence

Judge Melanie Greally said the victim was subjected to a “horrifying experience”.

Dublin mother who flung boiling water at shop worker's face to be sentenced

Michelle Ruth has 158 previous convictions.

Thursday 19 July, 2018

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway

The 19-year-old youth had denied one count of rape and another of oral rape of a girl.

Thursday 5 July, 2018

Garda dressed as a postman to deliver 36,000 ecstasy pills to suspected dealer

Philip Noonan was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison today.

Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'Help help please' - Court hears of text sent by alleged rape victim to friend during incident

The alleged assault happened in a town in the northwest in the aftermath of St Patrick’s Day celebrations in 2016.

Friday 29 June, 2018

David Drumm pleads guilty to role in providing unlawful loans to the 'Maple 10'

Drumm was found guilty on charges of conspiracy to defraud the public and of false accounting earlier this month.

Thursday 28 June, 2018

Homeless man who brandished toy gun on Dart given 12-month suspended sentence

The man pleaded guilty to possessing a realistic imitation firearm at Connolly Station on 10 July 2017.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man who harassed Sharon Ní Bheoláin and possessed child abuse images jailed for 3 years

Judge Martin Nolan warned the accused would certainly face jail for what he termed his “debasing behaviour”.

Thursday 10 May, 2018

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence

The man’s former partner said that on the night in question he had been “out of his bin” with alcohol.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed

A garda witness said that “alcohol was the catalyst” for the attack.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Man goes on trial accused of serial rape of his younger sister

The abuse is alleged to have begun when the complainant was four years old.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Judge praises the resilience of two 80-year-old victims whose handbags were robbed by same thief

Brian Dunne (33) was sentenced to four and a half years in prison for the offences.

Friday 9 March, 2018

Court hears postman, accused of causing death of woman by dangerous driving, told eye expert that he didn't drive

David Byrne (42) denies dangerous driving causing the death of 70-year-old Patricia Dunne in north Dublin on 16 October 2015.

Friday 2 February, 2018

Jockey tried to gouge out taxi driver's eye after 'some confusion' over fare

Christopher Timmons is to be given community service in lieu of a jail sentence.

Thursday 1 February, 2018

Two homeless men dressed as workmen snuck into Dublin offices to steal cash and phones

The men were jailed for between 18 months and three years.

Friday 26 January, 2018

Man sentenced to two years for robbery and 'merciless' attack on fellow homeless person

Christopher Morgan was himself engaging with homeless services at the time of the attack in September 2016.

Thursday 11 January, 2018

Man promised girlfriend he'd buy non-existent site for house, before gambling away over €22,000

Michael Williams has been jailed for nine months.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

Man accused of harassing Sharon Ní Bheoláin to face court in February

He is also accused of possessing child pornography.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

Grandfather who raped his niece on Christmas night remanded in custody

The woman only reported the offence when she discovered her uncle had circulated a letter to his family.

Friday 13 October, 2017

Man who claimed his dead mother's pension for 17 years jailed

In total, €158,726 was stolen from the State by the Dublin man.

Thursday 12 October, 2017

Pensioner who stole over €200,000 in State benefits avoids jail

She has been given a suspended sentence.

Friday 22 September, 2017

Prisoner whose family were injured in suspicious fire granted compassionate bail to visit them

Lawyers for the State had objected to bail.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Gardaí made 'unwise and inappropriate' decisions at water charges protest, court hears

Six men have pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to falsely imprisoning the then-Tánaiste Joan Burton.

Friday 19 May, 2017

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

Thursday 18 May, 2017

Garda thought she was going to be 'crushed' at water charges protest, court hears

Marion Power said there was “constant abuse and horrendous language the whole time”.

Thursday 4 May, 2017

'One of the most scary experiences' - Joan Burton's advisor gives Jobstown testimony

Karen O’Connell said she and the former Tánaiste were pushed and shoved.

Thursday 27 April, 2017

'Terrified' Joan Burton 'ran for her life' at Jobstown protest

Seven men including TD Paul Murphy have pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

Friday 9 October, 2015

Barman who stabbed man who was in bed with his ex-partner gets suspended sentence

The judge said he was “unlikely to reoffend” and ordered that he undergo any alcohol treatment programme deemed necessary.

Thursday 8 October, 2015

Man with 17 aliases acquitted of attack that severed officer's tendons

The incident took place just before tea-time in Cloverhill Prison.

Monday 27 July, 2015

Teen launched vicious unprovoked attack on dad in front of his family

He has received a two-year suspended sentence.

Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man to face jail after being caught with "Aladdin's cave" of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms

A customs officer carrying out a random spot check at a storage facility in Dublin almost two years ago smelled cannabis.

Friday 24 July, 2015

Man (77) who molested daughter and granddaughter is jailed for seven years

He pleaded guilty to six counts of indecent and sexual assault.

Thursday 23 July, 2015

Woman smuggled mobile phone into Mountjoy internally for €500

She was remanded on bail today.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

'I was robbing Peter to pay Paul': Financial advisor to be sentenced for '38 catastrophic mistakes'

“In hindsight, I should have put my hands up earlier. I’m a normal person who made a mistake, or rather who made 38 catastrophic mistakes.”

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Woman jailed for stealing €57,000 to pay for her father's kidney transplant

She will spend almost two years in prison.

Thursday 18 June, 2015

Dublin woman spared jail after smashing beer bottle over taxi driver's head

“I’m not going to pay you. Leave me alone or I’m going to fight you,” her co-accused said.

Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Woman withdrew more than €50,000 from ATMs when Ulster Bank was down

The woman said she used the money to pay for her father’s kidney transplant.