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Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Former post officer worker jailed for stealing €23k in pension payments from customers
# Theft
# Theft

Former post officer worker jailed for stealing €23k in pension payments from customers

Jul 31st 2019, 7:25 AM 40,056 Views 22 Comments

Paula Underwood has been sentenced to three years with 18 months suspended.

Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Leaving Cert student who punched and kicked fellow pupil in the face gets suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Leaving Cert student who punched and kicked fellow pupil in the face gets suspended sentence

Jul 24th 2019, 8:06 PM 32,670 Views 37 Comments

Lee Fetherson, now aged 20, was expelled from the school immediately after the attack on 10 March 2017.

Thursday 18 July, 2019

Dublin man (41) jailed for sexually assaulting teenage girl during sleepovers
# Court
# Court

Dublin man (41) jailed for sexually assaulting teenage girl during sleepovers

Jul 18th 2019, 4:48 PM 43,425 Views 0 Comments

The girl told the the court that her “innocence and childhood were taken away”.

Friday 12 July, 2019

Pregnant woman who led gardaí on high-speed chase with children in car to be sentenced
# Courts
# Courts

Pregnant woman who led gardaí on high-speed chase with children in car to be sentenced

Jul 12th 2019, 7:58 AM 37,329 Views 0 Comments

Judge Patricia Ryan adjourned the case for sentencing in October.

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Thursday 11 July, 2019

Brother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin pleads guilty to possession of child pornography images
# MARTIN GUERIN
# MARTIN GUERIN

Brother of murdered journalist Veronica Guerin pleads guilty to possession of child pornography images

Jul 11th 2019, 4:32 PM 44,335 Views 0 Comments

Martin Guerin was arraigned at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court this morning.

Friday 5 July, 2019

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach

Jul 5th 2019, 9:15 PM 34,682 Views 49 Comments

Joyce Conlon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

Friday 28 June, 2019

Man (36) admits stealing mummified head from St Michan's Church
# Court
# Court

Man (36) admits stealing mummified head from St Michan's Church

Jun 28th 2019, 2:59 PM 20,040 Views 0 Comments

‘The Crusader’ was decapitated at the crypt in St Michan’s Church, Church Street in February of this year and stolen, along with another skull.

Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Man jailed for handling stolen vehicles after arranging to meet undercover guard to sell jet ski
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for handling stolen vehicles after arranging to meet undercover guard to sell jet ski

Jun 25th 2019, 5:15 PM 24,489 Views 37 Comments

The man was connected to stolen vehicles by means of fingerprint evidence.

Monday 24 June, 2019

Father and son jailed for hammer assault on former family friend
# Jailed
# Jailed

Father and son jailed for hammer assault on former family friend

Jun 24th 2019, 10:22 PM 37,393 Views 17 Comments

Michael Reilly Senior and his son Michael F Reilly Junior have been jailed for 40 months and 20 months respectively.

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m
# Courts
# Courts

'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m

Jun 4th 2019, 4:38 PM 31,610 Views 21 Comments

The court heard that the incident was ‘totally out of character’ for the woman.

Friday 10 May, 2019

Grocer who sexually assaulted employees aged between 13 and 23 given thirteen-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Grocer who sexually assaulted employees aged between 13 and 23 given thirteen-year sentence

May 10th 2019, 8:15 PM 50,208 Views 23 Comments

The judge imposed consecutive sentences on Joseph McGrane, citing his moral culpability in the assaults.

Man sentenced for unprovoked attack with pool cue on two tourists at Dublin hostel
# Court
# Court

Man sentenced for unprovoked attack with pool cue on two tourists at Dublin hostel

May 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 21,377 Views 35 Comments

He pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of assault causing harm.

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Community service for mugger caught hiding in bushes by gardaí using thermal imaging
# Mugging
# Mugging

Community service for mugger caught hiding in bushes by gardaí using thermal imaging

Feb 20th 2019, 8:38 PM 23,229 Views 42 Comments

The muggers took the victim’s phone and wallet containing €110 in cash.

Friday 7 December, 2018

Man who stole spirits from Coppers told gardaí he was on way to toilet when he spotted opportunity

Man who stole spirits from Coppers told gardaí he was on way to toilet when he spotted opportunity

Dec 7th 2018, 9:19 PM 27,300 Views 0 Comments

Each of the 20 bottles stolen was worth between €700 and €900, the court heard.

Thursday 6 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 20,154 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Nov 15th 2018, 6:47 PM 28,759 Views 27 Comments

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
# Dundrum Town Centre
# Dundrum Town Centre

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

Oct 5th 2018, 10:44 PM 43,259 Views 30 Comments

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
# Clonee
# Clonee

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

Oct 5th 2018, 9:56 PM 35,831 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 38,586 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Ruth has 158 previous convictions.

Thursday 19 July, 2018

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway
# Courts
# Courts

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway

Jul 19th 2018, 6:05 PM 39,843 Views 54 Comments

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
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

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

Jul 5th 2018, 4:16 PM 45,338 Views 56 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:48 PM 31,546 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Courts
# Courts

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

Updated Jun 29th 2018, 12:02 PM 19,045 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jun 28th 2018, 6:11 PM 11,898 Views 27 Comments

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
# Conor O'hora
# Conor O'hora

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

May 17th 2018, 3:30 PM 16,724 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

May 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 21,223 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 9th 2018, 10:38 PM 28,733 Views 32 Comments

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
# Rape
# Rape

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

Apr 19th 2018, 7:19 PM 27,573 Views 0 Comments

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
# Brian Dunne

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

Apr 18th 2018, 5:59 PM 19,223 Views 38 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Mar 9th 2018, 6:15 AM 33,594 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Feb 2nd 2018, 5:58 PM 22,935 Views 0 Comments

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
# After Hours
# After Hours

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

Feb 1st 2018, 10:10 PM 32,277 Views 41 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jan 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 11,397 Views 6 Comments

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
# Jailed
# Jailed

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

Jan 11th 2018, 9:45 PM 47,656 Views 25 Comments

Michael Williams has been jailed for nine months.

Thursday 21 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 21st 2017, 6:06 PM 18,346 Views 0 Comments

He is also accused of possessing child pornography.

Saturday 16 December, 2017

Grandfather who raped his niece on Christmas night remanded in custody
# Courts
# Courts

Grandfather who raped his niece on Christmas night remanded in custody

Dec 16th 2017, 11:26 AM 43,043 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Oct 13th 2017, 5:59 PM 22,536 Views 65 Comments

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
# Fraud
# Fraud

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

Oct 12th 2017, 7:05 PM 35,202 Views 98 Comments

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
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

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

Sep 22nd 2017, 8:05 PM 21,892 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the State had objected to bail.

Wednesday 21 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 21st 2017, 4:21 PM 15,205 Views 0 Comments

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

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