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Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Childminder told gardaí baby was not violently shaken or assaulted
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# Cavan

Childminder told gardaí baby was not violently shaken or assaulted

Apr 26th 2017, 8:02 PM 12,148 Views 0 Comments

A doctor said the child had unusual bruising to her head, face and buttocks.

Monday 24 April, 2017

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton
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# Jobstown

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Apr 24th 2017, 7:33 PM 11,671 Views 0 Comments

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

Friday 31 March, 2017

Former youth worker who pretended child pornography images were of him gets suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Former youth worker who pretended child pornography images were of him gets suspended sentence

Mar 31st 2017, 9:30 PM 19,880 Views 13 Comments

He pretended to be a 15-year-old boy online and shared the images pretending them were of himself.

Father who bit two-year-old son's cheek gets suspended sentence
# Anger Management
# Anger Management

Father who bit two-year-old son's cheek gets suspended sentence

Mar 31st 2017, 6:05 AM 15,998 Views 17 Comments

The boy, who’s been diagnosed with autism, is receiving therapeutic services.

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Monday 20 March, 2017

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport
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# John Murray

Aer Lingus fined €250,000 over death of worker at Dublin Airport

Mar 20th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,787 Views 0 Comments

The airline was fined €250,000 for breaching health and safety laws.

Friday 10 March, 2017

Man who threatened women with knife and robbed handbags jailed for six years
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

Man who threatened women with knife and robbed handbags jailed for six years

Mar 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,887 Views 21 Comments

He told gardaí one victim was in the “wrong place at the wrong time”.

Thursday 2 March, 2017

Man with 160 convictions accused of claiming to be undercover Garda to rob man on Dublin bridge
# Courts
# Courts

Man with 160 convictions accused of claiming to be undercover Garda to rob man on Dublin bridge

Mar 2nd 2017, 5:47 PM 21,916 Views 0 Comments

Kearney’s previous convictions include assault, animal cruelty, robbery, theft, burglary, criminal damage and public order offences.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

Court told of 'exceptional turnaround' by man with 70 convictions who punched pregnant woman
# Courts
# Courts

Court told of 'exceptional turnaround' by man with 70 convictions who punched pregnant woman

Feb 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 18,862 Views 40 Comments

The court previously heard he had a “tragic background” but was now anxious to rehabilitate himself.

Friday 10 February, 2017

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery
# Courts
# Courts

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery

Feb 10th 2017, 3:22 PM 20,719 Views 28 Comments

Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.

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Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison
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# Courts

Drug addict went “off the wall” robbing shops two weeks after release from prison

Feb 10th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,889 Views 0 Comments

Laurence Bryan was drug-free on his release from prison but relapsed following a family argument.

Monday 30 January, 2017

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner

Jan 30th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,898 Views 0 Comments

The accused man has been jailed for 10 years.

Saturday 28 January, 2017

Woman who threatened gardaí with blood-filled syringes in Dublin city centre avoids jail time
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who threatened gardaí with blood-filled syringes in Dublin city centre avoids jail time

Jan 28th 2017, 7:25 AM 14,106 Views 33 Comments

The woman was suffering from drug-induced hallucinations and told gardaí she was pregnant with the devil’s baby.

Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Man who distracted tourists as accomplices robbed them jailed for three years
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man who distracted tourists as accomplices robbed them jailed for three years

Jan 25th 2017, 6:13 PM 16,835 Views 27 Comments

Brian Clarke (31) was identified by photographs taken as he posed with the US visitors.

Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Man to be sentenced for sexually abusing his eight-year-old nephew
# Courts
# Courts

Man to be sentenced for sexually abusing his eight-year-old nephew

Jan 24th 2017, 6:20 AM 14,940 Views 0 Comments

A “deeply inappropriate” sexual relationship between the accused and an adult in the house had begun when he was 15 years old.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years
# Death Threat
# Death Threat

Disqualified driver pursued by 10 garda cars on M50 jailed for five years

Jan 12th 2017, 9:37 PM 30,173 Views 59 Comments

Prior to the chase, gardaí told Andrew Allen his life was in danger.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine
# Courts
# Courts

Leitrim man jailed for abusing boy from the age of nine

Jan 11th 2017, 5:50 PM 23,825 Views 8 Comments

The abuse lasted for eight years.

Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years

Dec 20th 2016, 7:36 AM 13,811 Views 30 Comments

In sentencing 25-year-old Christopher Coakley Judge Patricia Ryan noted he had been suffering a “drug-induced psychosis” at the time of the incident.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Dublin man who fraudulently obtained mortgage on his parents' house avoids jail
# Drug Debt
# Drug Debt

Dublin man who fraudulently obtained mortgage on his parents' house avoids jail

Dec 14th 2016, 6:15 AM 19,932 Views 30 Comments

David McGuinness (27) of Ballyfermot obtained the loan to repay his older brother’s drug debt.

Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"

Nov 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 25,789 Views 23 Comments

The man, from Mayo, was 19 at the time while the girl was 16. A two-year sentence was imposed on the man today.

Friday 18 November, 2016

Teen jailed after man punched, stabbed and pushed in Dublin canal while walking home
# Vicious Attack
# Vicious Attack

Teen jailed after man punched, stabbed and pushed in Dublin canal while walking home

Nov 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 15,019 Views 0 Comments

The man was returning from a night out when he was punched in the face, stabbed 21 times and pushed in a canal.

Friday 28 October, 2016

Man posed for photos while tourists had belongings stolen by accomplices
# Camera
# Camera

Man posed for photos while tourists had belongings stolen by accomplices

Oct 28th 2016, 6:15 AM 23,051 Views 0 Comments

Brian Clarke (31) was later identified by gardaí from the photographs on the camera.

Friday 21 October, 2016

Unaccompanied learner driver sentenced to nine months for hitting and killing teenager while speeding
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Unaccompanied learner driver sentenced to nine months for hitting and killing teenager while speeding

Oct 21st 2016, 3:36 PM 22,616 Views 52 Comments

Gareth Jones hit 16-year-old Paul McCormack while driving a Toyota Avensis unaccompanied in Finglas, Dublin, in June 2015.

Thursday 20 October, 2016

Man who suffered "unfathomable tragedy" avoids jail following cocaine sting
# Courts
# Courts

Man who suffered "unfathomable tragedy" avoids jail following cocaine sting

Oct 20th 2016, 9:27 PM 29,965 Views 10 Comments

Noel Fitzgerald was detained by gardaí with €30,000 worth of cocaine cutting agent benzocaine in his possession.

Thursday 13 October, 2016

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week
# Courts
# Courts

Learner driver who hit and killed teenager while speeding to be sentenced next week

Oct 13th 2016, 7:48 PM 14,531 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three of the boy’s friends as they crossed the road but hit Paul McCormack (16).

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin
# Dublin
# Dublin

Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin

Oct 13th 2016, 6:15 AM 28,772 Views 40 Comments

The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.

Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Father who stole €13,000 from employer to feed gambling addiction avoids jail
# Courts
# Courts

Father who stole €13,000 from employer to feed gambling addiction avoids jail

Oct 12th 2016, 10:08 PM 28,291 Views 27 Comments

26-year-old Dublin man Jason Whelan stole the money from his employer between May and July 2013.

Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Ex-girlfriend of man who says he was sleepwalking when friend was raped testifies about "erratic" sleeping habits
# Rape Trial
# Rape Trial

Ex-girlfriend of man who says he was sleepwalking when friend was raped testifies about "erratic" sleeping habits

Oct 11th 2016, 7:22 PM 20,585 Views 0 Comments

She claimed she had asked the man to visit a doctor.

Monday 26 September, 2016

Problems with choosing impartial jury continue in the trial of Sean FitzPatrick
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# Anglo Irish Bank

Problems with choosing impartial jury continue in the trial of Sean FitzPatrick

Sep 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 12,306 Views 0 Comments

Sean FitzPatrick is facing charges of misleading the bank’s auditors about millions of euro in loans.

Saturday 16 July, 2016

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party
# Courts
# Courts

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party

Jul 16th 2016, 7:30 AM 22,713 Views 26 Comments

The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.

Friday 8 July, 2016

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas
# Luas
# Luas

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas

Jul 8th 2016, 8:37 PM 23,093 Views 79 Comments

The 42-year-old woman spat at the victim before stealing her bag with her partner.

Friday 1 July, 2016

Man who attempted to smuggle drugs to pay for daughter's operation jailed
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# Ecuador

Man who attempted to smuggle drugs to pay for daughter's operation jailed

Jul 1st 2016, 5:02 PM 14,040 Views 28 Comments

The Ecuadorian man’s two daughter and former partner have since gone missing after an earthquake.

Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Man avoids jail after robbing shop armed with plastic McDonald's knife
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# Not Lovin' It

Man avoids jail after robbing shop armed with plastic McDonald's knife

Jun 28th 2016, 6:15 AM 13,525 Views 30 Comments

Emmet McAuley was subsequently apprehended by the shop owner who pursued him on foot.

Tuesday 14 June, 2016

'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him
# Tony Walsh
# Tony Walsh

'Singing priest' convicted of sexually abusing a boy after claiming he didn't know him

Jun 14th 2016, 1:58 PM 41,820 Views 3 Comments

The abuse is alleged to have taken place in the early 1980s, when the boy was aged between 10 and 13 years.

Monday 13 June, 2016

Cavan man who raped his 16-year-old niece jailed for six and a half years
# Court
# Court

Cavan man who raped his 16-year-old niece jailed for six and a half years

Jun 13th 2016, 5:19 PM 26,116 Views 21 Comments

The woman said her uncle had “degraded and crushed” her instead of protecting her.

Friday 3 June, 2016

Man jailed for three years over brawl involving snooker cues, bottles and metal poles
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man jailed for three years over brawl involving snooker cues, bottles and metal poles

Jun 3rd 2016, 6:10 AM 17,073 Views 0 Comments

The man was seen picking up a metal security barrier and using it to strike a man on the ground.

Friday 29 April, 2016

American surgeon who has dementia brought drugs to Ireland after 'falling for an internet scam'
# Courts
# Courts

American surgeon who has dementia brought drugs to Ireland after 'falling for an internet scam'

Apr 29th 2016, 7:40 PM 31,409 Views 0 Comments

Judge Greally indicated that she would impose a five year sentence which she would fully suspend on condition he leave the country.

Thursday 28 April, 2016

TD Paul Murphy says he's entitled to legal aid because he can't afford court costs
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# Courts

TD Paul Murphy says he's entitled to legal aid because he can't afford court costs

Apr 28th 2016, 5:03 PM 37,996 Views 0 Comments

TD Paul Murphy has been granted legal aid to defend his case on charges of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

Thursday 21 April, 2016

Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems

Apr 21st 2016, 4:20 PM 12,695 Views 0 Comments

The case will not be heard until a recent High Court decision on activation of suspended sentences has been clarified.

Monday 4 April, 2016

Man who staged armed robbery with Love/Hate actor jailed for four years
# Hotel Raid
# Hotel Raid

Man who staged armed robbery with Love/Hate actor jailed for four years

Apr 4th 2016, 7:30 PM 21,055 Views 17 Comments

Stephen Clinch, who played “Noely” in the series, was jailed last month.

Monday 29 February, 2016

Man who raped pregnant woman jailed for seven and a half years
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# Laois

Man who raped pregnant woman jailed for seven and a half years

Feb 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 44,852 Views 29 Comments

The woman was anally raped by him after a night out and said that she was devastated by the attack.

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