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Friday 23 July, 2021

Man jailed for eight years over death of 'vulnerable pensioner' in house fire
# Monaghan
# Monaghan

Man jailed for eight years over death of 'vulnerable pensioner' in house fire

Jul 23rd 2021, 12:12 PM 10,558 Views 13 Comments

The man was 16 at the time of the offence.

Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Man (20) jailed and fined for going on holiday instead of giving evidence in trial
# Cameron Blair Trial
# Cameron Blair Trial

Man (20) jailed and fined for going on holiday instead of giving evidence in trial

Jul 21st 2021, 5:27 PM 34,848 Views 0 Comments

Craig O’Donoghue was sentenced to two months in prison for a “flagrant” contempt of court,

Monday 5 July, 2021

Man jailed for life over murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for life over murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 4:00 PM 19,828 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Iordache had pleaded guilty to the murder of the elderly woman, whose family described her as like a fairy godmother.

Thursday 27 May, 2021

Baseball bat accused can be presumed to have intended to kill or seriously injure, prosecution argue
# Kildare
# Kildare

Baseball bat accused can be presumed to have intended to kill or seriously injure, prosecution argue

May 27th 2021, 3:42 PM 20,878 Views 0 Comments

Zoltan Almasi has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

Monday 16 November, 2020

Man (29) who killed mother after stabbing her 19 times to be re-sentenced next year
# Celyn Eadon
# Celyn Eadon

Man (29) who killed mother after stabbing her 19 times to be re-sentenced next year

Nov 16th 2020, 7:05 PM 30,787 Views 0 Comments

Celyn Eadon was 19 when he killed his 46-year-old mother in 2011.

Friday 31 July, 2020

Rapist Patrick Nevin has jail term increased by two-and-a-half years
# Undue Leniency
# Undue Leniency

Rapist Patrick Nevin has jail term increased by two-and-a-half years

Updated Jul 31st 2020, 3:07 PM 25,003 Views 0 Comments

The State had appealed the undue leniency of his sentence.

Thursday 30 July, 2020

Rapist Patrick Nevin appeals severity of 14-year sentence, DPP counter appeals
# Courts
# Courts

Rapist Patrick Nevin appeals severity of 14-year sentence, DPP counter appeals

Jul 30th 2020, 2:30 PM 25,855 Views 0 Comments

Nevin attacked three women he met through Tinder.

Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Dublin man has conviction for taking part in gang rape quashed over undisclosed evidence
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man has conviction for taking part in gang rape quashed over undisclosed evidence

Jul 29th 2020, 2:28 PM 51,786 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal heard the case today and quashed the man’s conviction.

Tuesday 28 July, 2020

Man who abused young nieces has jail time reduced after appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused young nieces has jail time reduced after appeal

Jul 28th 2020, 7:52 PM 29,281 Views 0 Comments

The 48-year-old was convicted in 2018 of 25 counts of sexual assault.

Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle
# State Appeal
# State Appeal

Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle

Jul 22nd 2020, 7:17 PM 24,411 Views 20 Comments

The man had pleaded guilty to assault causing harm at Slade Road, Saggart in 2015.

Monday 6 July, 2020

Man who put bomb on bus during Queen Elizabeth's 2011 visit loses appeal against sentence severity
# Donal Billings
# Donal Billings

Man who put bomb on bus during Queen Elizabeth's 2011 visit loses appeal against sentence severity

Jul 6th 2020, 6:20 PM 24,718 Views 0 Comments

His trial was heard in both Irish and English, as was his appeal today.

Thursday 2 July, 2020

Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Sentence for teenager who attempted to murder woman he met on dating app ruled too lenient

Jul 2nd 2020, 12:18 PM 26,595 Views 0 Comments

The 11-year sentence was to be reviewed after 5 years but the DPP argued that review was too soon.

Friday 26 June, 2020

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Louth woman receives additional 18 months for dangerous driving causing death of a pedestrian

Jun 26th 2020, 11:00 PM 38,292 Views 34 Comments

The DPP had appealed the ‘undue leniency’ of Eimear White’s sentence.

Monday 18 May, 2020

Serial sex offender who raped woman he met on Tinder appeals severity of his 14-year sentence
# Patrick Nevin
# Patrick Nevin

Serial sex offender who raped woman he met on Tinder appeals severity of his 14-year sentence

May 18th 2020, 7:53 PM 34,510 Views 36 Comments

The DPP is also appealing the sentence for being too lenient.

Thursday 14 May, 2020

State appeals sentence of teenager who tried to murder woman he met on dating app
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

State appeals sentence of teenager who tried to murder woman he met on dating app

May 14th 2020, 2:30 PM 27,072 Views 0 Comments

The teen was sentenced to 11 years’ detention in November 2019 with a review to commence on 1 January 2023.

Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Teen who attempted to murder woman he met online was exposed to extreme pornography from young age, court hears
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Teen who attempted to murder woman he met online was exposed to extreme pornography from young age, court hears

Jul 31st 2019, 5:15 PM 26,815 Views 0 Comments

The teenager had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a woman he met online in 2017.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man admits killing housemate after poker game with knife taken from Cavan meat factory
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man admits killing housemate after poker game with knife taken from Cavan meat factory

Jun 27th 2019, 3:34 PM 21,480 Views 0 Comments

Tomasz Paszkiewicz pleads not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

Friday 31 May, 2019

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner

May 31st 2019, 4:57 PM 17,480 Views 3 Comments

Adam Nolan is being treated in the Central Mental Hospital.

Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Woman found guilty of killing her boyfriend but is cleared of his murder
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Woman found guilty of killing her boyfriend but is cleared of his murder

May 29th 2019, 3:36 PM 43,483 Views 0 Comments

Mother of two Inga Ozolina (48) had pleaded not guilty to murdering Lithuanian native Audrius Pukas in Roscrea in 2016.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital
# Mercy Peters
# Mercy Peters

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

May 21st 2019, 7:04 PM 20,481 Views 0 Comments

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate
# Mercy Peters
# Mercy Peters

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate

May 8th 2019, 2:35 PM 28,144 Views 0 Comments

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old.

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Woman pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder of her flatmate in South Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Woman pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder of her flatmate in South Dublin

May 7th 2019, 2:14 PM 30,139 Views 0 Comments

Prosecuting counsel said the jury would have to decide if she was suffering from a mental disorder.

Friday 12 April, 2019

Psychiatric report ordered on teenager who tried to murder woman he met online
# Attempted Murder
# Attempted Murder

Psychiatric report ordered on teenager who tried to murder woman he met online

Apr 12th 2019, 5:17 PM 12,762 Views 0 Comments

He had met his 25-year-old victim on the Whisper social media app, where he had pretended to be 19.

Monday 25 March, 2019

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears

Updated Mar 25th 2019, 8:35 PM 60,180 Views 0 Comments

The young woman delivered a highly emotional victim impact statement to the court.

Thursday 21 March, 2019

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer
# Courts
# Courts

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer

Mar 21st 2019, 9:06 PM 29,871 Views 9 Comments

Rihards Lavickis (26) had pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.

Friday 15 March, 2019

Murder accused ‘put more effort into’ striking deceased with knife after first attempts didn’t work
# Murder
# Murder

Murder accused ‘put more effort into’ striking deceased with knife after first attempts didn’t work

Mar 15th 2019, 5:39 PM 17,598 Views 0 Comments

The jury in his murder trial was hearing the memos of his interviews being read to the Central Criminal Court today.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Woman found guilty of trying to murder stranger as she walked home from work
# Laura Kenna
# Laura Kenna

Woman found guilty of trying to murder stranger as she walked home from work

Mar 5th 2019, 12:23 PM 45,808 Views 0 Comments

Laura Kenna had argued that she was legally insane at the time.

Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Teen charged with murder of Anastasia Kriegel allowed to spend Christmas with grandparents
# Courts
# Courts

Teen charged with murder of Anastasia Kriegel allowed to spend Christmas with grandparents

Dec 18th 2018, 2:10 PM 35,784 Views 0 Comments

Two teenage boys have been charged with the 14-year-old’s murder.

Friday 14 December, 2018

Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography
# High Court
# High Court

Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography

Dec 14th 2018, 12:39 PM 19,453 Views 0 Comments

The US-Irish citizen, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had objected to his extradition to New York.

Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Limerick man cleared of murder but found guilty of the manslaughter of 'annoying' beggar
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man cleared of murder but found guilty of the manslaughter of 'annoying' beggar

Dec 12th 2018, 4:00 PM 23,182 Views 0 Comments

The jury took less than four hours to reach a unanimous verdict of not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.

Monday 10 December, 2018

40 year-old goes on trial over fatal stabbing of man in relationship with his ex-partner
# Courts
# Courts

40 year-old goes on trial over fatal stabbing of man in relationship with his ex-partner

Dec 10th 2018, 4:26 PM 17,105 Views 0 Comments

Keith Connorton has gone on trial charged with the killing of 29-year-old Graham McKeever in 2017.

Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Murder trial collapses over Prime Time discussion about another case
# Courts
# Courts

Murder trial collapses over Prime Time discussion about another case

Dec 5th 2018, 2:51 PM 34,408 Views 0 Comments

Five members of the jury had watched last night’s segment on the defence of provocation.

Friday 23 November, 2018

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:14 PM 20,001 Views 0 Comments

He was charged with attempting to murder the woman on 23 December 2017.

Two Dubliners to be sentenced to life in prison over murder of man killed on his way to drug deal
# Courts
# Courts

Two Dubliners to be sentenced to life in prison over murder of man killed on his way to drug deal

Nov 23rd 2018, 4:28 PM 21,441 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Guerrine was on his way to sell diazepam tablets to an unnamed person on the night he was killed.

Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'The worst part of it all was being told our son was a torso in a suitcase'
# Kenneth O'brien
# Kenneth O'brien

'The worst part of it all was being told our son was a torso in a suitcase'

Nov 6th 2018, 6:20 PM 18,209 Views 3 Comments

Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting O’Brien dead and dismembering his body.

Friend convicted of murdering Kenneth O'Brien and dismembering his body with a chainsaw
# Courts
# Courts

Friend convicted of murdering Kenneth O'Brien and dismembering his body with a chainsaw

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 3:25 PM 26,072 Views 30 Comments

Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

Monday 5 November, 2018

Jury begins deliberating in trial of murder accused who allegedly 'chopped' friend up with chainsaw
# Kenneth O'brien
# Kenneth O'brien

Jury begins deliberating in trial of murder accused who allegedly 'chopped' friend up with chainsaw

Nov 5th 2018, 2:22 PM 11,528 Views 0 Comments

Paul Wells Snr (50) has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

Friday 2 November, 2018

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial
# Courts
# Courts

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial

Nov 2nd 2018, 10:18 PM 16,572 Views 0 Comments

Justice Paul McDermott said: “In this case, there are disturbing elements in relation to the disposal of the body,” as he began his charge.

Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Muzzle of weapon was pressed against head' of man whose dismembered remains were found, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

'Muzzle of weapon was pressed against head' of man whose dismembered remains were found, court hears

Oct 30th 2018, 9:51 PM 17,092 Views 0 Comments

Paul Wells Snr has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

'I was half-expecting him to wake up': Court hears how man dismembered friend's body with chainsaw
# Kenneth O'brien
# Kenneth O'brien

'I was half-expecting him to wake up': Court hears how man dismembered friend's body with chainsaw

Oct 25th 2018, 5:50 PM 25,230 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court heard evidence by Paul Wells Snr in his trial for the murder of Kenneth O’Brien.

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