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Monday 25 April, 2022

Man who kicked father-of-one to death at homeless campsite in Cork jailed for 11 years
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man who kicked father-of-one to death at homeless campsite in Cork jailed for 11 years

Apr 25th 2022, 2:58 PM 16,983 Views 0 Comments

The jury unanimously convicted James Brady of manslaughter in favour of the murder charge sought by the State.

Friday 8 April, 2022

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced
# Courts
# Courts

Pub bouncer who left employer to die on toilet floor after violent robbery has sentence reduced

Apr 8th 2022, 5:40 PM 57,399 Views 0 Comments

Marian Lingurar Jnr was sentenced to nine years’ imprisonment for the manslaughter of John Kenny (56) in 2019.

Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered
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# Courts

Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered

Apr 5th 2022, 1:35 PM 20,819 Views 0 Comments

The DPP had appealed the sentence imposed on Scott O’Connor on the grounds that the three-year suspended portion was “unduly lenient”.

Friday 1 April, 2022

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos fails to have jail time cut
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# Court

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos fails to have jail time cut

Apr 1st 2022, 1:06 PM 28,235 Views 26 Comments

Keith Lennon, of Dromintee, Co Armagh, previously admitted to three counts of manslaughter.

Monday 28 March, 2022

Teenager admits to manslaughter of Urantsetseg Tserendorj in Dublin's IFSC last year
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# Courts

Teenager admits to manslaughter of Urantsetseg Tserendorj in Dublin's IFSC last year

Mar 28th 2022, 5:22 PM 46,451 Views 0 Comments

The boy will stand trial for Ms Teserendorj’s murder later this week.

Friday 25 March, 2022

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos claims nine-year jail term 'too severe’
# Courts
# Courts

Joyrider who killed three people while making Snapchat videos claims nine-year jail term 'too severe’

Mar 25th 2022, 7:00 PM 57,863 Views 0 Comments

Keith Lennon (23) was filming himself driving at 225kmh when he crashed into another car on 29 February 2020.

Prominent barrister on murder charge appeals High Court decision to refuse bail
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# Courts

Prominent barrister on murder charge appeals High Court decision to refuse bail

Mar 25th 2022, 3:58 PM 16,658 Views 0 Comments

Diarmuid Rossa Phelan (53), of Kiltalown Lane, Tallaght, Co Dublin is accused of the murder of Keith Conlon (36).

Monday 14 February, 2022

Serial burglar who swung punches at homeowner fails in bid to have jail term cut
# Courts
# Courts

Serial burglar who swung punches at homeowner fails in bid to have jail term cut

Feb 14th 2022, 3:35 PM 27,539 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Leonard was jailed for three years after he pleaded guilty to theft, assault and burglary at a residence in Dundalk.

Thursday 27 January, 2022

State fails in bid to jail man who assaulted his four-month-old daughter
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# Courts

State fails in bid to jail man who assaulted his four-month-old daughter

Jan 27th 2022, 10:45 PM 51,836 Views 0 Comments

The man was given a six-month prison sentence for assaulting his partner in a separate incident.

Thursday 16 December, 2021

Dried cactus extract containing mescaline ‘not covered by drugs legislation’, court told
# Court
# Court

Dried cactus extract containing mescaline ‘not covered by drugs legislation’, court told

Dec 16th 2021, 5:16 PM 18,132 Views 0 Comments

The State had claimed the powder Alexander Rojas Rey (44) was caught with had contained mescaline and he was charged with two drugs offences.

Friday 10 December, 2021

Leading financial executive fails in bid to halt trial over alleged €1 million fraud
# William Kiely
# William Kiely

Leading financial executive fails in bid to halt trial over alleged €1 million fraud

Dec 10th 2021, 2:25 PM 21,662 Views 0 Comments

The alleged offences concern individuals who wanted to invest in property in the United States.

Monday 22 November, 2021

A man jailed for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl loses appeal against six-year term
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# Court

A man jailed for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl loses appeal against six-year term

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:28 PM 28,613 Views 0 Comments

The man, now 26, was convicted and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment in December 2019.

Friday 19 November, 2021

Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'
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# Court

Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'

Nov 19th 2021, 7:32 PM 27,198 Views 0 Comments

Cloverhill Prison Governor Anthony Harris explained that there was a Covid-19 outbreak at the prison.

Thursday 4 November, 2021

Irish man caught in US after sending nude selfie to 'teen girl' appeals extradition order
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# Court

Irish man caught in US after sending nude selfie to 'teen girl' appeals extradition order

Nov 4th 2021, 6:18 PM 35,743 Views 0 Comments

The man fled the US while serving a 15-year probation bond he entered into on his release

Friday 15 October, 2021

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed
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# Retrial

Former Irish youth boxer faces retrial after drugs conviction quashed

Oct 15th 2021, 6:02 PM 23,472 Views 0 Comments

Roy Carroll was found guilty of possession of cocaine for sale or supply.

Monday 11 October, 2021

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Grooming victim hopes more victims will speak out after attacker’s sentence is increased

Oct 11th 2021, 5:51 PM 21,574 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Smith was told today he would spend three years behind bars for sexual assault and sexual exploitation.

Monday 8 May, 2017

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'
# Vesel Jahiri
# Vesel Jahiri

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'

May 8th 2017, 3:00 PM 22,082 Views 13 Comments

Vesel Jahiri was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Anna Finnegan

Monday 20 March, 2017

Man who strangled woman he was having an affair with jailed for 8 years
# Deirdre McCarthy
# Deirdre McCarthy

Man who strangled woman he was having an affair with jailed for 8 years

Mar 20th 2017, 3:43 PM 25,417 Views 22 Comments

Deirdre McCarthy’s strangled body was found washed up on Fanore Beach, Co Clare, on 31 March 2011.

Monday 13 March, 2017

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister
# Deirdre McCarthy
# Deirdre McCarthy

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister

Mar 13th 2017, 5:09 PM 32,530 Views 0 Comments

Helen Geoghegan described the impact the death of Deirdre McCarthy in 2011 had on her family.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Man convicted of murdering friend who was bludgeoned to death with a rock
# Courts
# Courts

Man convicted of murdering friend who was bludgeoned to death with a rock

Mar 8th 2017, 4:56 PM 15,510 Views 5 Comments

Thomas O’Connor claimed he was acting in self-defence.

Monday 13 February, 2017

Teen jailed for 4.5 years for stabbing young man in the heart at Halloween party
# Lorcan O'reilly
# Lorcan O'reilly

Teen jailed for 4.5 years for stabbing young man in the heart at Halloween party

Feb 13th 2017, 1:45 PM 22,106 Views 62 Comments

The incident occurred at the Oliver Bond Flats.

Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Dissident republican caught at Busaras with "four blocks of TNT" and detonators
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Dissident republican caught at Busaras with "four blocks of TNT" and detonators

Jan 31st 2017, 7:25 AM 14,571 Views 0 Comments

The incident last June saw Busaras evacuated the Special Criminal Court heard yesterday.

Monday 14 November, 2016

Man who stabbed housemate to death jailed for five years
# Sentence
# Sentence

Man who stabbed housemate to death jailed for five years

Nov 14th 2016, 12:53 PM 20,317 Views 46 Comments

The judge acknowledged that the manslaughter conviction had been the correct one as the crime was “clearly not a premeditated killing”.