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# ana kriegel
Date set for Boy B’s bid to introduce fresh evidence in appeal against Ana Kriegel murder conviction
Boy A and Boy B were both found guilty by unanimous verdicts of murdering Ana Kriegel in June 2019.
# Courts
Mother acquitted of sexually assaulting her children after lie detector evidence ruled out
The Director of Public Prosecution is seeking for the acquittal to be quashed.
# Anthony Horgan
Serial burglar who shone torch in face of pensioner (83) has jail time increased on appeal
Anthony Horgan had his jail time increased by three years.
# Courts
Man who avoided prison for ‘devastating one-punch attack’ is jailed on appeal
Stephen Duffy (28) had pleaded guilty to assault causing serious harm to Darren Darley (50).
# Courts
Trial judge wrong to direct jury to acquit man of historic child abuse charges, court told
The trial judge originally directed the jury to acquit the accused of all charges as the chief witness was unavailable.
# appeal denied
Court rejects State’s bid to jail man who sexually assaulted underage girl he met on Snapchat
The man had pleaded guilty to the offence in 2020.
# Courts
Man who tried to bludgeon sleeping wife to death with hammer loses bid to have jail term cut
A jury found him guilty following a trial at the Central Criminal Court in April 2014.
# Courts
Judge erred by failing to jail man over 'one-punch attack' that left victim in coma, State argues
Stephen Duffy had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing serious harm.
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# Courts
Killer has appeal against conviction halted after being told to stop 'gesticulating and shouting'
Mr Justice Tony Hunt warned Keith O’Neill (46) during a court hearing today.
# Courts
Burglar who told cocooning pensioner he was a Garda during 4am raid has jail time increased
He was originally sentenced to five years with 12 months suspended.
# Palmerstown Lodge
'The justice system is a f***ing joke': Parents react as son's killer jailed for five years
Justice Butler was forced to adjourn the hearing when friends and relatives of the dead man reacted angrily to the sentence.
# stabbed to death
Teenage boy admits stabbing Lorcan O'Reilly to death
The 16-year-old pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty to murder.
# Central Criminal Court
Man, who had blood on his hands when confessing a fatal stabbing to a Luas driver, jailed for six years
38-year-old Andrzej Wawrzyniak stabbed Jacek Kozakiewicz 22 times on 26 February 2014.