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Monday 19 April, 2021

Man who told gardaí he didn't know rape could take place in a marriage is convicted of sexual assault
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who told gardaí he didn't know rape could take place in a marriage is convicted of sexual assault

Mon 2:50 PM 36,447 Views 0 Comments

The 54-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to three counts of rape, one of sexual assault and one of attempted rape.

Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Woman left 'black and blue' fighting her way free during abduction attempt
# Blackhorse Avenue
# Blackhorse Avenue

Woman left 'black and blue' fighting her way free during abduction attempt

Mar 9th 2021, 4:11 PM 36,654 Views 0 Comments

Martin Gallagher told gardaí in an interview that the attack was “a joke that went wrong”.

Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years
# Court
# Court

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years

Feb 9th 2021, 2:13 PM 60,189 Views 0 Comments

The now 34-year-old woman said every day with her father felt like “a fight to survive”.

Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Woman given suspended sentence for sexually abusing girl in Dublin orphanage 50 years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Woman given suspended sentence for sexually abusing girl in Dublin orphanage 50 years ago

Nov 10th 2020, 10:43 PM 45,071 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

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Monday 2 November, 2020

Former rugby coach pleads guilty to indecently assaulting 23 boys in 70s and 80s
# Courts
# Courts

Former rugby coach pleads guilty to indecently assaulting 23 boys in 70s and 80s

Nov 2nd 2020, 12:44 PM 62,360 Views 0 Comments

McClean was due to stand trial today but instead entered pleas of guilty before the court.

Monday 20 July, 2020

Man sentenced to 12 years for daily rape and sexual abuse of step-daughter
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for daily rape and sexual abuse of step-daughter

Jul 20th 2020, 5:06 PM 67,692 Views 0 Comments

The man told gardaí that he had abused the girl 120 times or more.

Monday 13 July, 2020

Man who abused son of woman he met through dating site avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man who abused son of woman he met through dating site avoids jail term

Jul 13th 2020, 2:45 PM 50,247 Views 0 Comments

The 45-year-old man had pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the child in 2013.

Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears

Jun 30th 2020, 6:05 PM 52,434 Views 0 Comments

In 2015, Ciarán Murphy was found in a dog cage in his home by a passers-by who noticed his cottage was in flames.

Monday 25 May, 2020

Man who stole laptop from ambulance in Dublin is jailed for three years
# Dorset Street
# Dorset Street

Man who stole laptop from ambulance in Dublin is jailed for three years

May 25th 2020, 3:07 PM 33,739 Views 44 Comments

Alex Harris has 63 previous convictions and was on bail for a previous burglary.

Thursday 30 January, 2020

Boy (15) who had loaded semi-automatic pistol under his bed placed on probation bond
# Dublin
# Dublin

Boy (15) who had loaded semi-automatic pistol under his bed placed on probation bond

Jan 30th 2020, 6:10 AM 26,756 Views 0 Comments

The gun, which had 11 rounds of ammunition in the magazine, was found in a school bag under a set of bunk beds.

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed
# Court
# Court

Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed

Oct 29th 2019, 10:30 PM 39,014 Views 23 Comments

He was 17 at the time of the incident.

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Man who punched girlfriend 'more than five but less than ten times' given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who punched girlfriend 'more than five but less than ten times' given suspended sentence

Oct 22nd 2019, 8:51 PM 35,980 Views 37 Comments

David Swords, from Dublin, pleaded guilty to the assault.

Monday 15 July, 2019

Court finds woman who faced 61 charges of neglect and abuse of her two children unfit to be tried
# Courts
# Courts

Court finds woman who faced 61 charges of neglect and abuse of her two children unfit to be tried

Jul 15th 2019, 5:54 PM 35,828 Views 0 Comments

The two children were taken into care in 2010.

Thursday 6 June, 2019

Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man (36) caught with over 4,000 child pornography images and videos given fully suspended sentence

Jun 6th 2019, 6:30 AM 84,809 Views 59 Comments

The father-of-one was also ordered to continue to engage in a sex offenders’ treatment programme

Tuesday 4 June, 2019

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'
# Guilty Plea
# Guilty Plea

12-year-old girl who was raped by cousin wants him identified so people will know 'he is in the wrong'

Jun 4th 2019, 6:15 PM 86,455 Views 0 Comments

Instructions from the DPP are that it would not be in the girl’s best interest for her abuser to be named.

Thursday 28 March, 2019

Crack cocaine addict who robbed taxi driver after threatening him with pointed weapon jailed
# Court
# Court

Crack cocaine addict who robbed taxi driver after threatening him with pointed weapon jailed

Mar 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,353 Views 26 Comments

Gerard Cully pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to robbery of the taxi driver.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Man who previously knocked down and killed French tourists jailed for driving at garda
# John Cash
# John Cash

Man who previously knocked down and killed French tourists jailed for driving at garda

Mar 27th 2019, 5:37 PM 30,625 Views 42 Comments

John Cash received a three and a half year sentence.

Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Woman who stole over €40,000 from former GP she was caring for jailed for two years
# ATM Withdrawals
# ATM Withdrawals

Woman who stole over €40,000 from former GP she was caring for jailed for two years

Mar 19th 2019, 2:16 PM 34,278 Views 11 Comments

The victim, now aged 90, said she felt an “immense sense of betrayal”.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Dublin man who sold 10 stolen cars on Donedeal 'wanted to give my kids a good Christmas'
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Dublin man who sold 10 stolen cars on Donedeal 'wanted to give my kids a good Christmas'

Mar 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 36,154 Views 0 Comments

Nicholas Keane did not steal the cars but agreed to sell them.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years

Feb 13th 2019, 10:48 PM 27,252 Views 36 Comments

Liam Deegan was also accused of driving the wrong way down a motorway at night.

Monday 14 January, 2019

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager

Jan 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 22,860 Views 10 Comments

He has been registered as a sex offender.

Thursday 6 December, 2018

Convict from 'respectable family' who beat man with rock in south Dublin park is jailed for five years
# St Enda's Park
# St Enda's Park

Convict from 'respectable family' who beat man with rock in south Dublin park is jailed for five years

Dec 6th 2018, 8:30 AM 49,074 Views 33 Comments

Keith Mooney has 26 previous convictions including burglary, assault, criminal damage and public order.

Thursday 29 November, 2018

Man who touched woman with penis on Dublin Bus claimed he was urinating at the time, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man who touched woman with penis on Dublin Bus claimed he was urinating at the time, court hears

Nov 29th 2018, 7:16 AM 44,696 Views 0 Comments

The victim told gardaí that the bus had jerked forward when she noticed Thomas McMahon’s penis on her shoulder.

Monday 19 November, 2018

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement
# Rape
# Rape

'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement

Nov 19th 2018, 4:33 PM 29,696 Views 16 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.

Monday 5 November, 2018

'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter
# Courts
# Courts

'The actions of a coward, evil': Man jailed for ten years for repeated rape of daughter

Nov 5th 2018, 12:54 PM 28,047 Views 30 Comments

The victim said it had been unbearable to hear her mother giving evidence on her father’s behalf during the trial.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Driver who threw beer from car and caused €3,000 damage to garda car jailed for three-and-a-half years

Oct 25th 2018, 7:54 PM 37,230 Views 52 Comments

The accused had 164 previous convictions, mainly for road traffic offences, at the time of his arrest in 2016.

Monday 22 October, 2018

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:26 PM 29,136 Views 19 Comments

Michael Moloney pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual abuse on dates between 2009 and 2015.

Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Man banned from driving after leaving man with life-changing injuries
# Driveway
# Driveway

Man banned from driving after leaving man with life-changing injuries

Oct 9th 2018, 10:50 PM 35,934 Views 34 Comments

Paul Kelly didn’t see Daniel Ryan as he was pulling out onto an unlit roadway.

Thursday 26 July, 2018

Rape trial jury discharged after juror says others were 'slagging' him
# Courts
# Courts

Rape trial jury discharged after juror says others were 'slagging' him

Jul 26th 2018, 7:47 PM 40,671 Views 0 Comments

The judge agreed to excuse him.

Man who launched vicious assault on girlfriend gets suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who launched vicious assault on girlfriend gets suspended sentence

Jul 26th 2018, 6:18 PM 33,985 Views 27 Comments

The attack took place in 2003.

Sentencing of man who raped woman he met on Tinder adjourned until November
# Adjourned
# Adjourned

Sentencing of man who raped woman he met on Tinder adjourned until November

Jul 26th 2018, 12:17 PM 16,988 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Nevin was due to be sentenced today.

Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Couple used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay, sex toys and other items
# Thousands Of Euro
# Thousands Of Euro

Couple used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay, sex toys and other items

Jul 17th 2018, 6:46 PM 37,503 Views 0 Comments

The defendants spent thousands of euro over a seven-day stay in the capital last December.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years
# Securicor
# Securicor

Judge says victims of tiger kidnapping deserve 'enormous respect' as she jails men for total of 52 years

Updated Jul 16th 2018, 7:33 PM 30,911 Views 30 Comments

This was the fifth time the case went to trial.

Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Man jailed for ATM scam where elderly victims were distracted and robbed
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for ATM scam where elderly victims were distracted and robbed

Jul 4th 2018, 7:36 AM 19,024 Views 28 Comments

One woman would then tap the person on the shoulder and indicate that they had dropped €20.

Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns

Updated Jun 26th 2018, 4:53 PM 28,325 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary TD had faced eight charges relating to corporation tax returns stemming from dates between August 2002 and August 2007.

Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Michael Lowry asked his secretary to oversee £250,000 payment, trial hears
# Tax Trial
# Tax Trial

Michael Lowry asked his secretary to oversee £250,000 payment, trial hears

Jun 20th 2018, 9:30 PM 20,581 Views 0 Comments

One of nine charges has been dropped against the TD.

Monday 11 June, 2018

State prosecutor says TD Michael Lowry and his company 'cooked the books'
# Trial
# Trial

State prosecutor says TD Michael Lowry and his company 'cooked the books'

Updated Jun 11th 2018, 6:31 PM 22,565 Views 0 Comments

The State’s case is that the transaction was “done at the behest of Mr Lowry”.

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

GP who dodged paying almost €100,000 in tax jailed for 16 months
# Secret Bank Account
# Secret Bank Account

GP who dodged paying almost €100,000 in tax jailed for 16 months

Jun 6th 2018, 8:20 PM 60,239 Views 16 Comments

The doctor had a hidden bank account into which he lodged 1,686 cheques.

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Former solicitor Michael Lynn to stand trial in January 2020 over alleged multi-million euro thefts
# Courts
# Courts

Former solicitor Michael Lynn to stand trial in January 2020 over alleged multi-million euro thefts

May 8th 2018, 12:21 PM 12,226 Views 0 Comments

Lynn is accused of stealing €4.1 million from Irish Nationwide on 4 April 2007.

Thursday 26 April, 2018

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man jailed after having sex with girl (14) he met online

Apr 26th 2018, 5:35 PM 45,418 Views 66 Comments

The man was arrested after the girl was found in a Dublin suburb and complained that she had been raped by him.

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