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Yesterday’s News

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Monday 5 November, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

The judge agreed to excuse him.

Man who launched vicious assault on girlfriend gets suspended sentence

The attack took place in 2003.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

Wednesday 25 April, 2018

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years

The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.

Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Dublin man jailed for 18 months for unprovoked beer bottle attack on Afghan cyclists

One of the three victims was a 13-year-old boy, who has since left Ireland as ‘he doesn’t feel safe here’.

Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Man who threatened to kill ex's parents while swinging axe avoids jail

Gavin O’Reilly has two children with his former partner.

From The42 Former Leeds and Shamrock Rovers player jailed for transporting almost €200k of cannabis Court Report

Former Leeds and Shamrock Rovers player jailed for transporting almost €200k of cannabis

Robert Bayly was described by his barrister as “a child prodigy” who fell into gambling when he moved to Leeds at 14.

Monday 3 July, 2017

Limerick man gets 4.5 years in jail for sexually assaulting neighbour in her own home

The woman told the court that her life has never been the same since the assault.

Thursday 22 June, 2017

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears

Closing statements were made by counsel for some of the accused in the Jobstown trial today.

Friday 26 May, 2017

Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Garda tells Jobstown trial she feared for Joan Burton's safety

Garda Fionnuala Whelan said she had not manhandled the TD.

Thursday 4 May, 2017

Man jailed after credit union staff member recognised him during robbery

He was on bail at the time and has 87 previous convictions including 13 for robbery.

Thursday 6 April, 2017

Xtravision manager who stole €10,000 by tapping into customer's dormant accounts avoids jail

The 27-year-old has since repaid the company in full with the help of a loan from his parents.

Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Man who defrauded 82-year-old woman over 'roofing job' gets suspended sentence

John Connors apologised and repaid the woman the €2,250 she paid him.

Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Dublin man who used Darknet to download 300 child abuse images avoids jail

The judge said that while it was an “odious crime” the number of images was not high relative to other cases.

Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Two men jailed for passing cars in NCT scam

The men were to get €100 between them for their role although no money was ever exchanged.

Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man gets four-year sentence for setting a motorbike on fire on a Dublin city street

The court heard that the man, who has an alcohol problem, could not recall the incident.

Monday 6 February, 2017

Man, who raped sister repeatedly, jailed for one year because he was too young at time to be guilty of rape

Michael Hughes, now aged 57, repeatedly raped his sister for two years between 1971 and 1973.

Sunday 5 February, 2017

English priest jailed for 9 months for molesting boy during holidays in Ireland 40 years ago

Michael Dunn, 67, says he will appeal the sentence.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Man avoids jail after attacking shopkeeper with metal bar of paint roller with plastic cap removed

Judge Melanie Greally suspended a two and half year jail term on strict conditions.

Friday 14 October, 2016

Rape case is "more likely" an episode of sleep sex, psychiatrist tells court

The man accused of rape in this case claims he was sleepwalking when he raped his female friend.

Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Man accused of raping friend had been diagnosed with sexsomnia

The man has pleaded not guilty at the Circuit Criminal Court.

Monday 10 October, 2016

Man accused of raping friend said he has history of “sleepwalking” and no memory of event

The case continues in front of the Central Criminal Court.

Friday 7 October, 2016

Man accused of raping friend says he may have had sex with her whilst asleep

The alleged incident happened in Dublin in 2008. The man says he has a history of sleep-walking.

Monday 3 October, 2016

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

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