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Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Man who launched an unprovoked attack on a woman late at night jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who launched an unprovoked attack on a woman late at night jailed for two years

Apr 27th 2022, 7:20 PM 22,666 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place a on Stephen’s Lane, Kilmainham on 14 June 2017.

Monday 22 November, 2021

Man who stole €12,000 through a rental scam remanded on bail
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stole €12,000 through a rental scam remanded on bail

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:04 PM 18,475 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Byrne (40) pleaded guilty to four charges of inducing another to pay him €3,000 by deception and use of a false instrument.

Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home

Sep 15th 2021, 6:40 PM 30,662 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Justice Paul McDermott and a jury.

Thursday 29 July, 2021

Jury in Munster child abuse trial retires for the evening
# Courts
# Courts

Jury in Munster child abuse trial retires for the evening

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 4:20 PM 11,014 Views 0 Comments

The judge told the jury there was no restriction on time.

Thursday 15 July, 2021

Munster child abuse trial: Charges against 32-year-old woman withdrawn
# Courts
# Courts

Munster child abuse trial: Charges against 32-year-old woman withdrawn

Jul 15th 2021, 9:53 PM 25,737 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that there had been a number of developments in absence of the jury.

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Woman swallowed 112 capsules of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman swallowed 112 capsules of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin

Jul 13th 2021, 10:50 PM 58,476 Views 47 Comments

She had been promised the equivalent of just under €1,150 to transport the drugs to Ireland, the court heard.

Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork
# Munster Trial
# Munster Trial

Foster mother tells court that child didn't know how to use knife and fork

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 41,490 Views 0 Comments

The woman was giving evidence in the trial of three men and three women.

Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for seven-and-a-half years over role in 'sinister' six-hour attack in Dublin home

May 11th 2021, 10:16 PM 48,511 Views 0 Comments

Sam Maughan (26) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing serious harm to Mark Burke (43) on 1 August 2018.

Monday 10 May, 2021

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí
# Courts
# Courts

Louth man to be sentenced over attempted rape after he reported incident to gardaí

May 10th 2021, 4:32 PM 45,380 Views 0 Comments

The woman he attacked told the court how her mental health was affected by the incident.

Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Teenager robbed his social worker's car to go 'on a jolly'
# Sallynoggin
# Sallynoggin

Teenager robbed his social worker's car to go 'on a jolly'

May 5th 2021, 8:15 PM 28,728 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old pleaded guilty.

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

Apr 19th 2021, 2:50 PM 36,927 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 36,900 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 70,640 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 45,206 Views 0 Comments

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

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 62,427 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 69,308 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 50,300 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 52,937 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 33,777 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 26,785 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 39,099 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 36,617 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 35,880 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 85,154 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 86,717 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 15,427 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 31,014 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 34,304 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 36,437 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 27,508 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 22,899 Views 9 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 49,726 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 44,804 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 29,930 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 28,095 Views 26 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 37,844 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 30,040 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 36,028 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 40,700 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 34,090 Views 26 Comments

The attack took place in 2003.

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