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Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Man who beat girlfriend and bit her face given three-year suspended sentence
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Man who beat girlfriend and bit her face given three-year suspended sentence

Mar 1st 2017, 3:26 PM 23,387 Views 69 Comments

The judge said that a “custodial sentence was not necessitated” in this case.

Monday 25 July, 2016

Man who raped 73-year-old woman twice jailed for 13 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped 73-year-old woman twice jailed for 13 years

Jul 25th 2016, 6:23 PM 22,792 Views 69 Comments

Afterwards he said “you enjoyed that didn’t you?”

Monday 27 June, 2016

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital
# Courts
# Courts

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital

Jun 27th 2016, 4:46 PM 27,635 Views 25 Comments

Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death
# Trauma
# Trauma

'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death

May 25th 2016, 5:24 PM 31,346 Views 0 Comments

“How can he behave with such brutality?” she asked in court. “A woman three times his age.”

Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday
# Courts
# Courts

Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday

Mar 9th 2016, 10:18 PM 33,518 Views 0 Comments

The woman, charged with having €68,000 in criminal proceeds, has been denied her passport.

Monday 7 March, 2016

Man who abducted child and stole his chicken nuggets while 'out of it' jailed for three years
# Liffey Street
# Liffey Street

Man who abducted child and stole his chicken nuggets while 'out of it' jailed for three years

Mar 7th 2016, 4:53 PM 21,305 Views 45 Comments

The child who has Down syndrome was abandoned outside Arnotts minutes after he was taken.

Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Judge felt 'no option' but to jail 16-year-old with no appropriate adult in his life
# Burglary
# Burglary

Judge felt 'no option' but to jail 16-year-old with no appropriate adult in his life

Feb 10th 2016, 5:09 PM 22,625 Views 0 Comments

The judge said she hoped that custody may give the teenager stability.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'An utter nightmare': Sex offender to be sentenced for abusing brother over five-year period
# Courts
# Courts

'An utter nightmare': Sex offender to be sentenced for abusing brother over five-year period

Dec 15th 2015, 6:04 AM 22,202 Views 0 Comments

He faces two counts of sexual assault with a maximum sentence of two years each.

Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass
# Courts
# Courts

Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass

Nov 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,588 Views 12 Comments

He faked the cards so he could travel to see his son.

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Robber gets over three years for attacking man who tried to stop woman getting mugged
# Royal Canal Park
# Royal Canal Park

Robber gets over three years for attacking man who tried to stop woman getting mugged

Oct 28th 2015, 9:28 PM 23,015 Views 37 Comments

Thr man had been a self employed painter and decorator, employing staff until he was 19-years-old but then started taking tablets and alcohol.

Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Teen who hacked boards.ie just wanted the 'satisfaction of a successful hacking'
# Courts
# Courts

Teen who hacked boards.ie just wanted the 'satisfaction of a successful hacking'

May 13th 2015, 5:21 PM 31,493 Views 38 Comments

Aleksejs Ivanvos received a suspended jail sentence today for the 2010 hack.