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# Domestic Violence
Man who beat girlfriend and bit her face given three-year suspended sentence
The judge said that a “custodial sentence was not necessitated” in this case.
# Courts
Man who raped 73-year-old woman twice jailed for 13 years
Afterwards he said “you enjoyed that didn’t you?”
# Courts
Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital
Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.
# Trauma
'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death
“How can he behave with such brutality?” she asked in court. “A woman three times his age.”
# Courts
Court bars partner of Limerick gangland criminal from going on foreign holiday
The woman, charged with having €68,000 in criminal proceeds, has been denied her passport.
# liffey street
Man who abducted child and stole his chicken nuggets while 'out of it' jailed for three years
The child who has Down syndrome was abandoned outside Arnotts minutes after he was taken.
# Burglary
Judge felt 'no option' but to jail 16-year-old with no appropriate adult in his life
The judge said she hoped that custody may give the teenager stability.
# Courts
'An utter nightmare': Sex offender to be sentenced for abusing brother over five-year period
He faces two counts of sexual assault with a maximum sentence of two years each.
# Courts
Former successful businessman in court over fake 'Brad Pitt' travel pass
He faked the cards so he could travel to see his son.
# Royal Canal Park
Robber gets over three years for attacking man who tried to stop woman getting mugged
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.
# Courts
Teen who hacked boards.ie just wanted the 'satisfaction of a successful hacking'
Aleksejs Ivanvos received a suspended jail sentence today for the 2010 hack.