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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Thursday 9 May, 2019

Man who touched his penis off fellow bus passenger while 'trying to urinate' gets suspended sentence

The judge noted the offence appeared not to be for sexual gratification but occurred when the man was in need of “relieving himself.”

Sunday 15 July, 2018

Burglar with history of drug addiction thanks judge for 'saving' his life by putting him back into custody

At a hearing last month Boyle asked Judge O’Connor if he could be sent back to custody because he was struggling and finding it difficult on bail.

Monday 18 June, 2018

Man (78) who regularly raped his daughter sentenced to four years in prison

Justice Patrick McCarthy said the three core factors were the effect the offences had on the victim, the age of the accused and the state of his health.

Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Burglar sat down to have scrambled eggs with victim after stealing from mosque

The accused lunged at the caretaker of the mosque with a knife, before sitting down and telling him his life story.

Friday 30 June, 2017

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service

Patricia Sweeney had forged declaration of unemployment forms in order to carry out the fraud.

Thursday 11 May, 2017

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

Thursday 26 January, 2017

Three years in jail for man who destroyed homeless accommodation in arson attack

Gary Fitzgerald and his cousin Graham Fitzgerald both pleaded guilty to arson.

Thursday 17 November, 2016

Woman who repeatedly threatened to bomb the President avoids jail

The woman made repeated threats to bomb the president over a number of phone calls in April and October 2014.

Thursday 10 November, 2016

Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison

The former lay worker at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin had pleaded guilty to a number of charges.

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Woman who fraudulently claimed €100,000 in sister's benefits caught out by her ringing phone

The court heard that the Dublin pensioner had been collecting the social welfare for 20 years.

Saturday 16 January, 2016

Man faces 12 years in jail for cutting victim's cornea with a broken glass bottle

Sean Kenny pleaded guilty in court and will be sentenced in March.

Thursday 10 December, 2015

Boy who did €10,000 worth of damage to care home "is not fit to be let loose in society”

He was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

Wednesday 11 November, 2015

'Very good man' who stole almost €1.7 million from Credit Union jailed

The total net loss amounted to €453,300 as he was repaying debts he already had with the banks.

Friday 23 October, 2015

Tuesday 6 October, 2015

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece

The man claimed his grandniece asked him to pay her for sex.

Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Teenager jailed after gardaí catch him by using the 'Find my iPhone' app

Witnesses say he was ‘dancing’ on the victim’s head as another man shouted ‘kill him, kill him’.

Brother of hit-and-run victim prays his killer will 'find his way in life' after 187 convictions

Eamon Cronin has been remembered today in court as a loving husband and good Samaritan.

Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Romanian national falsely claimed social welfare 463 times

The 32-year-old stole at least €85,000 from the State, and has been jailed for three years.

Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Social welfare fraudster caught by facial recognition software is jailed

The man has led a ‘sad life’ the court heard.

Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man jailed for pointing replica gun at garda's head to "terrify" him

The man threatened to shoot the officer.

Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Man who raped and abused daughter for six years up to Junior Cert pleads guilty

He will face sentencing for crimes committed over 30 years ago

Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Dublin man has jail time increased after calling judge "a dirt bird"

The man, who has a chronic mental illness, was jailed for harassing a couple.

Saturday 6 June, 2015

Man (51) charged with 50 sexual offences against two young girls

He will go on trial on 13 July.

Thursday 14 May, 2015

Dad-to-be jailed after taking 2-year-old boy on high-speed garda chase

The convicted man didn’t realise the toddler was in the back seat of the vehicle.