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Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child

Mon 5:03 PM 47,445 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.

Monday 14 June, 2021

Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself
# Ardee
# Ardee

Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself

Jun 14th 2021, 1:57 PM 25,411 Views 0 Comments

Oliver Kane pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to attempted rape of a now 21-year-old.

Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Taxi driver given suspended sentence for sexual assault after kissing a passenger without consent
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver given suspended sentence for sexual assault after kissing a passenger without consent

Jun 9th 2021, 8:20 PM 35,769 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the man’s behaviour was “totally and utterly unacceptable and it amounted to sexual assault”.

Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Man to be sentenced over incident in which woman drove vehicle while Garda was holding on
# Courts
# Courts

Man to be sentenced over incident in which woman drove vehicle while Garda was holding on

Jun 8th 2021, 7:38 PM 25,715 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Robinson was in the car with Christina Joyce when she accelerated away as a Garda was attempting to seize her vehicle.

Thursday 20 May, 2021

Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'
# Jailed
# Jailed

Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'

May 20th 2021, 4:11 PM 36,014 Views 18 Comments

Karl (27) and Cian (30) Hughes pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home put on trial
# Court
# Court

Man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home put on trial

Apr 6th 2021, 6:40 PM 36,365 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court has heard evidence through video link from a 36-year-old woman.

Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Woman avoids jail term for 'vicious and unprovoked' assault at Westlife concert
# Courts
# Courts

Woman avoids jail term for 'vicious and unprovoked' assault at Westlife concert

Jan 26th 2021, 1:54 PM 31,934 Views 22 Comments

Jackie Walsh (26) split the victim’s ear lobe during the attack.

Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Man jailed after assault that led victim to drop out of college
# Crime
# Crime

Man jailed after assault that led victim to drop out of college

Jan 19th 2021, 2:56 PM 29,241 Views 0 Comments

The victim was punched as he was leaving a fast food restaurant in 2017.

Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Woman who stole elderly friend's bank card while visiting her in hospital to be sentenced
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who stole elderly friend's bank card while visiting her in hospital to be sentenced

Oct 14th 2020, 10:43 PM 52,916 Views 0 Comments

The woman stole over €2,700 from the victim over three months.

Monday 12 October, 2020

Father of one who headbutted man while dressed as Superman handed suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Father of one who headbutted man while dressed as Superman handed suspended sentence

Oct 12th 2020, 3:33 PM 27,746 Views 27 Comments

The victim was left with a broken nose and later required surgery due to a deviated septum.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Man who knocked out a man's front teeth in Dublin bar given suspended sentence
# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court
# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

Man who knocked out a man's front teeth in Dublin bar given suspended sentence

Feb 5th 2020, 6:10 AM 31,082 Views 23 Comments

The accused had raised €4,000 in compensation which the injured party was happy to accept.

Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Woman who lost control of car and killed pedestrian and injured 3 others jailed for 2 years
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who lost control of car and killed pedestrian and injured 3 others jailed for 2 years

Dec 18th 2019, 6:03 PM 34,189 Views 39 Comments

All four victims were walking home from work during rush hour on a summer evening in Dublin city centre.

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Man caught after girl (15) posted Snapchat video of him masturbating in front of her gets suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man caught after girl (15) posted Snapchat video of him masturbating in front of her gets suspended sentence

Dec 17th 2019, 10:35 PM 49,658 Views 0 Comments

John Smith (59) had invited the 15-year-old girl into his van after asking for directions.

Monday 14 October, 2019

Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos
# Courts
# Courts

Father-of-five jailed for 18 months after being sent two child sexual abuse videos

Oct 14th 2019, 5:01 PM 38,993 Views 0 Comments

He had plead guilty to two charges of knowingly possessing child pornography on 31 October 2018.

Friday 26 July, 2019

'Jekyll and Hyde character' who assaulted garda gets a suspended sentence
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

'Jekyll and Hyde character' who assaulted garda gets a suspended sentence

Jul 26th 2019, 6:25 PM 23,166 Views 27 Comments

The man’s barrister told the court: “When he is sober, he is fine. When he is drunk, he is a nightmare.”

Thursday 30 May, 2019

Woman (69) avoids jail term after trying to process bogus personal injury claim
# Courts
# Courts

Woman (69) avoids jail term after trying to process bogus personal injury claim

May 30th 2019, 6:30 AM 45,081 Views 54 Comments

Winnifred Lawrence was sent forward to Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on signed pleas of guilty from the District Court.

Monday 20 May, 2019

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years
# Mansoor Uddin
# Mansoor Uddin

Taxi driver who sexually assaulted three women within two weeks jailed for 5 years

May 20th 2019, 4:15 PM 24,042 Views 55 Comments

Mansoor Uddin pleaded guilty on the morning of his trial last February at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault
# Courts
# Courts

Taxi driver not allowed female passengers in front seat while on bail for sexual assault

Apr 10th 2019, 4:37 PM 27,219 Views 0 Comments

The case was adjourned to allow for the preparation of a psychological report.

Monday 17 December, 2018

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting daughter (15)
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting daughter (15)

Dec 17th 2018, 3:05 PM 32,577 Views 24 Comments

The final 18 months are to be suspended.

Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence

Dec 11th 2018, 5:42 PM 34,722 Views 18 Comments

The final 18 months of the sentence were suspended on condition that the man undergo probation supervision.

Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Man who went on the run during his sexual assault trial jailed for seven years despite not being found
# On The Run
# On The Run

Man who went on the run during his sexual assault trial jailed for seven years despite not being found

Dec 4th 2018, 10:20 PM 22,307 Views 0 Comments

The man is still “at large” and believed to be sleeping rough in Dublin city.

Monday 3 December, 2018

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls
# Courts
# Courts

Former council worker sentenced to 10 years for sexual abuse of three girls

Dec 3rd 2018, 1:06 PM 18,336 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the offences.

Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Man who left schoolmate deaf in one ear in brawl was 'jealous' he was with a girl at the nightclub
# Courts
# Courts

Man who left schoolmate deaf in one ear in brawl was 'jealous' he was with a girl at the nightclub

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:45 PM 23,314 Views 0 Comments

Adam Clarke was out celebrating his 18th birthday when he attacked Ownie O’Connell, the court heard.

Monday 30 July, 2018

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters
# Bartholomew Prendergast
# Bartholomew Prendergast

'I will never ever forgive you': Man to be sentenced in November for rape and sexual abuse of sisters

Jul 30th 2018, 7:45 PM 44,502 Views 0 Comments

Bartholomew Prendergast pleaded guilty to two counts of rape and 13 counts of indecent assault of his sister-in-law Stephanie Hickey.

Saturday 21 July, 2018

Couple who used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay and sex toys ordered to leave jurisdiction
# Dublin
# Dublin

Couple who used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay and sex toys ordered to leave jurisdiction

Jul 21st 2018, 8:00 AM 37,483 Views 46 Comments

They used stolen credit card numbers to buy flights from Dublin to New York, costing €3,592 and Dublin to Kuala Lumpur costing €8,798.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Teenager jailed after deliberately driving car at garda patrol vehicle
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager jailed after deliberately driving car at garda patrol vehicle

Jul 18th 2018, 9:14 PM 19,906 Views 0 Comments

Ross Thompson pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two charges of endangerment and a charge of dangerous driving.

Monday 18 June, 2018

Woman 'feared she was going to be killed by burglars' as tax inspectors searched TD's house
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Woman 'feared she was going to be killed by burglars' as tax inspectors searched TD's house

Jun 18th 2018, 4:17 PM 27,121 Views 0 Comments

The woman was in Independent TD Michael Lowry’s home when Revenue officers raided it, a jury has heard.

Thursday 3 May, 2018

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown
# Courts
# Courts

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

May 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 25,123 Views 0 Comments

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter
# Jailed
# Jailed

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter

May 1st 2018, 8:19 PM 33,575 Views 10 Comments

The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.

Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Vulnerable mother avoids jail after garda says 'she had little or no choice' but to store drugs in her home
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Vulnerable mother avoids jail after garda says 'she had little or no choice' but to store drugs in her home

Apr 17th 2018, 9:18 PM 36,402 Views 22 Comments

The woman pleaded guilty to possession of drugs for sale or supply.

Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour

Jun 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,448 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced next week.

Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term

Mar 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,101 Views 18 Comments

A garda said Ellis said “a demon got into my head and made me do it. I’ve no control over this demon.”

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Man to be sentenced for knocking down and killing Kildare councillor
# Willie Crowley
# Willie Crowley

Man to be sentenced for knocking down and killing Kildare councillor

Mar 21st 2017, 8:27 PM 19,571 Views 0 Comments

Kildare councillor Willie Crowley was knocked down on Eyre Street, Newbridge in December 2015.

Thursday 16 March, 2017

Serial burglar who targets pensioners sentenced to 144 years in prison over his criminal career
# Anthony Connors
# Anthony Connors

Serial burglar who targets pensioners sentenced to 144 years in prison over his criminal career

Mar 16th 2017, 6:20 AM 32,377 Views 0 Comments

Connors told the couple he “had mates waiting outside” and said he would set the apartment on fire.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Teen 'curious about phone boxes' avoids jail following hoax bomb threat
# Phoney Claim
# Phoney Claim

Teen 'curious about phone boxes' avoids jail following hoax bomb threat

Mar 6th 2017, 4:45 PM 10,324 Views 25 Comments

Stephen McKeever avoided jail for what was his fifteenth conviction.

Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service
# Courts
# Courts

Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service

Feb 8th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,276 Views 41 Comments

The man was ordered to carry out the community service within a year in lieu of a two year jail term.

Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man avoids jail for attacking 72-year-old estranged wife
# Courts
# Courts

Man avoids jail for attacking 72-year-old estranged wife

Feb 7th 2017, 4:34 PM 16,351 Views 17 Comments

The 74-year-old man burst into the home he had previously shared with his wife and shouted “surprise” before he launched a sustained assault.

Friday 3 February, 2017

Two men jailed for attacking bin man and garda because their bin wasn't collected
# Finglas
# Finglas

Two men jailed for attacking bin man and garda because their bin wasn't collected

Feb 3rd 2017, 6:20 AM 24,681 Views 47 Comments

The men, aged 32 and 21, were sentenced to three years in prison at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court Wednesday.

Thursday 24 November, 2016

Second teen involved in attack of Dublin boy who was stabbed after 'running for his life 'avoids jail
# Community Service
# Community Service

Second teen involved in attack of Dublin boy who was stabbed after 'running for his life 'avoids jail

Nov 24th 2016, 6:05 AM 13,611 Views 0 Comments

The victim was assaulted a short time after stepping in to help a friend he saw being attacked.

Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs
# Protective Custody
# Protective Custody

Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 12,300 Views 0 Comments

The finding was made when officers searched the man and the drugs fell out of his underwear.

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