Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 17°C Tuesday 16 August 2022

Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Garda jailed for three years three months for the domestic abuse of his terminally-ill partner
# Paul Moody
# Paul Moody

Garda jailed for three years three months for the domestic abuse of his terminally-ill partner

Updated Jul 26th 2022, 3:06 PM 35,254 Views 0 Comments

Paul Moody of St Rapheals Manor, Celbridge, Kildare, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to a charge of coercive control.

Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody
# Courts
# Courts

Man who mugged elderly woman after she won €23,000 in a Dublin casino remanded in custody

May 25th 2022, 10:57 PM 35,230 Views 0 Comments

Iancu Nicola (30) mugged the victim as she was collecting post from the postbox outside her home.

Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Fine Gael TD filled with a 'cold sense of dread' after receiving pornographic material
# Jennifer Carroll MacNeill
# Jennifer Carroll MacNeill

Fine Gael TD filled with a 'cold sense of dread' after receiving pornographic material

May 11th 2022, 4:04 PM 21,759 Views 0 Comments

43-year-old Gerard Culhane pleaded guilty to sending Jennifer Carroll MacNeill videos of a man masturbating.

Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Man jailed for attacking elderly neighbour during burglary while on bail
# Alan Downey
# Alan Downey

Man jailed for attacking elderly neighbour during burglary while on bail

May 10th 2022, 6:17 PM 17,460 Views 15 Comments

Alan Downey has 40 previous convictions, including convictions for assault causing harm, theft and possession of knives.

Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Man who threatened to pour acid over ex-girlfriend's face avoids jail term
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who threatened to pour acid over ex-girlfriend's face avoids jail term

Mar 22nd 2022, 9:30 PM 21,865 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded guilty to threatening kill the woman in July 2020.

Monday 21 March, 2022

Man jailed for striking his partner in the face with a bottle and saucepan
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for striking his partner in the face with a bottle and saucepan

Mar 21st 2022, 3:27 PM 24,298 Views 0 Comments

Ainars Grants of Queen Street, Dublin 2, pleaded guilty to assaulting the woman on 13 August 2020.

Thursday 3 February, 2022

Woman jailed for burglary attacks on elderly neighbours
# Trial
# Trial

Woman jailed for burglary attacks on elderly neighbours

Feb 3rd 2022, 7:42 PM 29,316 Views 0 Comments

Michelle O’Leary (34) has been sentenced for six years in prison.

Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Man who was part of scam that defrauded potential tenants ordered to carry out community work
# Courts
# Courts

Man who was part of scam that defrauded potential tenants ordered to carry out community work

Feb 2nd 2022, 5:14 PM 19,395 Views 6 Comments

The man had pled guilty to six charges of theft and two charges of deception.

Wednesday 15 December, 2021

Man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting his daughter's best friend
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting his daughter's best friend

Dec 15th 2021, 3:02 PM 35,134 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault and a charge of sending an explicit message to a child.

Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Payroll administrator to be sentenced for stealing over €870k from Virgin Media Television
# Court
# Court

Payroll administrator to be sentenced for stealing over €870k from Virgin Media Television

Dec 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 19,828 Views 0 Comments

Kellie Walton pleaded guilty to charges of theft between 2009 and 2019.

Monday 18 October, 2021

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months
# Courts
# Courts

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months

Oct 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 52,606 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of defilement by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May.

Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Man jailed for shooting Emergency Response Unit garda during raid
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for shooting Emergency Response Unit garda during raid

Oct 5th 2021, 2:32 PM 20,534 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan sentenced Charles Moore to nine years in prison for the offence of endangerment.

Monday 4 October, 2021

Man to be sentenced over beating and raping 12-year-old step-daughter
# Courts
# Courts

Man to be sentenced over beating and raping 12-year-old step-daughter

Oct 4th 2021, 4:19 PM 36,522 Views 0 Comments

The judge adjourned sentencing until 22 October, next.

Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Man allegedly raped 15-year-old girl he met wandering alone at night, court hears
# Trial
# Trial

Man allegedly raped 15-year-old girl he met wandering alone at night, court hears

Sep 14th 2021, 6:08 PM 49,932 Views 0 Comments

The man denies the charge.

Monday 26 July, 2021

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

Jul 26th 2021, 5:03 PM 48,847 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 25,778 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 36,107 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 25,823 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 36,997 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 36,448 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 31,976 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 29,514 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 52,994 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 27,788 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 31,192 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 34,242 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 49,971 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 39,055 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 23,507 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 45,238 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 24,153 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 27,271 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 32,895 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 34,829 Views 20 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 22,323 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 18,371 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 23,483 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 44,660 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 37,541 Views 49 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 19,993 Views 0 Comments

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

1 2