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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 July, 2022

Man who raped and sexually assaulted his then-partner and her son jailed for 12 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped and sexually assaulted his then-partner and her son jailed for 12 years

Jul 29th 2022, 4:35 PM 30,274 Views 0 Comments

Eleven character references were provided to the court on behalf of the defendant, with several describing him as a ‘caring father’.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 28 July, 2022

Man given 17 years for rape, assault and coercive control of woman during six-week relationship
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man given 17 years for rape, assault and coercive control of woman during six-week relationship

Jul 28th 2022, 2:03 PM 33,227 Views 0 Comments

Speaking outside court, Sinéad O’Neill, from Killybegs, Co Donegal said she was speaking out to show others that support was available.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 25 July, 2022

Man jailed for repeated rape of a teenager with mild intellectual disability he accosted on the street
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for repeated rape of a teenager with mild intellectual disability he accosted on the street

Jul 25th 2022, 2:47 PM 35,396 Views 0 Comments

Costel Pirvu, 39, formerly of Loughrea, Co Galway, was found guilty of three counts of rape and one of false imprisonment.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Man accused of fatal shooting either guilty or 'most unlucky person ever', prosecutor argues
# Closing Speech
# Closing Speech

Man accused of fatal shooting either guilty or 'most unlucky person ever', prosecutor argues

Jun 30th 2022, 2:55 PM 18,320 Views 0 Comments

The man denies shooting dead a dad-of-one as he pushed his young son in a pram.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 27 June, 2022

Man who stabbed ex-partner's boyfriend in 'sneak attack' found guilty of murder
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who stabbed ex-partner's boyfriend in 'sneak attack' found guilty of murder

Jun 27th 2022, 7:57 PM 24,397 Views 0 Comments

Nassar Ahmed the stabbing was in self defence but this was not accepted by the jury.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 10 June, 2022

Josh Dunne trial: Jury questions why 'instigator' of fatal row not called as a witness
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne trial: Jury questions why 'instigator' of fatal row not called as a witness

Jun 10th 2022, 7:39 PM 22,141 Views 0 Comments

The jury had been sent out to begin their deliberations this afternoon but returned shortly afterwards with a list of questions.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Josh Dunne trial: Judge goes through evidence from last five weeks with jury
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne trial: Judge goes through evidence from last five weeks with jury

Jun 9th 2022, 5:55 PM 10,479 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento is accused of murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne on 26 January 2021.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 June, 2022

Murder accused had 'good intentions' when he pursued bike thief, court told
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Murder accused had 'good intentions' when he pursued bike thief, court told

Jun 8th 2022, 5:27 PM 16,694 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento is accused of murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne on 26 January 2021.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Midlands trial: Five men who took part in 'gang rape' of 17-year-old jailed for total of 66 years
# Offaly
# Offaly

Midlands trial: Five men who took part in 'gang rape' of 17-year-old jailed for total of 66 years

Jun 2nd 2022, 4:43 PM 87,809 Views 0 Comments

Sentencing the men, Justice Tara Burns said that they had “behaved like animals”.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Man who led gardaí on high-speed motorway chase with his two children in the backseat is jailed
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Man who led gardaí on high-speed motorway chase with his two children in the backseat is jailed

May 31st 2022, 10:51 PM 26,563 Views 0 Comments

The 34-year-old Dublin man, who can’t be named to protect the identity of his children, has 226 previous convictions.

Food delivery cyclist denies not wanting to involve gardaí in murder trial cross-examination
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Food delivery cyclist denies not wanting to involve gardaí in murder trial cross-examination

May 31st 2022, 7:00 PM 11,646 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento, accused of the murder of 16-year-old Josh Dunne, was cross-examined today.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 30 May, 2022

Man sentenced to life for 'vicious and cynical' murder of homeless father of one
# Feri Anghel
# Feri Anghel

Man sentenced to life for 'vicious and cynical' murder of homeless father of one

May 30th 2022, 5:24 PM 15,150 Views 0 Comments

The sentencing marked the end of Feri Anghel’s second trial for murder, after the previous jury failed to reach a verdict last year.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 23 May, 2022

Tipperary boy gets two year detention suspended for sexually assaulting his friend
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Tipperary boy gets two year detention suspended for sexually assaulting his friend

May 23rd 2022, 9:55 PM 49,228 Views 0 Comments

The accused was aged 15 when he sexually assaulted the then 14-year-old girl in a field in Co Tipperary in July 2019.

McVerry Trust offers addiction counselling to man who stabbed mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

McVerry Trust offers addiction counselling to man who stabbed mother's partner

May 23rd 2022, 1:49 PM 10,318 Views 0 Comments

The judge said today that he would take time to consider a 17-page psychiatric report handed into the court regarding Jonathan Reid.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 20 May, 2022

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court

May 20th 2022, 7:38 PM 15,360 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 13 May, 2022

Man who raped his foster daughter 'over 1,000 times' jailed for 11 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped his foster daughter 'over 1,000 times' jailed for 11 years

May 13th 2022, 2:48 PM 32,596 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Murray (56) pleaded guilty to 14 charges of rape, two charges of oral rape and one charge of sexual assault between 2009 and 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Santina Cawley was 'alive and uninjured' until put in care of Karen Harrington, prosecution says
# Courts
# Courts

Santina Cawley was 'alive and uninjured' until put in care of Karen Harrington, prosecution says

May 12th 2022, 3:43 PM 12,999 Views 0 Comments

Before her death, the child was hospitalised with 53 injuries including fractures to her skull, arm, leg femur and ribs.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Murder accused saved fellow delivery cyclist from more serious injuries or death, witness says
# Josh Dunne Killing
# Josh Dunne Killing

Murder accused saved fellow delivery cyclist from more serious injuries or death, witness says

May 11th 2022, 10:47 PM 21,821 Views 0 Comments

Guilherme Quieroz told the trial of George Gonzaga Bento that Bento either saved his life or at saved him from more serious injuries.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Food delivery rider accused of stabbing boy to death said he used knife in defence, witness says
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Food delivery rider accused of stabbing boy to death said he used knife in defence, witness says

Updated May 10th 2022, 8:47 PM 22,160 Views 0 Comments

The witness described the conditions for delivery riders in Dublin 3 as “dangerous”.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 5 May, 2022

Trial of food delivery rider accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne opens at Central Criminal Court
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Trial of food delivery rider accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne opens at Central Criminal Court

May 5th 2022, 8:18 PM 23,113 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering the 16-year-old in East Wall on 26 January 2021.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge

May 4th 2022, 1:29 PM 12,582 Views 0 Comments

Patrick McDonagh’s defence team had argued that he was unfit for trial under Section 4 of the Criminal Law Insanity Act.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 April, 2022

Brother of Jennifer Poole speaks after life-sentence handed down to murderer
# Jennifer Poole
# Jennifer Poole

Brother of Jennifer Poole speaks after life-sentence handed down to murderer

Apr 29th 2022, 7:18 PM 20,160 Views 0 Comments

Jason Poole said that his family “miss Jennifer so much” and that their lives are not the same without her.

Man jailed for six-and-a-half years for rape of a sleeping 16-year-old girl
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for six-and-a-half years for rape of a sleeping 16-year-old girl

Apr 29th 2022, 3:52 PM 36,842 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of rape and oral rape by the unanimous verdict of a jury following a trial in February 2022.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2022, 8:33 PM 15,481 Views 0 Comments

Whelan (42) was shot dead at Mount Andrew Rise in Lucan, Co Dublin on 18 November 2019.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Father tells murder trial of moment he discovered his critically injured two-year-old daughter
# Santina Cawley
# Santina Cawley

Father tells murder trial of moment he discovered his critically injured two-year-old daughter

Apr 27th 2022, 7:31 PM 22,532 Views 0 Comments

Karen Harrington, 37, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon, Cork is on trial for the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Man who assaulted and threatened pregnant woman jailed for five years
# Jack Murphy
# Jack Murphy

Man who assaulted and threatened pregnant woman jailed for five years

Apr 26th 2022, 8:06 PM 25,446 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old was also arrested for robberies at two supermarkets.

Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder
# Danger To Society
# Danger To Society

Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder

Apr 26th 2022, 1:57 PM 17,945 Views 14 Comments

The judge said that the impact of the shooting was “devastating” for the victim, Sinead Connolly.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 25 April, 2022

Date set for retrial of 16-year-old boy accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Date set for retrial of 16-year-old boy accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj

Apr 25th 2022, 1:36 PM 16,664 Views 0 Comments

A jury at the Central Criminal Court failed to reach a verdict in the teenager’s first trial earlier this month.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of boy (16) accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj
# Dublin
# Dublin

Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of boy (16) accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj

Updated Apr 6th 2022, 4:54 PM 42,773 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj died from a stab wound in the neck.

Man accused of murder of Ashling Murphy sent forward for trial
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man accused of murder of Ashling Murphy sent forward for trial

Apr 6th 2022, 1:38 PM 19,201 Views 0 Comments

He faced his seventh hearing in court today.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered
# Courts
# Courts

Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered

Apr 5th 2022, 1:35 PM 20,853 Views 0 Comments

The DPP had appealed the sentence imposed on Scott O’Connor on the grounds that the three-year suspended portion was “unduly lenient”.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 1 April, 2022

Man admits to murder of Jennifer Poole in Dublin last year
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man admits to murder of Jennifer Poole in Dublin last year

Apr 1st 2022, 5:50 PM 31,940 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old was stabbed to death at her home in Dublin in April last year.

Urantsetseg Tserendorj trial: Grandmother of murder accused told gardaí he had 'done something terrible'
# Court
# Court

Urantsetseg Tserendorj trial: Grandmother of murder accused told gardaí he had 'done something terrible'

Apr 1st 2022, 5:08 PM 21,785 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj was stabbed while walking home in the IFSC in January 2021.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Murder trial hears details of Urantsetseg Tserendorj's injuries after fatal stabbing
# Court
# Court

Murder trial hears details of Urantsetseg Tserendorj's injuries after fatal stabbing

Updated Mar 31st 2022, 4:16 PM 14,024 Views 0 Comments

Urantsetseg Tserendorj was stabbed while walking home in the IFSC in January 2021.

Woman who was sexually assaulted as a child asks court not to jail her father
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Woman who was sexually assaulted as a child asks court not to jail her father

Mar 31st 2022, 3:47 PM 17,618 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to two years in prison with the final eighteen months suspended.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Witness collapses at Central Criminal Court murder trial
# Courts
# Courts

Witness collapses at Central Criminal Court murder trial

Mar 22nd 2022, 6:43 PM 33,284 Views 0 Comments

Garofita Selin was being cross-examined about statements she gave to gardaí on the behaviour of the accused when she collapsed.

Rape trial hears one of four accused thought woman 'might come to her senses' and go to police
# Midlands
# Midlands

Rape trial hears one of four accused thought woman 'might come to her senses' and go to police

Mar 22nd 2022, 4:29 PM 34,359 Views 0 Comments

The first accused (22) told gardaí that the then 17-year-old girl consented and that nothing really happened, “but you never know”.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Midlands rape trial: Jury hears evidence of the accused men's interviews with gardaí
# Midlands Rape Trial
# Midlands Rape Trial

Midlands rape trial: Jury hears evidence of the accused men's interviews with gardaí

Mar 16th 2022, 4:47 PM 19,555 Views 0 Comments

One of the four accused first told gardaí none of them had sex with the girl, then later told gardaí they all had sex with her.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Man accused of killing pensioner refused to give a reason to Gardaí, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of killing pensioner refused to give a reason to Gardaí, court hears

Mar 9th 2022, 6:58 PM 20,715 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Rowe (30) is accused of killing 71-year-old Ann Butler.

Man found injured in Dublin park had won money days before death, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man found injured in Dublin park had won money days before death, court hears

Mar 9th 2022, 6:33 PM 52,343 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court is hearing the case of Feri Anghel who denies the murder of Ioan Artene Bob in 2018.

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