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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears
# Central Mental Hospital
# Central Mental Hospital

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

Oct 24th 2019, 4:26 PM 15,497 Views 0 Comments

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears

Oct 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 10,125 Views 0 Comments

The woman had a ‘fixed, false and psychotic view’ of her child’s autistic condition, the trial was told.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 21 October, 2019

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years
# Convicted
# Convicted

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

Oct 21st 2019, 1:13 PM 31,991 Views 14 Comments

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 14 October, 2019

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

Oct 14th 2019, 10:26 PM 39,715 Views 0 Comments

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Man claims he didn't know that threat to share pictures of girl (12) performing sex act was a crime
# Courts
# Courts

Man claims he didn't know that threat to share pictures of girl (12) performing sex act was a crime

Oct 9th 2019, 7:34 PM 58,343 Views 0 Comments

The man, who can’t be named, was 16 at the time of the offence.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Meat factory worker jailed for nine years for killing poker opponent with boning knife
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Meat factory worker jailed for nine years for killing poker opponent with boning knife

Jul 25th 2019, 2:38 PM 27,878 Views 23 Comments

Tomasz Paszkiewicz pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of fellow Polish man Marek Swider outside their Cavan home.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 22 July, 2019

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:08 PM 26,431 Views 0 Comments

The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.

Full probation reports on boys who murdered Ana Kriégel won't be given to each other's legal teams
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Full probation reports on boys who murdered Ana Kriégel won't be given to each other's legal teams

Jul 22nd 2019, 11:44 AM 20,848 Views 0 Comments

Justice McDermott then said he does not want any more than five members of the media present in court when the boys are sentenced next October.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Man guilty of manslaughter after stabbing poker opponent with boning knife from Cavan meat factory
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man guilty of manslaughter after stabbing poker opponent with boning knife from Cavan meat factory

Jul 4th 2019, 7:12 PM 14,736 Views 0 Comments

Following almost five hours of deliberations, the jury reached a majority verdict of not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial

Jul 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 43,769 Views 0 Comments

The woman left on a ferry on Tuesday evening and was not answering her phone, the court heard.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 1 July, 2019

Journalist fined €2,500 after inadvertently naming boy convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder on live radio
# Courts
# Courts

Journalist fined €2,500 after inadvertently naming boy convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder on live radio

Jul 1st 2019, 4:35 PM 45,246 Views 0 Comments

The journalist apologised unreservedly and accepted it was a terrible error.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 28 June, 2019

Journalist alleged to have named one of Ana Kriegel's murderers on local radio, court told
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Journalist alleged to have named one of Ana Kriegel's murderers on local radio, court told

Jun 28th 2019, 8:25 AM 43,420 Views 0 Comments

Niall O’Connor allegedly named one of the boys twice during an interview on the Neil Prendeville show on Red FM.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man admits killing housemate after poker game with knife taken from Cavan meat factory
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man admits killing housemate after poker game with knife taken from Cavan meat factory

Jun 27th 2019, 3:34 PM 21,484 Views 0 Comments

Tomasz Paszkiewicz pleads not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 31 May, 2019

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

May 31st 2019, 7:07 PM 68,990 Views 0 Comments

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 10 May, 2019

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes

May 10th 2019, 10:30 PM 35,967 Views 0 Comments

The man had pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault at a hotel in Portlaoise

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate
# Mercy Peters
# Mercy Peters

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate

May 8th 2019, 2:35 PM 28,149 Views 0 Comments

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Love rival' trial: Seven days of deliberation and no verdict
# Courts
# Courts

'Love rival' trial: Seven days of deliberation and no verdict

Updated Apr 30th 2019, 6:54 PM 30,620 Views 0 Comments

The six men and six women will continue considering their verdict tomorrow.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 29 April, 2019

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house
# Courts
# Courts

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house

Updated Apr 29th 2019, 5:42 PM 29,686 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Marley (45) was found guilty last month of raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in the 1990s.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 8 April, 2019

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches

Updated Apr 8th 2019, 6:32 PM 40,076 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment
# Courts
# Courts

Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment

Apr 4th 2019, 7:17 PM 20,163 Views 12 Comments

Terence Maguire caused the explosion in an attempt to take his own life.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 March, 2019

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence
# Truth Or Dare
# Truth Or Dare

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence

Mar 29th 2019, 3:39 PM 29,756 Views 47 Comments

The court heard that the offending behaviour took place two or three times a week for eight months.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 25 March, 2019

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears

Updated Mar 25th 2019, 8:35 PM 60,195 Views 0 Comments

The young woman delivered a highly emotional victim impact statement to the court.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 15 March, 2019

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'
# Patrick Quirke
# Patrick Quirke

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'

Mar 15th 2019, 1:39 PM 20,667 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon discharged the jury until next Wednesday this afternoon.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 8 February, 2019

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears

Feb 8th 2019, 3:32 PM 60,972 Views 0 Comments

Justice Carmel Stewart imposed a seven-year sentence with the final 18 months suspended.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 18 January, 2019

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend

Jan 18th 2019, 4:40 PM 32,954 Views 1 Comment

As part of his sentence, the man was to engage with the ‘Better Lives’ sex offender treatment programme while in custody.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 14 January, 2019

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager

Jan 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 22,885 Views 10 Comments

He has been registered as a sex offender.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Doctor found not guilty of three-year-old son's murder by reason of insanity
# Verdict
# Verdict

Doctor found not guilty of three-year-old son's murder by reason of insanity

Dec 20th 2018, 3:47 PM 21,534 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son hears from her neighbours
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son hears from her neighbours

Dec 18th 2018, 7:46 PM 23,224 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem has pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son (3) hears from garda who arrived at scene
# Courts
# Courts

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son (3) hears from garda who arrived at scene

Dec 18th 2018, 2:51 PM 13,694 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem has pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears

Dec 4th 2018, 8:00 PM 45,458 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the behaviour of the man as callous and ruthless.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 23 November, 2018

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:14 PM 20,003 Views 0 Comments

He was charged with attempting to murder the woman on 23 December 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 19 November, 2018

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager

Nov 19th 2018, 12:44 PM 26,476 Views 29 Comments

Patrick O’Dea pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial at the Central Criminal Court.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Man on trial for murdering partner told emergency services she 'fell down the stairs'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man on trial for murdering partner told emergency services she 'fell down the stairs'

Nov 14th 2018, 4:43 PM 17,620 Views 0 Comments

Prosecuting lawyers say a post-mortem examination will show her injuries were inconsistent with a fall.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 5 November, 2018

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him

Nov 5th 2018, 5:22 PM 55,350 Views 38 Comments

The incidents took place in Mountrath, Co Laois in the early 1990s. The judge described the abuse as “calculated and exploitative”.

Man (70) pleads not guilty to murdering his partner two years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Man (70) pleads not guilty to murdering his partner two years ago

Nov 5th 2018, 12:03 PM 14,684 Views 0 Comments

Desmond Duffy today replied “not guilty” when charged with the murder of Des Sullivan.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 2 November, 2018

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:11 PM 63,501 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 15 years.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 22 October, 2018

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:26 PM 29,433 Views 18 Comments

Michael Moloney pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual abuse on dates between 2009 and 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Court hears woman charged with attempted murder stood on road 'picking a victim'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Court hears woman charged with attempted murder stood on road 'picking a victim'

Oct 17th 2018, 6:41 PM 21,951 Views 0 Comments

Laura Kenna, of no fixed abode, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Man jailed for eight years for attempting to murder four children
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for eight years for attempting to murder four children

Oct 17th 2018, 12:12 PM 15,074 Views 0 Comments

A judge imposed a 12-year sentence but suspended the final four years.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

13-year-old boy accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent forward for trial
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

13-year-old boy accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent forward for trial

Aug 28th 2018, 1:05 PM 24,353 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s mother caressed his face during the hearing in the Children’s Court.