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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man due in court charged in connection with murder of 59-year-old in south Dublin

The man, aged in his 60s, will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Laois man who raped and brutally beat his wife jailed for five years

The man told gardaí he “flipped” because the woman accused him of being “needy”.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Closing arguments in case of GP charged with killing her profoundly disabled daughter

Offaly GP Bernadette Scully is charged with the manslaughter of 11-year-old Emily, who was profoundly disabled.

Gardaí changed children's nappies after mother allegedly kidnapped, court hears

The mother had allegedly just been kidnapped by her partner a short time after she obtained a barring order against him.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 9 December, 2016

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Gardaí considered other possible causes of death in case of GP accused of killing daughter

Bernadette Scully is accused of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by giving her too much sedative.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 2 December, 2016

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave

The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Partner of GP says daughter she is accused of killing was her 'number one priority'

Andrius Kozlovskis told the trial of his horror at finding 11-year-old Emily cold in her bed.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"

The man, from Mayo, was 19 at the time while the girl was 16. A two-year sentence was imposed on the man today.

Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears

Bernadette Scully is on trial for the manslaughter of her daughter Emily Barut at their home.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Jury discharged from murder trial after they spot 29 second gap in crucial CCTV evidence

Donal Colgan has pleaded not guilty to murdering David Sheridan.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Man, who had blood on his hands when confessing a fatal stabbing to a Luas driver, jailed for six years

38-year-old Andrzej Wawrzyniak stabbed Jacek Kozakiewicz 22 times on 26 February 2014.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Court hears garda found gun at end of trail from murder accused's home

James Lammon has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Jason Doogue in the Green Hills area of Athy in 2015.

Teenager who took part in "terrifying" assault of Dublin boy who was stabbed avoids jail

The accused had arrived to the scene at a late stage of the assault in a taxi.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 17 October, 2016

Man who abused four sisters in their home jailed for 12 years

The man had previously served a sentence for rape and had moved directly into the family home from prison.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 14 October, 2016

Rape case is "more likely" an episode of sleep sex, psychiatrist tells court

The man accused of rape in this case claims he was sleepwalking when he raped his female friend.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Man guilty in case of marital rape in Co Laois

It is only the fourth case of marital rape in the state since the act was criminalised in 1990.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Father who stole €13,000 from employer to feed gambling addiction avoids jail

26-year-old Dublin man Jason Whelan stole the money from his employer between May and July 2013.

Man accused of raping friend had been diagnosed with sexsomnia

The man has pleaded not guilty at the Circuit Criminal Court.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 10 October, 2016

Man who raped his young son and imprisoned him in a box is jailed for 14 years

The man’s partner will be sentenced for child cruelty next week.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 7 October, 2016

Man accused of raping friend says he may have had sex with her whilst asleep

The alleged incident happened in Dublin in 2008. The man says he has a history of sleep-walking.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Boy at centre of sexual abuse case believes his mother didn't do anything wrong

The 12-year-old said he blames his father, who was convicted of nine counts of raping him when he was six and seven.

Man who raped nephew's wife as she slept beside her husband and child is jailed

The man was sentenced to eight years with one suspended.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Woman charged with murdering colleague by drowning him in harbour

She said the man had spent two years following her, texting her and telling her he loved her.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Man accused of raping wife says someone used 'black magic' on their relationship

The 42-year-old accused said he had been “cursed” in his native country.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 20 June, 2016

Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse

The now 50-year-old man has since been diagnosed as a paedophile by a psychiatrist.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 17 June, 2016

Court told that husband accused of rape installed location apps on wife's phone

“I’m going to finish this tonight”, the accused is alleged to have said to his wife before hitting her with a hammer.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears

The woman said her husband took up a knife and said he could cut her face open before pushing her upstairs and raping her.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears

Julian Cuddihy pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of his parents.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Woman to appear in court in connection with the murder of Gareth Hutch

35-year-old Hutch was killed outside his home last week.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Teenage boy pleads guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister

The court heard the abuse stopped when the girl eventually confided in her parents, who confronted the boy.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Man sentenced for punching pregnant partner in the face

He will spend almost two years in prison.

Man pleads not guilty by insanity to murdering mother with mug

The trial of Bijan Afshar is expected to last three days.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Court hears of "terribly tragic consequences" in Dean Fitzpatrick trial

The closing speeches are being made in the murder trial. David Mahon has pleaded not guilty to murder.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 April, 2016

Denying rapist a pension doesn't breach his human rights

He is due for release in three years.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Boy forced by his father to have sex with mother, court told

The child also told the court that his father raped him about once a month for over three years.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 7 March, 2016

Man pleads guilty to raping a mother and daughter

The 47-year-old man was on bail for previously kidnapping the daughter.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

A teacher who raped a seven-year-old student is appealing because a juror was 'smiling'

The victim, now aged 25, said the pain was “unbelievable”.

# central-criminal-court - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Gardaí charge 19-year-old over cash-in-transit van robbery

The man is due to appear before a court in Dublin this afternoon.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

83-year-old American man acquitted of raping teenager in Limerick hotel

The teenager, who is also American, was on holidays with the man, to whom she is related, in Ireland at the time.