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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway
# Courts
# Courts

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway

Jul 19th 2018, 6:05 PM 39,872 Views 53 Comments

The 19-year-old youth had denied one count of rape and another of oral rape of a girl.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation

Jul 18th 2018, 11:39 AM 21,234 Views 0 Comments

The alleged fraud is believed to have been perpetrated against a Danish company in May 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
# Courts Report
# Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 13,774 Views 28 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

A man convicted of raping his sister-in-law threatened to sue her for defamation when she spoke about abuse
# Solicitors Letter
# Solicitors Letter

A man convicted of raping his sister-in-law threatened to sue her for defamation when she spoke about abuse

Jul 17th 2018, 3:02 PM 28,818 Views 0 Comments

The man was 59 when he raped his 15-year-old sister-in-law.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 16 July, 2018

Dublin man jailed for attempting to murder teen at Hell Fire Club
# Hellfire Club
# Hellfire Club

Dublin man jailed for attempting to murder teen at Hell Fire Club

Jul 16th 2018, 6:04 PM 23,442 Views 0 Comments

Michael Corbett was sentenced to nine years in prison but six of them were suspended.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Dublin man who attempted to sexually assault woman on her 20th birthday avoids jail sentence
# Court
# Court

Dublin man who attempted to sexually assault woman on her 20th birthday avoids jail sentence

Jul 11th 2018, 5:04 PM 25,476 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the man held the victim’s head in his hands and also ripped off her underwear.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 9 July, 2018

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape
# Garrett Phillips
# Garrett Phillips

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape

Jul 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 36,884 Views 24 Comments

He had pleaded not guilty to the offence and has no previous convictions.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'Help help please' - Court hears of text sent by alleged rape victim to friend during incident
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'Help help please' - Court hears of text sent by alleged rape victim to friend during incident

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:48 PM 31,554 Views 0 Comments

The alleged assault happened in a town in the northwest in the aftermath of St Patrick’s Day celebrations in 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 2 July, 2018

Judge praises friends for saving teenager from knife-wielding man in throes of psychotic episode at Hellfire Club
# Montpelier Hill
# Montpelier Hill

Judge praises friends for saving teenager from knife-wielding man in throes of psychotic episode at Hellfire Club

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:53 PM 30,262 Views 0 Comments

Michael Corbett (28) had attacked the 17-year-old with his own knife after chatting to him and his two friends.

Teenager who sexually assaulted half-brother (8) avoids jail sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager who sexually assaulted half-brother (8) avoids jail sentence

Jul 2nd 2018, 5:41 PM 22,599 Views 0 Comments

The accused is from a dysfunctional family and had been in institutional care from a young age, the court heard.

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:28 PM 28,961 Views 0 Comments

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 June, 2018

Two men found in burning car died of gunshot wounds to their heads, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Two men found in burning car died of gunshot wounds to their heads, court hears

Jun 29th 2018, 4:10 PM 18,957 Views 0 Comments

A 35-year-old Dubliner is charged with murdering the two men.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Michael Lowry found guilty on two charges of submitting incorrect corporation tax returns
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# Central Criminal Court

Michael Lowry found guilty on two charges of submitting incorrect corporation tax returns

Jun 26th 2018, 12:32 PM 296 Views 0 Comments

The TD had faced eight charges based on returns filed between 2002 and 2007.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

Jun 25th 2018, 6:22 PM 29,678 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

Jun 21st 2018, 3:35 PM 29,333 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'

Jun 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,004 Views 0 Comments

Previous convictions of a defendant are usually not heard by a jury.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes

May 15th 2018, 12:36 PM 12,028 Views 0 Comments

Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 14 May, 2018

Two women jailed for six years for plastic bag killing
# Courts
# Courts

Two women jailed for six years for plastic bag killing

May 14th 2018, 2:26 PM 29,619 Views 41 Comments

The women told gardaí that they had been drinking heavily and taking drugs before a fight broke out and they put the bag over Ian Quinn’s head to frighten him.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence

May 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 21,232 Views 0 Comments

The man’s former partner said that on the night in question he had been “out of his bin” with alcohol.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

May 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 34,267 Views 9 Comments

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail
# Maurice Power
# Maurice Power

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail

Apr 24th 2018, 9:35 PM 19,803 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Power was found guilty of the murder of Shane Rossiter.

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended
# Courts
# Courts

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

Apr 24th 2018, 6:21 PM 26,324 Views 0 Comments

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 20 April, 2018

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife

Apr 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 10,911 Views 0 Comments

The man had previously been sentenced to life in prison for the murder – but had that conviction quashed.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Father accused of murdering infant son has inconsistencies in his account of death, court hears
# Baby Joshua
# Baby Joshua

Father accused of murdering infant son has inconsistencies in his account of death, court hears

Mar 20th 2018, 4:13 PM 13,791 Views 0 Comments

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

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

Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears
# Courts
# Courts

Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears

Mar 14th 2018, 12:37 PM 27,203 Views 0 Comments

This is the first murder case defended under the Defence and Dwelling Act.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 12 March, 2018

Man jailed for 3.5 years for raping woman he was dating
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for 3.5 years for raping woman he was dating

Mar 12th 2018, 8:57 PM 47,498 Views 38 Comments

In her victim impact statement, the woman said the rape had “destroyed her spirit”.

Boy charged with attempted murder after woman was seriously injured in stabbing
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Boy charged with attempted murder after woman was seriously injured in stabbing

Mar 12th 2018, 5:04 PM 38,493 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old will stand trial in the Central Criminal Court.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Baby, whose father is accused of his murder, had paper from two tissue boxes in his throat when he died
# Baby Joshua
# Baby Joshua

Baby, whose father is accused of his murder, had paper from two tissue boxes in his throat when he died

Mar 8th 2018, 5:42 PM 27,892 Views 0 Comments

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

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

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide
# Cavan
# Cavan

Woman jailed for three years for staging housemate’s suicide

Mar 5th 2018, 1:40 PM 29,053 Views 30 Comments

The judge said he took into account the fact that the accused was “one of life’s victims”.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Former solicitor Michael Lynn charged with theft of almost €30 million in Dublin
# Courts
# Courts

Former solicitor Michael Lynn charged with theft of almost €30 million in Dublin

Mar 1st 2018, 9:22 PM 23,243 Views 0 Comments

Lynn had been living in Brazil for the past eight years.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide
# Court
# Court

Woman found guilty of impeding murder investigation by staging housemate's suicide

Feb 15th 2018, 5:58 PM 20,100 Views 0 Comments

The killer was never charged because he sustained a traumatic brain injury months after the murder.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 9 February, 2018

Man's murder conviction quashed over jury's visit to rubbish chute in which victim died
# Courts
# Courts

Man's murder conviction quashed over jury's visit to rubbish chute in which victim died

Feb 9th 2018, 4:38 PM 40,273 Views 0 Comments

David O’Loughlin was found guilty of the murder of Liam Manley at his apartment complex in the city on 12 May 2013.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Woman accused of faking suicide of housemate 'who was murdered', court hears
# Cavan
# Cavan

Woman accused of faking suicide of housemate 'who was murdered', court hears

Feb 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 21,155 Views 0 Comments

Egita Jaunmaize does not dispute that another person caused her housemate’s death.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 26 January, 2018

Convicted rapist allegedly impersonated Garda and attempted to 'arrest' Dublin schoolgirl
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted rapist allegedly impersonated Garda and attempted to 'arrest' Dublin schoolgirl

Jan 26th 2018, 5:43 PM 21,686 Views 0 Comments

Cork man Paul Buckley was previously jailed for four years for battering and raping a woman who was making her way home after a night out.

Man sentenced to two years for robbery and 'merciless' attack on fellow homeless person
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to two years for robbery and 'merciless' attack on fellow homeless person

Jan 26th 2018, 6:10 AM 11,558 Views 6 Comments

Christopher Morgan was himself engaging with homeless services at the time of the attack in September 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Dublin man who sexually abused his sister and raped his niece jailed for six years
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man who sexually abused his sister and raped his niece jailed for six years

Jan 20th 2018, 7:00 PM 28,439 Views 35 Comments

The man began sexually abusing his younger sister when he was aged 14.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 19 January, 2018

Evidence from garda identifying Patrick Hutch may be 'compromised by press coverage', court told
# Regency Attack
# Regency Attack

Evidence from garda identifying Patrick Hutch may be 'compromised by press coverage', court told

Jan 19th 2018, 2:52 PM 17,754 Views 0 Comments

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus

Jan 18th 2018, 7:34 PM 29,971 Views 40 Comments

Eduard Boaca targeted two women within six months, one in a McDonald’s toilet cubicle, and demanded oral sex after threatening them with a knife.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 12 January, 2018

Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Regency shooting: Witness was 'relieved' to see 'Garda' arrive, until 'he aimed his gun and shot a person'

Jan 12th 2018, 6:42 PM 19,529 Views 0 Comments

David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel in north Dublin on 5 February 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Man who raped niece on Christmas night jailed for five and a half years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped niece on Christmas night jailed for five and a half years

Dec 21st 2017, 5:23 PM 24,456 Views 40 Comments

The Dublin man in his 60s was jailed for raping his 41-year-old niece as she slept in her own home.