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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

"He was so calm after what he had done" - court hears murder accused showed no emotion after killing

The accused has pleaded not guilty to murder by reason of insanity.

Former army private jailed for six years for attempted rape at his home

28-year-old Bernard Fleming had pleaded not guilty to the attempted rape which happened after he met the victim outside an early house in Dublin in 2011.

Court hears how gardaí traced can of Red Bull found at murder scene to shop in Dublin

Gary Flynn has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Seamus ‘Shay’ O’Byrne.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Judge warns head lice removal company they must pay employee for jury duty

“I’m happy to serve but I fear I may lose my job,” the woman told Justice McCarthy.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 15 January, 2016

20-year-old man found guilty of raping girl (14) at disco when he was 15

The man, who cannot be named in order to preserve his victim’s anonymity, is due to be sentenced in March.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Man, who demanded 'drug debt money' from another man's father, jailed for one year

Daniel Malone was found guilty of demanding money with menaces in June of this year.

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home

Alan Hanley received concurrent sentences for three counts of rape, a more serious attack than which would be ‘hard to envisage’ according to judge Deirdre Murphy.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece

The man claimed his grandniece asked him to pay her for sex.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Woman raped as she slept has "heard nothing" from the DPP

Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill hasn’t heard anything since Monday, she says. The DPP has 28 days to appeal.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Man who lured teenager to his death with text messages 'from a girl' launches appeal

He was jailed for life two years ago having lured the 19-year-old to his death by pretending to be a girl.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 6 July, 2015

Man admits to raping and sexually assaulting his girlfriend as she slept

The man admitted to the assaults during an email exchange.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 5 June, 2015

Attempt to increase Wayne Dundon's 6 year prison sentence for threatening to kill and intimidate witnesses has failed

Dundon was found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of threatening Alice Collins that he would kill or cause serious harm to her sons.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 15 May, 2015

Man confesses to murder of homeless man who had €140,000 in bank account

The accused bought headphones, a bicycle and new clothes the day after he killed Gerard Donnelly.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

7-year-old girl who saw her father shot dead at her Dublin home describes what happened

“I feel a little bit sad and a little happy because my dad is away from the bad boys now,” the girl wrote in her statement which was read out in court.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 1 May, 2015

Man jailed for 12 years for sexually assaulting and attempting to rape his sister

At the time of the attack, he was serving the suspended portion of a sentence for armed robbery.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Witness tells court Graham Dwyer fantasised about stabbing a woman to death during sex

Darci Day gave evidence from America via a video link.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Jury hears how handcuffs, a leather mask and Elaine O'Hara's keys were found at the bottom of a lake

The keys were identified by a Dunnes Stores card attached to the key ring which was in Elaine O’Hara’s name.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 10 October, 2014

Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight

The mother of Eoghan and Ruairí will speak to Ryan Tubridy about her sons’ tragic deaths.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Slippery bandit: Man stands accused of stealing €2,000 worth of seafood

The 40-year-old man from Tallaght was also accused of stealing €6,000 worth of boat engines.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 4 October, 2013

Two due in Dublin court over €650,000 heroin seizure

A third man who was also arrested over the seizure has been released without charge.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 10 June, 2013

Victim devastated as man who raped her when she was 14 ‘walks free’

A man was a given a suspended sentence last week after being found guilty of raping his wife’s sister when she was 14.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Fiona Doyle case has 'filled the nation with revulsion' - Taoiseach

The release on bail, pending an appeal, of an elderly man who repeatedly raped his daughter when she was younger was raised at Leaders’ Questions.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Irish courts heard 80 rape, 39 murder cases last year

The frequency of both murder and rape cases increased since 2010, as did the number of care orders granted to the HSE.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 9 December, 2011

Father's rape and torture of daughters was 'barbaric' says Minister

The harrowing case of a man jailed for life for the rape and torture of his four daughters highlights the need for legislation says a support group.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Young man beat his grandfather to death with nail bar

Gearóid Fahy today pleaded guilty to the murder of his 78-year-old grandfather Finbar in Galway.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 May, 2011

Man jailed for rape and sexual assault of daughter

The man is currently serving a sentence for raping two other teenage girls.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 25 November, 2010

Son who killed father with a shovel not guilty of murder

Tipperary man found guilty of manslaughter in case which heard that he had ‘snapped’ after lifetime of physical abuse.

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