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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Monday 18 December, 2017

Teen found guilty of murder tells family 'don't worry, it's only an extra few years' as he awaits life sentencing
# Courts
# Courts

Teen found guilty of murder tells family 'don't worry, it's only an extra few years' as he awaits life sentencing

Dec 18th 2017, 5:48 PM 40,890 Views 0 Comments

19-year-old Graham McEvoy has been found guilty of stabbing his best friend to death.

Man who took ex-girlfriend to secluded location and repeatedly beat her escapes jail time
# Court
# Court

Man who took ex-girlfriend to secluded location and repeatedly beat her escapes jail time

Dec 18th 2017, 5:00 PM 50,428 Views 131 Comments

Ian Kelly of Turvey Avenue, Inchicore, Dublin has 10 previous convictions.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub

Dec 12th 2017, 6:46 PM 51,749 Views 32 Comments

The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 7 December, 2017

David Mahon loses appeal against seven year sentence for killing of stepson Dean Fitzpatrick
# Court
# Court

David Mahon loses appeal against seven year sentence for killing of stepson Dean Fitzpatrick

Dec 7th 2017, 12:54 PM 14,936 Views 24 Comments

David Mahon had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dean Fitzpatrick.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 1 December, 2017

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison
# Michael Shine
# Michael Shine

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Dec 1st 2017, 7:45 PM 28,911 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Man found guilty of manslaughter in second trial over father-of-one's fatal stabbing
# Retrial
# Retrial

Man found guilty of manslaughter in second trial over father-of-one's fatal stabbing

Nov 30th 2017, 4:41 PM 7,560 Views 4 Comments

The man was originally convicted of murder in 2014 but the conviction was overturned on appeal.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 27 November, 2017

Brazilian man sentenced to eight years for killing man who assaulted and racially abused him
# Waterford
# Waterford

Brazilian man sentenced to eight years for killing man who assaulted and racially abused him

Nov 27th 2017, 1:34 PM 16,832 Views 59 Comments

James Banville died from a single stab wound to the heart in October 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder
# Courts
# Courts

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder

Nov 8th 2017, 8:13 PM 20,910 Views 21 Comments

66-year-old Donal Colgan was convicted today at his second trial for the murder of David Sheridan in August 2014.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries is set to be sentenced for the defilement of a child this morning
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Tom Humphries is set to be sentenced for the defilement of a child this morning

Oct 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,503 Views 0 Comments

The former high-profile sports journalist pleaded guilty to four counts of grooming and two counts of defilement of a child.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 23 October, 2017

Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years

Oct 23rd 2017, 2:30 PM 44,476 Views 94 Comments

Egyptian national Mohamed Okda (30) had pleaded not guilty to two counts of raping the woman.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I waited 46 years and I'm telling the truth' witness tells Dr Michael Shine trial
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'I waited 46 years and I'm telling the truth' witness tells Dr Michael Shine trial

Oct 19th 2017, 10:27 PM 17,728 Views 0 Comments

Retired surgeon Michael Shine (85) denies eight charges of indecently assaulting teenage boys at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital over a 27-year period.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Former soldier pleads guilty to raping and sexually assaulting daughters over seven-year period
# Courts
# Courts

Former soldier pleads guilty to raping and sexually assaulting daughters over seven-year period

Oct 17th 2017, 6:36 PM 28,205 Views 0 Comments

69-year-old Jerry O’Keeffe today pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his two daughters between 1980 and 1987.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Man accused of attempting to murder sister searched for 'jugular vein' online before attack
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Man accused of attempting to murder sister searched for 'jugular vein' online before attack

Oct 11th 2017, 2:09 PM 9,827 Views 0 Comments

Daniel O’Connell admitted in interviews that he had tried to kill his sister by stabbing her a number of times.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man accused of attempted murder of sister as she was 'carrying a Dublin baby'
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of attempted murder of sister as she was 'carrying a Dublin baby'

Oct 10th 2017, 7:49 PM 54,994 Views 0 Comments

Daniel O’Connell admitted during Garda interviews that he had stabbed is sister a number of times.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 9 October, 2017

Westmeath man who 'strangled the life out of' the mother of his children is found guilty of murder
# Courts
# Courts

Westmeath man who 'strangled the life out of' the mother of his children is found guilty of murder

Oct 9th 2017, 3:56 PM 18,749 Views 0 Comments

Danny Keena will face a mandatory life sentence.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

'I deserve a sentence': Kerry man who sexually assaulted woman in her home to be jailed next week
# Court
# Court

'I deserve a sentence': Kerry man who sexually assaulted woman in her home to be jailed next week

Jul 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 23,564 Views 0 Comments

The man broke into the home of a woman and sexually assaulted her before stealing money.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 12 June, 2017

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Charges dropped against one of the seven Jobstown defendants

Jun 12th 2017, 3:13 PM 16,814 Views 0 Comments

Applause broke out in court after the charges against 50-year-old Ken Purcell were officially dropped.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Westmeath man who kidnapped his ex-partner handed 7-year jail term

May 30th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,704 Views 1 Comment

At the time of the false imprisonment, the accused would not accept that the relationship was over.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 8 May, 2017

Dublin woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of her two-year-old son
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of her two-year-old son

May 8th 2017, 11:34 AM 27,539 Views 0 Comments

Hazel Waters has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, but not guilty to murder.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 24 April, 2017

Woman who stabbed former partner to death and hid body in back garden jailed for 6 years
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Woman who stabbed former partner to death and hid body in back garden jailed for 6 years

Apr 24th 2017, 3:58 PM 23,358 Views 52 Comments

Monika Matracka was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict

Apr 12th 2017, 8:22 PM 12,912 Views 0 Comments

Kosovan national Vesel Jahiri was convicted of Anna’s murder at the Central Criminal Court this afternoon.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who viciously attacked two Italian men jailed for three years

Apr 6th 2017, 8:05 PM 15,296 Views 39 Comments

The convicted man has 20 previous convictions, including for robbery and theft

# central-criminal-court - Monday 3 April, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie
# Daniel McAnaspie
# Daniel McAnaspie

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:23 PM 16,786 Views 0 Comments

Another man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter has had his sentencing adjourned.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 13 March, 2017

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister
# Deirdre McCarthy
# Deirdre McCarthy

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister

Mar 13th 2017, 5:09 PM 32,365 Views 0 Comments

Helen Geoghegan described the impact the death of Deirdre McCarthy in 2011 had on her family.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years
# Cork
# Cork

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years

Feb 28th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,489 Views 24 Comments

The child was aged between seven and nine years at the time of the assaults.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 27 February, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua
# Navan
# Navan

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua

Feb 27th 2017, 7:18 PM 10,679 Views 0 Comments

Josh Turner was found guilty earlier this month of murdering 27-year-old Christopher Nevin at a house in Navan on 19 November 2015

# central-criminal-court - Monday 6 February, 2017

Man, who raped sister repeatedly, jailed for one year because he was too young at time to be guilty of rape
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man, who raped sister repeatedly, jailed for one year because he was too young at time to be guilty of rape

Feb 6th 2017, 8:13 PM 75,994 Views 31 Comments

Michael Hughes, now aged 57, repeatedly raped his sister for two years between 1971 and 1973.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Teenage boy charged with raping 14-year-old is due before the courts
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenage boy charged with raping 14-year-old is due before the courts

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:21 AM 23,952 Views 0 Comments

A date for his next hearing has not yet been set.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears
# Meath
# Meath

Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears

Feb 1st 2017, 5:42 PM 15,849 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Nevin was killed in November of 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 23 January, 2017

Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton

Jan 23rd 2017, 12:43 PM 24,143 Views 39 Comments

Dale Creighton died following a 14 minute attack in Tallaght on New Year’s Day 2014.

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

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge
# Longford
# Longford

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

Dec 21st 2016, 8:07 PM 8,949 Views 0 Comments

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

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

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

Dec 21st 2016, 9:50 AM 8,442 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

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

Dec 20th 2016, 2:28 PM 22,881 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bernadette Scully
# Bernadette Scully

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

Dec 13th 2016, 5:57 PM 13,959 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Dec 13th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,953 Views 0 Comments

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
# Barring Order
# Barring Order

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

Dec 9th 2016, 6:28 PM 18,703 Views 0 Comments

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
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

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

Dec 6th 2016, 5:51 PM 16,008 Views 0 Comments

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
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 1:11 PM 9,583 Views 7 Comments

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'
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

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

Nov 30th 2016, 8:10 PM 17,015 Views 0 Comments

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"
# Courts
# Courts

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

Nov 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 25,972 Views 23 Comments

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