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#Circuit Criminal Court

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 27 May, 2022

Jury sent home for the weekend in theft trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn
# Michael Lynn

Jury sent home for the weekend in theft trial of former solicitor Michael Lynn

May 27th 2022, 5:43 PM 6,161 Views 0 Comments

The jury deliberated for about three hours before suspending deliberations this afternoon.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Man who launched an unprovoked attack on a woman late at night jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who launched an unprovoked attack on a woman late at night jailed for two years

Apr 27th 2022, 7:20 PM 22,704 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place a on Stephen’s Lane, Kilmainham on 14 June 2017.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Jury empanelled for trial of multi-million euro theft charges against former solicitor
# Court
# Court

Jury empanelled for trial of multi-million euro theft charges against former solicitor

Feb 8th 2022, 7:20 PM 20,382 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old is facing 21 charges relating to the alleged theft of around €27 million.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 7 February, 2022

Man on trial accused of stealing €27 million from multiple financial institutions
# Court
# Court

Man on trial accused of stealing €27 million from multiple financial institutions

Feb 7th 2022, 12:40 PM 32,277 Views 0 Comments

The 53-year-old is facing 21 charges relating to the alleged theft of money from seven banks between 2005 and 2007.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television jailed for two years
# Courts
# Courts

Payroll administrator who stole over €870,000 from Virgin Media Television jailed for two years

Jan 19th 2022, 1:53 PM 35,576 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that Kellie Walton worked as a payroll administrator with the company since 2006 and began stealing money in 2009.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station

Jan 18th 2022, 3:58 PM 34,997 Views 0 Comments

A judge held that the boy’s case was too serious to stay in the Children’s Court.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 13 December, 2021

Man jailed after incident where he left an overturned car and attacked a local resident
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed after incident where he left an overturned car and attacked a local resident

Dec 13th 2021, 3:27 PM 31,290 Views 0 Comments

Conor Clarke (29) was arrested in February 2019 for the incident.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 29 October, 2021

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied avoids jail
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Learner who drove her car over cyclist while unaccompanied avoids jail

Oct 29th 2021, 9:45 PM 47,630 Views 55 Comments

Paulina Galantkiewicz told her trial that she “basically panicked” and hit the accelerator instead of the brakes.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 28 October, 2021

Deliberations underway in trial of parents accused of neglect and cruelty of daughter
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Deliberations underway in trial of parents accused of neglect and cruelty of daughter

Oct 28th 2021, 10:59 PM 16,168 Views 0 Comments

The child is now dependent on carers for her basic daily needs.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Teen who killed dog by kicking it over owner's head is jailed for six months
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Teen who killed dog by kicking it over owner's head is jailed for six months

Oct 26th 2021, 5:13 PM 78,688 Views 72 Comments

Josh Henney twice kicked the dog in its underbelly while its owner was speaking with his mother.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 22 October, 2021

Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Security guard jailed for sexual assault of woman in Phoenix Park

Oct 22nd 2021, 3:44 PM 35,861 Views 0 Comments

Cornel Onofrei pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the woman in 2018.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 18 October, 2021

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured
# Courts
# Courts

Father accused of child cruelty told gardaí he did not know how his daughter was injured

Oct 18th 2021, 5:30 PM 30,547 Views 0 Comments

The trial is being held at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Convicted rapist throws Bible at judge before being sentenced to 16 years for harassment
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted rapist throws Bible at judge before being sentenced to 16 years for harassment

Jul 29th 2021, 5:09 PM 45,917 Views 38 Comments

Michael Murray had pleaded not guilty to making threats to kill against barristers who prosecuted him for rape in 2013.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Woman swallowed 112 capsules of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman swallowed 112 capsules of cocaine before boarding flight to Dublin

Jul 13th 2021, 10:50 PM 58,490 Views 47 Comments

She had been promised the equivalent of just under €1,150 to transport the drugs to Ireland, the court heard.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Taxi driver given suspended sentence for sexual assault after kissing a passenger without consent
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver given suspended sentence for sexual assault after kissing a passenger without consent

Jun 9th 2021, 8:20 PM 36,100 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the man’s behaviour was “totally and utterly unacceptable and it amounted to sexual assault”.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed
# Keith Quinn
# Keith Quinn

Former League of Ireland footballer who was caught moving €2.7 million in heroin is jailed

Apr 14th 2021, 3:47 PM 92,836 Views 26 Comments

The court heard that Quinn had “a very significant gambling problem”.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 24 July, 2020

Man who assaulted two gardai and bit one in the thigh jailed for two years
# Finglas
# Finglas

Man who assaulted two gardai and bit one in the thigh jailed for two years

Jul 24th 2020, 6:31 PM 18,760 Views 15 Comments

Michael Talbot (33) went on to scream abuse at gardaí and smeared blood all over his jail cell after he was eventually arrested, the court heard.

Man who robbed service station and threatened to stab garda jailed for two years
# Celbridge
# Celbridge

Man who robbed service station and threatened to stab garda jailed for two years

Jul 24th 2020, 3:37 PM 16,965 Views 13 Comments

Ciaran O’Brien, who robbed the Celbridge service station while wearing tights on his head, pleaded guilty to all three charges.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man stabbed 16 times and set on fire after ex-girlfriend falsely said he was garda informant, court hears

Jun 30th 2020, 6:05 PM 52,959 Views 0 Comments

In 2015, Ciarán Murphy was found in a dog cage in his home by a passers-by who noticed his cottage was in flames.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 21 February, 2020

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

Feb 21st 2020, 5:19 PM 34,685 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 16 December, 2019

Man convicted of assaulting transgender escort after alleged dispute over payment
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man convicted of assaulting transgender escort after alleged dispute over payment

Dec 16th 2019, 5:39 PM 31,711 Views 0 Comments

Ben O’Reilly was acquitted of robbing Fernanda de Freitas’s cash and phone.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 13 December, 2019

Jail for young mother who imported more than 1.5 kilos of cocaine into Ireland
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Jail for young mother who imported more than 1.5 kilos of cocaine into Ireland

Dec 13th 2019, 9:40 PM 44,425 Views 42 Comments

Hyonaru Moreno received a sentence of two and a half years.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 2 December, 2019

Man handed suspended sentence for crank call about gangland shooting in Dublin pub
# Deeply Ashamed
# Deeply Ashamed

Man handed suspended sentence for crank call about gangland shooting in Dublin pub

Dec 2nd 2019, 6:06 PM 26,228 Views 26 Comments

The man told gardaí he had taken 30 tablets and vodka before making the crank call.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 25 November, 2019

Dublin motorist who deliberately drove at cyclist given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin motorist who deliberately drove at cyclist given suspended sentence

Nov 25th 2019, 5:29 PM 29,066 Views 61 Comments

The motorist was given a three-year suspended sentence and ordered to pay the cyclist €10,000.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 26 July, 2019

'Jekyll and Hyde character' who assaulted garda gets a suspended sentence
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

'Jekyll and Hyde character' who assaulted garda gets a suspended sentence

Jul 26th 2019, 6:25 PM 23,507 Views 27 Comments

The man’s barrister told the court: “When he is sober, he is fine. When he is drunk, he is a nightmare.”

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 3 May, 2019

Banned driver who left student with 'catastrophic' brain injury jailed for eight years
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Banned driver who left student with 'catastrophic' brain injury jailed for eight years

May 3rd 2019, 5:29 PM 43,566 Views 68 Comments

Paul Connolly was under the influence of drugs and driving his young child to school when his car mounted the footpath.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 12 April, 2019

Man who kicked his former partner in the face during attack jailed for five years
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man who kicked his former partner in the face during attack jailed for five years

Apr 12th 2019, 2:55 PM 15,238 Views 14 Comments

In her victim impact statement, the woman said she had to have surgery to repair her eye.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Teen who repeatedly slammed door into girl's head and set fire to her hair jailed for six years
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Teen who repeatedly slammed door into girl's head and set fire to her hair jailed for six years

Mar 27th 2019, 6:52 PM 52,646 Views 26 Comments

Judge Melanie Greally imposed a three-year sentence for the “sadistic” and “degrading” assault.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Retired surgeon groped the "privates" of teenager he had operated on weeks earlier, trial told
# Michael Shine
# Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped the "privates" of teenager he had operated on weeks earlier, trial told

Jan 23rd 2019, 8:01 PM 13,519 Views 0 Comments

Shine performed surgery on the teenager’s appendix at Lourdes hospital in 1971 when he was aged 13.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Former 'singing' priest jailed for 3½ years for indecent assault
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Former 'singing' priest jailed for 3½ years for indecent assault

Dec 19th 2018, 5:44 PM 47,022 Views 49 Comments

Tony Walsh is currently serving a seven and a half year sentence for raping another boy three times in the 1980s.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Man (81) who regularly abused daughter and granddaughter has sentence cut on appeal
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

Man (81) who regularly abused daughter and granddaughter has sentence cut on appeal

Oct 4th 2018, 6:03 AM 32,424 Views 0 Comments

The man sexually assaulted his granddaughter between 1997 and 2001.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Man jailed for 10 years for infecting two former partners with HIV
# Criminal Court
# Criminal Court

Man jailed for 10 years for infecting two former partners with HIV

Jul 26th 2018, 4:11 PM 16,905 Views 0 Comments

The victims told the court that the man would tell people to stay away from them because they had the virus.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 23 July, 2018

Woman, who attacked and pulled clumps of hair from mum travelling with baby on Dublin Bus, avoids jail
# Number 27
# Number 27

Woman, who attacked and pulled clumps of hair from mum travelling with baby on Dublin Bus, avoids jail

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:43 PM 49,119 Views 70 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan noted that there were “pre-existing tensions” between the two families involved.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Dublin woman jailed for three years for possessing gun for 'self protection'
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Dublin woman jailed for three years for possessing gun for 'self protection'

Jul 4th 2018, 5:30 PM 29,423 Views 26 Comments

Niamh Fitzpatrick said the Smith and Wesson revolver was hidden in her Ringsend home due to her life being under threat.

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

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns

Updated Jun 26th 2018, 4:53 PM 28,454 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary TD had faced eight charges relating to corporation tax returns stemming from dates between August 2002 and August 2007.

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

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter
# Jailed
# Jailed

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter

May 1st 2018, 8:19 PM 33,775 Views 0 Comments

The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.

Convicted sex offender Anthony Luckwill given partially suspended sentence for child protection order breach
# Court
# Court

Convicted sex offender Anthony Luckwill given partially suspended sentence for child protection order breach

May 1st 2018, 6:28 PM 16,494 Views 22 Comments

In July 2012, a court imposed 16 orders against him as part of child protection measures introduced in the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour
# Courts
# Courts

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

Apr 25th 2018, 5:23 PM 27,776 Views 12 Comments

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 23 April, 2018

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

Apr 23rd 2018, 4:38 PM 12,351 Views 19 Comments

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and poured red paint over it.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Dublin man jailed for 18 months for unprovoked beer bottle attack on Afghan cyclists
# Christopher Connors
# Christopher Connors

Dublin man jailed for 18 months for unprovoked beer bottle attack on Afghan cyclists

Apr 18th 2018, 8:59 AM 21,050 Views 69 Comments

One of the three victims was a 13-year-old boy, who has since left Ireland as ‘he doesn’t feel safe here’.

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