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#Circuit Criminal Court

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

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

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

Jul 24th 2020, 6:31 PM 18,075 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 16,491 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 52,234 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 34,529 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 31,564 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 44,134 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 26,160 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 28,749 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 22,959 Views 26 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 42,738 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 15,070 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 52,403 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 13,470 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 46,910 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 32,374 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 16,669 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 48,664 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 29,132 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 28,304 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 33,437 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 16,430 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 27,725 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 12,301 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 20,811 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’.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 16 April, 2018

Teenager (15) sent forward to trial for attempted murder of woman on Dun Laoghaire seafront
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Teenager (15) sent forward to trial for attempted murder of woman on Dun Laoghaire seafront

Apr 16th 2018, 3:45 PM 23,313 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old boy will face trial in the Circuit Criminal Court.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 22 March, 2018

40-year-old man to be sentenced in May for harassment of Sharon Ní Bheoláin
# Courts
# Courts

40-year-old man to be sentenced in May for harassment of Sharon Ní Bheoláin

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:07 PM 38,096 Views 0 Comments

Conor O’Hora also pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing child pornography at his home.

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

Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time

Mar 20th 2018, 9:34 PM 32,764 Views 54 Comments

38-year-old Stephen McCullagh, who claimed he had taken “20 tablets” before attempting the robbery, now has no feeling in his injured fingers.

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Two men jailed for punching and kicking a female wheelchair user outside her home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men jailed for punching and kicking a female wheelchair user outside her home

Mar 17th 2018, 8:15 AM 51,018 Views 38 Comments

The two men pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Man jailed for two years for falsely imprisoning teenagers and threatening to pour 'acid' into their eyes
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man jailed for two years for falsely imprisoning teenagers and threatening to pour 'acid' into their eyes

Feb 27th 2018, 8:04 PM 19,831 Views 0 Comments

32-year-old Michael Cummins had been suffering a ‘paranoiac’ attack due to taking a cocktail of drugs, the court heard.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Man accused of attacking three women goes on trial
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man accused of attacking three women goes on trial

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:31 PM 21,023 Views 0 Comments

The court heard how a woman fought off her attacker outside her home.

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

Rickshaw driver caught with €4,000 worth of drugs escapes with suspended sentence if she leaves Ireland
# Ecstasy Tablets
# Ecstasy Tablets

Rickshaw driver caught with €4,000 worth of drugs escapes with suspended sentence if she leaves Ireland

Feb 9th 2018, 6:20 AM 36,677 Views 74 Comments

Gardaí said the woman’s work as a rickshaw driver drew their attention to her.

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

Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison

Dec 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 45,323 Views 42 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said the woman had no “base motives” for her behaviour

# circuit-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 20,667 Views 26 Comments

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

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Personal assistant who stole more than €1 million from her employers jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Personal assistant who stole more than €1 million from her employers jailed for four years

Oct 26th 2017, 1:21 PM 92,416 Views 120 Comments

Her former employers have been partially reimbursed and did not wish to make victim impact statements.

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

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

Oct 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 75,106 Views 199 Comments

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

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

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail
# Welfare Fraud
# Welfare Fraud

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail

Oct 10th 2017, 7:11 PM 40,622 Views 41 Comments

46-year-old Richard Burbridge committed the offences while operating a courier contract for the Courts Service.

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Woman who dressed as man to rob €10,000 given suspended sentence
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman who dressed as man to rob €10,000 given suspended sentence

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:50 AM 13,204 Views 15 Comments

The woman was struggling with financial difficulties when she carried out the ‘bizarre crime.’

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 30 June, 2017

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service

Jun 30th 2017, 8:11 PM 28,876 Views 51 Comments

Patricia Sweeney had forged declaration of unemployment forms in order to carry out the fraud.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Three-and-a-half years in jail for man who made menacing phone calls demanding money
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Three-and-a-half years in jail for man who made menacing phone calls demanding money

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 15,837 Views 11 Comments

Patrick Clarke made two phone calls to Paul Gilmartin, a man he did not know.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month
# Courts
# Courts

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month

Feb 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,546 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Ruzmond Muwaniri, who suffers from schizophrenia, is also facing sentencing for punching another man in the face and smashing his teeth.

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