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# conviction - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Man jailed for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane appeals against conviction

Prosecutors argued in the trial that the man deliberately strangled Millane to death.

# conviction - Monday 20 April, 2020

'Since his death I am no longer living. I simply exist': Family of Cameron Blair tell court of impact of his death

A teenage boy has received a life sentence for his murder, a sentence which will be reviewed in 2032.

# conviction - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Sex workers' support group praises 20 year sentence for rapist as it thanks victims for coming forward

Gheorghe Goidan was sentenced to 20 years today.

# conviction - Monday 22 July, 2019

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

# conviction - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man jailed for eight years for starting fire that spread to neighbours' apartments

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to 11 years imprisonment, but suspended the final three years of the sentence on strict conditions.

# conviction - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Pharmacist convicted of murdering his wife in UK so he could start new life with boyfriend abroad

Mitesh Patel was today sentenced to 30 years in jail for the murder of his wife Jessica.

# conviction - Friday 31 August, 2018

Man who murdered fianceé handed life sentence after 'brutal attack'

The PSNI welcomed the sentence.

# conviction - Friday 10 August, 2018

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

# conviction - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

# conviction - Monday 21 May, 2018

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping

The jury continues to deliberate in the case of another man.

# conviction - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The 440 kilo cocaine seizure which threatens to bring down the Kinahan cartel

El Rico’s arrest has the potential to bring down dozens of drug traffickers.

# conviction - Thursday 18 January, 2018

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

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.

# conviction - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years

Matthew Scully-Hicks was yesterday convicted of murdering his 18-month-old daughter Elsie, just two weeks after formally adopting her.

# conviction - Monday 25 September, 2017

London man convicted of killing fiancée hours after their engagement party

He was found several hours later semi-naked and bleeding from a self-inflicted injury.

# conviction - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

11-year sentence for man who brutally assaulted woman with a claw hammer

Victim has been left with the need to use a colostomy bag and unable to conceive.

# conviction - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979

Etan Patz was walking to school on his own for the first time when he disappeared in May 1979.

# conviction - Friday 27 January, 2017

Man with 483 convictions sentenced to 18 months for road crash which killed teen

18-year-old Shane Patton was killed in the crash near Drumkeen in Donegal

# conviction - Friday 18 November, 2016

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien

The convicted child molester was sentenced to 13 years in prison earlier this month.

# conviction - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Steven Avery of 'Making A Murderer' to claim DNA evidence was planted in initial trial

Avery’s appeal follows the decision to overturn the conviction of co-accused Brendan Dassey.

# conviction - Friday 12 August, 2016

Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned

Dassey was just 16 at the time of the murder.

# conviction - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party

The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.

# conviction - Monday 6 June, 2016

Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi

The 52-year-old tourist was attacked at knifepoint after losing her way back to her hotel.

# conviction - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

# conviction - Monday 29 February, 2016

Man who raped pregnant woman jailed for seven and a half years

The woman was anally raped by him after a night out and said that she was devastated by the attack.

# conviction - Saturday 6 February, 2016

"Jilted lover" has sentence for harassing and assaulting former partner suspended

The man had followed the woman on a bus journey twice, and also assaulted her with a lamp and hair straightener.

# conviction - Saturday 9 January, 2016

11 true-crime documentaries to watch after you're done with Making a Murderer

If you’re having Making a Murderer withdrawals here’s a few to sink your teeth into.

# conviction - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Harry Gleeson granted Ireland's first posthumous pardon, 74 years after his execution

He was hanged in 1941 after being convicted of murdering Mary McCarthy.

# conviction - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

# conviction - Saturday 17 October, 2015

"I will never be the same": GAA player who lost sight in one eye after being punched in game GAA

"I will never be the same": GAA player who lost sight in one eye after being punched in game

He adds that he had been let down by the GAA.

# conviction - Friday 16 October, 2015

# conviction - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals

The woman had plead guilty to leaving the dog locked in a kitchen.

# conviction - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for

Yoan Gomis confessed to his crimes after his twin brother Elvin had been wrongly imprisoned for ten months.

# conviction - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General found in a report that the Public Prosecution Service was correct in its earlier judgement.

# conviction - Monday 11 May, 2015

Joe O'Reilly cannot have his murder conviction declared a 'miscarriage of justice'

Rachel O’Reilly’s mother said she is relieved that justice has been upheld.

# conviction - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

# conviction - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

# conviction - Monday 10 November, 2014

Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month

Under South African law the double-amputee could serve just 10 months in jail.

# conviction - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Adam Clayton's jailed former PA loses appeal against conviction

Carol Hawkins has served over two years of a seven year sentence.

# conviction - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Pregnant teenager receives jail term after being gang-raped

The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.

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