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#Criminal Court

# criminal-court - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Man who 'destroyed' single mother's home on Christmas Day jailed for three-and-a-half years

The man ripped furniture, placed devices in a sink filled with water and urinated throughout the home, the court heard.

# criminal-court - Thursday 26 July, 2018

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

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

# criminal-court - Monday 12 March, 2018

Man charged with murder of 25-year-old father in north Dublin

Vincent Ryan was shot dead while sitting in his car in November 2016.

# criminal-court - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Two homeless men dressed as workmen snuck into Dublin offices to steal cash and phones

The men were jailed for between 18 months and three years.

# criminal-court - Monday 23 October, 2017

Teenager who raped 15-year-old girl at house party jailed for three years

The court heard that several people at the party banged on the door and ordered the defendant to stop “what he was doing”.

# criminal-court - Thursday 20 July, 2017

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Poll: Do you think Ireland's criminal legal aid system is being abused?

Fine Gael Senator John O’Mahony argued this morning that the system in place in Ireland is in need of an overhaul.

# criminal-court - Thursday 6 July, 2017

# criminal-court - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'What am I convicted for?': Chaotic scenes in court as man found guilty of murdering ex-partner

Vesel Jahiri was brought into court accompanied by prison officers in full riot gear.

# criminal-court - Monday 10 April, 2017

Jury told to forget that murder-accused punched barrister in face in front of them

Vesel Jahiri punched prosecuting barrister Patrick Marrinan SC in the face last Friday as the trial was reaching its closing stages.

# criminal-court - Friday 15 July, 2016

Brothers acquitted of assaulting elderly woman who believed they were involved in her son's killing

Paul and Stephen Smith had claimed that their brother Andrew was solely responsible for the assault.

# criminal-court - Friday 1 July, 2016

'Pillar of local community' jailed for sexually abusing two boys

The offences took place 25 years ago.

# criminal-court - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Man accused of raping wife denies calling Garda 'you f***er' at trial

The 42-year-old accused had earlier pleaded guilty to hitting his wife with a hammer in 2014.

# criminal-court - Friday 4 March, 2016

Couple sentenced over "shocking" death by neglect of Wexford woman have convictions quashed

Evelyn Joel’s daughter and her partner were charged with manslaughter and convicted of unlawful killing by neglect.

# criminal-court - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Four men charged over car boot incident told to stay away from Stoneybatter

The incident occurred yesterday on Harold Road in Dublin 7.

# criminal-court - 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.

# criminal-court - Monday 24 March, 2014

Child abuse support group oppose any sentence reduction for Athlone child rapist

The man was convicted of raping two young girls who were attending a birthday party last September.

# criminal-court - Friday 13 September, 2013

Five due in court over dissident republican activity

The five men were arrested earlier this week and follow-up searches resulted in the seizure of several firearms and various bomb parts.

# criminal-court - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Former Anglo boss Seán FitzPatrick due in court this morning

The former chief executive and chairman of the defunct Anglo Irish Bank is due in court alongside two other former directors at the bank this morning.

# criminal-court - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Alan Shatter: I spoke to the Attorney General about impeaching Heather Perrin

Former District Court judge Heather Perrin was sentenced to two and a half years in jail today after being found guilty of deception. She has resigned – but the Justice Minister had planned to impeach her if she hadn’t.

# criminal-court - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Man due in court over bungled post office robbery

A man will appear in court today charged in connection with the robbery of a Rathmines post office during the lunch-hour rush yesterday – after which he tried to escape in a taxi.