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#Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Grandfather sent for trial accused of manslaughter of 10-month-old grandson

Sean Wang died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin on 15 August 2019 where he had been in intensive care for two days.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 22 June, 2020

Teenager armed with screwdriver subjected woman to 'terrifying' ordeal

The man, who was 19-years-old at the time, pleaded guilty in court.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 3 April, 2020

Man (45) who shot two men while trying to rob takeaway jailed for 15 years

Joseph Behan shot two men when they resisted his attempts to rob a takeaway in Raheny last year.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls

The man had pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of sexually assault.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'

The girl made the comments during cross-examination today.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 14 February, 2020

Man who shot bystander in chest at Dublin scrapyard jailed for five years

The incident took place on 4 August 2018.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Man who knocked out a man's front teeth in Dublin bar given suspended sentence

The accused had raised €4,000 in compensation which the injured party was happy to accept.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 27 January, 2020

'I'll never forgive him': Family of one-punch assault victim describe how lives have been 'ripped apart'

Jonathan Dargan (49) was found guilty of killing Patrick Mullally by a jury last November.

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

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

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

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man who left scene of crash that killed man on motorway jailed for 20 months

Anthony Corcoran spoke to gardaí the morning after he knocked down Peter Maunde.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 6 December, 2019

Van driver who struck man after drinking '12 to 15 pints' is jailed for dangerous driving causing death

Callum Grimes died seven months after being struck by Derek Keane’s van.

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

Ivor Callely's son 'moronically stupid' for injuring man with firework in Copper Face Jacks, court hears

Oliver Callely’s sentencing has been adjourned until 7 February next.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 22 November, 2019

Man who set fire to house of detective involved in charging him with murder jailed for eight years

The arson attack has left an “indelible scar” on the family, the court heard.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Man with religious persecution disorder given suspended term over threat to cut off priest's fingers

Mark Halligan pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to making a threat to kill or cause serious harm.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man whose dangerous driving left friend in vegetative state jailed for 40 months

Mark Kelly sustained serious injuries in the crash and has not regained consciousness.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother

Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Teen who left young man with autism blind in one eye gets suspended sentence

The attack was videoed by several witnesses on their phones, which was used by Gardaí in their investigation.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 29 July, 2019

Dublin man handed suspended sentence for sexually assaulting four of his young cousins

The Probation Service assessed the man as having a moderate risk of re-offending within the next five years.

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

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

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

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence

Maximilian Lang-Orsini (24) of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 15 July, 2019

Court finds woman who faced 61 charges of neglect and abuse of her two children unfit to be tried

The two children were taken into care in 2010.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Man who abducted his children and left Ireland with them for four years given nine-month jail term

The 46 year-old man kept the children away from their mother without her consent.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m

The court heard that the incident was ‘totally out of character’ for the woman.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 17 May, 2019

Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years

The victim said said her abuser stole her ability to love and feel her home to be a place of refuge.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million

Simon Gold is alleged to have used a false ESB bill to open a bank account.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Woman pleads guilty of trying to sell €90,000 of stolen jewellery at 'cash for gold' shop in Dublin

Kathleen Kiely was caught carrying jewellery that was traced to a burglary several days earlier.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Man who touched his penis off fellow bus passenger while 'trying to urinate' gets suspended sentence

The judge noted the offence appeared not to be for sexual gratification but occurred when the man was in need of “relieving himself.”

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Man jailed for threatening to 'stick' woman with syringe during robbery at ATM in Dublin

Damien Reilly was sentenced to three years in prison yesterday.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Men film themselves laughing following 'violent rampage' in Dublin city centre

Video footage from one of the attacker’s phones showed the men laughing together after one of their assaults.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 1 April, 2019

Man (21) pleads guilty to drunken 'one punch' assault that killed friend on Halloween night in 2017

Luke O’Reilly died two weeks after being assaulted by Jack Hall Ellis in 2017.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Retired surgeon groped boy's genitals during medical examinations, court hears

Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the thirteen charges of indecent assault.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 21 January, 2019

Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told

The teenager was hit by a car in 1972, and required surgery on his knee. Michael Shine was his consultant during his stay in hospital.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Monday 17 December, 2018

Man sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting daughter (15)

The final 18 months are to be suspended.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 14 December, 2018

Man who fled Ireland and changed identity after driving car into group of friends given six-year sentence

David Marcinkiewicz drove his car into a group of three male friends shortly after instigating a fight with them at a petrol station.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted partner while under investigation for raping her receives four-year sentence

The final 18 months of the sentence were suspended on condition that the man undergo probation supervision.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Friday 23 November, 2018

Man (44) jailed for breaking bones in ex-partner's face and tearing clumps of hair out

The court was told that the “terror and torture” she suffered would be with her forever.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Man who defiled girl he collected from teenage disco in Dublin has sentence cut on appeal

He has been resentenced to two years imprisonment with 12 months post-release supervision.

Dublin man caught storing cocaine in his kitchen and cannabis in wheelie bins

Michael Fulton said he began taking cannabis to assist with back pain and agreed to store the drugs to pay off a debt.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Postmistress left traces of her DNA in car during tiger raid in case she was killed, court hears

Susan Lawlor tied told a court how she was bundled into the backseat of her car before being driven to a field in an unknown location.

# dublin-circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Couple used stolen credit card details to buy hotel stay, sex toys and other items

The defendants spent thousands of euro over a seven-day stay in the capital last December.

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