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#false imprisonment

# false-imprisonment - Friday 15 February, 2019

Man who broke into a terminally ill woman's home and repeatedly beat her son to be sentenced for false imprisonment

Graham Stafford broke into the home believing one of the family owed him €3,000.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Video analyst says he can't rule out that CCTV was paused on day of €2.28m robbery, court hears

Four men have pleaded not guilty to the false imprisonment of the Richardson family at their Raheny home in 2005.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 23 March, 2018

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting and falsely imprisoning women

When one of the women ran away he caught her and began punching her repeatedly.

# false-imprisonment - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

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

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

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Irish Rail appeals after passenger granted €16k in damages for false imprisonment

The Circuit Civil Court ruled last week in favour of Sarah Doupe over an incident that happened in 2013.

# false-imprisonment - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Irish Rail ordered to pay €16,000 for false imprisonment of passenger

The payment was in relation to an incident that took place at Pearse Station in 2013.

# false-imprisonment - Monday 4 December, 2017

Jobstown teen cleared of false imprisonment of Joan Burton on appeal

Jason Lester, now aged 18, had been convicted of false imprisonment of the former Labour leader and one of her assistants in the Children’s Court.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 30 June, 2017

'People have risen and won't be put back in their box': Jobstown supporters hail a political victory

Dozens of supporters celebrated with Paul Murphy and others, assured that their right to protest has been protected.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Jobstown protest: TD Paul Murphy and 5 others found not guilty

The six men were accused of falsely imprisoning former Tánaiste Joan Burton and her adviser Karen O’Connell in 2014.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 22 June, 2017

A 'peaceful protester' could be facing a life sentence if found guilty, Jobstown trial hears

Closing statements were made by counsel for some of the accused in the Jobstown trial today.

# false-imprisonment - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Four directors prosecuted for 'culture of abuse' at UK care centres

People with significant learning disabilities were detained in seclusion rooms which had no heating or toilet facilities.

# false-imprisonment - Monday 29 May, 2017

# false-imprisonment - Friday 19 May, 2017

Superintendent denies being 'part of conspiracy to pervert course of justice', trial hears

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy and six other men are charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton and her advisor.

# false-imprisonment - Monday 15 May, 2017

Jury told Jobstown protesters shouted at Paul Murphy to 'mind his own business'

Garda Inspector Derek Maguire was giving evidence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

# false-imprisonment - Monday 8 May, 2017

'Will we let her go or hold onto her for the night?': Jobstown trial hears evidence from gardaí

“The protesters called us rats,” one garda told the trial today.

# false-imprisonment - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Joan Burton told being called a c**t at a protest should be 'water off a duck's back', court hears

This is day three of the Jobstown false imprisonment trial.

# false-imprisonment - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Paul Murphy 'plainly involved' in restricting Joan Burton's liberty, trial told

Murphy and six other accused have all entered not guilty pleas.

# false-imprisonment - Monday 24 April, 2017

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 14 April, 2017

Two men due in court over robbery and false imprisonment in Finglas

The men were arrested yesterday and were held by gardaí overnight.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man held in van after being robbed while walking home from work in Dublin

Gardaí found the man when they stopped and searched a van on main street in Finglas at around 1.40 this morning.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 31 March, 2017

Paul Murphy promises he won't talk about his upcoming trial at Jobstown protest rallies

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy is one of seven people charged with falsely imprisoning Joan Burton.

# false-imprisonment - Monday 27 March, 2017

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor pleads guilty to false imprisonment and threatening to kill a man

Jonathan Dowdall and his father will be sentenced on 28 April.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Girl feared she'd be raped after two 17-year-olds bundled her into car

The judge described the CCTV evidence as “chilling” in court.

# false-imprisonment - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Schoolgirl who was forced into car 'thought she was going to be raped'

The car was stopped on the M1.

# false-imprisonment - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Five people are up in court in Meath today in a suspected case of slavery

The extensive operation was launched after gardaí received reports of people being falsely imprisoned at a house in Navan.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Man arrested in connection with false imprisonment of teenager

He has since been released and a file prepared for the DPP.

# false-imprisonment - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Former Sinn Féin councillor and father charged with falsely imprisoning, assaulting and threatening to kill man

Each of the three charges against Jonathan Dowdall (39) and Patrick Dowdall (59) are alleged to have taken place in Dublin in January 2015.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 8 July, 2016

Man jailed after stealing car from garage forecourt with teenager in the backseat

Sean Dowdall has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years for car theft and false imprisonment.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 2 June, 2016

The 5 at 5: Thursday

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Man to appear in court charged with the alleged false imprisonment of two women

A 32-year-old male is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this afternoon.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Three men due in court over assault where man's feet were nailed to ground

The assault on a man in his 50s took place last September.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 31 March, 2016

There were 25% more kidnappings in Ireland last year, but what does it mean?

Not all kidnappings involve hostages or demands for money.

# false-imprisonment - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Four people have been arrested for false imprisonment

Three of the group are still being held in custody in Wexford.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 5 February, 2016

Wheelchair-user awarded €132,000 after court finds gardaí falsely imprisoned her

The jury found gardaí had trespassed and falsely imprisoned her in her home while questioning her about a missing iphone.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 4 December, 2015

Irish woman who lived in a London cult for decades still supports the convicted leader

Josephine Herivel still calls the man her teacher and leader.

Man who kept Irish woman and two others as 'slaves' found guilty of false imprisonment and rape

He was also found guilty of child cruelty and sexual offences spanning more than 30 years.

# false-imprisonment - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Mother charged after allegedly locking her four children in a basement for 12 hours

She now faces charges of false imprisonment.

# false-imprisonment - Friday 4 July, 2014

Parents of autistic boy arrested for locking him in a metal cage

Officers searched the house after an anonymous tipster called Orange County Child Protective Services.

# false-imprisonment - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Three charged with attempted murder after man found naked and beaten in bin

Those charged are two 26-year-old men and a 20-year-old woman. Another person has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

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