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#Jail

# jail - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Marseille fan jailed, 11 more described as 'imbeciles'
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Marseille fan jailed, 11 more described as 'imbeciles'

Wed 11:36 PM 5,367 Views 0 Comments

Hundreds of angry supporters broke into the club’s training ground late last month.

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Wed 7:08 AM 16,925 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

# jail - Monday 25 January, 2021

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland

Jan 25th 2021, 4:33 PM 33,635 Views 19 Comments

Alyvydus Simkus received a three-and-a-half-year sentence in court today.

# jail - Sunday 4 October, 2020

From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'
# Rise
From The42
# Rise

From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'

Oct 4th 2020, 10:00 AM 60,061 Views 8 Comments

Former Ireland international Susan Heapes on overcoming the challenges of her upbringing to become a footballer.

# jail - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Man (29) jailed after asking teenage boys to send him naked pictures over social media
# Courts
# Courts

Man (29) jailed after asking teenage boys to send him naked pictures over social media

Jun 16th 2020, 3:14 PM 20,739 Views 0 Comments

The judge suspended three-and-a-half years of his sentence due to underlying problems.

# jail - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Man who destroyed evidence in garda station and urinated in cell jailed
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who destroyed evidence in garda station and urinated in cell jailed

May 6th 2020, 3:04 PM 30,688 Views 0 Comments

Rhys Moran (24) was jailed for four years.

# jail - Friday 14 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 4:57 PM 28,226 Views 26 Comments

The incident took place on 4 August 2018.

# jail - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Man who threatened to kill neighbours while on the run from prison jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who threatened to kill neighbours while on the run from prison jailed for four years

Feb 13th 2020, 4:52 PM 25,197 Views 21 Comments

The 21-year-old had absconded from a Wicklow prison when he carried out the offence.

# jail - Monday 20 January, 2020

Man who fraudulently claimed over €225,000 in social welfare admits to falsely claiming a further €18,000
# Jail
# Jail

Man who fraudulently claimed over €225,000 in social welfare admits to falsely claiming a further €18,000

Jan 20th 2020, 10:30 PM 61,817 Views 48 Comments

Leendert Stolk fraudulently used a school stamp while claiming child benefit for his two children between 2011 and 2018, a court heard today.

# jail - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed

Jan 14th 2020, 6:45 AM 36,665 Views 0 Comments

The 29-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty.

# jail - Friday 10 January, 2020

Woman who posed as a boy to sexually assault teenage girls is jailed for eight years
# England
# England

Woman who posed as a boy to sexually assault teenage girls is jailed for eight years

Jan 10th 2020, 5:43 PM 50,662 Views 40 Comments

The woman concealed her hair beneath a baseball cap and baggy clothes.

# jail - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Man jailed for 12 years for raping his 16-year-old foster daughter
# Foster Care
# Foster Care

Man jailed for 12 years for raping his 16-year-old foster daughter

Nov 13th 2019, 2:19 PM 18,792 Views 0 Comments

The conviction followed a trial at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin last July.

# jail - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Teenager who murdered his girlfriend after she dumped him is sentenced to life in UK court
# Murder
# Murder

Teenager who murdered his girlfriend after she dumped him is sentenced to life in UK court

Nov 9th 2019, 3:22 PM 49,252 Views 0 Comments

He returned to school after the murder and the girl’s father discovered her four hours later.

# jail - Friday 8 November, 2019

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling
# CURITIBA
# CURITIBA

Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling

Nov 8th 2019, 9:28 PM 9,086 Views 6 Comments

Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.

# jail - Monday 29 July, 2019

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge
# Cork
# Cork

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge

Jul 29th 2019, 7:21 PM 30,128 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.

# jail - Friday 5 July, 2019

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach

Jul 5th 2019, 9:15 PM 34,695 Views 48 Comments

Joyce Conlon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

# jail - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Man who was cleared of murdering former soldier is jailed for stabbing another man on same night
# Gary Watson
# Gary Watson

Man who was cleared of murdering former soldier is jailed for stabbing another man on same night

May 16th 2019, 1:10 PM 17,140 Views 0 Comments

Gary Watson was convicted by a jury last February.

# jail - Friday 8 March, 2019

Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison
# Paul Manafort
# Paul Manafort

Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison

Mar 8th 2019, 7:23 AM 12,930 Views 0 Comments

Paul Manafort was jailed for tax crimes and bank fraud.

# jail - Friday 2 November, 2018

Man who slashed Luas passenger in the face with a flick knife jailed for 5 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who slashed Luas passenger in the face with a flick knife jailed for 5 years

Nov 2nd 2018, 8:59 PM 30,941 Views 42 Comments

The Judge said it was ironic that the 28-year-old man’s actions were a “warped manifestation” of his devotion to his family.

# jail - Friday 7 September, 2018

Many prisoners on Spike Island may have been from 'black spots of disadvantage'
# Cork
# Cork

Many prisoners on Spike Island may have been from 'black spots of disadvantage'

Sep 7th 2018, 6:01 AM 13,370 Views 8 Comments

Spike Island initially became a convict depot in 1847.

# jail - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates
# Pastoral Care
# Pastoral Care

Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates

Jul 29th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,827 Views 49 Comments

There are vacancies in a number of prisons including Mountjoy.

# jail - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years

Jul 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 12,956 Views 7 Comments

On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.

# jail - Friday 13 July, 2018

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower
# Met Police
# Met Police

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower

Jul 13th 2018, 10:30 PM 27,154 Views 74 Comments

The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.

# jail - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people
# Banged Up
# Banged Up

Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people

Jun 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 9,813 Views 27 Comments

A High Court judge called for the Irish Penal Reform Trust to take a look at the matter.

# jail - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far

Jun 20th 2018, 8:20 PM 26,548 Views 36 Comments

David Drumm has became the fourth person to be jailed over his role in a bank fraud scheme 10 years ago.

# jail - Friday 8 June, 2018

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year
# Court Fines
# Court Fines

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year

Jun 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,033 Views 24 Comments

The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.

# jail - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women
# Hunting Knife
# Hunting Knife

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

May 17th 2018, 8:30 PM 22,150 Views 0 Comments

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

# jail - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown
# Courts
# Courts

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

May 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 25,008 Views 0 Comments

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

# jail - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day
# USA
# USA

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day

May 2nd 2018, 5:53 PM 21,690 Views 0 Comments

Markiko Sonnie Lewis allegedly robbed the bank in Cleveland, Ohio on his first full day of freedom while on parole for the earlier crime.

# jail - 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 27,727 Views 12 Comments

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

# jail - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

Apr 10th 2018, 8:26 AM 12,476 Views 20 Comments

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

# jail - Friday 6 April, 2018

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption
# Jailed
# Jailed

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

Apr 6th 2018, 12:47 PM 14,157 Views 24 Comments

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

# jail - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Bollywood superstar jailed for five years for killing endangered antelopes 20 years ago
# Salman Khan
# Salman Khan

Bollywood superstar jailed for five years for killing endangered antelopes 20 years ago

Apr 5th 2018, 10:24 AM 22,761 Views 15 Comments

Bad boy actor Salman Khan had earlier been found guilty of killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago.

# jail - Monday 2 April, 2018

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 17,767 Views 7 Comments

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

# jail - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed
# Accountability
# Accountability

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed

Feb 13th 2018, 7:56 PM 9,145 Views 28 Comments

The Sinn Féin Bill carries a possible penalty of five years in jail for the offence.

Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers
# Israel
# Israel

Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers

Feb 13th 2018, 11:11 AM 43,620 Views 0 Comments

A video showing the incident went viral in December.

# jail - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims
# Chris Parker
# Chris Parker

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Jan 30th 2018, 8:25 PM 22,835 Views 30 Comments

Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.

# jail - Friday 29 December, 2017

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail
# Oskar Groening
# Oskar Groening

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail

Dec 29th 2017, 1:35 PM 16,871 Views 66 Comments

In 2015, Oskar Groening was found guilty of being an accessory to the murders of 300,000 people.

# jail - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison
# ARTHUR COLLINS
# ARTHUR COLLINS

Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison

Dec 27th 2017, 4:26 PM 13,325 Views 10 Comments

He will be sentenced in relation to the prohibited item on a later date.

# jail - Friday 22 December, 2017

142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas
# Irish Prison Service
# Irish Prison Service

142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:13 PM 8,372 Views 20 Comments

Many of the prisoners being released are nearing the end of their sentences.

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