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#Jailed

# jailed - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion

She had served 15 years of her sentence, imposed when she was 19 years old.

# jailed - Monday 12 March, 2018

London teen who used acid attacks to steal six motorbikes in two hours jailed for 10 and a half years

He was arrested a few hours later after crashing into the back of a lorry.

Man jailed for sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder

The former civil servant said her life would never be the same again.

# jailed - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Britain First leader and deputy leader jailed for religiously aggravated harassment

The group’s tweets had been retweeted by Donald Trump.

# jailed - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years

John O’Donoghue, aged 38, also distributed illegal images and movies via email.

# jailed - Saturday 24 February, 2018

# jailed - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage

Patrick Dunne (30) brandished an imitation firearm at a shop assistant before being chased out of the shop by the gardaí.

# jailed - Friday 16 February, 2018

Turkey court jails top journalists for life over coup links

They were all convicted of seeking to usurp the constitutional order in Turkey.

'I will regret that night forever': Uncle who raped his niece jailed for four years

He was sentenced to six years with the final two suspended.

# jailed - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man (21) who threatened cafe staff with a syringe during robbery jailed for three years

Rainis Koovit (21) brandished a syringe when attempting to grab a tip jar in Kaph Cafe in Drury Street, Dublin.

# jailed - Friday 9 February, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months

John Doherty pleaded guilty to two counts of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter on dates between January 1996 and April 1998.

# jailed - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nursery worker in England jailed for over 12 years for sexually assaulting three-year-old boy

181 images and videos of child pornography were found on the man’s iPad.

# jailed - Friday 26 January, 2018

Family home of man jailed for exploiting young girls 'was attacked earlier this week'

The court also heard that Horan had Skype conversations with a person claiming to live in Dublin.

# jailed - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor

More than 100 women and girls accused Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse.

# jailed - Friday 19 January, 2018

Garda Detective who sent abusive letters to State solicitor is jailed for three years

Eve Doherty was found guilty of harassing Elizabeth Howlin following a two-week trial last July.

# jailed - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

British man jailed for life for murdering teen and hiding her body in wardrobe

Ashley Foster, 24, will serve at least 26 years for the murder of Megan Bills.

# jailed - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Man promised girlfriend he'd buy non-existent site for house, before gambling away over €22,000

Michael Williams has been jailed for nine months.

# jailed - Friday 15 December, 2017

'He stole a piece of my soul and today I'm here to reclaim it': Child rapist jailed for 18 years

Peter Sharkey admitted to three counts of indecent assault, six counts of sexual assault and one count of rape.

Man jailed for nine years for 'reprehensible' sexual abuse of partner's two sons

The offending came to light after the older victim suspected that the man may be abusing his younger brother also.

# jailed - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub

The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.

# jailed - Friday 1 December, 2017

Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months

He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened.

# jailed - Friday 17 November, 2017

Burglar gets two years after whereabouts pinpointed with locator app on mobile

The court heard the man had been in prison since he was 18.

# jailed - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years

He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.

# jailed - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Two men sentenced to life imprisonment in India after raping 10-year-old who gave birth

The girl, who cannot be named, gave birth in August after a court reject her family’s plea for an abortion.

# jailed - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'It had a devastating impact': Two jailed for acid attack outside London grocery store

One of the victims lost 20% of his vision as a result of his injuries.

# jailed - Monday 2 October, 2017

'Vast majority' of 1,200 Irish locked up abroad are in the UK

However, the Department says that the supports available to those people vary.

# jailed - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event

A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.

# jailed - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Manchester father (26) sentenced to life after murdering 8-month-old son at their home

The child’s mother was found guilty of causing or allowing his death and attempting to pervert the course of justice.

# jailed - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Eleven members of Traveller family convicted of modern day slavery jailed in England

They were all found guilty earlier this year.

# jailed - Thursday 24 August, 2017

London woman sentenced to 10 years for making series of false rape accusations

Jemma Beale’s accusations led to one man being jailed for seven years.

# jailed - Saturday 12 August, 2017

London man who pulled out a handgun during 'insignificant traffic dispute' jailed

The incident occurred at Croyland Road in Edmonton at about 5.45pm on Sunday 23 April.

# jailed - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences

He was also handed a 15 year notification order.

# jailed - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning

The 59-year-old duped teenagers and woman into believing he worked for the Ministry of Defence.

# jailed - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Man who attacked 'good Samaritan' with a jagged beer can jailed for 12 months

John McDermott attacked Russ Hogan after he caught him observing him watching a woman take money from an ATM.

# jailed - Friday 9 June, 2017

Lawyers for Serial's Adnan Syed have made it to court in a bid to secure his freedom

He has spent the last 18 years behind bars.

# jailed - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws

New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.

# jailed - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

# jailed - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Manchester man who tried to trap neighbours in flat and burn it down jailed for over eight years Row

# jailed - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook

The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.

Bank worker jailed after lodging over 140k into her and family's accounts

Alice Warnock was jailed for 12 months.