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# jailed - Friday 13 November, 2015

Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence

The 32-year-old man is looking to appeal his sentence, arguing that he co-operated fully with the investigation.

# jailed - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Woman in prosthetic penis case jailed for eight years

Gayle Newland denied strapping bandages to her chest and wearing a woollen hat to disguise herself.

# jailed - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Man caught cycling with stolen phone box under his jacket is jailed for three years

Judge Martin Nolan said Austin Byrne (38) was either a “very incompetent or very unlucky” burglar.

# jailed - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Judge brands man (67) who kissed teenager without consent "nuisance to society"

The girl later told gardaí that a passerby did nothing to help as the man kissed her repeatedly on her face.

# jailed - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum

The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.

# jailed - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Man who tried to rape woman after climbing drainpipe sentenced to six years

The 33-year-old has been convicted of attempted rape and indecent assault.

# jailed - Friday 4 September, 2015

# jailed - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times

It is unclear how many of the pregnancies were carried to full term.

# jailed - Friday 7 August, 2015

Irishman held for two years in Gran Canaria without charge

Kenneth Coalter was arrested after two people whose boat he had repaired were arrested for drug trafficking.

# jailed - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Half of the people imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for not paying fines

People are released after very short periods but are left with a prison record.

# jailed - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Man who was "ready for jihad" sobs "I am an American" as he is jailed

The man had bought a one-way ticket to join ISIS.

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower

Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.

# jailed - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Romanian national falsely claimed social welfare 463 times

The 32-year-old stole at least €85,000 from the State, and has been jailed for three years.

# jailed - Friday 3 July, 2015

Man jailed for assaulting brothers after calling one of them a "culchie"

He asked one of the brothers “What are you looking at?” before punching him in the face.

# jailed - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Married couple jailed after stealing over €64,000 from elderly neighbour

They fraudulently cashed cheques, used a credit card in his name and withdrew cash from his bank account.

# jailed - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Woman jailed for stealing €57,000 to pay for her father's kidney transplant

She will spend almost two years in prison.

# jailed - Monday 15 June, 2015

Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer

The woman told the court that the children were all stillborn.

# jailed - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly

The men were sentenced to between 8 and 13 months in jail in the southwestern city of Perth, Australia.

# jailed - Monday 20 April, 2015

Belly dancer jailed for six months - because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag

The dancer, known as Safinaz, was fined E£15,000 (€1,800) but has been released on bail pending an appeal.

# jailed - Friday 10 April, 2015

Boy, 13, jailed for life for stabbing Irish man to death

Corkman Christopher Barry died after being stabbed twice in London.

# jailed - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

# jailed - Friday 13 March, 2015

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

# jailed - Monday 9 March, 2015

Here's why the water protesters were freed from prison...

Their lawyers appealed on the basis of problems with a ‘committal warrant’. But what was the basis of the argument?

# jailed - Friday 23 January, 2015

Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for "gay propaganda"

Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.

# jailed - Friday 9 January, 2015

British preacher Abu Hamza sentenced to life in prison

The hook-handed imam, blind in one eye and a double-hand amputee, was a tabloid bogeyman in Britain after the 9/11 attacks for preaching vitriolic, anti-American sermons.

# jailed - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Man sent to jail... for buying and eating three tigers

He bought the tigers for “a huge amount of money”, Chinese media says.

# jailed - Friday 12 December, 2014

Burglar jailed after pensioner dies from heart attack during robbery

72-year-old Bertie Acheson died at his home in Coleraine.

# jailed - Monday 24 November, 2014

Taxi-driver who tried to rape Irishwoman in Dubai to serve three years

The man, a Bangladeshi national, had threatened to kill the woman if she told police about the incident.

# jailed - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Captain of Korean ferry that killed over 300 escapes death penalty but sentenced to 36 years in prison

A three-judge panel said prosecutors failed to prove Lee Jun-Seok had acted intentionally.

# jailed - Friday 10 October, 2014

Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight

The mother of Eoghan and Ruairí will speak to Ryan Tubridy about her sons’ tragic deaths.

# jailed - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Who is Breifne O'Brien? Corkman, charlatan, Celtic Tiger conman...

Find out more about the man who encapsulated the Celtic Tiger with his fall from grace.

# jailed - Thursday 2 October, 2014

"Charmer" who knowingly infected woman with HIV is jailed for 12 years

This was his second time being jailed for a similar crime.

# jailed - Monday 28 July, 2014

Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment

A former Fianna Fáil colleague of jailed Ivor Callely has been speaking today.

# jailed - Friday 9 May, 2014

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner

Two other prison officers at Mountjoy had boiling water thrown at them in the past week.

# jailed - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Man jailed for 4 months after stealing kitten to give to his mother at Christmas

The man had told his mother that he bought the cat from a local pet shop.

# jailed - Friday 14 March, 2014

From The42 Uli Hoeness says he won't appeal tax fraud verdict, will go to jail Jailed

Uli Hoeness says he won't appeal tax fraud verdict, will go to jail

Hoeness has also stepped down as Bayern Munich president.

# jailed - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From The42 Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness jailed for three and a half years Jailed

Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness jailed for three and a half years

The European champions’ president is guilty of tax evasion.

# jailed - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The42 Birmingham owner Yeung jailed for six years Trouble

Birmingham owner Yeung jailed for six years

Judge Douglas Yau said the sentence sent a strong message against white-collar crime in the southern Chinese city.

# jailed - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Woman who shot dead Irish boyfriend jailed for one year

Wendy Hanks shot Darren William Haverty in Florida last August.

# jailed - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The42 Former Romania international Popescu jailed for three years Jailed

Former Romania international Popescu jailed for three years

The former Tottenham and Barcelona defender was found guilty of money laundering and tax evasion in relation to 12 transfers.