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# sentence - Friday 22 January, 2021

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

10-year sentence following coercive control trial 'sends a strong message' to other women

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:15 AM 20,439 Views 18 Comments

The woman, who is the man’s former partner, said she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.

# sentence - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,570 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# sentence - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Man who broke Covid-19 laws to steal fuel given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who broke Covid-19 laws to steal fuel given suspended sentence

May 19th 2020, 6:10 AM 25,787 Views 24 Comments

Richard Kiely, who had been driving a ‘181-reg Skoda, had been reselling the fuel to help pay a debt

# sentence - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York

Mar 19th 2020, 6:59 AM 21,632 Views 25 Comments

The former producer has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

# sentence - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife
# SENTENCE RESTORED
# SENTENCE RESTORED

Supreme Court restores 10-year sentence imposed on man who raped wife

Feb 26th 2020, 3:58 PM 19,844 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Peter Charleton said the alteration of the original sentence by the Court of Appeal “did not accord with law”.

# sentence - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Judge tells rapist 'nobody gets credibility from the stock they come from' as she sentences him to 12 years in prison

Jun 6th 2019, 1:09 PM 73,903 Views 55 Comments

Ms Justice Burns said there was a ‘sense of class’ to the rape case before her.

# sentence - Monday 8 April, 2019

Clare man jailed for eight years for stabbing man in the back during row
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Clare man jailed for eight years for stabbing man in the back during row

Apr 8th 2019, 11:42 AM 22,066 Views 19 Comments

Robbie Walsh maintained that he had acted in self-defence on the night and had not brought the knife to the scene.

# sentence - Monday 17 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 17th 2018, 3:05 PM 32,373 Views 24 Comments

The final 18 months are to be suspended.

# sentence - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Judge suggests reform of sentences for elderly people as he jails 78-year-old paedophile
# Jailed
# Jailed

Judge suggests reform of sentences for elderly people as he jails 78-year-old paedophile

Jun 14th 2018, 6:36 PM 25,746 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to 15 counts of sexual assault.

# sentence - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Pub customers 'jeered' at man carrying out robbery with imitation gun, court told
# Sentence
# Sentence

Pub customers 'jeered' at man carrying out robbery with imitation gun, court told

Jun 13th 2018, 6:39 PM 43,012 Views 25 Comments

The customers were described as “robust” and carried out a citizen’s arrest of the man.

# sentence - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison
# Court Or Appeal
# Court Or Appeal

Care worker who uploaded video of sexual assault of resident to Facebook sentenced to year in prison

May 17th 2018, 7:31 PM 20,896 Views 0 Comments

Peter Hilliard had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault at a nursing home in Rathfarnham, Dublin between February 2013 and June 2016.

# sentence - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man stole over €14,000 from employer while waiting to be charged over child pornography offences

May 2nd 2018, 6:20 AM 29,085 Views 36 Comments

The man was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

# sentence - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years
# Prison
# Prison

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2018, 9:30 AM 44,428 Views 67 Comments

The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.

# sentence - Friday 16 March, 2018

Convicted rapist tried to kill man in front of children but failed as shotgun cartridges were damp
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Convicted rapist tried to kill man in front of children but failed as shotgun cartridges were damp

Mar 16th 2018, 9:43 PM 30,721 Views 35 Comments

The man was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

# sentence - Friday 2 March, 2018

Call for urgent review of marital rape sentencing after man has sentence cut
# Courts
# Courts

Call for urgent review of marital rape sentencing after man has sentence cut

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 19,885 Views 20 Comments

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and Women’s AId have both raised queries about the sentence being reduced on appeal.

# sentence - Monday 19 February, 2018

Woman who pleaded guilty to having a gun at Connolly train station walks free after sentencing
# Suspended Sentence
# Suspended Sentence

Woman who pleaded guilty to having a gun at Connolly train station walks free after sentencing

Feb 19th 2018, 6:43 PM 34,441 Views 96 Comments

Nikita Murtagh was sentenced to three years in jail backdated and with the remainder suspended.

# sentence - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'My heart is so full': Victims of US Gymnastics doctor react to 175-year sentence
# Sexual Abuse
# Sexual Abuse

'My heart is so full': Victims of US Gymnastics doctor react to 175-year sentence

Jan 25th 2018, 7:45 AM 13,326 Views 16 Comments

Judge Aquilina cast doubt over Larry Nassar’s apology, telling him ” you still think that somehow you are right”.

# sentence - Monday 15 January, 2018

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who poured boiling water over his partner in front of their children given suspended sentence

Jan 15th 2018, 10:29 PM 31,249 Views 55 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said it was a “despicable” and “cowardly act” but he said he did not believe it merited a jail sentence.

# sentence - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder
# Courts
# Courts

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder

Nov 8th 2017, 8:13 PM 20,861 Views 21 Comments

66-year-old Donal Colgan was convicted today at his second trial for the murder of David Sheridan in August 2014.

# sentence - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years
# Matthew Scully-hicks
# Matthew Scully-hicks

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years

Nov 7th 2017, 5:24 PM 68,891 Views 66 Comments

Matthew Scully-Hicks was yesterday convicted of murdering his 18-month-old daughter Elsie, just two weeks after formally adopting her.

# sentence - Monday 31 July, 2017

Limerick biker found guilty of murdering member of rival motorcycle club
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick biker found guilty of murdering member of rival motorcycle club

Jul 31st 2017, 1:13 PM 23,826 Views 4 Comments

He had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Andrew ‘AOD’ O’Donoghue in 2015.

# sentence - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times
# Laois
# Laois

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

Jun 27th 2017, 8:57 PM 22,861 Views 0 Comments

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Eric Locke appealing life sentence for murdering Sonia Blount

Jun 27th 2017, 5:35 PM 18,143 Views 23 Comments

The Dublin man used a fake Facebook profile to lure his ex-girlfriend to a hotel room.

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man attacked and sexually assaulted his elderly neighbour

Jun 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 16,444 Views 0 Comments

He will be sentenced next week.

# sentence - Thursday 15 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 15th 2017, 8:19 PM 17,115 Views 26 Comments

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

# sentence - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge
# Pornhub
# Pornhub

'Despicable act': Dublin man uploaded video to porn website without woman's knowledge

May 25th 2017, 2:35 PM 36,918 Views 35 Comments

He was deemed suitable for community service work, and so avoided jail.

# sentence - Friday 5 May, 2017

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man who weighed cars with concrete blocks in order to ram designer shops jailed for 5.5 years

May 5th 2017, 3:28 PM 18,737 Views 22 Comments

Aurimas Petraska had pleaded guilty to the theft of €150,000 worth of women’s clothes and Chanel products.

# sentence - Monday 24 April, 2017

Woman who stabbed former partner to death and hid body in back garden jailed for 6 years
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Woman who stabbed former partner to death and hid body in back garden jailed for 6 years

Apr 24th 2017, 3:58 PM 23,326 Views 52 Comments

Monika Matracka was found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

# sentence - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian
# Elor Azaria
# Elor Azaria

Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months for shooting dead injured Palestinian

Feb 21st 2017, 11:51 AM 15,495 Views 99 Comments

A video of the shooting was shared widely online.

# sentence - Friday 17 February, 2017

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal
# Courts
# Courts

Driver who killed mother and injured infant in "micro-sleep" has sentence suspended on appeal

Feb 17th 2017, 3:00 PM 17,567 Views 41 Comments

64-year-old Anthony Handley had pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to causing the death of a 31-year-old to her daughter in January 2014.

# sentence - Thursday 16 February, 2017

No extra jail time for car dealer who sold unsellable clocked car to mother-of-four
# Dublin District Court
# Dublin District Court

No extra jail time for car dealer who sold unsellable clocked car to mother-of-four

Feb 16th 2017, 9:32 PM 33,308 Views 32 Comments

The ex-soldier is already serving a sentence for assaulting his former partner and breaching a barring order.

# sentence - Thursday 19 January, 2017

Convicted killer who ate his own faeces sentenced to community service for attack on garda
# Sentence
# Sentence

Convicted killer who ate his own faeces sentenced to community service for attack on garda

Jan 19th 2017, 6:17 PM 24,969 Views 30 Comments

Mark Bissett’s “bizarre behaviour” happened when he turned violent during a drink and drug fuelled outburst.

# sentence - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

This author's one-sentence novel is the best Irish book of 2016
# Solar Bones
# Solar Bones

This author's one-sentence novel is the best Irish book of 2016

Dec 14th 2016, 10:59 AM 20,098 Views 22 Comments

It has been a massive year for Mike McCormack, and his publishers Tramp Press.

# sentence - Monday 14 November, 2016

Man who stabbed housemate to death jailed for five years
# Sentence
# Sentence

Man who stabbed housemate to death jailed for five years

Nov 14th 2016, 12:53 PM 20,291 Views 46 Comments

The judge acknowledged that the manslaughter conviction had been the correct one as the crime was “clearly not a premeditated killing”.

# sentence - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced
# Abuse
# Abuse

Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced

Oct 6th 2016, 9:58 PM 28,231 Views 11 Comments

The man was found guilty and sentenced to nine years imprisonment in 2015.

# sentence - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Pregnant teen jailed for kicking student in the head loses appeal against sentence
# Three Years
# Three Years

Pregnant teen jailed for kicking student in the head loses appeal against sentence

Oct 4th 2016, 4:56 PM 30,871 Views 85 Comments

The teen was caught on CCTV attacking the Brazilian national.

# sentence - Monday 3 October, 2016

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:21 PM 13,313 Views 18 Comments

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

# sentence - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Man who launched "vicious" knife attack on former partner jailed for 14 years
# Assault
# Assault

Man who launched "vicious" knife attack on former partner jailed for 14 years

Jul 21st 2016, 12:16 PM 12,406 Views 31 Comments

Denis Leahy of Queen Street, Dublin 7 was charged with attempting to murder Rose Kenny.

# sentence - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Man jailed over crash that killed his girlfriend has "unduly severe" sentence cut
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man jailed over crash that killed his girlfriend has "unduly severe" sentence cut

Jun 25th 2016, 6:55 AM 21,990 Views 25 Comments

James O’Donovan pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Rosana Potts and another woman.

# sentence - Monday 13 June, 2016

Cavan man who raped his 16-year-old niece jailed for six and a half years
# Court
# Court

Cavan man who raped his 16-year-old niece jailed for six and a half years

Jun 13th 2016, 5:19 PM 26,176 Views 21 Comments

The woman said her uncle had “degraded and crushed” her instead of protecting her.

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