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# sentenced - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb

62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.

# sentenced - Friday 10 February, 2017

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery

Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.

# sentenced - Friday 13 January, 2017

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years

The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.

# sentenced - Monday 3 October, 2016

Corkman facing 12 years in Philippines jail says drugs were planted on him in airport

Éanna Ó Cochláin and his family say they have received no support from Irish authorities.

# sentenced - Thursday 28 July, 2016

'Violent, evil' Limerick man sentenced to five years for robbing tourist at knifepoint on St Patrick's Day

The man has a previous conviction for role in the shooting of a man in 2006.

# sentenced - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Man who sexually assaulted student while viewing room loses appeal

The court heard that on the way out of the apartment, the man pulled a hair from the student’s head and put it in his wallet.

# sentenced - Friday 12 February, 2016

Sentencing of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy put off until 26 February

The high-profile republican was convicted of tax offences in December of last year.

# sentenced - Monday 8 February, 2016

Man sentenced to 10 years for multiple rape of teenage cousin

The abuse began when the boy was 14 and continued until he was 18.

# sentenced - Friday 29 January, 2016

Daughter held captive for 30 years speaks out against cult leader father sentenced to prison today

Aravindan Balakrishnan was convicted in December of rape, indecent assault, false imprisonment and cruelty to a child.

# sentenced - Friday 15 January, 2016

'I keep saying, why did it happen?': Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece

In her victim impact report the now adult woman said her plans for her life changed as a result of the abuse.

# sentenced - Thursday 24 December, 2015

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women

The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.

# sentenced - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months

The man had originally been sentenced to 30 months in prison for brandishing a fake gun and demanding air time.

# sentenced - Monday 14 December, 2015

Man who 'stole his daughter's innocence' by sexually abusing her sentenced to seven years

The man said he thought about it everyday and would turn back time if he could.

# sentenced - 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.

# sentenced - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Man jailed for pointing replica gun at garda's head to "terrify" him

The man threatened to shoot the officer.

# sentenced - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Saved By The Bell's 'Screech' sentenced to 4 months in jail over a pub stabbing

He is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.

# sentenced - 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.

# sentenced - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Murdered man who chose to live rough in Phoenix Park was suffering from an untreated illness

A 29-year-old homeless man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Gerard Donnelly.

# sentenced - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Pensioner jailed for two years for sexually abusing his sister-in-law

The judge said that it was the maximum term she was able to impose.

# sentenced - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Woman who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years Pothead Princess This post contains videos

Woman who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' before killing two friends in car crash gets 24 years

Kayla Mendoza drove the wrong way down a motorway at 154 km/h.

# sentenced - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# sentenced - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Man who attacked women for gold had pics on his phone linking him to the crimes

He would sit on public transport assessing his target and what jewellery they were wearing and attack them a short time after.

# sentenced - 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.

# sentenced - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

Man who set dog on fire to be sentenced today

The dog had to be put down after vets concluded he would not fully recover.

# sentenced - Friday 26 September, 2014

Man jailed for eight months for spying on woman with police camera

The PSNI said it is carrying out an internal review into the use of CCTV by staff and officers to try to ensure this never happens again.

# sentenced - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

Abu Ghaith was the highest-ranking al-Qaida figure to face trial on US soil since the attacks.

# sentenced - Sunday 14 September, 2014

North Korea sentences American man to six years of hard labour

Matthew Miller was arrested in April after he allegedly ripped up his visa and demanded asylum in North Korea.

# sentenced - Friday 11 July, 2014

Calls for sentencing guidelines after two-year sentence for GAA figure guilty of sexual assault

The man was found guilty of sexually assaulting two teenagers.

# sentenced - Friday 2 May, 2014

Max Clifford sentenced to 8 years in prison

Clifford was found guilty of eight charges of indecent assault.

# sentenced - Monday 7 April, 2014

Sentencing deferred in case of Cork mother who smothered son

Diane Ward attempted to take her own life the night she smothered her 8-year-old son Anthony with a pillow.

# sentenced - Monday 24 March, 2014

Sentencing delayed in case of Cork mother who killed son

Justice Paul Carney allowed the delay of two weeks.

# sentenced - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Woman who shot dead Irish boyfriend jailed for one year

Wendy Hanks shot Darren William Haverty in Florida last August.

# sentenced - Monday 3 March, 2014

Man given two life sentences for rape of two children in Athlone

The families of the two children cried as the verdicts were handed down, and the fathers of the victims hugged each other outside the courtroom.

# sentenced - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne sentenced to 12 years in jail for fraud and theft

The former solicitor was found guilty of 50 charges in the State’s largest-ever fraud trial last month.

# sentenced - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Liam Adams ‘laughs with prison guards’ as he is sentenced to 16 years in prison

The brother of the Sinn Féin leader was also given two years on probation upon his release.

# sentenced - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

The 25-year-old soldier was also dishonourably discharged from the US Army.

# sentenced - Monday 22 July, 2013

Dubai pardons alleged rape victim who was sentenced to 16 months in prison

The Norwegian woman was convicted of having sex outside marriage after she reported an alleged rape by a co-worker.

# sentenced - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Accused in Tia Sharp murder sentenced to 38 years in prison

Stuart Hazell unexpectedly changed his plea to guilty yesterday, admitting to killing the 12-year-old before stuffing her body in an attic.

# sentenced - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Father facing lifelong 'hatred' in UK over child fire deaths

Mick Philpott and his wife Mairead will be sentenced tomorrow.