We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

# Sentencing

Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
Opinion: When it comes to violence against women, we are stuck in a time warp
Trish Long
This month
July 2024
Ivana Bacik: Sentencing in Ireland must be reformed for survivors and victims
Ivana Bacik
This year
Security guard who sexually assaulted teen girl after she shoplifted from Penneys is jailed
Man jailed for life for murder of Tony McDermott, son of Mother and Baby Home campaigner
Maria Arbuckle, a mother and baby home survivor, said her son “will never be forgotten”.
The Explainer: How does sentencing work in Ireland?
Cork woman jailed for two years for stabbing another woman with a screwdriver multiple times
Last year
Why the judge couldn't send Puska to full life in prison in the Ashling Murphy murder trial
Meath woman who defrauded well known Dublin barbershop gets suspended jail sentence
Widow says her husband was her ‘entire world’ as couple sentenced for his death
UK media and politicians call for law change after Lucy Letby refuses to attend sentencing
Man who sexually assaulted nine women given four-and-a-half year sentence
Mother who stabbed baby twice through heart wept on being handed jail term of 20 years minimum
Former south Dublin GP to be sentenced for possession and distribution of explicit child images
Schoolgirl raped in Kerry by two teenagers developed eating disorder after attack, court hears
Victims of serial rapist David Carrick say he was 'a beast' and 'evil'
Man jailed for seven and half years for early morning spree of knife point robberies
Teen who stabbed 16-year-old in Liffey Valley carpark sentenced to three years
All time
Husband of murdered Urantsetseg Tserendorj says it is hard to carry on living after her death
Man who paid woman for access to her children for sexual gratification to be sentenced next week
Youth who stabbed and killed fisherman jailed for three-and-a-half years
Rapist who threatened to cut off ex-partner's fingers receives 10 year sentence
Former soldier Lisa Smith sentenced to 15 months for Islamic State membership
Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years in jail for sex crimes
Sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell facing up to 65 years in prison
Seven accusers write to Ghislaine Maxwell’s sentencing judge
British rapper Dizzee Rascal handed restraining order and curfew for assaulting ex-fiancee
Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill
Professor Kathleen Lynch
Three men found guilty of Kevin Lunney abduction and torture sentenced to between 18 and 30 years
Kevin Lunney: 'My family's anguish is a greater torment to me than the physical pain of the attack'
Opinion: ‘Slap on the wrist’ sentences for domestic violence send a message... the wrong message
Sarah Benson
Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder
Aaron Brady sentenced to minimum of 40 years in prison for the capital murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe
'I fought for him like a lion': Mother of manslaughter victim with genetic disorder says he was picked on all his life
Mark Crawford sentenced to life in prison for cocaine-fuelled murder of man in Limerick pub
Use of suspended sentences for sexual offences decreased over last decade
British teenager to be sentenced for throwing boy off Tate Modern balcony
Teenager who stabbed mother's violent ex-boyfriend to death sentenced to two years in prison
Ireland's first FGM conviction: Father sentenced to 5.5 years, mother sentenced to 4 years and 9 months
Parents convicted of allowing FGM to be carried out on daughter to be sentenced today
Parents convicted of 'extremely serious offence' of FGM to be sentenced next month