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#Sentencing

# sentencing - Friday 12 July, 2019

Pregnant woman who led gardaí on high-speed chase with children in car to be sentenced

Judge Patricia Ryan adjourned the case for sentencing in October.

# sentencing - Friday 5 July, 2019

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach

Joyce Conlon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

# sentencing - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Man with 56 convictions sentenced to four years in prison, two suspended, for dragging woman from car

He was found guilty of assault causing harm and engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour.

# sentencing - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing

The two teengers are to be sentenced in four weeks’ time.

# sentencing - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Man who previously knocked down and killed French tourists jailed for driving at garda

John Cash received a three and a half year sentence.

# sentencing - Monday 25 February, 2019

Retired surgeon Michael Shine sentenced to four years in jail for sexual abuse of patients

One victim called it a “good day for me and for all victims of abuse”.

# sentencing - Friday 8 February, 2019

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

# sentencing - Monday 21 January, 2019

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

# sentencing - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?

‘It is essential, for victims of crime and for society in general, that coherent sentencing policy is developed’, writes Ivana Bacik.

# sentencing - Monday 19 November, 2018

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

# sentencing - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Man who defiled girl he collected from teenage disco in Dublin has sentence cut on appeal

He has been resentenced to two years imprisonment with 12 months post-release supervision.

# sentencing - Monday 22 October, 2018

86-year-old man given suspended sentence for rape and repeated child sexual abuse

Justice Michael White said that if Kiernan was a younger man the court would be imposed a serious custodial sentence.

# sentencing - Monday 30 July, 2018

Two organised crime ‘foot soldiers’ jailed for ‘shambolic’ plan to murder man

Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne were sentenced to 12 years each.

# sentencing - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# sentencing - Thursday 21 June, 2018

James Quinn jailed for 22 years in Spain for Gary Hutch murder

The judge described the 2015 murder as “execrable”.

# sentencing - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Judges to get new sentencing guidelines after Sinn Féin deal with government

It is hoped that the bill will be at committee stage before the end of the current Dáil term.

# sentencing - Friday 27 April, 2018

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

# sentencing - 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.

# sentencing - Friday 2 March, 2018

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

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

# sentencing - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Gardaí are not treated as victims': Man avoids jail after kicking garda who was unconscious on ground

The GRA says there is no comparable occupation where employees are likely to suffer such a debilitating range of injuries while doing their normal duties.

# sentencing - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Ex-partner of reality star jailed for 20 years following acid attack outside London nightclub

Arthur Collins had been found guilty of 14 counts of assault.

# sentencing - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries is set to be sentenced for the defilement of a child this morning

The former high-profile sports journalist pleaded guilty to four counts of grooming and two counts of defilement of a child.

# sentencing - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Romanian man who blackmailed Tyrone teenager who took his own life sentenced to 4 years

Iulian Enache (31) pleaded guilty to blackmailing Ronan Hughes in a Romanian court last week.

# sentencing - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Actor who played Zumo Bishop on Fair City to be sentenced for assaulting his partner

He pleaded guilty to attacking his partner.

# sentencing - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

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

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

# sentencing - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict

Kosovan national Vesel Jahiri was convicted of Anna’s murder at the Central Criminal Court this afternoon.

# sentencing - Monday 3 April, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie

Another man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter has had his sentencing adjourned.

# sentencing - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail

The man is set to be sentenced for sexually assaulting the woman.

# sentencing - Monday 20 February, 2017

'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence

“He will never come back from the ground and she will be out in three years.”

# sentencing - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Salesman faces jail over professional shoplifting scheme

He said he began the shoplifting enterprise because had built up heavy debt.

# sentencing - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty

“I think it’s a bad idea,” said the judge presiding over the case.

# sentencing - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail

John McDonald had asked in 2012 to be given a chance to repay the victim but later fled the country.

# sentencing - Monday 19 December, 2016

'I will never forgive my mam': Rape victim says family has been torn apart

“He just acted like a normal loving father, when he was far from that,” the 24-year-old told the court.

# sentencing - Friday 16 December, 2016

GP Bernadette Scully found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter

The jury returned the unanimous verdict after deliberating for four hours.

# sentencing - Friday 28 October, 2016

Woman pleaded with burglars to help resuscitate her brother, court hears

The 62-year old bachelor collapsed and died of a heart attack as he watched the two defendants ransacking his cottage in Doon, Co Limerick.

# sentencing - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lounge boy lost two front teeth after being glassed in a nightclub

Silviu Voivod (31) of Little Pace, Clonee, Co Meath, pled guilty to the attack.

# sentencing - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Man sentenced to five years in jail for harassing a garda on the internet

The judge said he was imposing the sentence “to send out a message to any other that thinks of spreading information that is grossly defamatory”.

# sentencing - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays

Laura Pennick pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

# sentencing - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison

The judge said that the claims “were not supported by anything concrete”

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.

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