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#Sentencing

# sentencing - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Director who stole €116,000 from Hep C support group says she has 'nothing to show for it'

Bernadette Warnock has been given the chance to raise compensation – but she still may face jail.

# sentencing - Friday 26 February, 2016

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence

The high-profile republican was convicted of various tax offences at the Special Criminal Court last December.

# sentencing - Saturday 20 February, 2016

US prisoner freed after 43 years in solitary confinement

Human rights organisations had condemned the sentencing of Albert Woodfox.

# sentencing - Friday 15 January, 2016

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs

A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.

# sentencing - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Kerry man convicted of intimidating sex worker to be held in prison over Christmas

The 40-year-old sent the woman threatening text messages and said he would contact her family.

# sentencing - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction

His case has been postponed until April 2016.

# sentencing - Monday 7 December, 2015

Man behind worst car crash in history of State to spend four years in jail

Shaun Kelly has been sentenced to eight years in prison with the final four suspended.

Doctor and his wife who kept man as a slave jailed for 12 years

They called the man a “parasite” and made him be their “house boy”.

# sentencing - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home

Alan Hanley received concurrent sentences for three counts of rape, a more serious attack than which would be ‘hard to envisage’ according to judge Deirdre Murphy.

# sentencing - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece

The man claimed his grandniece asked him to pay her for sex.

# sentencing - Monday 5 October, 2015

Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party

Andrew Durran is due to be sentenced next month.

# sentencing - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Karen Buckley's killer sentenced to minimum of 23 years in prison for her murder

Her parents said: “Today’s life sentence will not bring our beautiful Karen back.”

# sentencing - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Karen Buckley killer's sentencing to be broadcast live on TV

Sky News will show the hearing.

# sentencing - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man to face jail after being caught with "Aladdin's cave" of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms

A customs officer carrying out a random spot check at a storage facility in Dublin almost two years ago smelled cannabis.

# sentencing - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.

# sentencing - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction

There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

# sentencing - Friday 27 March, 2015

How long will Graham Dwyer be in prison for?

In murder trials in Ireland, there is an automatic life sentence applied on a guilty finding.

# sentencing - 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.

# sentencing - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Seven people sentenced in £1.5m mortgage fraud case

A business man, members of his family and his solicitor were all involved in the scam.

# sentencing - Monday 27 October, 2014

Prosecutors to appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentencing

The next step is to file papers in court

# sentencing - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

From The42 Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016 Ruled Out

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend

Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.

# sentencing - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's family rejected "blood money" from Pistorius

His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.

# sentencing - Friday 12 September, 2014

Here's how long Oscar Pistorius's prison sentence could be

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

# sentencing - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Anthony Lyons to spend 18 months in prison

Lyons had been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in Dublin in 2010.

# sentencing - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

More people who say they were abused by Rolf Harris have come forward

Rolf Harris is due to be sentenced on Friday after being found guilty of 12 counts of indecent assault.

# sentencing - Friday 20 June, 2014

Niall Collins admits that asking a judge not to jail a drug dealer was 'a mistake'

Meanwhile, his party leader Micheál Martin says that the Limerick TD’s position IS tenable.

# sentencing - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: Would stricter guidelines for trial judges encourage more consistent sentencing?

The current Anthony Lyons case has highlighted the problem of uniformity regarding criminal sanctions. Is there a way to improve consistency and fairness of sentencing?

# sentencing - Friday 2 May, 2014

Max Clifford to be told today if he's going to jail over sexual assaults

The PR guru was found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault.

# sentencing - Monday 28 April, 2014

Anglo pair in court to face sentencing for illegal loan scheme

Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan will find out today if they are to face a jail term.

# sentencing - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Anglo pair could each face five years in prison for each offence

The charges carry a penalty of up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to €30,000 per offence.

# sentencing - 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.

# sentencing - Monday 3 March, 2014

Groups say 'justice was delivered' in Athlone rape case ruling

The Rape Crisis Centre say that the children received support ‘immediately’ and so ‘recovery is now possible’.

# sentencing - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The42 France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow Sentencing

France scrum-half Morgan Parra to learn Six Nations fate tomorrow

The Clermont number nine attended a disciplinary hearing in Paris this morning.

# sentencing - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Why do the Irish courts not care about women?

Our courts seem to have affected an uncaring view towards violent and sexual crimes against women – allowing offenders to escape jail sentences by simply giving their victims a payoff. It is horrific and unacceptable.

# sentencing - Sunday 29 December, 2013

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death

The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died this day last year, nearly two weeks after being attacked by a gang of men on a moving bus in Dehli.

# sentencing - Monday 2 December, 2013

Thomas Byrne to be sentenced this afternoon

The 47-year-old was found guilty in the State’s biggest fraud trial last month.

# sentencing - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Man sentenced to seven years for attacking police officer with knife

Speaking today after an earlier court hearing, the injured officer said, “I believe this was a fair sentence for fairly nasty and serious offences.”