Former coach and teacher to be tried for alleged indecent assault of nine boys

Former coach and teacher to be tried for alleged indecent assault of nine boys

A former rugby coach and teacher at a Dublin school will stand trial on charges of indecent assault next year.

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Suspended sentence for Dublin councillor who assaulted ex-wife's new partner

Suspended sentence for Dublin councillor who assaulted ex-wife's new partner

A south Dublin county councillor has received a suspended sentence for an assault on his ex-wife's new partner on condition he pay €7,500.

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DJ escapes jail; Court hears he hid heroin in his buttocks

DJ escapes jail; Court hears he hid heroin in his buttocks

An aspiring DJ found concealing heroin in his buttocks in a garda station has been given a suspended jail term of two and a half years.

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Court hears child porn video was discovered on phone of father of two after it was left in for repair

Court hears child porn video was discovered on phone of father of two after it was left in for repair

A child porn video was discovered on the phone of a Nigerian father of two by a technician after the man left it in to be repaired, a court has heard.

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Dublin man who threatened two detectives is jailed for three years

Dublin man who threatened two detectives is jailed for three years

A man who threatened two detectives executing a search warrant at his house that they would meet the same fate as a murdered garda colleague has been jailed for ...

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Opportunistic robber who used nail clippers to rob cash-in-transit driver of box containing €25k is jailed

Opportunistic robber who used nail clippers to rob cash-in-transit driver of box containing €25k is jailed

An opportunistic criminal who robbed a cash box containing €25,000 while carrying a nail clippers has been given a three-year sentence.

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Aspiring DJ found concealing heroin in his buttocks in garda station

Aspiring DJ found concealing heroin in his buttocks in garda station

Mark Sorahan (44), who has 113 previous convictions, told gardaí he had bought the drugs in an effort to make money to fund repairs to his girlfriend's car.

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32 months jail for man who 'savagely' assaulted his partner after drinking and taking cocaine

32 months jail for man who 'savagely' assaulted his partner after drinking and taking cocaine

A man who “savagely” assaulted his partner after he had been out drinking and taking cocaine while celebrating his birthday has been jailed for 32 months. ...

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Dublin man used form of cheque fraud to keep failing business afloat, court hears

Dublin man used form of cheque fraud to keep failing business afloat, court hears

A businessman who used a form of cheque fraud known as “kiting” in an effort to keep his failing business afloat has received a suspended sentence.

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Man jailed for unlawfully killing friend in 'one punch' assault

Man jailed for unlawfully killing friend in 'one punch' assault

An apprentice carpenter who admitted unlawfully killing his friend in a “one punch” assault has been sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment with ...

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Man gets suspended sentence for possessing images of child sexual abuse

Man gets suspended sentence for possessing images of child sexual abuse

An IT worker who was caught with child pornography at his home after being spotted acting suspiciously while filming people at a “family fun day” has ...

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Rapist who had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí jailed for eight years

Rapist who had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí jailed for eight years

After hearing screams for help a nearby resident used his phone to record Bogdan Timorte (37) attacking the woman. This witness was too afraid to approach but contacted ...

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Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court hears

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court hears

A sex attacker had to be physically pulled from his victim by gardaí who responded to reports of a woman screaming for help in a lane way in Dublin city centre, ...

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Man who used Stanley knife to remove contraceptive bar from girl's arm jailed for 'hugely damaging' abuse

Man who used Stanley knife to remove contraceptive bar from girl's arm jailed for 'hugely damaging' abuse

A 35-year-old man has been jailed for nine years for a “hugely damaging” and abusive sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

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Man who sexually abused former partner's intellectually disabled daughter gets 13 years

Man who sexually abused former partner's intellectually disabled daughter gets 13 years

An African man who sexually abused the intellectually disabled daughter of his former partner has been jailed for 13 years.

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Pensioner, 73, to be jailed for two years for brutal rape of girl, 6, in 1979

Pensioner, 73, to be jailed for two years for brutal rape of girl, 6, in 1979

A pensioner who brutally raped a six-year-old girl in 1979 will be jailed for two years after prison authorities assess how his medical care needs will be met in ...

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Jail for banned driver who left two seriously hurt and 'calmly' drove away with screaming child in back of car

Jail for banned driver who left two seriously hurt and 'calmly' drove away with screaming child in back of car

Paul Connolly has 215 previous convictions including 14 for dangerous driving and three for hit-and-runs. He admitted taking cocaine and tablets the night before ...

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Machete brandished at garda following shop robbery, court hears

Machete brandished at garda following shop robbery, court hears

A 22-year-old man brandished a machete at a garda pursuing him and his uncle from a shop they had just robbed, a court has heard.

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Court hears Canadian police alerted garda that Dublin man, 56, had purchased child pornography

Court hears Canadian police alerted garda that Dublin man, 56, had purchased child pornography

A Dublin father of two has been given a suspended sentence for possession of child pornography.

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Grandmother looking for romance with man illegally trafficked his nine-year-old child into Ireland

Grandmother looking for romance with man illegally trafficked his nine-year-old child into Ireland

A South African grandmother who illegally trafficked a nine-year-old child into Ireland was hoping that a romantic relationship might develop with the child's father, ...

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Man who originally believed defilement of a child was 'OK under Irish law' gets 12 years

Man who originally believed defilement of a child was 'OK under Irish law' gets 12 years

A man who regularly sexually abused his step-daughter in the family home while her mother was working has been jailed for 12 years.

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Man on 40-year driving ban jailed for leading gardaí on high-speed chase

Man on 40-year driving ban jailed for leading gardaí on high-speed chase

A man who was serving a 40-year driving ban when he led gardaí on a high-speed car chase has been jailed for two and a half years.

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Woman robbed foreign student who she led down laneway

Woman robbed foreign student who she led down laneway

A foreign student was robbed after being led down a lane way by a woman she had stopped to ask directions from, a court has heard.

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