A man previously jailed for knocking down and killing two French tourists has been sentenced to three and half years in prison for driving at a garda while trying to escape arrest for burglary.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
A serial robber who was “introduced to criminality” by his drug-addicted parents at the age of 10 has been sentenced to 11 years for robbing three of his local pharmacies.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
A drug addict who received a 10 year jail term five years ago after being caught with €135,380 of cocaine has had the last five years of his sentence suspended.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
A garda sergeant who was convicted of sexually assaulting two female colleagues has launched an appeal in a bid to clear his name.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2012
A garda sergeant, who was convicted of sexually assaulting two female colleagues, has launched an appeal in a bid to clear his name.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
An out-of-work dance teacher, who made unfounded allegations that he was sexually assaulted by X-Factor judge Louis Walsh, was jailed today for six months.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
An unemployed dance teacher who falsely accused X Factor judge Louis Walsh of groping him in a nightclub will learn today if he has won his appeal against a six-month prison sentence.
A former dance teacher was “crying out for help” when he made unfounded claims he was sexually assaulted by X Factor judge Louis Walsh, an appeal court was told yesterday.
Tue, 03 Jul, 2012
An unemployed dance teacher who falsely accused 'X Factor' judge Louis Walsh of groping him in a nightclub has suffered from post-traumatic stress for more than a decade, a court has heard.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
The appeal brought by a former dance teacher against his six-month jail sentence for making false allegations that he was sexually assaulted by 'X Factor' judge Louis Walsh, has been adjourned.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
A man described as a “Walter Mitty” has launched an appeal against his jail sentence for concocting allegations that he was sexually assaulted by X Factor judge Louis Walsh.
Wed, 09 May, 2012
A man described as a “Walter Mitty” type has launched an appeal against his jail sentence for concocting allegations that he was sexually assaulted by 'X Factor' judge Louis Walsh.
Tue, 08 May, 2012
A 58-year-old Dublin man who was jailed for 10 years for possessing cannabis and ecstasy valued at over €200,000 has had his sentence reduced by four years on appeal.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
Two men caught transporting €3.3m worth of heroin have succeeded in having their 10-year sentences reduced by two years on appeal.
Tue, 07 Jun, 2011
The convicted rapist whose arm was found washed up on a Dublin beach was due before the courts only last week for breaching his post release conditions.
Wed, 30 Mar, 2011
A father of three who took part in an assault in which a carpenter's hand was cut off with a samurai sword has succeeded in having a quarter of his eight-year sentence suspended on appeal.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
A Tallaght man who “snapped” when he found his mother having sex with a man and stabbed him has been given a suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2011
Two young married men who beat up a staff nurse at Beaumont Hospital during a dispute with one of their relatives have each received 18 months in jail with the last six months suspended.
Wed, 26 Jan, 2011
A chronic addict who continued to deal drugs from his home even as it was raided by gardaí six times in just more than a year has been given a 15-year sentence.
Fri, 21 Jan, 2011
A teenage burglar from Dublin has been given a five-year sentence following a series of offences in Kildare and Dublin, two of them against elderly women.
Wed, 19 Jan, 2011
A home help nurse who stole almost €10,000 from a 92-year-old man she was caring for has been given a further week to come up with compensation.
Thu, 13 Jan, 2011
A “well known drug dealer” who was jailed for 20 years last year for possessing over one million euro of heroin has been sentenced for an earlier drugs offence.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
An addict repeatedly hit a nine-month-old baby because it started crying while she was coming down from heroin in the bathrooms of a chipper, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Fri, 17 Dec, 2010
A Dublin man who repeatedly stabbed his ex-wife in the stomach with a bread knife has succeeded in having half of his six-year sentence suspended on appeal.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
A former prison officer jailed for smuggling heroin, alcohol and other contraband in to inmates of Mountjoy prison has failed in an appeal against his four-year sentence.
A youth will be sentenced next week for attempting to intimidate a victim, who had part of his ear bitten off, to drop the charges.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2010
A young man who developed a cocaine addiction after becoming unemployed has been sentenced to seven years at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for storing €34,060 of the drug.
A man set fire to a woman’s flat because he was asked to leave a party there, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2010
A Dublin man who was arrested after he reported a garda search of his former home as a burglary has been given a seven year suspended sentence.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
A trial date at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has been set for a Fianna Fáil Councillor charged with corruptly receiving money.
A Wicklow man is to be sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on harassment charges.
Tue, 07 Dec, 2010
A Dublin man has received 12 years in prison sentences after being caught transporting almost €2m worth of heroin last year.
Mon, 06 Dec, 2010
A Dublin plumber has been given a four-year sentence after being caught money laundering for a criminal gang.
A 33-year-old man has pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the manslaughter of a woman in the city last year.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
Convicted sex abuser swimming coach Diarmuid “Derry” O’Rourke has been given a suspended sentence for indecently assaulting a young student in the early 1970’s who may have been his first victim.
Wed, 24 Nov, 2010
A Dublin plumber faces up to 14 years imprisonment after being caught money laundering for a criminal gang.
Tue, 23 Nov, 2010
A drug addict who burgled 11 neighbouring Portmarnock apartments over three days has been given a 10-year sentence for these and other offences.
The State has succeeded in increasing the sentence handed down to a former garda sergeant who incited a prostitute to find him children to have sex with.
Mon, 15 Nov, 2010
A Meath horticultural expert who assisted a sophisticated cannabis growing operation has been sentenced to six years at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
An attempted murder convict who intimidated a woman who was to give evidence at his trial telling her if she takes the witness stand “she will be put in another box” has been given a six year sentence.
Four gardaí accused of beating a young man with batons after breaking into his flat have been sent forward for a retrial at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
A delivery man will be sentenced later for participating in a series of thefts of retail goods on Dublin’s south side.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2010
A man with an “unhealthy fascination” with police equipment was caught speeding an imitation garda car around the city centre while drunk, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Mon, 08 Nov, 2010
A man who defrauded the State out of €70,000 in social welfare payments while he was fully employed has been jailed for 18 months.
Two men who fired a gunshot through the living room window of a Drimnagh home before speeding off in a car have each been jailed for eight years.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
A young Dublin father with an “outstanding” work ethic has received a seven year sentence with two suspended for possessing over €114,000 of cocaine at his former home.
Mon, 01 Nov, 2010
A “diligent student” who was caught with €74,000 worth of heroin when he was sixteen has been given a suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 29 Oct, 2010
A drug addict who tore a secondary school student’s earlobe with a golf putter has been given a three-year sentence by Judge Katherine Delahunt at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Thu, 28 Oct, 2010
A Spanish crane driver who agreed to import cannabis valued at €143,000 into Ireland when he fell into financial problems after losing his job has been given a seven-year sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A youth who was at the centre of a recent high profile trial faces possible reactivation of a partially suspended sentence for dangerous driving after he failed to abide by the terms of the suspension.
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