A man charged with IRA membership and the possession of a handgun has protested the use of video link to facilitate his appearance in court.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
A young man who stabbed two innocent bystanders during the infamous Swedish House Mafia concerts in the Phoenix Park has been jailed for four years.
Mon, 24 Feb, 2014
Two rugby players from a prestigious private school who were involved in a mass brawl have avoided a jail term.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Two rugby players from a prestigious private school who were involved in a mass brawl which left a youth with a broken leg have avoided a jail term.
Wed, 29 Jan, 2014
A man who punched and kicked a “good Samaritan” who was trying to help him has avoided a jail sentence.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
Two men who barged their way into the home of two brothers because they claimed they wanted a “straightener” over a drug debt have been jailed for stabbing the men’s fathers.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
A man who stole over €27,000 from friends and acquaintances by selling them bogus package holidays has been remanded on bail pending sentence in February.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
A serial conman who once telephoned the RTE 'Liveline' show to talk about his crimes has failed in an appeal against his four-year sentence for theft and other offences.
Mon, 23 Sep, 2013
Eight men accused of membership of the IRA have been granted legal aid at the Special Criminal Court.
Fri, 05 Apr, 2013
A Dublin man charged with the murder of veteran criminal Eamon Kelly can appear at his next court hearing via video link, the Special Criminal Court has ruled.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2013
Two Limerick men have appeared before a special sitting of the Special Criminal Court charged with membership of the IRA.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2013
A Dublin man charged with membership of the IRA will stand trial at the Special Criminal Court in May next year.
Fri, 02 Nov, 2012
A 21-year-old trainee mechanic was charged today with killing journalist Eugene Moloney who died after an assault in Dublin city centre at the weekend.
Tue, 26 Jun, 2012
A former garda who stole thousands of euro from colleagues and an elderly woman will be sentenced tomorrow for theft and fraud charges.
Wed, 16 May, 2012
The trial of a Dublin man accused of membership of the IRA has heard evidence from a garda mobile phone expert.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
The fingerprint of a Dublin man accused of membership of the IRA was found on a plastic bag used to wrap a sawn-off shotgun, his Special Criminal Court trial has heard today.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
The Special Criminal Court has found that the trial of a Dublin man accused of membership of the IRA can continue despite a challenge to the legality of his arrest.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2012
A Dublin man arrested during a Special Branch investigation into dissident republican activity pleaded not guilty to IRA membership at the Special Criminal Court today.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2012
A drug addict, who bound, gagged and strangled two women, who had previously given him food and money, during a “surreal” and “brutal” robbery has been jailed for six years.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2012
A 19-year-old has today avoided jail for hijacking a car so he could get to his court hearing less than a mile away.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2012
A separated father-of-four, who was desperate for money after his courier business collapsed, has been jailed for six years for his involvement in a drug trafficking enterprise.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
A woman was forced to smuggle cocaine into the county because her mother was being held for ransom, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Wed, 23 Nov, 2011
A former garda faces up to 10 years in prison for stealing thousands of euro from his colleagues and an 82-year-old woman.
Thu, 03 Nov, 2011
Two men have been jailed for two years each after taking part in “gratuitously violent” robberies in which a gang carried out random attacks on people on the way home from Christmas parties.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2011
A heavily intoxicated woman was thrown over the top railing of a double decker bus after becoming involved in violent row with another group of passengers, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
The trial of a Belfast man accused of murdering a taxi driver in the city almost four years ago dramatically collapsed at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today.
Thu, 27 Jan, 2011
A Dublin man who downloaded more than 400 images and videos of children being abused has been given a suspended and a fine at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
A 25-year-old Monaghan man charged with possessing explosives has been released on bail after his father lodged €20,000 in an independent surety.
Thu, 16 Sep, 2010
A 25-year-old Monaghan man has been brought before the Special Criminal Court charged with possession of an explosive substance.
Mon, 13 Sep, 2010
A young Dublin man who stabbed a first year college student’s arm with a broken bottle leaving him with a permanent disability will be sentenced later with three other youths.
Thu, 03 Jun, 2010
A drunken young man who set several fires inside a parish hall with which he had “negative associations” is to be sentenced at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Wed, 14 Apr, 2010
A Waterford man has been jailed for 12 years for regularly sexually abusing his 10-year-old stepdaughter and molesting her younger sister over a four-year period.
Tue, 23 Mar, 2010
A Belfast man who was involved in two robberies, one where a security guard was stabbed and another where a knife was held to the throat of a cashier, has received a six-year sentence with two suspended.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
Two men have been jailed for nine years by the Special Criminal Court today for having bomb-making equipment at a Clondalkin apartment two years ago.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2010
The Court of Criminal Appeal has dismissed a Dublin man's bid to have his appeal against his conviction for IRA membership heard by the Supreme Court.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009
A “career criminal” who preyed on elderly people alone in their homes has been given an eight-year sentence for a year-long string of crimes against vulnerable victims.
Mon, 12 Oct, 2009
A Dublin drug addict who robbed the same shop three times over three weeks has been sentenced to eight years at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2009
Two Ballyfermot men who transported over €500,000 of cannabis resin after falling into debt with criminals because of their cocaine habits have been sentenced to a total of 18 years in prison at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2009
The trial of a Clare resident accused of raping and threatening to kill his pregnant ex-partner in her home has collapsed at the Central Criminal Court with the discharge of the jury.
Tue, 16 Dec, 2008
A man accused of raping his pregnant ex-partner told gardaí that he "lost the plot" and hit the woman in the face after asking her about a relationship he believed she had been in while they were going out together.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
A former Bewleys Hotel chef who made hoax calls stating there were bombs in the hotel carpark and kitchen has been given a suspended sentence by Judge Frank O’Donnell at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2008
A 57-year-old man awaiting sentence for sexually assaulting a seven-year-old boy has had his bail revoked after he allegedly since tried to abduct a child and on a separate occasion exposed himself at a playground.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2008
A bench warrant has been issued for a Lithuanian national who failed to appear at the Central Criminal Court for trial for allegedly raping a Galway woman and who is also wanted for a serious offence in his home country.
Mon, 14 Jul, 2008
A German national has been sentenced to three years in prison with two years suspended at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court for possession of pornography showing "the systematic rape of children".
Tue, 08 Jul, 2008
A drug dealer whose mother had to take out a bank loan to pay off his debts after her home was shot at by criminals has been jailed for four years by Judge Katherine Delahunt at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2008
A Dublin man who was spotted by gardaí carrying a Kalashnikov assault rifle in a sports bag in a city centre street was jailed for four years by the Special Criminal Court today.
Tue, 03 Jun, 2008
A west Dublin father who sexually assaulted a young relative while her parents were out has had his sentence adjourned to next December by Judge Frank O'Donnell at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Wed, 28 May, 2008
A separated father who bit off part of an ex-colleague’s right ear has escaped jail after he handed over €10,000 compensation to the victim and despite not fulfilling Judge Donagh McDonagh’s order to get himself a job.
Mon, 26 May, 2008
A Swords man who told the security guard of a supermarket he had just robbed that he knew where he lived and would shoot him if he did not let let him go free has been given a three-year sentence.
A Polish national whose €28,100 Dublin city centre "apartment scam" left some foreign nationals living on the streets has been given an 18-month suspended sentence by Judge Patricia Ryan.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
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