Mr Justice George Birmingham said the sentence imposed was not a harsh one. However, it did not address the question of post-release supervision.
Thu, 23 Feb, 2017
A man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for possession of drugs with a street value of over €760,000.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
Wed, 23 Nov, 2016
Wed, 12 Oct, 2016
A man hit with a statutory “double whammy”, according to his lawyers, has had his 17-year prison term reduced to 14 by the Court of Appeal “in the interests of justice”.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2016
Four victims of abuser and former Olympic swimming coach Gerard Doyle yesterday settled their High Court actions.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2016
A couple whose convictions for killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect were overturned earlier this month, will not face a retrial.
Sun, 20 Mar, 2016
A couple convicted of killing a 59-year-old MS sufferer by neglect have had their convictions quashed by the Court of Appeal.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
A former garda has been jailed for theft after he pleaded guilty to obtaining over €50,000 by telling people his wife had cancer and needed treatment in the US.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
A man has been sentenced to three years in prison for the downloading of about 8,000 child pornography files and images.
Fri, 17 May, 2013
An 84-year-old man who pleaded guilty to 10 sexually related charges has had his sentence adjourned until May 15.
Sat, 04 May, 2013
A daughter who left her terminally ill mother isolated in a room, lying in a maggot-ridden bed of her own filth, has been given a suspended jail sentence along with her partner.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013
Two men who were found guilty to forging a will each had sentences imposed yesterday.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
Nolan Transport has been fined €1m after an incorrectly secured 25-tonne load led to a horrific crash that resulted in the death of two women in Jul 2007, including the wife of Kilkenny hurling goalkeeper James McGarry.
A 30-year-old man who held the wife of a bank manager hostage in her home has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Tue, 12 Feb, 2013
The death of Evelyn Joel was due to pneumonia, state pathologist Marie Cassidy has told Wexford Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 30 Nov, 2012
A man spared jailed on the condition he stay off alcohol and attend AA meetings has been remanded in custody after pictures of him drinking were posted on Facebook.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
The daughter of the late Evelyn Joel is to bring a High Court action aimed at preventing her retrial on a charge of gross negligence manslaughter of her mother.
Mon, 02 Jul, 2012
THE DPP has ordered a retrial into the unlawful killing of 59-year-old Evelyn Joel.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2012
A JURY yesterday failed to reach a verdict in the trial of Eleanor Joel and her partner John Costen, who had denied the unlawful killing, by neglect, of Evelyn Joel.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
A GARDA superintendent has denied claims they did not carry out an investigation into the death of Evelyn Joel.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2011
A BEREAVED mother has spoken of her “extraordinary, life-changing heartache and pain” after losing her 22-year-old daughter in a car crash.
ONE of the accused in his statement to investigating gardaí, told the trial into the death of Evelyn Joel, that “it was going to come to the point when I would kill myself or go mental”.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
THE trial into the death of Evelyn Joel heard one of the accused told gardaí “he was sorry for what happened to Evelyn”.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2011
THE death of Evelyn Joel was due to pneumonia while there was no evidence to support any claim of long-term starvation.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2011
THE son of Evelyn Joel said he had seldom spoken to his mother in the months leading to her death.
Thu, 27 Oct, 2011
A former Irish Olympic swimming coach who jailed for six years for sexually abusing young boys has had his conviction quashed.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
The Court of Criminal Appeal has dismissed an appeal brought by a Stable-hand against his conviction for an assault that left a publican in a wheelchair.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2007
A former priest in the Diocese of Ferns today made his first appearance in court to face 35 counts of indecent assault.
Mon, 04 Sep, 2006
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