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.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
A Dublin couple who used forged documents to apply for a mortgage because they believed they would never qualify otherwise for a housing loan one have been spared a jail sentence.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
A former post office employee who stole over €23,000 in old age pension payments from 91 customers has been sentenced to three years with 18 months suspended.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
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.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
A Dubliner who posed as a handyman and stole over €32,000 from an 89-year-old woman has been sentenced to three years in prison, with the final 20 months suspended.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
A serial burglar has had his prison term extended by four months for committing his 12th break-in.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
A woman was conned into buying a stolen car for €4,300 cash after she saw it advertised on DoneDeal.ie, a court has heard.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
An inmate at Mountjoy Prison resorted to swallowing batteries in a protest to get medical attention, an inquest heard.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014
A judge has ordered a man who attacked and robbed a 67-year-old farmer to look at a photograph of the victim and “observe his handiwork”.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
A Galway man who pulled out a firearm and threatened to shoot a dog owner after their dogs became entangled has avoided a jail term.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
A Dublin man who tried to set fire to his rented flat on Halloween night by igniting aerosol cans has received a suspended sentence today.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2013
A Galway man who suffers from depression pulled out a firearm and threatened to shoot a dog owner after their dogs became entangled.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
A man who was caught by gardaí after an app in an iPhone he had just stolen tracked him down has been jailed for 33 months for three burglaries.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2013
A Polish man who sexually assaulted four different women on various Dublin buses has had his sentence adjourned because he has a prosecution pending for a similar matter.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2012
A man who sexually abused his two young nieces after asking them to play games of “nerves” or “tickles” has been sentenced to eight years at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2012
A manager of a State-owned training centre defrauded a woman in his care of €55,000 to pay off his own debts, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
A father-of-two was acting as a “drugs mule” when he was arrested at Dublin Airport after swallowing over €16,000 worth of heroin, a court has heard.
Wed, 14 Dec, 2011
A man who was part of a group dressed in boiler suits that attempted to break into the home of a postmistress has been given a six year sentence.
Mon, 28 Feb, 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 27-year-old drug addict who was “highly strung out” on a concoction of drugs is to be sentenced in July for assault on two gardai and theft of drugs from a pharmacy.
Wed, 19 May, 2010
A Dublin man, who was apprehended with a loaded pistol while on bail for his involvement with a motorcycle theft ring, has been sentenced to 10 years with two suspended at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 26 Mar, 2010
A north Dublin man with a history of violence has been sentenced to three years with 18 months suspended for punching his old schoolmate in the face with a brass knuckle-duster.
Mon, 15 Mar, 2010
A robber who raided a bookmakers armed with a plastic handgun in order to pay off a debt has been given a five-year suspended sentence by Judge Katherine Delahunt.
Tue, 02 Mar, 2010
THE Government is to bring in tough new measures to stem the spiralling cost of the free criminal legal aid system and crack down on abuses.
Mon, 16 Nov, 2009
An experienced criminal has denied tipping-off gardaí that he and his alleged accomplices were to steal €850,000 from a cash delivery van.
Wed, 28 Oct, 2009
A robber who cut a sale assistant's hand when she tried to stop him grabbing money from the till and threatened her pregnant manager with a knife has been sentenced to six years in prison at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Mon, 09 Feb, 2009
A man who robbed the same building society twice will be sentenced later at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Mon, 17 Nov, 2008
A drug dealer who was caught by a plain clothes garda stealing two boxes of jewellery and clothes from a delivery van has been given a three year suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Thu, 22 May, 2008
A Dublin painter and decorater has been jailed for eight years for possession of 'ecstacy' worth over €86,900.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2008
A robber will not be going home for Christmas this year because his release from jail would "be a disaster for himself and everyone else" according to Judge Desmond Hogan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2007
A crack cocaine addict who pointed a gun at a gardaí who arrived at the scene of a robbery and who later spat blood at a garda has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for four armed raids and other offences.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2007
A "mid level drug dealer" who was caught selling heroin twice in a fortnight by plain clothes gardaí posing as drug addicts has received a three year sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Fri, 26 Oct, 2007
A 31-year-old heroin addict who threatened to kill his landlord and burn down his apartment building with the tenants in it after being asked to leave has been sentenced to five years by Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2007
Two friends who had been involved in a heavy drinking session attacked a man after he confronted them because one of them smashed his girlfriend's car window with a golf club.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2007
A heroin addict who stole €9,000 from his then 81-year-old grandmother to buy drugs and his accomplice have been given five-year suspended sentences at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Thu, 05 May, 2005
A heroin addict who stole €9,000 from his then 81-year-old grandmother to buy drugs has been remanded on bail for sentence by Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Tue, 15 Mar, 2005
A former Shelbourne and Irish international youth soccer player has been jailed for three years for stabbing his neighbour in the neck.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2002
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