The blade of the knife used by Wayne Keogh became embedded in his mother's back during the attack and had to be surgically removed, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard today.
A man who was discovered by gardaí to have a large amount of stolen money in his underwear has been jailed for two years.
A mother-of-two who flung boiling water at a shop worker's face has been jailed for 18 months.
A crack cocaine addict who robbed a taxi driver after threatening him with a pointed weapon while an accomplice wrapped a rope around the victim's neck has been sentenced to seven and half years.
A man who was pressurised by a prisoner to fire gunshots at a family home because of a grudge with a previous occupant of the house has been jailed for three and a half years.
A man assaulted his adult stepson and threatened to slit his throat in a row over keeping the garden tidy, a Dublin court has heard.
A man who was paid €20 to put a pipe bomb under a prison officer's car has been sentenced to five years in jail.
A father-of-six who attacked a man with a claw hammer in a family restaurant, subjecting diners to "a violent and frightening experience" has been jailed for 18 months.
A man who sexually assaulted a stranger at a bus stop by “slapping her ass” after he had taken a cocktail of drugs huras been sentenced to two and a half years in prison.
The top earning criminal legal aid lawyer in the country, Frank Buttimer, said yesterday that if legal aid pay rates are reduced any further, it will become uneconomical for lawyers to provide a legal aid service.
A man has been jailed for holding a knife to a 65-year-old man after breaking into his home because he mistakenly thought someone had given him ‘the finger’ from a window.
A man broke into a home and held a knife to the 65-year-old occupant’s throat because he mistakenly thought someone had “given him the finger” from the window, a court has heard.
A convicted child molester who sexually assaulted two Limerick girls on the LUAS while they were en-route to a Rihanna concert will be sentenced in January.
A Trinidadian woman caught smuggling cocaine into Dublin to raise money to treat her seriously ill son has been sentenced to six years in prison with five suspended.
A man who robbed a pharmacy while on compassionate prison release has today been jailed for four years.
A Polish man who sexually assaulted six women on various Dublin buses has been sentenced to three years with the final 16 months suspended.
A Polish man who sexually assaulted six women on various Dublin buses as a means of sexual release is to be sentenced in June.
A postman who failed to deliver thousands of letters out of “pure laziness” has been given a suspended sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court
A Wicklow woman who embezzled over €34,000 from her employer to sustain an alcohol addiction she developed following a period of post natal depression has escaped a jail term.
A security guard for a fast food outlet lost his job in a dispute over sick leave after he was attacked by a gang of youths, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court has heard.
A promising young boxer has been given a three year suspended sentence for an unprovoked and “brutal assault” on a young man.
A delivery man will be sentenced later for participating in a series of thefts of retail goods on Dublin’s south side.
The State has failed in an attempt to review the nine-year suspended sentence handed down to a brother of Brian Meehan, the man serving life imprisonment for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin.
A Louth man who attacked a stranger outside a pub and left him bleeding on the ground has been ordered to carry out 175 hours of community service in lieu of 18 months jail time.
A 27-year-old man who was "highly strung out" on a concoction of alcohol and drugs when he stole drugs from a pharmacy and assaulted gardaí has been given a four-year suspended sentence.
A Cameroon national who used a false name to obtain a €15,000 loan from the Credit Union has been given a two-year suspended sentence and ordered to repay the remanining balance of €3,300 by next March.
A former drug addict who held a knife to the throat of an elderly woman during a post office robbery has been given a seven-and-a-half year sentence by Judge Tony Hunt at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A young Dublin man who kicked a Lithuanian cyclist in the face and fractured his jaw has been jailed for 18 months.
A Dublin father of one has received a three-year suspended sentence and ordered to perform 240 hours community service for repeatedly stabbing a man in the face with a fork.
A Dublin man has received a nine-year sentence with two years suspended for possessing drugs totalling more than €250,000 in separate incidents.
A Dublin criminal who was jailed recently for a conspiracy to steal €855,000 from a cash-in-transit van has received another five-year sentence with one suspended for threatening to kill a garda.
A Chinese man who sexually assaulted a woman and mugged and beat a young girl has been given a three-year suspended sentence on condition that he leave the country immediately and not return for 15 years.
A drug addict who terrorised 13 pensioners in their homes, assaulting and falsely imprisoning some, will be sentenced next month.
A experienced criminal has been jailed for six years for his role in attempting to steal €855,000 from a cash van.
A reformed heroin addict who was arrested after he left his wallet and identification in a house he had just burgled has been jailed for two years.
A Chinese man who sexually assaulted a woman and mugged and beat a young girl is “no longer welcome in this country” according to Judge Patrick McCartan.
A drug addict has been sentenced to six years in prison with two suspended for trying to rob a shop with a replica gun and attacking a foreign national.
Two brothers who stole a car and robbed a news agents have been sentenced to two and half years in prison by Judge Patricia Ryan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A Dublin youth with 30 previous convictions has been given a two-year sentence for his role in assaulting a Chinese student at a bus-stop in the city centre.
A criminal who violently resisted arrest by gardaí after they caught him taking part in an alleged drug transaction has been given a suspended sentence by Judge Katherine Delahunt.
An "absolute menace" who stole from the hospital room of an elderly cancer patient has been given a suspended sentence on strict conditions by Judge Patrick McCartan at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A father of one who rammed a garda vehicle off the road and attempted to drive straight into another during a high-speed chase in a stolen car has been sentenced to three years in prison by Judge Patricia Ryan.
A recovering heroin addict who robbed a pharmacy across the road from a garda station after he panicked when he smashed his bottle of methadone has been given a three-year suspended sentence by Judge Frank O'Donnell.
A man who was caught holding a pump action shotgun for a criminal who was later murdered has been jailed for five years by Judge Frank O’Donnell at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A 17-year-old youth who left a man in a coma by jumping on his head has been given a four-year prison sentence, with two suspended, by Judge Frank O'Donnell at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
A convicted drug dealer has been given a 10-year sentence by Judge Frank O’Donnell after gardaí spotted him digging up heroin worth €178,000 three months after he was released from a previous drug sentence.
A man who was caught holding almost €3,400 worth of heroin a month after he received a suspended sentence for handling stolen property has been jailed for three years by Judge Patrick McCartan.
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