Court of Appeal triples jail sentence for rapist father Patrick O'Brien

A 74-year-old Dublin man, who repeatedly raped his daughter as a child, has had his jail sentence tripled on appeal.

Court of Appeal triples jail sentence for rapist father Patrick O'Brien

A 74-year-old Dublin man, who repeatedly raped his daughter as a child, has had his jail sentence tripled on appeal.

Patrick O'Brien of Mackintosh Park, Pottery Road in Dun Laoighaire will now serve nine years in prison for the abuse of Fiona Doyle between 1973 to 1982.

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However, the Court of Appeal last month ruled the sentence was too lenient regardless of his medical conditions.

But the judge did note that if his health further declines the executive has the power to grant remission.

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