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#Circuit Criminal Court

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Dublin woman jailed for three years for possessing gun for 'self protection'

Niamh Fitzpatrick said the Smith and Wesson revolver was hidden in her Ringsend home due to her life being under threat.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns

The Tipperary TD had faced eight charges relating to corporation tax returns stemming from dates between August 2002 and August 2007.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter

The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.

Convicted sex offender Anthony Luckwill given partially suspended sentence for child protection order breach

In July 2012, a court imposed 16 orders against him as part of child protection measures introduced in the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 23 April, 2018

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and poured red paint over it.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Dublin man jailed for 18 months for unprovoked beer bottle attack on Afghan cyclists

One of the three victims was a 13-year-old boy, who has since left Ireland as ‘he doesn’t feel safe here’.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 16 April, 2018

Teenager (15) sent forward to trial for attempted murder of woman on Dun Laoghaire seafront

The 15-year-old boy will face trial in the Circuit Criminal Court.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 22 March, 2018

40-year-old man to be sentenced in May for harassment of Sharon Ní Bheoláin

Conor O’Hora also pleaded guilty to knowingly possessing child pornography at his home.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Burglar, who almost bled to death after falling through skylight of target building, avoids jail time

38-year-old Stephen McCullagh, who claimed he had taken “20 tablets” before attempting the robbery, now has no feeling in his injured fingers.

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Two men jailed for punching and kicking a female wheelchair user outside her home

The two men pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Man jailed for two years for falsely imprisoning teenagers and threatening to pour 'acid' into their eyes

32-year-old Michael Cummins had been suffering a ‘paranoiac’ attack due to taking a cocktail of drugs, the court heard.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Man accused of attacking three women goes on trial

The court heard how a woman fought off her attacker outside her home.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 9 February, 2018

Rickshaw driver caught with €4,000 worth of drugs escapes with suspended sentence if she leaves Ireland

Gardaí said the woman’s work as a rickshaw driver drew their attention to her.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Former company director who stole over €460,000 from another firm to keep business afloat sentenced to 18 months in prison

Judge Martin Nolan said the woman had no “base motives” for her behaviour

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder

66-year-old Donal Colgan was convicted today at his second trial for the murder of David Sheridan in August 2014.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Personal assistant who stole more than €1 million from her employers jailed for four years

Her former employers have been partially reimbursed and did not wish to make victim impact statements.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Man who stole €76,000 in welfare payments while running a successful courier business avoids jail

46-year-old Richard Burbridge committed the offences while operating a courier contract for the Courts Service.

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Woman who dressed as man to rob €10,000 given suspended sentence

The woman was struggling with financial difficulties when she carried out the ‘bizarre crime.’

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 30 June, 2017

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service

Patricia Sweeney had forged declaration of unemployment forms in order to carry out the fraud.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Three-and-a-half years in jail for man who made menacing phone calls demanding money

Patrick Clarke made two phone calls to Paul Gilmartin, a man he did not know.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month

27-year-old Ruzmond Muwaniri, who suffers from schizophrenia, is also facing sentencing for punching another man in the face and smashing his teeth.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man gets four-year sentence for setting a motorbike on fire on a Dublin city street

The court heard that the man, who has an alcohol problem, could not recall the incident.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service

Adam McCarthy expressed “genuine remorse” in court over the attack which left Niall McHale unconscious.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Gardaí have never investigated a State official shredding Seán FitzPatrick documents

The former Anglo Irish Bank chairman is accused of misleading auditors about multimillion euro loans from the years 2002 to 2007.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Court grants David Drumm free legal aid for upcoming trial

Drumm is facing two charges of conspiring to defraud depositors and investors by “dishonestly” inflating Anglo’s deposits figure by 7.2 billion in 2008.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years

In sentencing 25-year-old Christopher Coakley Judge Patricia Ryan noted he had been suffering a “drug-induced psychosis” at the time of the incident.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Taxi driver allegedly sexually assaulted woman when bringing her home from night out

The woman said she feared he would drive away from her house with her in the car.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Jurors at Sean FitzPatrick trial told they'll be needed until well into next year

The trial, which has been running since September, has yet to pass the hearing of allegations stage.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

24-year-old man given suspended sentence for headbutting fellow patron in Copper Face Jacks

Kelvin Lynch broke Barry Fitzgerald’s nose after coming under the impression he had taken his change.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 21 October, 2016

Unaccompanied learner driver sentenced to nine months for hitting and killing teenager while speeding

Gareth Jones hit 16-year-old Paul McCormack while driving a Toyota Avensis unaccompanied in Finglas, Dublin, in June 2015.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Man who suffered "unfathomable tragedy" avoids jail following cocaine sting

Noel Fitzgerald was detained by gardaí with €30,000 worth of cocaine cutting agent benzocaine in his possession.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 3 October, 2016

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

Man who stole Holy Sacrament from Dublin church sentenced to seven years

The monstrance containing the sacrament has not been recovered.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

'Exemplary' prisoner, convicted of heroin possession, left on Dublin street alone for an hour by guards

Joseph O’Neill, convicted of possessing €1.4 million worth of heroin, had been giving a speech at a conference in Dublin Castle.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 20 June, 2016

Mother avoids jail for harassment, including sending taxis and food deliveries to woman's home

The feud originated following the exchange of ‘very mild banter’ between the two women’s children at school.

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Passenger in stolen car recorded garda chase on Snapchat, court told

The driver of the Nissan Micra has been sentenced to 18 months, with the final 9 suspended.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Suspended sentence for 16-year-old who assaulted four women and teenage girl

The judge ordered him to complete the recovery programme in which he’s currently participating.

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