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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Monday 18 October, 2021

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years
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# Courts

Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years

Mon 7:15 PM 50,326 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault.

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months
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# Courts

Man who had sex with underage girl after giving her cocaine jailed for a year and ten months

Mon 3:46 PM 51,431 Views 0 Comments

The man was convicted of defilement by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 11 October, 2021

Intoxicated man who killed daughter's partner found guilty of murder
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# Trial

Intoxicated man who killed daughter's partner found guilty of murder

Oct 11th 2021, 1:50 PM 24,580 Views 0 Comments

The jury of nine men and three women rejected Mark Whelan’s defence.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 1 October, 2021

Man accused of murdering daughter’s partner had blood splatter on his face at garda station
# Trial
# Trial

Man accused of murdering daughter’s partner had blood splatter on his face at garda station

Oct 1st 2021, 7:13 PM 31,588 Views 0 Comments

A forensic scientist told the court that the victim’s blood and DNA were found on the accused’s clothes.

Man sent forward for trial for murder of Mary O'Keeffe in Co Cork
# Court
# Court

Man sent forward for trial for murder of Mary O'Keeffe in Co Cork

Oct 1st 2021, 5:35 PM 17,565 Views 0 Comments

Mary O’Keeffe, 72, was found dead in Doneraile earlier this year.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 24 September, 2021

Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'
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# Courts

Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'

Sep 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 38,985 Views 0 Comments

Prosecution counsel told the court that gardaí “absolutely did not discuss witness statements” in the courtroom.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 20 September, 2021

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford
# Court
# Court

Teenage brothers sentenced for rape of 17-year-old girl near holiday caravan park in Wexford

Sep 20th 2021, 4:18 PM 67,305 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the “terrifying and violent” experience has a pervasive effect on the girl’s life.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 16 September, 2021

Murder accused told wife's new boyfriend not to go near her again
# Trial
# Trial

Murder accused told wife's new boyfriend not to go near her again

Sep 16th 2021, 6:24 PM 27,598 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues in front of Justice Michael MacGrath and a jury of five women and seven men.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Teenage girl tells jury that she was raped by a man who invited her into his home

Sep 15th 2021, 6:40 PM 30,589 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues before Justice Paul McDermott and a jury.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Murder accused told gardaí that wife stabbed herself
# Trial
# Trial

Murder accused told gardaí that wife stabbed herself

Sep 14th 2021, 6:22 PM 22,322 Views 0 Comments

The trial of Renato Gehlen (39) opened today.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 13 September, 2021

Man accused of murdering Jennie Poole in Finglas sent for trial
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# Court

Man accused of murdering Jennie Poole in Finglas sent for trial

Sep 13th 2021, 2:12 PM 27,004 Views 0 Comments

Gavin Murphy was charged with murder and remanded in custody in April.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 12 August, 2021

15-year-old accused of murdering woman in IFSC attack sent for trial to Central Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

15-year-old accused of murdering woman in IFSC attack sent for trial to Central Criminal Court

Aug 12th 2021, 2:59 PM 21,218 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened in January as the mother-of-two walked home from work.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Jury in Munster child abuse trial retires for the evening
# Courts
# Courts

Jury in Munster child abuse trial retires for the evening

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 4:20 PM 10,983 Views 0 Comments

The judge told the jury there was no restriction on time.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

'Don't threaten me': Murder trial hears WhatsApp messages between Nadine Lott and accused
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'Don't threaten me': Murder trial hears WhatsApp messages between Nadine Lott and accused

Jul 27th 2021, 3:23 PM 34,050 Views 0 Comments

A garda told the court that the two phones showed “a large degree of contact” in the months before her death.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Nadine Lott died following 'sustained attack' by former partner at her home, court hears
# Arklow
# Arklow

Nadine Lott died following 'sustained attack' by former partner at her home, court hears

Jul 20th 2021, 6:43 PM 66,214 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court heard that Daniel Murtagh admitted to killing his former partner.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 19 July, 2021

Woman applies to court to dismiss two attempted murder charges
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# Courts

Woman applies to court to dismiss two attempted murder charges

Jul 19th 2021, 3:54 PM 23,191 Views 0 Comments

The mother is charged with attempting to murder her two young sons in 2019 at her home.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 12 July, 2021

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who sexually abused two of his partner's sisters jailed for eight years

Jul 12th 2021, 4:24 PM 35,730 Views 7 Comments

Stephen Lynch (31) had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 9 July, 2021

Bobby Messett died from single gunshot wound to head, Dr Marie Cassidy tells trial
# Bray Boxing Club
# Bray Boxing Club

Bobby Messett died from single gunshot wound to head, Dr Marie Cassidy tells trial

Jul 9th 2021, 2:25 PM 20,045 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi (34) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Bobby Messett in June 2018.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 6 July, 2021

Father who sexually abused daughter defiled three underage girls after leaving the family home
# Trial
# Trial

Father who sexually abused daughter defiled three underage girls after leaving the family home

Jul 6th 2021, 4:17 PM 40,495 Views 0 Comments

The judge praised the young woman for her “courage, tenacity and composure”.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Eyewitness tells trial of moment gunman fired on fitness class at Bray boxing club
# Courts
# Courts

Eyewitness tells trial of moment gunman fired on fitness class at Bray boxing club

Jul 1st 2021, 6:33 PM 9,688 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi is charged with murdering Messett (50) at Bray Boxing Club, Bray, Co Wicklow on 5 June 2018.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 28 June, 2021

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Bobby Messett and attempted murder of boxing coach Pete Taylor and another man
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Bobby Messett and attempted murder of boxing coach Pete Taylor and another man

Jun 28th 2021, 6:56 PM 22,328 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi is charged with murdering Messett (50) at Bray Boxing Club, Bray, Co Wicklow on 5 June 2018.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 14 June, 2021

Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself
# Ardee
# Ardee

Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself

Jun 14th 2021, 1:57 PM 25,582 Views 0 Comments

Oliver Kane pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to attempted rape of a now 21-year-old.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges
# Courts
# Courts

Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges

Jun 9th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,642 Views 0 Comments

The other offences include alleged robbery, threat to kill or cause serious harm and production of a knife while attempting robbery.

Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne
# Court
# Court

Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne

Jun 9th 2021, 3:45 PM 16,670 Views 0 Comments

Schoolboy Josh Dunne, aged 16, was injured and later died in January after being stabbed in Dublin.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Teenager sentenced to life detention with review after eight years for murder of defenceless man
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager sentenced to life detention with review after eight years for murder of defenceless man

May 27th 2021, 6:10 PM 30,919 Views 14 Comments

The accused (17) pleaded guilty earlier this year to the murder of Romanian national Claudio Robu (39).

# central-criminal-court - Monday 24 May, 2021

Four men plead guilty in connection with shooting of gangland criminal in Dublin
# Wayne Whelan
# Wayne Whelan

Four men plead guilty in connection with shooting of gangland criminal in Dublin

May 24th 2021, 4:30 PM 17,695 Views 0 Comments

Whelan survived the attack but was shot dead two months later.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children
# Courts
# Courts

Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children

Updated May 19th 2021, 8:07 PM 27,533 Views 0 Comments

The jury has begun deliberating in the case.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 7 May, 2021

Married man found guilty of murdering former partner in front of their daughter
# Criminal Court
# Criminal Court

Married man found guilty of murdering former partner in front of their daughter

May 7th 2021, 6:22 PM 29,696 Views 0 Comments

The woman was stabbed 19 times by her former partner after their daughter was placed in her custody.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears

May 6th 2021, 9:28 PM 53,337 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for Rafal Karaczynsaid the accused man’s marriage to Natalia Karaczyn was “not terribly happy” but they stayed living together for their children.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 30 April, 2021

A man who raped a woman he met on Tinder has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

A man who raped a woman he met on Tinder has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years

Apr 30th 2021, 9:48 PM 35,913 Views 0 Comments

In sentencing Justice McDermott sentenced Loughran to nine years imprisonment but suspended the final 18 months.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 19 April, 2021

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced in May for rape and sexual assault of his friend in her Donegal home

Apr 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 41,301 Views 0 Comments

The 38-year-old man, who had been friends with the woman for seven years, pleaded guilty to orally raping her during a prolonged attack in 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 12 April, 2021

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Dublin man sexually abused daughter over seven year period, court hears

Apr 12th 2021, 8:16 PM 40,184 Views 0 Comments

The victim did not realise her father was behind everything until the age of 21.

Mother accused of murdering three children in January 2020 to go on trial next month
# Courts
# Courts

Mother accused of murdering three children in January 2020 to go on trial next month

Apr 12th 2021, 1:20 PM 35,948 Views 0 Comments

The woman cannot be named for legal reasons.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

Man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home put on trial
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# Court

Man accused of raping an asylum seeker at his home put on trial

Apr 6th 2021, 6:40 PM 36,392 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court has heard evidence through video link from a 36-year-old woman.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Teenager pleads guilty to murder of Romanian man
# Courts
# Courts

Teenager pleads guilty to murder of Romanian man

Mar 24th 2021, 5:36 PM 26,284 Views 0 Comments

An inquest heard that the dead man suffered ‘multi-force trauma to the head’.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 26 February, 2021

Man sentenced to 16 years in jail for rape of six-month-old child
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man sentenced to 16 years in jail for rape of six-month-old child

Feb 26th 2021, 1:22 PM 31,213 Views 0 Comments

The 59-year-old Tipperary man recorded himself abusing the baby and also secretly recorded four other girls when they used the bathroom.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years
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# Court

Man who raped his daughter for 16 years and fathered her child is jailed for 16 years

Feb 9th 2021, 2:13 PM 67,099 Views 0 Comments

The now 34-year-old woman said every day with her father felt like “a fight to survive”.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children
# Bernard Maguire
# Bernard Maguire

Man jailed for orally raping his half sister when they were both children

Jan 28th 2021, 4:25 PM 57,786 Views 12 Comments

She was aged between six and seven at the time.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

17-year-old sentenced to life for murdering his friend, with review due in 10 years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

17-year-old sentenced to life for murdering his friend, with review due in 10 years

Dec 16th 2020, 6:53 PM 24,185 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old pleaded guilty in August to the murder of Glen ‘Ossie’ Osborne in Dublin.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 4 December, 2020

Man who stabbed fisherman found guilty of manslaughter
# Criminal Court
# Criminal Court

Man who stabbed fisherman found guilty of manslaughter

Dec 4th 2020, 5:59 PM 19,354 Views 0 Comments

The man had walked into a garda station in blood-stained clothes with a knife on the night of the incident.

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