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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Monday 22 June, 2020

Man accused of murder of Adrian Donohoe told bar tender he killed a garda, court hears

The bar tender today told the jury that Aaron Brady ‘ranted’ about having shot a garda.

Kieran Greene sentenced to life in prison for murder of Patricia O'Connor

Kieran Greene was found guilty in February by a Central Criminal Court jury.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 14 May, 2020

State appeals sentence of teenager who tried to murder woman he met on dating app

The teen was sentenced to 11 years’ detention in November 2019 with a review to commence on 1 January 2023.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Man (23) jailed for four-and-a-half years at Central Criminal Court for beating his grandfather to death

The court heard that the accused had asked his grandfather if he had sexually abused two people, and after he replied, the accused “snapped”.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 27 April, 2020

Teenager who stabbed uncle in dispute over heroin for his father is jailed for three years

The 19-year-old Dubliner said he wanted to stop his uncle providing heroin for his father.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Man accused of murder of 11-year-old Limerick boy is sent forward for trial

Dillon was remanded in continuing custody to appear for trial at a date yet to be announced.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 30 March, 2020

Woman (47) found guilty of murdering her partner in drunken row in 2014

This is the last trial at the Central Criminal Court with an attending jury due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 13 March, 2020

Teenage boy pleads guilty to murdering Cork student Cameron Blair

The boy will be detained at Oberstown Children Detention Centre until 3 April.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 28 February, 2020

Patricia O'Connor murder trial: How the jury decided on the cover-up

Father-of-three Kieran Greene was found guilty of the murder of the 61-year-old on Tuesday.

'Trusted member' of Patricia O'Connor's family found guilty of impeding murder investigation

Father-of-three Kieran Greene was found guilty of the 61-year-old on Tuesday.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Murder-accused portrayed as both 'a moron' and 'Machiavelli mastermind', defence tells trial

The accused, 35-year-old Kieran Greene, gave differing statement to Gardaí in June and December 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 14 February, 2020

Youth guilty of fatal Mayo stabbing to be sentenced following brain surgery

The teenager is recovering from his latest brain surgery, which took place two weeks ago.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Paramedic tells court garda's injuries were 'inconsistent with life'

The trial continues in front of Justice Michael White and a jury of eight men and seven women.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Four raiders went 'without hesitation' towards Adrian Donohoe's garda car, murder trial hears

Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was providing a Garda escort to credit union employees when he was shot, counsel said.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Son who kicked father to death was 'provoked' by 'domineering and controlling' man, court hears

Anthony Tims told his son he wished he’d never been born and called him a “disappointment”, the Central Criminal Court was told today.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 13 December, 2019

Man jailed for murder of infant son found not guilty by reason of insanity following retrial

Yusif Ali Abdi was initially tried before the Central Criminal Court in 2003.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Gardaí ruled out terrorism links in 'random' Dundalk killing, court hears

Mohamed Morei has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murder of Yosuke Sasaki in January 2018.

Baby died from head injuries most likely caused by at least three impacts on hard surface, court told

The severity of the toddler’s injuries could not have been caused accidentally, the jury was told.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 9 December, 2019

Jury sworn in for trial of man accused of murdering his 20-month-old son

Yusif Ali Abdi is charged with murdering Nathan Baraka Andrew Ali on 17 April 2001.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Father-of-four died from inhalation of blood and teeth, murder trial hears

Michael Dineen (28) went on trial earlier this week for the murder of Patrick O’Donnell (36) in June 2018.

Laois man convicted of rape of sleeping woman at Kildare house party

The man was remanded on bail until sentencing on 3 February.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 25 November, 2019

Martial arts instructor (67) jailed for fatal stabbing of man with whom he had 'dysfunctional' relationship

Noel Lenihan told the court he was acting in self defence when he stabbed Christopher McGrath.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 11 November, 2019

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears

The woman had a ‘fixed, false and psychotic view’ of her child’s autistic condition, the trial was told.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 21 October, 2019

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

The survivor of the attack was the man’s then-girlfriend’s younger sister, who is waiving her anonymity.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 14 October, 2019

'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape

The man will be sentenced on 13 November.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Man claims he didn't know that threat to share pictures of girl (12) performing sex act was a crime

The man, who can’t be named, was 16 at the time of the offence.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Meat factory worker jailed for nine years for killing poker opponent with boning knife

Tomasz Paszkiewicz pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of fellow Polish man Marek Swider outside their Cavan home.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 22 July, 2019

'Dangerous sexual predator' who raped 13-year-old girl in church grounds jailed for nine years

The accused has 37 previous convictions of which 17 are for sexual offences.

Full probation reports on boys who murdered Ana Kriégel won't be given to each other's legal teams

Justice McDermott then said he does not want any more than five members of the media present in court when the boys are sentenced next October.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Man guilty of manslaughter after stabbing poker opponent with boning knife from Cavan meat factory

Following almost five hours of deliberations, the jury reached a majority verdict of not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial

The woman left on a ferry on Tuesday evening and was not answering her phone, the court heard.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 1 July, 2019

Journalist fined €2,500 after inadvertently naming boy convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder on live radio

The journalist apologised unreservedly and accepted it was a terrible error.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 28 June, 2019

Journalist alleged to have named one of Ana Kriegel's murderers on local radio, court told

Niall O’Connor allegedly named one of the boys twice during an interview on the Neil Prendeville show on Red FM.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man admits killing housemate after poker game with knife taken from Cavan meat factory

Tomasz Paszkiewicz pleads not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 31 May, 2019

Sex attacker had to be physically pulled from victim by gardaí, court told

Bogdan Timorte (37) was recorded by a nearby resident on his phone attacking the woman.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 10 May, 2019

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes

The man had pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault at a hotel in Portlaoise

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Love rival' trial: Seven days of deliberation and no verdict

The six men and six women will continue considering their verdict tomorrow.

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