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#Central Criminal Court

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years
# Courts
# Courts

Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years

Tue 7:58 AM 42,185 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice O’Connor said that had Graham Daly been an adult at the time of the offending, she would have imposed a longer sentence.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Munster trial: Parents jailed for 9 and 15 years for 'most awful' sexual abuse and neglect of their children
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Munster trial: Parents jailed for 9 and 15 years for 'most awful' sexual abuse and neglect of their children

Jan 18th 2022, 1:39 PM 73,040 Views 0 Comments

During the sentencing, the judge said the parents had engaged in “the most profound breach of trust a human being can commit against their children”.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Parents of two small children abused by their uncle tell court of 'worst nightmare'
# Court
# Court

Parents of two small children abused by their uncle tell court of 'worst nightmare'

Jan 12th 2022, 4:43 PM 34,492 Views 0 Comments

The man assaulted the children while babysitting them.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

European Karate champion jailed for six years for sexual assault on college student
# Cork
# Cork

European Karate champion jailed for six years for sexual assault on college student

Dec 1st 2021, 2:28 PM 25,940 Views 0 Comments

Rachel McElroy told the court she cried for hours after the attack as videos of which bystanders posted on social media.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 29 November, 2021

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home

Nov 29th 2021, 5:18 PM 39,537 Views 0 Comments

The now 19-year-old woman told the court that he “killed” her that night.

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year

Nov 29th 2021, 3:04 PM 24,646 Views 0 Comments

Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life
# Court
# Court

Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life

Nov 25th 2021, 5:59 PM 17,891 Views 0 Comments

Damien Singleton had pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

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

Cork murder trial hears brother was stabbed after argument over family home
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Cork murder trial hears brother was stabbed after argument over family home

Nov 24th 2021, 6:43 PM 19,799 Views 0 Comments

Helen Jones (53) is accused of murdering her brother Paul at his home on the southside of Cork city in September 2019.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 22 November, 2021

Jury sworn in for trial of Cork woman accused of murdering her brother two years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Jury sworn in for trial of Cork woman accused of murdering her brother two years ago

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:57 PM 21,224 Views 0 Comments

Helen Jones is charged with the murder of Paul Jones in Cork in 2019.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 19 November, 2021

Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'
# Court
# Court

Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'

Nov 19th 2021, 7:32 PM 27,170 Views 0 Comments

Cloverhill Prison Governor Anthony Harris explained that there was a Covid-19 outbreak at the prison.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 15 November, 2021

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend

Nov 15th 2021, 4:57 PM 21,461 Views 0 Comments

Philip Finnegan was missing for just over three weeks before a dog walker found his remains in a Kildare wood in September 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Remains of Dublin man were burned and buried in shallow grave, murder trial hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Remains of Dublin man were burned and buried in shallow grave, murder trial hears

Nov 3rd 2021, 5:19 PM 16,974 Views 0 Comments

The remains of Philip Finnegan were identified by fingerprints from skin found in the soil at the gravesite.

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

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

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

Oct 18th 2021, 7:15 PM 51,179 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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 52,466 Views 1 Comment

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
# Trial
# Trial

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

Oct 11th 2021, 1:50 PM 24,676 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 31,758 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 18,032 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'
# Courts
# Courts

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

Sep 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 39,117 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 67,940 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 27,648 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 30,636 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 22,340 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
# Court
# Court

Man accused of murdering Jennie Poole in Finglas sent for trial

Sep 13th 2021, 2:12 PM 28,777 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 22,107 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 11,009 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 34,092 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 66,292 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 23,217 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 36,015 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 20,090 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 40,738 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 9,700 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 22,334 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 25,641 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 20,716 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 16,984 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 30,949 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 17,783 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 27,727 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 29,735 Views 0 Comments

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

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