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#Central Criminal Court

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

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

Nov 29th 2021, 3:04 PM 24,696 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
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Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life

Nov 25th 2021, 5:59 PM 17,934 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
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# Central Criminal Court

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

Nov 24th 2021, 6:43 PM 19,854 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
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Jury sworn in for trial of Cork woman accused of murdering her brother two years ago

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:57 PM 21,286 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'
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Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'

Nov 19th 2021, 7:32 PM 27,198 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
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# Central Criminal Court

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend

Nov 15th 2021, 4:57 PM 21,560 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 17,000 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
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Man who repeatedly raped his niece while she babysat his children jailed for 10 years

Oct 18th 2021, 7:15 PM 51,356 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

Oct 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 52,560 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
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# Trial

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

Oct 11th 2021, 1:50 PM 24,695 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
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# Trial

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

Oct 1st 2021, 7:13 PM 31,836 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
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# Court

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

Oct 1st 2021, 5:35 PM 18,169 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 39,185 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
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# Court

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

Sep 20th 2021, 4:18 PM 68,229 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
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# Trial

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

Sep 16th 2021, 6:24 PM 27,664 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 30,660 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
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# Trial

Murder accused told gardaí that wife stabbed herself

Sep 14th 2021, 6:22 PM 22,346 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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Man accused of murdering Jennie Poole in Finglas sent for trial

Sep 13th 2021, 2:12 PM 29,565 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
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15-year-old accused of murdering woman in IFSC attack sent for trial to Central Criminal Court

Aug 12th 2021, 2:59 PM 22,373 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
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Jury in Munster child abuse trial retires for the evening

Updated Jul 29th 2021, 4:20 PM 11,014 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 34,114 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
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# Arklow

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

Jul 20th 2021, 6:43 PM 66,312 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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Woman applies to court to dismiss two attempted murder charges

Jul 19th 2021, 3:54 PM 23,231 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 36,224 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
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# Bray Boxing Club

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

Jul 9th 2021, 2:25 PM 20,151 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
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# Trial

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

Jul 6th 2021, 4:17 PM 40,829 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
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# Courts

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

Jul 1st 2021, 6:33 PM 9,708 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
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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 22,352 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
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Louth man jailed for attempted rape after he made admissions to the gardaí himself

Jun 14th 2021, 1:57 PM 25,721 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
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Teen accused of fatally stabbing woman in IFSC to face Central Criminal Court on other charges

Jun 9th 2021, 7:00 PM 20,741 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
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Man sent for trial over murder of Dublin teenager Josh Dunne

Jun 9th 2021, 3:45 PM 17,394 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
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Teenager sentenced to life detention with review after eight years for murder of defenceless man

May 27th 2021, 6:10 PM 30,978 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 17,815 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
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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 27,776 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
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# Criminal Court

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

May 7th 2021, 6:22 PM 29,756 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
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# Central Criminal Court

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

May 6th 2021, 9:28 PM 53,354 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 35,963 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 41,559 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 40,436 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
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Mother accused of murdering three children in January 2020 to go on trial next month

Apr 12th 2021, 1:20 PM 35,954 Views 0 Comments

The woman cannot be named for legal reasons.