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#Central Criminal Court

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

Patricia O'Connor murder trial: How the jury decided on the cover-up
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Feb 28th 2020, 6:28 PM 14,832 Views 0 Comments

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
# Keith Johnston
# Keith Johnston

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

Updated Feb 28th 2020, 11:28 AM 14,653 Views 0 Comments

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
# Patricia O'connor
# Patricia O'connor

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

Feb 18th 2020, 7:58 PM 10,503 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Feb 14th 2020, 1:25 PM 30,820 Views 5 Comments

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'
# Lordship
# Lordship

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

Feb 6th 2020, 4:26 PM 27,105 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jan 28th 2020, 10:16 PM 21,357 Views 0 Comments

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
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

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

Jan 21st 2020, 11:03 PM 36,556 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Dec 13th 2019, 4:02 PM 13,897 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mohamed Morei

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

Dec 11th 2019, 5:38 PM 13,885 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Dec 11th 2019, 2:53 PM 22,880 Views 0 Comments

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
# Yusif Ali Abdi

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

Dec 9th 2019, 3:36 PM 16,014 Views 0 Comments

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
# Patrick O'donnell
# Patrick O'donnell

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

Nov 27th 2019, 5:37 PM 36,901 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Nov 27th 2019, 4:03 PM 31,699 Views 0 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Nov 25th 2019, 1:31 PM 27,807 Views 16 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Nov 11th 2019, 6:04 PM 50,617 Views 10 Comments

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
# Central Mental Hospital
# Central Mental Hospital

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

Oct 24th 2019, 4:26 PM 15,521 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 10,194 Views 0 Comments

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
# Convicted
# Convicted

'Depraved': Child rapist jailed for seven years

Oct 21st 2019, 1:13 PM 32,186 Views 14 Comments

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
# Victim Impact
# Victim Impact

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

Oct 14th 2019, 10:26 PM 39,778 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 9th 2019, 7:34 PM 58,385 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jul 25th 2019, 2:38 PM 27,885 Views 23 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 5:08 PM 26,456 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 11:44 AM 20,874 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jul 4th 2019, 7:12 PM 14,744 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Rape trial collapses after alleged victim leaves Ireland during trial

Jul 4th 2019, 5:07 PM 43,777 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 1st 2019, 4:35 PM 45,380 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jun 28th 2019, 8:25 AM 43,450 Views 0 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Jun 27th 2019, 3:34 PM 21,487 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 31st 2019, 7:07 PM 69,004 Views 0 Comments

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
# Convicted
# Convicted

Man convicted of raping two women who were working as prostitutes

May 10th 2019, 10:30 PM 35,993 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mercy Peters

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

May 8th 2019, 2:35 PM 28,209 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Updated Apr 30th 2019, 6:54 PM 30,629 Views 0 Comments

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

# central-criminal-court - Monday 29 April, 2019

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house
# Courts
# Courts

Rape victim says his life was left in 'tatters' from the moment alleged IRA man entered his house

Updated Apr 29th 2019, 5:42 PM 29,688 Views 0 Comments

Seamus Marley (45) was found guilty last month of raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in the 1990s.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 8 April, 2019

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches

Updated Apr 8th 2019, 6:32 PM 40,313 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

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

Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment
# Courts
# Courts

Man who destroyed home in 'devastating' gas explosion found not guilty of reckless endangerment

Apr 4th 2019, 7:17 PM 20,188 Views 12 Comments

Terence Maguire caused the explosion in an attempt to take his own life.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 March, 2019

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence
# Truth Or Dare
# Truth Or Dare

Rapist who coerced child into sexualised games handed 18-month sentence

Mar 29th 2019, 3:39 PM 29,842 Views 47 Comments

The court heard that the offending behaviour took place two or three times a week for eight months.

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

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears

Updated Mar 25th 2019, 8:35 PM 60,321 Views 0 Comments

The young woman delivered a highly emotional victim impact statement to the court.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 15 March, 2019

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'
# Patrick Quirke
# Patrick Quirke

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'

Mar 15th 2019, 1:39 PM 20,673 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon discharged the jury until next Wednesday this afternoon.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 8 February, 2019

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Woman forgives ex-partner who raped her while she slept, court hears

Feb 8th 2019, 3:32 PM 60,990 Views 0 Comments

Justice Carmel Stewart imposed a seven-year sentence with the final 18 months suspended.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 18 January, 2019

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend

Jan 18th 2019, 4:40 PM 32,971 Views 1 Comment

As part of his sentence, the man was to engage with the ‘Better Lives’ sex offender treatment programme while in custody.