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# Central Criminal Court

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Trial of food delivery rider accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne opens at Central Criminal Court
George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering the 16-year-old in East Wall on 26 January 2021.
Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge
Patrick McDonagh’s defence team had argued that he was unfit for trial under Section 4 of the Criminal Law Insanity Act.
Brother of Jennifer Poole speaks after life-sentence handed down to murderer
Jason Poole said that his family “miss Jennifer so much” and that their lives are not the same without her.
Man jailed for six-and-a-half years for rape of a sleeping 16-year-old girl
The man was convicted of rape and oral rape by the unanimous verdict of a jury following a trial in February 2022.
Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years
Whelan (42) was shot dead at Mount Andrew Rise in Lucan, Co Dublin on 18 November 2019.
Father tells murder trial of moment he discovered his critically injured two-year-old daughter
Karen Harrington, 37, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon, Cork is on trial for the murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley.
Man who assaulted and threatened pregnant woman jailed for five years
The 23-year-old was also arrested for robberies at two supermarkets.
Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder
The judge said that the impact of the shooting was “devastating” for the victim, Sinead Connolly.
Date set for retrial of 16-year-old boy accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj
A jury at the Central Criminal Court failed to reach a verdict in the teenager’s first trial earlier this month.
Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of boy (16) accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj
Urantsetseg Tserendorj died from a stab wound in the neck.
Man accused of murder of Ashling Murphy sent forward for trial
He faced his seventh hearing in court today.
Sentence increased for man who brandished knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered
The DPP had appealed the sentence imposed on Scott O’Connor on the grounds that the three-year suspended portion was “unduly lenient”.
Man admits to murder of Jennifer Poole in Dublin last year
The 24-year-old was stabbed to death at her home in Dublin in April last year.
Urantsetseg Tserendorj trial: Grandmother of murder accused told gardaí he had 'done something terrible'
Urantsetseg Tserendorj was stabbed while walking home in the IFSC in January 2021.
Murder trial hears details of Urantsetseg Tserendorj's injuries after fatal stabbing
Urantsetseg Tserendorj was stabbed while walking home in the IFSC in January 2021.
Woman who was sexually assaulted as a child asks court not to jail her father
The man was sentenced to two years in prison with the final eighteen months suspended.
Witness collapses at Central Criminal Court murder trial
Garofita Selin was being cross-examined about statements she gave to gardaí on the behaviour of the accused when she collapsed.
Rape trial hears one of four accused thought woman 'might come to her senses' and go to police
The first accused (22) told gardaí that the then 17-year-old girl consented and that nothing really happened, “but you never know”.
Midlands rape trial: Jury hears evidence of the accused men's interviews with gardaí
One of the four accused first told gardaí none of them had sex with the girl, then later told gardaí they all had sex with her.
Man accused of killing pensioner refused to give a reason to Gardaí, court hears
Trevor Rowe (30) is accused of killing 71-year-old Ann Butler.
Man found injured in Dublin park had won money days before death, court hears
The Central Criminal Court is hearing the case of Feri Anghel who denies the murder of Ioan Artene Bob in 2018.
Ashling Murphy murder accused to face trial in Central Criminal Court
Jozef Puska, 31, faced his fifth hearing at Cloverhill District Court today.
Midlands rape trial: Woman denies sexual activity in car was consensual
The woman at the centre of the case told the court today that she had been “badgered” for oral sex.
Cork-based man who drove man from house where another man died avoids jail
The judge noted 34-year-old Thomas Fitchett’s guilty plea during sentencing.
Young woman gives evidence in trial of four men in the Midlands accused of raping her
The woman has alleged she was attacked in a car by the men in December 2016.
Rapist sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing young girls
The 61-year-old man was convicted for the acts he carried out as a teenager last year following a trial in Co Offaly.
Father-of-eight handed over house for 'gruesome' Kean Mulready Woods murder
Gerard McKenna was remanded in custody until 8 March, when he will be sentenced.
Trial of four men alleged to have raped teenage girl 'one after another' has opened
The trial is expected to last six weeks and will take place in Croke Park.
Former soldier convicted of 'cynical and cold campaign of rape' jailed for 10 years
Niall Kennedy was convicted by a jury last December of 12 counts of rape on eleven different occasions in August 2017.
Jury can't reach agreement in home defence murder trial
The defence has contended that Dean Kerrie killed Jack Power in Dunmore East in self defence.
Man who sexually abused children while he was a teenager jailed for five and a half years
He plead guilty to one count of rape and six counts of indecent assault in the 1980s.
Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years
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.
Munster trial: Parents jailed for 9 and 15 years for 'most awful' sexual abuse and neglect of their children
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”.
Parents of two small children abused by their uncle tell court of 'worst nightmare'
The man assaulted the children while babysitting them.
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European Karate champion jailed for six years for sexual assault on college student
Rachel McElroy told the court she cried for hours after the attack as videos of which bystanders posted on social media.
Man to be sentenced for raping and sexually assaulting teenage girl he invited back to his home
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
Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.
Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life
Damien Singleton had pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.
Cork murder trial hears brother was stabbed after argument over family home
Helen Jones (53) is accused of murdering her brother Paul at his home on the southside of Cork city in September 2019.
Jury sworn in for trial of Cork woman accused of murdering her brother two years ago
Helen Jones is charged with the murder of Paul Jones in Cork in 2019.