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#Central Criminal Court

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

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager
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# Courts

Man sentenced to 12 years for abusing daughter for three years while she was a young teenager

Jan 14th 2019, 8:21 PM 22,899 Views 9 Comments

He has been registered as a sex offender.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Doctor found not guilty of three-year-old son's murder by reason of insanity
# Verdict
# Verdict

Doctor found not guilty of three-year-old son's murder by reason of insanity

Dec 20th 2018, 3:47 PM 21,559 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son hears from her neighbours
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# Central Criminal Court

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son hears from her neighbours

Dec 18th 2018, 7:46 PM 23,238 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem has pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son (3) hears from garda who arrived at scene
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# Courts

Trial of doctor accused of murdering son (3) hears from garda who arrived at scene

Dec 18th 2018, 2:51 PM 13,729 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem has pleaded not guilty to murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears
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# Courts

Clare man tricked stepdaughter into having sex with him by posing as stranger online, court hears

Dec 4th 2018, 8:00 PM 45,557 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the behaviour of the man as callous and ruthless.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 23 November, 2018

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas
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# Courts

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas

Nov 23rd 2018, 6:14 PM 20,008 Views 0 Comments

He was charged with attempting to murder the woman on 23 December 2017.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 19 November, 2018

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager
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# Courts

Limerick man jailed for 17 years for raping and forming sexual relationship with teenager

Nov 19th 2018, 12:44 PM 26,575 Views 29 Comments

Patrick O’Dea pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial at the Central Criminal Court.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Man on trial for murdering partner told emergency services she 'fell down the stairs'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man on trial for murdering partner told emergency services she 'fell down the stairs'

Nov 14th 2018, 4:43 PM 17,693 Views 0 Comments

Prosecuting lawyers say a post-mortem examination will show her injuries were inconsistent with a fall.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 5 November, 2018

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Horse trader jailed for 9 years for rape of teenage girl who worked for him

Nov 5th 2018, 5:22 PM 55,442 Views 38 Comments

The incidents took place in Mountrath, Co Laois in the early 1990s. The judge described the abuse as “calculated and exploitative”.

Man (70) pleads not guilty to murdering his partner two years ago
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# Courts

Man (70) pleads not guilty to murdering his partner two years ago

Nov 5th 2018, 12:03 PM 14,685 Views 0 Comments

Desmond Duffy today replied “not guilty” when charged with the murder of Des Sullivan.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 2 November, 2018

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Father jailed for repeated rape of his daughter told gardaí he considered her a 'partner by night'

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:11 PM 63,911 Views 0 Comments

The man was jailed for 15 years.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 22 October, 2018

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man jailed for ten years for rape and 'persistent sexual abuse' of stepdaughter

Oct 22nd 2018, 8:26 PM 30,040 Views 19 Comments

Michael Moloney pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual abuse on dates between 2009 and 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Court hears woman charged with attempted murder stood on road 'picking a victim'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Court hears woman charged with attempted murder stood on road 'picking a victim'

Oct 17th 2018, 6:41 PM 21,963 Views 0 Comments

Laura Kenna, of no fixed abode, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

Man jailed for eight years for attempting to murder four children
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for eight years for attempting to murder four children

Oct 17th 2018, 12:12 PM 15,080 Views 0 Comments

A judge imposed a 12-year sentence but suspended the final four years.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

13-year-old boy accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent forward for trial
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

13-year-old boy accused of Ana Kriegel murder sent forward for trial

Aug 28th 2018, 1:05 PM 24,369 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s mother caressed his face during the hearing in the Children’s Court.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway
# Courts
# Courts

Donegal teenager acquitted of raping schoolmate after meeting at a takeaway

Jul 19th 2018, 6:05 PM 39,900 Views 53 Comments

The 19-year-old youth had denied one count of rape and another of oral rape of a girl.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man (30s) arrested in connection with €1.1m international money laundering operation

Jul 18th 2018, 11:39 AM 21,247 Views 0 Comments

The alleged fraud is believed to have been perpetrated against a Danish company in May 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year
# Courts Report
# Courts Report

Murder, rape and manslaughter: This is what Ireland's courts looked like last year

Jul 17th 2018, 5:05 PM 14,007 Views 27 Comments

The number of rape trials heard in the Central Criminal Court increased by 22% from 59 in 2016 to 77 last year.

A man convicted of raping his sister-in-law threatened to sue her for defamation when she spoke about abuse
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# Solicitors Letter

A man convicted of raping his sister-in-law threatened to sue her for defamation when she spoke about abuse

Jul 17th 2018, 3:02 PM 28,841 Views 0 Comments

The man was 59 when he raped his 15-year-old sister-in-law.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 16 July, 2018

Dublin man jailed for attempting to murder teen at Hell Fire Club
# Hellfire Club
# Hellfire Club

Dublin man jailed for attempting to murder teen at Hell Fire Club

Jul 16th 2018, 6:04 PM 23,470 Views 0 Comments

Michael Corbett was sentenced to nine years in prison but six of them were suspended.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Dublin man who attempted to sexually assault woman on her 20th birthday avoids jail sentence
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# Court

Dublin man who attempted to sexually assault woman on her 20th birthday avoids jail sentence

Jul 11th 2018, 5:04 PM 25,523 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that the man held the victim’s head in his hands and also ripped off her underwear.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 9 July, 2018

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape
# Garrett Phillips
# Garrett Phillips

Former Ros Na Rún actor sentenced to six years in jail for oral rape

Jul 9th 2018, 11:45 AM 36,928 Views 24 Comments

He had pleaded not guilty to the offence and has no previous convictions.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

'Help help please' - Court hears of text sent by alleged rape victim to friend during incident
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'Help help please' - Court hears of text sent by alleged rape victim to friend during incident

Jul 3rd 2018, 8:48 PM 31,556 Views 0 Comments

The alleged assault happened in a town in the northwest in the aftermath of St Patrick’s Day celebrations in 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 2 July, 2018

Judge praises friends for saving teenager from knife-wielding man in throes of psychotic episode at Hellfire Club
# Montpelier Hill
# Montpelier Hill

Judge praises friends for saving teenager from knife-wielding man in throes of psychotic episode at Hellfire Club

Jul 2nd 2018, 10:53 PM 30,276 Views 0 Comments

Michael Corbett (28) had attacked the 17-year-old with his own knife after chatting to him and his two friends.

Teenager who sexually assaulted half-brother (8) avoids jail sentence
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# Courts

Teenager who sexually assaulted half-brother (8) avoids jail sentence

Jul 2nd 2018, 5:41 PM 22,607 Views 0 Comments

The accused is from a dysfunctional family and had been in institutional care from a young age, the court heard.

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for five years for rape after being tracked down selling a phone on DoneDeal

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:28 PM 29,000 Views 0 Comments

30-year-old Martin Sherlock had raped the woman at her Dublin home in August 2015 after meeting her on dating app Badoo.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 29 June, 2018

Two men found in burning car died of gunshot wounds to their heads, court hears
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# Courts

Two men found in burning car died of gunshot wounds to their heads, court hears

Jun 29th 2018, 4:10 PM 18,960 Views 0 Comments

A 35-year-old Dubliner is charged with murdering the two men.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Michael Lowry found guilty on two charges of submitting incorrect corporation tax returns
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Michael Lowry found guilty on two charges of submitting incorrect corporation tax returns

Jun 26th 2018, 12:32 PM 315 Views 0 Comments

The TD had faced eight charges based on returns filed between 2002 and 2007.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 25 June, 2018

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years
# Limerick
# Limerick

Man who repeatedly raped ex-partner and teenage foster daughter jailed for 18 years

Jun 25th 2018, 6:22 PM 29,739 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old Limerick man threatened the child’s foster mother with a knife during the night long ordeal.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill
# Co Louth
# Co Louth

Rape conviction quashed over ruling that prevented girl (15) being asked about contraceptive pill

Jun 21st 2018, 3:35 PM 29,338 Views 0 Comments

The man was sentenced to eight years imprisonment on 29 July 2016.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Evidence of Patrick Nevin's Tinder use allowed in rape case because of 'similar modus operandi'

Jun 20th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,010 Views 0 Comments

Previous convictions of a defendant are usually not heard by a jury.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Case against former Anglo chief David Drumm concludes

May 15th 2018, 12:36 PM 12,033 Views 0 Comments

Drumm faces charges of alleged conspiracy to defraud Anglo depositors by inflating the Anglo deposit total by €7.2 billion in September 2008.

# central-criminal-court - Monday 14 May, 2018

Two women jailed for six years for plastic bag killing
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# Courts

Two women jailed for six years for plastic bag killing

May 14th 2018, 2:26 PM 29,775 Views 40 Comments

The women told gardaí that they had been drinking heavily and taking drugs before a fight broke out and they put the bag over Ian Quinn’s head to frighten him.

# central-criminal-court - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man who repeatedly punched ex-partner, then abducted their one-year-old daughter, avoids jail sentence

May 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 21,241 Views 0 Comments

The man’s former partner said that on the night in question he had been “out of his bin” with alcohol.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years
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# Courts

Man who sexually assaulted friend as she lay asleep jailed for three years

May 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 34,318 Views 9 Comments

The 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to one count of sexually assaulting the woman at her Tipperary home on 7 September 2015.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail
# Maurice Power
# Maurice Power

Appeal rejected: Murderer who raised 'cigarette break supervision' issue sent back to jail

Apr 24th 2018, 9:35 PM 19,814 Views 0 Comments

Maurice Power was found guilty of the murder of Shane Rossiter.

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended
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# Courts

'He took my virginity': Woman tells court she confronted brother years after alleged abuse ended

Apr 24th 2018, 6:21 PM 26,366 Views 0 Comments

The woman, now aged 41, alleges her brother began abusing her at the age of four.

# central-criminal-court - Friday 20 April, 2018

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife

Apr 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 11,124 Views 0 Comments

The man had previously been sentenced to life in prison for the murder – but had that conviction quashed.

# central-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Father accused of murdering infant son has inconsistencies in his account of death, court hears
# Baby Joshua
# Baby Joshua

Father accused of murdering infant son has inconsistencies in his account of death, court hears

Mar 20th 2018, 4:13 PM 13,817 Views 0 Comments

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

# central-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears
# Courts
# Courts

Man cleared of murdering trespasser in home with garden shears

Mar 14th 2018, 12:37 PM 27,244 Views 0 Comments

This is the first murder case defended under the Defence and Dwelling Act.