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#Circuit Criminal Court

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Woman who dressed as man to rob €10,000 given suspended sentence
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman who dressed as man to rob €10,000 given suspended sentence

Jul 22nd 2017, 6:50 AM 13,254 Views 15 Comments

The woman was struggling with financial difficulties when she carried out the ‘bizarre crime.’

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 30 June, 2017

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Woman who committed €31,000 worth of welfare fraud sentenced to community service

Jun 30th 2017, 8:11 PM 29,637 Views 51 Comments

Patricia Sweeney had forged declaration of unemployment forms in order to carry out the fraud.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Three-and-a-half years in jail for man who made menacing phone calls demanding money
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Three-and-a-half years in jail for man who made menacing phone calls demanding money

Mar 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 15,976 Views 11 Comments

Patrick Clarke made two phone calls to Paul Gilmartin, a man he did not know.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month
# Courts
# Courts

Man who punched pensioner off his bike and broke his eye socket to be sentenced next month

Feb 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,584 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Ruzmond Muwaniri, who suffers from schizophrenia, is also facing sentencing for punching another man in the face and smashing his teeth.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Man gets four-year sentence for setting a motorbike on fire on a Dublin city street
# Courts
# Courts

Man gets four-year sentence for setting a motorbike on fire on a Dublin city street

Feb 9th 2017, 6:25 AM 14,004 Views 26 Comments

The court heard that the man, who has an alcohol problem, could not recall the incident.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service
# Portmarnock
# Portmarnock

Man who punched and kicked victim in head over disputed taxi given community service

Feb 8th 2017, 8:15 PM 15,777 Views 29 Comments

Adam McCarthy expressed “genuine remorse” in court over the attack which left Niall McHale unconscious.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail
# Courts
# Courts

Man found with video showing sexual abuse of five-year-old girl asks judge to spare him jail

Feb 7th 2017, 4:11 PM 32,579 Views 0 Comments

31-year-old Michael Flanagan’s defence said he had started downloading such material after the breakup of a long-term relationship.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Gardaí have never investigated a State official shredding Seán FitzPatrick documents
# Pleading The Fifth
# Pleading The Fifth

Gardaí have never investigated a State official shredding Seán FitzPatrick documents

Feb 2nd 2017, 2:17 PM 9,424 Views 0 Comments

The former Anglo Irish Bank chairman is accused of misleading auditors about multimillion euro loans from the years 2002 to 2007.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Court grants David Drumm free legal aid for upcoming trial
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Court grants David Drumm free legal aid for upcoming trial

Jan 31st 2017, 12:17 PM 16,831 Views 0 Comments

Drumm is facing two charges of conspiring to defraud depositors and investors by “dishonestly” inflating Anglo’s deposits figure by 7.2 billion in 2008.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who hijacked nurse's car and "drove it like a mad man" while on drugs jailed for six years

Dec 20th 2016, 7:36 AM 13,999 Views 30 Comments

In sentencing 25-year-old Christopher Coakley Judge Patricia Ryan noted he had been suffering a “drug-induced psychosis” at the time of the incident.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Taxi driver allegedly sexually assaulted woman when bringing her home from night out
# Dublin
# Dublin

Taxi driver allegedly sexually assaulted woman when bringing her home from night out

Dec 7th 2016, 5:39 PM 30,441 Views 0 Comments

The woman said she feared he would drive away from her house with her in the car.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Jurors at Sean FitzPatrick trial told they'll be needed until well into next year
# Here Till February
# Here Till February

Jurors at Sean FitzPatrick trial told they'll be needed until well into next year

Nov 23rd 2016, 3:45 PM 10,315 Views 0 Comments

The trial, which has been running since September, has yet to pass the hearing of allegations stage.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

24-year-old man given suspended sentence for headbutting fellow patron in Copper Face Jacks
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

24-year-old man given suspended sentence for headbutting fellow patron in Copper Face Jacks

Nov 15th 2016, 4:27 PM 24,165 Views 28 Comments

Kelvin Lynch broke Barry Fitzgerald’s nose after coming under the impression he had taken his change.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 21 October, 2016

Unaccompanied learner driver sentenced to nine months for hitting and killing teenager while speeding
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Unaccompanied learner driver sentenced to nine months for hitting and killing teenager while speeding

Oct 21st 2016, 3:36 PM 22,646 Views 52 Comments

Gareth Jones hit 16-year-old Paul McCormack while driving a Toyota Avensis unaccompanied in Finglas, Dublin, in June 2015.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Man who suffered "unfathomable tragedy" avoids jail following cocaine sting
# Courts
# Courts

Man who suffered "unfathomable tragedy" avoids jail following cocaine sting

Oct 20th 2016, 9:27 PM 30,070 Views 10 Comments

Noel Fitzgerald was detained by gardaí with €30,000 worth of cocaine cutting agent benzocaine in his possession.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 3 October, 2016

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term
# Courts
# Courts

Man, pulled from burning car after high-speed pursuit crash, avoids jail term

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:21 PM 13,342 Views 18 Comments

32-year-old Kieran Cox had failed to make a left-hand turn, hit another parked car, and crashed into a pole before the car burst into flames.

Man who stole Holy Sacrament from Dublin church sentenced to seven years
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Man who stole Holy Sacrament from Dublin church sentenced to seven years

Oct 3rd 2016, 3:24 PM 33,614 Views 86 Comments

The monstrance containing the sacrament has not been recovered.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

'Exemplary' prisoner, convicted of heroin possession, left on Dublin street alone for an hour by guards
# Exceptional
# Exceptional

'Exemplary' prisoner, convicted of heroin possession, left on Dublin street alone for an hour by guards

Jul 5th 2016, 6:28 PM 40,900 Views 0 Comments

Joseph O’Neill, convicted of possessing €1.4 million worth of heroin, had been giving a speech at a conference in Dublin Castle.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 20 June, 2016

Mother avoids jail for harassment, including sending taxis and food deliveries to woman's home
# Swords
# Swords

Mother avoids jail for harassment, including sending taxis and food deliveries to woman's home

Jun 20th 2016, 6:51 PM 25,968 Views 27 Comments

The feud originated following the exchange of ‘very mild banter’ between the two women’s children at school.

# circuit-criminal-court - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Passenger in stolen car recorded garda chase on Snapchat, court told
# Dublin
# Dublin

Passenger in stolen car recorded garda chase on Snapchat, court told

Jun 18th 2016, 7:40 AM 16,385 Views 0 Comments

The driver of the Nissan Micra has been sentenced to 18 months, with the final 9 suspended.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Suspended sentence for 16-year-old who assaulted four women and teenage girl
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Suspended sentence for 16-year-old who assaulted four women and teenage girl

May 12th 2016, 8:26 PM 20,085 Views 0 Comments

The judge ordered him to complete the recovery programme in which he’s currently participating.

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials
# Courts
# Courts

19 accused in Jobstown trial to have separate trials

May 12th 2016, 2:00 PM 8,918 Views 0 Comments

They had previously asked that they go on trial together. The trials will most likely be broken up into blocks.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 11 April, 2016

Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence
# Defilement
# Defilement

Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence

Apr 11th 2016, 4:13 PM 16,925 Views 0 Comments

The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care
# Courts
# Courts

Montessori teacher jailed for taking pornographic pictures of a 4-year-old in his care

Mar 3rd 2016, 3:36 PM 26,029 Views 53 Comments

The girl’s parents said the man’s actions would impact them as a family for the rest of their lives.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer
# Courts
# Courts

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:45 PM 12,402 Views 18 Comments

Jeffrey Dumbrell (35) is currently serving a life sentence at Wheatfield Prison in Dublin. His previous convictions include murder, assault, and larceny.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 8 February, 2016

Elderly woman too afraid to leave her home after carjacking, court hears
# TRAUMATIC
# TRAUMATIC

Elderly woman too afraid to leave her home after carjacking, court hears

Feb 8th 2016, 4:09 PM 14,747 Views 33 Comments

Cavan resident Francis Stokes (29) and Kildare man Martin Stokes (24) have been sentenced to four years in prison for the hijacking.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Man accused of possessing 67 allegedly stolen antique books said that he "can't read too well."
# Carton House
# Carton House

Man accused of possessing 67 allegedly stolen antique books said that he "can't read too well."

Jan 28th 2016, 9:13 PM 15,244 Views 0 Comments

The man pleaded not guilty to possessing the books at his home while knowing or being reckless as to whether they were stolen.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Man on trial for having ancient stolen books in his house
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# Courts

Man on trial for having ancient stolen books in his house

Jan 27th 2016, 5:59 PM 22,656 Views 0 Comments

51-year-old Andrew Shannon stands accused of unlawfully possessing the antique books which were taken from Carton House in Co Kildare in or around 2006.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 18 December, 2015

Boy (14) kept his brother calm during "cowardly" robbery by mugger
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# Dublin

Boy (14) kept his brother calm during "cowardly" robbery by mugger

Dec 18th 2015, 6:43 PM 25,352 Views 29 Comments

The judge praised his maturity.

# circuit-criminal-court - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

'An utter nightmare': Sex offender to be sentenced for abusing brother over five-year period
# Courts
# Courts

'An utter nightmare': Sex offender to be sentenced for abusing brother over five-year period

Dec 15th 2015, 6:04 AM 22,203 Views 0 Comments

He faces two counts of sexual assault with a maximum sentence of two years each.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Woman pleads guilty to attempting to abduct child from a creche
# Courts
# Courts

Woman pleads guilty to attempting to abduct child from a creche

Dec 2nd 2015, 1:54 PM 16,431 Views 0 Comments

She has been granted bail.

# circuit-criminal-court - Friday 13 November, 2015

Man jailed for having sex with his underage step-sister when he was a teenager
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for having sex with his underage step-sister when he was a teenager

Nov 13th 2015, 4:59 PM 39,222 Views 28 Comments

Russell Ward (23) has been jailed for 18 months for carrying on the relationship which began when he was 16 and his step-sister was 12.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans
# Anglo Trial
# Anglo Trial

Ireland sees first bankers convicted of giving illegal loans

Apr 17th 2014, 10:57 PM 66,117 Views 172 Comments

Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer found guilty of giving loans to the Maple 10 but not guilty in relation to dealings with the Quinn family.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Woman charged with assisting suicide in Dublin
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# Courts

Woman charged with assisting suicide in Dublin

Nov 20th 2013, 10:55 PM 28,359 Views 0 Comments

Gail O’Rourke of Kilclare Gardens in Tallaght is charged with assisting in the suicide of another woman in Dublin in 2011.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 29 July, 2013

Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident
# Court
# Court

Company fined for breaching health and safety laws after tragic incident

Jul 29th 2013, 12:44 PM 11,519 Views 13 Comments

The case arose after an accident in which a bus carrying students flipped onto its roof, resulting in the death of a teenager.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 18 July, 2013

Year in prison for man who attempted to smuggle 20,000 cigarettes
# Revenue
# Revenue

Year in prison for man who attempted to smuggle 20,000 cigarettes

Jul 18th 2013, 8:29 PM 7,442 Views 42 Comments

The man was charged with evasion duty of the ‘Marlboro Light’ cigarettes which had a potential loss to the Exchequer of €6,706.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths
# Bray
# Bray

Wicklow council pleads guilty to charges over firefighter deaths

Jun 20th 2013, 12:48 PM 5,997 Views 19 Comments

The council was on trial for the deaths of two firefighters in a blaze that broke out in a disused building in Bray six years ago.

# circuit-criminal-court - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014
# Anglo
# Anglo

Pics: Seán FitzPatrick back in court as Anglo trial date set for January 2014

Jan 23rd 2013, 12:11 PM 5,034 Views 0 Comments

The former chief of the now defunct bank appeared with two other former directors at the Circuit Criminal Court today as a trial date was provisionally set for next year.

# circuit-criminal-court - Monday 8 October, 2012

FitzPatrick and two other former Anglo execs sent forward for trial
# Anglo
# Anglo

FitzPatrick and two other former Anglo execs sent forward for trial

Oct 8th 2012, 1:05 PM 7,842 Views 0 Comments

Seán FitzPatrick and two other former executives of Anglo Irish Bank appeared in court in Dublin today as they each face 16 charges of providing unlawful financial assistance four years ago.

# circuit-criminal-court - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers
# Courts
# Courts

Drugs are up, divorce is down - the Irish courts in numbers

Jul 14th 2011, 11:41 AM 534 Views 12 Comments

The Courts Service report for 2010 reveals that there has been an increase in drugs offences at the Circuit Criminal Court, an increase in child custody and access applications, and a decrease in separation and divorce.