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# conviction - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

10 people face trial for sharing pictures or naming two boys convicted of murdering teenage girl
# Courts
# Courts

10 people face trial for sharing pictures or naming two boys convicted of murdering teenage girl

Dec 2nd 2020, 9:30 PM 23,650 Views 0 Comments

The images and names were shared on social media.

# conviction - Friday 30 October, 2020

Judge urges motorists to 'take that second look' as woman fined €4k for knocking cyclist off his bike
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Judge urges motorists to 'take that second look' as woman fined €4k for knocking cyclist off his bike

Oct 30th 2020, 9:45 PM 55,528 Views 49 Comments

The victim suffered a head injury and is now 50% deaf in one ear and has lost his sense of smell.

# conviction - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Man jailed for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane appeals against conviction
# Grace Millane
# Grace Millane

Man jailed for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane appeals against conviction

Aug 6th 2020, 7:09 AM 30,219 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors argued in the trial that the man deliberately strangled Millane to death.

# conviction - Monday 20 April, 2020

'Since his death I am no longer living. I simply exist': Family of Cameron Blair tell court of impact of his death
# Victim Impact Statement
# Victim Impact Statement

'Since his death I am no longer living. I simply exist': Family of Cameron Blair tell court of impact of his death

Apr 20th 2020, 8:00 PM 25,024 Views 0 Comments

A teenage boy has received a life sentence for his murder, a sentence which will be reviewed in 2032.

# conviction - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Sex workers' support group praises 20 year sentence for rapist as it thanks victims for coming forward
# Conviction
# Conviction

Sex workers' support group praises 20 year sentence for rapist as it thanks victims for coming forward

Jul 31st 2019, 10:00 PM 33,817 Views 23 Comments

Gheorghe Goidan was sentenced to 20 years today.

# conviction - Monday 22 July, 2019

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial
# Courts
# Courts

Man (75) has conviction for raping granddaughter quashed over concerns he was unfit to stand trial

Jul 22nd 2019, 3:06 PM 19,294 Views 19 Comments

Christopher Redmond was found in recent weeks to have had a severe form of dementia for some time “with no prospect of recovery”.

# conviction - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Man jailed for eight years for starting fire that spread to neighbours' apartments
# Peter Bradshaw
# Peter Bradshaw

Man jailed for eight years for starting fire that spread to neighbours' apartments

Jul 3rd 2019, 6:30 AM 17,276 Views 11 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to 11 years imprisonment, but suspended the final three years of the sentence on strict conditions.

# conviction - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Pharmacist convicted of murdering his wife in UK so he could start new life with boyfriend abroad
# Middlesbrough
# Middlesbrough

Pharmacist convicted of murdering his wife in UK so he could start new life with boyfriend abroad

Dec 5th 2018, 7:09 PM 27,556 Views 24 Comments

Mitesh Patel was today sentenced to 30 years in jail for the murder of his wife Jessica.

# conviction - Friday 31 August, 2018

Man who murdered fianceé handed life sentence after 'brutal attack'
# Craigavon
# Craigavon

Man who murdered fianceé handed life sentence after 'brutal attack'

Aug 31st 2018, 4:12 PM 18,737 Views 11 Comments

The PSNI welcomed the sentence.

# conviction - Friday 10 August, 2018

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

KBC labelled 'sloppy' for hiring worker with prior conviction

Aug 10th 2018, 6:00 PM 22,344 Views 0 Comments

The bank said that the case was an “isolated occurrence”.

# conviction - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Michael Lowry and refrigeration company fined €25k over submitting incorrect corporation tax returns

Updated Jun 26th 2018, 4:53 PM 28,344 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary TD had faced eight charges relating to corporation tax returns stemming from dates between August 2002 and August 2007.

Michael Lowry found guilty on two charges of submitting incorrect corporation tax returns
# Central Criminal Court
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# Central Criminal Court

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

Jun 26th 2018, 12:32 PM 292 Views 0 Comments

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

# conviction - Monday 21 May, 2018

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping
# Securicor Van
# Securicor Van

Three men convicted for their part in €2.28 million tiger kidnapping

May 21st 2018, 5:02 PM 27,849 Views 0 Comments

The jury continues to deliberate in the case of another man.

# conviction - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

The 440 kilo cocaine seizure which threatens to bring down the Kinahan cartel
# El Rico
# El Rico

The 440 kilo cocaine seizure which threatens to bring down the Kinahan cartel

Jan 30th 2018, 6:01 AM 48,877 Views 13 Comments

El Rico’s arrest has the potential to bring down dozens of drug traffickers.

# conviction - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Man jailed for seven years after sexually attacking woman he tracked off late night bus

Jan 18th 2018, 7:34 PM 29,960 Views 35 Comments

Eduard Boaca targeted two women within six months, one in a McDonald’s toilet cubicle, and demanded oral sex after threatening them with a knife.

# conviction - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years
# Matthew Scully-hicks
# Matthew Scully-hicks

Man who murdered his adopted baby daughter jailed for 18 years

Nov 7th 2017, 5:24 PM 68,898 Views 66 Comments

Matthew Scully-Hicks was yesterday convicted of murdering his 18-month-old daughter Elsie, just two weeks after formally adopting her.

# conviction - Monday 25 September, 2017

London man convicted of killing fiancée hours after their engagement party
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

London man convicted of killing fiancée hours after their engagement party

Sep 25th 2017, 8:34 PM 48,816 Views 0 Comments

He was found several hours later semi-naked and bleeding from a self-inflicted injury.

# conviction - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

11-year sentence for man who brutally assaulted woman with a claw hammer
# PSNI
# PSNI

11-year sentence for man who brutally assaulted woman with a claw hammer

Feb 15th 2017, 5:54 PM 12,416 Views 35 Comments

Victim has been left with the need to use a colostomy bag and unable to conceive.

# conviction - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979
# Etan Patz
# Etan Patz

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979

Feb 14th 2017, 8:43 PM 21,601 Views 4 Comments

Etan Patz was walking to school on his own for the first time when he disappeared in May 1979.

# conviction - Friday 27 January, 2017

Man with 483 convictions sentenced to 18 months for road crash which killed teen
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

Man with 483 convictions sentenced to 18 months for road crash which killed teen

Jan 27th 2017, 9:50 AM 43,622 Views 185 Comments

18-year-old Shane Patton was killed in the crash near Drumkeen in Donegal

# conviction - Friday 18 November, 2016

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien
# Child Rapist
# Child Rapist

Management at St Patrick's Cathedral apologise to victims of child rapist Patrick O'Brien

Nov 18th 2016, 6:09 PM 11,698 Views 12 Comments

The convicted child molester was sentenced to 13 years in prison earlier this month.

# conviction - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Steven Avery of 'Making A Murderer' to claim DNA evidence was planted in initial trial
# Conviction
# Conviction

Steven Avery of 'Making A Murderer' to claim DNA evidence was planted in initial trial

Aug 20th 2016, 12:40 PM 24,721 Views 34 Comments

Avery’s appeal follows the decision to overturn the conviction of co-accused Brendan Dassey.

# conviction - Friday 12 August, 2016

Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned
# Making A Murderer
# Making A Murderer

Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey's conviction overturned

Aug 12th 2016, 9:26 PM 64,406 Views 48 Comments

Dassey was just 16 at the time of the murder.

# conviction - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party
# Courts
# Courts

Drunk driver jailed for two years for crashing into taxi on way home from Christmas party

Jul 16th 2016, 7:30 AM 22,742 Views 28 Comments

The Straffan man pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing serious bodily harm.

# conviction - Monday 6 June, 2016

Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi
# India
# India

Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi

Jun 6th 2016, 4:00 PM 27,841 Views 30 Comments

The 52-year-old tourist was attacked at knifepoint after losing her way back to her hotel.

# conviction - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother
# Court
# Court

Eight life sentences for convicted paedophile who raped his girlfriend and her mother

May 3rd 2016, 1:07 PM 45,382 Views 91 Comments

The man cannot be named to protect the women’s identities.

# conviction - Monday 29 February, 2016

Man who raped pregnant woman jailed for seven and a half years
# Laois
# Laois

Man who raped pregnant woman jailed for seven and a half years

Feb 29th 2016, 8:30 PM 44,888 Views 29 Comments

The woman was anally raped by him after a night out and said that she was devastated by the attack.

# conviction - Saturday 6 February, 2016

"Jilted lover" has sentence for harassing and assaulting former partner suspended
# Courts
# Courts

"Jilted lover" has sentence for harassing and assaulting former partner suspended

Feb 6th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,300 Views 10 Comments

The man had followed the woman on a bus journey twice, and also assaulted her with a lamp and hair straightener.

# conviction - Saturday 9 January, 2016

11 true-crime documentaries to watch after you're done with Making a Murderer
# True Crime
# True Crime

11 true-crime documentaries to watch after you're done with Making a Murderer

Jan 9th 2016, 7:00 PM 49,505 Views 45 Comments

If you’re having Making a Murderer withdrawals here’s a few to sink your teeth into.

# conviction - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Harry Gleeson granted Ireland's first posthumous pardon, 74 years after his execution
# Conviction
# Conviction

Harry Gleeson granted Ireland's first posthumous pardon, 74 years after his execution

Dec 19th 2015, 4:36 PM 20,486 Views 25 Comments

He was hanged in 1941 after being convicted of murdering Mary McCarthy.

# conviction - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Corkman jailed for the murder of mother-of-three has won an appeal against his conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Corkman jailed for the murder of mother-of-three has won an appeal against his conviction

Dec 15th 2015, 2:24 PM 23,063 Views 0 Comments

Darren Murphy faces a possible retrial.

# conviction - Saturday 17 October, 2015

"I will never be the same": GAA player who lost sight in one eye after being punched in game
# GAA
# GAA

"I will never be the same": GAA player who lost sight in one eye after being punched in game

Oct 17th 2015, 7:48 PM 53,222 Views 79 Comments

He adds that he had been let down by the GAA.

# conviction - Friday 16 October, 2015

Convicted killer who held pregnant woman at knifepoint sentenced to six years in jail
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted killer who held pregnant woman at knifepoint sentenced to six years in jail

Oct 16th 2015, 3:43 PM 13,905 Views 59 Comments

Three years have been suspended.

# conviction - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals
# Faeces And Urine
# Faeces And Urine

Woman who abandoned dog with no food or water fined and banned from keeping animals

Sep 22nd 2015, 10:00 AM 16,311 Views 50 Comments

The woman had plead guilty to leaving the dog locked in a kitchen.

# conviction - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for
# France
# France

Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for

Sep 8th 2015, 6:15 AM 34,063 Views 26 Comments

Yoan Gomis confessed to his crimes after his twin brother Elvin had been wrongly imprisoned for ten months.

# conviction - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse
# Report
# Report

'I committed no offence': Adams cleared of withholding information on niece's abuse

Jun 9th 2015, 5:07 PM 6,959 Views 25 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Attorney General found in a report that the Public Prosecution Service was correct in its earlier judgement.

# conviction - Monday 11 May, 2015

Joe O'Reilly cannot have his murder conviction declared a 'miscarriage of justice'
# Courts
# Courts

Joe O'Reilly cannot have his murder conviction declared a 'miscarriage of justice'

May 11th 2015, 10:34 AM 24,583 Views 33 Comments

Rachel O’Reilly’s mother said she is relieved that justice has been upheld.

# conviction - Monday 20 April, 2015

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today
# Court
# Court

Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today

Apr 20th 2015, 6:01 AM 7,092 Views 8 Comments

Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.

# conviction - Friday 14 November, 2014

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Man jailed and banned from keeping animals over cruelty to dogs

Nov 14th 2014, 7:39 AM 14,051 Views 44 Comments

A dog with 11 pups had no food or drink available.

# conviction - Monday 10 November, 2014

Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month
# Conviction
# Conviction

Pistorius appeal hearing set for next month

Nov 10th 2014, 8:52 AM 3,869 Views 7 Comments

Under South African law the double-amputee could serve just 10 months in jail.

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