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# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

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Man who accidentally set fire to Louis Copeland store jailed for 2.5 years
The court heard that the homeless man was “lucky to be alive” after the incident.
Man jailed for abuse of partner in State's first coercive control conviction following a trial
The woman told the court she “might be dead or in a vegetative state” if doctors and gardaí had not intervened.
Man jailed after assault that led victim to drop out of college
The victim was punched as he was leaving a fast food restaurant in 2017.
Man jailed for his part in mob that tried to storm Dublin nightclub
Moses Lulendo (19) joined up with the group of males which tried to push past doormen at Lost Lane nightclub off Grafton St in 2019.
Man who held up woman at knife point within minutes of raiding two shops jailed for 4 years
The 23-year-old committed the offences over a ten minute period in Lusk, Co Dublin.
Prisoner who assaulted officer as he was being taken to be searched jailed for 15 months
Prison officer John Cullen sustained a broken finger during the incident.
Widow of Console founder charged with fraudulent trading and money laundering
Kelly is the widow of the suicide prevention charity’s former chief executive Paul Kelly, who died earlier this year.
Jail for man following 'terrifying' home invasion
Pollack pointed out the home of an innocent family to a group of men looking for his friend who owed them money.
Man accused of assault told gardaí that scratches on ex-girlfriend's face 'did not look that bad', court told
The man is accused of imprisoning his then-girlfriend before subjecting her to an assault.
Man to face trial over hit-and-run that left mother-of-three dead in south Dublin
Jacqueline McGovern was struck by a car as she walked on a footpath, she was pronounced dead the following morning.
21-year-old man had sex with 16-year-old boy despite knowing his age, court hears
Shane Chubb, now aged 24, pleaded guilty to one count of engaging in sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 17.
Man who assaulted two gardai and bit one in the thigh jailed for two years
Michael Talbot (33) went on to scream abuse at gardaí and smeared blood all over his jail cell after he was eventually arrested, the court heard.
Man who robbed service station and threatened to stab garda jailed for two years
Ciaran O’Brien, who robbed the Celbridge service station while wearing tights on his head, pleaded guilty to all three charges.
Grandfather sent for trial accused of manslaughter of 10-month-old grandson
Sean Wang died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin on 15 August 2019 where he had been in intensive care for two days.
Teenager armed with screwdriver subjected woman to 'terrifying' ordeal
The man, who was 19-years-old at the time, pleaded guilty in court.
Man (45) who shot two men while trying to rob takeaway jailed for 15 years
Joseph Behan shot two men when they resisted his attempts to rob a takeaway in Raheny last year.
Jury fails to reach verdict in case of childcare worker accused of sexually assaulting four girls
The man had pleaded not guilty to 23 counts of sexually assault.
11-year-old girl who was allegedly abused by creche worker tells trial 'I wasn't making it up'
The girl made the comments during cross-examination today.
Man who shot bystander in chest at Dublin scrapyard jailed for five years
The incident took place on 4 August 2018.
Man who knocked out a man's front teeth in Dublin bar given suspended sentence
The accused had raised €4,000 in compensation which the injured party was happy to accept.
'I'll never forgive him': Family of one-punch assault victim describe how lives have been 'ripped apart'
Jonathan Dargan (49) was found guilty of killing Patrick Mullally by a jury last November.
Jail for young mother who imported more than 1.5 kilos of cocaine into Ireland
Hyonaru Moreno received a sentence of two and a half years.
Man who left scene of crash that killed man on motorway jailed for 20 months
Anthony Corcoran spoke to gardaí the morning after he knocked down Peter Maunde.
Van driver who struck man after drinking '12 to 15 pints' is jailed for dangerous driving causing death
Callum Grimes died seven months after being struck by Derek Keane’s van.
Ivor Callely's son 'moronically stupid' for injuring man with firework in Copper Face Jacks, court hears
Oliver Callely’s sentencing has been adjourned until 7 February next.
Man who set fire to house of detective involved in charging him with murder jailed for eight years
The arson attack has left an “indelible scar” on the family, the court heard.
Man with religious persecution disorder given suspended term over threat to cut off priest's fingers
Mark Halligan pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to making a threat to kill or cause serious harm.
Man whose dangerous driving left friend in vegetative state jailed for 40 months
Mark Kelly sustained serious injuries in the crash and has not regained consciousness.
Man jailed for eight years for repeated sexual abuse and rape of his younger brother
Over the course of a decade, John Murphy abused his brother who was aged between ten and 20 years old.
Teen who left young man with autism blind in one eye gets suspended sentence
The attack was videoed by several witnesses on their phones, which was used by Gardaí in their investigation.
Dublin man handed suspended sentence for sexually assaulting four of his young cousins
The Probation Service assessed the man as having a moderate risk of re-offending within the next five years.
'Jekyll and Hyde character' who assaulted garda gets a suspended sentence
The man’s barrister told the court: “When he is sober, he is fine. When he is drunk, he is a nightmare.”
Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence
Maximilian Lang-Orsini (24) of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault.
Court finds woman who faced 61 charges of neglect and abuse of her two children unfit to be tried
The two children were taken into care in 2010.
Man who abducted his children and left Ireland with them for four years given nine-month jail term
The 46 year-old man kept the children away from their mother without her consent.
'It was a once off': Nine-year suspended sentence for woman whose flat was used to store drugs worth €1.3m
The court heard that the incident was ‘totally out of character’ for the woman.
Man who repeatedly sexually abused toddler jailed for 10 years
The victim said said her abuser stole her ability to love and feel her home to be a place of refuge.
Leitrim man on trial for allegedly deceiving five men into giving him almost €1.8 million
Simon Gold is alleged to have used a false ESB bill to open a bank account.
Woman pleads guilty of trying to sell €90,000 of stolen jewellery at 'cash for gold' shop in Dublin
Kathleen Kiely was caught carrying jewellery that was traced to a burglary several days earlier.
Man who touched his penis off fellow bus passenger while 'trying to urinate' gets suspended sentence
The judge noted the offence appeared not to be for sexual gratification but occurred when the man was in need of “relieving himself.”