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# Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

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Father who bit two-year-old son's cheek gets suspended sentence
The boy, who’s been diagnosed with autism, is receiving therapeutic services.
Man to be sentenced for knocking down and killing Kildare councillor
Kildare councillor Willie Crowley was knocked down on Eyre Street, Newbridge in December 2015.
'Reckless' prisoner told officer 'you come to this cell and you're dead', court hears
He threw a battery which broke glass that then injured her eye, though it was accepted he did not do it to injure her.
Man jailed for six years for possessing €1.7m worth of cannabis
Some 115 packets of the drug, weighing nearly 84kg, were found.
Meath man who drove van at high speed at garda jailed for three years
The garda involved said that he considered resigning after the incident, but decided to stay on.
Man avoids jail for attacking 72-year-old estranged wife
The 74-year-old man burst into the home he had previously shared with his wife and shouted “surprise” before he launched a sustained assault.
English priest jailed for 9 months for molesting boy during holidays in Ireland 40 years ago
Michael Dunn, 67, says he will appeal the sentence.
Two men jailed for attacking bin man and garda because their bin wasn't collected
The men, aged 32 and 21, were sentenced to three years in prison at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court Wednesday.
Mother accused of forcing woman to have sex with men is acquitted over 'conflict in the evidence'
Joy Imasogie had pleaded not guilty.
Irish court told Nigerian woman was forced to have sex with up to 10 men a day
The alleged victim was told she might receive €2,000 a day, but would have to pay a €50,000 ‘debt owed’ for bringing her to Ireland.
Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs
The finding was made when officers searched the man and the drugs fell out of his underwear.
Woman who repeatedly threatened to bomb the President avoids jail
The woman made repeated threats to bomb the president over a number of phone calls in April and October 2014.
Student who knocked man unconscious in taxi row to be sentenced next year
The 24-year-old man punched the victim and kicked him in the head when he fell to the ground.
Pensioner tells court of suffering after her carer stole €40k inheritance
The pensioner’s two sons had been killed in the past few years and was in ill health when she was robbed.
Ambulance called as man in 'distress' after being sentenced for transporting €400k of heroin
The man’s one-year-old daughter was in the car at the time of the offence.
Man who sexually abused his sister “in excess of a couple of hundred times” fails to have sentence reduced
The man was found guilty and sentenced to nine years imprisonment in 2015.
Attacker who repeatedly stabbed his girlfriend in the face with a Stanley blade is jailed
Constantin Zahira was jailed for nine years with two and a half years suspended.
Man sentenced to two years for slashing ex-girlfriend's brother with a kitchen knife
Christopher Byrne (29) of Coolock, Dublin was acting under a “cloud of anger” when he left the teenager in a pool of blood.
"Chilling" messages from Spain for great-grandfather during garda questioning
The 62-year-old from Cabra West in Dublin pleaded guilty to possession of 1kg of cocaine in Finglas.
Man jailed for six years for raping roommate in homeless shelter
A court was told the victim had neurological issues and was vulnerable.
Teen boy "lost control" and punched girl on night out
He has been given community service over the incident.
Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books
Andrew Shannon told investigators he bought the books at a fair for about £300 and was using them to decorate his house.
Man who sexually assaulted sleeping woman initially claimed he had tripped and landed on her
The man was handed a suspended sentence today.
Psychiatric nurse has conviction for stabbing three people overturned
He had pleaded not guilty in court.
Man jailed for hitting man - who later died - with golf club
The jury failed to reach a decision on a manslaughter charge.
Dublin businessman addicted to blackjack jailed for VAT fraud
John Leamy pleaded guilty in court yesterday.
Dublin man who broke man's jaw and put him in hospital for a week avoids jail
The attacker has been ordered to pay €7,500 to his victim.
Teen who stamped on schoolboy's head gets suspended sentence
He also punched the boy’s friend.
Man who punched and bit wife gets suspended sentence
The 38-year-old food delivery man admitted to gardaí that he had punched and bitten his wife.
Man caught cycling with stolen phone box under his jacket is jailed for three years
Judge Martin Nolan said Austin Byrne (38) was either a “very incompetent or very unlucky” burglar.
Ex-Scout leader jailed for camping trip assaults on boys during 70s and 80s
David O’Brien, of Benburb Street in Dublin, sexually abused six young boys on camping trips in the late 70s and early 80s.
Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party
Andrew Durran is due to be sentenced next month.
No jail for 'out of his head' Dublin man who attacked shopkeeper with broken sword
The shopkeeper confronted the man as he tried to steal sweets.
Judge apologises as he sentences newspaper delivery man to 18 months in jail for Revenue fraud
Judge Nolan said the businessman was “hard working” but that he had to mark the seriousness of the fraud.
Teenager who drove a stolen car at a garda and broke her nose is jailed
The victim has been assaulted three times in her career.
The jury in the Cavan childminder shaken baby case cannot come to a decision
Sandra Higgins will be remanded on continuing bail.
Sex offender jailed for taking neighbour's bra and knickers from laundry room
The judge said the Waterford man is a “very damaged human through no fault of his own”.
Fake journalist threatened to publish man's picture 'beside one of Larry Murphy'
The man extorted money from an elderly sex offender.
No jail time for convicted Anglo pair, judge says prison sentences would be ‘incredibly unjust’
Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer will now be assessed for suitability for community service.
Convicted Anglo bankers will be sentenced at 3.45 pm this afternoon
Pat Whelan and Willie McAteer were convicted 11 days ago of providing the illegal loans to the ‘Maple 10′ developers so they could buy shares in Anglo.