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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Guilty

Last month
August 2023
Brothers cleared of murder but found guilty of lesser offences over attack of man who died two weeks later
Ian Connaghan (34) and Daniel Connaghan (43) had both pleaded not guilty.
This year
Dublin man pleads guilty to murdering friend who was "lured" to country lane
The guilty plea took place just two days after a jury was empanelled because a prison officer stood too close to the defendant.
Man pleads guilty to murder of three members of the same family in fire in Co Fermanagh
Denise Gossett and her children Roman, Sabrina and Morgana were killed in a fire at their home in 2018.
Man who pleaded guilty to murdering his wife in front of their son receives life sentence
William Eagers pleaded guilty to stabbing his wife Jean 16 times with a sword before turning to their son and telling him ‘you’re next’.
Three men found guilty of murder of rapper XXXTentacion in 2018
Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Williams and Trayvon Newsome were all found guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery.
Tennis player Nick Kyrgios pleads guilty to assaulting former girlfriend
An Australian magistrate dismissed the common assault charge against the tennis star.
Last year
Two men found guilty of Barry Wolverson murder in 2020
He was shot several times in Swords in early 2020.
Man convicted of lewd act in M&S public toilet
Gardaí had set up a surveillance operation following reports that men had been using the toilets for public masturbation.
Kildare man impersonated garda to try get woman into his car
The incident happened in Dublin last year.
Former Crossmaglen Rangers GAA treasurer pleads guilty to litany of sex crimes
Thomas McKenna (62) will be sentenced later this year.
Jonathan Dowdall and father Patrick plead guilty to facilitating 2016 Regency Hotel murder
The murder was the catalyst for the Kinahan/Hutch feud.
Judge states that 'defenceless' three-year-old subject to 'vicious assault' by father
The case was heard in court today.
Retired Garda Sergeant with addiction to chatrooms pleads guilty to child pornography offences
Thomas O’Rourke will be sentenced at a later date.
21-year-old Russian soldier sentenced to life at first Kyiv war crimes trial since invasion
The soldier was accused of shooting a 62-year-old Ukrainian man in the head in the north-east village of Chupakhivka.
Former RTÉ journalist found guilty of sexual assault
Mícheál Ó Leidhin will be sentenced next week.
Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith
Terence Darrell Kelly was remanded in custody until his next court appearance in March.
All time
Woman found guilty of her brother's murder following dispute over inheritance of family home
The woman’s ex partner was also convicted of the murder of Paul Jones.
Ex-Leeds winger found guilty in yellow card betting scam
Pawel Cibicki denied the crime and was originally acquitted by the district court.
Uganda's Serbian head coach found guilty of sexual assault
Milutin Sredojevic has been handed a three-year suspended sentence for the offences, which took place in South Africa last year.
R Kelly found guilty of racketeering in sex trafficking trial
Several accusers testified during the trial.
Man pleads guilty to involvement in 2017 attempted murder of Kinahan gang target James Gately
Stephen Fowler pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court.
Man pleads guilty to assaulting officer during US Capitol riot
The Justice Department has said that rioters assaulted approximately 140 police officers.
Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murder of Sarah Everard
Couzens kidnapped Everard in Clapham, south London, on the evening of 3 March.
Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley
The 17-year old was a part of a group of youths that threatened a commuter with a Stanley blade.
Married man found guilty of murdering former partner in front of their daughter
The woman was stabbed 19 times by her former partner after their daughter was placed in her custody.
Anthony Paget found guilty of murdering estranged wife's partner
Paget stabbed Aidan McMenamy to death in 2019.
Man found guilty of murder after stabbing friend in Limerick bar
The panel of 11 men and one woman rejected Mark Crawford’s defence that he was acting in self-defence.
Maguire withdrawn from England squad after being found guilty in Greece
The £80million defender was arrested in Mykonos late on Thursday.
Tribunal finds Hezbollah member guilty of ex-prime minister's murder in 2005
One of four men were found guilty today.
Former football coach Barry Bennell admits nine sexual offences
The victims were aged between 11 and 14 at the time.
Senior Kinahan gang figure and two associates plead guilty to drug trafficking and other offences in UK
The guilty pleas come on the back of a four-year investigation, the UK’s National Crime Agency said.
France’s former prime minister Francois Fillon and his wife found guilty in fraud trial
Fillon was accused of using public funds to pay his wife and children for work they never performed.
‘Barbaric’ circumcision accused admits endangering baby’s life
The baby needed emergency urgent medical attention and was hospitalised for two weeks.
Two men admit roles in cartel plot to murder Patsy Hutch
Ciaran O’Driscoll and Stephen Curtis both pleaded guilty today.
Harvey Weinstein taken to hospital with chest pains after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault
The disgraced film producer faces a maximum of 29 years in prison.
UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial
The Cypriot government has defended the independence of its courts.
Teen pleads guilty to attempted murder after throwing boy (6) from Tate Modern balcony
Jonty Bravery will be sentenced in February.
Father-of-six jailed over sexual assault of four women during 'spree of some sort'
Macica Firea (58) was sentenced to three years imprisonment.
Man found guilty of murdering British backpacker in New Zealand
The 27-year-old man strangled the Essex woman and buried her body in a forested area outside Auckland.
Night security man who stole artwork and sold it through Sotheby's gets suspended sentence
Petr Balint pleaded guilty to theft of 33 art prints.