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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Jail

This year
Hunt for terror suspect enters third day in UK after 21-year-old man escapes from prison
Former soldier Daniel Khalife went missing in his cook’s uniform from HMP Wandsworth in London on Wednesday.
Quiz: How much do you know about these celebrity brushes with the law?
Following Donald Trump’s arrest and likely mugshot, test your knowledge with some these other celebrity mugshots.
Jail-time for assaulting Gardaí or ramming Garda vehicles to increase to 12 years
Minister for Justice Simon Harris will today seek Cabinet approval to amend the law.
Last year
Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'
Journalists have been barred from proceedings in the military-built capital Naypyidaw.
All time
Wembley murders officers jailed over ‘shameful’ WhatsApp images
Deniz Jaffer and Jamie Lewis took photos of the scene they were assigned to guard after sisters Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman were found dead.
France World Cup winner Hernandez avoids jail
The suspension of the sentence will be for a period of four years.
Getaway driver in bid by organised crime gang to murder man in west Dublin jailed for ten years
The judge said Lee Boylan was shot three times at close range.
Man jailed for mugging tourists near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin
The incident happened in October 2019.
Marseille fan jailed, 11 more described as 'imbeciles'
Hundreds of angry supporters broke into the club’s training ground late last month.
At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.
Limerick truck driver jailed for importing €1.6 million worth of drugs to Ireland
Alyvydus Simkus received a three-and-a-half-year sentence in court today.
From the flats in Dublin city to Arsenal FC: 'It 100% kept me away from drugs, jail and heartache'
Former Ireland international Susan Heapes on overcoming the challenges of her upbringing to become a footballer.
Man (29) jailed after asking teenage boys to send him naked pictures over social media
The judge suspended three-and-a-half years of his sentence due to underlying problems.
Man who destroyed evidence in garda station and urinated in cell jailed
Rhys Moran (24) was jailed for four years.
Man who shot bystander in chest at Dublin scrapyard jailed for five years
The incident took place on 4 August 2018.
Man who threatened to kill neighbours while on the run from prison jailed for four years
The 21-year-old had absconded from a Wicklow prison when he carried out the offence.
Man who fraudulently claimed over €225,000 in social welfare admits to falsely claiming a further €18,000
Leendert Stolk fraudulently used a school stamp while claiming child benefit for his two children between 2011 and 2018, a court heard today.
Man who sexually assaulted flatmate while she was sleeping jailed
The 29-year-old Italian man pleaded guilty.
Woman who posed as a boy to sexually assault teenage girls is jailed for eight years
The woman concealed her hair beneath a baseball cap and baggy clothes.
Man jailed for 12 years for raping his 16-year-old foster daughter
The conviction followed a trial at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin last July.
Teenager who murdered his girlfriend after she dumped him is sentenced to life in UK court
He returned to school after the murder and the girl’s father discovered her four hours later.
Brazil's former President Lula released from jail after supreme court ruling
Lula led Brazil through a historic boom from 2003 to 2010.
Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge
The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.
Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach
Joyce Conlon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.
Man who was cleared of murdering former soldier is jailed for stabbing another man on same night
Gary Watson was convicted by a jury last February.
Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison
Paul Manafort was jailed for tax crimes and bank fraud.
Man who slashed Luas passenger in the face with a flick knife jailed for 5 years
The Judge said it was ironic that the 28-year-old man’s actions were a “warped manifestation” of his devotion to his family.
Many prisoners on Spike Island may have been from 'black spots of disadvantage'
Spike Island initially became a convict depot in 1847.
Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates
There are vacancies in a number of prisons including Mountjoy.
Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.
'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower
The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.
Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people
A High Court judge called for the Irish Penal Reform Trust to take a look at the matter.
Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far
David Drumm has became the fourth person to be jailed over his role in a bank fraud scheme 10 years ago.
Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year
The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.
Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women
The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.
Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown
During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.
Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day
Markiko Sonnie Lewis allegedly robbed the bank in Cleveland, Ohio on his first full day of freedom while on parole for the earlier crime.
77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour
The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.
South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend
The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.
Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption
The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.