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# Jailed

Last month
August 2023
Russian court sentences Putin critic Alexei Navalny to 19 years in prison on extremism charges
Navalny, 47, is President Vladimir Putin’s fiercest foe and has exposed official corruption and organised major anti-Kremlin protests.
This year
Waterford FC owner Andy Pilley sentenced to 13 years in prison
Pilley appeared at Preston Crown Court for sentencing on Tuesday.
Illegal Premier League football streaming gang jailed
The defendants, aged between 30 and 46, raked in more than £7 million.
Rapper Fetty Wap jailed for six years for his part in New York-based drug trafficking plot
He was arrested in 2021 on charges of participating in a conspiracy to smuggle large amounts of heroin, fentanyl and other drugs into the New York City area.
Celtic Boys Club founder sentenced for abusing 13-year-old boy
The man, who is already serving a six-year sentence for abusing six teenage boys, was convicted of repeatedly indecently assaulting the boy in 1967.
Garda Horkan 'had so much more living to do', family says as Silver given life sentence
Silver (46) was found guilty of capital murder by a jury at the Central Criminal Court last month.
Three organisers of Tiananmen square vigil sentenced to jail in Hong Kong
Three leaders of the Hong Kong Alliance were found guilty last week.
Man jailed for three years after sexually assaulting a teenage girl on public transport
The man has over 200 convictions and is due to stand trial on a separate matter later this year.
Credit union manager who stole over €875k to help her husband's business jailed for two years
Judge Martin Nolan described it as “a lamentable case”.
Last year
Man who procured handgun used to shoot mother-of-one jailed for nine-and-a-half years
The judge said the consequences to Sinead Connolly, who was left paralysed as a result of the attack, have been “devastating”.
Couple jailed in the US for 'Pay It Forward' GoFundMe scam
The cash was spent on trips to Vegas and a new car as well as several other purchases.
101-year-old man convicted of being Nazi guard jailed for five years in Germany
The man, who was not identified, had denied working as an SS guard at the camp and aiding and abetting the murder of thousands of prisoners.
Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing from elderly lady she cared for during lockdown
O’Connor was stealing from the elderly woman, who had dementia, for the first four months of the pandemic.
'How To Murder Your Husband' author sentenced to life in prison for killing husband
Nancy Crampton Brophy was convicted of second-degree murder on 25 May after a seven-week trial.
US lawyer Michael Avenatti jailed for four years for defrauding Stormy Daniels
Avenatti had already been found guilty in February 2020 of trying to extort millions of dollars from sports apparel giant Nike.
Eleven jailed in the Netherlands over underworld prisons equipped with torture chamber
The case revolved around seven containers found by police almost two years ago in a southern Dutch forest.
Man who mugged four elderly women jailed for six years
Joseph Curran (22) stole bags from all four women, knocking three of them to the ground in the process, including a woman in her 80s.
Three brothers jailed for nearly 20 years combined for their roles in ATM robberies
€790,000 was stolen when ATMs were ripped out of the walls of five premises in Cavan, Meath and Monaghan between 2018 and 2019.
Man jailed after exposing himself on flight to Shannon Airport
Judge Mary Larkin described Mr Ioan Remi Makula’s “abuse” on board the flight as “outrageous”.
Man jailed for stealing life savings 81-year-old had put away for his funeral
Jason Coffey has been jailed for four years.
Teacher who raped his brother when they were children jailed for eight-and-a-half years
Ms Justice O’Connor said that had Graham Daly been an adult at the time of the offending, she would have imposed a longer sentence.
Man jailed for 10 months after breaking back jumping out a window during a burglary
He managed to make his way from the scene but was subsequently arrested.
All time
Man jailed for two years for sexually assaulting his daughter's best friend
He pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of sexual assault and a charge of sending an explicit message to a child.
Firefighter to be sentenced for repeated sexual abuse of a teenage boy over 20 years ago
Liam Carr (59) was found guilty by a jury of 31 counts of sexual assault, anal rape and oral rape of the boy.
Schoolboy sentenced for sex attack on 13-year-old friend
The defendant was aged 14 at the time of the incident.
Former RTÉ producer Kieran Creaven jailed for ten years for child sex abuse
“I know I have committed despicable acts,” he wrote in a letter.
German woman jailed for killing five of her children
Court-appointed psychological experts determined that she could be held criminally responsible for her actions.
Serving garda ‘off his face’ on cocaine when he tried to choke ex, court hears
The garda received a three-month prison sentence.
Woman who claimed €69k in welfare payments whilst travelling to Barbados and Morocco jailed
Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 18 months.
Man jailed for six months for sex attacks on his niece
The two incidents took place on unknown dates sometime between early 1976 and late 1979.
Carlow man is jailed for sexual abuse of four children including three nieces
He has six previous convictions, including convictions for indecent exposure and larceny.
Man who beat younger brothers 'nearly every day' jailed for nine years
The man was convicted by a jury at the Central Criminal Court in April of two sample counts of orally raping his brother.
Man jailed for rape of friend as she slept with her child
The woman described how she used to be vivacious and happy but she is now suspicious and guilt-ridden.
Two years prison for Argentine golf champ Cabrera
The golfer faces other cases of domestic violence, including one filed by his ex-wife and mother of his two children in 2016.
Man jailed for four years for two random sex assaults in Dublin city centre
Jambasambuu Ekhtur bit one of his victims during an assault.
Laois man jailed for ten years for sexually abusing his daughter
Marlene Prakash-Shiels (25) wished to waive her right to anonymity so her father could be named.
Jail term for Dublin man who crashed scrambler bike while attempting to escape gardaí
Nathan Duffy (20) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to possession of cannabis for sale or supply.
Jail terms for two brothers who harassed a family to point they felt home was 'under siege'
Karl (27) and Cian (30) Hughes pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.
Man sentenced to life in jail for murder of his estranged wife's partner
Veronica Carberry said her life has been turned upside down by the murder of her father Aidan McMenamy.
Australian man who filmed four dead and dying police officers jailed
Richard Pusey had been pulled over after driving over the speed limit on a Melbourne road last April.