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# Jailed
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny ordered to prison by Moscow court
Navalny is the most prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
# terry meegan jnr
Man jailed for his part in Dalkey shop robbery which ended in fatal car crash
He was on bail at the time.
# thomas power
Man who stabbed stranger in the head and 'destroyed his life' jailed for 7.5 years
The judge highlighted that offences involving the use of knives need to be discouraged.
# brian reilly
Disqualified dangerous driver who 'ruined lives' jailed for 6 years
Brian Reilly had 126 previous convictions.
# covid laws
Three people have so far received jail time for breaking Covid laws
Gardai released the data this evening.
# China
Chinese citizen journalist jailed for four years over Wuhan Covid-19 reporting
Zhang Zhan, a former lawyer, was sentenced at a brief hearing in a Shanghai court.
# power tools
Brothers jailed after they forced pensioner to pay thousands for chainsaws and tools
The judge described men’s actions as a “phenomenally serious offence”.
# Jailed
Actress Lori Loughlin reports to prison in college scam
Loughlin will be screened and tested for Covid-19 and will be placed in quarantine for 14 days.
# chicken hut
Man who carried out violent attacks on restaurant staff jailed for three years
Gerard Griffin had an ongoing dispute with Bilal Ahmed from the Chicken Hut on Clanbrassil Street.
# Court
Monaghan farmer jailed for six years for sexual assaults on his grandchildren
The 67-year-old man was convicted last March of sexual assault and child exploitation six years ago.
# state appeal
Jail time increased for man who attacked taxi driver with glass bottle
The man had pleaded guilty to assault causing harm at Slade Road, Saggart in 2015.
# Jailed
Family members of Patricia O'Connor receive prison sentences totalling eight-and-a-half years
Her husband Gus reported her missing despite knowing she was dead.
# William Dollard
Man jailed for four years for sexually assaulting homeless man
The judge said said the offences had been carried out in a public place in a “humiliating and degrading way”.
# james o'reilly
Rapist (75) who abused sister and his seven daughters over 23-year period jailed for 20 years
From 1977 to 2000, James O’Reilly (75) subjected the young girls to “horrific” sexual abuse.
# Courts
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.
# weinstein
Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York
The former producer has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.
# Courts
Security guard jailed for 14 years for rape and violent assault of two sex workers
Noel McKeon pleaded guilty to sexual assault, assault, robbery and rape of the two women.
# Jailed
Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault
Weinstein was found guilty at a court in New York last month.
# Courts
Cork man who killed friend by repeatedly punching him in head during pub row jailed for manslaughter
Michael Dineen was sentenced to nine years imprisonment with the last year suspended.
# landmark case
Two touts jailed in UK for reselling millions worth of tickets for likes of Ed Sheeran and Adele
The judge said this “was a case of sustained dishonesty for a number of years”.
# New Zealand
Man jailed for 17 years for murder of British backpacker Grace Millane
The 28-year-old man strangled the Essex woman and buried her body in a forested area outside Auckland, New Zealand.
# Jailed
Man who murdered wife and two daughters before fleeing UK in 2007 has been jailed for life
The jury deliberated for two days to find him guilty of all the charges.
# Courts
Drunk driver who struck pedestrian while trying to avoid garda checkpoint jailed
Darren Kershaw pleaded guilty in a Dublin court today.
# Radu Agapie
Man who used fake documentation to open Irish bank accounts jailed
He has ten previous convictions in Finland for falsification of documentation, forgery and laundering of proceeds of crime.
# Courts
Man who had sexual encounters with 3 underage girls jailed for seven and a half years
David Masterson pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to three charges of defilement.
# Courts
Woman who lost control of car and killed pedestrian and injured 3 others jailed for 2 years
All four victims were walking home from work during rush hour on a summer evening in Dublin city centre.
# Jailed
Brexiteer who had 'obsession' with former MP Anna Soubry jailed for harassment
Soubry said she was left ‘frightened’ following the incidents.
# London
UK serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences for horrific attacks
Convicted burglar McCann (34) had been freed after a UK probation service error.
# Sexual Abuse
Two priests who sexually abused deaf children each sentenced to over 40 years in prison in Argentina
The victims were children and adolescents aged between four and 17.
# Finglas
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.
Butcher jailed for eight years for possession of over €2.5 million in drugs
Gerard Ryan (44) told gardaí he was under pressure to pick up the drugs from a warehouse in Ashbourne.
# Jailed
Woman (67) jailed for 16 months for falsely claiming €150,000 in social welfare payments
She falsely claimed the carer’s allowance and then falsely claimed job seeker’s allowance.
# Longford
Judge calls for end to Longford gang feud as he jails teenager for five years
The judge said the feud had its genesis in “trivial” matters.
# Courts
Man who was 16 when he sexually assaulted 12-year-old girl jailed for 4 years
The defendant had forced the child to perform oral sex on him while other youths recorded the act on their phones.
# Armed Robbery
Man who held gun to customer's head during post office raid jailed for 12 years
The man was tackled to the ground by a passing ESB repairman during the incident.
# Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Daughter of British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran has returned to the UK
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years in prison in Iran for spying.
# Jailed
Two people jailed for illegally accessing CCTV footage of Emiliano Sala post-mortem
Sala’s plane went down in the English Channel as he flew to Cardiff on 21 January.
# London
Man (26) jailed in first UK conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer
Tendai Muswere was sentenced today to three years imprisonment.
# orhan kibar
Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.
# Jailed
Senior Kinahan associate Thomas Kavanagh jailed in UK on firearms charge
Kavanagh was arrested at Birmingham Airport in January.