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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

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# Jailed
Man (78) who regularly raped his daughter sentenced to four years in prison
Justice Patrick McCarthy said the three core factors were the effect the offences had on the victim, the age of the accused and the state of his health.
# Jailed
Judge suggests reform of sentences for elderly people as he jails 78-year-old paedophile
Patrick O’Brien pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to 15 counts of sexual assault.
# Jailed
Dublin couple jailed over systematic neglect and physical abuse of the man's young daughter
The now 16-year-old had 46 separate injuries all over her body when she was examined by medical practitioners in 2008.
# Godman
Indian guru jailed for raping teenager he told he was ridding of evil spirits
His lawyer said they would appeal the sentence.
# Jailed
Belgian man jailed for 17 years for importing £7 million of cocaine into UK on helicopter
It was estimated that Frederic Fagnoul was importing an estimated 50kg of cocaine on each flight from France.
# Courts
Carlow man jailed for 18 years for raping woman and causing life-changing injuries
Anthony Cassidy, aged 34, attacked his victim as she was walking to a shop in the early hours of the morning.
# Courts
Man who sexually abused young boy after 'working his way' into home jailed for six years
The 31-year-old pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court to four charges of oral rape and four of sexual assault.
# crimes of violence
Man jailed for four years for string of robberies, including stealing schoolgirl's phone
The man has 134 previous convictions.
# Ennis
Teen jailed after 14-year-old girl coerced into sex over death threats to her mother
The judge said that the teen has shown a lack of insight into his actions.
# England
Manchester bank robber armed with bomb and claiming to be ISIS member jailed for 19 years
His partner has been jailed for seven and a half years.
# Jailed
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.
# Minnesota
Woman who shot boyfriend dead in YouTube stunt jailed for 6 months
Monalisa Perez believed her boyfriend would be shielded by a thick book as she shot him at close range
# Released
Woman freed from prison in El Salvador after serving 15 years of sentence for abortion
She had served 15 years of her sentence, imposed when she was 19 years old.
# acid attacks
London teen who used acid attacks to steal six motorbikes in two hours jailed for 10 and a half years
He was arrested a few hours later after crashing into the back of a lorry.
# Sexual Assault
Man jailed for sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder
The former civil servant said her life would never be the same again.
# Jailed
Britain First leader and deputy leader jailed for religiously aggravated harassment
The group’s tweets had been retweeted by Donald Trump.
# Child Abuse
Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years
John O’Donoghue, aged 38, also distributed illegal images and movies via email.
# Courts
Guatemalan mother caught with cocaine-soaked shirts at Dublin Airport jailed for three years
The cocaine was valued at €179,000.
# Courts
Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage
Patrick Dunne (30) brandished an imitation firearm at a shop assistant before being chased out of the shop by the gardaí.
# Jailed
Turkey court jails top journalists for life over coup links
They were all convicted of seeking to usurp the constitutional order in Turkey.
# Jailed
'I will regret that night forever': Uncle who raped his niece jailed for four years
He was sentenced to six years with the final two suspended.
# Jailed
Man (21) who threatened cafe staff with a syringe during robbery jailed for three years
Rainis Koovit (21) brandished a syringe when attempting to grab a tip jar in Kaph Cafe in Drury Street, Dublin.
# Sexual Assault
Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months
John Doherty pleaded guilty to two counts of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter on dates between January 1996 and April 1998.
# Coventry
Nursery worker in England jailed for over 12 years for sexually assaulting three-year-old boy
181 images and videos of child pornography were found on the man’s iPad.
# Matthew Horan
Family home of man jailed for exploiting young girls 'was attacked earlier this week'
The court also heard that Horan had Skype conversations with a person claiming to live in Dublin.
# Jailed
Up to 175 years in jail for disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor
More than 100 women and girls accused Nassar of a pattern of serial abuse.
# eve doherty
Garda Detective who sent abusive letters to State solicitor is jailed for three years
Eve Doherty was found guilty of harassing Elizabeth Howlin following a two-week trial last July.
# Jailed
British man jailed for life for murdering teen and hiding her body in wardrobe
Ashley Foster, 24, will serve at least 26 years for the murder of Megan Bills.
# Jailed
Man promised girlfriend he'd buy non-existent site for house, before gambling away over €22,000
Michael Williams has been jailed for nine months.
# peter sharkey
'He stole a piece of my soul and today I'm here to reclaim it': Child rapist jailed for 18 years
Peter Sharkey admitted to three counts of indecent assault, six counts of sexual assault and one count of rape.
# Court
Man jailed for nine years for 'reprehensible' sexual abuse of partner's two sons
The offending came to light after the older victim suspected that the man may be abusing his younger brother also.
# Central Criminal Court
Man (45) jailed for 7 and a half years after raping two women he met in a nightclub
The man told the jury he had consensual unprotected sex with one woman, and denied having sex with the other victim.
# Jailed
Fake Paris attacks victim jailed for six months
He was 30km away from the attack in the Bataclan when it happened.
# Blanchardstown
Burglar gets two years after whereabouts pinpointed with locator app on mobile
The court heard the man had been in prison since he was 18.
# stolen trailers
Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years
He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.
# India
Two men sentenced to life imprisonment in India after raping 10-year-old who gave birth
The girl, who cannot be named, gave birth in August after a court reject her family’s plea for an abortion.
# Prison
'It had a devastating impact': Two jailed for acid attack outside London grocery store
One of the victims lost 20% of his vision as a result of his injuries.
# Banged up abroad
'Vast majority' of 1,200 Irish locked up abroad are in the UK
However, the Department says that the supports available to those people vary.
# Jailed
Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event
A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.
# Rochdale
Manchester father (26) sentenced to life after murdering 8-month-old son at their home
The child’s mother was found guilty of causing or allowing his death and attempting to pervert the course of justice.