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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Jailed

All time
# Lincolnshire
Eleven members of Traveller family convicted of modern day slavery jailed in England
They were all found guilty earlier this year.
# jemma beale
London woman sentenced to 10 years for making series of false rape accusations
Jemma Beale’s accusations led to one man being jailed for seven years.
# Jailed
London man who pulled out a handgun during 'insignificant traffic dispute' jailed
The incident occurred at Croyland Road in Edmonton at about 5.45pm on Sunday 23 April.
# Belfast
Man who claimed he found gun and explosives in a cemetery jailed for terrorism offences
He was also handed a 15 year notification order.
# fake samples
Man jailed for injecting children after convincing them they had Chernobyl radiation poisoning
The 59-year-old duped teenagers and woman into believing he worked for the Ministry of Defence.
# Talbot Street
Man who attacked 'good Samaritan' with a jagged beer can jailed for 12 months
John McDermott attacked Russ Hogan after he caught him observing him watching a woman take money from an ATM.
# Maryland
Lawyers for Serial's Adnan Syed have made it to court in a bid to secure his freedom
He has spent the last 18 years behind bars.
# vandals
Those who destroy defibrillators could face five years in prison under proposed new laws
New legislation could also see vandals hit with a €50,000 punishment.
# Sentenced
'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.
# Row
Manchester man who tried to trap neighbours in flat and burn it down jailed for over eight years
The couple’s cats died in the blaze.
# Sentenced
Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook
The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.
# Jailed
Bank worker jailed after lodging over 140k into her and family's accounts
Alice Warnock was jailed for 12 months.
# Ennis District Court
'God help Ireland': Judge unhappy after Brazilian man not deported
The man was jailed for four months and fined €2,250 for driving offences.
# Financial Crisis
Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.
# nail gun attack
Men who 'viciously beat' and nailed man to a floor sentenced to three years in prison
The victim said the incident ‘shattered his life’.
# jailed without trial
Ibrahim Halawa's family say he is now 'dying' in prison
The Dubliner has been jailed in an Egyptian prison since August 2013.
# David Fox
Former war reporter avoids years in Indonesian jail due to 'politeness'
After the verdict was handed down, Fox said he felt “relieved”.
# Jailed
Two men jailed for passing cars in NCT scam
The men were to get €100 between them for their role although no money was ever exchanged.
# Jailed
Man jailed for 'brutal' double murder of ex-girlfriend and her new partner in Cardiff city centre
Saunders pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at Cardiff Crown Court in December.
# waiting for justice
Ibrahim Halawa's trial has been delayed for a 19th time
He remains in custody without trial.
# Courts
Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery
Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.
# Jailed
Three years in jail for man who destroyed homeless accommodation in arson attack
Gary Fitzgerald and his cousin Graham Fitzgerald both pleaded guilty to arson.
# Jailed
Man who distracted tourists as accomplices robbed them jailed for three years
Brian Clarke (31) was identified by photographs taken as he posed with the US visitors.
# Theft
Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years
He spent the cash on drugs, socialising with friends, gambling, a new bed and a Playstation.
Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed
Abrini would become known as the “man in the hat” after his image was caught on security cameras.
# Locked Up
Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years
The man also sexually assaulted the victim’s three sisters.
# Co Cork
Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave
The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.
# imprisoned
Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison
The former lay worker at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin had pleaded guilty to a number of charges.
# Jailed
Woman told victim "I hope you die" as she stabbed her in vicious attack
She also stabbed and beat a second woman.
# Crime
Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient
Maeve Bell was sentenced to 15 months in prison today.
# child abduction
Teenager jailed for two years after stealing a car with two children inside
One of the children threw herself out of the moving car and her 11-month-old brother was later found on a stranger’s doorstep.
# Jailed
English mother who abused her kids in order to claim benefits jailed for seven years
The woman subjected her children to medical treatment they didn’t need.
# London
Man who nearly decapitated commuter in Islamic State-inspired attack is jailed for life
He attacked a random stranger in an IS-inspired incident as he walked through Leytonstone Tube station last December.
# Collopy Brothers
Limerick brothers "at the top of the criminal pyramid" jailed for eight years
The men were jailed in a Limerick court today.
# Clare
Man jailed for “serial sodomisation” of child has 18 year prison sentence reduced
He was resentenced to 12 years with the final two suspended after being originally sentenced to 18 years with the final five suspended.
# UK
Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary
“He took advantage of this friendship and put his victims through an awful ordeal.”
# London
Irishman jailed for life over murder of woman in London
Michael Purcell told officers who found him covered in blood, “I killed the woman next door, just let me die.”
# lorna moore
Woman from Omagh jailed over Islamic state offences
Lorna Moore has been sentenced to two and a half years for not disclosing her husband’s plans to travel to the conflict zone.
# Oklahoma
US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions
The veto comes just 24 hours after lawmakers passed the legislation.
# Balbriggan
Driver in 'micro-sleep' who killed woman and injured her baby sentenced to two years
The judge said he was imposing the prison term “to send a message” to drivers.