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# jailed - Friday 10 February, 2017

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery
# Courts
# Courts

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery

Feb 10th 2017, 3:22 PM 20,794 Views 28 Comments

Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.

# jailed - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Three years in jail for man who destroyed homeless accommodation in arson attack
# Jailed
# Jailed

Three years in jail for man who destroyed homeless accommodation in arson attack

Jan 26th 2017, 6:17 PM 12,383 Views 9 Comments

Gary Fitzgerald and his cousin Graham Fitzgerald both pleaded guilty to arson.

# jailed - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Man who distracted tourists as accomplices robbed them jailed for three years
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man who distracted tourists as accomplices robbed them jailed for three years

Jan 25th 2017, 6:13 PM 16,972 Views 27 Comments

Brian Clarke (31) was identified by photographs taken as he posed with the US visitors.

# jailed - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years
# Theft
# Theft

Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years

Jan 11th 2017, 4:11 PM 61,087 Views 116 Comments

He spent the cash on drugs, socialising with friends, gambling, a new bed and a Playstation.

# jailed - Monday 12 December, 2016

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed
# MAN IN THE HAT
# MAN IN THE HAT

Men who gave social welfare money to Brussels attacks suspect jailed

Dec 12th 2016, 5:28 PM 17,655 Views 22 Comments

Abrini would become known as the “man in the hat” after his image was caught on security cameras.

# jailed - Monday 5 December, 2016

Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years

Dec 5th 2016, 7:08 PM 28,832 Views 44 Comments

The man also sexually assaulted the victim’s three sisters.

# jailed - Friday 2 December, 2016

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave

Dec 2nd 2016, 1:11 PM 9,583 Views 7 Comments

The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.

# jailed - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison
# Imprisoned
# Imprisoned

Convicted child rapist Patrick O'Brien has been sentenced to 13 years in prison

Nov 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 20,911 Views 0 Comments

The former lay worker at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin had pleaded guilty to a number of charges.

# jailed - Friday 28 October, 2016

Woman told victim "I hope you die" as she stabbed her in vicious attack
# Jailed
# Jailed

Woman told victim "I hope you die" as she stabbed her in vicious attack

Oct 28th 2016, 10:04 AM 15,342 Views 46 Comments

She also stabbed and beat a second woman.

# jailed - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient
# Crime
# Crime

Nursing home manager jailed for stealing €45,000 from vulnerable patient

Oct 26th 2016, 1:44 PM 23,356 Views 33 Comments

Maeve Bell was sentenced to 15 months in prison today.

# jailed - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Teenager jailed for two years after stealing a car with two children inside
# Child Abduction
# Child Abduction

Teenager jailed for two years after stealing a car with two children inside

Oct 18th 2016, 10:05 PM 24,370 Views 27 Comments

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 - Monday 15 August, 2016

English mother who abused her kids in order to claim benefits jailed for seven years
# Jailed
# Jailed

English mother who abused her kids in order to claim benefits jailed for seven years

Aug 15th 2016, 10:20 PM 31,933 Views 44 Comments

The woman subjected her children to medical treatment they didn’t need.

# jailed - Monday 1 August, 2016

Man who nearly decapitated commuter in Islamic State-inspired attack is jailed for life
# London
# London

Man who nearly decapitated commuter in Islamic State-inspired attack is jailed for life

Aug 1st 2016, 4:33 PM 18,920 Views 41 Comments

He attacked a random stranger in an IS-inspired incident as he walked through Leytonstone Tube station last December.

# jailed - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Limerick brothers "at the top of the criminal pyramid" jailed for eight years
# Collopy Brothers
# Collopy Brothers

Limerick brothers "at the top of the criminal pyramid" jailed for eight years

Jul 20th 2016, 1:44 PM 19,235 Views 29 Comments

The men were jailed in a Limerick court today.

# jailed - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Man jailed for “serial sodomisation” of child has 18 year prison sentence reduced
# Clare
# Clare

Man jailed for “serial sodomisation” of child has 18 year prison sentence reduced

Jul 7th 2016, 8:14 PM 26,103 Views 0 Comments

He was resentenced to 12 years with the final two suspended after being originally sentenced to 18 years with the final five suspended.

# jailed - Monday 27 June, 2016

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary
# UK
# UK

Teenage boy jailed in London after setting friends up for knife-point burglary

Jun 27th 2016, 7:34 PM 14,769 Views 20 Comments

“He took advantage of this friendship and put his victims through an awful ordeal.”

# jailed - Friday 27 May, 2016

Irishman jailed for life over murder of woman in London
# London
# London

Irishman jailed for life over murder of woman in London

May 27th 2016, 3:46 PM 27,318 Views 13 Comments

Michael Purcell told officers who found him covered in blood, “I killed the woman next door, just let me die.”

# jailed - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Woman from Omagh jailed over Islamic state offences
# Lorna Moore
# Lorna Moore

Woman from Omagh jailed over Islamic state offences

May 24th 2016, 9:21 AM 20,642 Views 100 Comments

Lorna Moore has been sentenced to two and a half years for not disclosing her husband’s plans to travel to the conflict zone.

# jailed - Saturday 21 May, 2016

US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

US governor blocks law which would have seen doctors jailed for performing abortions

May 21st 2016, 9:37 AM 8,734 Views 169 Comments

The veto comes just 24 hours after lawmakers passed the legislation.

# jailed - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Driver in 'micro-sleep' who killed woman and injured her baby sentenced to two years
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Driver in 'micro-sleep' who killed woman and injured her baby sentenced to two years

May 10th 2016, 3:29 PM 28,670 Views 77 Comments

The judge said he was imposing the prison term “to send a message” to drivers.

# jailed - Friday 6 May, 2016

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo
# Jailed
# Jailed

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo

May 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 40,728 Views 139 Comments

She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.

# jailed - Thursday 5 May, 2016

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest
# Courts
# Courts

A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest

May 5th 2016, 5:07 PM 108,106 Views 0 Comments

The court heard he has prior convictions for theft and has already served a sentence which expired in January for his other offences.

# jailed - Friday 15 April, 2016

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail
# Jailed Without Trial
# Jailed Without Trial

'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail

Apr 15th 2016, 6:10 PM 17,690 Views 98 Comments

Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.

# jailed - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Man jailed for life for baseball bat murder of 20-year-old who gave his car "a thump"
# Naas
# Naas

Man jailed for life for baseball bat murder of 20-year-old who gave his car "a thump"

Mar 16th 2016, 3:02 PM 30,140 Views 50 Comments

Zoltan Almasi was found guilty of the murder of 20-year-old Joseph Dunne in Co Kildare in 2014.

# jailed - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Love/Hate actor jailed for four-and-a-half years for armed robbery
# Crime
# Crime

Love/Hate actor jailed for four-and-a-half years for armed robbery

Mar 8th 2016, 4:09 PM 58,244 Views 54 Comments

Stephen Clinch played ‘Noely’ in the hit RTÉ series.

# jailed - Monday 7 March, 2016

Man who abducted child and stole his chicken nuggets while 'out of it' jailed for three years
# Liffey Street
# Liffey Street

Man who abducted child and stole his chicken nuggets while 'out of it' jailed for three years

Mar 7th 2016, 4:53 PM 21,314 Views 45 Comments

The child who has Down syndrome was abandoned outside Arnotts minutes after he was taken.

# jailed - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Cork man jailed for 12 years for “horrific sustained attack” on woman
# Court
# Court

Cork man jailed for 12 years for “horrific sustained attack” on woman

Mar 1st 2016, 9:15 PM 33,343 Views 50 Comments

He woke the woman with a slap to her face and told her if she ever wanted to see her son again she would comply.

# jailed - Monday 29 February, 2016

Asylum seeker (22) jailed for five years for raping woman
# Waterford
# Waterford

Asylum seeker (22) jailed for five years for raping woman

Feb 29th 2016, 3:17 PM 39,545 Views 137 Comments

He had met her on a night out and offered her a lift home.

# jailed - Friday 12 February, 2016

Man jailed for three years for assaulting woman walking home after night out
# Phibsboro
# Phibsboro

Man jailed for three years for assaulting woman walking home after night out

Feb 12th 2016, 5:08 PM 26,432 Views 45 Comments

He told the woman that he would throw her into the canal if she kept moving.

# jailed - Thursday 4 February, 2016

"Very, very nasty" man who tried to bite a Garda and said "I have the virus" jailed
# Courts
# Courts

"Very, very nasty" man who tried to bite a Garda and said "I have the virus" jailed

Feb 4th 2016, 8:16 PM 20,679 Views 37 Comments

Noel Kinsella was sentenced for obstruction after refusing to be searched.

# jailed - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Student jailed for 11 months for wrecking holiday home on St Patrick's Day
# Courts
# Courts

Student jailed for 11 months for wrecking holiday home on St Patrick's Day

Jan 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 31,174 Views 35 Comments

The judge said he had no choice but to impose a custodial sentence.

# jailed - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison
# Repeat Offender
# Repeat Offender

Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison

Jan 20th 2016, 4:28 PM 16,753 Views 22 Comments

A woman rescued her mother and younger brother from the house.

# jailed - Friday 11 December, 2015

'I wish I could fight in the cause of Allah and then be killed' - man who tried to fight with Isis in Syria is jailed
# Foreign Fighters
# Foreign Fighters

'I wish I could fight in the cause of Allah and then be killed' - man who tried to fight with Isis in Syria is jailed

Dec 11th 2015, 2:45 PM 17,273 Views 47 Comments

Ednane Mahmood was jailed for four years.

# jailed - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Professor jailed for force-feeding student faeces
# South Korea
# South Korea

Professor jailed for force-feeding student faeces

Nov 26th 2015, 3:02 PM 17,862 Views 19 Comments

The man was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

# jailed - Friday 13 November, 2015

Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence

Nov 13th 2015, 3:07 PM 24,237 Views 46 Comments

The 32-year-old man is looking to appeal his sentence, arguing that he co-operated fully with the investigation.

# jailed - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Woman in prosthetic penis case jailed for eight years
# Liverpool
# Liverpool

Woman in prosthetic penis case jailed for eight years

Nov 12th 2015, 10:57 PM 55,352 Views 135 Comments

Gayle Newland denied strapping bandages to her chest and wearing a woollen hat to disguise herself.

# jailed - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Man caught cycling with stolen phone box under his jacket is jailed for three years
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man caught cycling with stolen phone box under his jacket is jailed for three years

Oct 15th 2015, 9:27 PM 23,173 Views 53 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan said Austin Byrne (38) was either a “very incompetent or very unlucky” burglar.

# jailed - Saturday 10 October, 2015

Judge brands man (67) who kissed teenager without consent "nuisance to society"
# Bus Stop
# Bus Stop

Judge brands man (67) who kissed teenager without consent "nuisance to society"

Oct 10th 2015, 7:00 AM 21,315 Views 34 Comments

The girl later told gardaí that a passerby did nothing to help as the man kissed her repeatedly on her face.

# jailed - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum

Oct 6th 2015, 8:30 PM 15,756 Views 39 Comments

The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.

# jailed - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Man who tried to rape woman after climbing drainpipe sentenced to six years
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man who tried to rape woman after climbing drainpipe sentenced to six years

Sep 17th 2015, 8:14 AM 18,778 Views 16 Comments

The 33-year-old has been convicted of attempted rape and indecent assault.