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# 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 26,101 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 14,719 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 27,296 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 20,624 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 8,726 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 28,614 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 40,596 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 108,095 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 17,673 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 29,287 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 58,042 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 21,289 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 33,230 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 39,272 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 26,354 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 20,602 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 31,059 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 16,735 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 17,268 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 17,853 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 24,197 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 55,247 Views 134 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 23,151 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 21,235 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 15,732 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 18,775 Views 16 Comments

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

# jailed - Friday 4 September, 2015

Man jailed for trying to sell dirty socks as weed
# Michigan
# Michigan

Man jailed for trying to sell dirty socks as weed

Sep 4th 2015, 8:17 PM 12,512 Views 12 Comments

As you do.

# jailed - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times
# Jailed
# Jailed

Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times

Aug 16th 2015, 7:13 PM 30,868 Views 27 Comments

It is unclear how many of the pregnancies were carried to full term.

# jailed - Friday 7 August, 2015

Irishman held for two years in Gran Canaria without charge
# Jailed
# Jailed

Irishman held for two years in Gran Canaria without charge

Aug 7th 2015, 6:25 PM 39,901 Views 37 Comments

Kenneth Coalter was arrested after two people whose boat he had repaired were arrested for drug trafficking.

# jailed - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Half of the people imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for not paying fines
# Changes
# Changes

Half of the people imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for not paying fines

Aug 6th 2015, 3:01 PM 19,976 Views 54 Comments

People are released after very short periods but are left with a prison record.

# jailed - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Man who was "ready for jihad" sobs "I am an American" as he is jailed
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Man who was "ready for jihad" sobs "I am an American" as he is jailed

Jul 28th 2015, 6:46 PM 24,448 Views 60 Comments

The man had bought a one-way ticket to join ISIS.

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower
# Run Over
# Run Over

A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower

Jul 28th 2015, 2:27 PM 9,074 Views 29 Comments

Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.

# jailed - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Romanian national falsely claimed social welfare 463 times
# Jailed
# Jailed

Romanian national falsely claimed social welfare 463 times

Jul 15th 2015, 5:09 PM 26,557 Views 54 Comments

The 32-year-old stole at least €85,000 from the State, and has been jailed for three years.

# jailed - Friday 3 July, 2015

Man jailed for assaulting brothers after calling one of them a "culchie"
# Unprovoked
# Unprovoked

Man jailed for assaulting brothers after calling one of them a "culchie"

Jul 3rd 2015, 7:30 PM 33,117 Views 40 Comments

He asked one of the brothers “What are you looking at?” before punching him in the face.

# jailed - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Married couple jailed after stealing over €64,000 from elderly neighbour
# Manchester
# Manchester

Married couple jailed after stealing over €64,000 from elderly neighbour

Jun 25th 2015, 10:18 PM 18,322 Views 17 Comments

They fraudulently cashed cheques, used a credit card in his name and withdrew cash from his bank account.

# jailed - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Woman jailed for stealing €57,000 to pay for her father's kidney transplant
# Titilayo Kilanko
# Titilayo Kilanko

Woman jailed for stealing €57,000 to pay for her father's kidney transplant

Jun 23rd 2015, 6:43 PM 16,476 Views 66 Comments

She will spend almost two years in prison.

# jailed - Monday 15 June, 2015

Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer
# Murder
# Murder

Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer

Jun 15th 2015, 4:06 PM 16,518 Views 15 Comments

The woman told the court that the children were all stillborn.

# jailed - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly
# Scam
# Scam

Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly

Jun 13th 2015, 2:21 PM 25,293 Views 87 Comments

The men were sentenced to between 8 and 13 months in jail in the southwestern city of Perth, Australia.

# jailed - Monday 20 April, 2015

Belly dancer jailed for six months - because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag
# Flag Turner
# Flag Turner

Belly dancer jailed for six months - because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag

Apr 20th 2015, 4:44 PM 12,723 Views 26 Comments

The dancer, known as Safinaz, was fined E£15,000 (€1,800) but has been released on bail pending an appeal.

# jailed - Friday 10 April, 2015

Boy, 13, jailed for life for stabbing Irish man to death
# Jailed
# Jailed

Boy, 13, jailed for life for stabbing Irish man to death

Apr 10th 2015, 10:52 PM 32,027 Views 71 Comments

Corkman Christopher Barry died after being stabbed twice in London.