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# Jailed

All time
# 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.
# Jailed
Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo
She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.
# Courts
A 16-year-old boy has been jailed for six months for his part in the Jobstown protest
The court heard he has prior convictions for theft and has already served a sentence which expired in January for his other offences.
# jailed without trial
'All false, all lies': Egyptian ambassador denies Ibrahim Halawa is being beaten in jail
Soha Gendi told RTÉ that he government has visited him regularly.
# Naas
Man jailed for life for baseball bat murder of 20-year-old who gave his car "a thump"
Zoltan Almasi was found guilty of the murder of 20-year-old Joseph Dunne in Co Kildare in 2014.
# Crime
Love/Hate actor jailed for four-and-a-half years for armed robbery
Stephen Clinch played ‘Noely’ in the hit RTÉ series.
# liffey street
Man who abducted child and stole his chicken nuggets while 'out of it' jailed for three years
The child who has Down syndrome was abandoned outside Arnotts minutes after he was taken.
# Court
Cork man jailed for 12 years for “horrific sustained attack” on woman
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.
# Waterford
Asylum seeker (22) jailed for five years for raping woman
He had met her on a night out and offered her a lift home.
# phibsboro
Man jailed for three years for assaulting woman walking home after night out
He told the woman that he would throw her into the canal if she kept moving.
# Courts
"Very, very nasty" man who tried to bite a Garda and said "I have the virus" jailed
Noel Kinsella was sentenced for obstruction after refusing to be searched.
# Courts
Student jailed for 11 months for wrecking holiday home on St Patrick's Day
The judge said he had no choice but to impose a custodial sentence.
# Repeat Offender
Murderer convicted of burning down a family home days after he was released from prison
A woman rescued her mother and younger brother from the house.
# 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
Ednane Mahmood was jailed for four years.
# South Korea
Professor jailed for force-feeding student faeces
The man was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
# Courts
Man who raped two young girls in Athlone moves to appeal 'excessive' life sentence
The 32-year-old man is looking to appeal his sentence, arguing that he co-operated fully with the investigation.
# Liverpool
Woman in prosthetic penis case jailed for eight years
Gayle Newland denied strapping bandages to her chest and wearing a woollen hat to disguise herself.
# Dublin
Man caught cycling with stolen phone box under his jacket is jailed for three years
Judge Martin Nolan said Austin Byrne (38) was either a “very incompetent or very unlucky” burglar.
# Bus Stop
Judge brands man (67) who kissed teenager without consent "nuisance to society"
The girl later told gardaí that a passerby did nothing to help as the man kissed her repeatedly on her face.
# Smuggling
Man 'risked his life' by swallowing cannabis pellets to get money for his sick mum
The Spanish national swallowed 107 pellets. He was jailed for 18 months.
# Jailed
Man who tried to rape woman after climbing drainpipe sentenced to six years
The 33-year-old has been convicted of attempted rape and indecent assault.
# Michigan
Man jailed for trying to sell dirty socks as weed
As you do.
# Jailed
Woman in China avoids prison for ten years by getting pregnant 13 times
It is unclear how many of the pregnancies were carried to full term.
# Jailed
Irishman held for two years in Gran Canaria without charge
Kenneth Coalter was arrested after two people whose boat he had repaired were arrested for drug trafficking.
# Changes
Half of the people imprisoned in Ireland last year were jailed for not paying fines
People are released after very short periods but are left with a prison record.
# islamic state
Man who was "ready for jihad" sobs "I am an American" as he is jailed
The man had bought a one-way ticket to join ISIS.
# run over
A Florida man has been jailed for killing a family of ducklings with his lawnmower
Jason Falbo plead guilty to animal cruelty charges.
# Jailed
Romanian national falsely claimed social welfare 463 times
The 32-year-old stole at least €85,000 from the State, and has been jailed for three years.
# unprovoked
Man jailed for assaulting brothers after calling one of them a "culchie"
He asked one of the brothers “What are you looking at?” before punching him in the face.
# Manchester
Married couple jailed after stealing over €64,000 from elderly neighbour
They fraudulently cashed cheques, used a credit card in his name and withdrew cash from his bank account.
# titilayo kilanko
Woman jailed for stealing €57,000 to pay for her father's kidney transplant
She will spend almost two years in prison.
# Murder
Woman jailed for killing five of her newborn babies and hiding them in a freezer
The woman told the court that the children were all stillborn.
# Scam
Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly
The men were sentenced to between 8 and 13 months in jail in the southwestern city of Perth, Australia.
# Flag Turner
Belly dancer jailed for six months - because her outfit looked like the Egyptian flag
The dancer, known as Safinaz, was fined E£15,000 (€1,800) but has been released on bail pending an appeal.
# Jailed
Boy, 13, jailed for life for stabbing Irish man to death
Corkman Christopher Barry died after being stabbed twice in London.
# was it fizzy orange?
Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink
Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.
# Jailed
TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys
Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.