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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Jailed

All time
# Explainer
Here's why the water protesters were freed from prison...
Their lawyers appealed on the basis of problems with a ‘committal warrant’. But what was the basis of the argument?
# Russia
Woman who set up site for Russian LGBT teens is fined for "gay propaganda"
Yelena Klimova (26) said she will appeal the verdict.
# Hate Preacher
British preacher Abu Hamza sentenced to life in prison
The hook-handed imam, blind in one eye and a double-hand amputee, was a tabloid bogeyman in Britain after the 9/11 attacks for preaching vitriolic, anti-American sermons.
# Yuck
Man sent to jail... for buying and eating three tigers
He bought the tigers for “a huge amount of money”, Chinese media says.
# fatal robbery
Burglar jailed after pensioner dies from heart attack during robbery
72-year-old Bertie Acheson died at his home in Coleraine.
# Jailed
Taxi-driver who tried to rape Irishwoman in Dubai to serve three years
The man, a Bangladeshi national, had threatened to kill the woman if she told police about the incident.
# Jailed
Captain of Korean ferry that killed over 300 escapes death penalty but sentenced to 36 years in prison
A three-judge panel said prosecutors failed to prove Lee Jun-Seok had acted intentionally.
# Interview
Kathleen Chada to appear on the Late Late Show tonight
The mother of Eoghan and Ruairí will speak to Ryan Tubridy about her sons’ tragic deaths.
# Boom to Bust
Who is Breifne O'Brien? Corkman, charlatan, Celtic Tiger conman...
Find out more about the man who encapsulated the Celtic Tiger with his fall from grace.
# double personality
"Charmer" who knowingly infected woman with HIV is jailed for 12 years
This was his second time being jailed for a similar crime.
# Reaction
Willie O'Dea: What Ivor Callely did was wrong and the man has to take his punishment
A former Fianna Fáil colleague of jailed Ivor Callely has been speaking today.
# Jailed
Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner
Two other prison officers at Mountjoy had boiling water thrown at them in the past week.
# Cat Burglar
Man jailed for 4 months after stealing kitten to give to his mother at Christmas
The man had told his mother that he bought the cat from a local pet shop.
# Jailed
Uli Hoeness says he won't appeal tax fraud verdict, will go to jail
Hoeness has also stepped down as Bayern Munich president.
# Jailed
Bayern Munich chief Uli Hoeness jailed for three and a half years
The European champions’ president is guilty of tax evasion.
# Trouble
Birmingham owner Yeung jailed for six years
Judge Douglas Yau said the sentence sent a strong message against white-collar crime in the southern Chinese city.
# Manslaughter
Woman who shot dead Irish boyfriend jailed for one year
Wendy Hanks shot Darren William Haverty in Florida last August.
# Jailed
Former Romania international Popescu jailed for three years
The former Tottenham and Barcelona defender was found guilty of money laundering and tax evasion in relation to 12 transfers.
# Death
Former IRA man Bernard McGinn found dead at his home in Monaghan
Gardaí have confirmed that a sudden death was reported to officers in Monaghan Town at around 2pm yesterday afternoon.
# Russia
Missing Pussy Riot member is being transferred to Siberia, husband says
The whereabouts of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, jailed two years ago for her part in the performance of a protest song, had been unknown since October 22nd.
# Jailed
Newcastle fan jailed for a year for punching horse
Barry Rodgerson was also given a six-year football banning order.
# crap one
Man thrown in jail for pooing his pants
Criminally disgusting.
# Jailed
Putin opponent sentenced to five years in penal colony
Moscow mayoral candidate was Alexei Navalny earlier convicted of embezzlement in Russia’s northern Kirov region.
# United Kingdom
Disgraced former minister and ex-wife released from prison early
Former UK cabinet minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released from prison this morning and have to wear electronic tags.
# Jailed
Former UK minister Huhne and ex-wife jailed for eight months
Chris Huhne and his former wife Vicky Pryce were jailed at a court in London today for perverting the course of justice over a speeding offence ten years ago.
# Jailed
Manchester City youngster jailed for crash that killed brother and sister
18-year-old Courtney Meppen-Walter was driving at nearly double the speed limit of 30 miles.
# Sean Quinn
Motorists report being verbally abused at Seán Quinn protest in Derrylin
Tractors are said to be blocking a road in the Fermanagh town as protestors voice their anger over the jailing of the former billionaire last week.
# pussy riot
Russia frees one Pussy Riot member, keeps two in jail
Yekaterina Samutsevich was judged not to have had an actual involvement in the “punk prayer” performance at a Moscow cathedral in March.
# Piracy
First person jailed in UK for linking to pirated copies of TV shows and films
The site was once among the top 500 websites visited globally.
# Arab Spring
Tánaiste seeks clemency for Bahraini medics
The doctors and nurses were sentenced after being found guilty of aiding an uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s regime.
# Escapee
Garda killer jailed again in Derry after prison escape
Martin McDermott, who was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a garda, escaped from a low-security jail earlier this month.
# Jailed
Former Man United player jailed for selling stolen car parts
Ronnie Wallwork, 34, was sentenced to 15 months in prison this afternoon.
# Jailed
Man receives life sentence for Gaynor murder
A 23-year-old man has been convicted for fatally shooting Daniel Gaynor in front of his girlfriend and two children in Dublin last year.
# Riots
Student jailed for six months for looting a case of water in London
The 23-year-old student has said he’s ashamed of his actions. He stole the water from a Lidl store in Brixton.
# Piegate
'Jonnie Marbles' jailed over Murdoch attack
The comedian attacked 80-year-old Rupert Murdoch with a shaving-foam pie during a House of Commons committee meeting.
# Abuse
Galway mother jailed for cruelty and neglect
Judge Raymond Groarke described the abuse inflicted upon the eight children as a “human tragedy”.
# Courts
Man jailed for killing young jockeys
Man started fire after being refused entry to a party at young jockeys’ flat.
# Jailed
Protest over Tipperary man jailed in France
French authorities allege he was smuggling cigarettes; Paul Barrett says he thought he was importing apples.