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# Sentenced

This month
March 2023
# Kristin smart
Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder of California student who went missing in 1996
Paul Flores was convicted of the murder last year.
Last month
February 2023
# Courts
Man who sexually abused his sister during childhood sentenced to eight years
As a child she had attempted to tell her parents what was happening to her but was disbelieved, the court heard.
# Court
Man with over 150 previous convictions sentenced to three years for burglary
Stephen Maher pleaded guilty to theft at an office at Point Square in Dublin 1.
Last year
# Sentenced
Murderer at centre of 'Teacher's Pet' podcast jailed for 24 years in Australia
Chris Dawson, 74, was found guilty of killing his wife Lynette Dawson after the podcast led to a new investigation.
# Courts
Polish man sentenced to 7.5 years in prison for transporting over €1.5m worth of cannabis
The court heard that Revenue officials were informed of goods being transported from Malaga in Spain to Ireland.
# Court
Man sentenced to six years for assaulting and threatening to kill his pregnant partner
The court heard that the man committed numerous offences while on bail and in breach of a protection order
# Court
Killer sentenced for assault on woman in her bedroom prior to murder of mother-of-two
Judge Mary Larkin imposed a nine-month prison term on Patrick Ballard (35).
# Sentenced
Man, 26, jailed for violent attacks on transgender sex workers in their homes
Buti Sashi (26) pleaded guilty to two counts of assault causing harm and one count of sexual assault.
# Sentenced
Man jailed for three years over attack on first-year student at DCU
The court had heard two men attacked the student as he was returning from a shop to his on-campus accommodation.
# Offaly
Midlands trial: Five men who took part in 'gang rape' of 17-year-old jailed for total of 66 years
Sentencing the men, Justice Tara Burns said that they had “behaved like animals”.
# M50
Man who led gardaí on high speed motorway chase with two children in the backseat is jailed
The court heard the man was disqualified from driving at the time of the offence.
# jack murphy
Man who assaulted and threatened pregnant woman jailed for five years
The 23-year-old was also arrested for robberies at two supermarkets.
# Sentenced
Man who kicked father-of-one to death at homeless campsite in Cork jailed for 11 years
The jury unanimously convicted James Brady of manslaughter in favour of the murder charge sought by the State.
# Court
Rapist sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing young girls
The 61-year-old man was convicted for the acts he carried out as a teenager last year following a trial in Co Offaly.
# Sentenced
Man who sexually abused children while he was a teenager jailed for five and a half years
He plead guilty to one count of rape and six counts of indecent assault in the 1980s.
# Sentenced
Man who raped woman while she was sleeping jailed for five and a half years
In her victim impact statement, the woman said that what happened “completely destroyed” what was supposed to be an exciting time in her life.
# Court
Alan Ward sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of Catherine Doyle
Alan Ward stabbed his wife Catherine Doyle to death at their Dublin home in 2019.
All time
# Sentenced
Myanmar junta court jails close aides of ousted leader
The country has been in turmoil since February when generals deposed the civilian government.
# Special Criminal Court
Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.
# solingen
German woman jailed for killing five of her children
Court-appointed psychological experts determined that she could be held criminally responsible for her actions.
# Courts
Man who beat younger brothers 'nearly every day' jailed for nine years
The man was convicted by a jury at the Central Criminal Court in April of two sample counts of orally raping his brother.
# Sentenced
Suspended sentence for German ex-footballer Metzelder over child porn
The former Germany and Real Madrid defender was handed a suspended prison sentence of ten months.
# Court
Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images
A judge has sentenced the woman to prison for three years.
# thomas power
Man who stabbed stranger in the head and 'destroyed his life' jailed for 7.5 years
The judge highlighted that offences involving the use of knives need to be discouraged.
# Central Criminal Court
Man (26) sentenced to life after pleading guilty to murder of chef in 2018
Alex Kelly pleaded guilty to murdering 44-year-old Martin Clancy at Little O’Curry Street in Limerick on 1 January 2018.
# Germany
93-year-old former concentration camp guard handed two-year suspended sentence
Bruno Dey was convicted of 5,232 counts of accessory to murder.
# Courts
Man who abused son of woman he met through dating site avoids jail term
The 45-year-old man had pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting the child in 2013.
# Patrick Harte
Three years jail for former school principal who sexually abused seven pupils
Harte had pleaded not guilty and gave evidence during the trial in which he strenuously denied the allegations.
# Interpol
China's former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison
At his trial last June, Meng pleaded guilty to accepting $2.1 million in bribes.
# Rapist
Father of UK's most prolific serial rapist says his son's sentence 'fits his crimes'
The 36-year-old went out in the early hours of the morning, hunting for lone, drunk young men around nightclubs near his flat.
# London
UK serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences for horrific attacks
Convicted burglar McCann (34) had been freed after a UK probation service error.
# Murder
Teenager who murdered his girlfriend after she dumped him is sentenced to life in UK court
He returned to school after the murder and the girl’s father discovered her four hours later.
# Sentenced
'You will be given a chance to reconstruct your life - I hope you take it': The convictions of Boy A and B
“Her family must bear their grief. You will be given a chance to reconstruct your life – I hope you take it.”
# California
Actress Felicity Huffman starts prison sentence in college admissions scam
The Oscar nominee was the first of more than 30 parents sentenced.
# London
Man (26) jailed in first UK conviction for firearms manufacture using a 3D printer
Tendai Muswere was sentenced today to three years imprisonment.
# orhan kibar
Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.
# Stockholm
US rapper A$AP Rocky convicted of assault in Sweden
The rapper was given a suspended sentence.
Men jailed in US after leaving Donegal man to die on grandmother's lawn
Liam McGlinchey (19) was left in a dangerously intoxicated state in New York in August 2017.
# Courts
Man (57) who spied on children in public toilets using hidden cameras is jailed
Kieran Griffin was sentenced to a total of three years in prison for a range of sexual offences.
# Joaquin Guzman
Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February.