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# Sentenced
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years in prison for defrauding investors
Shkreli cried as he told the judge he made many mistakes and apologised to investors.
# tough sentence
French court sentences mother to one year in jail for slapping schoolteacher in the face
The teacher said she was “shocked” by the verdict.
# Courts
Guatemalan mother caught with cocaine-soaked shirts at Dublin Airport jailed for three years
The cocaine was valued at €179,000.
# Sexual Assault
Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months
John Doherty pleaded guilty to two counts of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter on dates between January 1996 and April 1998.
# eve doherty
Garda Detective who sent abusive letters to State solicitor is jailed for three years
Eve Doherty was found guilty of harassing Elizabeth Howlin following a two-week trial last July.
# Fermanagh
'Our lives have been shattered forever': Man sentenced for manslaughter of schoolboy in 2015
13-year-old Oisin McGrath, following an incident at St Micheal’s College, Fermanagh.
# Sentenced
Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography
He was given 20 years in prison on each of three counts.
# Shooting
Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers
Marco Proano said he fired to protect a teen hanging out of the window of the car.
# Sex Abuse
Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence
The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.
# Circuit Criminal Court
Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.
# Courts
Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years
Egyptian national Mohamed Okda (30) had pleaded not guilty to two counts of raping the woman.
# Clondalkin
Man with 190 previous convictions gets 2.5 year sentence after gardaí car chase
This was the second trial for Dean Joyce, after a juror falling asleep in the first trial caused the jury to be discharged.
# Terenure
Man who admitted beating 62-year-old to death jailed for five years
Juries were unable to agree a verdict on murder charges against Gary Walsh in two trials.
# Courts
Dublin man who beat ex-girlfriend unconscious in front of her children gets two-year sentence
The 30-year-old woman woke up in her bed to find Robert Maguire standing over her and spitting on her.
# Derry
Teen who killed man on night out in Derry gets six-year sentence
24-year-old Gerard Quinn was stabbed in the neck by the then-16-year-old in May 2016.
# Massachusetts
Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter
Michelle Carter faces a sentence of probation to 20 years in prison.
# Jonathan Dowdall
Ex-Sinn Féin councillor gets 12 year sentence for waterboard torture ordeal of man at his home
A video of the the torture was recovered by garda í at Jonathan Dowdall’s home.
# Melbourne
Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia
Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.
# Murder Trial
'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount
Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.
# Dublin
Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck
Noel Dempsey was seen on CCTV robbing a truck and driving off.
# Sentenced
'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.
# Sentenced
Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook
The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.
# Cork
Man who poured boiling water over pregnant girlfriend has prison sentence doubled while appealing
The 25-year-old added sugar to the water to increase its boiling point.
# Courts
71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew
The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.
# Michael Dunn
British paedophile who hid girl behind fridge jailed for 27 years
He was found to have carried out attacks on a total of four women and girls – one aged 10 or 11- over a period of more than 30 years.
# Convicted
Fiancé of author Helen Bailey found guilty of murdering her and hiding body for 3 months
The court heard that he drugged Helen before killing her and hiding her body, he then sent her text messages and emails in a bid to cover his tracks.
# Musee d'Art Moderne
'Spiderman' art thief fined €104 million over one of the biggest art heists in recent years
The fine corresponds to the estimated value of the artworks, which are still missing.
# Special Criminal Court
Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb
62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.
# Courts
Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery
Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.
# Courts
Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years
The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.
# Sentenced
Corkman facing 12 years in Philippines jail says drugs were planted on him in airport
Éanna Ó Cochláin and his family say they have received no support from Irish authorities.
# multiple convictions
'Violent, evil' Limerick man sentenced to five years for robbing tourist at knifepoint on St Patrick's Day
The man has a previous conviction for role in the shooting of a man in 2006.
# Dismissed
Man who sexually assaulted student while viewing room loses appeal
The court heard that on the way out of the apartment, the man pulled a hair from the student’s head and put it in his wallet.
# Special Criminal Court
Sentencing of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy put off until 26 February
The high-profile republican was convicted of tax offences in December of last year.
# Sexual Assault
Man sentenced to 10 years for multiple rape of teenage cousin
The abuse began when the boy was 14 and continued until he was 18.
# Maoist cult
Daughter held captive for 30 years speaks out against cult leader father sentenced to prison today
Aravindan Balakrishnan was convicted in December of rape, indecent assault, false imprisonment and cruelty to a child.
# Courts
'I keep saying, why did it happen?': Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece
In her victim impact report the now adult woman said her plans for her life changed as a result of the abuse.
# Pennsylvania
HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women
The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.
# Behind Bars
Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months
The man had originally been sentenced to 30 months in prison for brandishing a fake gun and demanding air time.
# Sentenced
Man who 'stole his daughter's innocence' by sexually abusing her sentenced to seven years
The man said he thought about it everyday and would turn back time if he could.