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'Our lives have been shattered forever': Man sentenced for manslaughter of schoolboy in 2015
# Fermanagh
# Fermanagh

'Our lives have been shattered forever': Man sentenced for manslaughter of schoolboy in 2015

Dec 15th 2017, 3:16 PM 16,741 Views 20 Comments

13-year-old Oisin McGrath, following an incident at St Micheal’s College, Fermanagh.

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography

Dec 7th 2017, 5:20 PM 17,968 Views 27 Comments

He was given 20 years in prison on each of three counts.

Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers
# Shooting
# Shooting

Chicago police officer given 5 years in prison for shooting car full of 5 teenagers

Nov 21st 2017, 10:27 AM 24,018 Views 55 Comments

Marco Proano said he fired to protect a teen hanging out of the window of the car.

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence
# Sex Abuse
# Sex Abuse

Man who brought shotgun to bedroom before raping daughter handed 11 year jail sentence

Nov 13th 2017, 10:35 PM 24,523 Views 0 Comments

The woman described how she felt sorry for her father, who she said had lost everything because of his decisions.

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Former Irish Times journalist Tom Humphries jailed for 2.5 years for child sex offences

Oct 24th 2017, 3:00 PM 75,628 Views 198 Comments

The former sports journalist groomed and sexually abused a teenage girl.

Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped woman after she got lost on a night out sentenced to 10 years

Oct 23rd 2017, 2:30 PM 44,558 Views 94 Comments

Egyptian national Mohamed Okda (30) had pleaded not guilty to two counts of raping the woman.

Man with 190 previous convictions gets 2.5 year sentence after gardaí car chase
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Man with 190 previous convictions gets 2.5 year sentence after gardaí car chase

Jul 14th 2017, 4:03 PM 19,841 Views 57 Comments

This was the second trial for Dean Joyce, after a juror falling asleep in the first trial caused the jury to be discharged.

Man who admitted beating 62-year-old to death jailed for five years
# Terenure
# Terenure

Man who admitted beating 62-year-old to death jailed for five years

Jul 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 13,529 Views 30 Comments

Juries were unable to agree a verdict on murder charges against Gary Walsh in two trials.

Dublin man who beat ex-girlfriend unconscious in front of her children gets two-year sentence
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man who beat ex-girlfriend unconscious in front of her children gets two-year sentence

Jul 6th 2017, 4:21 PM 18,358 Views 54 Comments

The 30-year-old woman woke up in her bed to find Robert Maguire standing over her and spitting on her.

Teen who killed man on night out in Derry gets six-year sentence
# Derry
# Derry

Teen who killed man on night out in Derry gets six-year sentence

Jun 30th 2017, 9:05 PM 8,905 Views 9 Comments

24-year-old Gerard Quinn was stabbed in the neck by the then-16-year-old in May 2016.

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Woman who urged boyfriend to kill himself in texts found guilty of manslaughter

Jun 16th 2017, 4:47 PM 33,038 Views 0 Comments

Michelle Carter faces a sentence of probation to 20 years in prison.

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor gets 12 year sentence for waterboard torture ordeal of man at his home
# Jonathan Dowdall
# Jonathan Dowdall

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor gets 12 year sentence for waterboard torture ordeal of man at his home

Jun 1st 2017, 5:23 PM 100,904 Views 152 Comments

A video of the the torture was recovered by garda í at Jonathan Dowdall’s home.

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia
# Melbourne
# Melbourne

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia

May 30th 2017, 7:40 AM 19,577 Views 10 Comments

Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'Mammy had to go to heaven': Eric Locke sentenced to life in prison for murdering Sonia Blount

May 26th 2017, 1:00 PM 25,096 Views 40 Comments

Locke was found guilty by a jury on Monday of murdering the mother-of-one, who was his ex-girlfriend.

Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck

May 17th 2017, 6:17 AM 16,147 Views 0 Comments

Noel Dempsey was seen on CCTV robbing a truck and driving off.

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

May 11th 2017, 3:39 PM 13,663 Views 0 Comments

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Three men jailed in Sweden for gang rape streamed live on Facebook

Apr 25th 2017, 8:33 PM 34,779 Views 81 Comments

The film has since been removed from Facebook but it has been circulated on the internet.

Man who poured boiling water over pregnant girlfriend has prison sentence doubled while appealing
# Cork
# Cork

Man who poured boiling water over pregnant girlfriend has prison sentence doubled while appealing

Mar 30th 2017, 4:28 PM 41,642 Views 37 Comments

The 25-year-old added sugar to the water to increase its boiling point.

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew
# Courts
# Courts

71-year-old jailed for six years for grooming and sexually abusing teenage nephew

Mar 6th 2017, 3:47 PM 15,649 Views 23 Comments

The judge said the sentence would have been considerably higher if it were not for the man’s advanced age.

British paedophile who hid girl behind fridge jailed for 27 years
# Michael Dunn
# Michael Dunn

British paedophile who hid girl behind fridge jailed for 27 years

Mar 1st 2017, 7:08 PM 27,798 Views 37 Comments

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.

Fiancé of author Helen Bailey found guilty of murdering her and hiding body for 3 months
# Convicted
# Convicted

Fiancé of author Helen Bailey found guilty of murdering her and hiding body for 3 months

Feb 22nd 2017, 12:46 PM 23,865 Views 0 Comments

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.

'Spiderman' art thief fined €104 million over one of the biggest art heists in recent years
# Musee D'Art Moderne
# Musee D'Art Moderne

'Spiderman' art thief fined €104 million over one of the biggest art heists in recent years

Feb 20th 2017, 10:55 PM 16,825 Views 11 Comments

The fine corresponds to the estimated value of the artworks, which are still missing.

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb

Feb 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 12,010 Views 15 Comments

62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery
# Courts
# Courts

Mother-of-five who left purse at crime scene sentenced to three years for taxi robbery

Feb 10th 2017, 3:22 PM 20,928 Views 28 Comments

Amanda Daly was jailed for her being an accomplice to the robbery of a taxi driver in 2015.

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man who committed robberies while out on bail gets sentenced to eight years

Jan 13th 2017, 6:35 AM 16,967 Views 34 Comments

The 42-year-old has 76 previous convictions.

Corkman facing 12 years in Philippines jail says drugs were planted on him in airport
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Corkman facing 12 years in Philippines jail says drugs were planted on him in airport

Oct 3rd 2016, 6:00 AM 42,451 Views 39 Comments

Éanna Ó Cochláin and his family say they have received no support from Irish authorities.

'Violent, evil' Limerick man sentenced to five years for robbing tourist at knifepoint on St Patrick's Day
# Multiple Convictions
# Multiple Convictions

'Violent, evil' Limerick man sentenced to five years for robbing tourist at knifepoint on St Patrick's Day

Jul 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 18,605 Views 30 Comments

The man has a previous conviction for role in the shooting of a man in 2006.

Man who sexually assaulted student while viewing room loses appeal
# Dismissed
# Dismissed

Man who sexually assaulted student while viewing room loses appeal

Feb 18th 2016, 7:06 PM 33,673 Views 0 Comments

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.

Sentencing of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy put off until 26 February
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Sentencing of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy put off until 26 February

Feb 12th 2016, 1:15 PM 29,417 Views 105 Comments

The high-profile republican was convicted of tax offences in December of last year.

Man sentenced to 10 years for multiple rape of teenage cousin
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man sentenced to 10 years for multiple rape of teenage cousin

Feb 8th 2016, 3:44 PM 27,129 Views 27 Comments

The abuse began when the boy was 14 and continued until he was 18.

Daughter held captive for 30 years speaks out against cult leader father sentenced to prison today
# Maoist Cult
# Maoist Cult

Daughter held captive for 30 years speaks out against cult leader father sentenced to prison today

Jan 29th 2016, 5:48 PM 25,558 Views 12 Comments

Aravindan Balakrishnan was convicted in December of rape, indecent assault, false imprisonment and cruelty to a child.

'I keep saying, why did it happen?': Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece
# Courts
# Courts

'I keep saying, why did it happen?': Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted rape of niece

Jan 15th 2016, 6:25 PM 26,295 Views 24 Comments

In her victim impact report the now adult woman said her plans for her life changed as a result of the abuse.

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women
# Pennsylvania
# Pennsylvania

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women

Dec 24th 2015, 3:19 PM 18,246 Views 33 Comments

The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.

Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months
# Behind Bars
# Behind Bars

Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:05 AM 9,844 Views 9 Comments

The man had originally been sentenced to 30 months in prison for brandishing a fake gun and demanding air time.

Man who 'stole his daughter's innocence' by sexually abusing her sentenced to seven years
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Man who 'stole his daughter's innocence' by sexually abusing her sentenced to seven years

Dec 14th 2015, 5:39 PM 18,819 Views 34 Comments

The man said he thought about it everyday and would turn back time if he could.

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 55,470 Views 135 Comments

Gayle Newland denied strapping bandages to her chest and wearing a woollen hat to disguise herself.

Man jailed for pointing replica gun at garda's head to "terrify" him
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for pointing replica gun at garda's head to "terrify" him

Jul 1st 2015, 4:01 PM 17,450 Views 31 Comments

The man threatened to shoot the officer.

Saved By The Bell's 'Screech' sentenced to 4 months in jail over a pub stabbing
# Dustin Diamond
# Dustin Diamond

Saved By The Bell's 'Screech' sentenced to 4 months in jail over a pub stabbing

Jun 25th 2015, 5:40 PM 27,306 Views 28 Comments

He is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.

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 25,546 Views 87 Comments

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

Murdered man who chose to live rough in Phoenix Park was suffering from an untreated illness
# Courts
# Courts

Murdered man who chose to live rough in Phoenix Park was suffering from an untreated illness

May 20th 2015, 7:15 PM 33,900 Views 19 Comments

A 29-year-old homeless man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Gerard Donnelly.