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# sentencing - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Aaron Brady sentenced to minimum of 40 years in prison for the capital murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe

Brady was found guilty by a jury in August.

# sentencing - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'I fought for him like a lion': Mother of manslaughter victim with genetic disorder says he was picked on all his life

Dmitry Hrynkevich (24) died after suffering multiple injuries to his head, face and neck in 2015.

# sentencing - Friday 2 October, 2020

Mark Crawford sentenced to life in prison for cocaine-fuelled murder of man in Limerick pub

Patrick O’Connor was just 24-years-old when he died.

# sentencing - Monday 31 August, 2020

Use of suspended sentences for sexual offences decreased over last decade

White-collar crimes and child offenders were given particular consideration in a new report from the Law Reform Commission.

# sentencing - Thursday 25 June, 2020

British teenager to be sentenced for throwing boy off Tate Modern balcony

Jonty Bravery (18) has admitted trying to kill the child on the viewing platform of the gallery in August last year.

# sentencing - Monday 2 March, 2020

Teenager who stabbed mother's violent ex-boyfriend to death sentenced to two years in prison

The incident occurred during a row at the family home in Co Offaly in 2017.

# sentencing - Monday 27 January, 2020

Ireland's first FGM conviction: Father sentenced to 5.5 years, mother sentenced to 4 years and 9 months

Judge Elma Sheahan described the parents’ actions as “the most egregious breaches of trust by those who are presumed to protect their infant child”.

Parents convicted of allowing FGM to be carried out on daughter to be sentenced today

The couple were found guilty following a trial last November.

# sentencing - Friday 20 December, 2019

Parents convicted of 'extremely serious offence' of FGM to be sentenced next month

Female genital mutilation carries a maximum sentence of up to 14 years in prison.

# sentencing - Monday 2 December, 2019

Court increases 'unduly lenient' jail term for farmer who killed neighbour with teleporter in 2017

Kerry farmer Michael Ferris has had his sentencing increased from five years to nine in the Court of Criminal Appeal.

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Father of London terror victim asks that his son's image isn't used for 'vile propaganda' in newspapers

Victims Saskia Jones and Jack Merritt had been attending a prisoner rehabilitation conference.

# sentencing - Friday 8 November, 2019

The Explainer: How did the judge decide the sentences in the Ana Kriegel case?

Mr Justice Paul McDermott would have given careful consideration to the sentences imposed in this difficult case.

# sentencing - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Ana Kriegel case: Boy A given life sentence with review after 12 years. Boy B sentenced to 15 years, with review after 8

Both boys were 13 years of age when they murdered Ana Kriegel in an abandoned house in Lucan in 2018.

# sentencing - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

'The death of a child is a parent's worst nightmare': Boy A's grandfather expresses sympathy for family of Ana Kriegel in court

The sentencing hearing of Boy A and Boy B is taking place at the Central Criminal Court.

Sentence hearing for two boys convicted of murder of Ana Kriegel to take place today

The boys, now aged 15, were convicted by unanimous jury verdicts earlier this year.

# sentencing - Friday 25 October, 2019

Sentence hearing for two boys convicted of Ana Kriegel murder to take place next week

In a hearing today, Mr Justice Paul McDermott was given psychological and psychiatric reports relating to Boy A and Boy B.

# sentencing - Friday 12 July, 2019

Pregnant woman who led gardaí on high-speed chase with children in car to be sentenced

Judge Patricia Ryan adjourned the case for sentencing in October.

# sentencing - Friday 5 July, 2019

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach

Joyce Conlon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

# sentencing - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Man with 56 convictions sentenced to four years in prison, two suspended, for dragging woman from car

He was found guilty of assault causing harm and engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour.

# sentencing - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Ana Kriegel murder: The sentences Boy A and Boy B could be facing

The two teengers are to be sentenced in four weeks’ time.

# sentencing - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Man who previously knocked down and killed French tourists jailed for driving at garda

John Cash received a three and a half year sentence.

# sentencing - Monday 25 February, 2019

Retired surgeon Michael Shine sentenced to four years in jail for sexual abuse of patients

One victim called it a “good day for me and for all victims of abuse”.

# sentencing - Friday 8 February, 2019

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

# sentencing - Monday 21 January, 2019

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

# sentencing - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Opinion: Should judges hand down concurrent sentences in rape cases?

‘It is essential, for victims of crime and for society in general, that coherent sentencing policy is developed’, writes Ivana Bacik.

# sentencing - Monday 19 November, 2018

Victim tells court of terror as Patrick Nevin set to be sentenced for attacks on women he met through Tinder

The 37-year-old will be sentenced next month for two attacks on women he met up with via the dating app.

# sentencing - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Man who defiled girl he collected from teenage disco in Dublin has sentence cut on appeal

He has been resentenced to two years imprisonment with 12 months post-release supervision.

# sentencing - Monday 22 October, 2018

86-year-old man given suspended sentence for rape and repeated child sexual abuse

Justice Michael White said that if Kiernan was a younger man the court would be imposed a serious custodial sentence.

# sentencing - Monday 30 July, 2018

Two organised crime ‘foot soldiers’ jailed for ‘shambolic’ plan to murder man

Gary Gleeson and Stephen Dunne were sentenced to 12 years each.

# sentencing - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# sentencing - Thursday 21 June, 2018

James Quinn jailed for 22 years in Spain for Gary Hutch murder

The judge described the 2015 murder as “execrable”.

# sentencing - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Judges to get new sentencing guidelines after Sinn Féin deal with government

It is hoped that the bill will be at committee stage before the end of the current Dáil term.

# sentencing - Friday 27 April, 2018

Judge who jailed grandfather for rape calls sentencing guidelines 'somewhat bizarre'

“It’s somewhat bizarre that an area that is so sensitive has so little in the way of guidance for a trial judge.”

# sentencing - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Kerry man caught with thousands of child pornography images jailed for two years

John O’Donoghue, aged 38, also distributed illegal images and movies via email.

# sentencing - Friday 2 March, 2018

Call for urgent review of marital rape sentencing after man has sentence cut

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and Women’s AId have both raised queries about the sentence being reduced on appeal.

# sentencing - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Gardaí are not treated as victims': Man avoids jail after kicking garda who was unconscious on ground

The GRA says there is no comparable occupation where employees are likely to suffer such a debilitating range of injuries while doing their normal duties.

# sentencing - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Ex-partner of reality star jailed for 20 years following acid attack outside London nightclub

Arthur Collins had been found guilty of 14 counts of assault.

# sentencing - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Tom Humphries is set to be sentenced for the defilement of a child this morning

The former high-profile sports journalist pleaded guilty to four counts of grooming and two counts of defilement of a child.

# sentencing - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Romanian man who blackmailed Tyrone teenager who took his own life sentenced to 4 years

Iulian Enache (31) pleaded guilty to blackmailing Ronan Hughes in a Romanian court last week.

# sentencing - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Actor who played Zumo Bishop on Fair City to be sentenced for assaulting his partner

He pleaded guilty to attacking his partner.

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