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#Sentencing

# sentencing - Friday 10 September, 2021

Opinion: ‘Slap on the wrist’ sentences for domestic violence send a message... the wrong message
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Opinion: ‘Slap on the wrist’ sentences for domestic violence send a message... the wrong message

Sep 10th 2021, 10:00 PM 23,230 Views 27 Comments

CEO of Women’s Aid Sarah Benson says the judiciary and other legal professionals need more training on how best to handle domestic violence cases.

# sentencing - Monday 14 June, 2021

Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder

Jun 14th 2021, 2:05 PM 15,427 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Keane was found guilty in May 2021 for the murder of 60-year-old John Lowe.

# sentencing - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 14th 2020, 1:29 PM 51,799 Views 90 Comments

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
# Central Crimiinal Court
# Central Crimiinal Court

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

Oct 8th 2020, 6:35 PM 46,373 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mark Crawford
# Mark Crawford

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

Oct 2nd 2020, 1:19 PM 19,131 Views 11 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Use of suspended sentences for sexual offences decreased over last decade

Aug 31st 2020, 12:27 PM 7,874 Views 13 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jun 25th 2020, 8:23 AM 41,629 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 2:02 PM 33,913 Views 29 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Updated Jan 27th 2020, 1:15 PM 112,162 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Jan 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 14,100 Views 0 Comments

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
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Dec 20th 2019, 1:21 PM 9,865 Views 0 Comments

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
# Court Of Criminal Appeal
# Court Of Criminal Appeal

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

Dec 2nd 2019, 7:39 PM 21,637 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2019, 12:34 PM 23,951 Views 19 Comments

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?
# Podcast
# Podcast

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

Nov 8th 2019, 5:30 PM 11,777 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 6:09 PM 290,276 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Updated Oct 29th 2019, 1:02 PM 54,654 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Oct 29th 2019, 6:10 AM 19,457 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Oct 25th 2019, 8:24 PM 21,897 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 12th 2019, 7:58 AM 37,358 Views 0 Comments

Judge Patricia Ryan adjourned the case for sentencing in October.

# sentencing - Friday 5 July, 2019

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach

Jul 5th 2019, 9:15 PM 34,726 Views 48 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

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

Jul 4th 2019, 7:44 AM 27,588 Views 43 Comments

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
# Justice System
# Justice System

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

Jun 19th 2019, 4:31 PM 147,948 Views 0 Comments

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
# John Cash

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

Mar 27th 2019, 5:37 PM 30,778 Views 42 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Feb 25th 2019, 2:58 PM 19,626 Views 28 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Updated Feb 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 29,536 Views 32 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jan 21st 2019, 5:36 PM 43,953 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Criminal Law
# Criminal Law

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

Dec 27th 2018, 8:00 AM 18,362 Views 42 Comments

‘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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Nov 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 23,327 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 30th 2018, 8:11 PM 51,568 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Oct 22nd 2018, 1:13 PM 101,288 Views 121 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 30th 2018, 1:50 PM 20,008 Views 23 Comments

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
# Sexual Crimes
# Sexual Crimes

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

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 17,376 Views 50 Comments

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
# Málaga
# Málaga

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

Jun 21st 2018, 12:50 PM 23,034 Views 29 Comments

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
# Strike A Deal
# Strike A Deal

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

May 22nd 2018, 9:18 PM 17,226 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Courts
# Courts

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

Apr 27th 2018, 5:56 PM 32,527 Views 33 Comments

“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
# Child Abuse
# Child Abuse

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

Mar 6th 2018, 7:18 PM 38,741 Views 51 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:05 AM 19,972 Views 20 Comments

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
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 1:04 PM 21,826 Views 69 Comments

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
# ARTHUR COLLINS

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

Dec 19th 2017, 10:40 PM 31,062 Views 36 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Oct 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,504 Views 0 Comments

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

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