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#Sentencing

# 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 9,507 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ronan Hughes
# Ronan Hughes

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

Aug 29th 2017, 6:33 PM 46,538 Views 25 Comments

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
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

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

Jul 5th 2017, 2:04 PM 16,093 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to attacking his partner.

# sentencing - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times
# Laois
# Laois

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

Jun 27th 2017, 8:57 PM 22,866 Views 0 Comments

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

# sentencing - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

'A very dangerous man has been put away' - family of murdered Anna Finnegan speak of their relief at verdict

Apr 12th 2017, 8:22 PM 12,924 Views 0 Comments

Kosovan national Vesel Jahiri was convicted of Anna’s murder at the Central Criminal Court this afternoon.

# sentencing - Monday 3 April, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie
# Daniel McAnaspie
# Daniel McAnaspie

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:23 PM 16,824 Views 0 Comments

Another man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter has had his sentencing adjourned.

# sentencing - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail
# Courts
# Courts

Convicted rapist who assaulted woman on Dart remains on bail

Feb 21st 2017, 3:18 PM 18,180 Views 0 Comments

The man is set to be sentenced for sexually assaulting the woman.

# sentencing - Monday 20 February, 2017

'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence

Feb 20th 2017, 1:23 PM 22,119 Views 40 Comments

“He will never come back from the ground and she will be out in three years.”

# sentencing - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Salesman faces jail over professional shoplifting scheme
# Shoplifting
# Shoplifting

Salesman faces jail over professional shoplifting scheme

Jan 12th 2017, 5:19 PM 30,466 Views 0 Comments

He said he began the shoplifting enterprise because had built up heavy debt.

# sentencing - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty
# Dylann Roof
# Dylann Roof

White supremacist who shot dead nine people won't give evidence to try avoid death penalty

Dec 28th 2016, 7:48 PM 25,580 Views 56 Comments

“I think it’s a bad idea,” said the judge presiding over the case.

# sentencing - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail
# Theft
# Theft

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:30 AM 12,543 Views 19 Comments

John McDonald had asked in 2012 to be given a chance to repay the victim but later fled the country.

# sentencing - Monday 19 December, 2016

'I will never forgive my mam': Rape victim says family has been torn apart
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

'I will never forgive my mam': Rape victim says family has been torn apart

Dec 19th 2016, 7:17 PM 27,528 Views 0 Comments

“He just acted like a normal loving father, when he was far from that,” the 24-year-old told the court.

# sentencing - Friday 16 December, 2016

GP Bernadette Scully found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter
# Verdict
# Verdict

GP Bernadette Scully found not guilty of the manslaughter of her daughter

Dec 16th 2016, 11:24 AM 42,742 Views 150 Comments

The jury returned the unanimous verdict after deliberating for four hours.

# sentencing - Friday 28 October, 2016

Woman pleaded with burglars to help resuscitate her brother, court hears
# Limerick Court
# Limerick Court

Woman pleaded with burglars to help resuscitate her brother, court hears

Oct 28th 2016, 6:56 PM 28,004 Views 0 Comments

The 62-year old bachelor collapsed and died of a heart attack as he watched the two defendants ransacking his cottage in Doon, Co Limerick.

# sentencing - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Lounge boy lost two front teeth after being glassed in a nightclub
# Courts
# Courts

Lounge boy lost two front teeth after being glassed in a nightclub

Oct 20th 2016, 6:10 AM 23,525 Views 0 Comments

Silviu Voivod (31) of Little Pace, Clonee, Co Meath, pled guilty to the attack.

# sentencing - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Man sentenced to five years in jail for harassing a garda on the internet
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to five years in jail for harassing a garda on the internet

Jul 27th 2016, 2:14 PM 33,228 Views 118 Comments

The judge said he was imposing the sentence “to send out a message to any other that thinks of spreading information that is grossly defamatory”.

# sentencing - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays
# Courts
# Courts

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays

Jul 19th 2016, 7:19 AM 18,665 Views 23 Comments

Laura Pennick pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

# sentencing - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Judge dismisses claims that Oscar Pistorius overheard rape and saw hanging while in prison

Jul 6th 2016, 11:53 AM 26,424 Views 17 Comments

The judge said that the claims “were not supported by anything concrete”

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp
# South Africa
# South Africa

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Jul 6th 2016, 9:35 AM 72,086 Views 91 Comments

The athlete’s defence team says it will not appeal the jail term handed down today.

# sentencing - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Driver who killed cyclist after breaking red light was already banned from driving
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Driver who killed cyclist after breaking red light was already banned from driving

Jun 16th 2016, 7:14 PM 36,821 Views 50 Comments

Eugene Maher died from head injuries hours after being struck by a car driven by Christopher Coleman.

# sentencing - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

"Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime" - Reeva Steenkamp's father makes emotional plea
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

"Oscar Pistorius must pay for his crime" - Reeva Steenkamp's father makes emotional plea

Jun 14th 2016, 1:14 PM 11,103 Views 23 Comments

The Paralympic athlete killed Reeva Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine’s Day in 2013.

# sentencing - Monday 13 June, 2016

No decision on Pistorius sentence as paralympian described as a 'broken man'
# Blade Runner
# Blade Runner

No decision on Pistorius sentence as paralympian described as a 'broken man'

Jun 13th 2016, 4:29 PM 13,644 Views 19 Comments

The hearing to decide what sentence the 29-year-old should serve for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp is set to last a week.

# sentencing - Saturday 11 June, 2016

'Hanging is too mild for such a savage': The story of the youngest man executed by the Irish State
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

'Hanging is too mild for such a savage': The story of the youngest man executed by the Irish State

Jun 11th 2016, 10:00 PM 61,019 Views 48 Comments

William O’Neill was executed four days after Christmas, on the 29 December 1927. He was 19 years old.

# sentencing - Monday 30 May, 2016

Dave Mahon to be sentenced for manslaughter of his stepson
# Courts
# Courts

Dave Mahon to be sentenced for manslaughter of his stepson

May 30th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,353 Views 10 Comments

Dean Fitzpatrick died from stab wounds in 2013.

# sentencing - Monday 18 April, 2016

Man jailed for raping woman who was at his home to help with painting
# Rape
# Rape

Man jailed for raping woman who was at his home to help with painting

Apr 18th 2016, 5:57 PM 47,320 Views 0 Comments

The man later threatened to kill the woman and her mother if she told anyone about the attack.

# sentencing - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Director who stole €116,000 from Hep C support group says she has 'nothing to show for it'
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Director who stole €116,000 from Hep C support group says she has 'nothing to show for it'

Mar 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 27,189 Views 23 Comments

Bernadette Warnock has been given the chance to raise compensation – but she still may face jail.

# sentencing - Friday 26 February, 2016

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence

Feb 26th 2016, 11:45 AM 45,581 Views 0 Comments

The high-profile republican was convicted of various tax offences at the Special Criminal Court last December.

# sentencing - Saturday 20 February, 2016

US prisoner freed after 43 years in solitary confinement
# Albert Woodfox
# Albert Woodfox

US prisoner freed after 43 years in solitary confinement

Feb 20th 2016, 2:53 PM 39,943 Views 67 Comments

Human rights organisations had condemned the sentencing of Albert Woodfox.

# sentencing - Friday 15 January, 2016

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs
# Crime
# Crime

Thieves target pharmacies for all their cosmetic and fake tan needs

Jan 15th 2016, 6:07 AM 8,175 Views 11 Comments

A survey showed that three out of four pharmacies have experienced some form of crime.

# sentencing - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Kerry man convicted of intimidating sex worker to be held in prison over Christmas
# Terrifying Messages
# Terrifying Messages

Kerry man convicted of intimidating sex worker to be held in prison over Christmas

Dec 15th 2015, 7:10 PM 23,840 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old sent the woman threatening text messages and said he would contact her family.

# sentencing - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction
# Bail
# Bail

Oscar Pistorius granted bail and will appeal murder conviction

Dec 8th 2015, 8:49 AM 10,740 Views 12 Comments

His case has been postponed until April 2016.

# sentencing - Monday 7 December, 2015

Man behind worst car crash in history of State to spend four years in jail
# Re-sentencing
# Re-sentencing

Man behind worst car crash in history of State to spend four years in jail

Dec 7th 2015, 11:31 PM 56,205 Views 36 Comments

Shaun Kelly has been sentenced to eight years in prison with the final four suspended.

Doctor and his wife who kept man as a slave jailed for 12 years
# Slavery
# Slavery

Doctor and his wife who kept man as a slave jailed for 12 years

Dec 7th 2015, 9:36 PM 33,931 Views 15 Comments

They called the man a “parasite” and made him be their “house boy”.

# sentencing - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home
# Courts
# Courts

Limerick man sentenced to 12 and a half years for brutal, repeated rape of woman in her home

Nov 12th 2015, 5:23 PM 21,296 Views 15 Comments

Alan Hanley received concurrent sentences for three counts of rape, a more serious attack than which would be ‘hard to envisage’ according to judge Deirdre Murphy.

# sentencing - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece
# Carlow
# Carlow

78-year-old man pleads guilty to raping niece and grandniece

Oct 6th 2015, 6:15 AM 22,284 Views 0 Comments

The man claimed his grandniece asked him to pay her for sex.

# sentencing - Monday 5 October, 2015

Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Man faces maximum of 10 years in prison after sexually assaulting woman at party

Oct 5th 2015, 4:54 PM 33,265 Views 0 Comments

Andrew Durran is due to be sentenced next month.

# sentencing - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Karen Buckley's killer sentenced to minimum of 23 years in prison for her murder
# Alexander Pacteau
# Alexander Pacteau

Karen Buckley's killer sentenced to minimum of 23 years in prison for her murder

Sep 8th 2015, 9:58 AM 63,078 Views 45 Comments

Her parents said: “Today’s life sentence will not bring our beautiful Karen back.”

# sentencing - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Karen Buckley killer's sentencing to be broadcast live on TV
# Alexander Pacteau
# Alexander Pacteau

Karen Buckley killer's sentencing to be broadcast live on TV

Sep 5th 2015, 12:20 PM 21,975 Views 29 Comments

Sky News will show the hearing.

# sentencing - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Man to face jail after being caught with "Aladdin's cave" of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man to face jail after being caught with "Aladdin's cave" of drugs, ammo and Garda uniforms

Jul 25th 2015, 7:30 AM 22,570 Views 0 Comments

A customs officer carrying out a random spot check at a storage facility in Dublin almost two years ago smelled cannabis.

# sentencing - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison
# Column
# Column

In Ireland, a man can actually confess to rape and still serve no time in prison

Jul 15th 2015, 6:00 PM 14,328 Views 80 Comments

Yesterday Magnus Meyer Hustveit walked free from court after admitting that he had repeatedly raped his former girlfriend when she was unconscious.