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#Sentencing

# sentencing - Monday 25 February, 2013

UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing
# Life Sentence
# Life Sentence

UPDATE: Man sentenced to life for the murder of Catherine Gowing

Feb 25th 2013, 12:22 PM 7,714 Views 18 Comments

Evidence presented to the court suggests that she had been tied up and raped before being murdered.

# sentencing - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Column: We owe it to victims to have minimum and mandatory sentencing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We owe it to victims to have minimum and mandatory sentencing

Jan 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 227 Views 48 Comments

The crimes committed against Fiona Doyle and Detective Garda Adrian Donohue deserve sufficient punishment – and the pressure needs to be placed back onto criminals, says criminologist John O’Keefe.

# sentencing - Monday 28 January, 2013

Analysis: Average sentence for rape is 5 - 7 years
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Analysis: Average sentence for rape is 5 - 7 years

Jan 28th 2013, 1:40 PM 10,639 Views 56 Comments

A number of cases involved life sentences, while some saw sentences of two years or less.

Public to be given more info on sentencing in Irish courts
# Courts
# Courts

Public to be given more info on sentencing in Irish courts

Jan 28th 2013, 10:44 AM 3,656 Views 13 Comments

The Irish Sentencing Information System (ISIS) committee said that it has begun three new initiatives to make more information available.

# sentencing - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Fiona Doyle thanks public for support after abuse ruling
# Abuse Victim
# Abuse Victim

Fiona Doyle thanks public for support after abuse ruling

Jan 26th 2013, 2:24 PM 13,179 Views 21 Comments

The daughter of Patrick O’Brien, who was first bailed and then jailed for sexually abusing her, gives an emotional interview.

# sentencing - Friday 25 January, 2013

Fiona Doyle rallies to go ahead in honour of 'every victim' of sexual abuse
# Fiona Doyle
# Fiona Doyle

Fiona Doyle rallies to go ahead in honour of 'every victim' of sexual abuse

Jan 25th 2013, 10:13 AM 10,670 Views 46 Comments

A “vindicated” Fiona Doyle will appear on RTE’s Late Late show this evening to speak about her case.

# sentencing - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Column: Fiona Doyle was caught in the crossfire of a war over sentencing
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Fiona Doyle was caught in the crossfire of a war over sentencing

Jan 24th 2013, 9:15 PM 56 Views 30 Comments

The blame does not lie with one judge but with the inconsistency of the Court of Criminal Appeal, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters

Jan 24th 2013, 7:58 PM 12,212 Views 3 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Shatter "understands people were disturbed" by details in rape case
# Fiona Doyle
# Fiona Doyle

Shatter "understands people were disturbed" by details in rape case

Jan 24th 2013, 12:45 PM 16,585 Views 76 Comments

Patrick O’Brien, who was convicted of raping his daughter Fiona Doyle, had his bail revoked in court today.

# sentencing - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

RCNI calls for an end to granting bail after conviction for rape
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

RCNI calls for an end to granting bail after conviction for rape

Jan 23rd 2013, 10:07 AM 3,645 Views 38 Comments

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland has called for renewed urgency in reforming sentencing and bail practices following this week’s controversial sentencing at a Dublin court.

# sentencing - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Poll: Should the government review sentencing laws for sexual assaults?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government review sentencing laws for sexual assaults?

Jan 22nd 2013, 10:11 AM 8,561 Views 105 Comments

A Labour TD has called for action after a controversial sentencing in Dublin yesterday. So do you think there should be a review of statutory sentencing?

# sentencing - Monday 21 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo

Jan 21st 2013, 7:59 PM 6,291 Views 5 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# sentencing - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Integration Centre calls for legislation on hate crimes as racism figures rise
# Racism
# Racism

Integration Centre calls for legislation on hate crimes as racism figures rise

Jan 10th 2013, 12:32 PM 3,569 Views 27 Comments

They also want to see the introduction of racism as an aggravating factor in sentencing.

# sentencing - Thursday 18 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added ballerinas on the Grand Canal

Oct 18th 2012, 8:03 PM 11,744 Views 1 Comment

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# sentencing - Friday 29 June, 2012

Seán Quinn escapes jail – for now – after being found guilty of contempt
# Quinn Versus Anglo
# Quinn Versus Anglo

Seán Quinn escapes jail – for now – after being found guilty of contempt

Jun 29th 2012, 3:12 PM 11,643 Views 89 Comments

The former billionaire was ordered to stop moving assets out of the reach of the bank formerly known as Anglo.

# sentencing - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Column: Child abuse is a serious crime. It deserves a serious punishment.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Child abuse is a serious crime. It deserves a serious punishment.

Mar 7th 2012, 7:30 AM 4,299 Views 36 Comments

In Ireland, sentences for child abuse-related crimes are far lower than elsewhere, writes Lisa Collins. So what does this say about our society?

# sentencing - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Judges should be able to specify minimum terms for murder, says law reform group
# Drugs
# Drugs

Judges should be able to specify minimum terms for murder, says law reform group

Jan 19th 2012, 9:47 AM 1,241 Views 27 Comments

The Law Reform Commission also says that sentencing for drug and firearm offences should be reviewed.

# sentencing - Monday 12 December, 2011

Column: Long jail terms don’t work in tackling crime – no matter what ‘common sense’ says
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Long jail terms don’t work in tackling crime – no matter what ‘common sense’ says

Dec 12th 2011, 7:30 AM 92 Views 54 Comments

Our prisons are bursting, and yet we continue to lock more people up. To keep communities safe we need a serious rethink, writes Liam Herrick.

# sentencing - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Plan to cut prison numbers by boosting community service
# Prisons
# Prisons

Plan to cut prison numbers by boosting community service

Oct 2nd 2011, 4:03 PM 364 Views 10 Comments

New legislation will force judges to consider community work instead of jail for minor offenders.

# sentencing - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Yugoslav army chief gets 27-year prison sentence for war crimes
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Yugoslav army chief gets 27-year prison sentence for war crimes

Sep 6th 2011, 11:59 AM 212 Views 0 Comments

Momcilo Perisic, a former Chief of General Staff of the Yugoslav army, has been jailed for 27 years for crimes against humanity and war crimes committed in Bosnia and Herzegovinia and Croatia in the 1990s.

# sentencing - Thursday 12 May, 2011

Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Man caught with illegal cigarettes, charged and jailed in one day

May 12th 2011, 6:14 PM 2,764 Views 0 Comments

Dublin District Court judge sends smuggler down for six months after he’s caught with nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes.