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#Suspended sentence

# suspended-sentence - Monday 12 October, 2020

Father of one who headbutted man while dressed as Superman handed suspended sentence

The victim was left with a broken nose and later required surgery due to a deviated septum.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man found in possession of child pornography after exposing himself near a child gets suspended sentence

The man pleaded guilty before Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Night security man who stole artwork and sold it through Sotheby's gets suspended sentence

Petr Balint pleaded guilty to theft of 33 art prints.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 18 November, 2019

Learner motorist given suspended sentence over fatal collision with food delivery driver

The man has also been suspended from driving for six years.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images

Martin Guerin was sentenced to two and a half years imprisonment but it was suspended in its entirety.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 18 October, 2019

Man who beat up ex-partner and subjected her to 'terrifying ordeal' gets suspended sentence

In a victim impact statement, the woman said the attack traumatised her in every way.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 29 July, 2019

Dublin man handed suspended sentence for sexually assaulting four of his young cousins

The Probation Service assessed the man as having a moderate risk of re-offending within the next five years.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Man who stood over injured woman (64) while masturbating and laughing given suspended sentence

Maximilian Lang-Orsini (24) of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexual assault.

Leaving Cert student who punched and kicked fellow pupil in the face gets suspended sentence

Lee Fetherson, now aged 20, was expelled from the school immediately after the attack on 10 March 2017.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche

The 30-year-old married man pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault on a date last year.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Suspended sentence for man who repeatedly sexually assaulted young girl he was babysitting

Stephen Browner of Stoneybatter, Dublin, pleaded guilty to eight counts of sexual assault.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Man who assaulted wife, hitting her twice across the head, gets suspended sentence

The man pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to the woman.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 1 October, 2018

Suspended sentence for man who smashed up contents of girlfriend's home

The 23-year-old was found guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court of burglary and criminal damage today.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Teen receives suspended sentence for impeding investigation into murder committed by his brothers

36-year-old Neil Reilly was murdered in Lucan in January last year.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ivor Callely gets suspended sentence after tearing up magazines and smearing teabags on GP's walls

Callely was caught after Dr James Dolan installed a hidden camera in his practice at 191 Howth Road, in Dublin 3.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 23 April, 2018

Mentally ill man who damaged de Valera's headstone given suspended sentence

John Moore, aged 59, broke the headstone in two and poured red paint over it.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 29 March, 2018

French vegan convicted for saying 'justice' had been done after butcher killed in terror attack

The woman has been given a suspended sentence.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

British man given suspended sentence for Cambodia 'pornographic' pool party photos

Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners arrested in January.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Dublin student gets three year suspended sentence after cannabis found in wardrobe

The 20-year-old man, who has no previous convictions, pleaded guilty to possessing the cannabis herb.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Man who threatened to kill ex's parents while swinging axe avoids jail

Gavin O’Reilly has two children with his former partner.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 19 February, 2018

Woman who pleaded guilty to having a gun at Connolly train station walks free after sentencing

Nikita Murtagh was sentenced to three years in jail backdated and with the remainder suspended.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

No jail for dad who kicked teen daughter in face after she confronted him about his drinking

The man also punched the child in the face in front of gardaí.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

The use of suspended sentences by Irish courts is up for debate

The Law Reform Commission is seeking views on their use.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Tipperary hurler gets suspended sentence after obtaining €10,000 from elderly man by deception

Darren Gleeson pleaded guilty to a breach of Section 6 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act.

Limerick man who pulled revolver on two children gets suspended sentence

Denis O’Keeffe told gardaí he was refurbishing the weapon for a person involved in the notorious Limerick gangland feud.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Garda (33) convicted of assaulting two women will not face jail

Brian Hanrahan (33) of Ballintotty, Nenagh was convicted earlier this year.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 5 May, 2017

College professor who had 2,000 indecent images of children gets suspended sentence

Simon Jarvis pleaded guilty to counts of possessing, making and distributing indecent images of children.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Any young girl on social welfare like me would have done what I did'

Single mother avoids jail after “massive spending spree” when bank accidentally deposited €51,000 into her account.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Gym owner who broke girlfriend's teeth avoids jail

The woman was treated for two broken teeth and swelling to her face after the “brief alcohol-fuelled incident”.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Putin's main rival given suspended sentence - now he can't run against the president in the 2018 election

Alexei Navalny was today convicted of embezzlement and given a five-year suspended sentence.

Café owner who grew cannabis to ease back pain given 240 hours community service

The man was ordered to carry out the community service within a year in lieu of a two year jail term.

# suspended-sentence - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Second teen involved in attack of Dublin boy who was stabbed after 'running for his life 'avoids jail

The victim was assaulted a short time after stepping in to help a friend he saw being attacked.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

24-year-old man given suspended sentence for headbutting fellow patron in Copper Face Jacks

Kelvin Lynch broke Barry Fitzgerald’s nose after coming under the impression he had taken his change.

# suspended-sentence - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Teenager who took part in "terrifying" assault of Dublin boy who was stabbed avoids jail

The accused had arrived to the scene at a late stage of the assault in a taxi.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 10 October, 2016

Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence

Owen Travers (61) pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers over a number of years.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 20 June, 2016

Woman who killed grandfather returned to jail after failing to give up drink

Johanna Kelly had been freed from prison following her conviction for manslaughter on condition that she give up alcohol and engage with probation services.

# suspended-sentence - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Man jailed for four years for possessing a home-made shotgun made from iron bars

Nathan Ring was convicted of illegally possessing the improvised shotgun on a date in September 2014.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 23 October, 2015

Killer of Garda Tony Golden was under suspended sentence for carrying a live firearm

Adrian Mackin was convicted of carrying a loaded gun in Newry in 2012.

# suspended-sentence - Monday 27 July, 2015

Teen launched vicious unprovoked attack on dad in front of his family

He has received a two-year suspended sentence.

# suspended-sentence - Friday 17 July, 2015

Revenue official pocketed nearly €20,000 in motoring fines

John Kelly’s job was to collect the fines from people who hadn’t paid vehicle registration tax.

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