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# victim impact

This year
‘We hope you are at peace now’: Family of Nora Sheehan on their 42-year wait for justice
‘We never gave up hoping that one day we would get justice for you and we hope we have done you proud,’ the family of Nora Sheehan wrote.
Last year
'My heart is in pieces': Family of Santina Cawley speak out as woman found guilty of murder
Santina was just two years old when she was killed.
All time
'You are the loser, and we are the winners': Victims of New Zealand mosque shooter confront him in court
Victims described how their lives have been completely changed in the wake of the horrific events in March 2019.
'She was just a little girl with so many hopes and dreams': What Ana Kriegel meant to her loved ones
Sentencing her killers today, Mr Justice Paul McDermott stressed that Ana’s short life should not be defined by the crimes committed against her.
'Forever is not long enough': Parents of Ana Kriegel react to sentencing
Two teenage boys were today sentenced for their roles in the 14-year-old’s murder.
'You took the happy, young girl I used to be': Woman addresses foster father guilty of rape
The man will be sentenced on 13 November.
Mother of man shot dead in front of home: 'I will never understand why anyone would want to hurt him'
Doris O’Neill made a statement during the sentencing hearing for Warren Nolan who was shot Alan O’Neill.
'You sent me home bleeding, traumatised ... but I'm a survivor': Leona O’Callaghan's powerful victim impact statement
Leona O’Callaghan was groomed and raped by Patrick O’Dea when she was a child.
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.
Dublin girl left 'afraid to leave the house' following 'horrific' attack by teen she met on Facebook
The then 16-year-old boy assaulted the girl in Dublin’s city centre after meeting her online via Facebook in 2014.
'I have not only lost a daughter but a best friend': Family of woman killed by boyfriend speak out
Oisin Conroy was found not guilty of the murder of Natalie McGuinness by reason of insanity.
'I remember thinking I was free, that he couldn't hurt me anymore. How wrong I was'
A woman whose ex-partner has been found guilty of rape gave a strong victim impact statement today.
Mother says son's killing will haunt her for the rest of her life
Dale Creighton was assaulted at a footbridge in Tallaght on 1 January 2014, dying the next day.
Man, who had blood on his hands when confessing a fatal stabbing to a Luas driver, jailed for six years
38-year-old Andrzej Wawrzyniak stabbed Jacek Kozakiewicz 22 times on 26 February 2014.
Parents of Dubliner killed in Melbourne tell court of their heartbreak
David Greene died in hospital after being attacked at a party in the Australian city. Luke Wendholt, who has pleaded guilty to the murder, appeared in court earlier.
Woman who stabbed victim acted like "a wild animal"
The woman was found guilty of stabbing a 61 year old mother on West Street in Drogheda after asking her for a light for a cigarette.