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#Central Criminal Court

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie Daniel McAnaspie

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister Deirdre McCarthy

"He heard her body crash off the rocks. Yet he walked away" - court hears statement of slain woman's sister

Helen Geoghegan described the impact the death of Deirdre McCarthy in 2011 had on her family.

From TheJournal.ie Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years Cork

Disabled man who raped his nephew multiple times jailed for seven years

The child was aged between seven and nine years at the time of the assaults.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua Navan

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua

Josh Turner was found guilty earlier this month of murdering 27-year-old Christopher Nevin at a house in Navan on 19 November 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man, who raped sister repeatedly, jailed for one year because he was too young at time to be guilty of rape Central Criminal Court

Man, who raped sister repeatedly, jailed for one year because he was too young at time to be guilty of rape

Michael Hughes, now aged 57, repeatedly raped his sister for two years between 1971 and 1973.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy charged with raping 14-year-old is due before the courts Central Criminal Court

Teenage boy charged with raping 14-year-old is due before the courts

A date for his next hearing has not yet been set.

From TheJournal.ie Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears Meath

Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears

Christopher Nevin was killed in November of 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton Central Criminal Court

Mother-of-one begins year-long sentence for violent disorder in connection with killing of Dale Creighton

Dale Creighton died following a 14 minute attack in Tallaght on New Year’s Day 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge Longford

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court charged in connection with murder of 59-year-old in south Dublin Rathmines

Man due in court charged in connection with murder of 59-year-old in south Dublin

The man, aged in his 60s, will appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Laois man who raped and brutally beat his wife jailed for five years Sexual Assault

Laois man who raped and brutally beat his wife jailed for five years

The man told gardaí he “flipped” because the woman accused him of being “needy”.

From TheJournal.ie Closing arguments in case of GP charged with killing her profoundly disabled daughter Bernadette Scully

Closing arguments in case of GP charged with killing her profoundly disabled daughter

Offaly GP Bernadette Scully is charged with the manslaughter of 11-year-old Emily, who was profoundly disabled.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí changed children's nappies after mother allegedly kidnapped, court hears Central Criminal Court

Gardaí changed children's nappies after mother allegedly kidnapped, court hears

The mother had allegedly just been kidnapped by her partner a short time after she obtained a barring order against him.

From TheJournal.ie Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him Barring Order

Woman says partner kidnapped and raped her after she left him

She alleged that the man regularly beat her and locked her and their children in their apartment for hours at a time.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí considered other possible causes of death in case of GP accused of killing daughter Manslaughter

Gardaí considered other possible causes of death in case of GP accused of killing daughter

Bernadette Scully is accused of the manslaughter of her profoundly disabled daughter by giving her too much sedative.

From TheJournal.ie Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave Co Cork

Man (63) jailed for nine years after stabbing partner when she said she wanted to leave

The Cork man had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of his partner last year.

From TheJournal.ie Partner of GP says daughter she is accused of killing was her 'number one priority' Manslaughter

Partner of GP says daughter she is accused of killing was her 'number one priority'

Andrius Kozlovskis told the trial of his horror at finding 11-year-old Emily cold in her bed.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner" Courts

Man sentenced for sex with teen "took advantage of the girl in quite a squalid manner"

The man, from Mayo, was 19 at the time while the girl was 16. A two-year sentence was imposed on the man today.

From TheJournal.ie Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears Manslaughter Trial

Mother allegedly gave daughter toxic level of sedative, court hears

Bernadette Scully is on trial for the manslaughter of her daughter Emily Barut at their home.

From TheJournal.ie Jury discharged from murder trial after they spot 29 second gap in crucial CCTV evidence Dublin

Jury discharged from murder trial after they spot 29 second gap in crucial CCTV evidence

Donal Colgan has pleaded not guilty to murdering David Sheridan.

From TheJournal.ie Man, who had blood on his hands when confessing a fatal stabbing to a Luas driver, jailed for six years Central Criminal Court

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.

From TheJournal.ie Court hears garda found gun at end of trail from murder accused's home Athy

Court hears garda found gun at end of trail from murder accused's home

James Lammon has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Jason Doogue in the Green Hills area of Athy in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who took part in "terrifying" assault of Dublin boy who was stabbed avoids jail Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man who abused four sisters in their home jailed for 12 years Courts

Man who abused four sisters in their home jailed for 12 years

The man had previously served a sentence for rape and had moved directly into the family home from prison.

From TheJournal.ie Rape case is "more likely" an episode of sleep sex, psychiatrist tells court Courts

Rape case is "more likely" an episode of sleep sex, psychiatrist tells court

The man accused of rape in this case claims he was sleepwalking when he raped his female friend.

From TheJournal.ie Man guilty in case of marital rape in Co Laois Central Criminal Court

Man guilty in case of marital rape in Co Laois

It is only the fourth case of marital rape in the state since the act was criminalised in 1990.

From TheJournal.ie Father who stole €13,000 from employer to feed gambling addiction avoids jail Courts

Father who stole €13,000 from employer to feed gambling addiction avoids jail

26-year-old Dublin man Jason Whelan stole the money from his employer between May and July 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of raping friend had been diagnosed with sexsomnia Courts

Man accused of raping friend had been diagnosed with sexsomnia

The man has pleaded not guilty at the Circuit Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped his young son and imprisoned him in a box is jailed for 14 years Waterford

Man who raped his young son and imprisoned him in a box is jailed for 14 years

The man’s partner will be sentenced for child cruelty next week.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of raping friend says he may have had sex with her whilst asleep Central Criminal Court

Man accused of raping friend says he may have had sex with her whilst asleep

The alleged incident happened in Dublin in 2008. The man says he has a history of sleep-walking.

From TheJournal.ie Boy at centre of sexual abuse case believes his mother didn't do anything wrong Waterford

Boy at centre of sexual abuse case believes his mother didn't do anything wrong

The 12-year-old said he blames his father, who was convicted of nine counts of raping him when he was six and seven.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped nephew's wife as she slept beside her husband and child is jailed Dublin

Man who raped nephew's wife as she slept beside her husband and child is jailed

The man was sentenced to eight years with one suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Woman charged with murdering colleague by drowning him in harbour Arklow

Woman charged with murdering colleague by drowning him in harbour

She said the man had spent two years following her, texting her and telling her he loved her.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of raping wife says someone used 'black magic' on their relationship Central Criminal Court

Man accused of raping wife says someone used 'black magic' on their relationship

The 42-year-old accused said he had been “cursed” in his native country.

From TheJournal.ie Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse Central Criminal Court

Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse

The now 50-year-old man has since been diagnosed as a paedophile by a psychiatrist.

From TheJournal.ie Court told that husband accused of rape installed location apps on wife's phone Courts

Court told that husband accused of rape installed location apps on wife's phone

“I’m going to finish this tonight”, the accused is alleged to have said to his wife before hitting her with a hammer.

From TheJournal.ie Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears Abuse

Man told his wife “I can rape you if I want” before threatening to cut her face open, trial hears

The woman said her husband took up a knife and said he could cut her face open before pushing her upstairs and raping her.

From TheJournal.ie Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears Donegal

Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears

Julian Cuddihy pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of his parents.

From TheJournal.ie Woman to appear in court in connection with the murder of Gareth Hutch Gangland

Woman to appear in court in connection with the murder of Gareth Hutch

35-year-old Hutch was killed outside his home last week.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy pleads guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister Central Criminal Court

Teenage boy pleads guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister

The court heard the abuse stopped when the girl eventually confided in her parents, who confronted the boy.