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From TheJournal.ie 21-year-old who stabbed man to death over car fire jailed for seven years Courts

21-year-old who stabbed man to death over car fire jailed for seven years

Blake Sweeney stabbed 33-year-old Robert Elston to death in May 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no Trial

Jurors asked to consider if accused men 'really cared' whether alleged rape victim said no

The two men have pleaded not guilty to the charges.

From TheJournal.ie Trial of US veterans charged with criminal damage at Shannon Airport transferred from Clare Bias

Trial of US veterans charged with criminal damage at Shannon Airport transferred from Clare

Judge Gerald Keys said a jury of people living in Co Clare may not be impartial.

From TheJournal.ie Man (64) jailed for three years for distributing child sex abuse images Cork

Man (64) jailed for three years for distributing child sex abuse images

Cork Circuit Criminal Court heard that Fergus Galvin lost his job and family arising out of the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Joshua Allen remanded in custody to secure residential addiction treatment Cannabis

Joshua Allen remanded in custody to secure residential addiction treatment

The eldest son of Rachel and Isaac Allen has pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis for sale or supply.

From TheJournal.ie Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027 Courts

Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027

The judge said he wanted the court to be kept fully informed about the boys’ progress and development in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Former scout leader jailed for six-and-a-half years for sexual abuse of four boys Courts

Former scout leader jailed for six-and-a-half years for sexual abuse of four boys

The now 67-year-old admitted molesting a number of young boys during an interview over 20 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Leitrim woman tells rape trial she awoke twice from a drunken blackout to find two men raping her Courts

Leitrim woman tells rape trial she awoke twice from a drunken blackout to find two men raping her

The alleged rapes took place at the end of a party in a flat in a Co Leitrim town.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for random attacks in Cork after claiming 'older men are more likely to be sex offenders' Cork City

Man jailed for random attacks in Cork after claiming 'older men are more likely to be sex offenders'

The judge branded Kyle Duggan’s remarks as “nonsensical” and “without foundation”.

From TheJournal.ie TDs secure permission to challenge decision to refuse 'money message' motion Ceann Comhairle

TDs secure permission to challenge decision to refuse 'money message' motion

The High Court granted the permission today.

From TheJournal.ie Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night' Courts

Two men found guilty of rape of woman following Donegal 'student night'

The woman told the trial she did not consent to any sexual activity.

From TheJournal.ie Freddie Thompson withdraws case after he is moved from prison's punishment block Portlaoise Prison

Freddie Thompson withdraws case after he is moved from prison's punishment block

Thompson is serving a life sentence for the murder of David Douglas in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Ana Kriegel case: Boy A given life sentence with review after 12 years. Boy B sentenced to 15 years, with review after 8 Sentencing

Ana Kriegel case: Boy A given life sentence with review after 12 years. Boy B sentenced to 15 years, with review after 8

Both boys were 13 years of age when they murdered Ana Kriegel in an abandoned house in Lucan in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Couple facing trial accused of giving bogus information to GSoc Courts

Couple facing trial accused of giving bogus information to GSoc

Judge Bryan Smyth ordered them to appear again in six weeks to indicate a plea.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence Attempted Murder

Teenager who slashed woman's throat in Dún Laoghaire attack given 11-year sentence

The boy was 15-years-old when he arranged through a dating app to meet a woman and then attempted to kill her.

From TheJournal.ie Bus driver who pleaded guilty to careless driving over fatal accident fined €500 Dublin Bus

Bus driver who pleaded guilty to careless driving over fatal accident fined €500

Olusola Omobamidele’s driving did not cause the death of Keith McGann and he could not be sentenced as if that was the case, a judge said.

From TheJournal.ie Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths Court

Northern Irish man facing multiple counts of manslaughter over Essex trailer deaths

UK authorities allege he delivered the trailer to the Belgian port town of Zeebrugge.

From TheJournal.ie File sent to DPP over Santina Cawley murder case Court

File sent to DPP over Santina Cawley murder case

The accused was remanded on continuing bail.

From TheJournal.ie Ben Gilroy prevented by High Court from arresting agents and employees of mortgage company Start Mortgages

Ben Gilroy prevented by High Court from arresting agents and employees of mortgage company

Start Mortgages also secured an order restraining Gilroy from posting online any information relating to any of Start’s current or former employees.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher who had sex with 16-year-old student she believed was above age of consent is jailed for one year Courts

Teacher who had sex with 16-year-old student she believed was above age of consent is jailed for one year

The woman was given a three-year term with the final two suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Judge 'blue in the face' over lack of resources for addiction clinics after reading 'cry for help' letter Ennis

Judge 'blue in the face' over lack of resources for addiction clinics after reading 'cry for help' letter

Judge Gerald Keys made his comment after reading from a Kilrush man facing assault charges.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was our bright-eyed little girl': Father pays tribute at inquest of daughter (3) Abigael Conlon

'She was our bright-eyed little girl': Father pays tribute at inquest of daughter (3)

Abigael Conlon was killed after she sustained serious injuries in a road crash in February 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears Courts

Substitute teacher who had sex with student thought 16 was legal age of consent, court hears

The woman is set to be sentenced tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Second man in court over gunpoint robbery of tourists near Guinness Storehouse Courts

Second man in court over gunpoint robbery of tourists near Guinness Storehouse

Gareth Mallon made no application for bail when he appeared before Judge Treasa Kelly .

From TheJournal.ie 'Mind your own business in future': Al Porter spared jail after admitting he obstructed arrest Dublin District Court

'Mind your own business in future': Al Porter spared jail after admitting he obstructed arrest

The comedian was arrested following an incident in Dublin city centre during the early hours of 6 October.

From TheJournal.ie Butcher jailed for eight years for possession of over €2.5 million in drugs GERARD RYAN

Butcher jailed for eight years for possession of over €2.5 million in drugs

Gerard Ryan (44) told gardaí he was under pressure to pick up the drugs from a warehouse in Ashbourne.

From TheJournal.ie Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed Court

Man who set fire to cars in underground carpark as a teen is jailed

He was 17 at the time of the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family Courts

Gang appeal their jail time over tiger kidnapping of Dublin family

The three men had pleaded not guilty to false imprisonment.

From TheJournal.ie Address of woman claiming €60k over car crash has been used five times in similar cases, court hears Personal Injuries

Address of woman claiming €60k over car crash has been used five times in similar cases, court hears

Over a fourteen-month period, the address in Swords was used in almost identical cases, counsel for the insurance company said.

From TheJournal.ie Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed Courts

Garda accused of making a racist remark to suspect has findings against him quashed

Garda Noel Gibbons had strongly denied making the remark, and the case was heard at the High Court today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imagine the pain she suffered': Read the full victim impact statement from Ana Kriegel's mother Courts

'Imagine the pain she suffered': Read the full victim impact statement from Ana Kriegel's mother

“There is such emptiness in our lives without her,” Geraldine Kriegel said.

From TheJournal.ie Second man arrested following armed robbery near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin Arrest

Second man arrested following armed robbery near the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

Another man was arrested last Thursday and appeared before a court on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Man who was charged over gunpoint robbery near Guinness Storehouse is denied bail Courts

Man who was charged over gunpoint robbery near Guinness Storehouse is denied bail

Paul Heaney handed himself in to gardaí following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Woman (67) jailed for 16 months for falsely claiming €150,000 in social welfare payments Jailed

Woman (67) jailed for 16 months for falsely claiming €150,000 in social welfare payments

She falsely claimed the carer’s allowance and then falsely claimed job seeker’s allowance.

From TheJournal.ie Student appears before court charged in relation to incident at Citywest shopping centre yesterday Courts

Student appears before court charged in relation to incident at Citywest shopping centre yesterday

The accused was granted bail under strict terms after he was charged with four serious offences in connection with the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears Central Mental Hospital

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

From TheJournal.ie Businessman and ex-GAA star accused of attacking journalist on duty at Four Courts EDDIE OG O'REILLY

Businessman and ex-GAA star accused of attacking journalist on duty at Four Courts

He appeared at Dublin District Court this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man sues Garda commissioner for defamation High Court

Dublin man sues Garda commissioner for defamation

The alleged breach was the subject of several media reports published in late March.

From TheJournal.ie Brother of Veronica Guerin given fully suspended sentence for possession of child pornography images Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity Courts

Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity

The jury spent 54 minutes deliberating today before delivering a unanimous verdict.

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