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From TheJournal.ie Bouncer found guilty of manslaughter of Galway publican who was beaten and bound in ladies toilet Oughterard

Bouncer found guilty of manslaughter of Galway publican who was beaten and bound in ladies toilet

John Kenny was discovered lying face down in the ladies toilets of his bar.

From TheJournal.ie Suspended sentence for man who repeatedly sexually assaulted young girl he was babysitting Courts

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.

From TheJournal.ie Witness in slurry pit murder trial claims her relationship with accused was a 'seedy affair' Courts

Witness in slurry pit murder trial claims her relationship with accused was a 'seedy affair'

Mary Lowry took the stand for the first time in the trial at the Central Criminal Court today.

From TheJournal.ie €7.5k found in a woman's boot was the proceeds of crime, High Court rules Tallaght

€7.5k found in a woman's boot was the proceeds of crime, High Court rules

Gardaí found the money during the search of a house in Tallaght in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie 'Stuff of nightmares': Life sentence in murder case where victim was thrown down rubbish chute Cork

'Stuff of nightmares': Life sentence in murder case where victim was thrown down rubbish chute

David O’Loughlin was sentenced to life today for the murder of Liam Manley.

From TheJournal.ie 'He was too decent to leave someone in trouble': Mother of love triangle murder victim speaks in court Graham McKeever

'He was too decent to leave someone in trouble': Mother of love triangle murder victim speaks in court

Keith Connorton was sentenced to life imprisonment today for the murder of Graham McKeever.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter Courts

Limerick man jailed for 11 years for raping partner's young daughter

The judge said Liam O’Dwyer was in a position of trust and abused it to leave his victim “groomed into submission”.

From TheJournal.ie Family 'devastated' at six year sentence for man who killed taxi driver Jailed

Family 'devastated' at six year sentence for man who killed taxi driver

Martin Mulligan was stabbed to death by Joseph Hillen on 28 September 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Cavan man to be sentenced over €92,000 robbery in which three women were abducted from their home Courts

Cavan man to be sentenced over €92,000 robbery in which three women were abducted from their home

Paschal Kelly was convicted last December of robbing a Dublin post office and threatening to kill three women.

From TheJournal.ie Man who ran at gardaí with knife after assaulting girlfriend gets partially suspended sentence Courts

Man who ran at gardaí with knife after assaulting girlfriend gets partially suspended sentence

Noel O’Doherty pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with possessing imitation firearm at family law court in December Charged

Man charged with possessing imitation firearm at family law court in December

The man, who is in his mid-forties, was arrested and taken to the Bridewell Garda station following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for eight-and-a-half years for sexual assault, exploitation and defilement of 13 year-old girl Ray McHugh

Man jailed for eight-and-a-half years for sexual assault, exploitation and defilement of 13 year-old girl

Ray McHugh was sentenced today at Galway Circuit Criminal Court.

From TheJournal.ie Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence Clare

Stable owner who raped girl receives partially suspended sentence

The offences were carried out at the man’s home and at horse events around the country.

From TheJournal.ie Jury in trial of farmer accused of murdering love rival to visit farm where body was found Courts

Jury in trial of farmer accused of murdering love rival to visit farm where body was found

The body of Bobby Ryan, a DJ who went by the name Mr Moonlight, was found in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Man has 'flashbacks' of being masturbated during examination by surgeon, court told Michael Shine

Man has 'flashbacks' of being masturbated during examination by surgeon, court told

Michael Shine (86) has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the thirteen charges allegedly committed.

From TheJournal.ie Man pleads guilty to assaulting two workers after running onto tarmac at Dublin Airport Patrick Kehoe

Man pleads guilty to assaulting two workers after running onto tarmac at Dublin Airport

Patrick Kehoe will be sentenced in April.

From TheJournal.ie Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend Dublin

Criminal Brian Rattigan jailed for nine years for killing former friend

The former gangland figure had pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon groped the "privates" of teenager he had operated on weeks earlier, trial told Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped the "privates" of teenager he had operated on weeks earlier, trial told

Shine performed surgery on the teenager’s appendix at Lourdes hospital in 1971 when he was aged 13.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man to go on trial over alleged online harassment of women over seven-year period Courts

Dublin man to go on trial over alleged online harassment of women over seven-year period

Charges were made against Brendan Doolin following an 18-month Garda investigation.

From TheJournal.ie Farmer accused of murdering love rival and hiding naked body in slurry pit Courts

Farmer accused of murdering love rival and hiding naked body in slurry pit

The trial of 50-year-old Patrick Quirke opened today.

From TheJournal.ie Woman fears for her safety due to online messages sent from male 'stalker', court hears Courts

Woman fears for her safety due to online messages sent from male 'stalker', court hears

The woman claims the unwanted communications began almost a decade ago.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon groped boy's genitals during medical examinations, court hears Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped boy's genitals during medical examinations, court hears

Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to the thirteen charges of indecent assault.

From TheJournal.ie Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife Courts

Man (37) jailed for three years for raping his wife

The victim told the court she forgives her husband and doesn’t want him to go to prison.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped 14-year-old patient that he played chess with, trial told

The teenager was hit by a car in 1972, and required surgery on his knee. Michael Shine was his consultant during his stay in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt Leicester

Men jailed for life for fatal shop explosion in 'wicked' insurance scam attempt

The three men torched a Polish supermarket in Leicester in February last year, killing 5 people.

From TheJournal.ie Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend Central Criminal Court

Violent rapist who 'didn't participate fully' in sex-offender treatment to be released this weekend

As part of his sentence, the man was to engage with the ‘Better Lives’ sex offender treatment programme while in custody.

From TheJournal.ie State's longest serving prisoner appealing after losing bid for two temporary release days a year John Shaw

State's longest serving prisoner appealing after losing bid for two temporary release days a year

The High Court ruled John Shaw was at a high risk of reoffending.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin man whose gun jammed when he tried to shoot ex-girlfriend jailed for eight years Courts

Dublin man whose gun jammed when he tried to shoot ex-girlfriend jailed for eight years

Gerard Mooney pleaded guilty to making a threat to kill Stephanie Clifton.

From TheJournal.ie Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan Courts

Ulster Bank initiates High Court action against Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan

The bank has has launched court proceedings against the Fine Gael TD and her brother.

From TheJournal.ie High Court deems house with sauna and jacuzzi, apartment and €72k cash are proceeds of crime High Court

High Court deems house with sauna and jacuzzi, apartment and €72k cash are proceeds of crime

The orders were sought by the Criminal Assets Bureau.

From TheJournal.ie Retired surgeon groped genitals of patient (15) while resting his head on his chest, jury hears Michael Shine

Retired surgeon groped genitals of patient (15) while resting his head on his chest, jury hears

Michael Shine (86) of Ballsbridge, Dublin has pleaded not guilty to the thirteen charges allegedly committed.

From TheJournal.ie Shoulder blades of Galway publican were 'broken into small pieces', manslaughter trial hears Oughterard

Shoulder blades of Galway publican were 'broken into small pieces', manslaughter trial hears

John Kenny was found dead on 25 September 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Driver jailed for 5 years over causing death of man when he broke red light while speeding Courts

Driver jailed for 5 years over causing death of man when he broke red light while speeding

Michael Jones was found guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of Hong Qing Qu at Blanchardstown Road South.

From TheJournal.ie Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims Dublin District Court

Penalties for parents who fail to send children to school are 'totally inadequate', judge claims

Penalty for the offence on first conviction is a fine of up to €1,000 and a possible one-month sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough trial: 'Extraordinarily bad' failings of police chief caused 96 deaths, court hears Hillsborough

Hillsborough trial: 'Extraordinarily bad' failings of police chief caused 96 deaths, court hears

David Duckenfield denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 of the Liverpool supporters.

From TheJournal.ie Four men jailed for life over loyalist killing of man who was shot dead in front of his son Colin Horner

Four men jailed for life over loyalist killing of man who was shot dead in front of his son

The killing was linked to a UDA feud in Antrim.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000 Spin Roller Disco

Woman who was allegedly tripped by child at roller disco awarded €25,000

Barbara Thomas sued Spin Roller Disco Limited, Spin Building, Walkinstown, Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Man allegedly thrown down rubbish chute suffered 'gruesome death', court hears Courts

Man allegedly thrown down rubbish chute suffered 'gruesome death', court hears

David O’Loughlin (31) denies the murder of 59-year-old Liam Manley.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner Court Of Appeal

Man jailed following appeal over 'unduly lenient' suspended sentence for attack on ex-partner

Matthew Kelly pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his ex-partner on 17 November 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents Jayme Closs

Kidnapping suspect 'kept teenager under bed for nearly three months' after shooting her parents

When Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the 88th day of her captivity, Jayme Closs finally made a break for freedom.