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From TheJournal.ie Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge Cork

Man who raped his neighbour handed seven and a half year sentence by judge

The court heard that the man was asked to leave his neighbour’s house but instead followed her to her bedroom.

From TheJournal.ie Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach Dublin

Woman jailed for kicking expectant mother in stomach

Joyce Conlon was sentenced to three and a half years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Man who was cleared of murdering former soldier is jailed for stabbing another man on same night Gary Watson

Man who was cleared of murdering former soldier is jailed for stabbing another man on same night

Gary Watson was convicted by a jury last February.

From TheJournal.ie Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison Paul Manafort

Trump's ex-campaign chief sentenced to almost four years in prison

Paul Manafort was jailed for tax crimes and bank fraud.

From TheJournal.ie Man who slashed Luas passenger in the face with a flick knife jailed for 5 years Courts

Man who slashed Luas passenger in the face with a flick knife jailed for 5 years

The Judge said it was ironic that the 28-year-old man’s actions were a “warped manifestation” of his devotion to his family.

From TheJournal.ie Many prisoners on Spike Island may have been from 'black spots of disadvantage' Cork

Many prisoners on Spike Island may have been from 'black spots of disadvantage'

Spike Island initially became a convict depot in 1847.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates Pastoral Care

Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates

There are vacancies in a number of prisons including Mountjoy.

From TheJournal.ie Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years Oberstown

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years

On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.

From TheJournal.ie 'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower Met Police

'Parasitic fraud': Man and woman jailed for claiming to have lived in Grenfell Tower

The judge said that this was “a parasitic fraud in the wake of a human catastrophe”.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people Banged Up

Calls for 'nuance' after judge suggests reform of the law around jailing elderly people

A High Court judge called for the Irish Penal Reform Trust to take a look at the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far Sentenced

Here's who been jailed over Ireland's banking crisis so far

David Drumm has became the fourth person to be jailed over his role in a bank fraud scheme 10 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year Court Fines

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year

The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women Hunting Knife

Man jailed for 18.5 years for 'brutal' attacks and sexual assaults on women

The premeditated attacks involved a leather belt, a hunting knife, duct tape and cable ties.

From TheJournal.ie Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown Courts

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day USA

Man jailed for robbing bank is released... then robs the same bank the next day

Markiko Sonnie Lewis allegedly robbed the bank in Cleveland, Ohio on his first full day of freedom while on parole for the earlier crime.

From TheJournal.ie 77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour Courts

77-year-old avoids jail term for sexually assaulting seven-year-old neighbour

The judge suspended an 18-month sentence on strict conditions having noted that he was unlikely to re-offend.

From TheJournal.ie South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend South Africa

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption Jailed

Disgraced former South Korea president jailed for 24 years for corruption

The trial lasted more than 10 months and highlighted shady links between big business and politics in South Korea.

From TheJournal.ie Bollywood superstar jailed for five years for killing endangered antelopes 20 years ago Salman Khan

Bollywood superstar jailed for five years for killing endangered antelopes 20 years ago

Bad boy actor Salman Khan had earlier been found guilty of killing endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago.

From TheJournal.ie Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release Anniversary

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

From TheJournal.ie No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed Accountability

No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won't be opposed

The Sinn Féin Bill carries a possible penalty of five years in jail for the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Journalists ordered to leave courtroom in trial of Palestinian teenager accused of hitting two Israeli soldiers Israel
From TheJournal.ie Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims Chris Parker

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie 'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail Oskar Groening

'Bookkeeper of Auschwitz', 96, loses appeal against jail

In 2015, Oskar Groening was found guilty of being an accessory to the murders of 300,000 people.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison ARTHUR COLLINS

Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison

He will be sentenced in relation to the prohibited item on a later date.

From TheJournal.ie 142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas Irish Prison Service

142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas

Many of the prisoners being released are nearing the end of their sentences.

From The42 Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina Bail

Lionel Messi pays €100,000 to bail brother out of house arrest in Argentina

Matias Messi was sentenced to house arrest last week for possession of a gun.

From TheJournal.ie Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison Wallet Search

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

From TheJournal.ie Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black Dissident Republicans

Man to be extradited in connection with murder of prison officer David Black

Black was shot dead on the M1 motorway by dissident republicans as he drove to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl Off To Jail

Former US congressman Weiner starts prison sentence for sexting 15-year-old girl

Weiner was sentenced in September by a judge who said the crime resulted from a “very strong compulsion”.

From TheJournal.ie Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years Stolen Trailers

Prolific DoneDeal scam artist caught in 'sting' is jailed for five years

He used the site to sell stolen livestock trailers.

From TheJournal.ie Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year Tallaght

Man who struck man on head with golf club in 'moment of madness' jailed for a year

Dean Sutcliffe, now 21, was 17 at the time of the offence.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate Innocent

'You can disagree with those views but he wasn't guilty of terrorism': Ibrahim Halawa's former cellmate

Peter Greste – who spent over a year in an Egyptian prison with Halawa – said that it was “wonderful” that he had been released.

From TheJournal.ie Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison Plastic Bag Ban

Anyone who gets caught with a plastic bag in Kenya could face a €31,000 fine or four years in prison

The ban came into force today but has sparked a lot of criticism.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme Sydney

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme

Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea Freedom

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea

He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.

From TheJournal.ie 'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact' Solitary Confinement

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'

A change in prison rules looks at the “meaningful human contact” prisoners get when out of their cells.

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years London

Man who raped ex-wife in dungeon jailed for 13 years

Police officers believe the woman came under significant pressure from family members to withdraw the allegations.

From TheJournal.ie Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years Explosives This post contains videos

Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years

Christine Connor also used photos of a Swedish model to dupe men online.

From TheJournal.ie Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail Escape

Four foreign prisoners have tunnelled out of a Bali jail

One of the men was due to be released within months.

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