October 31st, 2014

Crime Desk

Three Kildare men sentenced for sex abuse of teenage girl


Garda Raymond Geelan

Garda admits scamming €600 from ATMs


Central Criminal Court

Man who held rope around taxi driver's neck as he was robbed jailed

A back seat passenger who held a rope around a taxi driver’s neck as he was robbed at knifepoint by his accomplice in the front has been jailed for two and a half years


Karl Zambra

No jail for man who tried to sell heroin to a garda


Amputee convict starts sentence for knife attack


Naoise O'Conarain

Soldier cleared of assaulting gardai


Thomas McMahon and Noel Noonan

Men jailed for IRA membership

Two Limerick men have been jailed for two and a half years each for membership of the IRA last year


Roberto Binaschi

Italian man spared conviction for 'sick' Ebola 'joke' on plane


Murder: The body of the victim is removed from the scene at Killarney Place

Gardai make public appeal in fatal Dublin shooting



Free: Colclough (left) and the parents of Sean Nolan outside court

Posh Finn Colclough who stabbed teen to death free after just 6 years


Central Criminal Court

One-punch killer gets six and a half years for manslaughter


Naoise O'Conarain

Friend of accused says gardaí could have handled situation better


Mr Justice Paul Carney

Judge says booze is no defence in murder trial

A judge has told the jury in the trial of man accused of murder, that alcohol is not a defence to criminal responsibility


Central Criminal Court

No jail for Wicklow man who assaulted and racially abused taxi driver


St Margarets Park

Gardai violently attacked at halting site


Gardai at the scene

Court hears murder accused "would be known to drink a lot"

The trial of man who admits killing a Polish man in Co. Clare last year but denies murdering him, has heard that the accused “would be known to drink a lot"


Michael Gill

Community service for businessman who owed €636,000 in tax


Man who posed as a girl online to exploit boys is to be sentenced


Gráinne O'Toole

Autistic woman spared jail for harassment


Central Criminal Court

Cork man gets five year sentence for abusing his younger sister

A 36-year-old Cork man who sexually abused his younger sister during their childhood and teens has been given a five year sentence


Busted: Ferguson had six ounces of cocaine in her vagina

Arrested woman had six ounces of cocaine in her vagina


Horror: ISIS gunmen paraded 30 men in the street and then callously executed them

Graphic pictures emerge of ISIS mass execution