December 21st, 2014

Crime Desk

Fiona Pender

Fiona Pender search team 'stood down.'


Bressie's teen rapper facing jail


Defiant GAA star's miracle recovery

Alisha Jordan's tells her attacker he "failed miserably" to destroy her


Appeal: The man had his sentence reduced after an appeal

Man who raped two mentally impaired brothers has sentence reduced


Jail: The man pleaded guilty to sexually abusing his partner's daughter and her friends

Jail for Dublin man who sexually abused partner's daughter and friends


Appeal: John English leaving court today after his successful appeal

Rapist described as a "serious" threat to women released from prison


Abuse: The man pleaded not guilty to 172 charges

Man who groomed child over a decade jailed for rape, sexual assault

The 62-year-old man had pleaded not guilty to 172 charges including the rape count.


Freed: Jordan Lee Francois

Teen held on suspicion of murder in UK mistakenly released from prison


Theft: Jonathan Chubb stole approximately €8,000 from his tenants

Former Dublin letting agent stole over €8,000 from his tenants



Court: Gardai caught the teen 'red-handed' handling stolen goods

Boy (16) charged over a €50,000 spate of serious burglaries in Dublin


Martin Bell

Father upset at light sentence for man who stabbed and buried daughter


Raid: One of the men was armed with a firearm

Gardai hunting men who carried out attempted robbery at post office


Central Criminal Court

Man wanted in connection with 1998 NI murder remains in custody

A father of one who is fighting his extradition to the North, where he is wanted in connection with a 1998 murder, is to remain in custody despite being granted High Court bail


Manslaughter: Vallance shook his baby girl until she lost consciousness

Father jailed for killing baby girl in 'extremely violent' attack


Mark Nicholls

Prison officer conned into sending saucy pics to cunning lag


David Brannock

Ballymun man jailed for killing dad-of-three after Junior Cert party

A 24-year-old Dubliner has been jailed for 12 years for killing a father of three with an ornamental knife, after getting into a row with his daughter at her Junior Cert celebrations


Mum of dead babies found in rat infested home charged with murder


Paul Thrower and the three teens accused of his murder

Three teens facing long stretch after ‘The Shining’-style axe killing


Police arrested a man in connection with the murder

Woman in the UK stabbed to death 'after lengthy parking dispute'


Jail: Paul McMenamy (right) and Nicola Murray (left)

Man who left girlfriend comatose after assault has sentence increased

Paul McMenamy assaulted his girlfriend, rang an ambulance and then "changed his mind"


Court: The man sexually assaulted the teen at Dublin Airport

Man who sexually assaulted teen at Dublin Airport to be assessed


Charity: Lyons was ordered to pay €10,000 to Ruhama

Man who rented properties for brothel use ordered to pay Ruhama €10k


Jailed: Bowler covered Williams completely in clingfilm during sex game

Man jailed in death of another man he covered in clingfilm in sex game

Alun Williams, 47, died following a heart attack after allegedly asking to be hooded and swathed from head to toe in clingfilm and PVC sheeting