January 31st, 2015

Crime Desk

Shaw and Evans after their arrest

Serial killer wants transfer back to UK

Women in court over robbery spree

Teen charged with Waterford arson

Youngster remanded in custody

Man is being held as Rathfarnham garda station

Court told teen on bail keeps going missing

Dublin man jailed for intimidating a witness

Man posed as girl on Facebook to get boys to expose themselves

Lithuanian men jailed for extortion and threatening to kill

Two men who were found guilty of threatening to kill and extort money from a Monaghan-based fitter have each been sentenced to four years in prison with the final two years suspended

Hickey’s Pharmacy, The Square, Tallaght

No jail for addict who robbed pharmacy because he didn't want to wait

Graham Costigan

Dublin man to “fully contest” €4m cigarette smuggling charge

Central Criminal Court

Egyptian chef had €100k in bank but still claimed €30k on the dole

An out-of-work chef received almost €30,000 in dole payments after he failed to mention he had €100,000 in the bank, a court has heard.

Colin Goggin

South Dublin sports coach jailed for sexually abusing two boys

The Links Estate,  Donabate

Benefit fraudster fined €500

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Finglas man claimed €15,000 in fraudulent dole payments

Jailed: The man sent pictures of his penis to the 13-year-old girl

Dublin man who sent girl (13) pictures of his penis is jailed

Terence Weldredge (43) admitted carrying out the harassment, sexual exploitation and sending of menacing messages to the girl

Charge: Knight handed himself in after the fatal hit-and-run

Murder charged for rap mogul Suge Knight

Gardai executed the raids at approximately 7am this morning

Machetes, pepper spray and jewellery among items seized in Dublin raid

The man disrupted the news broadcast armed with what was thought to be a gun

Watch: Moment armed response team tackle TV station 'gunman'

Dutch media have widely reported his name as Tarik Z

Murder: A man has been arrested in connection with the killing

Knives found at murder scene in Belfast linked to altercation

Central Criminal Courts

South Dublin mother convicted of benefit fraud

Longford carpenter arrested with €18,000 of heroin

Supervised probation for teen who brandished carving knife at gardai

A Dublin boy has been released on 12 months' supervised probation for brandishing a carving knife at two gardai after they dropped him home

Mum-of-five convicted of €22k benefit fraud

Elaine O'Hara

Glasses found in reservoir matched Elaine O'Hara's prescription

Dublin pensioner needed cannabis plant for his back

A pensioner who claimed the seven cannabis plants in his attic were to treat his back pain has been given a two and a half year suspended sentence