Cristobal Nieuw, with an address at The Hague in the Netherlands but originally from  Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to importation of 1.004kg of cocaine worth €70,295 at Dublin airport.

A Dutch national was caught importing €70,000 worth of cocaine into the country after he got lost in the airport and asked a Customs officer for direc(...)

Following a successful appeal by the State, the presiding judge said the appeal court would impose a nine-year sentence on Mauritian national Ashik Imamboccus (29).   Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Court of Criminal Appeal has doubled the four-and-a-half year sentence imposed on a man who slashed his ex-girlfriend’s face with a knife, tore sk(...)