John McKeon was sentenced to 12 and a half years imprisonment, with the   final 18 months suspended.

A robber who attacked a defenceless shopkeeper with a claw hammer leaving him with “life changing” injuries has been jailed for 11 years. John McKeon(...)

Two teenaged boys were convicted of murdering 14-year-old Ana Kriégel in a derelict farmhouse in Lucan in May 2018.

The two boys convicted of murdering 14 year old Ana Kriégel last year will not be permitted to view each other’s full probation reports, a judge has d(...)

Boy A has pleaded not guilty to the murder and sexual assault “involving serious violence” of Ana Kriégel on May 14th, 2018

Ana Kriégel’s blood was found on a homemade mask seized from the home of a boy accused of her murder and violent sexual assault, a trial has heard. G(...)

Thomas Lennon pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to violent disorder, false imprisonment, assault causing harm and criminal damage at Cloverhill Prison on July 29th, 2015

A convicted robber who was one of eight inmates involved in a jail riot during which a fellow prisoner was held hostage has been sentenced to 4½ years(...)

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three pedestrians as they crossed Tolka Valley Road (above) but hit Paul McCormack (16), who had changed direction to try and get back to the path. File photograph: Google Street View

A 21-year-old unaccompanied learner driver who was speeding when he hit and killed a teenager will be sentenced next week. Gareth Jones swerved to av(...)

Garda Donal Maguire (40), of Rock Road, Bundoran, Co Donegal, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to two counts of harassing a female colleague  at a location in Dublin on dates between February 18th and March 11th, 2012 and between August 1st, 2012 and February 4th, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A garda who harassed a married female sergeant by sending her a Valentine’s Card, numerous emails and a friend request on Facebook has been found not (...)

Garda John O’Donovan saw Donna  Hutch  at  the Custom House in Dublin and, as he approached her, he could see she had a syringe needle clenched in her  hand.  Hutch struck out with her right hand and tried to stab him, Dublin Circuit Criminal Court had heard. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A woman with “an astronomical” amount of previous convictions will not face extra jail time for attempting to stab a garda with a syringe, despite an (...)

A  file image from 2005 of Leroy Dumbrell, also known as Leroy Roche, (29) of Carriglea Gardens, Dún Laoghaire, who has been sentenced to seven years after pleading guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to violent disorder  threatening to kill or cause serious harm to a garda. Photograph: Collins.

A Dublin man with a “history of very serious violence” who stamped on a man and threatened to kill a garda has been sentenced to seven years in prison(...)

A jury has convicted a woman of assaulting a partially-paralysed woman with a wine bottle during an aggravated burglary. Grace Tormey (22) of Parnell(...)

Grace Tormey (22), of Parnell Street, Sallynoggin, Dublin has pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to aggravated burglary at Rollins Villas, Sallynoggin on November 16th, 2012. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A woman on trial for allegedly assaulting a partially paralysed woman with a wine bottle during an aggravated burglary told gardaí­ she was passing th(...)

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