Sunday, February 17, 2019

Man who spat whiskey on floor then stole phones sentenced

A man who spit whiskey onto a restaurant floor and then stole two mobile phones while on bail received a partially suspended sentence. Michai Wisniewski...

Four-year sentence for Dublin business man for steel toe assault

A Dublin businessman who kicked a mother-of-two in the head with his steel toe shoe during a vicious assault has received a four year...

Man who targeted pensioner in ‘cowardly’ robbery sentenced

A man who left a pensioner “helpless” on the ground after robbing her handbag in a “cowardly, exploitative and opportunistic” offence has been jailed...

Man facing €1m theft sentencing is rushed to hospital

A former charity director who admitted stealing more than €1 million from a voluntary organisation and from friends and family has been rushed to...

‘Mother’s love’ prompted woman to use forged licences for bank loans

A mother's “love for a son” led to a woman using a forged driver’s licence to obtain bank loans so that she could purchase...
Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

18 months for man who smashed pool cue over a music teacher’s head

A man who hit a music teacher over the head with a pool cue suffers from treatment-resistant schizophrenia and delusionally believed something untoward had...

Woman awarded €25k as judge rules night club bouncers ‘out of control’

Bouncers who ejected a woman and her boyfriend from a nightclub at Airside, Swords were “out of control” and acted like they were taking...
Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

Handyman ‘asked to hold €20k of heroin’ given suspended sentence

A handyman who claimed he was approached in a dole queue and asked to hold over €20,000 worth of heroin has walked free from...

Grandparents avoid jail for making fraudulent social welfare claim

Two Dublin grandparents have avoided going to jail after they admitted fraudulently claiming over €72,000 in social welfare payments over 11 years. Annette McCluskey (57)...

Garda “expected to die” when car accelerated away during attempted seizure

A garda has said he expected to die the day a woman, who was high on crack cocaine, accelerated away as he was attempting...

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