Thursday, April 18, 2019

Man jailed for drug-fuelled rampage

Dublin man who went on a cocaine-fuelled driving rampage armed with a sub-machine gun has been jailed for nine years. Joseph Rafferty (38) seized...

Man who assaulted teen over €50 drug debt jailed

A Dublin youth who viciously assaulted a teenager whose friend owed him €50 for pills has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Thomas Merrigan...

Man pleads not guilty to burglary, beating an elderly farmer for €50

A Dublin man has gone on trial accused of breaking into an elderly farmer’s Fingal home with two others and beating the victim with...
Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

Jail for serial fraudster for scamming many victims

A former property investor who was “robbing Peter to pay Paul” during a series of thefts and fraudulent schemes which netted him almost €50,000...

Convicted murderer who held “shiv” to barrister’s throat sentenced to eight years

A convicted murderer who held a “shiv” of jagged perspex to his female barrister's throat and threatened to kill her in an attempt to...

Dublin plumber jailed for possession of explicit images of children

A Dublin plumber has been jailed for 16 months for possessing over 4,000 explicit images of children at his home. Dublin Circuit Criminal Court heard...

Man who “changed from victim to aggressor” in violent incident jailed for two-and-a-half years

A man who “changed from victim to aggressor” in a violent incident at a Luas stop has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison,...

Rickshaw driver jailed for 18 months for sexual assault

A Brazilian rickshaw driver who sexually assaulted a fellow hostel guest, while she was trying to gain access to her room, has been jailed...

Man who agreed to move “lethal” ammunition jailed

A cocaine addict who agreed to move “lethal” ammunition and guns for “dangerous people” he owed a €50,000 drug debt to has been jailed. Stephen...

Drunk driver labelled “menace to society” jailed for five years

An intoxicated disqualified driver described as a “menace to society” who fled a scene of “mayhem” after hitting a cyclist and colliding with another...

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