Search query: Galway circuit court

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Victims’ parents disappointed at sentence for Loughrea pedophile

Victims’ parents disappointed at sentence for Loughrea pedophile

The parents of two young girls who were sexually exploited by pedophile in Loughrea have said they are disappointed by the leniency of his sentence. Adrian Finnerty, of the Ath ...
Daughter of slain Oughterard publican gives grisly details at trial

Daughter of slain Oughterard publican gives grisly details at trial

The daughter of Oughterard publican and teacher John Kenny spoke in detail about the terrible manner in which her father was killed in court this week. Giving evidence at Galway C ...
Drunk driver who killed a pedestrian and injured two gardai jailed on appeal

Drunk driver who killed a pedestrian and injured two gardai jailed on appeal

A drunk driver who received community service when he killed a pedestrian and injured two gardaí in a collision has been jailed for two years by the Court of Appeal. Adrian Nestor ...
Juvenile charged with multiple robberies at city estates

Juvenile charged with multiple robberies at city estates

A young man was arraigned before Galway Circuit Court this week on multiple counts of robbery from last year. The court heard that the accused, who is not being identified as he i ...
Outrage as 23 year old Paedophile sentenced for only 3 years

Outrage as 23 year old Paedophile sentenced for only 3 years

A 23 year old man who appeared before Galway Circuit Court charged with having sex with an underage girl in 2015 has received a three year sentence. The man, who cannot be named t ...
Brothers plead guilty to stealing €116,250 from elderly woman

Brothers plead guilty to stealing €116,250 from elderly woman

Two brothers who appeared before Galway Circuit Court pleaded guilty to stealing €116,250 from an elderly woman in Tirellan Heights over more than a year. Thomas Coen (45), with a ...
Tuam man sentenced for “nasty, cowardly, and vicious” assault on Christmas Eve

Tuam man sentenced for “nasty, cowardly, and vicious” assault on Christmas Eve

A Tuam man suffered permanent injuries to his face after a "vicious" assault on Christmas Eve while he was out on the town. Alan Cahill (29), from 31 Cois na hAbhainn, Tuam, was s ...
Cashier threatened with knife during a robbery in Ballinasloe

Cashier threatened with knife during a robbery in Ballinasloe

A cashier at Supervalu in Ballinasloe feared for her life when she was threatened with a knife during a robbery, Galway Circuit Court has heard. Stephen Hodgins (24) was brought b ...
Man who used crowbar in burglary was “there for business”

Man who used crowbar in burglary was “there for business”

A Ballybane man who used a crowbar to force entry to a house at The Orchard, Taylors Hill was, "there for business" Galway District court heard today during sentencing. Judge Ma ...
Demands for explanation as Tusla employee pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Demands for explanation as Tusla employee pleads guilty to possessing child porn

Demands have been made for an explanation from Tusla after an employee of the child protection agency pleaded guilty to possessing more than 2,000 image of child porn. Denis O’Don ...
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