•   
  •   

Ireland Boy jailed for 12 months as Dublin cyclists blighted by canals menace

09:57  12 july  2018
09:57  12 july  2018 Source:   thejournal.ie

Five Dublin Fire Brigade units called to fire in building in city centre

  Five Dublin Fire Brigade units called to fire in building in city centre Five Dublin Fire Brigade units called to fire in building in city centreThe fire service was called to the fire on Thomas Street around midnight with smoke billowing onto the street.

Mon 18 Sep 2017 16.50 BST First published on Mon 18 Sep 2017 12 .53 BST. A cyclist jailed for knocking over and killing a woman as he sped through east London on a bike with no front brakes was told he was “an accident waiting to happen” as he received an 18- month sentence.

By Cianan Brennan Wednesday 11 Jul 2018, 12 :05 AM. Wed 12 :05 AM 12 ,757 Views 33 Comments. Pictures: Meghan and Harry have been hitting the tourist trail in Dublin .

a path with trees on the side of a river: The Grand Canal Dublin © SIPA USA The Grand Canal Dublin A 15-YEAR-OLD boy, who terrorised cyclists along the Grand Canal in Dublin, has been detained for one year.

The news comes amidst a day of complaints regarding anti-social behaviour on both the Royal and Grand Canals in Dublin.

Yesterday afternoon, gardaí were called to a location on the Royal Canal walkway between Phibsborough and Drumcondra on the city’s northside, where a gang of youths had allegedly been using a rope stretched across the pathway in an attempt to knock cyclists from their bikes.

Three gardaí attended the scene and took details of a number of youths present. No arrests were made.

Emergency services attend major inferno with 'missiles' launching from the fire in north Dublin

  Emergency services attend major inferno with 'missiles' launching from the fire in north Dublin Emergency services attend major inferno with 'missiles' launching from the fire in north DublinFour engines and and a water tanker were brought to the industrial fire in Whitestown, north county Dublin.

The gun was handed in to Store Street Garda Station yesterday. By Christine Bohan Wednesday 11 Jul 2018, 12 :18 AM. Wed 12 :18 AM 58,474 Views 95 AN INVESTIGATION IS under way after a fully-loaded submachine gun belonging to a member of An Garda Siochána was found in Dublin city centre.

Twenty-year-old jailed for 12 months by Las Vegas court for trying to grab police officer’s gun at Trump rally.

One man told RTÉ Liveline he had engaged with the youths present only to have them ‘giggle’ at him in response.

Meanwhile, TheJournal.ie has learned of a series of incidents that recently took place on locations on the Grand Canal cycle route between Rialto and Park West.

Gang

One cyclist told us that a gang of mostly male youths had taken to shouting profanity at her each day, blocking her path, and even on occasion chasing her, on that stretch of the cycleway.

She claimed that she had reported the incidents to a number of local Garda stations but had been informed by each that they held no responsibility for the stretch of canal in question.

A request for comment on this matter received no response from An Garda Síochána.

Meanwhile, the Children’s Court has heard how a boy, who cannot be named because he is a minor, was aged 14 when he was involved in a string of vicious robberies and a street assault.

Teacher (65) who sexually abused boy and threatened to kill victim and his mother jailed

  Teacher (65) who sexually abused boy and threatened to kill victim and his mother jailed Teacher (65) who sexually abused boy and threatened to kill victim and his mother jailedThomas Garvan (65), Corbally Glade, Westbrook Glen, Tallaght, Dublin, was jailed for four-and--a-half years last year - reduced on appeal to three years-and-nine months - after he pleaded guilty to abusing the boy 20 years ago.

12 :13. Paul Weston - The Orwellian Jailing of Tommy Robinson - Продолжительность: 17:02 Paul Weston216 368 просмотров.

The 12 Thai cave boys : Brave young footballers include 14-year-old who speaks We see you: The annual ride attempts to raise the profile of the number of cyclists killed each year. 'We want to live in a world not blighted by traffic pollution where the car is seen as the go to form of transport,' he said.

The teen, who has not been in school since third class in primary school, lacked parental supervision, was abusing drugs and has acted like his “own boss since the age of 10 or 11”, said Judge John O’Connor.

He described as “almost unimaginable” the teen’s level of criminality for his age.

He was already a convicted burglar.

The Royal Canal at Drumcondra © Provided by Journal.ie The Royal Canal at Drumcondra

The incidents happened on three dates in 2017, the Dublin Children’s Court was told.

He had been taking 15 to 20 tablets a day and also abused cannabis and cocaine from a young age.

The cyclists were robbed in the Bluebell and Blackhorse areas along the Grand Canal.

Garda Nicola Gorman told the court that on 28 November last a man was cycling home from work at 4.05pm. He tried to come go through a gap where a group stopped him and told him he had to “pay the toll” before they would let him through.

He had one foot on his pedal and tried to go through to the Blackhorse side when his backpack was grabbed and he was punched three or four times from behind.

Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof

  Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roof Traffic diversions in place as Dublin Fire Brigade attends scene of fire on city centre roofA spokesperson for DFB told TheJournal.ie that two fire engines are at the scene of a fire on the roof of a building on the street.

Dublin Cycling Campaign, Dublin , Ireland. 12 K likes. The estimated duration of the project will be 5 months . excellent! education, very interesting public talks, and among all campaigning for safer cycling in Dublin City, as a cyclist i would recommend all the cyclists to join the Campaign, keep up

I was just diagnosed with a blighted ovum yesterday. It was my first ultrasound and the lady who did my ultrasound told me it was before the dr even said anything. Nai Saelee 12 months ago.

He was punched another four or five times into the face and was knocked to the ground. They continued punching him and he was kicked.

His bike was taken.

Serious concerns

He told gardaí he had serious concerns for his safety and was left with two black eyes, a swollen temple and his and was also hurt on his shoulder and shin.

The court heard that at 6.30pm on the same day another man cycled along the canal and was stopped and told “give me your wallet”. He was punched from a few directions and left bleeding.

The following day at about 7pm another cyclist came through the area and tried to go through a turnstile when he was attacked and had his bike taken.

He told gardaí he put his hands in front of his face to protect himself as “punches rained down on me”.

His phone and wallet along with €25 were taken from him.

One of the muggers said, “let me search you” and went through his pockets.

He pleaded that he had kids at home waiting for him and was told “if you want to see your kids again, hand it over”.

He was afraid and shouted at them to stop.

As he was on the ground one of the muggers pushed his fist up to his face. It had a key sticking out between his fingers and he told the victim, “he was going to stick it into my eye” before he cycled off on his bike.

Man jailed for randomly attacking his neighbours after 'three day bender'

  Man jailed for randomly attacking his neighbours after 'three day bender' Other neighbours were taken aback by the man’s behaviour, saying it was “not the person they knew”. Peel pleaded guilty to criminal damage, burglary, and assault causing harm to Hutchinson and Tyson at Coultry Drive on 17 December last.Judge Martin Nolan noted there was no ill will towards Peel from his neighbours, who did complete victim impact statements. He said Peel was intoxicated on the night and said these were serious offences.He said Peel had a background of difficulties but he believed he could reform.

However, there can be more serious consequences as was seen in December 2013 when a cyclist was jailed for twelve months after jumping a red light, knocking down a nine year old girl and leaving the scene.

"Hey the blight kicked me out of school for a month for a year because I smiled." by Bagedly April 14, 2004. 40. 35. 12 .

Garda Gorman said on the night of 15 August last a man had been assaulted by two youths on Vincent Street West, in Inchicore. The victim had fled after the attack and was able to identify the youth for gardaí after CCTV footage placed him in the area around the time of the attack. The man suffered minor injuries, the court heard.

The teen was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incidents and pleaded guilty to the robbery and assault charges.

Judge O’Connor noted that the boy, who was accompanied to court by his mother and his barrister, was found by the Probation Service to be at a high risk of re-offending. The court heard he had been taking 15 to 20 tablets a day and had been out of education since third class in primary school.

He was drug free since going into custody on remand.

Alison Fynes, defending, said the boy was adamant about turning his life around and has been going to classes in custody.

He had been found to have Attention Deficit Disorder, the barrister said. A previous welfare report stated the teen lacked victim empathy but counsel said that there has been an improvement in relation to the boy’s attitude toward victims.

Mental health concerns were also identified as a risk factor.

Negative peer group

Counsel said the boy, who did not address the court, had a negative peer group.

While he had been deemed to be at a high risk of re-offending there had been an improvement in his behaviour and he had taken part in projects to help young people in trouble.

His six prior convictions were for two counts of burglary, one trespassing offence, two thefts and one criminal damage offence.

Sentencing, Judge John O’Connor said there was a high level of criminality in relation to the boy’s family which comes before this court on far to many occasions.

He said the teen “has effectively been his own boss from 10 or 11 years of age, no parental supervision he had come and gone as he liked”.

He noted from reports that the teen started smoking cigarettes then moved on to cannabis, then tablets and cocaine.

He said this level of criminality for an adult would be severe but for a child it was “almost unimaginable”.

The boy’s upset mother stormed out of the court at one stage saying she could not watch her son getting sentenced when she mistakenly thought the judge was going to detain him for two years.

When she calmed down the case resumed with the judge imposing a 12-month sentence.

Additional reporting Cianan Brennan

Comments are closed for legal reasons

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodes .
The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodesThat is the finding of the latest GeoDirectory report, a joint venture by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) to create and manage Ireland’s only complete database of commercial and residential buildings.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!