People (Attorney General) v McClure

CourtCourt of Criminal Appeal
Judgment Date13 Jun 1945
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4 cases
  • P v Judges of the Circuit Court
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 30 April 2019
    ...relevant, or proceed on the assumption that consent is irrelevant. So, for example, the sentencing decision in The People (AG) v McClure [1945] I.R. 275 is reported without any reference whatsoever to the other party to the incident. Attorney General v Scuffil [1936] I.R. 469 seems to hav......
  • DPP v Lyons
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal
    • 18 May 2017
    ...some degree where the offender acts out of character like the appellant did. O'Malley refers to The People (Attorney General) v. McClure [1945] I.R. 275 where leniency was extended following the consumption of a large amount of alcohol, the offence was out of character and the probation re......
  • DPP v Brian Wall
    • Ireland
    • Court of Criminal Appeal
    • 29 July 2011
    ...UNREP CCA 23.11.2001 2001/8/2040 DPP v BOTHA 2004 2 IR 375 DPP v ALEXIOU 2003 3 IR 513 DPP v MCCORMACK 2000 4 IR 356 DPP, PEOPLE v MCLURE 1945 IR 275 O'MALLEY SENTENCING LAW & PRACTICE 2ED 2006 PAR 22.09 O'MALLEY SENTENCING LAW & PRACTICE 2ED 2006 PAR 6.68 DPP v GALLIGAN UNREP CCA 2......
  • DPP v Hynes
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal
    • 7 April 2016
    ...which in turn may justify some mitigation. In a similar vein, the Irish Court of Criminal Appeal in People (Attorney General) v McClure [1945] I.R.275 accepted that the consumption of a large amount of whiskey to which the appellant was unaccustomed strengthened the view that the gross inde......