94 - Bonus: Serial - Slawomir Gierlowski

Jun 19, 08:12 PM
In May of 2016, a woman was attacked as she walked to work by a man wielding a knife. In the course of the investigation, the assault was linked to two other crimes - both sexually motivated. 

Gardai also linked the crime to a suspect - 31 year old Slawomir Gierlowski. 

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The People (DPP) v Gierlowski [2021] IECA 13 (unapproved) Available here
Tom Tuite, “Roofer accused of double false imprisonment and sexual assault of woman” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/roofer-accused-of-double-false-imprisonment-and-sexual-assault-of-woman-34768304.html   (2 June 2016)
Declan Brennan, “Dublin man accused of carrying out three attacks on women goes on trial” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/dublin-man-accused-of-carrying-out-three-attacks-on-women-goes-on-trial-36632827.html   (22 February 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Woman tells jury she thought she was going to die during alleged sexual assault” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/woman-tells-jury-she-thought-she-going-to-die-during-alleged-sexual-assault-36637316.html   (23 February 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Sex attack victim had tape over face” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/sex-attack-victim-had-tape-over-face-court-told-36647740.html   (27 February 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Woman felt knife cut through her fingers during alleged Luas stop attack, court told” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/woman-felt-knife-cut-through-her-fingers-during-alleged-luas-stop-attack-court-told-36650418.html   (27 February 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Gardai linked van near scene of sex attack to accused trial told” in The Irish Times https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/criminal-court/garda%C3%AD-linked-van-near-scene-of-sex-attack-to-accused-trial-told-1.3415898   (5 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Court hears how Gardai used CCTV footage to plot journey of van linked to alleged attacker” in The Irish Examiner https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-30831186.html    (6 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Sex assault accused had cable ties in back of van” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/sex-assault-accused-had-cable-ties-in-back-of-van-36682075.html   (8 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “DNA links accused to sex attacks on three women over years, court is told” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/dna-links-accused-to-sex-attacks-on-three-women-over-years-court-is-told-36689947.html   (10 March 2018)
Isabel Hayes, “'I don't understand how my DNA ended up on that item': Accused denies three Dublin attacks on women” in The Irish Examiner https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-30832348.html   (13 March 2018)
Soyna McLean, “Alleged attacker's fingerprints found on duct tape at scene, court told” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/alleged-attackers-fingerprints-found-on-duct-tape-at-scene-court-told-36705423.html   (14 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “DNA is the 'golden thread' that connects random attacks on three women in Dublin – trial hears” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/dna-is-the-golden-thread-that-connects-random-attacks-on-three-women-in-dublin-trial-hears-36725849.html   (20 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Man found guilty of carrying out 'random' late night sex attacks on women”  in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/man-found-guilty-of-carrying-out-random-late-night-sex-attacks-on-women-36734242.html   (22 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Roofer found guilty of third 'random' late-night violent attack on women in Dublin” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/roofer-found-guilty-of-third-random-late-night-violent-attack-on-women-in-dublin-36736667.html   (23 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Man who carried out late night violent sex attacks on three women to be sentenced in May” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/man-who-carried-out-late-night-violent-sex-attacks-on-three-women-to-be-sentenced-in-may-36737997.html   (23 March 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Father jailed for carrying out random assaults on three women” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/pictured-father-jailed-for-carrying-out-random-assaults-on-three-women-37036047.html   (21 June 2018)
Declan Brennan, “Man in jail for attacks on three women convicted of trying to rape another” in The Irish Times https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/criminal-court/man-in-jail-for-attacks-on-three-women-convicted-of-trying-to-rape-another-1.3908606   (29 May 2019)
Brion Hoban and Declan Brennan, “Roofer serving prison term for random sex attacks on three women continues to maintain innocence court hears” in The Irish Independent https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/roofer-serving-prison-term-for-random-sex-attacks-on-three-women-continues-to-maintain-innocence-court-hears-38358959.html   (30 July 2019)
Paul Reynolds, “Sentencing adjourned in 2010 sexual assault case” from RTE.ie https://www.rte.ie/news/courts/2019/0730/1066047-slawomir-gierlowski-court/   (30 July 2019)