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#Michaela

# michaela - Monday 9 December, 2013

Sentencing of ‘Peru 2′ postponed due to judges’ strike

Michaela McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were due to be sentenced today. No new date has been set for their court appearance.

# michaela - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Michaela McAreavey: Mauritius Supreme Court to hear civil case against Lux Hotel

The Harte and McAreavey families are suing for €1.4 million.

# michaela - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Michaella is “in good spirits, but very frightened for the future” – solicitor

Michaella will be moved to a permanent jail in the next 24 hours, her solicitor says, but prisons in Peru are rife with TB and HIV.

# michaela - Friday 1 March, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

PSNI in Mauritius to assist in Michaela McAreavey investigation

The three detectives are in Mauritius for a week to help local authorities with their continued investigation into her death.

# michaela - Friday 28 December, 2012

Mauritian police won’t confirm reports of new suspect in Michaela murder probe

Police reopened their investigation into the Tyrone woman’s death in January 2011 following the acquittal of two men accused of her murder earlier this year.

# michaela - Thursday 4 October, 2012

From The Score Mickey Harte: ‘The GAA has been a huge source of positive force for me’ GAA

Mickey Harte: ‘The GAA has been a huge source of positive force for me’

The Tyrone manager was speaking at the launch of a major fundraiser for the foundation established in the memory of his daughter.

# michaela - Friday 21 September, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

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‘She talked about God’s plan – even in football’: John McAreavey on Michaela’s faith

The husband of the tragic schoolteacher made the comments on a DVD just released by the Catholic Church.

# michaela - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Mauritian government wants new director for its forensic science lab

The advertising of the position comes in the wake of criticism of DNA collection by authorities during the Michaela McAreavey murder trial.

# michaela - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey: fresh investigation gets underway

A new police team has been put together and said that one of its first tasks will be to interview people who were near the McAreavey’s hotel room just before the murder.

# michaela - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes

“I think throwing out conspiracies like a man standing at the bar in a pub is quite unacceptable.”

# michaela - Friday 20 July, 2012

Michaela photos: Irish ambassador meets Mauritian ministers to report concerns

Brendan McMahon relayed Ireland’s concerns over the investigation into Michaela McAreavey’s murder, and the recent trial.

# michaela - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Martin McGuinness disagrees with ‘perverse’ Michaela trial verdict

The North’s deputy first minister is meeting with the Mauritian high commissioner in London today to discuss the case.

# michaela - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Michaela death: Mauritius PM invites Gardaí, PSNI to investigate

Navin Ramgoolam tells the BBC that police from both sides of the Irish border will be invited to investigate the murder.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

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McAreavey, Harte families reject Mauritian Sunday Times apology for Michaela photos

The only proper apology would be to tell the police how the photos were obtained, according to Michaela’s families.

Irish investigation into Michaela murder not ruled out

The Tánaiste said the government will convey a ‘strong protest’ to the Mauritian government about what appears to be the leaking of the photographs.

# michaela - Monday 16 July, 2012

Mauritian government condemns “outrageous” photos of Michaela crime scene

Mauritius describes the leaked photos as “outrageous” as Eamon Gilmore meets his ambassador to convey Ireland’s protests.

Newspaper images could hinder Michaela inquiry – lawyer

The McAreavey family lawyer in Mauritius said the publication of images from the crime scene could hinder further inquiries or the prospect of another trial.

# michaela - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Govt to make formal complaint over pictures of Michaela crime scene

Pictures from the crime scene where Michaela McAreavey was killed last year have been published in a Mauritian newspaper today with the Taoiseach saying that a formal complaint will now be made to the Mauritian government.

# michaela - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Michaela: FG MEP rows back on call for Irish tourists to boycott Mauritius

Seán Kelly had urged Irish people to stay away from Mauritius in the wake of the not guilty verdict but told TheJournal.ie that he would change that view if the investigation continues.

# michaela - Friday 13 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey trial: Accused may sue police Michaela This post contains images

Michaela McAreavey trial: Accused may sue police

The lawyer for Avinash Treebhoowoon also expressed sympathy for the Irish honeymooner’s family.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Not guilty: Ireland reacts to Michaela McAreavey trial verdict Michaela

Not guilty: Ireland reacts to Michaela McAreavey trial verdict

A ‘boycott Mauritius’ campaign was spontaneously started on Twitter last night.

Michaela McAreavey murder trial: the major talking points

TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the two-month trial, recapping the key moments of a case that has captivated a local audience and devastated two Irish families.

# michaela - Thursday 12 July, 2012

“The truth has triumphed” – accused respond to Michaela verdict

“I suffered a lot. I was brutalised by police. I was beaten so much,” Avinash Treebhoowon said outside the courtroom.

Lawyer for the acquitted compares Michaela trial to Guildford Four

“When we rush to find justice, we always fail.”

‘There are no words’: McAreavey and Harte families respond to ‘not guilty’ verdict

Michaela’s families said there are no words which can describe the sense of devastation and desolation they both feel.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Michaela McAreavey trial verdict: two accused found not guilty

Sandip Moonea and Avinash Treebhoowoon were acquited by the nine-member jury of killing the 27-year-old on her honeymoon in Mauritius.

# michaela - Monday 9 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial: defence says ‘real culprits’ are still at large

One of the defence lawyers said that the investigation in Michaela McAreavey’s murder should be reopened.

# michaela - Friday 6 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Michaela murder trial told the 27-year-old died by a ‘barbaric act’

On the closing day of prosecution arguments, the lead prosecutor told the jury it had been “one of the most difficult trials” he had ever faced.

# michaela - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey murder trial nearing an end

Court has been adjourned until Friday.

# michaela - Monday 2 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Witness denies lying to protect his son

The 52-year-old father of one of the accused denied that his son told him “Forgive me. I have made a mistake” when he saw him the day after the murder of Michaela McAreavey.

# michaela - Friday 29 June, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Defence team’s legal dispute causes fresh delay

Defence lawyers claimed the judge had acted inappropriately in interrupting a cross-examination.

# michaela - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Accused labelled ‘a liar’ by prosecution in case

Avinash Treebhoowon was cross-examined by the prosecution today as the trial of the two men accused of murdering the Tyrone woman continued in Mauritius.

Michaela McAreavey trial: Prime suspect ‘only confessed because of police torture’

Avinash Treebhoowon said he had “never seen, never talked to, and never knew” Tyrone teacher Michaela McAreavey.

# michaela - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Accused in Michaela trial breaks down giving evidence

Avinash Treebhoowon took to the witness stand for the first time today and told the court that he had been insulted, threatened and beaten by police officers.

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