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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 26 March, 2015


# murder - Today’s News

Loyalist gangs blamed for murdering father-of-five

The paramilitaries are also in the frame for a series of other “punishment attacks”.

# murder - Yesterday’s News

Man said he murdered his ex-wife and tried to kill his partner because he ‘couldn’t take their nagging’

Desmond Brooks killed his ex-wife in front of his young child. He has been jailed for 29 years.

# murder - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Man jailed for life after salting and cooking his parents

The jury was told how the 31-year-old packed parts of their bodies into lunchboxes “like barbecued pork”.

# murder - Monday 23 March, 2015

Man arrested on suspicion of murdering woman who went missing in 2009

Police said that she has not been found.

Irish Traveller held in US over $1 million insurance fraud murder

Anita Fox, a 72-year-old housekeeper, was stabbed seven times while at work.

# murder - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Graham Dwyer defence wraps up in just under 30 minutes

The defence called three witnesses this morning.

# murder - Monday 16 March, 2015

Billionaire fugitive arrested after saying on film that he “killed them all”

Robert Durst was the subject of a HBO documentary about his life.

# murder - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Doctor found guilty of dosing ex-wife with Xanax and drowning her in bathtub

The death had initially been treated as a suicide.

# murder - Friday 13 March, 2015

Green-lighted appeal could mean more jail time for Pistorius

The Paralympian had attempted to stop the appeal of his acquittal on murder charges.

# murder - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Becky’s laptop, mobile phone and tablet found in murder probe

Six people have been charged as part of the ongoing investigation in Bristol.

# murder - Monday 9 March, 2015

45-year-old woman convicted of murder after giving fatal buttocks injection

Windslowe ordered silicone by the gallon and syringes by the case.

Three more men arrested over shooting dead of 21-year-old

A total of 13 arrests have now been made in connection with the man’s death.

# murder - Saturday 7 March, 2015

These forgotten women all died without anyone knowing who they were

Now a young Irish artist has painted their images to give them back an identity.

# murder - Friday 6 March, 2015

Boy (13) admits murdering Irish man in row over party

The teenager pleaded guilty in a five minute court appearance in London today.

# murder - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Stepbrother charged with murdering 16-year-old Becky Watts

Nathan Matthews’ girlfriend has also been charged with intending to pervert the course of justice.

# murder - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Gardaí arrest two over 2013 murder of Dean Johnson

A total of nine arrests have now been arrested in connection with the man’s death.

Joe O’Reilly’s bid for freedom hinges on evidence book in jury room

O’Reilly was convicted in 2007 of murdering his wife Rachel.

Family question why ‘anyone would hurt their beautiful Becky in such a brutal way’

Five more people have been arrested in connection with the find.

Man and teen arrested over ‘mistaken identity’ murder of Edward Nugent

The 64-year-old was shot dead at his home last month.

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Murderer Joe O’Reilly in fresh court bid for freedom

O’Reilly was granted free legal aid in November 2012 to take a miscarriage of justice case. The DPP will contest that in court today.

# murder - Monday 2 March, 2015

Man killed girlfriend after she wouldn’t let him look at her Facebook account

Kane Boyce claimed his partner jumped out of a moving car and had a seizure.

Two arrested on suspicion of murder following disappearance of Becky Watts

The man and woman had previously been arrested on suspicion of kidnap.

# murder - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Why are men more likely to be violent than women?

Worldwide, women aged 15 to 44 are more likely to be killed or maimed because of male violence than because of war, cancer, malaria and traffic accidents combined. Why is this?

# murder - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Man found guilty of murdering “American Sniper”

Chris Kyle was killed at a Texas gun range in 2013.

# murder - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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Gardaí investigating a murder are trying to trace this Honda’s final movements

The silver Honda Civic, partial registration 04D, is a Japanese import with distinctive alloy wheels.

# murder - Friday 20 February, 2015

This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

# murder - Monday 16 February, 2015

Armed gardaí deployed, roads closed and checkpoints in place for Barney McGinley funeral

The 63-year-old father of nine was shot dead at a wedding last week.

# murder - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Gardaí search for clues, three years after man accused of drug dealing was shot dead

Gardaí are making an appeal on the anniversary of the incident.

# murder - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby

Police said she showed no remorse.

# murder - Monday 9 February, 2015

Teenager (16) charged with murder after ‘sending Snapchat selfie with body’

A parent of one of the recipients passed a screenshot on to police.

Adnan Syed of Serial podcast has no idea how huge his case really is

He was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2000 for the murder of his former girlfriend Hae Min Lee.

# murder - Friday 6 February, 2015

Gardaí appeal for witnesses in Kevin Molloy murder investigation

The 41-year-old’s body was found at a house in Ashtown, Dublin, last Sunday.

# murder - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

CCTV footage shows accused at Elaine O’Hara’s apartment 9 times, court told

One of the clips shown to the jury was from the week before Elaine O’Hara disappeared.

# murder - Monday 2 February, 2015

DNA tests as gardaí try to identify man killed in Dublin

The body of the man in his 40s was discovered at a house on Glendhu Road yesterday.

Chinese cult members executed for beating woman to death at McDonald’s

The cult members were said to have tried to recruit the woman and attacked her after she refused to give them her phone number.

Ex-Power Ranger suspected of killing housemate with a sword

Police say Ricardo Medina is believed to have killed Joshua Sutter after a fight.

# murder - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Two knives found near dead man’s body on Botanic Avenue

A forensic tent has been put in place at the corner of Botanic Avenue and Cameron Street.

# murder - Saturday 24 January, 2015

# murder - Friday 23 January, 2015

Elaine O’Hara told her father she was seeing a married man from Foxrock who tied her up, court hears

At the Graham Dwyer murder trial, a pathologist tells the court that the skull of Elaine O’Hara was never recovered.

# murder - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Gardaí appeal for information on 12-year-old Dublin murder

Niall Mulvihill was shot as he drove in Dublin city centre.

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