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Dublin: 13 °C Monday 31 August, 2015


# murder - Friday 28 August, 2015

Man charged in relation to Jason Doogue’s murder

The 22-year-old was shot dead last week.

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Man wanted in connection to landlord’s murder spotted in Belfast

“He may have looked for a lift, for accommodation or for work.”


# murder - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

“Dried-out husks don’t set out to murder people” – Burton

The Tanaiste’s comments were made in reaction to former Attorney General Michael McDowell saying the decision was made to let the IRA exist to avoid dissidents filling the void.

# murder - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Ex-MP calls child abuse inquiry a ‘homosexual witch hunt’

Harvey Proctor has denied all allegations made against him.

# murder - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

The death of a man in Naas, the Provisional IRA and the plane tragedy in West Sussex had people talking.

# murder - Thursday 20 August, 2015

“I care even more about him now” – The woman who loves Norway’s mass murderer

“Victoria”, a young Swedish woman in her 20s, says she thinks of him as an ‘old friend’

# murder - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Two arrested in Manchester after woman’s body found in boot of car

The woman’s body has not yet been identified.

Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she ‘knew he would strike again’

The woman claimed he attacked her in a laneway four years ago.

# murder - Friday 14 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Two arrested and released over killing of ex-IRA man shot in front of his wife

Kevin McGuigan was gunned down in the Catholic Short Strand area of Belfast.

# murder - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Spanish woman arrested after ‘killing her baby in a church’

Local media cited neighbours as saying she suffered from mental illness.

Karen Buckley’s murderer previously stood trial for attempted rape

Alexander Pacteau pleaded guilty to killing young Irish woman Karen Buckley yesterday.

# murder - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

‘Jennifer’s death is a tragedy, three young children have been robbed’

A knife has been found as part of the investigation.

# murder - Monday 10 August, 2015

Two people stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

The attack took place in the store’s kitchen accessories section.

# murder - Sunday 9 August, 2015

PSNI may seek to extradite man arrested in Donegal over Jennifer Dornan murder

The 30-year-old was found dead at her home last Sunday.

# murder - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Gruesome murders may be linked to ‘witchcraft’ and the blue moon, say Florida police

A “reclusive” family were found brutally murdered in their home on Friday.

# murder - Friday 31 July, 2015

Court approves solitary confinement for the killer of Melanie McCarthy-McNamara

Daniel McDonnell has been placed in 23-hour lock-up for his own safety.

# murder - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Man admits to killing landlord Tom O’Gorman before removing organs

Tom O’Gorman, a journalist and Iona Institute researcher, was stabbed to death at his home last year.

# murder - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Teenager charged after eight-year-old is kidnapped, killed and put in a recycling bin

Police say Adrian Jerry Gonzalez lured Madyson Middleton from a courtyard where she had been riding her scooter.

Elderly woman blows kisses to media as she is arrested on suspicion of murdering two men

Police found a sack containing the body without a head or limbs next to a pond.

One man’s prison hell is another’s holiday park: Murderers like Graham Dwyer should not get perks

What privileges are there for the dead, asks criminologist John O’Keefe, who says Ireland must become a society that places equal respect on both offender and victim.

# murder - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Four killers on temporary release from prison this month

More than 500 prisoners were on temporary release across the country this month.

# murder - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Siblings to be released from jail after murder they committed when they were 12 and 13

The incident occurred in 1999 and they were charged as adults,

# murder - Friday 24 July, 2015

‘Celine’s law’ proposals to prevent killers profiting don’t go far enough, says family

A new report by the Law Reform Commission is aimed at closing a loophole highlighted by the Eamonn Lillis case.

Skeleton found in suitcase is child ‘murdered eight years ago’

The girl had fair hair and was aged between two to four when she died, police said.

# murder - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Parents and three children from the same family stabbed to death

“I feel so bad for everyone who walks into that house. You can see it in the faces…”

# murder - Thursday 16 July, 2015

91-year-old man confesses to murder of prostitute almost 70 years ago

The man decided to make the confession after being diagnosed with cancer.

# murder - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

These Maryland sisters disappeared 40 years ago. Now, a man’s been charged.

Sheila and Katherine Lyon disappeared from a Maryland shopping mall in 1975 and were never seen again.

# murder - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

A mother who starved and murdered her four-year-old son has died in prison

Magdalena Luczak was serving a life sentence in prison in Derby.

Protests planned after 13-year-old boy beaten to death by mob

Five people have been arrested over the murder of the boy.

# murder - Monday 13 July, 2015

Nine people given life sentences for rape last year

In 2014, there were 21 murder convictions at the Central Criminal Court.

# murder - Friday 10 July, 2015

“It’s been hard, very hard”: Family of tourist murdered in Thailand speaks out

David Miller was murdered and Hannah Witheridge was raped and murdered.

# murder - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The PSNI have named the three men involved in last night’s ‘samurai sword’ attack

One man was killed and another seriously injured in the assault. Another man has been arrested.

# murder - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Woman accused of murdering her partner says she was ‘scared’ after attempted rape

The court heard that Paula Farrell did not call an ambulance after stabbing Wayne McQuillan four times.

Barrymore sues police over arrest in connection with murder at his home

The former TV star says his arrest over Stuart Lubbock’s death ruined his career.

Men accused of rape and murder of British tourists say that they confessed after being tortured

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller were killed in Thailand last year.

# murder - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Ex-husband gets 30 years for murder of Irish mother found dead in car park

The couple had three children aged 5, 7 and 11.

# murder - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive

A UN agency said warring forces have carried out horrific crimes against children including tying them together before slitting their throats.

# murder - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Sitdown Sunday: Meet the Mormon gay men married to women

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# murder - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Barack Obama delivers rousing eulogy for those killed in hate crime

He was speaking at the funeral of a black pastor killed in the Charleston massacre.

# murder - Friday 26 June, 2015

‘I had a normal childhood’: French woman accused of smothering eight of her children

Dominique Cottrez has said she feared the children were born of incest with her father.

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