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#Oscar Pistorius

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everybody’s talking about Irish Water, the apology to Justin Timberlake and how Ireland is a top spot for visitors next year…

Oscar Pistorius jailed for 5 years for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

The 27-year-old athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius leaves court dock to spend his first night in jail

He left behind four white roses and a bucket in the courtroom.

From The Score Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016 Ruled Out

Pistorius banned from defending Paralympic gold medals in Rio in 2016

Pistorius won sprint gold medals at three Paralympic Games as well as competing in the 2012 London Olympics.

Oscar Pistorius ‘could be out of jail in 10 months’

Pistorius was sentenced to five years in jail, but could be out in one sixth of that time.

10 years in jail or house arrest? Oscar Pistorius will be sentenced today for killing his girlfriend

Correctional services have denied reports that they were already preparing a cell for Pistorius in a high-security section of Pretoria Central Prison.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 17 October, 2014

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp’s killing “ruined our whole family”

That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp’s family rejected “blood money” from Pistorius

His sentencing hearing heard today that he offered the family $34,000.

Court to spend second day deciding how Pistorius should be sentenced

Yesterday, a prison official recommended that he undertake community service, but this was rejected by the prosecutor.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 13 October, 2014

Community service suggested for ‘broken man’ Oscar Pistorius

A prison official recommended that the athlete be made clean a museum for 16 hours a month for the next three years.

Pistorius could get 15 years in one of South Africa’s brutal prisons or dodge jail altogether

He’s back in court for pre-sentencing arguments after he was convicted of culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish “insider” book on Pistorius trial

June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius verdict is not justice, says Reeva Steenkamp’s family

“This verdict is not justice for Reeva. I just want the truth”.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as the weekend starts…

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 12 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

Sentencing has been scheduled for 13 October.

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy’s tee shot pocketed and today’s sport Friday

We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius found guilty, McIlroy’s tee shot pocketed and today’s sport

Meanwhile, Ulster, Munster and Connacht are in Pro12 action tonight, there are FAI Cup quarter-finals and a former Allstar has retired from intercounty football.

Here’s how long Oscar Pistorius’s prison sentence could be

The former Olympian’s sentence could technically be left off with a fine and suspended sentence.

Oscar Pistorius: The Verdict

The athlete will find out today if he will be found guilty of culpable negligence or acquitted.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Oscar Pistorius found not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder

But the 27-year-old athlete could still be guilty of culpable homicide.

# oscar-pistorius - Friday 8 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about US strikes on Iraq, a new weather warning, and an Irish woman charged over baby death.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about Obama considering hitting Iraq, Russia’s ban on EU food, and Denis O’Brien…

Oscar Pistorius described as a deceitful witness who has ‘anxiety on call’

The closing arguments are expected to last two days.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Oscar Pistorius’ brother ‘badly hurt’ after head-on car crash

Carl Pistorius was acquitted last year of culpable homicide and reckless driving.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Oscar Pistorius denies he was drunk during nightclub row

His family claim he was approached by a man who taunted him about his trial.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix This post contains videos

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about Garth Brooks, the cabinet reshuffle and Google smartphones for robots…

“We close the case for the defence.” – It’s down to closing arguments in the Pistorius trial

The trial will break until 7 August when both sides will make their last arguments.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 7 July, 2014

Australian TV network defends showing Pistorius shooting video

The dramatic video shows Pistorius walking on his stumps, screaming and crying for help.

# oscar-pistorius - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about Ruairí Quinn, Arthur’s Day and Israel-Palestine tensions.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 30 June, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Oscar Pistorius was NOT suffering from a mental illness when he killed Reeva Steenkamp

The trial has returned after a month break in which Pistorius underwent tests.

# oscar-pistorius - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Oscar Pistorius to undergo tests to establish if he has an anxiety disorder

Judge Thokozile Masipa said a “proper inquiry” was required.

# oscar-pistorius - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Prosecutor wants to have Oscar Pistorius committed

The judge in the murder trial will rule tomorrow on whether the athlete will be committed to one month of psychiatric tests.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 12 May, 2014

Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation

The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.

# oscar-pistorius - Monday 5 May, 2014

Oscar Pistorius was ‘broken, desperate, pleading’ after he shot Reeva Steenkamp

The murder trial resumed in South Africa this morning.

At least 12 more witnesses to give evidence as Oscar Pistorius trial resumes

The proceedings took a break for the past two weeks.

# oscar-pistorius - Saturday 26 April, 2014

The Wolf of Wall Street, Jameson, and Pope John Paul II: The week in numbers

Plus: How many letters and packages does An Post deal with in an average week?

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