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Thursday 19 May, 2022

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist
# Courts
# Courts

Josh Dunne murder trial witness denies carrying out 'vicious attack' on food-delivery cyclist

Thu 4:48 PM 9,884 Views 0 Comments

The man also denied lying to gardaí when he said he wanted to calm the situation and break up the fight.

Friday 13 May, 2022

Josh Dunne trial: Teenage witness says two Brazilian delivery riders were 'outnumbered' in fight
# Court
# Court

Josh Dunne trial: Teenage witness says two Brazilian delivery riders were 'outnumbered' in fight

May 13th 2022, 6:20 PM 25,244 Views 0 Comments

On of the riders, George Gonzaga Bento, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of schoolboy Josh Dunne.

Thursday 12 May, 2022

Food delivery riders were protecting themselves from being attacked by gang, court hears
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Food delivery riders were protecting themselves from being attacked by gang, court hears

May 12th 2022, 6:59 PM 15,729 Views 0 Comments

The court heard there was a sense of camaraderie between Deliveroo cyclists and that it was a close community.

Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Food delivery rider accused of stabbing boy to death said he used knife in defence, witness says
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Food delivery rider accused of stabbing boy to death said he used knife in defence, witness says

Updated May 10th 2022, 8:47 PM 21,974 Views 0 Comments

The witness described the conditions for delivery riders in Dublin 3 as “dangerous”.

Monday 9 May, 2022

Delivery rider tells murder trial it's very common for 'Deliveroo community' to have bikes stolen
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Delivery rider tells murder trial it's very common for 'Deliveroo community' to have bikes stolen

May 9th 2022, 6:27 PM 22,358 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento is charged with the murder of Josh Dunne.

Friday 8 April, 2022

Murder accused barrister granted bail after Court of Appeal hearing
# Dublin
# Dublin

Murder accused barrister granted bail after Court of Appeal hearing

Apr 8th 2022, 7:52 PM 21,729 Views 0 Comments

Diarmuid Rossa Phelan is accused of the murder of Keith Conlon in Tallaght on February 22 last.

Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Murder accused barrister is not 'Roman Abramovich', lawyers tell bail appeal
# Diarmuid Rossa Phelan
# Diarmuid Rossa Phelan

Murder accused barrister is not 'Roman Abramovich', lawyers tell bail appeal

Apr 5th 2022, 7:15 PM 28,238 Views 0 Comments

The appeal by the senior counsel and law lecturer Diarmuid Rossa Phelan was adjourned until Thursday.

Monday 21 March, 2022

Barrister accused of fatal shooting in Tallaght denied bail
# Courts
# Courts

Barrister accused of fatal shooting in Tallaght denied bail

Mar 21st 2022, 12:00 PM 30,084 Views 0 Comments

Diarmuid Rossa Phelan is accused of the killing of Keith Conlan in Tallaght.

Friday 11 March, 2022

Boy B wants to introduce new evidence in Ana Kriegel murder appeal, court hears
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

Boy B wants to introduce new evidence in Ana Kriegel murder appeal, court hears

Mar 11th 2022, 2:13 PM 28,537 Views 0 Comments

The now 17-year-old was unanimously found guilty of murdering the schoolgirl in June 2019.

Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Man who cleaned up home where Keane Mulready Woods was murdered is jailed for four years
# Courts
# Courts

Man who cleaned up home where Keane Mulready Woods was murdered is jailed for four years

Updated Mar 8th 2022, 2:58 PM 15,929 Views 0 Comments

Mulready Woods, from Drogheda, was last seen alive in the town on 12 January 2020.

Monday 7 March, 2022

Cork-based man who drove man from house where another man died avoids jail
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Cork-based man who drove man from house where another man died avoids jail

Mar 7th 2022, 2:48 PM 15,400 Views 3 Comments

The judge noted 34-year-old Thomas Fitchett’s guilty plea during sentencing.

Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Murder accused told detective he committed 'five other murders', and worked for the Kinahans, trial hears
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Murder accused told detective he committed 'five other murders', and worked for the Kinahans, trial hears

Mar 2nd 2022, 8:01 PM 29,608 Views 0 Comments

The detective told the court today that he initially didn’t believe what 29-year-old Trevor Rowe had told him.

Monday 28 February, 2022

Father-of-eight handed over house for 'gruesome' Kean Mulready Woods murder
# Court
# Court

Father-of-eight handed over house for 'gruesome' Kean Mulready Woods murder

Feb 28th 2022, 10:17 PM 50,668 Views 0 Comments

Gerard McKenna was remanded in custody until 8 March, when he will be sentenced.

Tuesday 8 February, 2022

Teen told gardaí he stabbed man who entered home and attacked his mother, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Teen told gardaí he stabbed man who entered home and attacked his mother, murder trial hears

Feb 8th 2022, 6:57 PM 32,826 Views 0 Comments

Dean Kerrie has pleaded not guilty to murdering Jack Power on 26 July 2018.

Monday 7 February, 2022

Jim Mansfield Jnr jailed by Special Criminal Court for 18 months
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Jim Mansfield Jnr jailed by Special Criminal Court for 18 months

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 6:00 PM 53,982 Views 0 Comments

He was taken into custody last month after being found guilty of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

Tuesday 18 January, 2022

12-year sentence for man who killed woman in knife attack after jury's rejection of 'insanity' plea
# Valerijs Leitons
# Valerijs Leitons

12-year sentence for man who killed woman in knife attack after jury's rejection of 'insanity' plea

Jan 18th 2022, 3:20 PM 28,648 Views 0 Comments

Justice Paul Burns described the incident as a “brutal attack” upon “a defenceless woman”.

Monday 17 January, 2022

Lucinda Creighton's statement on Lisa Smith trial 'blatant contempt of court' - defence lawyers
# Courts
# Courts

Lucinda Creighton's statement on Lisa Smith trial 'blatant contempt of court' - defence lawyers

Jan 17th 2022, 7:49 PM 44,601 Views 0 Comments

Defence counsel Michael O’Higgins SC, for Smith, raised his concerns about a statement released last week.

Friday 14 January, 2022

Court hears details of Kinahan gang member placing tracking device on murder target's car
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Court hears details of Kinahan gang member placing tracking device on murder target's car

Jan 14th 2022, 5:00 PM 17,929 Views 0 Comments

The intended target of the hit was James ‘Mago’ Gately who was living in Belfast at the time.

Thursday 13 January, 2022

Wayne Whelan was 'lured to his death' by his trusted friend, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Wayne Whelan was 'lured to his death' by his trusted friend, court told

Jan 13th 2022, 6:39 PM 47,741 Views 0 Comments

Whelan (42) was shot dead in Lucan, Co Dublin on the evening of 18 November 2019.

Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Man sentenced to mandatory term of life imprisonment for murdering Irish boxing champion
# Kevin Sheehy
# Kevin Sheehy

Man sentenced to mandatory term of life imprisonment for murdering Irish boxing champion

Dec 21st 2021, 1:18 PM 20,377 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson had been found guilty by unanimous jury verdict of murdering Kevin Sheehy.

Monday 13 December, 2021

Man found guilty of murder of Irish boxing champion Kevin Sheehy
# Logan Jackson
# Logan Jackson

Man found guilty of murder of Irish boxing champion Kevin Sheehy

Dec 13th 2021, 1:47 PM 12,794 Views 0 Comments

The barrister said the defendant had attempted to lead gardai “on a merry dance” by creating a “tapestry of self-serving lies”.

Thursday 2 December, 2021

Murder trial witness describes how champion boxer was struck and 'taken away' by speeding jeep
# Courts
# Courts

Murder trial witness describes how champion boxer was struck and 'taken away' by speeding jeep

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:45 PM 14,418 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson (31) is charged with murdering Kevin Sheehy (20) in Limerick city over two years ago.

Monday 29 November, 2021

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year

Nov 29th 2021, 3:04 PM 24,696 Views 0 Comments

Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.

Monday 15 November, 2021

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Convicted killer Stephen Penrose found guilty of murdering his friend

Nov 15th 2021, 4:57 PM 21,560 Views 0 Comments

Philip Finnegan was missing for just over three weeks before a dog walker found his remains in a Kildare wood in September 2016.

One man found guilty and one acquitted over killing of gangland figure Eamon Kelly
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

One man found guilty and one acquitted over killing of gangland figure Eamon Kelly

Nov 15th 2021, 1:43 PM 11,248 Views 0 Comments

Kelly was shot four times in the back as he walked towards his home in north Dublin in December of 2012.

Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Remains of Dublin man were burned and buried in shallow grave, murder trial hears
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Remains of Dublin man were burned and buried in shallow grave, murder trial hears

Nov 3rd 2021, 5:19 PM 17,000 Views 0 Comments

The remains of Philip Finnegan were identified by fingerprints from skin found in the soil at the gravesite.

Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Dog walker tells murder trial he saw 'meat or flesh' in Kildare woods
# Philip Finnegan
# Philip Finnegan

Dog walker tells murder trial he saw 'meat or flesh' in Kildare woods

Nov 2nd 2021, 4:59 PM 29,407 Views 0 Comments

Philip Finnegan went missing before his decapitated body was found buried in a shallow grave in 2016.

Thursday 14 October, 2021

Mother cross-examined by man accused of murdering her son
# Philip Finnegan Murder
# Philip Finnegan Murder

Mother cross-examined by man accused of murdering her son

Oct 14th 2021, 6:59 PM 25,420 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Penrose has dismissed his legal team and is now representing himself.

Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Man with paranoid schizophrenia who stabbed woman to death found guilty of manslaughter
# Diminished Responsibility
# Diminished Responsibility

Man with paranoid schizophrenia who stabbed woman to death found guilty of manslaughter

Oct 12th 2021, 9:30 PM 17,376 Views 0 Comments

Valerijs Leitons was found guilty of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.

Jury sworn in for trial of 38-year-old man accused of murdering man in Kildare five years ago
# Stephen Penrose
# Stephen Penrose

Jury sworn in for trial of 38-year-old man accused of murdering man in Kildare five years ago

Oct 12th 2021, 7:18 PM 14,653 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Penrose is charged with the murder of Philip Finnegan in Kildare in 2016.

Thursday 7 October, 2021

Jury to decide if man accused of murdering woman not guilty by reason of insanity
# Valerijs Leitons
# Valerijs Leitons

Jury to decide if man accused of murdering woman not guilty by reason of insanity

Oct 7th 2021, 6:42 PM 10,046 Views 0 Comments

Valerijs Leitons has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to murdering Skaidrite Valdgeima.

Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Man had paranoid schizophrenia when he stabbed woman to death, trial hears
# Valerijs Leitons
# Valerijs Leitons

Man had paranoid schizophrenia when he stabbed woman to death, trial hears

Oct 6th 2021, 7:08 PM 16,491 Views 0 Comments

Valerijs Leitons (25) is charged with murdering Skaidrite Valdgeima (34) on 26 June 2019.

Monday 4 October, 2021

Nadine Lott: Daniel Murtagh sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of former partner
# Nadine Lott
# Nadine Lott

Nadine Lott: Daniel Murtagh sentenced to life imprisonment for murder of former partner

Oct 4th 2021, 12:26 PM 98,076 Views 21 Comments

Murtagh murdered Nadine at her apartment in St Mary’s Court, Arklow, Co Wicklow on 17 December, 2019.

Wednesday 29 September, 2021

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016
# Gerry Hutch
# Gerry Hutch

Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016

Updated Sep 29th 2021, 9:19 PM 97,234 Views 0 Comments

A date was also set at the Special Criminal Court this evening for the trial of Hutch.

Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Truck driver who was put on trial for murder three times is sentenced for manslaughter
# Zoltan Almasi
# Zoltan Almasi

Truck driver who was put on trial for murder three times is sentenced for manslaughter

Sep 8th 2021, 5:05 PM 24,143 Views 10 Comments

He was sentenced to 11 years in prison, which was backdated to when he went into custody in 2014.

Thursday 5 August, 2021

Lead investigator into murder of Nadine Lott has 'never seen such violence' inflicted on a person before
# Garda Superintendent
# Garda Superintendent

Lead investigator into murder of Nadine Lott has 'never seen such violence' inflicted on a person before

Aug 5th 2021, 9:30 PM 22,270 Views 0 Comments

Superintendent Declan McCarthy said that in his 40 years of policing he had never seen that level of violence before.

Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Nadine Lott trial: Judge says 'murder is a crime of specific intent' as he presents charge to jury
# Courts
# Courts

Nadine Lott trial: Judge says 'murder is a crime of specific intent' as he presents charge to jury

Aug 3rd 2021, 4:48 PM 16,899 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Murtagh (34) has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

Friday 30 July, 2021

Closing speeches conclude in trial of man accused of murdering Nadine Lott
# Courts
# Courts

Closing speeches conclude in trial of man accused of murdering Nadine Lott

Updated Jul 30th 2021, 7:51 PM 26,288 Views 0 Comments

Details on the “appalling and dreadful” injuries to the young mother’s face were given in court today.

Thursday 29 July, 2021

Nadine Lott's ex-partner demonstrated to gardaí how he delivered punches down on her
# Courts
# Courts

Nadine Lott's ex-partner demonstrated to gardaí how he delivered punches down on her

Jul 29th 2021, 8:42 PM 25,951 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Murtagh also described how he wrapped the wire of a charger around his knuckles.

Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Man accused of murdering Nadine Lott told gardaí if he had wanted to kill her he would have
# Trial
# Trial

Man accused of murdering Nadine Lott told gardaí if he had wanted to kill her he would have

Jul 28th 2021, 8:03 PM 25,668 Views 0 Comments

The jurors spent today listening to the third and fourth garda interviews in the trial of Daniel Murtagh.

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