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Yesterday’s News

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Father convicted of FGM of daughter to appeal his sentence

The man and his wife were jailed in January, in the first case of its kind in Ireland.

Monday 18 May, 2020

'Storm in a teacup': Judge dismisses French authorities' request for Ian Bailey's submissions in extradition case

Counsel for Bailey said it was an “unprecedented” and “unorthodox” request from French authorities.

Friday 15 May, 2020

Essex lorry deaths: State says defence raised 'nonsensical' claim at Monaghan man's extradition hearing

Ronan Hughes has been accused of being the “ringleader” in an organised crime group that trafficked the Vietnamese migrants.

Tuesday 12 May, 2020

French authorities make 'unprecedented' and 'unorthodox' request ahead of Ian Bailey hearing, High Court hears

Bailey will contest the attempt when the planned three-day hearing begins.

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Man (23) jailed for four-and-a-half years at Central Criminal Court for beating his grandfather to death

The court heard that the accused had asked his grandfather if he had sexually abused two people, and after he replied, the accused “snapped”.

Thursday 30 April, 2020

Man alleged to be 'the ringleader' and 'chief organiser' of organised criminal group refused bail by High Court

Mr Justice Paul Burns said there was a “serious risk” the defendant might abscond.

Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Men charged over Kevin Lunney abduction granted bail after video-link hearing from Portlaoise Prison

Luke O’Reilly of Kilcogy, Co Cavan and Darren Redmond of East Wall, Dublin are charged with false imprisonment and assault causing serious harm.

Monday 27 April, 2020

Teenager who stabbed uncle in dispute over heroin for his father is jailed for three years

The 19-year-old Dubliner said he wanted to stop his uncle providing heroin for his father.

Friday 24 April, 2020

Man (37) who had 'central role' in Kinahan cartel murder plot jailed for eight years

Liam Brannigan was “intimately involved” in all aspects of the planning to murder Gary Hanley, the court heard.

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Monday 20 April, 2020

'Since his death I am no longer living. I simply exist': Family of Cameron Blair tell court of impact of his death

A teenage boy has received a life sentence for his murder, a sentence which will be reviewed in 2032.

Teenage boy receives life sentence, with review in 13 years, for murder of Cameron Blair

The prison term will be reviewed in 2032.

Patricia O'Connor murder sentencing adjourned until June due to Covid-19 restrictions

The sentencing hearing was due to take place today.

Friday 3 April, 2020

'I don’t want to be fighting': murdered student Cameron Blair was acting as peacemaker

The 20-year-old’s final words were to tell his friend not to worry.

Thursday 26 March, 2020

Murder trial jury must decide if woman accused of murdering her partner was provoked

Paula Farrell has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter for the unlawful killing of Wayne McQuillan.

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Friday 13 March, 2020

Teenage boy pleads guilty to murdering Cork student Cameron Blair

The boy will be detained at Oberstown Children Detention Centre until 3 April.

Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Man who was 'conduit of order from on high' jailed for six years for Dublin murder plot

Dean Howe was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court after pleading guilty.

Friday 28 February, 2020

'Trusted member' of Patricia O'Connor's family found guilty of impeding murder investigation

Father-of-three Kieran Greene was found guilty of the 61-year-old on Tuesday.

Thursday 27 February, 2020

Daughter found guilty of impeding prosecution in mother's murder trial

The jury found Louise was an “integral part” of the charade and had acted in support of her daughter Stephanie.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Woman found guilty of disguising herself as her dead grandmother in order to conceal her murder

Stephanie O’Connor (22) was found guilty a day after Kieran Greene was convicted of Patricia O’Connor’s murder.

Monday 24 February, 2020

Jury begins deliberations in trial of man accused of murdering his partner's mother

Kieran Greene has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Patricia O’Connor.

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Murder-accused portrayed as both 'a moron' and 'Machiavelli mastermind', defence tells trial

The accused, 35-year-old Kieran Greene, gave differing statement to Gardaí in June and December 2017.

Monday 17 February, 2020

Defence plea of murder-accused 'did not hold any water', Patricia O'Connor trial told

The jury was told today that the first garda interviews given by the accused “was chronological, sequential and it flowed as a story”.

Man who disposed of chainsaw used on body of Kenneth O'Brien jailed for 18 months

The man’s father murdered O’Brien and dumped his body parts in the Grand Canal.

Friday 14 February, 2020

Patricia O'Connor murder trial: Handyman has one of two charges withdrawn by trial judge

The trial also heard from the mother of murder accused Kieran Greene.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Granddaughter allegedly disguised herself as her grandmother 'as a ruse' to conceal her death, court hears

Kieran Greene has denied murdering the 61-year-old.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Patricia O'Connor murder trial: Jury shown CCTV of her family's movement at the time she was allegedly killed

Patricia O’Connor’s remains were scattered across Dublin and Wicklow.

Friday 31 January, 2020

Son of Patricia O'Connor tells trial his sister did not want to report their mother as missing person

Richard O’Connor told the Central Criminal Court today that his mother was a “straight shooter”.

Monday 27 January, 2020

Patricia O'Connor 'tried to beat me with a teapot the day she left', daughter told gardaí

Daughter Louise O’Connor described conditions in the cramped Rathfarnham House: “Getting a shower is like a miracle”.

Thursday 23 January, 2020

Man told gardaí he 'took the rap' for killing partner's mother but felt he was being set up, court hears

Kieran Greene denies murdering Patricia O’Connor in May 2017.

Friday 17 January, 2020

Dublin and Wicklow mountains used as a 'dumping ground' for Patricia O'Connor's remains, court told

The court has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts that were found at nine different locations.

Thursday 16 January, 2020

Brother and sister describe finding human torso in Wicklow mountains at Patricia O'Connor murder trial

The trial into the murder of Patricia O’Connor heard evidence from multiple witnesses.

Friday 20 December, 2019

Man found not guilty of son's murder by reason on insanity committed to Central Mental Hospital

The man was previously found guilty by a jury in the Central Criminal Court.

Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Baby died from head injuries most likely caused by at least three impacts on hard surface, court told

The severity of the toddler’s injuries could not have been caused accidentally, the jury was told.

Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Woman who staged suicide of musician to impede prosecution sentenced to four years

Janice Brady’s brother Keith Brady was found guilty of murder last week.

Monday 25 November, 2019

Martial arts instructor (67) jailed for fatal stabbing of man with whom he had 'dysfunctional' relationship

Noel Lenihan told the court he was acting in self defence when he stabbed Christopher McGrath.

Friday 22 November, 2019

Contempt of court proceedings against Facebook, Twitter over Kriegel killers' identities struck out

A court hear today that “alarming posts” on social media are causing considerable distress to Boy A’s family.

Monday 18 November, 2019

Teenager pleads guilty to manslaughter of Italian man in Offaly two years ago

Alexander Whelan was 18 years old at the time of the incident.

Thursday 31 October, 2019

Murder trial hears secret audio recording from bug planted in fast-food restaurant

The trial has previously heard that, one of the IRA accused was seen in a KFC outlet in the company of two men.

Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity

The jury spent 54 minutes deliberating today before delivering a unanimous verdict.

Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Trial of two men charged in connection with murder of Peter Butterly opens at Special Criminal Court

The prosecution described it as a “meticulously planned” killing.

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