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Friday 20 May, 2022

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
# Josh Dunne Trial
# Josh Dunne Trial

Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court

Fri 7:38 PM 14,538 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.

Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears
# George Gonzaga Bento
# George Gonzaga Bento

Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears

Wed 6:10 PM 10,939 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Josh Dunne sustained two stab wounds to chest on the night he died, court hears
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Josh Dunne sustained two stab wounds to chest on the night he died, court hears

Tue 8:03 PM 19,055 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento is charged with the teenager’s murder.

Thursday 5 May, 2022

Trial of food delivery rider accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne opens at Central Criminal Court
# Josh Dunne
# Josh Dunne

Trial of food delivery rider accused of murdering schoolboy Josh Dunne opens at Central Criminal Court

May 5th 2022, 8:18 PM 23,036 Views 0 Comments

George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering the 16-year-old in East Wall on 26 January 2021.

Wednesday 4 May, 2022

Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering pensioner deemed fit to stand trial by Central Criminal Court judge

May 4th 2022, 1:29 PM 12,523 Views 0 Comments

Patrick McDonagh’s defence team had argued that he was unfit for trial under Section 4 of the Criminal Law Insanity Act.

Friday 29 April, 2022

Brother of Jennifer Poole speaks after life-sentence handed down to murderer
# Jennifer Poole
# Jennifer Poole

Brother of Jennifer Poole speaks after life-sentence handed down to murderer

Apr 29th 2022, 7:18 PM 20,129 Views 0 Comments

Jason Poole said that his family “miss Jennifer so much” and that their lives are not the same without her.

Man jailed for life for murdering Jennifer Poole at her home in Dublin last year
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for life for murdering Jennifer Poole at her home in Dublin last year

Apr 29th 2022, 3:05 PM 26,614 Views 0 Comments

Sentencing judge Mr Justice Paul Burns noted this was “yet another case of a violent attack upon a young mother by a male partner”.

Thursday 28 April, 2022

Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Getaway driver in 'cold-blooded assassination' of gangster Wayne Whelan jailed for four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2022, 8:33 PM 15,418 Views 0 Comments

Whelan (42) was shot dead at Mount Andrew Rise in Lucan, Co Dublin on 18 November 2019.

Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder
# Danger To Society
# Danger To Society

Man jailed for 15 years after leaving neighbour permanently paralysed in attempted gun murder

Apr 26th 2022, 1:57 PM 17,903 Views 14 Comments

The judge said that the impact of the shooting was “devastating” for the victim, Sinead Connolly.

Monday 25 April, 2022

Date set for retrial of 16-year-old boy accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Date set for retrial of 16-year-old boy accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj

Apr 25th 2022, 1:36 PM 16,631 Views 0 Comments

A jury at the Central Criminal Court failed to reach a verdict in the teenager’s first trial earlier this month.

Trial of man accused of murdering Ashling Murphy to take place next June
# Ashling Murphy
# Ashling Murphy

Trial of man accused of murdering Ashling Murphy to take place next June

Apr 25th 2022, 12:21 PM 28,155 Views 0 Comments

Jozef Puska is charged with killing the 23-year-old in Tullamore on 12 January 2022.

Saturday 9 April, 2022

Woman tells court her life was 'obliterated' after she was shot three times at her Dublin home
# Sinead Connolly
# Sinead Connolly

Woman tells court her life was 'obliterated' after she was shot three times at her Dublin home

Apr 9th 2022, 10:39 AM 29,413 Views 0 Comments

Dean McCarthy “burst into” Sinead Connolly’s home and repeatedly shot her while her daughter hid under the kitchen table, the Central Criminal Court heard.

Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Barrister accused of murdering Keith Conlon has no intention of leaving the country, court told
# Courts
# Courts

Barrister accused of murdering Keith Conlon has no intention of leaving the country, court told

Mar 16th 2022, 5:10 PM 22,640 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice Deirdre Murphy will deliver a decision on Monday on the accused’s application to be granted bail.

Friday 11 March, 2022

Man found guilty of murdering 71-year-old woman at her home in Kilkenny
# Verdict
# Verdict

Man found guilty of murdering 71-year-old woman at her home in Kilkenny

Mar 11th 2022, 6:50 PM 17,926 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Rowe killed Ann Butler at her home on Maudlin Street in March 2020.

Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Man accused of killing pensioner refused to give a reason to Gardaí, court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of killing pensioner refused to give a reason to Gardaí, court hears

Mar 9th 2022, 6:58 PM 20,699 Views 0 Comments

Trevor Rowe (30) is accused of killing 71-year-old Ann Butler.

Thursday 17 February, 2022

Jury can't reach agreement in home defence murder trial
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

Jury can't reach agreement in home defence murder trial

Feb 17th 2022, 2:29 PM 16,575 Views 0 Comments

The defence has contended that Dean Kerrie killed Jack Power in Dunmore East in self defence.

Monday 14 February, 2022

Gang member who put tracker device on rival Hutch member's car jailed for six-and-a-half years
# James Gately
# James Gately

Gang member who put tracker device on rival Hutch member's car jailed for six-and-a-half years

Feb 14th 2022, 1:48 PM 12,333 Views 0 Comments

Last November, Glynn changed his plea to guilty just after a week from when he went on trial.

Thursday 10 February, 2022

Fisherman sustained single stab wound to chest which penetrated heart, murder trial hears
# Courts
# Courts

Fisherman sustained single stab wound to chest which penetrated heart, murder trial hears

Feb 10th 2022, 6:47 PM 15,010 Views 0 Comments

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

Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Murder trial jury hears 999 recording of teen boy saying 'I'm actually so in fear of my life right now'
# Courts
# Courts

Murder trial jury hears 999 recording of teen boy saying 'I'm actually so in fear of my life right now'

Feb 9th 2022, 6:44 PM 36,533 Views 0 Comments

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

Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Serial arsonist jailed for killing uncle in revenge blaze

Jan 25th 2022, 6:10 PM 17,328 Views 12 Comments

The court has heard that Daniel Murray has 48 previous convictions, several of which were for arson attacks.

Friday 17 December, 2021

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his daughter's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his daughter's partner

Dec 17th 2021, 2:59 PM 15,843 Views 0 Comments

Mark Whelan (48) was found guilty by a unanimous jury verdict for the murder of Noel Whelan at his home on 30 March 2019.

Monday 13 December, 2021

Stephen Penrose sentenced to mandatory term of life imprisonment for murdering his friend
# Courts
# Courts

Stephen Penrose sentenced to mandatory term of life imprisonment for murdering his friend

Dec 13th 2021, 5:32 PM 15,184 Views 0 Comments

Angela Finnegan, whose son Philip was murdered by Penrose, told the court that it was “not right” for her to be questioned at trial by her son’s murderer.

Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019

Nov 30th 2021, 4:05 PM 14,846 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson (31) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Kevin Sheehy, but guilty to his manslaughter.

Thursday 28 October, 2021

Phone of man accused of murder connected to cell site close to where body was found, jury hears
# Stephen Penrose
# Stephen Penrose

Phone of man accused of murder connected to cell site close to where body was found, jury hears

Oct 28th 2021, 10:16 PM 19,746 Views 0 Comments

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

Monday 27 September, 2021

Murder accused showed 'ultimate in toxic masculinity' by stabbing wife, prosecution tells court
# Courts
# Courts

Murder accused showed 'ultimate in toxic masculinity' by stabbing wife, prosecution tells court

Sep 27th 2021, 4:32 PM 17,161 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife Anne Colomines.

Monday 6 September, 2021

Bray Boxing Club murder trial collapses due to juror becoming seriously ill
# Collapse
# Collapse

Bray Boxing Club murder trial collapses due to juror becoming seriously ill

Updated Sep 6th 2021, 1:54 PM 60,039 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi is charged with the murder of Bobby Messett.

Thursday 5 August, 2021

Nadine Lott: Daniel Murtagh found guilty of the murder of his former partner
# Courts
# Courts

Nadine Lott: Daniel Murtagh found guilty of the murder of his former partner

Aug 5th 2021, 12:18 PM 62,028 Views 0 Comments

The murder occurred in December 2019.

Monday 26 July, 2021

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial
# Trial
# Trial

Nadine Lott died after traumatic head, neck and chest injuries, Chief Pathologist tells trial

Jul 26th 2021, 10:40 PM 27,387 Views 0 Comments

The jury also heard from the expert witness that the blunt force injuries were caused by hands, fists or feet.

Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Nadine Lott died following 'sustained attack' by former partner at her home, court hears
# Arklow
# Arklow

Nadine Lott died following 'sustained attack' by former partner at her home, court hears

Jul 20th 2021, 6:43 PM 66,313 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court heard that Daniel Murtagh admitted to killing his former partner.

Monday 12 July, 2021

Jail for teenager who brandished knife outside house party where Cameron Blair was murdered
# Scott O'Connor
# Scott O'Connor

Jail for teenager who brandished knife outside house party where Cameron Blair was murdered

Jul 12th 2021, 5:40 PM 16,507 Views 0 Comments

Justice Keane said that the circumstances of the violent disorder could not be dealt with “in a vacuum”.

Friday 9 July, 2021

Bobby Messett died from single gunshot wound to head, Dr Marie Cassidy tells trial
# Bray Boxing Club
# Bray Boxing Club

Bobby Messett died from single gunshot wound to head, Dr Marie Cassidy tells trial

Jul 9th 2021, 2:25 PM 20,153 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi (34) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Bobby Messett in June 2018.

Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Bray Boxing Club trial to hear van allegedly used in attack found 'not a million miles away' from accused's family home
# Court
# Court

Bray Boxing Club trial to hear van allegedly used in attack found 'not a million miles away' from accused's family home

Jun 30th 2021, 6:52 PM 13,393 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Cervi (34) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Bobby Messett in June 2018.

Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Estonian Kinahan hitman challenges extradition bid in High Court
# Imre Arakas
# Imre Arakas

Estonian Kinahan hitman challenges extradition bid in High Court

Jun 22nd 2021, 6:51 PM 24,521 Views 0 Comments

Imre Arakas (62) was jailed for his role in a Kinahan cartel murder plot.

Wednesday 16 June, 2021

DPP drops case against boy (16) accused of producing knife at party where Cameron Blair was killed
# Courts
# Courts

DPP drops case against boy (16) accused of producing knife at party where Cameron Blair was killed

Jun 16th 2021, 2:42 PM 14,294 Views 0 Comments

Charges against the teenager were dropped this morning.

Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Teenager to go to trial on Friday in connection with the murder of Cameron Blair
# Cameron Blair
# Cameron Blair

Teenager to go to trial on Friday in connection with the murder of Cameron Blair

May 26th 2021, 6:12 PM 21,781 Views 0 Comments

Cameron Blair was fatally stabbed in Cork in January 2020.

Friday 16 April, 2021

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told
# Anthony Rogers
# Anthony Rogers

Wheelchair user heard screaming 'help me I'm dying here' after being stabbed, court told

Apr 16th 2021, 7:02 PM 29,869 Views 0 Comments

The most serious injuries were to the left side of the deceased’s head and neck area, where there were 11 stab wounds, the court heard.

Thursday 15 April, 2021

Man (33) pleads guilty to being involved in attempted murder of Kinahan cartel target James 'Mago' Gately
# David Duffy
# David Duffy

Man (33) pleads guilty to being involved in attempted murder of Kinahan cartel target James 'Mago' Gately

Apr 15th 2021, 12:36 PM 13,485 Views 0 Comments

James Mago Gately was shot several times in 2017.

Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Man accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan to go on trial in June next year
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan to go on trial in June next year

Mar 23rd 2021, 1:20 PM 12,764 Views 0 Comments

Detective Garda Horkan died after he was shot while responding to an incident in Co Roscommon last year.

Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Accused in criminal trial granted permission to attend his trial remotely
# Courts
# Courts

Accused in criminal trial granted permission to attend his trial remotely

Feb 24th 2021, 7:27 PM 14,277 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said that it was an “unusual application but it comes out of the unusual times we live in”.

Thursday 4 February, 2021

Man found with almost €1 million in bag of onions - crime cash destined for Kinahan Cartel - will be returned to jail
# Kinahan Cartel
# Kinahan Cartel

Man found with almost €1 million in bag of onions - crime cash destined for Kinahan Cartel - will be returned to jail

Feb 4th 2021, 3:20 PM 38,139 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that after Joyce was cautioned by gardai, he made no comment other than indicating that he ‘liked onions’.

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