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Last month
November 2023
Man found guilty of murder of Bobby Messett, but acquitted of attempted murder of Pete Taylor
Gerard Cervi had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Robert ‘Bobby’ Messett in 2018.
Murder accused husband told consultant psychiatrist he had to kill wife
The accused also told the psychiatrist that his wife “wasn’t part of the plan” and said he had stabbed her in the throat using a kitchen knife.
This year
Jonathan Dowdall loses appeal against severity of his four-year prison sentence
The court dismissed the former Sinn Féin councillor’s bid to have his jail time reduced.
Convicted murderer and another man plead guilty to possession of submachine gun
The men are charged with having a PAK PM-63 submachine gun in their possession at M11 Southbound, Shankill in Dublin on 7 May 2020.
Young man murdered in a row over a small amount of debt, court told
Ademola Giwa was fatally stabbed in the neck in Tallaght in August 2021 in a row over a small debt and a stolen scooter.
'The Monk' acquitted: The full story of the Regency Hotel murder trial
Gerard Hutch was found not guilty yesterday in the trial for the murder of David Byrne in the Regency Hotel in Dublin in 2016.
Gerard Hutch prosecution stands or falls on evidence of Jonathan Dowdall, barrister tells court
Brendan Grehan SC, for Hutch, gave his closing speech this afternoon.
Last year
Jonathan Dowdall tells court that Hutch said he and another man had shot David Byrne
Dowdall said Hutch told him that he and another man shot David Byrne dead at the Regency hotel.
Gerard Hutch tells Dowdall that Kinahan cartel want 'to be the biggest gang in Europe'
The conversations were captured by a garda bugging device when Dowdall and Hutch allegedly travelled back from the North.
Hutch recordings: Dowdall tells 'The Monk' that accused's 'best move' was 'particular yokes used'
The prosecution alleges this is a reference to three AK-47 assault rifles used by the gunmen who murdered David Byrne.
Hutch trial hears garda tracker records believed destroyed have now been recovered
Prosecutors told the court that the data had been found on a desktop computer that was listed for destruction.
Gerry Hutch trial: Three AK-47s found in boot of car following 'intervention' by Garda
Hutch (59) denies the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016.
Clare man to go on trial tomorrow accused of murdering mother-of-two in Ennis last year
Patrick Ballard, formerly of Ashfield Court Hotel, Ennis, Co Clare was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court today.
Man pleads guilty to murdering younger brother at their home in north Dublin
Gary Murtagh originally pleaded guilty to manslaughter of his brother Paul Murtagh at their family home in 2020.
George Bento murder trial: what the jury didn't hear
On the final day Bento gave evidence, around 30 people in Deliveroo uniforms came to court to support their fellow worker.
Josh Dunne trial: Delivery cyclist told Gardaí he was 'not a murderer'
The accused initially considered travelling to Portugal before changing his mind, the court heard.