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Yesterday’s News

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Friday 12 April, 2019

Jury asked to apply 'greatest skill' and 'skepticism' in case of murder accused Quirke

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Murder accused Pat Quirke went around Mary Lowry's farm 'as if he owned the place', court hears

Mary Lowry’s son was giving evidence at the Central Criminal Court today.

Monday 1 April, 2019

Fingerprints in Bobby Ryan's van did not belong to accused, court hears

Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.

Friday 29 March, 2019

Mary Lowry visited psychic in Nenagh after Bobby Ryan disappeared to 'see if that could help', court hears

Dr Michael Curtis told the court that pieces of concrete fell on Bobby Ryan’s body as Gardaí tried to recover it from the slurry tank.

Thursday 28 March, 2019

A recording of Mary Lowry and her new partner found on computer in Quirke's home, court told

Flor Cantillon and Mary Lowry were in a relationship for around two years, after the disappearance of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Bobby Ryan died from blunt force trauma to the head, court hears

The court also heard that it is possible that Ryan’s body was placed rather than thrown into the tank where it was found.

Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'A downright lie': Patrick Quirke denies demanding money from Mary Lowry, court hears

Quirke said Lowry did give him a €20,000 loan, but denied receiving a cheque for €50,000, a trial heard today.

Saturday 16 March, 2019

Banned hit-and-run driver who seriously injured cyclist jailed for five years

Jonathan Wainyae pleaded guilty to causing serious bodily injury.

Friday 15 March, 2019

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon discharged the jury until next Wednesday this afternoon.

Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Doctor gave Patrick Quirke anti-depressants after he claimed he was stressed over affair, court told

A GP said Quirke was “upset” at Mary Lowry’s relationship with Bobby Ryan.

Thursday 28 February, 2019

Murder accused Patrick Quirke told gardaí that ex-lover Mary Lowry was 'vicious' and 'verbally abusive'

Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Patrick Quirke murder trial hears about hair clip taken from farm tank where Bobby Ryan's body was found

Ryan was found almost two years after going missing.

Monday 25 February, 2019

Gardaí found evidence of blood stains at home of DJ Bobby Ryan's girlfriend, court hears

Patrick Quirke is currently on trial accused of the murder of Ryan.

Friday 22 February, 2019

Mr Moonlight trial: Pathologist said injuries 'could be result of traffic collision or serious assault'

Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan was found dead almost two years after going missing

Friday 15 February, 2019

Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm

Garda Conor Ryan was giving evidence today in the trial of Patrick Quirke, accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Thursday 14 February, 2019

Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'

The Central Criminal Court heard of interviews conducted by gardaí with Patrick Quirke this afternoon.

Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Wife of accused phoned gardaí when DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found, courts hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Monday 11 February, 2019

Gardaí searched lands where DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found but discovered nothing, court hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears

Patrick Quirke is accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan on a date between 3 June 2011 and April 2013.

Monday 4 February, 2019

Partner of man whose body was found in slurry pit was 'shaking and upset' on day he disappeared

The man’s son told a jury he felt “straight away something wasn’t right”.

Friday 1 February, 2019

Woman whose boyfriend was killed and dumped in slurry pit complained to gardaí over missing person posters

Mary Lowry has finished giving evidence after four days in the trial of Patrick Quirke.

Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Witness in slurry pit murder trial claims her relationship with accused was a 'seedy affair'

Mary Lowry took the stand for the first time in the trial at the Central Criminal Court today.

Monday 14 January, 2019

Mother of man shot dead in front of home: 'I will never understand why anyone would want to hurt him'

Doris O’Neill made a statement during the sentencing hearing for Warren Nolan who was shot Alan O’Neill.

Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'It was either him or me': Murder accused tells court victim came at him with a knife

Keith Connorton (40) is accused of stabbing his ex-partner’s lover to death in February 2017.

Monday 10 December, 2018

Man (22) found guilty of murdering Alan O'Neill

Warren Nolan was found guilty of killing the 35 year-old in May 2015.

Friday 30 November, 2018

Rita Apine murder trial: Partner found not guilty and told he's 'free to go'

Renars Veigulis of Old Bridge Street in Freshford was accused of killing her.

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Armagh man accused of murdering Garda Adrian Donohoe in Louth car park to go on trial next year

The officer, a married father-of-two, was killed while on duty.

Thursday 18 October, 2018

Man (37) who killed nephew's friend sentenced to 9 years in prison

The victim’s brother told the court that his family took no comfort knowing that Michael O’Dwyer died “afraid and alone”.

Thursday 11 October, 2018

Man (54) was 'savagely beaten' and stripped following drunken row over a cigarette, murder trial hears

Anthony Walsh (31) has admitted killing but pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dermot Byrne.

Man found guilty of manslaughter of Louth taxi driver

Joseph Hillen admitted stabbing Martin Mulligan to death following an alleged row over illegal dumping.

Thursday 30 August, 2018

Freddie Thompson found guilty of feud murder of David Douglas

He will receive the mandatory life sentence.

Thursday 2 August, 2018

'Guilty of f***ing what' - Dublin man shouts in court when found guilty of Louth double murder

Jason O’Driscoll has been found guilty of the murders of Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond in Co Louth in March 2012.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Man who shot dead a dissident republican in pub car park gets life sentence

Dean Evans apologised to his victim’s family and said he made decisions as a younger man that he would not make today.

'Hooded Man' Kevin Hannaway gets three years and nine months for assisting the IRA

Hannaway was one of a number of men interned at a secret base in Derry in 1971.

Friday 20 July, 2018

Man pleads guilty to murder after being arrested in Spain following failure to show up for trial

Dean Evans pleaded guilty to his role in the murder of Peter Butterly today.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of four children

The court heard that the Wicklow man attempted to strangle two of the children.

Thursday 12 July, 2018

Two brothers found guilty of murder of gunman while father is acquitted

Dean and Jason Bradley have been found guilty of the murder of Neil Reilly.

Monday 9 July, 2018

Youngest of three brothers accused of Dublin murder acquitted before jury begin deliberations

Ryan Bradley’s father Paul is also on trial for the alleged murder of Neil Reilly in Lucan in January 2017.

Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Man pleads guilty to attempted murder of teenager at popular hiking spot in Dublin

The incident happened in June 2016.

Friday 27 April, 2018

Man accused of attempted murder of wife with hammer found not guilty by reason of insanity

Tomas Gajowniczek was also found not guilty of recklessly causing serious harm.

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