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Yesterday’s News

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Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Two men jailed for total of 20 years for helping gang to murder Vinnie Ryan

Ryan’s partner described him as a “great father and a great man” outside court today.

Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Two men plead guilty to helping crime gang murder Vinnie Ryan in February 2016

Vinnie Ryan (25) was a brother of Real IRA leader Alan Ryan, who was shot dead in 2012.

Monday 22 July, 2019

Full probation reports on boys who murdered Ana Kriégel won't be given to each other's legal teams

Justice McDermott then said he does not want any more than five members of the media present in court when the boys are sentenced next October.

Monday 8 July, 2019

Irish Daily Mail fined €25,000 over front page headline published during Ana Kriegel trial

Mr Justice Paul McDermott said there was “no effective editorial control over the manner in which the story was conveyed to the public”.

Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Love rival' trial: Seven days of deliberation and no verdict

The six men and six women will continue considering their verdict tomorrow.

Friday 5 April, 2019

Garda made note saying 'Mary Lowry had his head melted', court told

The garda made a note of it in his notebook but does not remember who said it.

Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Handwritten note about DJ Bobby Ryan's disappearance found in murder accused's house

Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Patrick Quirke in April 2013.

Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'Love rival' trial: DNA expert found 'no evidence' of serious assault in Mary Lowry's home

Lowry’s home was the last place Bobby Ryan was seen alive.

Monday 18 February, 2019

Insect expert says tank where body was found was opened weeks prior to discovery

Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Quirke in April 2013.

Thursday 24 January, 2019

Jury in trial of farmer accused of murdering love rival to visit farm where body was found

The body of Bobby Ryan, a DJ who went by the name Mr Moonlight, was found in 2013.

Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Farmer accused of murdering love rival and hiding naked body in slurry pit

The trial of 50-year-old Patrick Quirke opened today.

Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Man, 70, found not guilty of murdering his partner of 36 years in Rathmines self-defence case

Des Duffy told the trial that he was acting in self-defence when he pushed against Dessie Sullivan’s neck on 23 May 2016.

Monday 22 October, 2018

Brian Rattigan pleads guilty to Declan Gavin manslaughter and apologises to victim's family

Gavin was stabbed to death outside an Abrakebabra on Crumlin Road on 25 August 2001.

Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Brothers sentenced for murdering man who fired gun at their Lucan home

Jason Bradley inflicted seven chop wounds with a sharp weapon on Neil Reilly before Dean Bradley drove over him.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Man pleads guilty to unlawfully killing nephew's friend

Tadhg Butler was remanded in custody until a sentence hearing on 18 October.

Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital

During his trial, the jury heard the man punched his partner in the face, stuffed underwear in her mouth and gouged her eyes with his thumbs.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Man accused of attempted killing of wife with hammer is suffering from a mental illness, court told

Consultant psychiatrist at the Central Mental Hospital Dr Conor O’Neill was called by the defence.

Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Father accused of murdering his baby told doctor who arrived on scene to 'do something'

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

Monday 5 March, 2018

Nurse tells court she is unsure a father followed her instructions as baby choked on tissue

John Tighe has pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua on 1 June 2013.

Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Student pleads guilty to murder of Leo Carolan at Dublin flat

Carolan, 25, was killed in October 2016.

Thursday 24 November, 2016

Jury discharged from murder trial after they spot 29 second gap in crucial CCTV evidence

Donal Colgan has pleaded not guilty to murdering David Sheridan.