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Yesterday’s News


Friday 18 September, 2020

Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Jury begins considering verdict in trial of teenager accused of murdering another teen in Dublin park

Azzam Raguragui (18) was stabbed at Finsbury Park in May 2019.

Thursday 10 September, 2020

Teenager killed in Dublin park suffered four stab wounds including one that severed major artery, court hears

A 17-year-old has pleaded guilty to manslaughter but not guilty to the murder of Azzam Raguragui.

Thursday 3 September, 2020

Azzam Raguragui murder trial: Witness says he saw accused holding knife and hitting the teenager

The witness today gave evidence by video link.


Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Teenager stabbed 18-year-old to death following row over bicycle, court hears

The trial is expected to finish tomorrow.

Monday 31 August, 2020

17-year-old admits to killing teen but denies murder

He is charged with the murder of Azzam Raguragai (18) in May 2019.

Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Bang bang, you're dead': What the court heard about witness intimidation and interference in the Aaron Brady trial

The judge described a video shared on social media as a ‘deliberate’ attempt to intimidate witnesses.

Wednesday 12 August, 2020

From lies to a life sentence: The murder trial of Aaron Brady

Aaron Brady was found guilty of the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.

Aaron Brady has been found guilty of the capital murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

The jury of five men and seven women delivered their verdict today.


Monday 10 August, 2020

Aaron Brady found guilty of Lordship Credit Union robbery, with jury still considering capital murder charge

Brady was found guilty of involvement in the robbery that led to Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe being shot dead.

Thursday 23 July, 2020

Adrian Donohoe murder trial set to move to final phase after six months

The trial has been ongoing since late January.

Tuesday 21 July, 2020

'Very unusual' that no further action was taken by Homeland Security against witness in Garda murder trial

US immigration expert said that he had never seen a case where a visa overstayer was released.

Monday 20 July, 2020

Man accused of murdering Adrian Donohoe 'gave voluntary statement to Gardaí despite solicitor's advice'

Brady’s solicitor told the defence counsel that Brady was concerned about being linked to the murder on social media.

Friday 17 July, 2020

Man accused of murdering Adrian Donohoe denies he has characteristics of 'psychopath'

This was the fifth and final day Aaron Brady was giving evidence.


Monday 13 July, 2020

Accused denies murdering Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe

Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the capital murder of Adrian Donohoe in 2013.

Friday 26 June, 2020

'No length of time is long enough': Family of Patricia O'Connor react as those who covered up her murder sentenced

Richard O’Connor thanked the gardaí, DPP and Defence Forces outside court today.

Monday 22 June, 2020

Man accused of murder of Adrian Donohoe told bar tender he killed a garda, court hears

The bar tender today told the jury that Aaron Brady ‘ranted’ about having shot a garda.

Thursday 4 June, 2020

Third man charged over alleged Christy Keane murder plot

The man appeared before the Special Criminal Court today.

Monday 2 March, 2020

Gardaí found 'no evidence of intruder' at house linked to man accused of murdering Adrian Donohoe

Gardaí responded to a report of a suspicious male outside the house four days before Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead in 2013.

Thursday 27 February, 2020

Man accused of garda's murder told girlfriend to 'tell the truth' about his whereabouts on night of killing

Jessica King told the trial that she initially did not tell police the truth because Brady was on bail.

Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Man accused of murder of Adrian Donohoe texted his girlfriend to say he was loading a lorry around time of shooting

Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Adrian Donohoe.

Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Credit union volunteer tells of moment she thought robber was going to kill her

Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the detective garda’s murder.

Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Friday 31 January, 2020

Jury in Adrian Donohoe murder trial shown footage of moment Garda was shot dead

It is the prosecution’s case that Detective Sergeant Adrian Donohoe died from a single shotgun blast.

Thursday 30 January, 2020

Jury in Adrian Donohoe murder trial shown photo of Garda's gun still clipped into holster

Aaron Brady (28) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth in 2013.

Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Jury told to put ‘emotion aside’ in Garda Adrian Donohoe murder trial

Aaron Brady (28) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth in 2013.

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Four raiders went 'without hesitation' towards Adrian Donohoe's garda car, murder trial hears

Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was providing a Garda escort to credit union employees when he was shot, counsel said.

Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Son who kicked father to death was 'provoked' by 'domineering and controlling' man, court hears

Anthony Tims told his son he wished he’d never been born and called him a “disappointment”, the Central Criminal Court was told today.

Thursday 12 December, 2019

Man who stabbed Japanese student in Dundalk found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity

The jury spent 24 minutes considering their verdicts.

Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man pleads not guilty to murder of Japanese man in Dundalk by reason of insanity

A court heard today that victim Yosuke Sasaki (24) was a “fine, young man” who worked in a local factory in Dundalk.

Monday 18 November, 2019

Man found guilty of murder for stabbing musician to death in Sligo four years ago

Keith Brady had denied murdering Martin ‘Matt’ Kivlehan in August 2015.

Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Ana Kriegel case: Boy A given life sentence with review after 12 years. Boy B sentenced to 15 years, with review after 8

Both boys were 13 years of age when they murdered Ana Kriegel in an abandoned house in Lucan in 2018.

Friday 25 October, 2019

Sentence hearing for two boys convicted of Ana Kriegel murder to take place next week

In a hearing today, Mr Justice Paul McDermott was given psychological and psychiatric reports relating to Boy A and Boy B.

Thursday 24 October, 2019

Man charged with the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe to stand trial on 11 November

Garda Donohoe was shot dead on 25 January 2013.

Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Three building firms paid protection money to drug dealer, court hears

One of the companies that hired the two men was building houses for Dublin City Council.

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.

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