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# Courts
Friends of murder-accused were concerned about her state of mind before stabbing, court hears
Christina Anderson (41) is charged with murdering Gareth Kelly (39), who was stabbed five times.
# stephen silver
Garda murder accused was not psychotic at time of shooting, pyschiatrist tells court
Stephen Silver (46) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan on 17 June 2020.
# Court
Enoch Burke's mother removed from Court of Appeal following interruption
The school teacher has been incarcerated since last month for being in contempt of court.
# Courts
Man accused of murdering Garda Colm Horkan said he 'wasn't a very good' detective, court hears
Stephen Silver has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Detective Garda Horkan on 17 June 2020.
# kinahan
CAB to serve papers on Daniel Kinahan by registered post
Kinahan will have 35 days to indicate if he intends to defend the proceedings.
# Courts
Jury in Urantsetseg Tserendorj murder trial wants to know height of deceased and accused
The jury also asked for the definition of murder and manslaughter.
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# Courts
Man found guilty of murdering wife by stabbing her to death in Dublin home
Alan Ward (54) had pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife Catherine Ward (41).
# Trial
'Highly unlikely' Anne Colomines stabbed herself to death, pathologist tells court
Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife at the apartment they shared in 2017.
# Yusuf Ali Abdi
Father's murder conviction deemed miscarriage of justice after 16 years in prison
The court said Yusuf Ali Abdi (48) “should never have been convicted”.
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
Kevin Lunney was still in pain and fearful one month after abduction, doctor tells trial
The Special Criminal Court heard that wounds to Kevin Lunney’s face required 24 stitches.
# Special Criminal Court
Kevin Lunney trial: Barrister says gardaí breaching privacy and constitutional rights of citizens
Four men have pleaded not guilty to abducting and assaulting Mr Lunnye.
# Courts
Teenager sentenced to life detention with review after eight years for murder of defenceless man
The accused (17) pleaded guilty earlier this year to the murder of Romanian national Claudio Robu (39).
# Central Criminal Court
Man strangled wife to death after she was out with another man, trial hears
Counsel for Rafal Karaczynsaid the accused man’s marriage to Natalia Karaczyn was “not terribly happy” but they stayed living together for their children.
# aidan mcmenamy
Anthony Paget found guilty of murdering estranged wife's partner
Paget stabbed Aidan McMenamy to death in 2019.
# Courts
Man goes on trial charged with murdering ex-wife's partner during 'argument'
Anthony Paget (46) has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.
# Courts
Man who abused young cousin over six-year period appeals conviction
The jury at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court found the appellant guilty in 2019.
# david berney
Storm 'Emma' looter must stay on the 'straight and narrow' or else he'll be sent to prison
David Berney was high on cocaine at the time.
# Courts
Irishman (45) wanted in US where he was convicted of attempting to entice child for indecent purposes
Martin Jude Wall was arrested by gardaí yesterday.
# Mr Moonlight
'Mr Moonlight' appeal: Evidence of Pat Quirke's behaviour was necessary to set out context, DPP argues
Pat Quirke was convicted last year of the murder of popular DJ and father-of-two Bobby “Mr Moonlight” Ryan.
# glen osbourne
Man (20) stabbed to death after calling his teenage murderer a 'rat' during a drug-row
Glen Osbourne was stabbed to death in Ballybough, Dublin, earlier this year.
# Mark Crawford
Mark Crawford sentenced to life in prison for cocaine-fuelled murder of man in Limerick pub
Patrick O’Connor was just 24-years-old when he died.
# Courts
Friend of teen accused of murdering 18-year-old during melee said he brought knife used in assault
He said the accused, who is also a minor, didn’t know about the knife until he saw the witness with it in the park.
# ana kriegel trial
Boy A and Boy B parents may be interviewed ahead of sentencing
Boy A and Boy B were last month convicted of the murder of 14-year-old Ana Kriegel.
# Mr Moonlight
Secret 'intimate recordings' and Joe O'Reilly internet search - what the 'love rival' jury didn't hear
The recordings were ruled as inadmissible because his defence team argued they would suggest to the jury that he had “strange sexual proclivities” and could prejudice them against him.
# Mr Moonlight
Prosecution case against Patrick Quirke is 'forensically barren', court told
Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.
# handwriting expert
'What the guards will know': Expert tells court of indentations found on page in Patrick Quirke home
DJ Bobby Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Patrick Quirke in April 2013.
# Patrick Quirke
Murder trial hears of agony aunt letter and claims of underwear stolen from washing line
The trial continued today in the case of Patrick Quirke, accused of killing Bobby Ryan in Tipperary.
# Courts
'His dignity was taken in an absolutely savage way': Family's reaction as man sentenced to life in prison for murder
Anthony Walsh had admitted stealing a bank card and a lighter from the deceased man.