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Monday 27 November, 2017

Brazilian man sentenced to eight years for killing man who assaulted and racially abused him
# Waterford
# Waterford

Brazilian man sentenced to eight years for killing man who assaulted and racially abused him

Nov 27th 2017, 1:34 PM 16,832 Views 59 Comments

James Banville died from a single stab wound to the heart in October 2016.

Wednesday 8 November, 2017

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder
# Courts
# Courts

'We'll never forgive him': Former British Army soldier jailed for life for Dublin chip shop murder

Nov 8th 2017, 8:13 PM 20,923 Views 21 Comments

66-year-old Donal Colgan was convicted today at his second trial for the murder of David Sheridan in August 2014.

Friday 27 October, 2017

Limerick biker given life sentence for murder of man in rival motorbike gang
# Court
# Court

Limerick biker given life sentence for murder of man in rival motorbike gang

Oct 27th 2017, 5:18 PM 18,517 Views 50 Comments

The dead man’s family said the deceased is a “hero” who will never be forgotten.

Monday 10 July, 2017

Man who admitted beating 62-year-old to death jailed for five years
# Terenure
# Terenure

Man who admitted beating 62-year-old to death jailed for five years

Jul 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 13,451 Views 31 Comments

Juries were unable to agree a verdict on murder charges against Gary Walsh in two trials.

Man jailed for life for murder of father with machine gun while dressed in drag
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for life for murder of father with machine gun while dressed in drag

Jul 10th 2017, 1:40 PM 27,065 Views 4 Comments

Christopher McDonald (34) was found guilty by unanimous verdict of the 2014 murder of Keith Walker in west Dublin.

Thursday 22 June, 2017

Man dressed in women's clothes asked directions to pigeon club before murdering man, court hears
# CLONSILLA SHOOTING
# CLONSILLA SHOOTING

Man dressed in women's clothes asked directions to pigeon club before murdering man, court hears

Jun 22nd 2017, 2:31 PM 16,510 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged that Christopher McDonald shot Keith Walker dead.

Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Mother called toddler a 'fake child' on day she killed him, court hears
# Hazel Waters
# Hazel Waters

Mother called toddler a 'fake child' on day she killed him, court hears

May 23rd 2017, 7:05 PM 37,363 Views 0 Comments

The sentencing hearing is taking place today.

Monday 8 May, 2017

Dublin woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of her two-year-old son
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of her two-year-old son

May 8th 2017, 11:34 AM 27,542 Views 0 Comments

Hazel Waters has pleaded guilty to manslaughter, but not guilty to murder.

Monday 24 April, 2017

Applause from family of teenager Daniel McAnaspie as man is sentenced to 13 years for manslaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Applause from family of teenager Daniel McAnaspie as man is sentenced to 13 years for manslaughter

Apr 24th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,924 Views 12 Comments

The 17-year-old’s decomposed body was found in a drainage ditch in County Meath, almost three months after he was stabbed to death.

Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man gets life sentence 30 years after murdering a pensioner and setting her home on fire
# Kilkenny
# Kilkenny

Man gets life sentence 30 years after murdering a pensioner and setting her home on fire

Apr 13th 2017, 6:03 PM 17,367 Views 19 Comments

John Joseph Malone murdered 69-year-old Ann ‘Nancy’ Smyth in 1987.

Monday 3 April, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie
# Daniel McAnaspie
# Daniel McAnaspie

Man sentenced to life in prison over murder of 17-year-old Daniel McAnaspie

Apr 3rd 2017, 6:23 PM 16,824 Views 0 Comments

Another man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter has had his sentencing adjourned.

Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Judge expects to endorse European arrest warrant to have Ian Bailey sent to France for trial
# High Court
# High Court

Judge expects to endorse European arrest warrant to have Ian Bailey sent to France for trial

Mar 21st 2017, 1:54 PM 13,505 Views 0 Comments

In 2012 the Supreme Court ruled against an endorsement of a European Arrest Warrant to have Bailey sent to France to face a murder charge.

Monday 20 March, 2017

Ian Bailey fails to show up for hearing regarding arrest warrant
# Courts
# Courts

Ian Bailey fails to show up for hearing regarding arrest warrant

Mar 20th 2017, 1:37 PM 20,577 Views 0 Comments

The application to endorse a European arrest warrant for Bailey for the alleged voluntary homicide of Sophie Toscan du Plantier will now be heard tomorrow.

Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears
# Trial
# Trial

Anne Shortall died from nine blows to her head and blockage to her airways, court hears

Mar 15th 2017, 6:01 PM 16,722 Views 0 Comments

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to her murder but guilty to her manslaughter.

Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Murder accused said he fell asleep in front of TV after beating woman to death with hammer
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Murder accused said he fell asleep in front of TV after beating woman to death with hammer

Mar 14th 2017, 6:15 PM 22,709 Views 0 Comments

Roy Webster has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall in 2015.

Friday 10 March, 2017

Roy Webster 'broke down and told gardaí he beat woman to death with a hammer', court hears
# Courts
# Courts

Roy Webster 'broke down and told gardaí he beat woman to death with a hammer', court hears

Mar 10th 2017, 6:12 PM 15,745 Views 0 Comments

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Anne Shortall.

Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Married man beat woman to death after she threatened to reveal affair, court hears
# Murder Case
# Murder Case

Married man beat woman to death after she threatened to reveal affair, court hears

Mar 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 26,781 Views 0 Comments

Roy Webster has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Anne Shortall, but pleaded guilty to her manslaughter.

Monday 6 March, 2017

Man sentenced to nine years for his part in killing of man over pedigree chihuahua
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to nine years for his part in killing of man over pedigree chihuahua

Mar 6th 2017, 1:34 PM 7,058 Views 16 Comments

He was found not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.

Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Jury in Daniel McAnaspie murder trial hears how teenager begged for his life
# Courts
# Courts

Jury in Daniel McAnaspie murder trial hears how teenager begged for his life

Mar 1st 2017, 5:52 PM 19,971 Views 0 Comments

30-year-old Richard Dekker has pleaded not guilty to the murder of the 17-year-old.

Monday 27 February, 2017

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua
# Navan
# Navan

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of man over pedigree chihuahua

Feb 27th 2017, 7:18 PM 10,686 Views 0 Comments

Josh Turner was found guilty earlier this month of murdering 27-year-old Christopher Nevin at a house in Navan on 19 November 2015

Monday 20 February, 2017

'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

'Only that for the life of my baby' - Family's anger over killer's 3-and-a-half-year sentence

Feb 20th 2017, 1:23 PM 22,119 Views 40 Comments

“He will never come back from the ground and she will be out in three years.”

Friday 17 February, 2017

Wife of man murdered in row over chihuahua throws water bottle as men convicted of killing
# Verdict
# Verdict

Wife of man murdered in row over chihuahua throws water bottle as men convicted of killing

Feb 17th 2017, 3:29 PM 24,370 Views 0 Comments

Outside the building Nevin’s family and friends stood shouting while gardai kept the families of the convicted men inside.

Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears
# Meath
# Meath

Row over chihuahua breeding led to man being killed with hatchet in Navan, court hears

Feb 1st 2017, 5:42 PM 15,851 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Nevin was killed in November of 2015.

Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Woman who stabbed boyfriend to death guilty of manslaughter
# Stabbed To Death
# Stabbed To Death

Woman who stabbed boyfriend to death guilty of manslaughter

Jan 25th 2017, 8:44 PM 16,394 Views 0 Comments

The couple had been drinking before she killed him.

Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Man who stabbed drug dealer in row over €100 cleared of murder but guilty of manslaughter
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stabbed drug dealer in row over €100 cleared of murder but guilty of manslaughter

Dec 14th 2016, 6:52 PM 7,532 Views 0 Comments

Edward Fitzgerald was killed in 2014.

Monday 14 November, 2016

"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient
# Courts
# Courts

"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient

Nov 14th 2016, 4:52 PM 16,208 Views 7 Comments

The woman’s son said he accepts the patient has a mental illness but said he will “never forgive him for what he did to my mother”.

Friday 4 November, 2016

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity over murder where woman was stabbed 100 times
# Courts
# Courts

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity over murder where woman was stabbed 100 times

Nov 4th 2016, 3:37 PM 15,027 Views 0 Comments

The jury returned a unanimous verdict.

Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Court hears garda found gun at end of trail from murder accused's home
# Athy
# Athy

Court hears garda found gun at end of trail from murder accused's home

Oct 18th 2016, 10:39 PM 15,694 Views 0 Comments

James Lammon has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Jason Doogue in the Green Hills area of Athy in 2015.

Monday 10 October, 2016

'We hope his death was not in vain': Family distraught as three men sentenced for murder
# Thomas Toddy Dooley
# Thomas Toddy Dooley

'We hope his death was not in vain': Family distraught as three men sentenced for murder

Oct 10th 2016, 7:28 PM 16,389 Views 28 Comments

All three men convicted of Thomas Dooley’s murder had previous convictions, ranging from arson to burglary.

Friday 5 August, 2016

Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley
# Offaly
# Offaly

Third man found guilty of murder of pensioner Thomas Dooley

Aug 5th 2016, 1:05 PM 12,092 Views 28 Comments

Two men were sentenced yesterday at the Criminal Courts in Dublin.

Thursday 4 August, 2016

Two men have been convicted of beating a 64-year-old to death
# Courts
# Courts

Two men have been convicted of beating a 64-year-old to death

Aug 4th 2016, 7:15 PM 13,197 Views 0 Comments

A third man has pleaded not guilty and the jury will consider its verdict in relation to him tomorrow.

Judge tells jury in murder trial that acquitting three accused would be "illogical"
# Edenderry
# Edenderry

Judge tells jury in murder trial that acquitting three accused would be "illogical"

Aug 4th 2016, 6:03 AM 14,527 Views 0 Comments

Justice Margaret Heneghan also described a non-guilty verdict as “theoretical”.

Thursday 9 June, 2016

Man who killed parents with axe found not guilty by reason of insanity
# Donegal
# Donegal

Man who killed parents with axe found not guilty by reason of insanity

Jun 9th 2016, 3:02 PM 11,779 Views 6 Comments

The jury of seven men and five women came back with unanimous verdicts on both counts.

Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears
# Donegal
# Donegal

Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears

Jun 8th 2016, 8:08 PM 18,013 Views 0 Comments

Julian Cuddihy pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of his parents.

Saturday 28 May, 2016

Man who beat his mother to death found not guilty by reason of insanity
# Courts
# Courts

Man who beat his mother to death found not guilty by reason of insanity

May 28th 2016, 12:06 PM 12,733 Views 22 Comments

Bijan Afshar had pleaded not guilty.

Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Man pleads not guilty by insanity to murdering mother with mug
# Courts
# Courts

Man pleads not guilty by insanity to murdering mother with mug

May 25th 2016, 2:33 PM 18,454 Views 0 Comments

The trial of Bijan Afshar is expected to last three days.

Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Lookout man found guilty of manslaughter over killing of dad-of-eight
# Courts
# Courts

Lookout man found guilty of manslaughter over killing of dad-of-eight

May 11th 2016, 7:04 PM 12,607 Views 5 Comments

Ross Allen, of Carrickmines, was found not guilty of murder.

Wednesday 20 April, 2016

A case against Denis O'Brien and Michael Lowry won't go ahead - because of a law from 1634
# Champerty
# Champerty

A case against Denis O'Brien and Michael Lowry won't go ahead - because of a law from 1634

Apr 20th 2016, 6:13 PM 31,602 Views 0 Comments

The plaintiff does not have the €10 million required to take the case.

Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Man stabbed to death after being mistaken for a gang member had a 'heart of gold', court hears
# Court
# Court

Man stabbed to death after being mistaken for a gang member had a 'heart of gold', court hears

Apr 12th 2016, 6:10 AM 19,801 Views 0 Comments

Adil Essalhi suffered 50 stab and chop wounds before his killers tried to set fire to his body.

Thursday 25 February, 2016

Former law lecturer who fled to Ireland after child pornography trial extradited back to Britain
# Dublin
# Dublin

Former law lecturer who fled to Ireland after child pornography trial extradited back to Britain

Feb 25th 2016, 9:55 PM 15,841 Views 0 Comments

The man was found guilty of possession of indecent images of a child last year.

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