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Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Teen who attempted to murder woman he met online was exposed to extreme pornography from young age, court hears

The teenager had pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a woman he met online in 2017.

Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man admits killing housemate after poker game with knife taken from Cavan meat factory

Tomasz Paszkiewicz pleads not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

Friday 31 May, 2019

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner

Adam Nolan is being treated in the Central Mental Hospital.

Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Woman found guilty of killing her boyfriend but is cleared of his murder

Mother of two Inga Ozolina (48) had pleaded not guilty to murdering Lithuanian native Audrius Pukas in Roscrea in 2016.

Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Journalist found not guilty by reason of insanity of murdering her flatmate

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old.

Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Woman pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder of her flatmate in South Dublin

Prosecuting counsel said the jury would have to decide if she was suffering from a mental disorder.

Friday 12 April, 2019

Psychiatric report ordered on teenager who tried to murder woman he met online

He had met his 25-year-old victim on the Whisper social media app, where he had pretended to be 19.

Monday 25 March, 2019

'You left me for dead': Teenage boy pleads guilty to attempted murder of woman he met on social media, court hears

The young woman delivered a highly emotional victim impact statement to the court.

Thursday 21 March, 2019

'My baby boy is gone forever': Man jailed for life for murdering fellow drug dealer

Rihards Lavickis (26) had pleaded not guilty to murder, but guilty to manslaughter.

Friday 15 March, 2019

Murder accused ‘put more effort into’ striking deceased with knife after first attempts didn’t work

The jury in his murder trial was hearing the memos of his interviews being read to the Central Criminal Court today.

Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Woman found guilty of trying to murder stranger as she walked home from work

Laura Kenna had argued that she was legally insane at the time.

Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Teen charged with murder of Anastasia Kriegel allowed to spend Christmas with grandparents

Two teenage boys have been charged with the 14-year-old’s murder.

Friday 14 December, 2018

Man (79) to be extradited to US over FBI's claims he produces child pornography

The US-Irish citizen, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, had objected to his extradition to New York.

Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Limerick man cleared of murder but found guilty of the manslaughter of 'annoying' beggar

The jury took less than four hours to reach a unanimous verdict of not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter.

Monday 10 December, 2018

40 year-old goes on trial over fatal stabbing of man in relationship with his ex-partner

Keith Connorton has gone on trial charged with the killing of 29-year-old Graham McKeever in 2017.

Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Murder trial collapses over Prime Time discussion about another case

Five members of the jury had watched last night’s segment on the defence of provocation.

Friday 23 November, 2018

Teenager admits trying to kill woman last Christmas

He was charged with attempting to murder the woman on 23 December 2017.

Two Dubliners to be sentenced to life in prison over murder of man killed on his way to drug deal

Andrew Guerrine was on his way to sell diazepam tablets to an unnamed person on the night he was killed.

Tuesday 6 November, 2018

'The worst part of it all was being told our son was a torso in a suitcase'

Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting O’Brien dead and dismembering his body.

Friend convicted of murdering Kenneth O'Brien and dismembering his body with a chainsaw

Paul Wells Snr (50) had admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

Monday 5 November, 2018

Jury begins deliberating in trial of murder accused who allegedly 'chopped' friend up with chainsaw

Paul Wells Snr (50) has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

Friday 2 November, 2018

Judge highlights 'disturbing disposal of body' in Kenneth O’Brien murder trial

Justice Paul McDermott said: “In this case, there are disturbing elements in relation to the disposal of the body,” as he began his charge.

Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Muzzle of weapon was pressed against head' of man whose dismembered remains were found, court hears

Paul Wells Snr has admitted shooting dead fellow Dubliner Kenneth O’Brien and dismembering his body.

Thursday 25 October, 2018

'I was half-expecting him to wake up': Court hears how man dismembered friend's body with chainsaw

The Central Criminal Court heard evidence by Paul Wells Snr in his trial for the murder of Kenneth O’Brien.

Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Murder trial halted as jurors targeted in phone scam

The trial surrounding the death of Kenneth O’Brien is due to resume today.

Friday 12 October, 2018

Woman whose partner's body was found in canal 'collapsed when she heard about alleged affair'

Eimear Dunne told the Central Criminal Court she received a break-up text sent from somebody purporting to be her partner.

Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Dublin man admits shooting father-of-one and dismembering his body

Kenneth O’Brien’s dismembered body was discovered in a canal, near Celbridge, Co Kildare.

Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Man killed after row over who owned can of drink, court hears

Paul Keating has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of Mark Richardson.

Friday 5 October, 2018

Man jailed for life for murdering woman he met in an addiction treatment centre

31-year-old Samantha Walsh was beaten to death in April 2017.

Tuesday 2 October, 2018

30-year-old man pleads guilty to murdering mother-of-four Samantha Walsh in Waterford city last year

Danny Whelan, of no fixed abode, will receive a mandatory life sentence for the crime.

Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Teen receives suspended sentence for impeding investigation into murder committed by his brothers

36-year-old Neil Reilly was murdered in Lucan in January last year.

Monday 16 July, 2018

Dublin man jailed for attempting to murder teen at Hell Fire Club

Michael Corbett was sentenced to nine years in prison but six of them were suspended.

Monday 2 July, 2018

Judge praises friends for saving teenager from knife-wielding man in throes of psychotic episode at Hellfire Club

Michael Corbett (28) had attacked the 17-year-old with his own knife after chatting to him and his two friends.

Friday 29 June, 2018

Two men found in burning car died of gunshot wounds to their heads, court hears

A 35-year-old Dubliner is charged with murdering the two men.

Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Murder trial hears of how bodies of two men were found 'fused together' in burnt out car

A 34-year-old Dubliner is charged with murdering the two men.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Thursday 3 May, 2018

Fingerprints of Freddie Thompson found in two cars allegedly linked to killing, court hears

A fingerprint expert gave evidence this morning in court.

Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Freddie Thompson was 'one of many fingers on the trigger' in killing of man, court told

David Douglas was murdered on 1 July 2016.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Jury fails to reach verdict in case of man accused of murdering nephew’s friend with a butcher’s knife

The man had previously been sentenced to life in prison for the murder – but had that conviction quashed.

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