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#Cold Case

# cold-case - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Body washed ashore in Scotland in 2006 may have come from Dublin Bay
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Body washed ashore in Scotland in 2006 may have come from Dublin Bay

Sep 6th 2022, 11:20 AM 37,671 Views 10 Comments

The Scottish Cold Case Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University have used facial reconstruction and tidal flows to try and solve the mystery.

# cold-case - Monday 25 July, 2022

Deirdre Jacob: Commissioner says Gardaí will ‘take stock’ after DPP decide against prosecution
# Deirdre Jacob
# Deirdre Jacob

Deirdre Jacob: Commissioner says Gardaí will ‘take stock’ after DPP decide against prosecution

Jul 25th 2022, 4:06 PM 26,959 Views 6 Comments

Deirdre Jacob was 18 years old when she disappeared near her home in Newbridge in Co Kildare in July 1998.

# cold-case - Thursday 30 June, 2022

The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation
# Case Review
# Case Review

The du Plantier murder review: Inside a garda cold case investigation

Updated Jun 30th 2022, 8:30 AM 36,681 Views 0 Comments

The Serious Crime Review Team was set up in 2007 to find answers to long unsolved murders.

# cold-case - Monday 10 January, 2022

Garda Commissioner issues written apology to man wrongly convicted of 1971 killing of Una Lynskey
# Martin Conmey
# Martin Conmey

Garda Commissioner issues written apology to man wrongly convicted of 1971 killing of Una Lynskey

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 8:51 PM 63,950 Views 31 Comments

19-year-old Una Lynskey was killed near her home in Co Meath in 1971.

# cold-case - Monday 22 November, 2021

Gardaí make appeal to identify man found dead in Meath 30 years ago
# Crimecall
# Crimecall

Gardaí make appeal to identify man found dead in Meath 30 years ago

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 7:30 PM 30,920 Views 7 Comments

A sketch of the deceased man and new forensic evidence is hoped to identify the man who was found dead in 1991.

# cold-case - Monday 15 November, 2021

Dig to begin in England in search for teenage girl who disappeared 21 years ago
# Sarah Benford
# Sarah Benford

Dig to begin in England in search for teenage girl who disappeared 21 years ago

Nov 15th 2021, 3:21 PM 18,887 Views 3 Comments

Sarah Benford was last seen in the Kettering area of Northamptonshire on 6 April 2000.

# cold-case - Friday 5 November, 2021

Gardaí renew witness appeal into 2007 Gussie Hornibrook murder
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Gardaí renew witness appeal into 2007 Gussie Hornibrook murder

Nov 5th 2021, 2:51 PM 14,190 Views 1 Comment

The body of Gussie Hornibrook was discovered at his home in Templeacre Avenue, Gurranabraher, Cork city on November 6, 2007

# cold-case - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Gardaí issue appeal for information over murder of baby found dead in Dun Laoghaire in 1973
# Baby Noleen Murphy
# Baby Noleen Murphy

Gardaí issue appeal for information over murder of baby found dead in Dun Laoghaire in 1973

Oct 15th 2020, 12:24 PM 20,835 Views 0 Comments

A 2007 inquest identified Cynthia Owen as the mother of baby Noleen Murphy.

# cold-case - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Taoiseach backs investigation into loyalist murder of Louth man
# Seamus Ludlow
# Seamus Ludlow

Taoiseach backs investigation into loyalist murder of Louth man

Sep 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 20,999 Views 10 Comments

Seamus Ludlow was killed on his way home from a pub in Dundalk in 1976.

# cold-case - Friday 24 July, 2020

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?

Jul 24th 2020, 4:17 PM 450,771 Views 25 Comments

A claim that started in the US, which suggests that a case of cold or flu, or a previous vaccine against them, can give a positive Covid-19 test result, has reached Ireland.

# cold-case - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Calls for new forensic photos of Amy Fitzpatrick who has been missing for 11 years
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Calls for new forensic photos of Amy Fitzpatrick who has been missing for 11 years

Oct 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 67,382 Views 29 Comments

Amy went missing in January 2008.

# cold-case - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney

Jun 26th 2019, 10:50 AM 26,553 Views 3 Comments

The mother-of-two’s body was discovered two months after she went missing in 1984.

# cold-case - Monday 13 May, 2019

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward

May 13th 2019, 8:45 PM 26,970 Views 4 Comments

The 20 year-old went missing in Limerick in 2000.

# cold-case - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Arrest in Australian cold case made famous by 'Teacher's Pet' podcast
# Chris Dawson
# Chris Dawson

Arrest in Australian cold case made famous by 'Teacher's Pet' podcast

Dec 5th 2018, 8:33 AM 38,011 Views 2 Comments

The body of Lynette Dawson has never been recovered.

# cold-case - Monday 27 August, 2018

Man arrested in Spain over killing of 11-year-old Dutch boy in 1998
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Man arrested in Spain over killing of 11-year-old Dutch boy in 1998

Aug 27th 2018, 8:31 AM 27,580 Views 12 Comments

Nick Verstappen went missing from a summer camp in August 1998 and was later found dead.

# cold-case - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe

Jul 9th 2018, 5:48 PM 21,227 Views 56 Comments

Gsoc has published a scathing report into deficiencies in the investigation files into the priest’s murder.

# cold-case - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Cold case appeal for information on brutal murder of Limerick teen in 2007
# Jeffrey Hannan
# Jeffrey Hannan

Cold case appeal for information on brutal murder of Limerick teen in 2007

Jun 13th 2018, 1:52 PM 13,806 Views 2 Comments

19-year-old Jeffrey Hannan was murdered in violent circumstances on 22 November 2007.

# cold-case - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected
# Mark Nash
# Mark Nash

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected

May 8th 2018, 5:15 PM 31,391 Views 8 Comments

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women, whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman 21 years ago.

# cold-case - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Apr 17th 2018, 3:31 PM 16,412 Views 0 Comments

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

# cold-case - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
# Cahersiveen
# Cahersiveen

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga

Jan 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 43,624 Views 118 Comments

But one is all we’re likely to get.

# cold-case - Monday 9 October, 2017

Former RFU director Rob Andrew heaps World Cup blame on Lancaster in his new book
# Cold Case
From The42
# Cold Case

Former RFU director Rob Andrew heaps World Cup blame on Lancaster in his new book

Oct 9th 2017, 2:42 PM 8,600 Views 13 Comments

Andrew claims Lancaster was ‘dictatorial’ in the build-up to the tournament.

# cold-case - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say

May 31st 2017, 1:55 PM 13,188 Views 0 Comments

French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# cold-case - 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 17,408 Views 19 Comments

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

'They think I'm a monster': US court rules Belfast-born man innocent of killing child in 1957
# Exonerated
# Exonerated

'They think I'm a monster': US court rules Belfast-born man innocent of killing child in 1957

Apr 13th 2017, 10:51 AM 23,187 Views 5 Comments

Jack McCullough was convicted of the murder of Maria Ridulph in 2012.

Witnesses, DNA and a murderer's own guilt: From unsolved homicide to case closed
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

Witnesses, DNA and a murderer's own guilt: From unsolved homicide to case closed

Apr 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,213 Views 2 Comments

The garda serious crime review team is tasked with examining cold cases, but how does our system compare with other jurisdictions?

# cold-case - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

The unsolved case of Felix McCann: Savagely beaten to death in a south Dublin shed
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

The unsolved case of Felix McCann: Savagely beaten to death in a south Dublin shed

Apr 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,476 Views 11 Comments

What happens when nobody advocates for the victim?

# cold-case - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'What did she go through?': The unsolved murder of a young Clare woman
# Cold Cases
# Cold Cases

'What did she go through?': The unsolved murder of a young Clare woman

Apr 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 77,876 Views 11 Comments

Interpol is involved in the worldwide investigation into the death of Emer O’Loughlin.

Jim Mulqueen: A 'lovely, educated' man murdered in his own home at 92
# Cold Cases
# Cold Cases

Jim Mulqueen: A 'lovely, educated' man murdered in his own home at 92

Apr 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,124 Views 5 Comments

The elderly man, who is fondly remembered by his community, was murdered during a suspected break-in.

# cold-case - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dessie Fox: The violent killing of an 'incredible family man'
# Cold Cases
# Cold Cases

Dessie Fox: The violent killing of an 'incredible family man'

Apr 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 37,128 Views 8 Comments

As part of this week’s Getting Away With Murder Series, we go back to 1990 and the killing of a father-of-three in Kildare.

# cold-case - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Member of bible study group strangled a widowed pensioner and set fire to her home, court hears
# John Joseph Malone
# John Joseph Malone

Member of bible study group strangled a widowed pensioner and set fire to her home, court hears

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:53 PM 13,721 Views 0 Comments

John Joseph Malone is charged with murdering 69-year-old Ann (Nancy) Smyth on 11 September 1987.

# cold-case - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
# Cold Cases
# Cold Cases

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,472 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

# cold-case - Monday 27 February, 2017

Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance
# Wexford
# Wexford

Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance

Feb 27th 2017, 10:34 AM 18,091 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí switched the case to a murder inquiry in 2005.

# cold-case - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979
# Etan Patz
# Etan Patz

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979

Feb 14th 2017, 8:43 PM 21,638 Views 4 Comments

Etan Patz was walking to school on his own for the first time when he disappeared in May 1979.

# cold-case - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Gussie Shanahan's disappearance: Gardaí ask for help with 17-year-old cold case
# Limerick
# Limerick

Gussie Shanahan's disappearance: Gardaí ask for help with 17-year-old cold case

Feb 7th 2017, 7:46 PM 16,357 Views 4 Comments

Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan, the youngest in a family of four, has been missing since February 2000.

# cold-case - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer
# Bill Medley
# Bill Medley

Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer

Jan 31st 2017, 1:10 PM 36,514 Views 12 Comments

A controversial DNA technique known as familial DNA was used to identify the killer.

# cold-case - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'A brutal and frenzied attack': New appeal into 1982 murder of Late Late Show set designer
# Crimecall
# Crimecall

'A brutal and frenzied attack': New appeal into 1982 murder of Late Late Show set designer

Jan 24th 2017, 5:28 PM 23,911 Views 4 Comments

A friend of Charlie Self’s appealed for those with information to come forward.

# cold-case - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The unsolved murder of Michael Gallagher, stabbed to death in his kitchen, is a decade old
# Cold Case
# Cold Case

The unsolved murder of Michael Gallagher, stabbed to death in his kitchen, is a decade old

Jan 18th 2017, 6:04 AM 15,848 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal for information.

# cold-case - Friday 30 December, 2016

Man in his 60s released without charge in 1991 disappearance case
# Charles Brooke Pickard
# Charles Brooke Pickard

Man in his 60s released without charge in 1991 disappearance case

Dec 30th 2016, 7:16 PM 10,373 Views 8 Comments

On 26 April 1991, Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into his own van by a group of masked men.

# cold-case - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Man in his 60s arrested in connection with disappearance in Kerry over 25 years ago
# Charles Brook Pickard
# Charles Brook Pickard

Man in his 60s arrested in connection with disappearance in Kerry over 25 years ago

Dec 29th 2016, 6:04 PM 28,924 Views 17 Comments

Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into the back of his own van in April 1991, and hasn’t been seen since.

# cold-case - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Gardaí are to begin digging in a Kerry forest for a man missing for 25 years
# Abducted
# Abducted

Gardaí are to begin digging in a Kerry forest for a man missing for 25 years

Sep 13th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,241 Views 19 Comments

The search is just 1km from where Charles Brooke Pickard’s car was found 25 years ago.

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