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Graham Dwyer and his estranged wife have released separate statements

Graham Dwyer doesn’t mention Elaine O’Hara in his statement, but Gemma Dwyer does.

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KILLER GRAHAM DWYER has released a statement thanking his legal team.

Dwyer, found guilty of the murder of Elaine O’Hara today, released the statement through his solicitors this evening, but makes no mention of Elaine O’Hara or the O’Hara family.

The statement in full:

I wish to take this opportunity to formally thank my legal team, my solicitor Jonathan Dunphy, senior counsel Remy Farrell, barristers Ronan Kennedy and Kate McCormack, for their work and dedication since 2013.
I also wish to thank my family, friends and colleagues for the continued unwavering support throughout this period.
To the members of the media, I am grateful for the privacy you have afforded both my family and people close to me during the trial.
I now respectfully ask that you continue to respect their privacy and I confirm that there will be no further comment by my family or myself concerning this case whatsoever. Thank you, Graham Dwyer.


Dwyer’s estranged wife Gemma has released a statement in which she has offered her condolences to the O’Hara family.

Gemma Dwyer and her immediate family have noted the proceedings of the court and its guilty verdict today.Their thoughts and condolences are with the O’Hara family for the grief and pain they are suffering.
In the interests of maintaining privacy, and in particular to protect the interests of her children, Gemma Dwyer and members of her immediate family – parents, siblings and children – will not be making any further comment now, or in the future, on the case.
The family would request that the media and members of the public respect their privacy in any further reporting or commentary, particularly with regard to the need to protect their children from any intrusion into their lives.

O’Hara’s family have released their own statement, saying that justice has been served.

Read: Graham Dwyer found GUILTY of the murder of Elaine O’Hara

Read: Elaine O’Hara’s family: ‘Justice has been served but we still suffer greatly’

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