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#John McAreavey

# john-mcareavey - Monday 26 March, 2018

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Bishop of Dromore John McAreavey

The former Bishop of Raphoe, Philip Boyce, has been named as McAreavey’s replacement.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 1 March, 2018

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

# john-mcareavey - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

John McAreavey offers €50,000 reward in Mauritius for information on his wife's murder

McAreavey has travelled to Mauritius in an attempt to kickstart the investigation into his wife’s murder on their honeymoon in 2011.

# john-mcareavey - Monday 3 April, 2017

Michaela McAreavey case is not closed, says prosecutor

The Director of Public Prosecutions in Mauritius has said the investigation continues, in advance of his meeting with Michaela’s husband next Monday.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Denial of justice is a very difficult thing to bear': John McAreavey is going back to Mauritius

His wife Michaela was murdered while the couple was on their honeymoon.

# john-mcareavey - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'There’s a growing sense across the country that something is seriously wrong'

A Bishop has called for the conditions in Direct Provision centres to be improved.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 16 May, 2014

Bishop says there can be over-reliance on Churches to provide when people are failed by social policy

He also said that families should not have to rely on charity to feed themselves.

# john-mcareavey - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Mauritius editor convicted over Michaela murder photos

The Sunday Times editor Imraan Hosany says he will appeal the prosecution.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 14 March, 2013

Irish Daily Mail to pay damages over McAreavey photo

The Irish Daily Mail published a photograph of John McAreavey interspersed with CCTV stills of a German couple arguing.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 23 November, 2012

Michaela's family to sue Mauritian paper for publishing dead body images

The 27-year-old was on honeymoon at the Legends (now Lux) Hotel in January 2011 when she was murdered.

# john-mcareavey - Sunday 4 November, 2012

From The42 In pictures: GAA stars turn out to remember Michaela McAreavey Tribute This post contains images

In pictures: GAA stars turn out to remember Michaela McAreavey

All-Ireland champions Donegal faced an Ulster selection in the challenge match at Casement Park last night.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 1 November, 2012

From The42 GAA fans gear up to support Michaela Foundation Tribute

GAA fans gear up to support Michaela Foundation

The specially commissioned jersey designed for next Saturday’s charity match, in memory of the Tyrone woman who died tragically last year, has been a hit with fans.

# john-mcareavey - Monday 22 October, 2012

Michaela's family to pursue legal action against Mauritius hotel

Meanwhile, the families are preparing for a charity football match to be played in memory of the schoolteacher.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 4 October, 2012

From The42 Mickey Harte: 'The GAA has been a huge source of positive force for me' GAA

Mickey Harte: 'The GAA has been a huge source of positive force for me'

The Tyrone manager was speaking at the launch of a major fundraiser for the foundation established in the memory of his daughter.

# john-mcareavey - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Michaela McAreavey: fresh investigation gets underway

A new police team has been put together and said that one of its first tasks will be to interview people who were near the McAreavey’s hotel room just before the murder.

# john-mcareavey - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Photos: 70 girls perform at The Michaela Foundation Summer Camp closing ceremony Michaela Foundation This post contains images

Photos: 70 girls perform at The Michaela Foundation Summer Camp closing ceremony

Michaela McAreavey’s family say they organised the summer camp to commemorate her memory and pass her values on to the next generation.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Martin McGuinness disagrees with 'perverse' Michaela trial verdict

The North’s deputy first minister is meeting with the Mauritian high commissioner in London today to discuss the case.

# john-mcareavey - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

McAreavey, Harte families reject Mauritian Sunday Times apology for Michaela photos

The only proper apology would be to tell the police how the photos were obtained, according to Michaela’s families.

# john-mcareavey - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Govt to make formal complaint over pictures of Michaela crime scene

Pictures from the crime scene where Michaela McAreavey was killed last year have been published in a Mauritian newspaper today with the Taoiseach saying that a formal complaint will now be made to the Mauritian government.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 13 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Michaela McAreavey murder trial: the major talking points takes a look back at the two-month trial, recapping the key moments of a case that has captivated a local audience and devastated two Irish families.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 12 July, 2012

"The truth has triumphed" - accused respond to Michaela verdict

“I suffered a lot. I was brutalised by police. I was beaten so much,” Avinash Treebhoowon said outside the courtroom.

Lawyer for the acquitted compares Michaela trial to Guildford Four

“When we rush to find justice, we always fail.”

Michaela McAreavey trial verdict: two accused found not guilty

Sandip Moonea and Avinash Treebhoowoon were acquited by the nine-member jury of killing the 27-year-old on her honeymoon in Mauritius.

# john-mcareavey - Monday 9 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial: defence says 'real culprits' are still at large

One of the defence lawyers said that the investigation in Michaela McAreavey’s murder should be reopened.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 6 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial told the 27-year-old died by a 'barbaric act'

On the closing day of prosecution arguments, the lead prosecutor told the jury it had been “one of the most difficult trials” he had ever faced.

# john-mcareavey - Monday 2 July, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Witness denies lying to protect his son

The 52-year-old father of one of the accused denied that his son told him “Forgive me. I have made a mistake” when he saw him the day after the murder of Michaela McAreavey.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Michaela McAreavey trial: Prime suspect ‘only confessed because of police torture’

Avinash Treebhoowon said he had “never seen, never talked to, and never knew” Tyrone teacher Michaela McAreavey.

# john-mcareavey - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Accused in Michaela trial breaks down giving evidence

Avinash Treebhoowon took to the witness stand for the first time today and told the court that he had been insulted, threatened and beaten by police officers.

# john-mcareavey - Monday 25 June, 2012

Defence opens case in Michaela trial with focus on alleged torture of suspect

One of the accused, Avinash Treebhowon, is expected to be called to the stand tomorrow.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 21 June, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

# john-mcareavey - Monday 18 June, 2012

Michaela murder trial: defence not pursuing CCTV footage claims

Tomorrow, the judge and jury will visit the hotel and room where the newly-wed was killed.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Michaela murder trial hears victim was strangled in violent struggle

The court heard evidence from the doctor who examined the 27-year-old Tyrone woman following her death at a hotel in Mauritius last year.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 8 June, 2012

Fingerprints not taken from Michaela McAreavey purse, murder trial told

The trial of two men accused of killing the 27-year-old Tyrone woman continues in Port Louis.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Witness claims one of accused men was with him on day of Michaela killing

The court heard evidence from a number of people who worked at the Legends hotel where Michaela McAreavey was strangled to death last year while on honeymoon.

# john-mcareavey - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

John McAreavey breaks down as he testifies in Michaela murder trial

The husband of Michaela McAreavey told a court in Mauritius how his wife was the most beautiful woman he had ever seen.

John McAreavey to take the stand in Michaela murder trial today

He will be called to give evidence for the prosecution.

# john-mcareavey - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Michaela murder trial: Defence lawyers accuse key witness of lying

He was also accused of drinking tea and joking with the accused shortly after the murder.

# john-mcareavey - Friday 1 June, 2012

Michaela McAreavey trial hears police failed to interview hotel guests

Court told that guests who wanted to make a statement were not interviewed by police.

# john-mcareavey - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Police deny brutality claims at Michaela McAreavey murder trial

Chief inspector leading the investigation into the 27-year-old’s death in Mauritius last year was cross-examined on claims of abuse made by one of the accused.

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