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# John McAreavey

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# gone
Pope Francis accepts resignation of Bishop of Dromore John McAreavey
The former Bishop of Raphoe, Philip Boyce, has been named as McAreavey’s replacement.
# Controversy
John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism
Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.
# Searching for answers
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.
# Mauritius
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.
# fight for justice
'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.
# direct provision
'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.
# food banks
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.
# Michaela McAreavey
Mauritius editor convicted over Michaela murder photos
The Sunday Times editor Imraan Hosany says he will appeal the prosecution.
# Court
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.
# Michaela McAreavey
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.
# Tribute
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.
# 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.
# Michaela McAreavey
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.
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela Foundation
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Not Guilty
"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.
# Michaela
Lawyer for the acquitted compares Michaela trial to Guildford Four
“When we rush to find justice, we always fail.”
# Verdict
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela McAreavey
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela
John McAreavey to take the stand in Michaela murder trial today
He will be called to give evidence for the prosecution.
# Michaela
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.
# Michaela McAreavey
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.
# Michaela McAreavey
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.