This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 14 December, 2019


# killing - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage

There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.

# killing - Monday 24 November, 2014

British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial

The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.

# killing - Monday 17 November, 2014

Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner

Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.

# killing - Monday 10 November, 2014

Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines

They were all members of the same family.

# killing - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Reeva Steenkamp's killing "ruined our whole family"

That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.

# killing - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's

A third man was sentenced to life in prison.

# killing - Friday 3 October, 2014

IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video

A top US official has described it as “another example of IS brutality”.

# killing - Friday 19 September, 2014

Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting

Don Spirit was released from prison in February 2006 for a gun charge.

# killing - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Mother of killed Michael Dwyer: "My son was an innocent victim"

Caroline Dwyer travelled to Bolivia to call for an independent international investigation into his death.

# killing - Thursday 4 September, 2014

It's fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal

The 17-year-old was found dead less than 500m from her home.

# killing - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

# killing - Friday 18 July, 2014

Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.

# killing - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Man due in court over Christy Daly killing... Two more arrests this morning

Eight people have now been questioned in connection with the killing of the 47-year-old, who was found dead in a drain in Co Offaly last December.

# killing - Monday 12 May, 2014

Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation

The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.

# killing - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Man charged with murder of Mairead Moran in Kilkenny

The 26-year-old, from the village of Kilmoganny, died after being attacked at the healthfood store where she worked on Thursday.

# killing - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Killing of dissident republican was 'brutal and ruthless' - PSNI

Police investigating the murder of Tommy Crossan are particularly interested in a red BMW found burnt out near the scene.

# killing - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students

Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.

# killing - Friday 7 March, 2014

Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession

The court heard that Pistorius always carried a firearm while he was dating Samantha Taylor.

# killing - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge

Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.

# killing - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Photos from the scene of John Gilligan shooting Crime This post contains images

Photos from the scene of John Gilligan shooting

Gangster John Gilligan is in a stable condition after being shot last night.

# killing - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount

The body of the young mother was found by cleaning staff at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght on Sunday.

# killing - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.

# killing - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Two men arrested over murder of gangland figure Eamon Kelly

Kelly was murdered while walking on Furry Park Road in Killester in December 2012.

# killing - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Candlelit vigil to be held at site of Adrian Donohoe’s death

The anniversary of the death of Detective Garda Donohoe will be marked today in Dundalk.

# killing - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Fifth arrest over violent death at Finglas house party

Ggardaí are investigating whether Vincent Maher was attacked at the address in the course of the party.

Gardaí hunt for two men who fled the scene of Tallaght killing

The men escaped the scene by car after detectives on routine patrol came upon the scene at a narrow rural road last night.

# killing - Friday 17 January, 2014

Saverio Bellante due in court over murder of Tom O'Gorman

The 34-year-old will appear before Cloverhill District Court at 10.30am today.

# killing - Monday 13 January, 2014

Man charged with murder of Tom O’Gorman in Castleknock

34-year-old Saverio Bellante has been remanded in custody for a week.

34-year-old man due in court over Tom O'Gorman killing

It is believed that the attack on the man was the result of a dispute over a chess game.

# killing - Sunday 12 January, 2014

Castleknock killing was “over a game of chess”

The man is believed to have called gardaí himself after the killing and waited to be arrested.

# killing - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Two arrested in connection with Finglas death

Both men, aged in their 20s, are being held in Finglas Garda Station.

Gardaí appeal for information from taxi drivers in 'suspicious' Finglas body discovery

It is believed that a house party was taking place in the apartment last night, with the body of a man found

Man (29) found dead at Dublin apartment

The 29-year-old was found this morning at an apartment in Finglas.

# killing - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Two held over killing at Dublin senior citizen complex due in court

Both will appear in court tomorrow morning over the death of 63-year-old Thomas Horan in Ringsend.

# killing - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder

Rigby’s family said justice had been done, but “no amount of justice will bring Lee back”.

# killing - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Woman questioned over Limerick murder released by gardaí

65-year-old Paddy Redmond was stabbed to death in the early hours of 10 November at an apartment on Dock Road.

# killing - Friday 29 November, 2013

PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward

In 1972, the man was believed to be 16-years-old, from west Belfast and may have moved to England after this period.

# killing - Thursday 24 October, 2013

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader In Disguise This post contains images

International Clown Convention deny involvement in killing of drug cartel leader

Gunmen dressed as clowns, with rubber noses and wigs, opened fire on the former leading member of Tijuana drug cartel.

# killing - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Suicide bombers kill 60 people in Pakistan

A further 120 people have been injured in the blast that happened at a historic church.

# killing - Friday 20 September, 2013

British tourist trampled to death by elephant in India

The man is believed to not have heard people warning him about the stampeding elephant.