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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Murder

This week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
Man (29) charged with murder of a man in Cork City
Florence O’Sullivan died at Cork University Hospital on 6 April.
Last month
August 2023
Murder probe launched after 10-year-old girl found dead inside home in England
Officers were standing outside the home on last night and a cordon was in place.
July 2023
Gardaí appealing for information on ninth anniversary of Paul Gallagher murder in Co Meath
He was fatally shot in a field at Ballymacan, Collon, Co Meath on Monday, 28 July 2014.
Man (29) accused of murder of Bruna Fonseca sent forward for trial next week
Miller Pacheco was charged with murder at a special sitting of Cork District Court on 2 January.
Man charged with murder after Irishman killed at home in west London last weekend
James ‘JJ’ Donnelly was found at his home in Hillingdon after police were called on Saturday morning.
Renewed appeal for information over murder of 27-year-old Antoinette Smith in 1980s
It is now 36 years since Antoinette Smith was last seen on O’Connell Street, Dublin.
Dublin man pleads guilty to murdering friend who was "lured" to country lane
The guilty plea took place just two days after a jury was empanelled because a prison officer stood too close to the defendant.
Family of Irish woman who was killed in Spain ask for privacy
A statement on behalf of Kirsty Ward’s family said they are requesting privacy and will not make any further comment.
Irish man arrested following violent death of Irish woman at Spanish holiday resort
A police statement said that the arrested man was found next to the woman and had suffered an injury.
June 2023
Void left in hearts of all who knew Chloe Mitchell, funeral told
The Reverend said that the sudden loss of Chloe has left her parents struggling to recover.
UK teenager who killed newborn son jailed for minimum of 12 years
Mayo had denied knowing she was pregnant and killing her son, saying he was already dead when she gave birth to him.
Uganda arrests 20 'collaborators' over horrific school massacre
42 people, including 37 school students, were hacked with machetes, shot and burned to death in their dormitories.
Man killed in west Dublin stabbing named as Aaron Keating as teenage boy is arrested
The incident happened on Main Street in Ongar yesterday evening.
Man arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal assault of a woman in Co Louth
Catherine Henry’s body was discovered in ‘unexplained circumstances’ in Dundalk last Wednesday.
Famed Australian soldier loses war crimes defamation case
Three newspapers alleged that the man was involved in the murder of six unarmed prisoners in Afghanistan.
This year
Long-awaited report on familial homicide cases goes to Cabinet today
The report makes recommendations to improve the State’s response to familicide and domestic homicide.
Varadkar: 'Ireland is a pretty safe country. We shouldn't be scaring people into thinking otherwise'
The Taoiseach said he does not think minimum sentences are a good idea.
Annie McCarrick was harassed by someone she knew before she disappeared in 1993, new doc reveals
Her story is a focal point of a new true crime documentary series on RTÉ, Missing: Beyond the Vanishing Triange.
Seven bodies found in Oklahoma during search for missing teens
Authorities had called off their search for the teens after the bodies were found in the city of Henryetta and are treating the case as a homicide.
Chef jailed for life for murder of 64-year-old Frankie Dunne
In imposing the sentence, the Judge said Ionut Cosmin Nicholescu had shown “shocking disrespect” to Dunne.
Man (26) appears in court charged with murder of Geila Ibram in Limerick
Habib Shamel, an Afghan national, appeared before Belfast Magistrates Court.
Man arrested in connection with Eddie Hutch Snr murder released without charge
A man in his 40s was arrested yesterday in connection with the 2016 murder of Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch’s brother.
Three killers of US rapper XXXTentacion given life sentences
The rapper, who pronounced his name “Ex ex ex ten-ta-see-YAWN,” was a platinum-selling rising star
Man charged with murder of woman found dead after house fire in Armagh
The PSNI confirmed that a 25-year-old man has been charged with murder.
Kerry Babies: How DNA tests and computer mapping led to two arrests in a decades-old murder case
The case of Baby John has gone unsolved since 1984.
Murder investigation launched after woman dies in house fire in Co Armagh
Police received a report of a house fire in the Church Street area of Portadown at around 2.15am this morning.
Supreme Court rules seizure of computer from home of convicted murderer Quirke was 'unlawful'
The judgment of the seven member Supreme Court was delivered this morning.
Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for murder of California student who went missing in 1996
Paul Flores was convicted of the murder last year.
Mexico arrests five cartel members following the kidnapping and killing of Americans
A cartel decided to hand the perpetrators over to authorities because they acted without the authorization of their bosses.
Gardaí no longer suspect foul play in death of man found in Cavan apartment
The dead man has been named locally as Dennis Neary who had recently moved into the area.
Man accused of Natalie McNally's murder left ‘hidden messages’ in staged livestream, court told
Stephen McCullagh, the father of Natalie McNally’s unborn child, was refused bail at Belfast High Court today.
Disgraced US lawyer Alex Murdaugh sentenced to life without parole for killing wife and son
Alex Murdaugh was found guilty of killing his 22-year-old son, Paul, with a shotgun and his 52-year-old wife, Maggie, with a rifle on 7 June 2021.
Pregnant US inmate seeks release because unborn baby is innocent
Natalia Harrell faces a murder charge after fatally shooting another woman while taking an Uber.
Murder investigation underway into shooting of Irish bishop in Los Angeles
The shooting of Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell, who was from Glanmire in Cork, is being investigated as a murder, police said.
Vigils held for Brianna Ghey across UK one week after her murder
Hundreds of mourners gathered in the town where she was killed as well as London’s Soho Square this afternoon to pay their respects.
Gardaí renew appeal on 25th anniversary of disappearance and murder of Fiona Sinnott
Fiona was last seen after leaving Butler’s Pub in Broadway, Co Wexford, on 8 February 1998.
New jury to be sworn in at Stephen Silver murder trial after initial jury was discharged
A note was handed to the judge this morning to say that one of the jurors had a difficulty serving.
Second man admits facilitating gang in murder of Thomas McCarthy
Charles McClean (32), of St Mark’s Drive, Clondalkin was arraigned before the Central Criminal Court this morning.
Trial date set for man accused of murdering mother in house fire
Guenter Lohse will go on trial on 8 April 2024 at the Central Criminal Court.
Man arrested over murder of Paul 'Frank' Byrne whose skeletal remains were found in 2010
Byrne (20) was last seen on 15 July 2009 at Kilmartin Green, Tallaght in Dublin.