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#Murder

# murder - Monday 21 October, 2019

'A horrible nightmare': Family make renewed appeal over murder believed to be case of mistaken identity Patrick Sullivan This post contains videos

'A horrible nightmare': Family make renewed appeal over murder believed to be case of mistaken identity

Patrick Sullivan was shot by a masked intruder who entered his home in April 2013.

# murder - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Gardaí investigating the 2015 murder of Peter Murphy arrest two men in their 20s

The body of Peter Murphy was discovered by his landlord in his rented house in February 2015.

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

# murder - Monday 14 October, 2019

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

# murder - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'Lost for words': Murdered homeless man remembered as talented chef and friend to many

Hourihane was beaten to death in a “tented village” in Cork city.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

# murder - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Judge denies bail for John Downey charged with 1972 murder of two soldiers

John Downey appeared at Omagh Magistrates’ Court after handing himself in yesterday.

# murder - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

# murder - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Two men to appear in court in connection with murder of Vincent Parsons

The 34-year-old died after being assaulted in Tallaght in August.

Trial of two men charged in connection with murder of Peter Butterly opens at Special Criminal Court

The prosecution described it as a “meticulously planned” killing.

Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray

The body of the 34-year-old woman, who went missing in 2012, has never been found.

# murder - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'Significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father-of-two in Cork

A “comprehensive file” is to be sent to the DPP.

# murder - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Michael McCoy murder: 'Someone knows why my father isn't with us - justice will come'

McCoy’s body was found in the Dublin mountains, where he had taken his two dogs for a walk, in 2016.

# murder - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Man (23) arrested in connection with 2017 fatal shooting of fitness instructor

Father-of-two John Gibson was shot a number of times near Citywest Village Shopping Centre in September 2017.

# murder - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

# murder - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Family speak of anger over daughter's killer being granted escorted day release

Peter Whelan murdered 19-year-old Nichola Sweeney on 7 April 2002.

# murder - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Dutch defence lawyer representing state witness in huge gangland case shot dead in broad daylight

Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the killing in broad daylight in the Dutch capital was “incredibly disturbing”.

# murder - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Man arrested over Clare murder 13 years ago released without charge

Aidan Kelly was killed near Ardnacrusha on 10 May 2006.

# murder - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Two charged in relation to death of man in Cork last week

The alleged offences occurred on 4 September.

# murder - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Woman and man arrested on suspicion of murder of 55-year-old man in Cork

A murder investigation was launched on Sunday.

# murder - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Appeal for information on 20th anniversary of murder of 17-year-old Dublin girl

Raonaid Murray was last seen alive at around 11.20pm on Friday 3 September 1999.

# murder - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Bishop warns cycle of gangland violence in Louth 'will only lead to further tragedy'

Gardaí are expecting an escalation in the feud after the murder of Keith Branigan last week.

# murder - Friday 30 August, 2019

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US

Three people were killed in a shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in Ohio.

Drogheda feud: Gardaí bracing for 'violent escalation' in wake of Clogherhead killing

Gardaí believe a convicted criminal orchestrated Tuesday’s murder.

# murder - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Police investigating murder in Down make further appeal over car spotted short distance from scene

Malcolm McKeown was shot dead on Monday 19 August.

Father-of-two Vincent Parsons was murdered following pub row, gardaí say

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses who were in the pub in Killinarden on Saturday night to come forward.

# murder - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.

# murder - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Woman charged with the murder of 2-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork

Lawyers representing Karen Harrington told the court that their client is four-and-a-half months pregnant.

# murder - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Mother convicted of murdering her two daughters, aged 17 months old and 3, in the UK

Louise Porton (23) will be sentenced tomorrow.

# murder - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Two teens named as suspects over murder of US-Australian couple in Canada

Kam McLeod (19) and Bryer Schmegelsky (18) were reported missing but are now believed to be on the run.

# murder - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Greek farmer confesses to killing American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

Eaton had been attending a conference on the island.

Thief who killed father-of-three after poisoning him with date rape drug found guilty

Gerald Matovu drugged and stole from men after meeting them for sex through dating apps such as Grindr.

# murder - Friday 12 July, 2019

Family of murdered woman say they believe their mother's death was planned and she knew her killer

Antoinette Smith’s body was discovered in a drain in Enniskerry, Wicklow, in 1988.

# murder - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Garda Commissioner apologises over handling of Brian Stack murder investigation

The family of murdered Brian Stack met with Drew Harris at Garda HQ this morning.

# murder - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Woman arrested in connection with Santina Cawley death released without charge

The woman was arrested yesterday by Gardaí.

# murder - Monday 8 July, 2019

The middle man: How another man's conviction led to confession by 'family friend' of Irene White

Irene White was killed in her home 14 years ago. One of her killers was jailed for life today.

Irene White's terminally ill sister expresses 'dying wish' that murderers brought to justice

A second man was sentenced today for the murder of the mother-of-three at her home in Louth in 2005.

Second man sentenced to life in prison for murdering Irene White 14 years ago

The mother-of-three was killed in her home in Louth in 2005.

Woman in her 30s arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old Santina Cawley

Santina was rushed to hospital shortly after 5am last Friday having sustained bone fractures and a serious head injury.

# murder - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Gardaí launch murder investigation following death of two-year-old at apartment in Cork

A two-year-old girl was found with serious injuries at the Elderwood apartment complex on Friday morning.