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#Patrick Quirke

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Children of Bobby Ryan launch High Court cases against father's killer Patrick Quirke

Patrick Quirke was convicted in May of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Patrick Quirke lodges appeal against his murder conviction

Quirke was convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan earlier this month.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 13 May, 2019

The Explainer: How did Patrick Quirke get convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan?

In this week’s episode of our podcast The Explainer, we look at the evidence used in one of Ireland’s most prolific murder trials.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

The evidence that convinced the jury that Patrick Quirke murdered Bobby Ryan

Quirke was found guilty by a ten to two majority jury verdict at the Central Criminal Court today.

Patrick Quirke found guilty of murder of Bobby Ryan in 'love rival' trial

The jury found the 50-year-old guilty following the longest murder trial in the history of the State.

Secret 'intimate recordings' and Joe O'Reilly internet search - what the 'love rival' jury didn't hear

The recordings were ruled as inadmissible because his defence team argued they would suggest to the jury that he had “strange sexual proclivities” and could prejudice them against him.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Love rival' trial: Seven days of deliberation and no verdict

The six men and six women will continue considering their verdict tomorrow.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 29 April, 2019

Jury in love rivals murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 26 April, 2019

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial continue deliberations this afternoon

The jury of six men and six women have been deliberating for almost 10 hours so far.

# patrick-quirke - Thursday 25 April, 2019

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Patrick Quirke murder trial nears end as jury to continue deliberations tomorrow

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Jury in trial of Patrick Quirke told to consider circumstantial evidence with care

After almost two months of evidence, the jury is expected to begin deliberations this afternoon.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

'Curious and inquisitive person': Closing arguments finish in Patrick Quirke murder trial

Farmer Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 15 April, 2019

Mary Lowry's evidence called into question by murder accused Patrick Quirke's defence laywers

Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 12 April, 2019

Jury asked to apply 'greatest skill' and 'skepticism' in case of murder accused Quirke

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Prosecution case against Patrick Quirke is 'forensically barren', court told

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 8 April, 2019

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 5 April, 2019

Garda made note saying 'Mary Lowry had his head melted', court told

The garda made a note of it in his notebook but does not remember who said it.

# patrick-quirke - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Injuries to Bobby Ryan's body not caused by fallen debris after gardaí lifted tank lid, court hears

Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Murder accused Pat Quirke went around Mary Lowry's farm 'as if he owned the place', court hears

Mary Lowry’s son was giving evidence at the Central Criminal Court today.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 1 April, 2019

Fingerprints in Bobby Ryan's van did not belong to accused, court hears

Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 29 March, 2019

Mary Lowry visited psychic in Nenagh after Bobby Ryan disappeared to 'see if that could help', court hears

Dr Michael Curtis told the court that pieces of concrete fell on Bobby Ryan’s body as Gardaí tried to recover it from the slurry tank.

# patrick-quirke - Thursday 28 March, 2019

A recording of Mary Lowry and her new partner found on computer in Quirke's home, court told

Flor Cantillon and Mary Lowry were in a relationship for around two years, after the disappearance of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Bobby Ryan died from blunt force trauma to the head, court hears

The court also heard that it is possible that Ryan’s body was placed rather than thrown into the tank where it was found.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

'A downright lie': Patrick Quirke denies demanding money from Mary Lowry, court hears

Quirke said Lowry did give him a €20,000 loan, but denied receiving a cheque for €50,000, a trial heard today.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 22 March, 2019

Quirke told Tusla that Mary Lowry was fixated on new relationship, trial hears

Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears

Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 15 March, 2019

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon discharged the jury until next Wednesday this afternoon.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

'What the guards will know': Expert tells court of indentations found on page in Patrick Quirke home

DJ Bobby Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Patrick Quirke in April 2013.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Doctor gave Patrick Quirke anti-depressants after he claimed he was stressed over affair, court told

A GP said Quirke was “upset” at Mary Lowry’s relationship with Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Patrick Quirke murder trial hears about hair clip taken from farm tank where Bobby Ryan's body was found

Ryan was found almost two years after going missing.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'Love rival' trial: DNA expert found 'no evidence' of serious assault in Mary Lowry's home

Lowry’s home was the last place Bobby Ryan was seen alive.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 18 February, 2019

Insect expert says tank where body was found was opened weeks prior to discovery

Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Quirke in April 2013.

# patrick-quirke - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'

The Central Criminal Court heard of interviews conducted by gardaí with Patrick Quirke this afternoon.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Wife of accused phoned gardaí when DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found, courts hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 11 February, 2019

Gardaí searched lands where DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found but discovered nothing, court hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

# patrick-quirke - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Witness 'almost certain' they saw 'Mr Moonlight' van on day it was found, court hears

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty Bobby Ryan’s murder.

# patrick-quirke - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears

Patrick Quirke is accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan on a date between 3 June 2011 and April 2013.

# patrick-quirke - Monday 4 February, 2019

Partner of man whose body was found in slurry pit was 'shaking and upset' on day he disappeared

The man’s son told a jury he felt “straight away something wasn’t right”.

# patrick-quirke - Friday 1 February, 2019

Woman whose boyfriend was killed and dumped in slurry pit complained to gardaí over missing person posters

Mary Lowry has finished giving evidence after four days in the trial of Patrick Quirke.

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