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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Port Louis

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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.
Poll: Do you support a boycott of Mauritius?
A travel agent in Donegal is no longer selling holidays to Mauritius and some are calling for a boycott of the Indian Ocean island. What do you think?
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.
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.
Accused at Michaela McAreavey trial: 'I did not kill anyone'
Sandeep Moonea, 42, took the witness stand at the Port Louis court today, claiming he was on the phone to his sister when Michaela was killed.
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 murder trial: Court sees CCTV footage from day of murder
CCTV footage from the Legends Hotel taken on the day the Tyrone woman was murdered was shown in court today.
Michaela murder trial: Police chief says hotel was uncooperative
The head of the unit investigating the death of the Tyrone woman said that management at the hotel where she was found dead were more concerned about their establishment’s reputation.
Michaela accused denies being in hotel room at time of murder
In his statements to police, Sandip Moneea denied involvement in the murder and said that he himself had called for medical assistance.
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.
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.
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.
John McAreavey to take the stand in Michaela murder trial today
He will be called to give evidence for the prosecution.
'I heard a woman screaming three times': witness in Michaela murder trial
Key witness for the prosecution, Raj Theekoye, took the stand this morning.
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.
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.
Defence counsel withdraws from Michaela McAreavey murder trial
The lawyer says he wants to testify as a defence witness after claims made in court today.
Michaela McAreavey accused to go on trial in Mauritius
John McAreavey will give evidence at the trial, which is expected to last two weeks.