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#Shane Geoghegan

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Triad gangs and the Kinahan connection - how Limerick's crime landscape evolved after the Dundons

The Asian gangs have been mopping up the drug territory left behind by the Dundon gang.

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Man jailed for life for murder of Limerick rugby player loses Supreme Court appeal

Barry Doyle shot and killed Shane Geoghegan in a case of mistaken identity in Limerick in November 2008.

# shane-geoghegan - Monday 8 June, 2015

The man jailed for life for killing Shane Geoghegan tried to have his conviction overturned

Barry Doyle had tried to argue against his conviction based on 27 grounds of appeal.

# shane-geoghegan - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From The42 Memorial tournament in honour of Shane Geoghegan grows every year Tribute

Memorial tournament in honour of Shane Geoghegan grows every year

Munster stars Conor Murray and Paul O’Connell have made donations to the 10-a-side competition in recent years.

# shane-geoghegan - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Aaron McKenna: The Special Criminal Court is the best solution for organised crime

The court has been criticised by human rights bodies – but until we can guarantee a fair trial by jury where witnesses, jurors, and others are protected from intimidation we need to keep it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Sisters "plainly terrified" of John Dundon - but they told the truth anyway recaps the evidence given by April and Lisa Collins which led to the Special Criminal Court handing down a life sentence to known criminal and killer John Dundon.

# shane-geoghegan - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about John Dundon guilty of murder, Ryanair and how much parents spend on college-going children.

John Dundon found guilty of the murder of Shane Geoghegan

The 30-year-old has been sentenced to life in prison.

Timeline of a killing: Shane Geoghegan murdered in case of mistaken identity

John Dundon was convicted of the murder and sentenced to life in prison by the Special Criminal Court today.

Why was Dundon allowed wear headphones during today's judgement?

John Dundon listened to rap music throughout today’s ruling. Many have been asking why the judges allowed him to do so.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation

Martin Callinan said the verdict endorses the capacity of the State to deal with this type of serious criminal case.

Dundon sat listening to headphones as he was convicted of murder

John Dundon removed his headphones only to listen to his defence counsel as his solicitor says he maintains his innocence.

# shane-geoghegan - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

John Dundon murder trial to resume at Special Criminal Court

The trial of John Dundon, who is accused of the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick, had been adjourned for two weeks after a key witness was hospitalised.

# shane-geoghegan - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike

John Dundon is due before the Special Criminal Court today charged in connection with the 2008 murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan.

# shane-geoghegan - Friday 17 August, 2012

Second man charged in relation to Shane Geoghegan murder

The man in his 30s faces murder charges in relation to the 2008 shooting.

# shane-geoghegan - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Man to appear in court in connection with 2008 murder of Shane Geoghegan

The 28-year-old Garryowen rugby player was shot near his home in a case of mistaken identity nearly four years ago.

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

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Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: household charge campaign; health service ‘reduction’; and the best way to get onto a crowded bus…

'Justice has been served': Killer of Shane Geoghegan convicted

The mayor of Limerick has welcomed the conviction of Barry Doyle for the 2008 murder.

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Five arrested over murders of Shane Geoghegan and Roy Collins

The arrests were made by Limerick gardaí this morning at locations around the Midlands and Dublin.

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Limerick mayor launches art installation for murdered rugby player Pitch For Shane This post contains images

Limerick mayor launches art installation for murdered rugby player

Cllr Maria Byrne unveils the ‘Pitch for Shane’ art installation, which will feature 10,000 terracotta miniature figurines.

# shane-geoghegan - Thursday 17 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: St Patrick’s Day

In today’s Fix: Obama announces an official visit, a man is charged with attempted murder after stabbing four people in Belfast, and we finally find out what happened to all the snakes…

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

Murder suspect gave rosary beads to gardaí for victim's mother

Barry Doyle, 25, has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Shane Geoghegan in Limerick in 2008.

# shane-geoghegan - Tuesday 15 March, 2011

Shane Geoghegan murder accused says sorry for shooting

Trial of 25-year-old accused of killing Limerick rugby player hears he told gardaí he shot him several times, but would not explain why.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know: radiation levels outside Japanese plant reach dangerous levels; Enda Kenny facing first Taoiseach’s questions today; and apparently it takes $7.5m to really feel wealthy.

# shane-geoghegan - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

New jury sworn in for Shane Geoghegan trial

A fresh jury has been sworn in for the murder trial of Limerick rugby player Shane Geoghegan.

# shane-geoghegan - Tuesday 22 February, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

Five things you need to know: Gaddafi tries to cling on in Libya, how New Zealand’s earthquake was ‘waiting to happen’, and the closure of the Sunday Tribune.

Shane Geoghegan murder trial delayed after jury is dismissed

The trial of a man accused of gunning down Limerick rugby player Shane Geoghegan has been delayed for one day – after the judge discharged the jury.