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# Graham Dwyer trial

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Graham Dwyer has lodged an appeal against his murder conviction
The jury found that Dwyer stabbed Elaine O’Hara to death for his own sexual gratification. He was given 21 days to appeal.
Graham Dwyer sentenced to life in prison
Eleven of the 12 jurors who convicted Dwyer of murder were in court to hear the sentencing.
"For us there is no parole": The O'Hara family's victim impact statement in full
Graham Dwyer was sentenced to life in prison this afternoon.
Graham Dwyer likely to lodge appeal against conviction
There were numerous legal arguments that Dwyer’s legal team could argue are grounds for appeal.
Profile of a killer: Graham Dwyer
Graham Dwyer will appear in court today to hear his sentence.
Graham Dwyer to be sentenced to life in prison in court today
Last month, Dwyer closed his eyes and shook his head when the guilty verdict was delivered.
Woman who attached 'unhealthy relationship' to Graham Dwyer trial was banned from court
It is believed that Graham Dwyer has received many letters from women in his 18 months at Cloverhill Prison.
Keep me a seat: People tell us why they sat through 45 days of Graham Dwyer trial
Every day crowds of people queued outside the court in order to get a seat, but why? We asked people who attended “from day one”.
"A case like no other": 197 witnesses, 320 exhibits, 45 days
Nothing was left unsaid – or unshown – at the Graham Dwyer trial for the murder of Elaine O’Hara
Graham Dwyer was looking forward to a steak dinner upon his release
The moment a man so certain of freedom on Thursday has had the door slammed on his previous middle-class life.
Jury offered professional support after distressing and disturbing Graham Dwyer trial
The seven men and five women heard 45 days of disturbing and gruesome evidence.
Graham Dwyer: Secrets shrouded in the busy life of a father, husband and architect
We got glimpses into the man’s character and interests – both known and hidden.
The grimmest of timelines: From texts and threats to the trapping of a brutal killer
The trial of Graham Dwyer took place over two months – but his web of horror began back in 2008.
Before finding Dwyer guilty, the jury asked judge to list 'ingredients for murder'
It was the last question the jury asked of the judge before giving its verdict.
'Fantasies from a particularly sick mind': The judge's opinion of Graham Dwyer
“Obnoxious”. “Lies”. “Disturbing”. “Grotesque”. Mr Justice Tony Hunt pulled no punches on his view on Dwyer’s behaviour.
The Dwyer jury had to have 'reasonable doubt': what was that?
The judge in Graham Dwyer’s trial had plenty to say on the subject.
How long will Graham Dwyer be in prison for?
In murder trials in Ireland, there is an automatic life sentence applied on a guilty finding.
Graham Dwyer found GUILTY of the murder of Elaine O'Hara
The trial took more than two months but the jury has reached a verdict.
Graham Dwyer jury finish second day of deliberations
The jury asked to see a number of exhibits today as they resumed deliberations.
Graham Dwyer judge has 'nasty surprise' for jury and stops clock on deliberations
The jury were called back in today as the judge said he wanted to clarify some issues.
Jury in Graham Dwyer trial asks for large maps and details of mobile phone contact
The jury will continue its deliberations today.
Jury in Graham Dwyer trial begin deliberating verdict
The judge said earlier that if there is a reasonable possibility of suicide then they must acquit.
Graham Dwyer judge: 'If you've reasonable doubt about the attribution of the phones, I think it ends there'
The jury of five women and seven men will soon have to deliberate on a verdict.
Graham Dwyer judge: 'You can't convict a man of murder and have any lingering doubts'
The jury heard closing arguments from the prosecution and defence last week.
Graham Dwyer 'a middle-class professional with dark secrets,' court told
The judge will charge the jury on Monday.
Graham Dwyer was a "sadistic, brutal pervert with nothing on his mind other than murder", jury told
The jury are expected to retire and make their deliberations next week.
'You will be doing the unpopular thing if you acquit Graham Dwyer', jury told
The defence admitted that the case would be perfect for an episode of CSI.
Graham Dwyer was 'wickedness hiding behind a mask of pity', jury told
Sean Guerin Senior Counsel for the prosecution spoke for just under three hours this afternoon.
Graham Dwyer defence wraps up in just under 30 minutes
The defence called three witnesses this morning.
"I am your secret killer" - Jury hears of alleged text messages between Graham Dwyer and Elaine O'Hara
Members of the public were cleared from the gallery for a third time today.
A difficult week: Jurors given warnings in graphic Graham Dwyer trial
Warning: Some readers may find the following material disturbing.
Warning given before document, Jenny's first rape, is read out in Graham Dwyer trial
Warning: Graphic content may upset some readers.
'Someone will go to jail': Judge in Graham Dwyer murder trial warns public about tweeting
‘Someone is going to spend some time in jail for contempt’ the next time it happens.
Graham Dwyer trial: Graphic detail of woman being stabbed and raped found in document
Jurors were warned that what they would hear today would be difficult.
Witness tells court Graham Dwyer fantasised about stabbing a woman to death during sex
Darci Day gave evidence from America via a video link.
Jury told Graham Dwyer sent 53 text messages to Elaine O'Hara in one day
The court also heard from the deceased’s friend who recalled a miscarriage.
Paint found on spade near Elaine O'Hara's body did not match paint at Graham Dwyer home
Graham Dwyer’s semen and Elaine O’Hara’s blood were found on her mattress, the court was told.
Graham Dwyer's wife describes routine life with her husband
Gemma Dwyer gave evidence in the trial of her husband, Graham Dwyer yesterday.
Graham Dwyer sent letter to wife saying: "Do not believe the gardaí"
The court heard evidence from Gemma Dwyer, the wife of Graham Dwyer.
Graham Dwyer ex-partner tells trial he fantasised about stabbing a woman during sex
Court hears that murder accused brought kitchen knife into bedroom with former partner and pretended to stab her.