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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Michaella McCollum Connolly

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# Peru
Michaella McCollum's interview on RTÉ divided opinions last night
Everyone was talking about the interview last night, here’s what they were saying.
# peru 2
"I'm not a bad person" - Michaella McCollum's first interview to air tonight
“I’ve forgotten the things that everybody takes for granted in life.”
# Lima
Peru 2 to spend Christmas in Lima prison as strike delays court hearing
The two women had been hoping to be transferred to prisons in the UK to finish their sentences closer to their families.
# Peru
Belfast prison agrees to take drug smuggler Michaela McCollum
The Peruvian ministry of justice and human rights must approve the repatriation.
# peru 1
Michaella McCollum Connolly 'endured a significant amount of stress'
The 21-year-old’s solicitor confirmed her transfer from a prison in Peru to Ash House Women’s Prison in south Belfast.
# tv picks
What to watch on TV tonight: Monday
Here are the shows and films that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later.
# On the Move
'Peru 2' moved to prison in Peruvian desert, family express worry
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were convicted of attempting to smuggle cocaine from Peru to Spain.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the Peru two, Hector leaving 2FM, and what Pope Francis did for his birthday.
# Prison
‘Peru 2′ sentenced to 6 years and 8 months in jail each
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid were found guilty of trafficking cocaine.
# mccollum connolly
'Peru 2' transferred to prison notorious for overcrowding
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid have been transferred from a low security facility, and could now be sharing a cell with as many as 38 other inmates.
# Peru
Court presses Peru two for details of gang members
Last week a prosecutor said they would need to give a fuller confession if they expected to have their sentences reduced.
# Peru
Prosecutor rejects Peru two guilty plea
The prosecutor said the women would need to give more details and fully acknowledge their guilt.
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
Peru pair face sentences of six years and 8 months
Michaella McCollum Connolly and Melissa Reid entered guilty pleas at a court hearing last night.
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Tuesday
Everyone’s been talking about Michaella McCollum, the Anglo Tapes and crime stats.
# Peru
Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug offences in Peru
She now faces a minimum of six years and eight months in prison with no parole.
# Peru
Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead guilty to drug trafficking charges
The Monaghan-born woman, accused of trying to smuggle drugs from Peru to Spain, is hoping to receive a shorter sentence in return for entering a guilty plea.
# Peru
Michaella McCollum Connolly 'could plead guilty'
Meanwhile, £2,616 has been raised by a fund set up by McCollum Connolly’s sister.
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
Michaella co-accused to plead guilty - reports
A guilty plea would ensure Melissa Reid a shorter sentence.
# mccollum connolly
Web effort to help Irish woman arrested in Peru raises just over £700
Set up by her sister, the fund for Michaella McCollum Connolly aims to raise £20,000.
# drug trafficking
The Peru two to consider their plea and the story of their kidnap and arrest
Michaella McCollum Connolly’s lawyer also outlined the chain of events that led to her arrest.
# Peru
PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in jail, and their wish list revealed
Toilet roll, Pringles, Oreos and a sports bra, were among some of the items requested as well as stamps and envelopes to write letters home.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
Today everyone’s talking about Bradley Manning, Michaella McCollum Connolly, the new French financial regulator and the calf with eight legs.
# drug trafficking
PICS: Michaella and Melissa refused bail and head to Peruvian jail
The pair were arrested two weeks ago at Lima’s international airport with 11 kilograms of cocaine.
# Peru
Irish woman Michaella McCollum Connolly to plead 'not guilty'
Local media in Peru are reporting that the Irish and British women were recruited by a Lima-based drug trafficking ring.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Today everyone’s talking about the Seanad voting ‘no’, the Halawa siblings and the arrest in Dromore.
# drug trafficking
PICS: Michaella and Melissa arrive in Peruvian court over drug trafficking charges
Connolly’s lawyer Peter Madden said the Tyrone woman would be protesting her innocence.
# Peru
Michaella's brother visits her in Peruvian police custody ahead of trial
He visited his sister at the national police anti-drug headquarters where Michaella and her companion Melissa Reid are being held.
# Drugs
Irish man turned down 10k to work as a drug mule in Ibiza
“I was offered to do a trip and offered €10,000 for a flight over to Benalmadena with 1kg,” said Lee.
# Drugs
Irish priest in Lima: Michaella was 'conned' and prisons are 'violent'
Michaella McCollum Connolly’s solicitor has flown to Peru ahead of today’s preliminary court hearing.
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
“I don’t really want to talk to any journalist at any stage” – Michaella McCollum Connolly
In a video posted last night, Michaella says that she is not being given enough to drink.
# Michaella McCollum Connolly
Michaella and Melissa's court appearance delayed in Peru
The pair have been visited by the former honorary consul of Ireland in Peru and Archbishop of Lima Seán Walsh.
# News Fix
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.