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# Murder Trial

This month
March 2023
# Murder Trial
Trial hears that Valerie French Kilroy died from a head injury, strangulation and a stab wound
The trial has also heard that James Kilroy demonstrated to gardai in an interview how he had killed his wife and at one point sketched the knife he had used.
# stephen silver
Sister of Garda murder accused saw 'red flags' the day before fatal shooting
Stephen Silver is accused of the murder of Garda Colm Horkan in June 2020
Last month
February 2023
# colm horkan
New jury to be sworn in at Stephen Silver murder trial after initial jury was discharged
A note was handed to the judge this morning to say that one of the jurors had a difficulty serving.
Last year
# Murder Trial
Dowdall says his mother and children received death threats since he turned State's witness
Jonathan Dowdall was under cross-examination for a fourth day.
# regency shooting
Jonathan Dowdall claims he was 'set up' for murder of David Byrne
Dowdall has said he didn’t know who was to stay in the room linked to him at the Regency Hotel.
# Regency
Hutch trial: Jonathan Dowdall denies he is a 'master manipulator'
Jonathan Dowdall gave evidence at the trial in the Criminal Courts of Justice for a second day.
# Murder Trial
Special Criminal Court rules Jonathan Dowdall can give evidence in trial of Gerry Hutch
Hutch (59), last of The Paddocks, Clontarf, Dublin 3, denies the murder of David Byrne (33) during a boxing weigh-in at the hotel on 5 February 2016.
# Murder Trial
No evidence to support allegation Hutch 'effectively confessed' other than Dowdall's 'say so'
The trial continues tomorrow.
# Murder Trial
Andy Cash to face trial over Tallaght triple murder
He will appear in court again on December 22.
# Courts
Witness tells murder trial of finding body while walking his dogs
A witness said the deceased was lying on his back and there was discolouring and bruising on his face, neck and throat.
# Murder Trial
Gerry Hutch trial: Three AK-47s found in boot of car following 'intervention' by Garda
Hutch (59) denies the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in 2016.
# regency hotel shooting
Gerry Hutch told Jonathan Dowdall he was 'one of the team' that shot David Byrne, trial hears
The 59-year-old is accused of killing David Byrne at Dublin’s Regency Hotel in 2016.
# lucy letby
Twins’ mother pleaded ‘Don’t let my baby die’, English nurse’s murder trial told
Lucy Letby is accused of the murders of seven babies and the attempted murders of 10 others at an English hospital
# Murder Trial
'All systems go' for trial of Gerard ‘The Monk’ Hutch, his lawyers tell Special Criminal Court
The murder trial is expected to last for a number of months.
# colm horkan
Garda murder accused: 'With all that's going on with the police in this world, I shot him'
Stephen Silver is accused of murdering Detective Garda Colm Horkan.
# Courts
Clare man goes on trial for murder of mother-of-two Sharon Bennett
The trial heard the woman died as a result of a violent attack at a public toilet in Ennis last year.
# Sameer Syed
Garda and prison investigation launched into death of Sameer Syed, as criminal file is closed
Syed was due to stand trial today for the triple murder of his wife and two children but was found dead in his jail cell last week.
# george bento
George Bento murder trial: what the jury didn't hear
On the final day Bento gave evidence, around 30 people in Deliveroo uniforms came to court to support their fellow worker.
# Feri Anghel
Man sentenced to life for 'vicious and cynical' murder of homeless father of one
The sentencing marked the end of Feri Anghel’s second trial for murder, after the previous jury failed to reach a verdict last year.
# josh dunne trial
Murder accused used knife to cut fruit and not for protection, delivery rider tells court
George Gonzaga Bento (36) is charged with murdering 16-year-old Josh Dunne at East Wall Road in January 2021.
# George Gonzaga Bento
Josh Dunne murder accused was 'terrified, sad and scared' following stabbing, court hears
George Gonzaga Bento has pleaded not guilty to murder.
# Courts
Jury finds Karen Harrington guilty of murder of Cork toddler Santina Cawley
Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent in Mahon in Cork, is on trial at the Central Criminal Court.
# josh dunne trial
Food delivery riders were protecting themselves from being attacked by gang, court hears
The court heard there was a sense of camaraderie between Deliveroo cyclists and that it was a close community.
# France
Two French teenagers face trial over killing of former school friend
The 14-year-old victim from the Paris suburb of Argenteuil, named only as Alisha, was found in the Seine river in March 2021.
# Central Criminal Court
Jury can't reach agreement in home defence murder trial
The defence has contended that Dean Kerrie killed Jack Power in Dunmore East in self defence.
# Courts
Murder trial jury hears 999 recording of teen boy saying 'I'm actually so in fear of my life right now'
Dean Kerrie has pleaded not guilty to murdering Jack Power on 26 July 2018.
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# Stephen Penrose
Phone of man accused of murder connected to cell site close to where body was found, jury hears
Stephen Penrose is charged with the murder of Philip Finnegan in Kildare in 2016.
# Dublin
Teen to go on trial for murder of woman at Dublin's IFSC
Urantsetseg Tserendorj died at the Mater Hospital two weeks after she was stabbed at the CHQ.
# Courts
Murder trial collapses after juror 'overheard gardaí discussing witness statements in courtroom'
Prosecution counsel told the court that gardaí “absolutely did not discuss witness statements” in the courtroom.
# Murder Trial
Anne Colomines murder trial: Stanley knife found near bodies of husband and wife
Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to her murder.
# Murder Trial
Paramedic says emergency call to Nadine Lott's house will haunt him for the rest of his career
The trial heard that Lott suffered “severe blunt force trauma” and stab injuries at the hands of her former partner in 2019.
# Bray boxing club
Bobby Messett died from single gunshot wound to head, Dr Marie Cassidy tells trial
Gerard Cervi (34) has pleaded not guilty to murdering Bobby Messett in June 2018.
# Murder Trial
Construction worker found in Dublin suburban park died from extensive blunt force trauma
Ioan Artene Bob suffered multiple fractures and bruising to his lungs and the outer surface of his heart.
# Sentencing
Man (31) sentenced to life imprisonment for Waterford murder
Stephen Keane was found guilty in May 2021 for the murder of 60-year-old John Lowe.
# cmh
Deirdre Morley committed to Central Mental Hospital
Ms Morley pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the murder of her three children.
# Cameron Blair
'I saw it with my eyes': Witness says he saw teen holding knife outside party where Cameron Blair was murdered
The boy has pleaded not guilty.
# Andrew McGinley
Andrew McGinley: Calls for full investigation into Deirdre Morley's HSE care prior to deaths of his children
Mr McGinley said that today’s verdict was ‘probably the right verdict’.
# Murder Trial
Deirdre Morley found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murders of her three children
The jury have returned their verdict.
# Courts
Two psychiatrists say Deirdre Morley fulfills criteria for verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity over murder of her three children
The jury has begun deliberating in the case.
# derek chauvin
Graphic bodycam footage of George Floyd's arrest played at murder trial
Derek Chauvin is charged with murder and manslaughter.