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# Murder Trial

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Patricia O'Connor murder trial: Handyman has one of two charges withdrawn by trial judge
The trial also heard from the mother of murder accused Kieran Greene.
No DNA evidence linking man accused of Adrian Donohoe's murder to the scene of the crime, court hears
Forensic specialists tested dozens of items.
Man accused of murdering his partner's mother was visited by his girlfriend three times while he was on remand
The trial has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts.
Granddaughter allegedly disguised herself as her grandmother 'as a ruse' to conceal her death, court hears
Kieran Greene has denied murdering the 61-year-old.
Adrian Donohoe murder trial: Credit union volunteer tells of moment she thought robber was going to kill her
Aaron Brady has pleaded not guilty to the detective garda’s murder.
Patricia O'Connor murder trial: Jury shown CCTV of her family's movement at the time she was allegedly killed
Patricia O’Connor’s remains were scattered across Dublin and Wicklow.
Jury in Adrian Donohoe murder trial shown footage of moment Garda was shot dead
It is the prosecution’s case that Detective Sergeant Adrian Donohoe died from a single shotgun blast.
Son of Patricia O'Connor tells trial his sister did not want to report their mother as missing person
Richard O’Connor told the Central Criminal Court today that his mother was a “straight shooter”.
Four raiders went 'without hesitation' towards Adrian Donohoe's garda car, murder trial hears
Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was providing a Garda escort to credit union employees when he was shot, counsel said.
Patricia O'Connor 'tried to beat me with a teapot the day she left', daughter told gardaí
Daughter Louise O’Connor described conditions in the cramped Rathfarnham House: “Getting a shower is like a miracle”.
Neighbour tells trial he did not see anything strange on night Patricia O'Connor was allegedly murdered
The witness testified that the O’Connor family were very nice people as well as good neighbours.
Man told gardaí he 'took the rap' for killing partner's mother but felt he was being set up, court hears
Kieran Greene denies murdering Patricia O’Connor in May 2017.
Dublin and Wicklow mountains used as a 'dumping ground' for Patricia O'Connor's remains, court told
The court has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts that were found at nine different locations.
Brother and sister describe finding human torso in Wicklow mountains at Patricia O'Connor murder trial
The trial into the murder of Patricia O’Connor heard evidence from multiple witnesses.
Body of 61-year-old woman was dismembered into 15 separate parts, murder trial hears
Kieran Greene has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Patricia O’Connor on 29 May 2017.
Man pleads not guilty to murder of Japanese man in Dundalk by reason of insanity
A court heard today that victim Yosuke Sasaki (24) was a “fine, young man” who worked in a local factory in Dundalk.
'Forever is not long enough': Parents of Ana Kriegel react to sentencing
Two teenage boys were today sentenced for their roles in the 14-year-old’s murder.
Murder trial hears secret audio recording from bug planted in fast-food restaurant
The trial has previously heard that, one of the IRA accused was seen in a KFC outlet in the company of two men.
Man charged with the murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe to stand trial on 11 November
Garda Donohoe was shot dead on 25 January 2013.
Mother who admits suffocating her three-year-old daughter was 'obsessed' over autism, court hears
The woman has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Trial of two men charged in connection with murder of Peter Butterly opens at Special Criminal Court
The prosecution described it as a “meticulously planned” killing.
Two men plead guilty to helping crime gang murder Vinnie Ryan in February 2016
Vinnie Ryan (25) was a brother of Real IRA leader Alan Ryan, who was shot dead in 2012.
Vincent Ryan died after he was shot in the head from close range, court hears
Acting State Pathologist Dr Linda Mulligan found three bullet wounds when she examined the body of 25-year-old Vincent Ryan.
Boy B may not technically have laid a hand on Ana Kriegel, but his role in her death was instrumental
During the course of the trial, Boy B sat quietly with his parents, often gripping his mother’s hand for comfort.
"I feel... not much": Boy A - the convicted murderer who watched violent pornography and horror movies
Boy A was found guilty of the murder of Ana Kriegel in May 2018.
'I felt immediately there was something wrong': The intensive garda investigation into Ana Kriegel's death
Transcripts of interviews shed light on how gardaí investigated Ana Kriegel’s murder in May 2018.
The two youngest murderers in the history of the State: The story of the Ana Kriegel trial
The jury today came to its verdict after over 14 hours of deliberation.
Ana Kriegel's wish was to have friends. Instead, the teenager was shunned, bullied and murdered
Ana was described by a former teacher as being extremely vulnerable.
Boy A and Boy B have been found guilty of the murder of 14-year-old Ana Kriegel
The jury returned their verdicts today after deliberating for more than 14 hours.
Jury in Ana Kriegel murder trial retires for the day after over 11 hours of deliberations
This is the eighth week of the trial.
Jury expected to begin third day of deliberations in Ana Kriegel murder trial
The jury is considering its verdicts on three counts.
Jury in Ana Kriegel trial to resume deliberations this morning
The jury is expected to continue its deliberations at 10am.
Jury retires to consider verdicts in Ana Kriegel murder trial
This is the seventh week of the trial.
US mother asks that ex-husband who murdered their five children be spared death penalty
Timothy Jones Jr. was convicted of five counts of murder last week.
Judge tells jury in Ana Kriegel murder trial not to 'guess or make up theories' in relation to the case
The judge is expected to finish his charge to the jury tomorrow.
'The prosecution case does not hold water': Court hears Boy B counsel's closing statement
Defence counsel Deamien Colgan told the jury that the prosecution wants them to “to speculate”.
Boy A closing statement: 'There is not one bit of evidence' to suggest Boy A planned to kill Ana Kriegel
Defence senior counsel addressed the jury for the final time.
The 'overwhelming forensic evidence' against Boy A and the 'devious lies' of Boy B: Prosecution counsel's closing statement
The defence closing statements are due at the start of next week.
Boy B told friend he believed his co-accused was trying to 'snake him' and 'set him up', court hears
The court this morning heard from a number of juvenile witnesses who knew both the accused.
'No talking about Jesus or God, only Satan': Court hears details from copybook seized from Boy B's house
Boy B mentioned the copybook in his interviews with gardaí.