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#Murder

# murder - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Gardaí identify victim of Lucan murder as suspected Kinahan hitman Wayne Whelan

The man survived an attempt on his life earlier this year.

# murder - Friday 15 November, 2019

Man and woman arrested in relation to murder of missing Leitrim man released without charge

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# murder - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Teenager who murdered his girlfriend after she dumped him is sentenced to life in UK court

He returned to school after the murder and the girl’s father discovered her four hours later.

# murder - Friday 8 November, 2019

Earliest possible release dates for Boy A and Boy B will be in 2031 and 2027

The judge said he wanted the court to be kept fully informed about the boys’ progress and development in custody.

Judge orders man charged with murder of Brooklyn Colbert be 'medically assessed'

Over 30 gardaí flanked the accused, Patrick Dillon, in court.

# murder - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Murder inquiry launched into 11-year-old boy's death in Limerick

Brooklyn Colbert’s funeral will take place on Friday.

'She was just a little girl with so many hopes and dreams': What Ana Kriegel meant to her loved ones

Sentencing her killers today, Mr Justice Paul McDermott stressed that Ana’s short life should not be defined by the crimes committed against her.

'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.

Boys convicted of Ana Kriegel's murder due to be sentenced today

Judge Paul McDermott is due to give his ruling today.

# murder - Monday 28 October, 2019

Police to search quarry in bid to find Charlotte Murray's body

The Omagh woman’s ex-fiancé was found guilty of her murder earlier this month.

# murder - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies

Milat was serving life sentences for seven murders and was a major suspect in the killings of three other women.

# murder - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Sixteen people sentenced to death after 19-year-old woman burned to death in Bangladesh

A 19-year-old woman was burnt alive in April after making a sexual harassment complaint against a teacher.

# murder - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Wanted fugitive jailed after slashing neck of man (21) and then going on the run

Shane O’Brien went on the run for more than three years after slashing Josh Hanson’s neck in a west London bar.

Gardaí assisting UK police after 39 people found dead in lorry container in Essex Waterglade This post contains videos

Gardaí assisting UK police after 39 people found dead in lorry container in Essex

The lorry entered the UK via Holyhead at the weekend.

# murder - Monday 21 October, 2019

Opinion: 'Dublin Murders shows how our obsession with crime stories is just part of the human condition'

Author Sam Blake explores how readers got hooked on crime stories – and why it’s no bad thing.

'A horrible nightmare': Family make renewed appeal over murder believed to be case of mistaken identity Patrick Sullivan This post contains videos

'A horrible nightmare': Family make renewed appeal over murder believed to be case of mistaken identity

Patrick Sullivan was shot by a masked intruder who entered his home in April 2013.

# murder - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Gardaí investigating the 2015 murder of Peter Murphy arrest two men in their 20s

The body of Peter Murphy was discovered by his landlord in his rented house in February 2015.

Inquest opens into murder of homeless man on O'Connell St

Peter Donnelly was stabbed to death in June this year.

# murder - Monday 14 October, 2019

Timmy Hourihane murder 'reveals danger faced by homeless people on the streets'

Timothy Hourihane had been assaulted and had sustained serious injuries to his head and body.

# murder - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'Lost for words': Murdered homeless man remembered as talented chef and friend to many

Hourihane was beaten to death in a “tented village” in Cork city.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

The State Pathologist has been notified and the scene is currently preserved.

# murder - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Judge denies bail for John Downey charged with 1972 murder of two soldiers

John Downey appeared at Omagh Magistrates’ Court after handing himself in yesterday.

# murder - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Nine-year-old child charged with five counts of first-degree murder after fire in US

Three children and two adults died in the fire in April.

# murder - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

Two men to appear in court in connection with murder of Vincent Parsons

The 34-year-old died after being assaulted in Tallaght in August.

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.

Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray

The body of the 34-year-old woman, who went missing in 2012, has never been found.

# murder - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'Significant arrests' in investigation into machete murder of Polish father-of-two in Cork

A “comprehensive file” is to be sent to the DPP.

# murder - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Michael McCoy murder: 'Someone knows why my father isn't with us - justice will come'

McCoy’s body was found in the Dublin mountains, where he had taken his two dogs for a walk, in 2016.

# murder - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Man (23) arrested in connection with 2017 fatal shooting of fitness instructor

Father-of-two John Gibson was shot a number of times near Citywest Village Shopping Centre in September 2017.

# murder - Friday 27 September, 2019

Fraud and drug offences on the up, but number of murders decreases

The CSO has released the latest statistics of crimes recorded by gardaí.

# murder - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Family speak of anger over daughter's killer being granted escorted day release

Peter Whelan murdered 19-year-old Nichola Sweeney on 7 April 2002.

# murder - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Dutch defence lawyer representing state witness in huge gangland case shot dead in broad daylight

Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the killing in broad daylight in the Dutch capital was “incredibly disturbing”.

# murder - Sunday 15 September, 2019

Man arrested over Clare murder 13 years ago released without charge

Aidan Kelly was killed near Ardnacrusha on 10 May 2006.

# murder - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Two charged in relation to death of man in Cork last week

The alleged offences occurred on 4 September.

# murder - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Woman and man arrested on suspicion of murder of 55-year-old man in Cork

A murder investigation was launched on Sunday.

# murder - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Appeal for information on 20th anniversary of murder of 17-year-old Dublin girl

Raonaid Murray was last seen alive at around 11.20pm on Friday 3 September 1999.

# murder - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Bishop warns cycle of gangland violence in Louth 'will only lead to further tragedy'

Gardaí are expecting an escalation in the feud after the murder of Keith Branigan last week.

# murder - Friday 30 August, 2019

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US

Three people were killed in a shooting at a New Year’s Eve party in Ohio.

Drogheda feud: Gardaí bracing for 'violent escalation' in wake of Clogherhead killing

Gardaí believe a convicted criminal orchestrated Tuesday’s murder.

# murder - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Police investigating murder in Down make further appeal over car spotted short distance from scene

Malcolm McKeown was shot dead on Monday 19 August.