Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Murder

Last year
Four people released without charge after being arrested over murder of Lee Slattery in 2010
The 24-year-old’s body was discovered in Limerick on 31 May 2010.
Four people arrested as part of investigation into murder of Lee Slattery in 2010
All four are currently being held at garda stations in the Limerick and Clare Garda Divisions.
Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India
An autopsy report confirmed sexual assault and asphyxiation as the cause of death.
May 2023 date set for provisional trial on murder of Thomas O'Halloran
The judge set a plea hearing for November with a provisional trial of up to three weeks in May 2023.
Tributes pour in for Clare man murdered in London
A verified online fundraiser has been set up to pay for Mr O’Halloran’s funeral expenses, with over €2,500 (£2,165) raised so far.
Man who shot jogger Ahmaud Arbery given life sentence for hate crime
Travis McMichael’s punishment is largely symbolic as he had already been sentenced to life without parole for murder earlier this year.
Man (29) arrested on suspicion of murder after 63-year-old man found dead in Co Antrim
The man was found dead at his home yesterday morning.
Gardaí launch murder investigation of Dundalk attack three weeks ago
Marius Juodenas was discovered with serious injuries three weeks ago and died yesterday.
Man remanded in custody charged with murder of Lisa Thompson
Lisa Thompson was stabbed to death at her home in May of this year.
Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo
Abe was shot at close range on Friday while giving a campaign speech in the city of Nara.
Gardaí to conduct 'full review' of Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder case
Sophie’s body was discovered on a lane near her holiday home in December, 1996.
PSNI charge man with murder of 77-year-old woman in Tyrone
The woman’s body was discovered at the house on Sunday morning.
Nigerian forces hunt gunmen who killed 50 at church
No-one has claimed responsibility for the killings.
Man charged in connection with Balbriggan murder in 65-year-old man's home
Pensioner Christopher Hall was found in his home by his daughter.
Derek Chauvin appeals against murder conviction over George Floyd killing
Mr Floyd died on 25 May, 2020, after Chauvin pinned the black man to the ground with his knee on his neck.
Lyra McKee’s family ‘waiting for justice’ three years after her murder
Vigils were held in Belfast and Derry to mark the third anniversary of Ms McKee’s death on April 18 2019.
Police launch murder investigation after woman stabbed to death
The woman, Alyson Nelson, 64, died a short time later – a man has been arrested by police.
Gardaí continue probe into Limerick assault death as post mortem completed
Alan Bourke, 48, died when he was found with serious injuries last Friday night.
22-year-old man charged with murders of Aidan Moffitt and Michael Snee in Sligo
Yousef Palani appeared before Sligo District Court at 4.45pm.
Man (20s) remains in garda custody after being arrested on suspicion of murder in Sligo
Two separate murder investigations are underway in Sligo town.
Gardaí launch murder investigation after man's body discovered in Sligo house
The dead man has been named locally as Aidan Moffitt, originally from Roscommon but living for a number of years in Sligo.
Jury fails to reach verdict in trial of boy (16) accused of murdering Urantsetseg Tserendorj
Urantsetseg Tserendorj died from a stab wound in the neck.
At least six dead, 10 wounded in California shooting
A video posted online showed people scuffling in the street, then starting to run as gunfire can be heard.
Man who cleaned up home where Keane Mulready Woods was murdered is jailed for four years
Mulready Woods, from Drogheda, was last seen alive in the town on 12 January 2020.
Gardaí arrest two people in connection with Ashling Murphy murder probe
The two people are arrested under legislation dealing with allegedly assisting a suspect.
Man due in court charged in relation to 2018 murder of Conor Quinn in Cork
Quinn died following an altercation at around 8.30pm on 12 July 2018.
'Predatory' man admits murder of primary school teacher Sabina Nessa
CCTV footage captured the moment Koci Selamaj swiftly overwhelmed Nessa by repeatedly striking her.
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.
Gardaí renew appeal for information over 2005 murder of 36-year-old Donegal man
Shaun Duffy was murdered at his home on 29 January 2005.
Murder investigation launched following death of 18-year old Fionntán McGarvey
A 21-year-old man has been arrested.
Second man released without charge after being arrested by investigating gardaí
A file will now be prepared for the DPP.
12-year sentence for man who killed woman in knife attack after jury's rejection of 'insanity' plea
Justice Paul Burns described the incident as a “brutal attack” upon “a defenceless woman”.
Gardaí issue description of Tullamore person of interest and urge public not to share 'unhelpful' messages on social media
Searches are set to take place at a bottle bank near the scene of the murder today.
Three men given life sentences for killing jogger Ahmaud Arbery
A judge said Greg and Travis McMichael will never be freed while William Bryan must serve at least 30 years.
Man (36) due in court charged with murder in Co Down
The man will appear in Newtownards Magistrates Court via videolink today.
Man arrested as PSNI launch murder probe into morning stabbing
The 28-year-old man was stabbed at 11am this morning on Church Street, Downpatrick.
All time
Gardaí continue to question man over death of woman in Wicklow
The woman was found dead after a violent attack at a house in Enniskerry yesterday.
Man found guilty of murdering wife by stabbing her to death in Dublin home
Alan Ward (54) had pleaded not guilty to murdering his wife Catherine Ward (41).
Belfast murder victim shot through window in front of family
A shot was also fired at the sister of victim Mark Hall, passing through her handbag.
Victim in Belfast murder investigation named as Caoimhe Morgan
A 30-year-old man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder.