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#Murder

# murder - Friday 28 February, 2020

'Trusted member' of Patricia O'Connor's family found guilty of impeding murder investigation
# Keith Johnston
# Keith Johnston

'Trusted member' of Patricia O'Connor's family found guilty of impeding murder investigation

Updated Feb 28th 2020, 11:28 AM 14,641 Views 0 Comments

Father-of-three Kieran Greene was found guilty of the 61-year-old on Tuesday.

# murder - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Daughter found guilty of impeding prosecution in mother's murder trial
# Louise O'connor
# Louise O'connor

Daughter found guilty of impeding prosecution in mother's murder trial

Updated Feb 27th 2020, 1:58 PM 12,629 Views 0 Comments

The jury found Louise was an “integral part” of the charade and had acted in support of her daughter Stephanie.

# murder - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Man arrested in connection with Keane Mulready-Woods murder released
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Man arrested in connection with Keane Mulready-Woods murder released

Feb 25th 2020, 9:59 AM 17,272 Views 32 Comments

A second man remains in custody.

# murder - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Man who murdered wife and two daughters before fleeing UK in 2007 has been jailed for life
# Jailed
# Jailed

Man who murdered wife and two daughters before fleeing UK in 2007 has been jailed for life

Feb 6th 2020, 3:11 PM 22,869 Views 21 Comments

The jury deliberated for two days to find him guilty of all the charges.

# murder - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

'I apologise for those remarks and I unreservedly withdraw them': SF's Murphy issues apology to family of Paul Quinn
# Conor Murphy
# Conor Murphy

'I apologise for those remarks and I unreservedly withdraw them': SF's Murphy issues apology to family of Paul Quinn

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 10:08 PM 90,767 Views 93 Comments

Paul Quinn (21) was beaten to death by a gang of men in a farm shed in Monaghan in 2007.

The 2007 killing of Paul Quinn: A timeline of the investigation and the political fallout
# Paul Quinn
# Paul Quinn

The 2007 killing of Paul Quinn: A timeline of the investigation and the political fallout

Feb 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 27,222 Views 120 Comments

Today, Sinn Féin’s Conor Murphy apologised to Paul Quinn’s family for comments he made in 2007.

Woman arrested as part of investigation into murder of homeless man in Cork
# Timmy Hourihane
# Timmy Hourihane

Woman arrested as part of investigation into murder of homeless man in Cork

Feb 5th 2020, 9:05 AM 15,183 Views 9 Comments

Timmy Hourihane, who was aged in his 50s, died after being assaulted last October.

# murder - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Lesotho first lady charged with killing PM's ex-wife
# Maesaiah Thabane
# Maesaiah Thabane

Lesotho first lady charged with killing PM's ex-wife

Feb 4th 2020, 5:58 PM 16,388 Views 0 Comments

Maesaiah Thabane, 42, will spend the night in custody after she came out of hiding and turned herself in to the police.

# murder - Friday 31 January, 2020

Jury in Adrian Donohoe murder trial shown footage of moment Garda was shot dead
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Jury in Adrian Donohoe murder trial shown footage of moment Garda was shot dead

Jan 31st 2020, 9:07 PM 18,919 Views 0 Comments

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
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Son of Patricia O'Connor tells trial his sister did not want to report their mother as missing person

Jan 31st 2020, 6:21 PM 18,565 Views 0 Comments

Richard O’Connor told the Central Criminal Court today that his mother was a “straight shooter”.

# murder - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Gardaí investigating murder of Frankie Dunne question man in Romania
# Cork
# Cork

Gardaí investigating murder of Frankie Dunne question man in Romania

Jan 30th 2020, 8:21 PM 13,427 Views 0 Comments

Frankie’s body was found in derelict house in Cork city on 28 December.

Two women arrested in connection with 1999 murder of Jonathan Cairns
# Derry
# Derry

Two women arrested in connection with 1999 murder of Jonathan Cairns

Jan 30th 2020, 11:29 AM 24,262 Views 0 Comments

The women, aged 46 and 72, were arrested in Derry.

# murder - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

'He's missed so much': Fresh appeal 10 years on from murder of 26-year-old Kenneth Fetherston
# Appeal
# Appeal

'He's missed so much': Fresh appeal 10 years on from murder of 26-year-old Kenneth Fetherston

Jan 29th 2020, 9:35 AM 16,299 Views 4 Comments

Kenneth Fetherston was last seen on 22 September 2009.

# murder - Friday 24 January, 2020

Teenage boy charged with killing of student Cameron Blair in Cork
# Bandon Road
# Bandon Road

Teenage boy charged with killing of student Cameron Blair in Cork

Jan 24th 2020, 7:58 PM 74,465 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old student was fatally stabbed at a house party in Cork city last week.

# murder - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Murder accused told gardaí he believed mother-in-law tried to kill her husband
# Courts
# Courts

Murder accused told gardaí he believed mother-in-law tried to kill her husband

Jan 22nd 2020, 2:41 PM 15,510 Views 0 Comments

The jury was listening to garda interviews today in the trial of Kieran Greene (34).

# murder - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Son who kicked father to death was 'provoked' by 'domineering and controlling' man, court hears
# Clondalkin
# Clondalkin

Son who kicked father to death was 'provoked' by 'domineering and controlling' man, court hears

Jan 21st 2020, 11:03 PM 36,490 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Tims told his son he wished he’d never been born and called him a “disappointment”, the Central Criminal Court was told today.

# murder - Friday 17 January, 2020

Dublin and Wicklow mountains used as a 'dumping ground' for Patricia O'Connor's remains, court told
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Dublin and Wicklow mountains used as a 'dumping ground' for Patricia O'Connor's remains, court told

Updated Jan 17th 2020, 5:24 PM 21,545 Views 0 Comments

The court has heard that the body of Mrs O’Connor was dismembered into 15 separate parts that were found at nine different locations.

# murder - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan
# Alexandru Iordache
# Alexandru Iordache

Romanian man charged with murder of Limerick pensioner Rose Hanrahan

Jan 16th 2020, 10:13 PM 27,283 Views 0 Comments

Alexandru Iordache was extradited from the UK today.

# murder - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

'No coincidence' human body parts dumped in areas of Dublin linked to gangland crime
# Drogheda Feud
# Drogheda Feud

'No coincidence' human body parts dumped in areas of Dublin linked to gangland crime

Jan 15th 2020, 9:25 PM 53,636 Views 59 Comments

Gardaí confirmed this evening the remains were identified as belonging to Keane Mulready-Woods.

Woman charged with murder of Irishman in London last year
# Adrian Murphy
# Adrian Murphy

Woman charged with murder of Irishman in London last year

Jan 15th 2020, 8:04 AM 34,216 Views 0 Comments

Adrian Murphy was found dead in June 2019.

# murder - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'A true friend and a gentle soul': Funeral mass of murdered Frankie Dunne takes place in Cork
# RIP
# RIP

'A true friend and a gentle soul': Funeral mass of murdered Frankie Dunne takes place in Cork

Jan 8th 2020, 12:48 PM 12,348 Views 4 Comments

The mourners heard how Frankie possessed an inquisitive mind and was interested in nature, racing and cooking.

# murder - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Gardaí probing murder of Limerick pensioner waiting on suspect to be extradited to Ireland
# Rose Hanrahan
# Rose Hanrahan

Gardaí probing murder of Limerick pensioner waiting on suspect to be extradited to Ireland

Dec 31st 2019, 9:46 AM 16,378 Views 2 Comments

Rose Hanrahan was killed in December 2017.

# murder - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Murder, rape and drug offences: Over 1,100 Irish citizens arrested by Met Police this year
# Arrests
# Arrests

Murder, rape and drug offences: Over 1,100 Irish citizens arrested by Met Police this year

Dec 29th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,949 Views 16 Comments

A total of 152 Irish people were arrested by Met Police for common assault.

# murder - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Man appears in court charged with murders of man and woman
# Belfast
# Belfast

Man appears in court charged with murders of man and woman

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 12:57 PM 18,298 Views 0 Comments

The victims have been named as 37-year-old Frances Murray and 47-year-old Joseph Dutton.

# murder - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Man charged with murder of Belfast couple
# Murder Probe
# Murder Probe

Man charged with murder of Belfast couple

Updated Dec 24th 2019, 5:11 PM 22,224 Views 0 Comments

The man is expected to appear before Belfast Magistrates Court on Thursday 26 December.

# murder - Friday 20 December, 2019

Police welcome conviction of Co Antrim man for 'brutal and senseless' murder of Robert Flowerday
# Murder
# Murder

Police welcome conviction of Co Antrim man for 'brutal and senseless' murder of Robert Flowerday

Dec 20th 2019, 3:20 PM 8,960 Views 4 Comments

The body of Flowerday (64) was found in his home at Mill Road in Crumlin, Co Antrim on 28 January.

# murder - Monday 16 December, 2019

Second arrest over murder of man who was sleeping rough in Cork city
# Mardyke Walk
# Mardyke Walk

Second arrest over murder of man who was sleeping rough in Cork city

Updated Dec 16th 2019, 3:53 PM 12,290 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested this morning.

Patrick Quirke appeal against Bobby Ryan murder conviction to be heard in October 2020
# Mr Moonlight
# Mr Moonlight

Patrick Quirke appeal against Bobby Ryan murder conviction to be heard in October 2020

Dec 16th 2019, 12:05 PM 10,142 Views 0 Comments

The appeal has been fixed for 13 October. It is expected to last four days.

# murder - Sunday 15 December, 2019

Two years on, nobody has been charged over the murder of this Limerick woman
# Rose Hanrahan
# Rose Hanrahan

Two years on, nobody has been charged over the murder of this Limerick woman

Dec 15th 2019, 5:17 PM 21,663 Views 7 Comments

A garda investigation into the murder of Rose Hanrahan (78) is following a definite line of enquiry.

# murder - Friday 13 December, 2019

Man jailed for murder of infant son found not guilty by reason of insanity following retrial
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for murder of infant son found not guilty by reason of insanity following retrial

Dec 13th 2019, 4:02 PM 13,895 Views 0 Comments

Yusif Ali Abdi was initially tried before the Central Criminal Court in 2003.

# murder - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Man in his 40s arrested over 2015 murder of Peter Murphy in Co Cork
# Arrest
# Arrest

Man in his 40s arrested over 2015 murder of Peter Murphy in Co Cork

Dec 12th 2019, 5:05 PM 19,461 Views 3 Comments

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

# murder - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
# Jim Donegan
# Jim Donegan

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school

Dec 4th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,868 Views 2 Comments

Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December 2018.

# murder - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months
# Dublin's Fair City
# Dublin's Fair City

Murder, drugs crimes, and other offences on the rise in Dublin region in the last 12 months

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:23 PM 13,923 Views 14 Comments

Begging offences on the streets of Dublin has decreased but some representatives said this does not reflect the reality.

# murder - Sunday 1 December, 2019

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe
# Daphne Galizia
# Daphne Galizia

MPs back Malta Prime Minister to keep job despite protests over murder probe

Dec 1st 2019, 6:58 PM 7,022 Views 0 Comments

Anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed by a car bomb in 2017.

# murder - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Irishwoman killed in Australia in 90s had cuts consistent with 'sawing', court hears
# Ciara Glennon
# Ciara Glennon

Irishwoman killed in Australia in 90s had cuts consistent with 'sawing', court hears

Nov 26th 2019, 9:00 AM 44,683 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Glennon moved to Australia with her Irish family when she was five years old.

Eoin Boylan killing: Gardaí probing links between Coolock shooting and previous feud murders
# Gangland Dublin
# Gangland Dublin

Eoin Boylan killing: Gardaí probing links between Coolock shooting and previous feud murders

Nov 26th 2019, 6:10 AM 29,113 Views 0 Comments

Five men have now died as a result of this ongoing feud.

# murder - Friday 22 November, 2019

Murder probe launched after man (68) dies in 'vicious and violent' attack in Co Down
# Bangor
# Bangor

Murder probe launched after man (68) dies in 'vicious and violent' attack in Co Down

Nov 22nd 2019, 4:17 PM 8,415 Views 3 Comments

The body of Michael Kerr was discovered inside his home in Bangor on Tuesday.

Father of murdered teenager appeals for killer to come forward on twelfth anniversary of his death
# Limerick
# Limerick

Father of murdered teenager appeals for killer to come forward on twelfth anniversary of his death

Nov 22nd 2019, 10:15 AM 13,172 Views 2 Comments

The body of 19-year-old Jeffrey Hannan’s was found near his home in 2007.

# murder - Thursday 21 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 52,620 Views 53 Comments

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
# Pat Heeran
# Pat Heeran

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

Nov 15th 2019, 5:46 PM 14,200 Views 6 Comments

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