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# 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.

Father-of-two Vincent Parsons was murdered following pub row, gardaí say

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses who were in the pub in Killinarden on Saturday night to come forward.

# murder - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Ian Bailey arrested in Cork on suspicion of drink driving

The 62-year-old was detained in Schull this evening.

# murder - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Woman charged with the murder of 2-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork

Lawyers representing Karen Harrington told the court that their client is four-and-a-half months pregnant.

# murder - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Mother convicted of murdering her two daughters, aged 17 months old and 3, in the UK

Louise Porton (23) will be sentenced tomorrow.

# murder - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Two teens named as suspects over murder of US-Australian couple in Canada

Kam McLeod (19) and Bryer Schmegelsky (18) were reported missing but are now believed to be on the run.

# murder - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Greek farmer confesses to killing American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

Eaton had been attending a conference on the island.

Thief who killed father-of-three after poisoning him with date rape drug found guilty

Gerald Matovu drugged and stole from men after meeting them for sex through dating apps such as Grindr.

# murder - Friday 12 July, 2019

Family of murdered woman say they believe their mother's death was planned and she knew her killer

Antoinette Smith’s body was discovered in a drain in Enniskerry, Wicklow, in 1988.

# murder - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Garda Commissioner apologises over handling of Brian Stack murder investigation

The family of murdered Brian Stack met with Drew Harris at Garda HQ this morning.

# murder - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Woman arrested in connection with Santina Cawley death released without charge

The woman was arrested yesterday by Gardaí.

# murder - Monday 8 July, 2019

The middle man: How another man's conviction led to confession by 'family friend' of Irene White

Irene White was killed in her home 14 years ago. One of her killers was jailed for life today.

Irene White's terminally ill sister expresses 'dying wish' that murderers brought to justice

A second man was sentenced today for the murder of the mother-of-three at her home in Louth in 2005.

Second man sentenced to life in prison for murdering Irene White 14 years ago

The mother-of-three was killed in her home in Louth in 2005.

Woman in her 30s arrested in connection with death of 2-year-old Santina Cawley

Santina was rushed to hospital shortly after 5am last Friday having sustained bone fractures and a serious head injury.

# murder - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Gardaí launch murder investigation following death of two-year-old at apartment in Cork

A two-year-old girl was found with serious injuries at the Elderwood apartment complex on Friday morning.

# murder - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Man arrested over 1984 murder of Marie Tierney released without charge

No one had been arrested in relation to the investigation until yesterday.

# murder - Monday 24 June, 2019

Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'

He said he was “tortured by memories” and could not explain why he had carried out the killings.

# murder - Thursday 20 June, 2019

NHS nurse who appeared on Britain's Got Talent murdered by boyfriend 'in a fit of rage'

Desmond Sylva was convicted of the murder yesterday.

# murder - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'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.

# murder - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Man charged in connection with death of 41-year-old woman in Westport

The man is due to appear before sitting of Castlebar District Court at 2pm today.

# murder - Friday 14 June, 2019

Baby boy who was cut from his mother's womb with a butcher's knife during attack in Chicago dies

Police say his mother, who was nine-months pregnant, was strangled.

# murder - Thursday 13 June, 2019

'His family remain devastated': Fresh appeal for information on 55-year-old murdered man

William McCormick – known as Pat – went missing in the Northern Irish town of Comber on 30 May.

# murder - Monday 10 June, 2019

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

# murder - Friday 7 June, 2019

DPP employee given 11-month sentence for disclosing information on arrest of murder case suspect

However, he was released within minutes after lodging a notice of appeal.

PSNI appeal as convicted murderer with connections to Dublin 'unlawfully at large'

McCabe was sentenced to life for murder but was released from prison on licence.

# murder - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Police release CCTV footage of last known movements of man they suspect was murdered

A 26-year-old man and 20-year-old woman were rearrested on suspicion of murder on Monday evening.

# murder - Friday 31 May, 2019

French court to give verdict on trial of Ian Bailey over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Bailey is not present at the trial, which began earlier this week.

# murder - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Bangladesh police to charge 16 people after 19-year-old woman burned to death

The killing of Nusrat Jahan Rafi last month sparked outrage in the country.

# murder - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Gardaí appeal for information on mountain bike involved in murder of Jordan Davis

Gardaí said they would like to speak to any person who may have had this type bicycle stolen in the recent past.

# murder - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

# murder - Thursday 16 May, 2019

US police question three people after baby taken from murdered pregnant teenager

The 19 year-old went missing in Chicago almost four weeks ago.

# murder - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Family members of victims to be consulted on how Ireland can introduce domestic homicide reviews

Pressure has been mounting to introduce the reviews after the murder of Clodagh Hawe and her three children.

# murder - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Woman pleads not guilty by reason of insanity to murder of her flatmate in South Dublin

Prosecuting counsel said the jury would have to decide if she was suffering from a mental disorder.

# murder - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Patrick Quirke found guilty of murder of Bobby Ryan in 'love rival' trial

The jury found the 50-year-old guilty following the longest murder trial in the history of the State.

Secret 'intimate recordings' and Joe O'Reilly internet search - what the 'love rival' jury didn't hear

The recordings were ruled as inadmissible because his defence team argued they would suggest to the jury that he had “strange sexual proclivities” and could prejudice them against him.