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#Murder

# 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 52,624 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 14,202 Views 6 Comments

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
# Murder
# Murder

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

Nov 9th 2019, 3:22 PM 49,352 Views 0 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Nov 8th 2019, 4:16 PM 18,145 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Limerick
# Limerick

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

Nov 8th 2019, 10:55 AM 40,564 Views 0 Comments

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
# Brooklyn Colbert

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

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 9:57 PM 48,845 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tribute
# Tribute

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

Nov 5th 2019, 6:04 PM 15,483 Views 0 Comments

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
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

'Forever is not long enough': Parents of Ana Kriegel react to sentencing

Nov 5th 2019, 3:24 PM 29,679 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ana Kriegel
# Ana Kriegel

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

Nov 5th 2019, 6:10 AM 22,810 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

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

Oct 28th 2019, 2:57 PM 27,383 Views 0 Comments

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
# Sydney
# Sydney

Australia's most notorious serial killer Ivan Milat dies

Oct 27th 2019, 1:15 PM 47,818 Views 26 Comments

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
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi
# Nusrat Jahan Rafi

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

Oct 24th 2019, 7:35 AM 39,093 Views 22 Comments

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
# Shane O'Brien

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

Oct 23rd 2019, 3:00 PM 37,279 Views 7 Comments

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
# Waterglade

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

Updated Oct 23rd 2019, 12:51 PM 108,210 Views 76 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 21st 2019, 7:00 PM 26,570 Views 24 Comments

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
# Patrick Sullivan

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

Oct 21st 2019, 4:37 PM 24,817 Views 3 Comments

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
# Murder
# Murder

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

Oct 16th 2019, 3:40 PM 11,942 Views 2 Comments

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
# Peter Donnelly

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

Oct 16th 2019, 6:15 AM 18,823 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Cork
# Cork

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

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 1:06 PM 20,196 Views 47 Comments

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
# Timothy Hourihane
# Timothy Hourihane

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

Oct 13th 2019, 9:06 PM 87,299 Views 59 Comments

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

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city
# Mardyke Walk
# Mardyke Walk

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following murder of man in Cork city

Updated Oct 13th 2019, 6:10 PM 63,780 Views 48 Comments

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
# Flight Risk
# Flight Risk

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

Oct 12th 2019, 1:46 PM 23,297 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mobile Home
# Mobile Home

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

Oct 9th 2019, 8:20 AM 37,509 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

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

Updated Oct 8th 2019, 9:18 PM 21,789 Views 0 Comments

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
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Trial of two men charged in connection with murder of Peter Butterly opens at Special Criminal Court

Oct 8th 2019, 5:32 PM 10,275 Views 0 Comments

The prosecution described it as a “meticulously planned” killing.

Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray
# Charlotte Murray
# Charlotte Murray

Derry man found guilty of murdering ex-fiancée Charlotte Murray

Oct 8th 2019, 5:14 PM 22,937 Views 4 Comments

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
# Inquest
# Inquest

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 1:48 PM 27,368 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Blackhill Forest
# Blackhill Forest

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

Oct 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 21,820 Views 1 Comment

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
# John Gibson
# John Gibson

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

Sep 28th 2019, 11:30 AM 18,406 Views 0 Comments

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
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

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

Sep 27th 2019, 3:21 PM 6,794 Views 4 Comments

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
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

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

Sep 25th 2019, 9:12 PM 39,163 Views 42 Comments

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
# Derk Wiersum
# Derk Wiersum

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

Sep 18th 2019, 10:00 PM 32,282 Views 28 Comments

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
# Aidan Kelly

Man arrested over Clare murder 13 years ago released without charge

Sep 15th 2019, 8:41 AM 12,161 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bandon Road
# Bandon Road

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

Updated Sep 12th 2019, 5:56 PM 43,574 Views 0 Comments

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
# Bandon Road
# Bandon Road

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

Sep 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 29,334 Views 0 Comments

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
# Raonaid Murray

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

Sep 4th 2019, 7:27 AM 21,377 Views 12 Comments

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'
# Keith Branigan
# Keith Branigan

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

Sep 1st 2019, 3:36 PM 11,998 Views 11 Comments

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
# Ohio
# Ohio

Brother of gymnast Simone Biles charged over triple murder in US

Aug 30th 2019, 11:07 PM 39,405 Views 0 Comments

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
# Escalating Feud
# Escalating Feud

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

Aug 30th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,443 Views 34 Comments

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
# PSNI
# PSNI

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

Aug 27th 2019, 6:40 PM 8,693 Views 0 Comments

Malcolm McKeown was shot dead on Monday 19 August.