Mr Justice Garrett Sheehan explained to the jurors that provocation is a subjective test.

Robert Corbet admitted killing Aoife Phelan. He strangled her with his forearm in the garage of his family home before putting a black sack over he(...)

Robert Corbet was sentenced to life in prison today after he was found guilty this afternoon of the murder of Aoife Phelan in 2012.

Aoife Phelan’s family has described her as a beautiful and vibrant woman who was “one in a million”.A victim impact statement on behalf of the family (...)

Isobel Kennedy SC said of Robert Corbet: “This was a man entirely in control. His acts were deliberate and calculated”

A Laois man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 30-year-old nanny Aoife Phelan in 2012.Robert Corbet (25) of Capoley, Sheffield Cro(...)

The jury has begun deliberating in the trial of the Laois man charged with murdering Aoife Phelan, having been told to ignore the desecration of her b(...)

Robert Corbet told the court today that Aoife Phelan had been  speaking quite aggressively and in a very harsh tone before he attacked her.

A 25-year-old Laois man has told his murder trial he would have said anything to get his Garda interviews finished when he described the woman he kil(...)

Gardaí found the body of a 30-year-old woman buried in a barrel in Portlaoise, a murder trial has been told.Sgt Liam Mulhall was giving evidence at th(...)

The remains of Aoife Phelan are carried to St Patrick's Church, Ballyroan, Co Laois for her funeral last November. Photograp: Colin Keegan/Collins, Dublin.

A lorry driver accused of the murder of nanny Aoife Phelan in Co Laois in October last year has been served with a book of evidence and returne(...)