‘I was warned that a lot of responsibility comes with writing to a prisoner because in many cases that’s all they have’: Angel Cullinane, who writes to and receives letters from a prisoner on death row. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In one sickening wave after another, the details of Elaine O’Hara’s murder trial kept coming earlier this year. Yet it was only afterwards that one(...)

State Pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy said the lack of pathological evidence in the Graham Dwyer murder trial made her think he might be found not guilty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The State Pathologist Marie Cassidy has expressed surprise at the jury’s guilty verdict in the Graham Dywer murder trial, based on the lack of patholo(...)

Graham Dwyer’s legal team will submit the grounds of appeal - the points of law on which it is seeking reappraisal in the courts - in the coming weeks, after which the prosecution will file its response.

Graham Dwyer’s appeal against his conviction for the murder of childcare worker Elaine O’Hara may be heard before the end of the year. Lawyers for Dwy(...)

Graham Dwyer was sentenced to life imprisonment this year for murdering Elaine O’Hara on August 22nd, 2012

Lawyers representing convicted murderer Graham Dwyer are expected to file appeal papers with the courts at some stage today .Dwyer (42) officially has(...)

Graham Dwyer  (42), an architect from Kerrymount Close, Foxrock, Dublin, was found guilty of murdering childcare worker Ms O’Hara (36) on August 22nd, 2012. Photograph: Collins Courts

Graham Dwyer has only hours left to appeal his conviction for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. In March, Dwyer (42), an architect from Kerrymount Close, F(...)

Graham Dwyer was jailed for life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara. Photograph: Collins Courts

The lawyer who helped put murderer Graham Dwyer behind bars for life for the murder of Elaine O’Hara received over €100,000 for his work on the case.F(...)

Graham Dwyer looked down and seemed to wince as the court was told Elaine was ‘emotionally immature and very trusting of anyone who showed her kindness’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times 0:45

“We can hear her voice in the texts, just wanting to be loved.” The line in Frank O’Hara’s victim impact statement, relating to the texts exchanged be(...)

‘This is our life sentence. For us, there is no parole.’ 0:45

The sentence hearing of Graham Dwyer, convicted of the murder of childcare worker Elaine O’Hara in 2012, has heard a victim impact statement written b(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers bakery leaving Laganside Court in Belfast. Photograph: Stephen Kilkenny/PA Wire

Spare a thought for the beleaguered bakers and the offended florists. From Northern Ireland to the US states of Indiana and Arkansas, the Christian(...)

Joe Duffy:  only really starts to sound relaxed again on Wednesday, as Liveline resumes its role as the nation’s outlet for gripes about contemporary life.  Photo:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

The air may be distressingly thick with cases of murdered women, but as Joe Duffy discusses the long unsolved female homicide, he sounds positively ch(...)