Jill Meagher’s father George McKeon makes a statement to the media on the steps of the supreme court after the sentencing of Adrian Ernest Bayley for his daughter’s rape and murder. Photograph: Fairfax

It brought 30,000 people onto the streets of Melbourne, prompted the opening of books of condolence in Irish towns and raised searching questions abou(...)

An undated Facebook image of Adrian Bayley

The man convicted of the rape and murder of Jill Meagher raped his first victim when his wife was pregnant with his first child, the Supreme Court of (...)

Standing outside the Melbourne court where his daughter Jill Meagher’s rapist and murderer had been jailed for at least 35 years, an emotional George (...)

Murder victim Jill Meagher

The premier of Victoria, the Australian state in which Irish woman Jill Meagher was murdered last year, said yesterday he was “shocked, surprised and (...)

Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle has  ordered contempt proceedings against Australian broadcaster Derryn Hinch for an article and link  on his website relating to Adrian Bayley, who last week pleaded guilty to the murder and rape last year of Irish woman Jill Meagher (above) in Melbourne.

An Australian broadcaster is to be charged with contempt of court over comments he made on his website about Adrian Bayley, who last week plead(...)

Jill Meagher from Drogheda, Co Louth, who was killed after a night out in Melbourne, Australia, last September. Photograph: Victoria Police/PA

In a brief court appearance today, Adrian Ernest Bayley (41) pleaded guilty to raping and murdering Irish woman Jill Meagher in Melbourne, Au(...)