Wheatfield Prison governor has told the High Court that Daniel McDonnell is the most at-risk prisoner in detention in Ireland, following an injunction by McDonnell to stop the governor from further breaching his rights through the terms of his confinement. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The governor of Wheatfield Prison has told the High Court a convicted murderer who has been in solitary confinement for more than a year is probably t(...)

Lawyers for jailed murderer Daniel McDonnell have brought fresh proceedings claiming the authorities at Wheatfield Prison have failed to act on foot of a High Court judgment

Lawyers for jailed murderer Daniel McDonnell have brought fresh proceedings claiming the authorities at Wheatfield Prison have failed to act on foot o(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara: shot dead in Tallaght in February 2012.

The governor of Wheatfield Prison is to appeal a High Court decision that the detention of a convicted murderer in solitary confinement for almost a y(...)

A 22 to 23 hour solitary confinement regime imposed for almost a year on a man serving a life sentence for the murder of a teenage girl amounts to a “(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara: shot dead in Tallaght in February 2012.

A man serving a life sentence for the murder of teenager Melanie McCarthy McNamara has brought a High Court challenge to his 23-hour daily lock-up reg(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara’s godmother, Jennifer Roche, gave an emotional victim impact statement on behalf of the late teenager’s family. Melanie’s parents, Stephen McCarthy and Melissa McNamara, were not in court.

Teenager Daniel McDonnell has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering 16-year-old Melanie McCarthy McNamara.Ms McCarthy(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara: was murdered on February 8th, 2012

The teenager charged with murdering Melanie McCarthy McNamara has admitted writing two letters in which the prosecution claims he bragged about shooti(...)

A murder trial has heard that teenager Melanie McCarthy McNamara was bleeding profusely from her skull when she arrived at hospital after being shot in Tallaght two years ago

A murder trial has heard that teenager Melanie McCarthy McNamara was bleeding profusely from her skull when she arrived at hospital after being shot i(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara: shot dead in Tallaght in February 2012.

A Dublin teenager has pleaded not guilty to murdering 16-year-old Melanie McCarthy McNamara in Tallaght almost two years ago.Daniel McDonnell of Broo(...)

Melanie McCarthy McNamara who was shot dead by Keith Hall last year.

A man recently jailed for his role in the shooting dead of 16-year-old Melanie McCarthy-McNamara has been left heavily scarred after boiling water was(...)