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Mr Justice Paul Coffey said Deirdre Morley continues to suffer from a mental disorder under the meaning of the legislation and is in need of inpatient care at a designated centre.

Paediatric nurse Deirdre Morley, who was found not guilty of the murders of her three children by reason of insanity, has been committed to the Centr(...)

 Deirdre Morley. File photograph: Garda/PA Wire

A hearing in the case of paediatric nurse Deirdre Morley, who smothered her three young children at their family home and was found not guilty of thei(...)

Andrew McGinley with Conor, Darragh and Carla. A jury has found his wife, Deirdre Morley, not guilty of murdering their three children by reason of insanity. File photograph via Facebook

Andrew McGinley, whose wife Deirdre Morley has been found not guilty of murdering their three children by reason of insanity, has said he believes the(...)

Psychiatrist Dr Brenda Wright outside the court after giving evidence in the trial of Deirdre Morley for the murder of her three children. Photograph: Alan Betson

Four days after she took the lives of her three children by suffocating them, Deirdre Morley told doctors at Tallaght University Hospital that she “w(...)

Deirdre Morley and Andrew McGinley pictured with their  children Conor, Darragh  and Carla McGinley.

The jury in the trial of Deirdre Morley, who has been charged with the murder of her three children, is to continue its deliberations on Thursday(...)

The judge said that having considered the reports from each of the doctors and their testimonies before the court, he accepted   the woman was unfit to be tried.

A Dublin mother who faced 61 charges relating to the neglect and abuse of her two youngest children has been found unfit to be tried. The 50-year-old(...)

Alan Cawley (30) has admitted killing Thomas Blaine (69) and John (Jack) Blaine (76) but has pleaded not guilty to murdering them

A man accused of murdering two brothers in Co Mayo was voluntarily intoxicated on the night which lead him to act in “an extremely impulsive and viole(...)

Hazel Waters, who was sentenced on Thursday. Photograph: Pádraig O’Reilly

A woman who suffered from a personality disorder and stabbed her toddler son to death in Co Dublin has been sentenced to five years in prison. Hazel (...)

Garda Donal Maguire (40), of Rock Road, Bundoran, Co Donegal, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to two counts of harassing a female colleague  at a location in Dublin on dates between February 18th and March 11th, 2012 and between August 1st, 2012 and February 4th, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A garda who harassed a married female sergeant by sending her a Valentine’s Card, numerous emails and a friend request on Facebook has been found not (...)

Bijan Afshar (23), who beat his mother Lynn Cassidy (50) to death in June 2014 was committed to the Central Mental Hospital, Dundrum, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An autistic man who beat his mother to death has been found not guilty of her murder by reason of insanity. Bijan Afshar (23) was accused of the murd(...)

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