Dean Lyons

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Mark Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering two women whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Dublin 21 years ago. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

The Court of Appeal has upheld serial killer Mark Nash’s conviction for the “cold-case” killing of two women in Dublin known as the Grangegorman murd(...)

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Everyone’s talking about Making A Murderer, the ground-breaking documentary series from Netflix which explores the case of Steven Avery, the Wiscons(...)

In today’s terms, Dean Lyons  would be classified as having a moderate general learning disability

Dean Lyons, the man who first admitted the killings of Sylvia Sheils and Mary Callanan, was 23-years-old at the time of the murders.Born on April 20th(...)

Stella Nolan holds a photograph of her and her sister murder victim Sylvia Shiels, taken in the early 1960s at the horse show in the RDS. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The sentence hearing of Mark Nash, convicted of the murder of Sylvia Sheils (59) and Mary Callanan (61) in Grangegorman in Dublin in 1997, has heard (...)

Mark Nash (centre) is taken from the Bridewell Court in Dublin after he was charged in October 2009 in connection with the killings of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callinan in Grangegorman in 1997. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For months after the mutilated remains of Mary Callanan (61), and Sylvia Sheils (60), were found in sheltered accommodation for psychiatric patients i(...)

Murder victim Sylvia Shiels.

March 7th, 1997: Mary Callanan (61) and Sylvia Sheils (60) found dead in sheltered accommodation at 1 Orchard Walk, Grangegorman, Dublin. June 16th, 1(...)

The jury in the trial of Mark Nash for the murder of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callanan in 1997 has resumed deliberations at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering two women 18 years ago will continue its deliberations on Monday. Five women and six men are delib(...)

Mark Nash, who is accused of murdering two women in Grangegorman in 1997. File photograph: Collins Courts.

A jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering two women 18 years ago spent nearly 40 minutes deliberating on Thursday afternoon at the Central Cri(...)

Dean Lyons, now deceased, was the first person who made an independent admission to the murder of Sylvia Shields (60) and Mary Callanan (61) between March 6th and March 7th, 1997

A former Assistant Garda Commissioner has told a jury how a man who was first charged with the 1997 murder of one woman, but later had the charge with(...)

Mark Nash (42), who has last addresses at Prussia Street and Clonliffe Road in Dublin, has pleaded not guilty at the Central Criminal Court to the murder of Sylvia Shields (60) and Mary Callanan (61) between March 6th and 7th 1997. Photograph: Collins.

The trial of a man charged with a 1997 double murder has heard that a confession allegedly made by him in relation to the killings was “produced” by g(...)

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