John Tighe

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Cycling has taken off in a big way in recent years – no longer is the golf club membership an essential for networking or male bonding sessions. Photograph: iStock

Picture this . . . the alarm goes off on a Saturday morning, Freddie Mercury can be heard screaming “bicycle” at the top of his lungs as the man exits(...)

John Tighe (40), of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo,  pleaded not guilty to murdering his son Joshua Sussbier Tighe at his home on June 1st, 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man has been given a life sentence after being found guilty of murdering his 6½-month-old son in Co Mayo almost five years ago. John Tighe (40), of(...)

Murder-accused John Tighe has maintained from the outset that he was changing the baby’s nappy, went to the toilet and when he returned Joshua was choking on  tissue. Photograph: Collins

A jury will return to the Central Criminal Court on Friday to consider its verdict in the trial of a man who denies murdering his infant son. John T(...)

John Tighe (40) of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Eoin Reynolds A jury will resume considering its verdict on Friday in the trial of a man who denies murdering his infant son. John Tighe (40) of L(...)

John Tighe (40) of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Wednesday  morning. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A jury hearing the trial of a father accused of murdering his baby son must be “certain of his guilt” before they can return a guilty verdict, his def(...)

The prosecution has completed its evidence in the case of John Tighe, who is accused of murdering his six-month-old son.

John Tighe, who is on trial accused of murdering his six-month-old son, went on to have a second child with the deceased baby’s mother, the Central Cr(...)

John Tighe (40) of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo,  leaving Central Criminal Court in Dublin where he is on trial for the murder of his son, Joshua Sussbier Tighe. Photograph: Collins Courts

A father accused of murdering his baby son told gardaí “I did all I could,” as his child was dying in his arms. The jury in the trial of John Tighe h(...)

A new jury has been sworn to hear the trial of a father accused of murdering his baby son after delays in the trial due to snow. Justice Patrick McC(...)

Murder accused John Tighe (40), of Lavallyroe, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, arriving  at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A nurse who tried to help a father while his baby choked on a piece of tissue was not sure if he was following her instructions, a murder trial has he(...)