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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

John Tighe  arrives at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin on Thursday  where he is on trial for the murder of his  son Joshua Sussbier Tighe. Photograph:  Collins

Baby Joshua Tighe, whose father is on trial accused of his murder, had paper that matched two different tissue boxes in his throat when he died, a for(...)

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(...)