Manuela Riedo

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Manuela Riedo’s parents, Arlette and Hans-Pieter, in Salthill, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When the news of their 17-year-old daughter’s death was broken to Arlette and Hans-Pieter Riedo on October 9th, 2007, it was every parent’s worst nigh(...)

A locket worn by Arlette Riedo mother of Swiss student Manuela Riedo who was murdered in Ireland in 2007. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

“This is like a bridge to get us through the hard times.” The words of Hans Peter, father of murdered Swiss teenager Manuela Riedo, in Galway yesterda(...)

 Snow business: Jenny Jones of Great Britain competings in the snowboard women’s slopestyle at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

It says a lot about the slim pickings on TV this week that curling quickly became my default viewing ( Live Winter Olympics (...)

Paediatrician Dr Joanne Nelson: she helped set up a 24-hour treatment service for children who have been sexually abused in Galway.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway has become the first city in the State to offer a 24-hour treatment service for children who have been sexually abused – and aims to become the(...)

Six years after Swiss student Manuela Riedo was murdered in Galway, several hundred balloons were released today in her memory and as a mark of solida(...)