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Mark Nash said his rights under the European Convention had been breached because of the period of 12 years which elapsed between him first being questioned in respect of the Grangegorman murders, and the decision to formally charge him following the discovery of new evidence. File photograph: Collins Courts

An application from the serial murderer Mark Nash to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg has been thrown out. In an application (...)

Mark Nash is taken from the Bridewell Court after he was charged in October 2009 in connection with the deaths of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callinan in Grangegorman. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mark Nash has opened an appeal against his conviction for killing two women in Dublin 20 years ago. Nash was found guilty in 2015 of the “cold case”(...)

Mark Nash: he was found guilty of the murders of Sylvia Sheils (59) and Mary Callanan (61) at  sheltered housing in Grangegorman and for the murder  of two people  Co Roscommon. Photograph by Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Mark Nash has lost a Supreme Court appeal seeking damages for the delay in prosecuting him for murdering two women in Grangegorman, Dublin almost 20 y(...)

The State has again turned down a prison transfer request by convicted murderer Mark Nash, said to be “highly suicidal”

The State has again turned down a request by convicted murderer Mark Nash, said to be “highly suicidal” and at risk of dying due to not eating for som(...)

Robert Barron SC, for the State, said the transfer application is still being considered by a senior official in the Prison Service and a decision will be made by Wednesday afternoon.   File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A decision whether to allow convicted murderer Mark Nash’s application for his transfer back to Dublin’s Arbour Hill prison will be made on Wednesday(...)

Mark Nash (file picture). Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Convicted double murderer Mark Nash has stopped eating food, has lost up to four stone in weight and has been hospitalised due to concerns about his h(...)

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 (...)

Following his conviction for the 1997 double murders of  Mary Callanan (61) and Sylvia Shiels (60), Mark Nash will be serving four life sentences

Following his conviction for the 1997 double murders of psychiatric patients Mary Callanan (61) and Sylvia Shiels (60), Mark Nash will be serving four(...)

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(...)

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