Patrick Quirke

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Michelle Ryan: ’Justice has been got to a degree, but we still feel… no, give me back Daddy. It is never going to be over.’ Photograph: Collins

Murder victim Bobby Ryan’s daughter and son have vowed never to return to their homes in Tipperary. Michelle and Robert Ryan, who have children of th(...)

 Patrick Quirke  arriving at court. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

It is a walk of just a few hundred metres from Bobby Ryan’s home on Upper Friar Street in Cashel to the pubs on Main Street where some of the most imp(...)

Garda forensics and a diver at work near a slurry tank Bobby Ryan’s body  was discovered at the back of farm in Fawnagown outside Tipperary town. Photograph: Press 22

Of all the twists and turns in the murder trial of Tipperary farmer Patrick Quirke, the revelation that gardaí searching for his victim’s body acted o(...)

 Patrick Quirke who was convicted of  the murder of Bobby Ryan.  Photograph: Collins

Tipperary farmer Patrick Quirke is expected to appeal his conviction for the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan. Quirke was found guilty by a majority(...)

Patrick Quirke was jailed for life for the murder of Bobby Ryan. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Men like Patrick Quirke who begin life terms having never been in jail usually struggle at the start of their sentence, according to informed sources.(...)

A copy of the letter written to the Sunday Independent Dear Patricia column by Patrick Quirke in 2011.

Convicted murderer Patrick Quirke wrote a letter to an agony aunt which revealed his state of mind and was published in a national newspaper four mont(...)

Patrick Quirke (50), of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary, at court on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A retired policewoman who got involved in the search for murdered man Bobby Ryan has praised An Garda Síochána for its persistence throughout the case(...)

Patrick Quirke arriving at the Courts of Criminal Justice. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Patrick Quirke’s defence team repeatedly argued that the Garda had made serious mistakes or “systems failures” during the investigation in a bid to su(...)

 Patrick Quirke and his wife Imelda  arriving at the Courts of Criminal Justice  where he was convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Tipperary farmer Patrick Quirke (50) stared straight ahead as the jury’s decision that he was guilty of murder was read out in the Central Criminal Co(...)

Patrick Quirke (50) arriving at court during his murder trial. File photograph: Collins.

In Court 13 at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin for nearly three months, the family of Bobby “Mr Moonlight” Ryan sat with quiet dignity while deta(...)

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