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Brothers Willie and Paddy Hennessy from Curraghgorm, near Kildorrery: found dead in a suspected murder-suicide in north Cork in February. Photograph: Seán Burke/Provision

Gardaí believe a north Cork man may have already killed his two older brothers when he rang his sister to say he had had a row with them and assured g(...)

Members of the Garda Forensics unit remove evidence at the scene in Rahin Woods,  near Edenderry where Philip Finnegan’s body was found.

A 24-year-old man’s decapitated body was found buried in a shallow grave in a Kildare woods, a prosecution barrister has told a murder trial. Brendan(...)

After three days of deliberations the jury foreman said they were “too far apart” to reach agreement on any of the available verdicts

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the trial of a man who denied murdering another man in a Dublin park. The trial of Feri Anghel was expected (...)

Mr Justice Paul Coffey said Deirdre Morley continues to suffer from a mental disorder under the meaning of the legislation and is in need of inpatient care at a designated centre.

Paediatric nurse Deirdre Morley, who was found not guilty of the murders of her three children by reason of insanity, has been committed to the Centr(...)

 Deirdre Morley. File photograph: Garda/PA Wire

A hearing in the case of paediatric nurse Deirdre Morley, who smothered her three young children at their family home and was found not guilty of thei(...)

The jury returned a unanimous verdict after a week-long trial. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The eldest daughter of a man who was murdered by his girlfriend’s estranged husband has told him she will never forgive him and hopes “he never sees t(...)

The man’s lawyer said the man could have died due to an accidental fall after his client had left the scene. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

Ross Outram, who was jailed for life for the murder of 90-year-old Paddy Lyons, has told the Court of Appeal that there is no proof that he caused the(...)

The Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street, Dublin, which house the Central Criminal Court. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A man who stabbed his ex-wife’s partner to death during an “argument” in the early hours has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court charged with (...)

The scene on the outskirts of Midleton, Co Cork, on Wednesday, where partial skeletal remains were found. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a human skull near Midleton in east Cork have recovered a number of bones which they hope will help scientists i(...)

It is understood that the skull is believed to be male and there is no sign of trauma. File photograph: Getty

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a human skull near Midleton in east Cork are hoping that tests by pathologists and forensic anthropologists will(...)

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