Shane Geoghegan’s parents Tom and Mary and his brother Anthony follow the hearse at his funeral in November 2008. Phortograph: Julien Behal/PA

There were no celebrations, cheers or spontaneous displays of joy. Instead, the life sentence handed down yesterday to John Dundon, leader of Limerick(...)

John Dundon’s solicitor John Devane outside the Special Criminal Court yesterday. He said his client wore  headphones in court to avoid hearing what he believed would be a “tissue of lies” against him, as he vehemently insists he is innocent. Photograph:  Eric Luke

If you look at investigating officers at the end of a major murder trial, you see the tension evaporate from their faces at the moment of conviction. (...)

 John Dundon is driven under escort, from the Special Criminal Court, after being sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Carl O’BrienFive years after a murder which shook the city of Limerick and shocked the entire country, John Dundon has begun a life sentence for killi(...)

John Dundon is driven under escort from the Special Criminal Court  after being sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. Photograph: Eric Luke

John Dundon’s conviction was met with widespread relief across Limerick, where there has not been a murder for 19 months.“They said Shane Geogheghan w(...)

Solicitor John Devane speaking outside the Special Criminal Court after John Dundon was today sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

John Dundon’s solicitor has said his client may appeal his conviction for murder.Mr Dundon was found guilty today at the Special Criminal Court of org(...)

A 2006 file photograph of John Dundon.

Career criminal John Dundon has plenty of form in threatening to kill people.With two such convictions and lengthy prison sentences behind him, and no(...)

The Special Criminal Court has found that John Dundon was responsible for the killing of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick almost five years ago.

John Dundon has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan in Limerick almost five years ago.The Special Criminal(...)

MrJustice Nicholas Kearns: presided over the trial at the Special Criminal Court.  Photograph: Eric Luke

A court has been told John Dundon’s carelessness in describing a man he wanted killed caused the death of innocent rugby player Shane Geoghegan. The S(...)

 John Dundon who is on trial for the murder of Garryowen player Shane Geoghegan in 2008.

The prosecution has closed its case in the trial of Limerick man John Dundon, who is accused of murdering rugby player Shane Geoghegan almost five yea(...)

 John Dundon: has pleaded not guilty to murdering Shane Geoghegan on November 9th, 2008.

A 29-year-old Limerick woman has said that she heard John Dundon plan a killing a couple of weeks before rugby player Shane Geoghegan was murdered in (...)

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