Judge warns 'idiots' who share identities of Ana Kriegel killers will be 'pursued with vigour'

A boy who was not involved in the murder of Ana Kriegel has been wrongly identified online as one of her killers, the Central Criminal Court heard today.

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Boy B's family 'forced into hiding' after photographs shared online

The family of one of the boys convicted of murdering Ana Kriegel has been "forced into hiding" following the publication of photographs online identifying him, the ...

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Twitter and Facebook summoned to court as social media users warned against sharing images of Boy A and Boy B

It follows the high profile Ana Kriegel trial, with reports of photographs of the two 14-year-old boys convicted of her murder being shared online.

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Teenager accused of murdering Japanese man in Dundalk deemed fit to stand trial

A 19-year-old accused of murdering a Japanese man will face trial later this year after being found fit to plead by a judge at the Central Criminal Court.

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Ana Kriegel Verdict: Boy A's defence team wanted jury to consider manslaughter

The defence team representing one of the boys accused of Ana Kriegel's murder asked the trial judge to allow the jury to consider a verdict of manslaughter for their ...

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Ana Kriegel verdict: ‘She will stay in our hearts, forever loved’

“Ana was a dream come true for us and she always will be.”

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Ana Kriegel verdict: The evidence the jury did not hear

The jury in the trial of the two boys accused of Ana Kriegel's murder were prevented from hearing that Boy A had searched online for "child porn" and "animal porn" ...

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Ana Kriegel verdict: Psychologist said Boy B was 'a pleasant, nice lad' suffering from PTSD

A clinical psychologist, whose evidence the judge refused to allow go before the jury, said that Boy B was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing ...

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'You bunch of scumbags...Innocent boy': Boy B's father reacts angrily to guilty verdict

A jury has convicted two 14-year-old boys of murdering "lonely and vulnerable" schoolgirl Anastasia Kriegel, whose naked body was found in an abandoned farmhouse ...

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Jury in Ana Kriegel trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

The jury in the trial of two boys accused of murdering 14-year-old schoolgirl Anastasia Kriegel have spent 11 hours and 24 minutes considering their verdicts and ...

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Ana Kriegel trial jury sent home for weekend after seven hours of deliberations

The jury in the trial of two boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel has ceased their deliberations and will return to court on Monday to continue considering ...

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Ana Kriegel trial: Jury sent home until tomorrow after four-and-a-half hours of deliberation

Latest: The jury in the Ana Kriegel trial has been sent home for the evening having deliberated for just over four-and-a-half hours in total.

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Kriegel Case: Both accused boys lied to gardaí, jury told

Both boys accused of murdering Ana Kriegel lied to the gardaí investigating her disappearance in May last year, Brendan Grehan, prosecuting, said yesterday ...

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Ana Kriegel 'suffered very violent death where she fought for her life,' prosecution tells murder trial

Ana Kriegel must have thought "her dreams came true" when she heard that one of the boys accused of her murder wanted to meet her in a local park, a barrister has ...

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Ana Kriegel trial: Forensic evidence against Boy A 'overwhelming', claims Prosecution in closing speech

Closing speeches are now underway in the trial of two boys accused of murdering the 14-year-old schoolgirl in Dublin last year.

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Boy B's father tells Ana Kriegel trial his son was afraid of Boy A

The father of one of the boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel said his son "is not capable of doing anything like that" and said the boy lied to gardaí ...

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Ana Kriegel trial: One of accused boys told friend that Boy A was 'trying to set him up', court hears

One of the boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel told a friend that he thought his co-accused was trying to set him up and was a "snake in the grass", the ...

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Ana Kriegel trial: Gardaí found copy book with 'satanic pledge drawing' in Boy B's home

A copybook containing a "Satanic pledge drawing" and a set of rules including: "No talking about Jesus or God, only Satan", was discovered in the home of one of ...

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Ana Kriegel murder trial hears Boy B claimed Boy A told him he wanted to kill Ana

The boy accused of luring Anastasia Kriegel to her death told gardaí his co-accused said to him and his friend that he was planning to kill the 14-year-old ...

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Boy B told gardaí he ran away when he realised Boy A 'was raping' Ana Kriegel, jury hears

One of the boys who denies murdering Anastasia Kriegel told gardaí he saw his co-accused "raping" the 14-year-old schoolgirl, the Central Criminal Court has ...

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Boy B told gardaí Ana said 'No, no, don't do this' after Boy A 'flipped her' in abandoned house

Boy B also told gardaí that he saw his co-accused Boy A on top of Ana, choking her as he took off her clothes, the Central Criminal Court has heard.

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Boy B cried as he described hearing Ana scream after he left her with Boy A at abandoned house, trial hears

One of the boys accused of murdering Anastasia Kriegel broke down crying as he described hearing Ana scream after he said he left her at an abandoned house with ...

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Ana Kriegel trial: Boy B told gardaí he gave a 'fake story' because he was scared and nervous

One of the boys accused of Anastasia Kriegel's murder told gardaí that he lied in his first interviews and said he made up a "fake story" because he couldn't ...

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Ana Kriegel trial hears one of accused described co-accused as 'weird'

One of the boys accused of murdering Ana Kriegel told gardaí Ana was a "lonely" girl who was "outcasted" and he thought of her as a "weirdo, somebody who ...

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Boy B told garda he thought of Ana 'as a weirdo', court hears

One of the boys accused of murdering Ana Kriegel told gardaí Ana was a "lonely" girl who was "outcasted" and added that he thought of her as a "weirdo, somebody ...

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Anastasia Kriegel murder trial sees video of Garda interview with one of accused

The jury at Anastasia Kriegel's murder trial has been shown video footage of interviews given to gardaí by Boy B following his arrest 10 days after Anastasia ...

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Court hears DNA sample from Anastasia Kriegel's top matches DNA profile of Boy A

Semen stains containing the DNA of one of the boys accused of Anastasia Kriegel's murder was found on a vest top in the room where her body was discovered, the Central ...

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DNA matching Ana Kriegel's found on belongings found in Boy A's home

Blood matching that of Anastasia Kriegel was found on a backpack, mask, gloves and knee pads seized from the home of one of the two boys accused of her murder, the ...

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Jury in Anastasia Kriegel murder trial hears details of garda analysis of accused boy's phone

Data from a phone belonging to one of the two boys accused of Anastasia Kriegel's murder contained search engine references to "abandoned places in Lucan" and "the ...

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Boy A said 'are you joking me' when gardaí told him Ana Kriegel's blood found on his boots, court hears

When gardaí told one of the two boys accused of Ana Kriegel's murder that her blood was found on his boots he replied, "are you joking me" and asked: "Are ...

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Ana Kriegel murder trial: Boy A didn't want to be seen with Ana, Boy B told garda

One of the boys accused of murdering schoolgirl Anastasia Kriegel arranged to meet her in the park because he "didn't want to be seen with her", his co-accused told ...

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Ana Kriegel trial hears how one of accused claimed he was 'dragged into this mess' by co-accused

One of the boys accused of Anastasia Kriegel's murder told a guidance counsellor that he was "dragged into this mess" by his co-accused and repeated about 10 times ...

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Ana Kriegel suffered 'a very horrific death', pathologist tells trial

Anastasia Kriegel died from blunt force trauma to the head or from compression of the neck and suffered "a very horrific death", a pathologist has told the trial ...

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Garda tells court of finding noose made from blue tape wrapped around Ana Kriegel's neck

Ana Kriegel’s murder trial has been hearing evidence about the discovery of the schoolgirl’s body in a derelict farmhouse last May.

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Boy B told garda he believed Boy A's injuries were caused by Ana, court hears

One of the two boys who denies murdering schoolgirl Anastasia Kriegel told a garda he believed that injuries the other accused said he suffered in an assault by ...

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Boy who complained of assault on day Ana Kriegel went missing was 'like a rabbit caught in the headlights'

A boy who said he had been beaten up in a woods in the park where Anastasia Kriegel was last seen looked "like a rabbit caught in the headlights" and wouldn't engage, ...

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Man who committed murder aged 16 is returned to UK after escaping jail 16 years ago

A High Court judge has surrendered for extradition a man who absconded to Ireland after spending 31 years in prison for a murder he committed when he was a child.

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Quirke murder trial: Agony aunts, underwear, hotels, and an affair in which ‘lines were crossed’

Mary Lowry was a central figure in the murder trial of Patrick Quirke, but in the course of proceedings her evidence seemed to take a strange turn, writes Eoin Reynolds. ...

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Quirke trial: So how did Bobby Ryan die?

Two eminent pathologists clashed on the most likely cause of Bobby Ryan's death with one saying he probably suffered blows from a blunt instrument and the other ...

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Quirke told gardaí his 'only crime' was having an affair with Mary Lowry

While Patrick Quirke did not take the stand in his trial, his garda interviews gave a clear insight into his toxic on-off relationship with Mary Lowry, his feelings ...

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Quirke trial: Secret recordings and other things the jury didn't hear in Patrick Quirke murder trial

The jury did not hear evidence that Patrick Quirke had secret audio recordings of him being "intimate" with Mary Lowry and that his computer was used to look up ...

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Patrick Quirke sentenced to life in prison for murder of Bobby Ryan

Patrick Quirke has been found guilty of murdering his love rival Bobby ‘Mr. Moonlight’ Ryan.

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Jury foreman in love rival trial says they do 'not yet' have a verdict

The jury in the trial of a farmer who denies murdering his alleged love rival will return to the Central Criminal Court for their eighth day of deliberations tomorrow. ...

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Jury in love triangle trial retires after fifth day of deliberations

The jury in the trial of a 50-year-old farmer charged with murdering his alleged love rival, and hiding his body in an underground tank, will return to the Central ...

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Love triangle trial: Defending barrister tells jury case against Patrick Quirke no more than suspicion

The evidence against Patrick Quirke amounts to no more than suspicion and is not enough to convince a jury that he killed Bobby Ryan, a defence barrister has told ...

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Love triangle trial: Mary Lowry's evidence was 'devious poison', defence tells court

Mary Lowry's evidence against Patrick Quirke was "a piece of the most devious poison that has been delivered across the face of the Central Criminal Court for many ...

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Love triangle trial: Defence claims Mary Lowry 'was manipulative'

Closing speeches are continuing in the trial of Tipperary farmer Patrick Quirke who denies murdering his love rival Bobby Ryan.

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Love triangle trial: Bobby Ryan's death was 'callous, calculated, controlled murder'

Bobby Ryan's death was "callous, calculated, controlled murder" and the only verdict available is to find Patrick Quirke guilty of murder, lawyers for the State ...

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Love triangle trial: Prosecution in Patrick Quirke case call for support of jury's common sense

The prosecution case against farmer Patrick Quirke, who denies murdering his love rival Bobby 'Mr Moonlight' Ryan, is "forensically barren" but calls on the support ...

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Love triangle trial: Gardaí question murder accused about internet searches

When gardaí asked murder accused Patrick Quirke why he had searched the internet for "body decomposition timeline" he told them his son had died and added: ...

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