A Laois man has been sentenced to life for the 2012 murder of 30-year-old nanny Aoife Phelan.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
A Laois man has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 30-year-old Nanny Aoife Phelan in 2012.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
Robert Corbet has been found guilty of murdering Laois nanny, Aoife Phelan, in October 2012.
The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering Laois nanny Aoife Phelan has been told it can return a majority verdict.
Robert Corbet has told his murder trial he truly regrets strangling Aoife Phelan.
Wed, 21 May, 2014
A man has taken the stand at his trial for the murder of Laois nanny Aoife Phelan, whose body was found in a barrel on his property.
The Central Criminal Court has heard Laois nanny Aoife Phelan was not pregnant at the time of her death.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
The man charged with murdering Laois nanny Aoife Phelan told detectives he killed her because her pregnancy was going to scupper his relationship with his ex-girlfriend.
A 25-year-old man admitted to gardaí that he killed Laois nanny Aoife Phelan because he was afraid she was going to scupper his chances with his ex-girlfriend.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Robert Corbet's murder trial has heard his account to gardaí of dumping the body of Laois nanny Aoife Phelan in a river was a "fiction".
Fri, 16 May, 2014
The man alleged to have murdered Laois nanny Aoife Phelan told gardaí he "lost it", punched her repeatedly in a "white rage" and dumped her body in a river.
Thu, 15 May, 2014
What was described as a "gruesome" discovery was made by gardaí who found the body of a 30-year-old woman buried in a barrel in Capoley, Portlaoise.
A 25-year-old Portlaoise man has gone on trial accused of murdering 30-year-old nanny, Aoife Phelan.
Tue, 13 May, 2014
A lorry driver accused of the murder of nanny Aoife Phelan in Co Laois in October has been further remanded in custody and will appear again in court in the new year.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2012
Tears mingled with laughter as the people of Ballyroan in Co Laois gathered in thousands to remember a “beautiful, radiant, joyful star”.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012
The funeral is due to take place later in Co. Laois of murder victim Aoife Phelan.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2012
A lorry driver charged with the murder of pregnant nanny Aoife Phelan is to receive psychiatric treatment in prison.
The heartbroken family of murdered pregnant nanny Aoife Phelan have said they were happy to have her body home as a local man appeared in court charged with her killing.
Fri, 09 Nov, 2012
Aoife Phelan’s family have issued a statement through local priest Father Gerard Phelan, after the man accused of her murder Robert Corbet was brought before a special sitting of Portlaoise District Court this morning.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with the murder of pregnant nanny Aoife Phelan, gardaí have said.
A man is expected to be charged this morning in connection with the death of Aoife Phelan.
A murdered pregnant nanny was beaten to death and her body put in a barrel and buried, sources have confirmed.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
A body discovered by gardaí yesterday during a search operation at Timahoe Road, Portlaoise, has been formally identified as that of missing person Aoife Phelan.
A post mortem is underway at Tullamore General Hospital on the body of a woman found in Portlaoise yesterday.
A 24-year-old man is still being questioned this morning over the disappearance and murder of Aoife Phelan from Co Laois.
A body has been found by gardai searching for missing pregnant nanny Aoife Phelan.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
A man being questioned over the murder of missing nanny Aoife Phelan has been released without charge.
A search of the River Barrow in Co Kildare for missing Co Laois woman Aoife Phelan has been suspended for the night.
Tue, 06 Nov, 2012
Detectives searching for the body of missing pregnant woman Aoife Phelan have now launched a major search at the side of the M7 motorway.
Detectives searching for pregnant nanny Aoife Phelan have begun digging ground at the rear of a house in her home town.
Gardaí are today continuing to search a Co Laois location for missing pregnant woman Aoife Phelan, hours after a man was arrested in connection with her disappearance.
Gardaí in Portlaoise have this afternoon arrested a male in his mid 20s in connection with the disappearance of missing pregnant woman Aoife Phelan.
Mon, 05 Nov, 2012
Gardaí are renewing their appeal for information following the disappearance of a 30-year-old woman in Co. Laois.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2012
Gardaí say there are serious concerns for the welfare of a missing woman in Co Laois.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
Three separate investigations into missing persons are being carried out by gardaí.
Gardaí have again appealed for information on missing pregnant woman Aoife Phelan, as their search enters its fifth day.
Fears are growing for the safety of two people who have separately been reported missing in the Midlands in recent days.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2012
Gardaí in Portlaoise are seeking the publics assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 30-year-old Aoife Phelan.
Sat, 27 Oct, 2012
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