Serial killer Mark Nash claims the delay in charging him with the murders of two women in Grangegorman had “locked him out” from applying for parole as early as he could have, the Supreme Court has heard.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2016
Retired detective said scene of murders carried out by Mark Nash will stay with him for the rest of his life
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
The daughter of an Englishman convicted of murdering four people in separate incidents in Dublin and Roscommon in the 1990s has branded her father “a monster”.
Wed, 06 May, 2015
A man has pleaded not guilty to murdering two women in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman in Dublin, 18 years ago.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
Two women chained themselves to greyhound traps at Galway track yesterday to protest at the decision to sell the traps for the 700 yards distance to accommodate Connacht Rugby.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
A 36-year-old man has been charged with the 1997 Grangegorman murders in Dublin.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2009
A man is due to appear before Dublin District Court this morning charged in connection with the murders of two women in Grangegorman 12 years ago.
The Government today admitted that the Department of Justice was behind the arrest of a journalist for exposing a leaked report critical of the Gardaí.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2007
Minister for Justice Michael McDowell denies he had any hand, act or part in the arrest of journalist Mick McCaffrey.
A journalist and a detective sergeant questioned by gardaí over the leak of an official report highly critical of the force were tonight released without charge.
Wed, 21 Feb, 2007
A journalist and a detective sergeant were today arrested by gardaí investigating the leak of an official report highly critical of the force.
GARDAÍ did not attempt to frame Dean Lyons, the drug addict wrongly charged with a double murder in 1997, the deputy commissioner of the force has reiterated.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2006
THE parents of drug addict Dean Lyons yesterday spoke of the “life sentence” they faced after their son was wrongly blamed for a double murder.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2006
SERIAL murder confessor Dean Lyons made a “quantum leap” from his first interview with gardaí when he had only vague information about the Grangegorman murders to his later statement in which he presented a very detailed account.
Sat, 02 Sep, 2006
Inappropriate leading questions by investigating gardaí led homeless drug addict Dean Lyons to make a false confession to a double murder, an inquiry concluded today.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2006
THE sister of one of the two women killed in the infamous Grangegorman murders has said she was “particularly upset” at the leaking of an investigation report to the newspapers.
Tue, 15 Aug, 2006
SENIOR gardaí criticised in a Government report into the Dean Lyons affair should be punished appropriately, a TD said last night.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2006
Senior gardaí criticised in a Government report into the Dean Lyons affair should be be punished appropriately, a TD said tonight.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2006
A REPORT of the investigation into the confession of drug addict Dean Lyons for a murder he did not commit is on schedule for delivery to Justice Minister Michael McDowell next month.
Sat, 15 Jul, 2006
Wed, 23 Nov, 2005
An independent inquiry is to be launched into how innocent drug addict Dean Lyons confessed to the brutal double murder of two women in their Dublin home, it emerged today.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2005
A SENIOR counsel is to be appointed to head an inquiry into how a homeless drug addict came to be charged with the murders of two elderly women.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2005
THE confession of a double murderer to the killing of two elderly women and the reasons why he was not prosecuted should be probed as part of an inquiry into the Dean Lyons affair, Labour leader Pat Rabbitte said last night.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2005
GARDAÍ conducting a forensic ‘cold case’ review of the 1997 Grangegorman murders, which were never solved, expect to have preliminary findings by the end of July.
Mon, 02 May, 2005
THE mother of a drug addict who was wrongly charged with a double murder in 1997 yesterday said the Government was passing the buck by hiring a lawyer to investigate the case.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2005
The Garda has reportedly issued a public apology to the family of a man who was wrongly arrested and charged in connection with the 1997 Grangegorman murders.
Thu, 24 Feb, 2005
A NEW garda team, supported by specialist officers, has made progress in the troubled Grangegorman murder investigation, gardaí said yesterday.
Tue, 08 Feb, 2005
Fri, 04 Feb, 2005
An investigation should be launched into two unsolved murders in Grangegorman, Dublin on the grounds of “profound public interest”, it was claimed tonight.
Tue, 09 Nov, 2004
THE family of a deceased young man wrongly accused of a double murder yesterday joined calls for a public inquiry into the garda investigation of the case.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2004
LAWS relating to inquests are outmoded and inadequate, the Dublin City Coroner said after a jury returned an unlawful killing verdict in the case of two elderly women murdered in their sheltered homes.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2002
The DUBLIN city coroner said yesterday that “significant deficiencies” in legislation had forced him to abandon plans to compel convicted killer Mark Nash to give evidence at an inquest.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2002
JUSTICE Minister Michael McDowell has ruled out any further inquiries into the Dean Lyons case — the now dead addict who was controversially charged with a double murder in 1997.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2002
LAWYERS for convicted killer Mark Nash have claimed he should not be forced to give evidence at an inquest into the deaths of two women who were murdered in Dublin five years ago.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2002
MARCH 6, 1997 was a normal day for the three middle-aged residents of 1 Orchard View, a sheltered health-board-run house in Dublin’s north inner city.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2002
MAJOR question marks remain over the garda handling of the probe into the most brutal murders in Irish criminal history.
State Pathologist John Harbison has presented a graphic autopsy report to the inquest into the deaths of two elderly women in Grangegorman in Dublin five years ago.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2002
An inquest into the brutal murders of two women at Grangegorman Psychiatric hospital in Dublin in 1997 is now underway.
An inquest into the deaths of Sylvia Sheils and Mary Callinan, who were brutally killed at Grangegorman Psychiatric Hospital in 1997, gets underway this morning at the Coroner's Court.
THE prime suspect for the murder of two female patients in the grounds of a Dublin psychiatric hospital in 1997 has refused to attend an inquest into their deaths.
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