Darren Murphy, 42, with an address at Dan Desmond Villas, Passage West, County Cork, denied murdering Olivia Dunlea
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
A Corkman who tried to smother his girlfriend before stabbing her in the neck when she asked “what about my kids?” has been convicted of her murder.
Sat, 16 Jun, 2018
A man who denies murdering his girlfriend was categorised by the prosecution as a controlling individual who committed murder in a jealous rage but the defence claimed he felt provoked and lost control.
Fri, 15 Jun, 2018
The defence in the case of a man who denies murdering his girlfriend at her home called evidence from a pathologist who suggested the victim died as a result of a stab wound and that smoke inhalation was not a factor.
Thu, 14 Jun, 2018
The Cork man who admitted stabbing his girlfriend denied to gardaí that his motive for setting fire to her house was to conceal the killing and said he burned it so that the victim’s three children would not find her.
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
The Passage man on trial for murdering his girlfriend confessed to gardaí that he stabbed her with a kitchen knife and she did not even think it was coming.
Thu, 07 Jun, 2018
The man accused of murdering his girlfriend at her home in Passage West, Co Cork, more than five years ago told gardaí that he snapped, stabbed her in the neck, and set fire to the house.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
The jury in the trial of a man who admitted killing his girlfriend is unable to decide whether he is guilty of murder or manslaughter.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
A man who admits stabbing his girlfriend but denies her murder told gardai she asked, "what about my kids?" before he stuck a knife in her neck.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
A murder accused started crying and admitted to stabbing his girlfriend when gardaí confronted him about inconsistencies in what he had told them.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
The sister of a woman who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend has told his murder trial that he wanted to be alone with her all the time.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
A Cork man jailed for life last year for the murder of a mother of three in her home has won an appeal against conviction but now faces a possible retrial.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2015
Sat, 17 Oct, 2015
A Cork man jailed for life last year for the murder of a mother-of-three in her home, which he then set on fire, has moved to appeal his conviction.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2015
A man jailed for life last month for murdering a woman in Cork has been sentenced to seven years imprisonment for arson.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
A man has been jailed for life for murdering a woman he had been "an item" with for three months.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
A murder trial has heard that text messages between the deceased and a man accused of her murder were of good nature in the hours before her body was found.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
A man accused of murdering a woman he had been in a three-month relationship with told gardaí that a knife was no sooner in his hands "than it was in her neck", a jury has heard.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
A 37-year-old man has gone on trial accused of murdering a woman he had been "an item" with for three months.
Wed, 21 May, 2014
Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend the funeral later of a mother of three whose body was found by firefighters in a house in Cork at the weekend.
Wed, 20 Feb, 2013
A 36-year old man has been charged with the murder of Cork mother of three Olivia Dunlea.
Tue, 19 Feb, 2013
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a mother of three who was found at her burnt-out home yesterday morning. (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
The home Olivia Dunlea shared with her three children in Passage West, Co Cork, bore all the hallmarks of typical family living.
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