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'Mr Moonlight' appeal: Evidence of Pat Quirke's behaviour was necessary to set out context, DPP argues
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'Mr Moonlight' appeal: Evidence of Pat Quirke's behaviour was necessary to set out context, DPP argues

Oct 15th 2020, 7:34 PM 11,580 Views 0 Comments

Pat Quirke was convicted last year of the murder of popular DJ and father-of-two Bobby “Mr Moonlight” Ryan.

Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial
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Patrick Quirke's barrister says 'tabloid-ese' claims should not have been allowed in murder trial

Oct 14th 2020, 6:54 PM 11,929 Views 0 Comments

A court heard submissions on the second day of an appeal against the farmer’s conviction for murder.

'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears
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'Tittle tattle' was used as evidence to convict Patrick Quirke of murdering Bobby Ryan, court hears

Updated Oct 13th 2020, 1:36 PM 22,411 Views 0 Comments

Quirke was sentenced to life in prison last year for the murder of Bobby ‘Mr Moonlight’ Ryan.

Patrick Quirke's appeal against murder conviction to take place remotely next month
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Patrick Quirke's appeal against murder conviction to take place remotely next month

Sep 21st 2020, 4:25 PM 18,478 Views 0 Comments

Quirke, who was convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan, will have his appeal heard on 13 October and it is expected to last a number of days.

Patrick Quirke appeal against Bobby Ryan murder conviction to be heard in October 2020
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Patrick Quirke appeal against Bobby Ryan murder conviction to be heard in October 2020

Dec 16th 2019, 12:05 PM 10,142 Views 0 Comments

The appeal has been fixed for 13 October. It is expected to last four days.

Children of Bobby Ryan launch High Court cases against father's killer Patrick Quirke
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Children of Bobby Ryan launch High Court cases against father's killer Patrick Quirke

Jul 16th 2019, 10:58 AM 30,189 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke was convicted in May of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

The Explainer: How did Patrick Quirke get convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan?
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The Explainer: How did Patrick Quirke get convicted of the murder of Bobby Ryan?

May 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 24,864 Views 10 Comments

In this week’s episode of our podcast The Explainer, we look at the evidence used in one of Ireland’s most prolific murder trials.

'I will never, ever, ever, forgive that man': Bobby Ryan's daughter on dealing with her father's murder
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'I will never, ever, ever, forgive that man': Bobby Ryan's daughter on dealing with her father's murder

May 4th 2019, 2:19 PM 28,938 Views 35 Comments

Michelle Ryan and her brother Robert moved to Cork after their father went missing in Tipperary.

Secret 'intimate recordings' and Joe O'Reilly internet search - what the 'love rival' jury didn't hear
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Secret 'intimate recordings' and Joe O'Reilly internet search - what the 'love rival' jury didn't hear

May 1st 2019, 3:31 PM 35,574 Views 0 Comments

The recordings were ruled as inadmissible because his defence team argued they would suggest to the jury that he had “strange sexual proclivities” and could prejudice them against him.

Jury in love rivals murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow
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Jury in love rivals murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

Updated Apr 29th 2019, 6:18 PM 24,621 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial continue deliberations this afternoon
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Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial continue deliberations this afternoon

Apr 26th 2019, 2:23 PM 18,993 Views 0 Comments

The jury of six men and six women have been deliberating for almost 10 hours so far.

Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow
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Jury in Patrick Quirke murder trial to resume deliberations tomorrow

Updated Apr 25th 2019, 4:45 PM 17,298 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

'Curious and inquisitive person': Closing arguments finish in Patrick Quirke murder trial
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'Curious and inquisitive person': Closing arguments finish in Patrick Quirke murder trial

Apr 16th 2019, 7:30 PM 18,507 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

Mary Lowry's evidence called into question by murder accused Patrick Quirke's defence laywers
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Mary Lowry's evidence called into question by murder accused Patrick Quirke's defence laywers

Apr 15th 2019, 5:14 PM 23,010 Views 0 Comments

Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan in 2011.

Jury asked to apply 'greatest skill' and 'skepticism' in case of murder accused Quirke
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Jury asked to apply 'greatest skill' and 'skepticism' in case of murder accused Quirke

Apr 12th 2019, 6:34 PM 16,108 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

Prosecution case against Patrick Quirke is 'forensically barren', court told
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Prosecution case against Patrick Quirke is 'forensically barren', court told

Apr 11th 2019, 8:22 PM 16,774 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches
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'My son had recently died, that's all I'm saying': Murder accused Quirke asked to explain internet searches

Updated Apr 8th 2019, 6:32 PM 40,076 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

Injuries to Bobby Ryan's body not caused by fallen debris after gardaí lifted tank lid, court hears
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Injuries to Bobby Ryan's body not caused by fallen debris after gardaí lifted tank lid, court hears

Apr 4th 2019, 2:49 PM 14,167 Views 0 Comments

Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.

Murder accused Pat Quirke went around Mary Lowry's farm 'as if he owned the place', court hears
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Murder accused Pat Quirke went around Mary Lowry's farm 'as if he owned the place', court hears

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:40 PM 18,983 Views 0 Comments

Mary Lowry’s son was giving evidence at the Central Criminal Court today.

Fingerprints in Bobby Ryan's van did not belong to accused, court hears
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Fingerprints in Bobby Ryan's van did not belong to accused, court hears

Apr 1st 2019, 3:22 PM 18,369 Views 0 Comments

Ryan went missing in 2011 and his body was found 22 months later.

Quirke told Tusla that Mary Lowry was fixated on new relationship, trial hears
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Quirke told Tusla that Mary Lowry was fixated on new relationship, trial hears

Updated Mar 22nd 2019, 5:35 PM 27,197 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears
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Google search for 'body decomposition' carried out on computer found in Patrick Quirke home, trial hears

Mar 21st 2019, 9:40 PM 19,563 Views 0 Comments

Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty to the murder of part-time DJ Bobby Ryan.

Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'
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Judge in Tipperary murder trial says it's 'being discussed by just about everyone in the country at this point'

Mar 15th 2019, 1:39 PM 20,667 Views 0 Comments

Ms Justice Eileen Creedon discharged the jury until next Wednesday this afternoon.

'What the guards will know': Expert tells court of indentations found on page in Patrick Quirke home
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'What the guards will know': Expert tells court of indentations found on page in Patrick Quirke home

Updated Mar 13th 2019, 6:09 PM 26,219 Views 0 Comments

DJ Bobby Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Patrick Quirke in April 2013.

Handwritten note about DJ Bobby Ryan's disappearance found in murder accused's house
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Handwritten note about DJ Bobby Ryan's disappearance found in murder accused's house

Mar 12th 2019, 5:36 PM 27,331 Views 0 Comments

Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Patrick Quirke in April 2013.

Murder accused told farm hand of rumour that Polish people murdered DJ Bobby Ryan
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Murder accused told farm hand of rumour that Polish people murdered DJ Bobby Ryan

Mar 5th 2019, 2:55 PM 21,768 Views 0 Comments

Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Pat Quirke in April 2013.

Gardaí found evidence of blood stains at home of DJ Bobby Ryan's girlfriend, court hears
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Gardaí found evidence of blood stains at home of DJ Bobby Ryan's girlfriend, court hears

Feb 25th 2019, 4:49 PM 30,916 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke is currently on trial accused of the murder of Ryan.

Insect expert says tank where body was found was opened weeks prior to discovery
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Insect expert says tank where body was found was opened weeks prior to discovery

Feb 18th 2019, 6:15 PM 41,004 Views 0 Comments

Ryan’s body was found in an underground run-off tank on the farm leased by Quirke in April 2013.

Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm
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Garda tells murder trial that accused told him there were only two tanks on his farm

Feb 15th 2019, 10:01 PM 19,511 Views 0 Comments

Garda Conor Ryan was giving evidence today in the trial of Patrick Quirke, accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'
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Murder accused told gardaí woman had a 'couldn't-care-less attitude about boyfriend's disappearance'

Feb 14th 2019, 5:10 PM 21,138 Views 0 Comments

The Central Criminal Court heard of interviews conducted by gardaí with Patrick Quirke this afternoon.

Wife of accused phoned gardaí when DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found, courts hears
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Wife of accused phoned gardaí when DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found, courts hears

Feb 13th 2019, 9:20 PM 28,718 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Gardaí searched lands where DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found but discovered nothing, court hears
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Gardaí searched lands where DJ Bobby Ryan's body was found but discovered nothing, court hears

Feb 11th 2019, 6:33 PM 20,246 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Bobby Ryan.

Witness 'almost certain' they saw 'Mr Moonlight' van on day it was found, court hears
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Witness 'almost certain' they saw 'Mr Moonlight' van on day it was found, court hears

Feb 6th 2019, 5:40 PM 17,981 Views 0 Comments

Farmer Patrick Quirke (50) of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary has pleaded not guilty Bobby Ryan’s murder.

Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears
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Murder accused knew of tank where deceased man's body was found, court hears

Updated Feb 5th 2019, 9:04 PM 32,381 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke is accused of the murder of Bobby Ryan on a date between 3 June 2011 and April 2013.

Partner of man whose body was found in slurry pit was 'shaking and upset' on day he disappeared
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Partner of man whose body was found in slurry pit was 'shaking and upset' on day he disappeared

Updated Feb 4th 2019, 4:58 PM 37,836 Views 0 Comments

The man’s son told a jury he felt “straight away something wasn’t right”.

Woman whose boyfriend was killed and dumped in slurry pit complained to gardaí over missing person posters
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Woman whose boyfriend was killed and dumped in slurry pit complained to gardaí over missing person posters

Feb 1st 2019, 5:03 PM 49,698 Views 0 Comments

Mary Lowry has finished giving evidence after four days in the trial of Patrick Quirke.

Murder trial witness denies telling 'devious' lies and adding poison to her statements
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Murder trial witness denies telling 'devious' lies and adding poison to her statements

Jan 31st 2019, 2:39 PM 16,116 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Quirke (50) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of 52-year-old Bobby Ryan.

Witness in slurry pit murder trial claims her relationship with accused was a 'seedy affair'
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Witness in slurry pit murder trial claims her relationship with accused was a 'seedy affair'

Jan 29th 2019, 6:26 PM 29,034 Views 0 Comments

Mary Lowry took the stand for the first time in the trial at the Central Criminal Court today.