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#Cold Case

# cold-case - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Gardaí issue appeal for information over murder of baby found dead in Dun Laoghaire in 1973
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Gardaí issue appeal for information over murder of baby found dead in Dun Laoghaire in 1973

Oct 15th 2020, 12:24 PM 20,741 Views 0 Comments

A 2007 inquest identified Cynthia Owen as the mother of baby Noleen Murphy.

# cold-case - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Taoiseach backs investigation into loyalist murder of Louth man
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Taoiseach backs investigation into loyalist murder of Louth man

Sep 23rd 2020, 10:00 PM 20,943 Views 10 Comments

Seamus Ludlow was killed on his way home from a pub in Dundalk in 1976.

# cold-case - Friday 24 July, 2020

FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?
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FactCheck: Can a common cold cause a positive Covid-19 test?

Jul 24th 2020, 4:17 PM 169,670 Views 25 Comments

A claim that started in the US, which suggests that a case of cold or flu, or a previous vaccine against them, can give a positive Covid-19 test result, has reached Ireland.

# cold-case - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Calls for new forensic photos of Amy Fitzpatrick who has been missing for 11 years
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Calls for new forensic photos of Amy Fitzpatrick who has been missing for 11 years

Oct 27th 2019, 10:00 PM 67,074 Views 29 Comments

Amy went missing in January 2008.

# cold-case - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney
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Potential breakthrough in 35-year-old case as man arrested over murder of Marie Tierney

Jun 26th 2019, 10:50 AM 26,471 Views 3 Comments

The mother-of-two’s body was discovered two months after she went missing in 1984.

# cold-case - Monday 13 May, 2019

'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward
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'We still want answers': Gussie Shanahan's family ask man who rang his father about case to come forward

May 13th 2019, 8:45 PM 26,196 Views 4 Comments

The 20 year-old went missing in Limerick in 2000.

# cold-case - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Arrest in Australian cold case made famous by 'Teacher's Pet' podcast
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# Chris Dawson

Arrest in Australian cold case made famous by 'Teacher's Pet' podcast

Dec 5th 2018, 8:33 AM 37,827 Views 0 Comments

The body of Lynette Dawson has never been recovered.

# cold-case - Monday 27 August, 2018

Man arrested in Spain over killing of 11-year-old Dutch boy in 1998
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Man arrested in Spain over killing of 11-year-old Dutch boy in 1998

Aug 27th 2018, 8:31 AM 27,427 Views 12 Comments

Nick Verstappen went missing from a summer camp in August 1998 and was later found dead.

# cold-case - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe
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'Adds insult to injury': Gsoc highly critical of gardaí for losing files in Fr Niall Molloy probe

Jul 9th 2018, 5:48 PM 20,476 Views 56 Comments

Gsoc has published a scathing report into deficiencies in the investigation files into the priest’s murder.

# cold-case - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Cold case appeal for information on brutal murder of Limerick teen in 2007
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# Jeffrey Hannan

Cold case appeal for information on brutal murder of Limerick teen in 2007

Jun 13th 2018, 1:52 PM 13,735 Views 2 Comments

19-year-old Jeffrey Hannan was murdered in violent circumstances on 22 November 2007.

# cold-case - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected
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# Mark Nash

Grangegorman murders: Serial killer's appeal against his conviction is rejected

May 8th 2018, 5:15 PM 30,451 Views 8 Comments

Nash was found guilty in 2015 of murdering the two women, whose mutilated bodies were found in sheltered accommodation in Grangegorman 21 years ago.

# cold-case - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
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Ian Bailey appeals French decision to charge him over murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Apr 17th 2018, 3:31 PM 16,370 Views 0 Comments

Bailey has denied any involvement in the killing of the French film producer in 1996.

# cold-case - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga
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There is more than one apology due over the abysmal Kerry Babies saga

Jan 17th 2018, 12:10 AM 43,205 Views 107 Comments

But one is all we’re likely to get.

# cold-case - Monday 9 October, 2017

Former RFU director Rob Andrew heaps World Cup blame on Lancaster in his new book
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Former RFU director Rob Andrew heaps World Cup blame on Lancaster in his new book

Oct 9th 2017, 2:42 PM 8,567 Views 13 Comments

Andrew claims Lancaster was ‘dictatorial’ in the build-up to the tournament.

# cold-case - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say
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Minister for Justice is 'insulting Irish courts' in Ian Bailey extradition case, lawyers say

May 31st 2017, 1:55 PM 13,107 Views 0 Comments

French authorities are seeking the extradition of Bailey to face charges relating to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# cold-case - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Man gets life sentence 30 years after murdering a pensioner and setting her home on fire
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Man gets life sentence 30 years after murdering a pensioner and setting her home on fire

Apr 13th 2017, 6:03 PM 17,275 Views 19 Comments

John Joseph Malone murdered 69-year-old Ann ‘Nancy’ Smyth in 1987.

'They think I'm a monster': US court rules Belfast-born man innocent of killing child in 1957
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'They think I'm a monster': US court rules Belfast-born man innocent of killing child in 1957

Apr 13th 2017, 10:51 AM 23,140 Views 5 Comments

Jack McCullough was convicted of the murder of Maria Ridulph in 2012.

Witnesses, DNA and a murderer's own guilt: From unsolved homicide to case closed
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Witnesses, DNA and a murderer's own guilt: From unsolved homicide to case closed

Apr 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 16,090 Views 2 Comments

The garda serious crime review team is tasked with examining cold cases, but how does our system compare with other jurisdictions?

# cold-case - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

The unsolved case of Felix McCann: Savagely beaten to death in a south Dublin shed
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The unsolved case of Felix McCann: Savagely beaten to death in a south Dublin shed

Apr 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,276 Views 11 Comments

What happens when nobody advocates for the victim?

# cold-case - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

'What did she go through?': The unsolved murder of a young Clare woman
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'What did she go through?': The unsolved murder of a young Clare woman

Apr 11th 2017, 8:30 PM 72,227 Views 11 Comments

Interpol is involved in the worldwide investigation into the death of Emer O’Loughlin.

Jim Mulqueen: A 'lovely, educated' man murdered in his own home at 92
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Jim Mulqueen: A 'lovely, educated' man murdered in his own home at 92

Apr 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,705 Views 5 Comments

The elderly man, who is fondly remembered by his community, was murdered during a suspected break-in.

# cold-case - Monday 10 April, 2017

Dessie Fox: The violent killing of an 'incredible family man'
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Dessie Fox: The violent killing of an 'incredible family man'

Apr 10th 2017, 8:30 PM 36,733 Views 8 Comments

As part of this week’s Getting Away With Murder Series, we go back to 1990 and the killing of a father-of-three in Kildare.

# cold-case - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Member of bible study group strangled a widowed pensioner and set fire to her home, court hears
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Member of bible study group strangled a widowed pensioner and set fire to her home, court hears

Mar 22nd 2017, 1:53 PM 13,692 Views 0 Comments

John Joseph Malone is charged with murdering 69-year-old Ann (Nancy) Smyth on 11 September 1987.

# cold-case - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
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Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,264 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

# cold-case - Monday 27 February, 2017

Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance
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Fresh appeal for information on Fiona Sinnott case 19 years after her disappearance

Feb 27th 2017, 10:34 AM 17,998 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí switched the case to a murder inquiry in 2005.

# cold-case - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979
# Etan Patz
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# Etan Patz

New York jury finds man guilty of killing six-year-old boy in 1979

Feb 14th 2017, 8:43 PM 21,600 Views 4 Comments

Etan Patz was walking to school on his own for the first time when he disappeared in May 1979.

# cold-case - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Gussie Shanahan's disappearance: Gardaí ask for help with 17-year-old cold case
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Gussie Shanahan's disappearance: Gardaí ask for help with 17-year-old cold case

Feb 7th 2017, 7:46 PM 16,302 Views 4 Comments

Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan, the youngest in a family of four, has been missing since February 2000.

# cold-case - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer
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Police solve 40-year-old murder case of ex-wife of Righteous Brothers singer

Jan 31st 2017, 1:10 PM 36,451 Views 12 Comments

A controversial DNA technique known as familial DNA was used to identify the killer.

# cold-case - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

'A brutal and frenzied attack': New appeal into 1982 murder of Late Late Show set designer
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'A brutal and frenzied attack': New appeal into 1982 murder of Late Late Show set designer

Jan 24th 2017, 5:28 PM 23,618 Views 4 Comments

A friend of Charlie Self’s appealed for those with information to come forward.

# cold-case - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

The unsolved murder of Michael Gallagher, stabbed to death in his kitchen, is a decade old
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The unsolved murder of Michael Gallagher, stabbed to death in his kitchen, is a decade old

Jan 18th 2017, 6:04 AM 15,574 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal for information.

# cold-case - Friday 30 December, 2016

Man in his 60s released without charge in 1991 disappearance case
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# Charles Brooke Pickard

Man in his 60s released without charge in 1991 disappearance case

Dec 30th 2016, 7:16 PM 10,280 Views 8 Comments

On 26 April 1991, Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into his own van by a group of masked men.

# cold-case - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Man in his 60s arrested in connection with disappearance in Kerry over 25 years ago
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# Charles Brook Pickard

Man in his 60s arrested in connection with disappearance in Kerry over 25 years ago

Dec 29th 2016, 6:04 PM 28,767 Views 17 Comments

Charles Brooke Pickard was bundled into the back of his own van in April 1991, and hasn’t been seen since.

# cold-case - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Gardaí are to begin digging in a Kerry forest for a man missing for 25 years
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Gardaí are to begin digging in a Kerry forest for a man missing for 25 years

Sep 13th 2016, 8:30 AM 18,192 Views 19 Comments

The search is just 1km from where Charles Brooke Pickard’s car was found 25 years ago.

# cold-case - Monday 5 September, 2016

Bones found in attic may be from woman who froze to death 39 years ago
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Bones found in attic may be from woman who froze to death 39 years ago

Sep 5th 2016, 3:52 PM 30,843 Views 9 Comments

The skeletal remains were found by a man clearing out his dead father’s barn.

# cold-case - Sunday 4 September, 2016

The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found
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The remains of an 11-year-old boy abducted in 1989 have finally been found

Sep 4th 2016, 12:20 PM 40,125 Views 19 Comments

Jacob Wetterling was with his brother and friend when taken by a masked gunman.

# cold-case - Saturday 3 September, 2016

'You may be unknowingly shielding a killer': Fresh appeal in Raonaid Murray case
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'You may be unknowingly shielding a killer': Fresh appeal in Raonaid Murray case

Sep 3rd 2016, 12:18 PM 34,817 Views 44 Comments

Tomorrow marks 17 years since the teenager was killed just yards from her home in Glenageary.

# cold-case - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Human skull buried for up to 70 years found in back garden in South County Dublin
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Human skull buried for up to 70 years found in back garden in South County Dublin

Jul 13th 2016, 3:51 PM 32,302 Views 42 Comments

DNA analysis is to be carried out.

# cold-case - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Police appeal for answers - 40 years after the mysterious death of a boy found under a bridge
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Police appeal for answers - 40 years after the mysterious death of a boy found under a bridge

Jan 23rd 2016, 4:00 PM 25,784 Views 3 Comments

On a Sunday in 1976, Peter Watts left his home in Wales to do homework with a friend. He was found dead in London hours later.

# cold-case - Monday 14 December, 2015

Cold case: £20k reward for information about sexual assault and murder of primary school teacher
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Cold case: £20k reward for information about sexual assault and murder of primary school teacher

Dec 14th 2015, 7:45 AM 22,182 Views 6 Comments

The 52-year-old woman lived her life “totally at odds” with how she died, according to her sister Penny Barnes.

# cold-case - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Irishman linked to 1990s missing person case found not guilty of sexually assaulting his wife
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Irishman linked to 1990s missing person case found not guilty of sexually assaulting his wife

Oct 28th 2015, 6:52 PM 24,446 Views 0 Comments

The wife claimed he threatened her saying, “You know I’ve done it before, they’ll never find you.”

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