Fir, Marú agus Grá
Fir, Marú agus Grá is a compelling but dark docu-drama series that offers a startling, compelling and uncompromising look at the circumstances that drove six men to kill their intimate partners.
Fir, Marú agus Grá is a compelling but dark docu-drama series that offers a startling, compelling and uncompromising look at the circumstances that drove six men to kill their intimate partners. Featuring interviews with the investigative team, court reporters and journalists who covered the cases, the story of each case will be pieced together through reconstructions of the main pieces of evidence that were presented at each trial by the State Prosecution.
Programme 1 – 23.03.17
Examines the trial of Laois man Robert Corbet for the killing of Aoife Phelan in 2012. 13 days after she was first reported missing by her family, Aoife’s body was discovered in an oil barrel buried 10 feet underground on Corbet’s land.
Programme 2 – 30.03.17
Catherine Smart’s body was found in the kitchen at her home in Midleton, Co. Cork on Easter Sunday 2010. Arrested for the first time 38 days after her death, Derrick Daly stood trial for her murder in 2011.
Programme 3 – 06.04.17
In January 2010, the night porter on duty in a Dublin hotel discovered the body of Romanian nurse Loredana Pricajan. Her ex-boyfriend, Mihalache Marian, was also found wounded at the scene. After recovering from his injuries, he was charged with her murder and stood trial a year later.
Programme 4 – 13.04.17
Examines the trial of Nigerian native Goodwill Udechukwu for the murder of his wife, Jamaican mother of two, Natasha Gray, in her apartment in Phibsboro in 2003. After killing Natasha, Goodwill disappeared without trace only to be arrested for an unrelated crime in London in 2005. When London police checked his finger prints, they found Udechukwu was wanted for murder in Ireland.
Programme 5 – 20.04.17
Tells of the killing of Catherine McEnery in Craughwell, Galway in 2005. Her partner of ten years, Kieran Lynch stood trial for her murder two years later in what was the first murder trial held in the county since the Maamtrasna murders in 1882.
Programme 6 – 27.04.17
In the first case of a person accused of murder in Ireland being tried for the crime in Britain, this episode examines the evidence presented at the trial of Christopher Newman in 2005 for the horrific and tragic murder of Georgina Eager in Walkinstown, Dublin in 2003.
Léiriú le Midas Productions