Deirdre Morley Bio – Wiki
Deirdre Morley has been charged with murdering her young daughter and two sons who were found dead in their home in Newcastle, Co Dublin last week.
Deirdre Morley Age
She is 43 years old.
The bodies of Conor (aged 9), Darragh (aged 7) and Carla (aged 3) McGinley were discovered in their home at Parson’s Court in Newcastle just before 8pm on Friday.
Murdering Her Three Children
Ms Morley was found by a taxi driver near her house shortly before the children’s bodies were discovered. She was treated for days at Tallaght University Hospital.
The children’s father Andrew McGinley arrived home at the same time gardaí and paramedics reached the house and when they went inside they found the three children dead.
Ms Morley, 43, a nurse at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, in Dublin was arrested on Tuesday evening and detained at Clondalkin Garda station under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
Charges and Arrested
She appeared before Judge Paula Murphy at Dublin District Court this evening.
She had been charged with the murder of the three children at their family home in Parson’s Court.
Dressed in a green cardigan, blue jeans, navy top and black shoes, she sat silently alone on the defendant’s bench, with her hands on her lap during the brief hearing. Detective Sergeant Dara Kenny told the court the woman was arrested at 2.06pm today at Clondalkin station and charged at 2.49pm with the three offences.
“She made no reply in response to each of the charges and was handed a copy of charge,” he said.
He applied for a remand in custody. The district court cannot grant bail in a murder case and Judge Murphy remanded the accused in custody to appear again on February 5 next.
She will be held at the Dochas center, the women’s unit in Mountjoy Prison.
Safeguard specialist Jonathan Dunphy requested “vital therapeutic treatment to be stood to Ms Morley in guardianship”. He asked that explicitly she would get proceeding with mental evaluation and help.
The judge consented to make the request.
She additionally consented to a solicitation to guide divulgence to the barrier of duplicates of video interviews. It was bizarre to make that solicitation at this stage, he stated, notwithstanding, he clarified it would be required as far as her mental appraisal.
Judge Murphy likewise allowed legitimate guide subsequent to taking note of from Mr Dunphy that Ms Morley was not working and she was in receipt of no salary. There was no garda protest.