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Ireland's violent wife killers - where are they now

  • 05-03-2020 6:07pm
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    I'm thinking of the likes of Joe O'Reilly and Eamonn Lillis. There was a streak of these killings in the noughties

    Joe O'Reilly bludgeoned his wife Rachel Callaly with a dumbell and denied it all, even to this day.

    Eamonn Lillis similarly beat his wife to death with a brick.

    Where are these characters now and what are their families doing? Specificaly, what are their children and siblings doing now. how do the siblings especially go about their daily business with all around them knowing what they did.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,495 ✭✭✭✭eviltwin

    Joe ó Reilly is still in prison. Not sure about the other one.

    What do you think their siblings are doing only getting on with their own lives. They aren't responsible for what their family member did.

  • Registered Users Posts: 51,885 ✭✭✭✭tayto lover

    Bare knuckle boxer Michael Quinn Mc Donagh who battered his wife Jacqueline to death in Dundalk in 2012 is still serving life in prison. He gave her a terrible beating. Hopefully he stays inside.

  • Moderators, Music Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 25,734 Mod ✭✭✭✭Boom_Bap

    As per the charter, no discussion of Irish cases please

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