Catherine Nevin was found guilty of murder following the longest jury deliberation in the history of the State.
On 11 April 2000 Catherine Nevin was found guilty of murdering her husband Tom Nevin. She was also found guilty of soliciting others to kill him. The verdict came after five days of deliberation by the jury.
The longest deliberation in the history of the State.
Tom Nevin was shot dead on 16 March 1996 at the couples pub, Jack White's Inn, in county Wicklow.
Imposing the mandatory life sentence for murder, Miss Justice Mella Carrol told Mrs Nevin that she had assassinated her husband and then tried to have his character assassinated.
This report by Annette O'Donnell provides background on Catherine Nevin, her upbringing, education and career. The report describes how Catherine met and married Tom and how they built their businesses and lives together.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 11 April 2000.
Jack White's Inn