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Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith sent forward for trial to Special Criminal Court
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Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith sent forward for trial to Special Criminal Court

Jul 31st 2020, 11:57 AM 19,437 Views 0 Comments

Smith is accused of membership of the terror group Islamic State.

Jailing Kinahan cartel member with claustrophobia akin to 'putting man with arachnophobia in a cell with spiders'
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Jailing Kinahan cartel member with claustrophobia akin to 'putting man with arachnophobia in a cell with spiders'

Jul 30th 2020, 10:38 PM 50,278 Views 0 Comments

A Portlaoise Prison GP said Patrick Curtis’s anxiety is ‘severe’.

Derek Devoy jailed for 15 years over incident in which he assaulted garda and 'ran amok' with machine gun
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Derek Devoy jailed for 15 years over incident in which he assaulted garda and 'ran amok' with machine gun

Jul 24th 2020, 2:01 PM 26,837 Views 29 Comments

A judge said it was an “appalling” act and “dangerous beyond belief”.

Dublin pub murder: Major part of DNA profile on piece of evidence recovered matches accused, court hears
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Dublin pub murder: Major part of DNA profile on piece of evidence recovered matches accused, court hears

Jul 21st 2020, 10:46 PM 38,652 Views 0 Comments

Michael Barr was shot dead at a pub in Summerhill in 2016.

'Very unusual' that no further action was taken by Homeland Security against witness in Garda murder trial
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'Very unusual' that no further action was taken by Homeland Security against witness in Garda murder trial

Jul 21st 2020, 9:15 PM 26,652 Views 0 Comments

US immigration expert said that he had never seen a case where a visa overstayer was released.

Man accused of murdering Adrian Donohoe 'gave voluntary statement to Gardaí despite solicitor's advice'
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Man accused of murdering Adrian Donohoe 'gave voluntary statement to Gardaí despite solicitor's advice'

Jul 20th 2020, 9:58 PM 17,986 Views 0 Comments

Brady’s solicitor told the defence counsel that Brady was concerned about being linked to the murder on social media.

Two more men charged with involvement in attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately
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Two more men charged with involvement in attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately

Jul 17th 2020, 9:29 PM 20,158 Views 0 Comments

The men were charged at the Special Criminal Court.

Man accused of having loaded firearm told gardaí he had travelled to Dublin to look at cars
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Man accused of having loaded firearm told gardaí he had travelled to Dublin to look at cars

Jul 10th 2020, 7:30 AM 22,897 Views 0 Comments

Edward McDonnell (55) has pleaded not guilty to being in unlawful possession of a semi-automatic pistol with intent to endanger life.

Man (39) accused of attack on Kevin Lunney seeks to have charges dismissed
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Man (39) accused of attack on Kevin Lunney seeks to have charges dismissed

Jul 6th 2020, 1:40 PM 20,251 Views 0 Comments

He is charged with false imprisonment and assault causing serious harm

Seanad votes to continue serious organised crime trials to be heard without a jury for another year
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Seanad votes to continue serious organised crime trials to be heard without a jury for another year

Jun 29th 2020, 10:42 PM 15,229 Views 30 Comments

New Justice Minister Helen McEntee addressed senators today on why the legislation should be extended.

Mandate of Special Criminal Court renewed in Dáil vote as Sinn Féin abstains rather than rejects it for first time
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Mandate of Special Criminal Court renewed in Dáil vote as Sinn Féin abstains rather than rejects it for first time

Jun 24th 2020, 2:35 PM 17,186 Views 76 Comments

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has announced a review of the Offences Against the State Act.

Machine gun struggle between gardaí and gangland criminal ended in bathtub next to grenade
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Machine gun struggle between gardaí and gangland criminal ended in bathtub next to grenade

Updated Jun 22nd 2020, 6:38 PM 53,709 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard the evidence during the sentencing of Derek Devoy.

Barman shot during fundraiser for wives of IRA prisoners at Dublin's Sunset House
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Barman shot during fundraiser for wives of IRA prisoners at Dublin's Sunset House

Jun 17th 2020, 7:18 PM 64,220 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool native David Hunter (41) is accused of the murder of Michael Barr.

Third man charged over alleged Christy Keane murder plot
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Third man charged over alleged Christy Keane murder plot

Jun 4th 2020, 4:06 PM 13,799 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared before the Special Criminal Court today.

Members of Kinahan gang were paid €20,000 for 'setting people up for a hit," court hears
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Members of Kinahan gang were paid €20,000 for 'setting people up for a hit," court hears

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 17,288 Views 0 Comments

A sentencing hearing for three individuals was heard before the Special Criminal Court today.

Kinahan foot soldier 'poured cold water' on Hutch murder plot, court hears
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Kinahan foot soldier 'poured cold water' on Hutch murder plot, court hears

May 11th 2020, 2:47 PM 22,358 Views 0 Comments

Mark Capper will be sentenced on 9 June.

Men charged over Kevin Lunney abduction granted bail after video-link hearing from Portlaoise Prison
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Men charged over Kevin Lunney abduction granted bail after video-link hearing from Portlaoise Prison

Apr 28th 2020, 12:54 PM 13,778 Views 0 Comments

Luke O’Reilly of Kilcogy, Co Cavan and Darren Redmond of East Wall, Dublin are charged with false imprisonment and assault causing serious harm.

Man (37) who had 'central role' in Kinahan cartel murder plot jailed for eight years
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Man (37) who had 'central role' in Kinahan cartel murder plot jailed for eight years

Apr 24th 2020, 3:20 PM 13,404 Views 0 Comments

Liam Brannigan was “intimately involved” in all aspects of the planning to murder Gary Hanley, the court heard.

'Lengthy' trial expected in Special Criminal Court for four men charged with Kevin Lunney false imprisonment
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'Lengthy' trial expected in Special Criminal Court for four men charged with Kevin Lunney false imprisonment

Apr 20th 2020, 5:46 PM 21,125 Views 0 Comments

The abduction trial is expected to begin in January 2021.

Man who was 'conduit of order from on high' jailed for six years for Dublin murder plot
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Man who was 'conduit of order from on high' jailed for six years for Dublin murder plot

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:26 PM 13,597 Views 3 Comments

Dean Howe was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court after pleading guilty.

Explainer: What is the Special Criminal Court and what is Sinn Féin's stance on it?
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Explainer: What is the Special Criminal Court and what is Sinn Féin's stance on it?

Feb 6th 2020, 12:58 PM 25,305 Views 38 Comments

The court was set up after the IRA launched a bombing camapign in Britain on the eve of World War II and experts say it has become “normalised”.

Man convicted by Special Criminal Court of Kinahan cartel murder plot
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Man convicted by Special Criminal Court of Kinahan cartel murder plot

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:31 PM 18,941 Views 0 Comments

Liam Brannigan was charged with conspiring to murder Gary Hanley

Getaway driver accidentally set fire to trousers while trying to burn stolen vehicle after Dublin murder
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Getaway driver accidentally set fire to trousers while trying to burn stolen vehicle after Dublin murder

Jan 13th 2020, 8:15 PM 32,557 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Brophy has pleaded guilty to helping facilitate the murder of David Douglas.

Five men appear in court charged with conspiring to murder Hutch family member
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Five men appear in court charged with conspiring to murder Hutch family member

Dec 5th 2019, 8:11 PM 11,775 Views 0 Comments

Each of the accused men are charged with taking various roles with the intention of helping with the murder of Patrick ‘Patsy’ Hutch.

Secret recordings include man accused of conspiring to murder Dublin man discussing shooting
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Secret recordings include man accused of conspiring to murder Dublin man discussing shooting

Oct 7th 2019, 9:36 PM 23,433 Views 0 Comments

The prosecution say the court will hear “detailed discussions” about how Gary Hanley was to be shot.

'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'
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'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'

Jul 15th 2019, 1:29 PM 26,561 Views 14 Comments

Declan Brady was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years imprisonment by the Special Criminal Court.

Jim Mansfield Jnr charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment
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Jim Mansfield Jnr charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment

Jul 3rd 2019, 9:32 PM 26,134 Views 0 Comments

He appeared before an out-of-hours sitting of the non-jury Special Criminal Court tonight.

Gangland criminal Alan Wilson pleads guilty to conspiring to murder Dublin man
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Gangland criminal Alan Wilson pleads guilty to conspiring to murder Dublin man

May 30th 2019, 11:51 AM 11,344 Views 0 Comments

Wilson admitted to conspiring with Joseph Kelly, Liam Brannigan, Luke Wilson and other persons to murder Gary Hanley.

Two men, including grandson of former Dublin Lord Mayor, sentenced for possession of explosives
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Two men, including grandson of former Dublin Lord Mayor, sentenced for possession of explosives

May 27th 2019, 6:16 PM 32,169 Views 0 Comments

They were discovered with 4kg of TNT and a hand grenade in a densely populated area.

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare jailed for seven years for assault and false imprisonment
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'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare jailed for seven years for assault and false imprisonment

Apr 11th 2019, 11:30 AM 27,402 Views 31 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt said today that the violent side of O’Hare’s personality is a source of continuing concern.

Explosives found in Dublin car equal to over half amount used in Omagh bombing, court hears
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Explosives found in Dublin car equal to over half amount used in Omagh bombing, court hears

Apr 8th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,703 Views 0 Comments

John Roche (55) and John Brock (46) were last week found guilty of possessing 167kg of explosives in the boot of a car.

Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court
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Monaghan mechanic (55) found guilty of IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:10 AM 18,890 Views 0 Comments

James Joseph Cassidy will be sentenced on 29 April.

Regency trial collapses as murder charge against Patrick Hutch dropped
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Regency trial collapses as murder charge against Patrick Hutch dropped

Feb 20th 2019, 11:04 AM 37,752 Views 0 Comments

Hutch was accused of the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel in February 2016.

Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican
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Leader of so-called New IRA in Dublin given life sentence for murder of dissident republican

Updated Feb 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 29,525 Views 32 Comments

Kevin Braney was found guilty of the premeditated murder of 35-year-old Peter Butterly.

Man pleads guilty to helping a criminal gang carry out a murder on a Dublin street
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Man pleads guilty to helping a criminal gang carry out a murder on a Dublin street

Nov 22nd 2018, 1:08 PM 14,097 Views 0 Comments

David Douglas was shot dead in the south inner city on 1 July 2016.

Estonian man pleads guilty to conspiring to murder man in Northern Ireland
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Estonian man pleads guilty to conspiring to murder man in Northern Ireland

Nov 12th 2018, 12:54 PM 7,968 Views 0 Comments

The defendant has been remanded in custody until 30 November, when he will be sentenced.

Special Criminal Court convicts three people for murdering 'Monk' nephew Gareth Hutch
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Special Criminal Court convicts three people for murdering 'Monk' nephew Gareth Hutch

Updated Nov 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 22,072 Views 0 Comments

All three denied murdering Gareth Hutch outside Avondale House flats in 2016.

Court of Appeal rejects application by Brian Rattigan to have drug dealing conviction quashed
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Court of Appeal rejects application by Brian Rattigan to have drug dealing conviction quashed

Oct 10th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,620 Views 10 Comments

The 37 year-old is the first person to be found guilty of charges connected to drug dealing while in prison.

Two men, aged 24 and 32, charged in connection with Aidan O’Driscoll murder
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Two men, aged 24 and 32, charged in connection with Aidan O’Driscoll murder

Oct 8th 2018, 10:14 AM 21,475 Views 0 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll, a former Real IRA chief, was killed in December 2016.

Man who shot dead a dissident republican in pub car park gets life sentence
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Man who shot dead a dissident republican in pub car park gets life sentence

Jul 31st 2018, 5:52 PM 12,745 Views 0 Comments

Dean Evans apologised to his victim’s family and said he made decisions as a younger man that he would not make today.