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#Special Criminal Court

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner Courts

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner

The accused man has been jailed for 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork Special Criminal Court

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork

The three men, ranging in age from the mid-30s to their early 50s, were arrested on Thursday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Man who made bomb threats during Queen's visit jailed for 8.5 years Donal Billings

Man who made bomb threats during Queen's visit jailed for 8.5 years

The judge said Donal Billings “recklessly exposed passengers, staff and members of the emergency services to very significant risk of serious injury or death”.

From TheJournal.ie Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction" Threats

Bomb on Dublin-bound bus during Queen's visit would have caused "complete destruction"

Donal Billings has also been convicted of making false telephone threats.

From TheJournal.ie Bail refused for former Sinn Féin councillor charged with falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill man Special Criminal Court

Bail refused for former Sinn Féin councillor charged with falsely imprisoning and threatening to kill man

Jonathan Dowdall stands accused of the offences together with his father stemming from incidents on the 15 January 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Complaint over Paul Williams calling some Sinn Féin voters "drug dealers" and "killers" on Late Late dismissed Bai

Complaint over Paul Williams calling some Sinn Féin voters "drug dealers" and "killers" on Late Late dismissed

Williams said that anyone who voted for Sinn Féin on foot of the party’s plan to get rid of the Special Criminal Court were ‘drug dealers, killers, kidnappers, and terrorists’.

From TheJournal.ie Man allegedly made bomb threats before visit of the Queen in 2011, trial hears Special Criminal Court

Man allegedly made bomb threats before visit of the Queen in 2011, trial hears

Donal Billings is charged with making bomb threats regarding a number of buses and the headquarters of Sinn Féin in May 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Three Dublin men charged with membership of the IRA Dissident Republicans

Three Dublin men charged with membership of the IRA

All three were remanded in custody and are due in court again on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court Dissident Republicans

Two Sligo men charged with IRA membership appear before Special Criminal Court

The men, aged 27 and 35, made no comment when they were arrested by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court in connection with murder of Sinn Féin man turned MI5 agent Denis Donaldson

Man in court in connection with murder of Sinn Féin man turned MI5 agent

74-year-old Patrick Gillespie has been charged with withholding information regarding the involvement of another person in the killing.

From TheJournal.ie Former Sinn Féin councillor and father charged with falsely imprisoning, assaulting and threatening to kill man Special Criminal Court

Former Sinn Féin councillor and father charged with falsely imprisoning, assaulting and threatening to kill man

Each of the three charges against Jonathan Dowdall (39) and Patrick Dowdall (59) are alleged to have taken place in Dublin in January 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in Special Criminal Court charged with possession of explosives Court

Man appears in Special Criminal Court charged with possession of explosives

The 52-year-old man was arrested as part of an ongoing operation targeting dissident republican activity.

From TheJournal.ie Slab Murphy given November date for tax evasion appeal Special Criminal Court

Slab Murphy given November date for tax evasion appeal

The 66-year-old was sentenced to 18 months in prison in February.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Sinn Féin councillor charged with possession of firearms and intent to falsely imprison Special Criminal Court

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor charged with possession of firearms and intent to falsely imprison

Jonathan Dowdall (37) and his father Patrick Dowdall (59) were arrested this evening by members of the Special Detective Unit.

From TheJournal.ie Men arrested after gardaí found bomb in car on the Naas Road to appear in court Special Criminal Court

Men arrested after gardaí found bomb in car on the Naas Road to appear in court

They are aged in their 30s and 40s and were detained at Ballyfermot and Ronanstown Garda stations.

From TheJournal.ie Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence Special Criminal Court

Thomas 'Slab' Murphy to appeal 18-month prison sentence

The high-profile republican was convicted of various tax offences at the Special Criminal Court last December.

From TheJournal.ie RTE receives 'a number of formal complaints' over Friday's Late Late Show Special Criminal Court

RTE receives 'a number of formal complaints' over Friday's Late Late Show

Crime correspondent Paul Williams took aim at gangland criminals – and Sinn Féin.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage Row

Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage

The party complained to the national broadcaster yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Sentencing of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy put off until 26 February Special Criminal Court

Sentencing of Thomas 'Slab' Murphy put off until 26 February

The high-profile republican was convicted of tax offences in December of last year.

From TheJournal.ie We seem to have forgotten the Special Criminal Court is supposed to be exceptional Opinion

We seem to have forgotten the Special Criminal Court is supposed to be exceptional

While Sinn Féin’s manifesto pledge was always going to attract close scrutiny, the shootings in the past week have thrust its existence to the top of the news-cycle, writes Dr Alan Greene.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Who wants to get rid of the Special Criminal Court? GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Who wants to get rid of the Special Criminal Court?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines claims made by Sinn Féin about a surprising election issue.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin wants to scrap the Special Criminal Court Election 2016

Sinn Féin wants to scrap the Special Criminal Court

The party has launched its manifesto in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the Special Criminal Court should be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the Special Criminal Court should be scrapped?

The issue of the non-jury court has been back in the headlines in the wake of Friday’s shooting.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams has responded to Enda's comments linking IRA weapons to Friday's shooting Drumcondra Attack

Gerry Adams has responded to Enda's comments linking IRA weapons to Friday's shooting

The Continuity IRA, which has its roots in a Provisional IRA split in 1986, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Who is 'Slab' Murphy and why is he causing problems for Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin? Explainer

Who is 'Slab' Murphy and why is he causing problems for Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin?

Explainer: Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin are facing more awkward questions. Here’s why…

From TheJournal.ie Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical' Points Scoring

Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical'

The Sinn Féin leader has spoken about the case for the third straight day.

From TheJournal.ie "Decent republicans are tax compliant" - Rivals attack Adams over 'Slab' Murphy comments War Of Words

"Decent republicans are tax compliant" - Rivals attack Adams over 'Slab' Murphy comments

Micheál Martin and Alan Shatter have both come out against the Sinn Féin leader.

From TheJournal.ie Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit Special Criminal Court

Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit

Maureen O’Sullivan says the issue is about human rights.

From TheJournal.ie Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin Special Criminal Court

Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin

One of the men will appear before the Special Criminal Court at 7.30pm this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA Dissident Republicans

Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA

Ryan Glennon made no reply to the charge.

From TheJournal.ie Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction Courts

Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

From TheJournal.ie Three men charged as gardaí ramp up ahead of Prince Charles visit Special Criminal Court

Three men charged as gardaí ramp up ahead of Prince Charles visit

A firearm and bomb parts had been found by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly Courts

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly

Sean Connolly was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court today.

From TheJournal.ie Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness Murder Trial

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin Special Criminal Court

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable United Nations

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Three men to appear before Special Criminal Court in connection with Republican activity Dissident Republicans

Three men to appear before Special Criminal Court in connection with Republican activity

Two other men have been released and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

From TheJournal.ie Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member IRA

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member

Kenneth Donohoe claimed his right to a fair trial was not upheld by the Special Criminal Court. The European Court of Human Rights did not agree.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Special Criminal Court erodes our rights – it needs to be abolished Opinion

Column: The Special Criminal Court erodes our rights – it needs to be abolished

We should be able to protect jurors and witnesses from intimidation without breaching the fundamental right to trial by jury, writes Jane Horgan-Jones.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: The Special Criminal Court is the best solution for organised crime Read Me

Aaron McKenna: The Special Criminal Court is the best solution for organised crime

The court has been criticised by human rights bodies – but until we can guarantee a fair trial by jury where witnesses, jurors, and others are protected from intimidation we need to keep it, writes Aaron McKenna.