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

Feb 22nd 2016, 5:47 PM 115,183 Views 214 Comments

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

Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage
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Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage

Feb 17th 2016, 1:51 PM 35,055 Views 208 Comments

The party complained to the national broadcaster yesterday.

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

Feb 12th 2016, 1:15 PM 29,354 Views 105 Comments

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

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

Feb 10th 2016, 12:30 PM 1,631 Views 138 Comments

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.

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

Feb 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 26,892 Views 121 Comments

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

Sinn Féin wants to scrap the Special Criminal Court
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Sinn Féin wants to scrap the Special Criminal Court

Feb 9th 2016, 1:15 PM 24,193 Views 307 Comments

The party has launched its manifesto in Dublin today.

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

Feb 8th 2016, 8:30 PM 32,368 Views 152 Comments

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

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

Feb 8th 2016, 3:00 PM 34,335 Views 198 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2015, 9:47 PM 53,119 Views 287 Comments

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

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

Dec 21st 2015, 1:45 PM 17,312 Views 270 Comments

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

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

Dec 20th 2015, 3:24 PM 23,021 Views 307 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2015, 11:43 AM 17,157 Views 0 Comments

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

Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin
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Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin

Nov 25th 2015, 7:32 PM 11,375 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 16,636 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Glennon made no reply to the charge.

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

Jun 19th 2015, 3:43 PM 17,897 Views 24 Comments

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

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

May 16th 2015, 12:06 PM 19,434 Views 0 Comments

A firearm and bomb parts had been found by gardaí.

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

May 1st 2015, 12:51 PM 13,064 Views 8 Comments

Sean Connolly was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court today.

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

Nov 18th 2014, 3:37 PM 26,459 Views 0 Comments

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

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin
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Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

Jul 19th 2014, 8:05 PM 10,331 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 14th 2014, 11:44 AM 7,618 Views 36 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2014, 8:49 PM 10,455 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 12th 2013, 1:47 PM 7,394 Views 33 Comments

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.

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

Aug 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 770 Views 132 Comments

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

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

Aug 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 78 Views 47 Comments

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.

Poll: Should the Special Criminal Court be abolished?
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Poll: Should the Special Criminal Court be abolished?

Aug 14th 2013, 9:53 AM 10,901 Views 175 Comments

The court has been criticised by the United Nation’s Commission on Human Rights – but its purpose is to ensure juries are not intimidated.

Sisters "plainly terrified" of John Dundon - but they told the truth anyway
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Sisters "plainly terrified" of John Dundon - but they told the truth anyway

Aug 14th 2013, 6:45 AM 15,730 Views 19 Comments

TheJournal.ie recaps the evidence given by April and Lisa Collins which led to the Special Criminal Court handing down a life sentence to known criminal and killer John Dundon.

Why was Dundon allowed wear headphones during today's judgement?
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Why was Dundon allowed wear headphones during today's judgement?

Aug 13th 2013, 7:02 PM 38,744 Views 104 Comments

John Dundon listened to rap music throughout today’s ruling. Many have been asking why the judges allowed him to do so.

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation
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Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation

Aug 13th 2013, 3:45 PM 6,060 Views 54 Comments

Martin Callinan said the verdict endorses the capacity of the State to deal with this type of serious criminal case.

Dundon sat listening to headphones as he was convicted of murder
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Dundon sat listening to headphones as he was convicted of murder

Aug 13th 2013, 3:20 PM 14,673 Views 51 Comments

John Dundon removed his headphones only to listen to his defence counsel as his solicitor says he maintains his innocence.

Eight men due in court over dissident republican activity
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Eight men due in court over dissident republican activity

Jul 5th 2013, 5:42 PM 4,468 Views 0 Comments

Nine men were arrested in two raids in Dublin on Wednesday, with one being released by gardaí since then.

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike
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Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike

Jun 4th 2013, 10:27 AM 11,034 Views 0 Comments

John Dundon is due before the Special Criminal Court today charged in connection with the 2008 murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan.

Eight men due in court in relation to dissident republican activity
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Eight men due in court in relation to dissident republican activity

Mar 31st 2013, 1:38 PM 7,217 Views 48 Comments

Eight men were arrested following a garda raid of a commercial premises in Clondalkin, after which a loaded firearm was seized.

Three men due in court over Meath pub shooting
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Three men due in court over Meath pub shooting

Mar 9th 2013, 2:37 PM 7,569 Views 6 Comments

A second man, who was being held in connection with the shooting, was released this afternoon.

Man charged with membership of an unlawful organisation
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Man charged with membership of an unlawful organisation

Jan 16th 2013, 8:45 PM 9,048 Views 0 Comments

The man, in his 40s, was arrested in Limerick last Monday.

Court for four arrested during dissident republican investigation
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Court for four arrested during dissident republican investigation

Nov 29th 2012, 9:15 PM 4,867 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said the three men and one woman were to appear before the court this evening.

Man due in court over Dublin Garda station spying
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Man due in court over Dublin Garda station spying

Sep 28th 2012, 6:27 PM 5,884 Views 7 Comments

A 41-year-old man will appear in court this evening in connection with the suspected covert surveillance of the Garda station on Harcourt Street.

Man due in court charged with dissident republican activity
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Man due in court charged with dissident republican activity

Sep 28th 2012, 3:39 PM 3,927 Views 15 Comments

A 30-year-old man will appear in court in Dublin this evening charged in relation to dissident republican activity.

Brother of Alan Ryan charged with membership of illegal organisation
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Brother of Alan Ryan charged with membership of illegal organisation

Sep 15th 2012, 2:51 PM 19,998 Views 0 Comments

Vincent Ryan was charged at a sitting of the Special Criminal Court this morning.

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling
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Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling

Mar 13th 2012, 3:49 PM 2,997 Views 28 Comments

Alan Shatter dismisses calls from Sinn Féin to repeal the Offences against the State Act after last week’s ruling.