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# kevin-lunney - Monday 21 March, 2022

Court directs that challenge against sentence and conviction for Lunney attack be heard on notice
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Court directs that challenge against sentence and conviction for Lunney attack be heard on notice

Mar 21st 2022, 6:24 PM 13,964 Views 0 Comments

Last year Alan Harte was sentenced to 30 years in prison for committing serious harm on and falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney in 2019.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 21 February, 2022

Kevin Lunney torture ringleader seeks to have his 30-year prison sentence set aside
# Alan Harte
# Alan Harte

Kevin Lunney torture ringleader seeks to have his 30-year prison sentence set aside

Feb 21st 2022, 7:20 PM 35,334 Views 0 Comments

Harte was given the sentence last year.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Who is YZ? How Alan Harte, ringleader in the Kevin Lunney trial, had 180 previous convictions
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Who is YZ? How Alan Harte, ringleader in the Kevin Lunney trial, had 180 previous convictions

Jan 18th 2022, 7:55 PM 51,170 Views 0 Comments

Harte, previously referred to in the media only as YZ, inflicted most of Kevin Lunney’s serious injuries.

Ringleader of gang who kidnapped and assaulted Kevin Lunney named as Alan Harte
# YZ
# YZ

Ringleader of gang who kidnapped and assaulted Kevin Lunney named as Alan Harte

Jan 18th 2022, 3:33 PM 51,916 Views 0 Comments

Harte was sentenced to 30 years in prison by the non-jury Special Criminal Court last month

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Border villages and isolated backroads: The key locations in the abduction of Kevin Lunney
# Key Locations
# Key Locations

Border villages and isolated backroads: The key locations in the abduction of Kevin Lunney

Dec 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 20,780 Views 0 Comments
  • The locations of Lunney's torture and abduction show a meticulously planned abduction, writes Garreth MacNamee.
  • Three men were sentenced at the Special Criminal Court on Monday for their roles in what happened.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 20 December, 2021

From Kevin Lunney's own startling testimony to rows about phone data: The trial's key evidence
# Kevin Lunney Trial
# Kevin Lunney Trial

From Kevin Lunney's own startling testimony to rows about phone data: The trial's key evidence

Dec 20th 2021, 5:37 PM 12,880 Views 0 Comments
  • In this article we look back on the trial and examine the key moments.
  • The Lunney Abduction trial lasted from June to August at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin.
  • A substantial part of the case centred around CCTV, secretive surveillance techniques and phone data.
Three men found guilty of Kevin Lunney abduction and torture sentenced to between 18 and 30 years
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Three men found guilty of Kevin Lunney abduction and torture sentenced to between 18 and 30 years

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 1:36 PM 56,001 Views 0 Comments

# kevin-lunney - Monday 22 November, 2021

Kevin Lunney: 'My family's anguish is a greater torment to me than the physical pain of the attack'
# Sentencing
# Sentencing

Kevin Lunney: 'My family's anguish is a greater torment to me than the physical pain of the attack'

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 5:20 PM 29,147 Views 0 Comments

Three men were found guilty of kidnapping and assaulting him earlier this month. Sentencing is due on 20 December.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Drew Harris: Gardaí to seek further charges in Kevin Lunney abduction case
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Drew Harris: Gardaí to seek further charges in Kevin Lunney abduction case

Nov 9th 2021, 5:48 PM 13,970 Views 0 Comments

Three men were convicted in the Special Criminal Court yesterday for their involvement in the Kevin Lunney abduction.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 8 November, 2021

Three found guilty of false imprisonment and assault of QIH director Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Three found guilty of false imprisonment and assault of QIH director Kevin Lunney

Nov 8th 2021, 4:03 PM 50,323 Views 0 Comments

The court found the prosecution had proven beyond reasonable doubt that they had abducted Lunney.

Judge begins delivering verdict in Kevin Lunney abduction trial
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Judge begins delivering verdict in Kevin Lunney abduction trial

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 1:12 PM 20,404 Views 0 Comments

Four men had pleaded not guilty to the abduction and assault of the Quinn Industrial Holdings executive.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 1 November, 2021

Court rejects defence application to delay verdict in Kevin Lunney abduction trial
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Court rejects defence application to delay verdict in Kevin Lunney abduction trial

Nov 1st 2021, 6:34 PM 19,668 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Lunney was an executive with Quinn Industrial Holdings when he was allegedly

# kevin-lunney - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Defence gives closing speeches for three accused in Kevin Lunney abduction
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Defence gives closing speeches for three accused in Kevin Lunney abduction

Aug 4th 2021, 8:31 PM 13,539 Views 0 Comments

A defence barrister said the actions of suspect ‘YZ’ are “suspicious” but do not lead to the conclusion he tortured Kevin Lunney.

# kevin-lunney - Friday 16 July, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,542 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Trial of men accused of abducting Kevin Lunney expected to come to a close next week

Jul 16th 2021, 3:01 PM 7,614 Views 0 Comments

Four men are being tried for false imprisonment and intentionally causing serious harm.

# kevin-lunney - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Kevin Lunney was still in pain and fearful one month after abduction, doctor tells trial
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Kevin Lunney was still in pain and fearful one month after abduction, doctor tells trial

Jul 15th 2021, 3:36 PM 9,980 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard that wounds to Kevin Lunney’s face required 24 stitches.

# kevin-lunney - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Defence lawyers in the Kevin Lunney abduction trial are challenging garda CCTV evidence
# Kevin Lunney
# Kevin Lunney

Defence lawyers in the Kevin Lunney abduction trial are challenging garda CCTV evidence

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:44 PM 12,411 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that footage was gathered from Cavan, Monaghan, Westmeath and Dublin by gardaí.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Man accused of Kevin Lunney abduction takes High Court case over time limits regarding judicial reviews
# Challenge
# Challenge

Man accused of Kevin Lunney abduction takes High Court case over time limits regarding judicial reviews

Jun 22nd 2021, 3:50 PM 10,159 Views 0 Comments

The man has previously brought judicial review proceedings challenging the Special Criminal Court’s jurisdiction to hear his trial.

# kevin-lunney - Friday 18 June, 2021

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Man accused of abducting Kevin Lunney asked gardaí to ‘leave his own family alone’, court hears

Jun 18th 2021, 5:17 PM 27,133 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court heard today that the man made the request after one of his son’s died.

# kevin-lunney - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Defence lawyers in Kevin Lunney abduction trial dispute attempt to link phone number to accused
# Courts
# Courts

Defence lawyers in Kevin Lunney abduction trial dispute attempt to link phone number to accused

Jun 17th 2021, 8:11 PM 9,107 Views 0 Comments

The trial continues in front of Justice Tony Hunt, presiding, and Judge Gerard Griffin and Judge David McHugh.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data
# Phone Data
# Phone Data

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data

Jun 15th 2021, 5:14 PM 10,116 Views 0 Comments

The judges will decide on the admissability of the phone evidence next week.

# kevin-lunney - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week
# Week 2
# Week 2

Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week

Jun 12th 2021, 7:45 AM 12,928 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí had given evidence about obtaining search warrants for phone records in relation to their investigation.

# kevin-lunney - Friday 11 June, 2021

Barrister at Kevin Lunney trial argues that gardaí repeatedly broke the law by accessing mobile phone data
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Barrister at Kevin Lunney trial argues that gardaí repeatedly broke the law by accessing mobile phone data

Updated Jun 11th 2021, 4:24 PM 13,978 Views 0 Comments

O’Higgins said the material gardaí uncovered should be ruled inadmissible because it was unlawfully obtained.

# kevin-lunney - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Defence barrister in Kevin Lunney case argues that mobile phone evidence was collected using invalid warrants
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Defence barrister in Kevin Lunney case argues that mobile phone evidence was collected using invalid warrants

Jun 9th 2021, 6:51 PM 14,142 Views 0 Comments

Counsel for one of the accused said there was an “information deficit” in the application for a warrant for phone records.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

Lawyers challenge mobile phone evidence in Kevin Lunney's abduction trial
# QIH Trial
# QIH Trial

Lawyers challenge mobile phone evidence in Kevin Lunney's abduction trial

Jun 8th 2021, 5:10 PM 16,690 Views 0 Comments

Lunney told the court that he was bundled into the boot of a car and driven to a container where he was threatened and told to resign from QIH.

# kevin-lunney - Friday 4 June, 2021

Man accused of assisting Kevin Lunney abductors tells court he has 'nothing to hide'
# Courts
# Courts

Man accused of assisting Kevin Lunney abductors tells court he has 'nothing to hide'

Jun 4th 2021, 2:18 PM 15,438 Views 0 Comments

The man said he was “definitely not” involved in the dispute over Quinn Industrial Holdings.

# kevin-lunney - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Kevin Lunney describes crawling injured on road after abduction
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Kevin Lunney describes crawling injured on road after abduction

Updated Jun 3rd 2021, 6:13 PM 21,029 Views 0 Comments

He was giving evidence at the trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning him and causing him serious harm.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Special Criminal Court upholds its right to hear trial of four accused of causing serious harm to Kevin Lunney
# Courts
# Courts

Special Criminal Court upholds its right to hear trial of four accused of causing serious harm to Kevin Lunney

Jun 1st 2021, 5:40 PM 13,537 Views 0 Comments

Counsel argued the court has become a “permanent and perpetual” structure that is not permitted by the legislation that brought it into existence.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 31 May, 2021

Trial delayed for four men accused of falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney
# Trial
# Trial

Trial delayed for four men accused of falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney

May 31st 2021, 1:52 PM 12,029 Views 0 Comments

Sean Guerin SC told the court that a matter of law must be dealt with before the trial can go ahead.

# kevin-lunney - Friday 21 May, 2021

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month
# Qih
# Qih

Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month

May 21st 2021, 5:52 PM 10,338 Views 0 Comments

The case had originally been fixed for trial on 11 January at the non-jury court.

# kevin-lunney - Friday 19 March, 2021

Fermanagh man jailed for assault of two senior Quinn Industrial Holdings executives
# Cavan Circuit Court
# Cavan Circuit Court

Fermanagh man jailed for assault of two senior Quinn Industrial Holdings executives

Updated Mar 19th 2021, 2:22 PM 46,294 Views 0 Comments

James Bernard McGovern, 24, appeared at Cavan Circuit Court on Friday.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Quinn executive Kevin Lunney's abduction trial delayed due to coronavirus concerns
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Quinn executive Kevin Lunney's abduction trial delayed due to coronavirus concerns

Jan 5th 2021, 6:23 PM 10,876 Views 0 Comments

The case had been fixed for trial on 11 January at the Special Criminal Court.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 7 December, 2020

Trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning and assaulting Kevin Lunney to go ahead next month
# Qih
# Qih

Trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning and assaulting Kevin Lunney to go ahead next month

Updated Dec 7th 2020, 3:20 PM 11,170 Views 0 Comments

The Special Criminal Court today refused an application from the defence to adjourn the 12-week trial.

# kevin-lunney - Thursday 26 November, 2020

One of Kevin Lunney accused made 'planted' DNA complaint to Garda Ombudsman, court hears
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

One of Kevin Lunney accused made 'planted' DNA complaint to Garda Ombudsman, court hears

Nov 26th 2020, 10:50 PM 23,694 Views 0 Comments

Lunney (50) was abducted close to his home in Co Fermanagh on the evening of 17 September 2019.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Kevin Lunney case not ready to proceed over phone data law 'uncertainty', court hears
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Kevin Lunney case not ready to proceed over phone data law 'uncertainty', court hears

Nov 17th 2020, 2:27 PM 13,731 Views 1 Comment

Lawyers for one of the accused claim the law on the retention and accessing of mobile phone data is in “a state of significant uncertainty” in Ireland.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 2 November, 2020

Trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney may not go ahead in January
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
# Quinn Industrial Holdings

Trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney may not go ahead in January

Nov 2nd 2020, 2:32 PM 29,247 Views 0 Comments

The defendants have brought High Court challenges against the Special Criminal Court’s jurisdiction to try the matter.

# kevin-lunney - Monday 7 September, 2020

Man charged in Kevin Lunney case brings challenge against Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Man charged in Kevin Lunney case brings challenge against Special Criminal Court

Sep 7th 2020, 10:03 PM 28,878 Views 0 Comments

Alan O’Brien is the second of the four accused men to challenge the SCC’s jurisdiction to hear the trial.

# kevin-lunney - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

Court hearing into attack on Kevin Lunney hears that car seized by gardaí may have been 'accidentally burned'
# Courts
# Courts

Court hearing into attack on Kevin Lunney hears that car seized by gardaí may have been 'accidentally burned'

Updated Jun 10th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,019 Views 0 Comments

The non-jury court heard this morning that the trial will commence on Monday 21 January 2021.

# kevin-lunney - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 28th 2020, 12:54 PM 13,823 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.

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