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#Special Criminal Court

# special-criminal-court - Today’s News

Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow
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# Special Criminal Court

Lisa Smith: Judges reject call to dismiss charges - trial starts tomorrow

3 hours ago 11,386 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with alleged offences associated with membership of Islamic State.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Lisa Smith bid to have charges dropped to be decided on Monday

Wed 2:58 PM 11,049 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old, from Co Louth, is accused of being a member of Islamic State and financing terrorism.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

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

Tue 3:33 PM 51,768 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 17 January, 2022

'Spotter' for 'murder gang' who killed Eamon Kelly sentenced to life in prison
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

'Spotter' for 'murder gang' who killed Eamon Kelly sentenced to life in prison

Jan 17th 2022, 4:08 PM 22,810 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Kelly’s daughter Alison told the court that her father’s murder was a “cowardly and senseless act”.

Jim Mansfield Jnr found guilty of perverting the course of justice
# JIM MANSFIELD Jnr
# JIM MANSFIELD Jnr

Jim Mansfield Jnr found guilty of perverting the course of justice

Jan 17th 2022, 1:54 PM 25,242 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr was acquitted of a separate charge of conspiracy to falsely imprison his former employee Martin Byrne.

Bid by Lisa Smith to have terror charges dropped to be heard today
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Bid by Lisa Smith to have terror charges dropped to be heard today

Jan 17th 2022, 6:30 AM 11,707 Views 0 Comments

Smith, 39, is accused of being a member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) and financing terrorism.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 14 January, 2022

Court hears details of Kinahan gang member placing tracking device on murder target's car
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Court hears details of Kinahan gang member placing tracking device on murder target's car

Jan 14th 2022, 5:00 PM 17,849 Views 0 Comments

The intended target of the hit was James ‘Mago’ Gately who was living in Belfast at the time.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week
# Court
# Court

Lisa Smith's bid to have terror charges dropped will be heard next week

Jan 11th 2022, 4:06 PM 11,234 Views 0 Comments

Lisa Smith’s trial before the non-jury court was due to start this week.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 10 January, 2022

Lisa Smith trial expected to be delayed as defence seek for case to be struck out
# Court
# Court

Lisa Smith trial expected to be delayed as defence seek for case to be struck out

Jan 10th 2022, 4:43 PM 15,531 Views 0 Comments

Smith is charged with alleged membership of terror group Islamic State (ISIS) and other associated charges.

# special-criminal-court - 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 20,719 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.

# special-criminal-court - 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 12,829 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 55,916 Views 0 Comments

# special-criminal-court - Monday 29 November, 2021

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft

Nov 29th 2021, 1:58 PM 12,779 Views 0 Comments

Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 15 November, 2021

One man found guilty and one acquitted over killing of gangland figure Eamon Kelly
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

One man found guilty and one acquitted over killing of gangland figure Eamon Kelly

Nov 15th 2021, 1:43 PM 11,097 Views 0 Comments

Kelly was shot four times in the back as he walked towards his home in north Dublin in December of 2012.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Garda application to ban media from special criminal court during gang killing trial refused
# Kinahan Cartel
# Kinahan Cartel

Garda application to ban media from special criminal court during gang killing trial refused

Nov 11th 2021, 9:45 PM 20,292 Views 0 Comments

The judge ruled there was “nothing wrong” with the media being present as long as no gardaí are identified.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Trial of man accused of involvement in Kinahan cartel plot to murder Hutch rival begins
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Trial of man accused of involvement in Kinahan cartel plot to murder Hutch rival begins

Nov 9th 2021, 8:14 PM 14,733 Views 0 Comments

Douglas Glynn appeared at the non-jury court pleading not guilty to his involvement in the plot to murder James Gately

# special-criminal-court - 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 50,264 Views 0 Comments

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

Gerry Hutch challenges jurisdiction of non-jury Special Criminal Court to hear his trial
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Gerry Hutch challenges jurisdiction of non-jury Special Criminal Court to hear his trial

Nov 8th 2021, 3:53 PM 18,678 Views 0 Comments

The trial has been fixed for October 2022.

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 20,380 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - 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 19,639 Views 0 Comments

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

'Absolutely enormous' volume of documents in Lisa Smith case is crashing printers
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

'Absolutely enormous' volume of documents in Lisa Smith case is crashing printers

Nov 1st 2021, 5:03 PM 33,430 Views 0 Comments

Lisa Smith is accused of being a member of ISIS and of financing terrorism.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 29 October, 2021

Sinn Féin to debate ending total opposition to Special Criminal Court
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin to debate ending total opposition to Special Criminal Court

Oct 29th 2021, 8:56 PM 15,421 Views 51 Comments

A motion to be voted on at the party’s Ard Fheis on Saturday will continue to oppose the use of the court, apart from in “exceptional circumstances

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Judgement for men accused of gangland figure Eamon Kelly's murder to be delivered next month
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Judgement for men accused of gangland figure Eamon Kelly's murder to be delivered next month

Oct 26th 2021, 1:33 PM 12,111 Views 0 Comments

Father-of-nine Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the chest as he walked towards his home.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 8 October, 2021

Court told State's chief witness against Jim Mansfield Jnr lied about IRA relationship
# JIM MANSFIELD Jnr
# JIM MANSFIELD Jnr

Court told State's chief witness against Jim Mansfield Jnr lied about IRA relationship

Oct 8th 2021, 5:57 PM 15,658 Views 0 Comments

Mansfield Jnr pleaded not guilty to conspiring with one or more persons to falsely imprison Martin Byrne.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Former Sinn Féin councillor and three co-accused to go on trial over Regency Hotel killing
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Former Sinn Féin councillor and three co-accused to go on trial over Regency Hotel killing

Sep 14th 2021, 4:35 PM 20,454 Views 0 Comments

Justice Tony Hunt fixed 3 October 2022 for a trial.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Dublin man to be tried at Special Criminal Court for 2016 murder of Gareth Hutch
# Thomas McConnell
# Thomas McConnell

Dublin man to be tried at Special Criminal Court for 2016 murder of Gareth Hutch

Sep 2nd 2021, 7:43 PM 12,580 Views 0 Comments

Gareth Hutch was shot dead in Dublin in May 2016.

'Senior member' of Kinahan cartel jailed for directing attempted hit on Hutch gang member
# Peter Keating
# Peter Keating

'Senior member' of Kinahan cartel jailed for directing attempted hit on Hutch gang member

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 3:16 PM 16,613 Views 0 Comments

Mr Justice Tony Hunt today said Peter Keating was a “repository of trust and confidence” for the organised crime group.

# special-criminal-court - 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 13,520 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.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 30 July, 2021

Man who booked flights for hitman in Kinahan Cartel's bid to murder 'Mago' Gately is jailed
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man who booked flights for hitman in Kinahan Cartel's bid to murder 'Mago' Gately is jailed

Jul 30th 2021, 4:01 PM 15,097 Views 0 Comments

James Mago Gately was shot several times in 2017.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Garda National Surveillance Unit planted device in alleged Kevin Lunney abduction van
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Garda National Surveillance Unit planted device in alleged Kevin Lunney abduction van

Jul 28th 2021, 10:27 PM 39,421 Views 0 Comments

The van was left unlocked on a Dublin street.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 19 July, 2021

Jonathan Dowdall takes legal action to stop his trial for Regency Hotel murder being heard in the Special Criminal Court
# Court
# Court

Jonathan Dowdall takes legal action to stop his trial for Regency Hotel murder being heard in the Special Criminal Court

Jul 19th 2021, 3:47 PM 25,626 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Dowdall is charged with the murder of David Byrne at the Regency Hotel, Whitehall, Dublin 9 on 5 February, 2016

# special-criminal-court - 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 9,966 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 5 July, 2021

Man caught with €350k for 'pernicious' transnational crime group jailed for seven years
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man caught with €350k for 'pernicious' transnational crime group jailed for seven years

Jul 5th 2021, 12:42 PM 14,145 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that Jason Reed’s behaviour was “not a one-off but representative of a course of conduct”.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

Kevin Lunney trial: Barrister says gardaí breaching privacy and constitutional rights of citizens
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Kevin Lunney trial: Barrister says gardaí breaching privacy and constitutional rights of citizens

Jun 30th 2021, 4:50 PM 11,200 Views 0 Comments

Four men have pleaded not guilty to abducting and assaulting Mr Lunnye.

# special-criminal-court - 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 12,405 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 14 June, 2021

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding

Jun 14th 2021, 4:14 PM 25,329 Views 0 Comments

Declan ‘Mr Nobody’ Brady, his wife Deirdre Brady and his mistress Erika Lukacs appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.

# special-criminal-court - 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 12,861 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Friday 11 June, 2021

Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus
# Court
# Court

Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus

Jun 11th 2021, 5:27 PM 10,337 Views 0 Comments

Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the back in December 2012.

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 13,965 Views 0 Comments

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

Men accused of Keane Mulready-Woods murder to go on trial at Special Criminal Court
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

Men accused of Keane Mulready-Woods murder to go on trial at Special Criminal Court

Jun 11th 2021, 12:50 PM 10,196 Views 0 Comments

Keane Mulready-Woods died aged 17 in January.

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