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#Special Criminal Court

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Barman shot during fundraiser for wives of IRA prisoners at Dublin's Sunset House
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

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

Jun 17th 2020, 7:18 PM 64,201 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Third man charged over alleged Christy Keane murder plot
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# Special Criminal Court

Third man charged over alleged Christy Keane murder plot

Jun 4th 2020, 4:06 PM 13,778 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared before the Special Criminal Court today.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 29 May, 2020

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

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

May 29th 2020, 3:26 PM 17,246 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 11 May, 2020

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

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.

# special-criminal-court - 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 13,751 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.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 24 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 24th 2020, 3:20 PM 13,397 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 20 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 20th 2020, 5:46 PM 21,123 Views 0 Comments

The abduction trial is expected to begin in January 2021.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 3rd 2020, 1:26 PM 13,591 Views 3 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Explainer: What is the Special Criminal Court and what is Sinn Féin's stance on it?
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

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

Feb 6th 2020, 12:58 PM 24,966 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”.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 3 February, 2020

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

Man convicted by Special Criminal Court of Kinahan cartel murder plot

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:31 PM 18,934 Views 0 Comments

Liam Brannigan was charged with conspiring to murder Gary Hanley

# special-criminal-court - Monday 13 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 13th 2020, 8:15 PM 32,531 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 5th 2019, 8:11 PM 11,772 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.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 7 October, 2019

Secret recordings include man accused of conspiring to murder Dublin man discussing shooting
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

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

Oct 7th 2019, 9:36 PM 23,427 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 15 July, 2019

'Mr Nobody' jailed for managing Kinahan gang's 'arsenal'
# Declan Brady
# Declan Brady

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

Jul 15th 2019, 1:29 PM 26,469 Views 14 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Jim Mansfield Jnr charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Jim Mansfield Jnr charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment

Jul 3rd 2019, 9:32 PM 26,108 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Gangland criminal Alan Wilson pleads guilty to conspiring to murder Dublin man
# Gary Hanley
# Gary Hanley

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

May 30th 2019, 11:51 AM 11,343 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 27 May, 2019

Two men, including grandson of former Dublin Lord Mayor, sentenced for possession of explosives
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

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

May 27th 2019, 6:16 PM 32,122 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'Border Fox' Dessie O'Hare jailed for seven years for assault and false imprisonment
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

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

Apr 11th 2019, 11:30 AM 27,371 Views 31 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 8 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 8th 2019, 3:26 PM 17,676 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.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 22 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:10 AM 18,881 Views 0 Comments

James Joseph Cassidy will be sentenced on 29 April.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Regency trial collapses as murder charge against Patrick Hutch dropped
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Regency trial collapses as murder charge against Patrick Hutch dropped

Feb 20th 2019, 11:04 AM 37,712 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Friday 8 February, 2019

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

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

Updated Feb 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 29,495 Views 32 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 22 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 1:08 PM 14,090 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 12 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 12th 2018, 12:54 PM 7,964 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Updated Nov 2nd 2018, 3:00 PM 22,043 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 10th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,610 Views 10 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Monday 8 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 8th 2018, 10:14 AM 21,453 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 31st 2018, 5:52 PM 12,729 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.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 30 July, 2018

Verdicts in Gareth Hutch murder trial to be handed down in October
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Verdicts in Gareth Hutch murder trial to be handed down in October

Jul 30th 2018, 3:47 PM 8,175 Views 0 Comments

Hutch was shot dead as he was getting into his car outside Avondale House flats on North Cumberland Street in Dublin.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 18 June, 2018

Junior minister says a government involving Sinn Féin would 'risk security of State'
# Coalitions
# Coalitions

Junior minister says a government involving Sinn Féin would 'risk security of State'

Jun 18th 2018, 10:49 AM 21,230 Views 213 Comments

Patrick O’Donovan ruled out the possibility of a coalition between his party and Sinn Féin.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 8 June, 2018

Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch was recognised in chase after shooting, court told
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man accused of murdering Gareth Hutch was recognised in chase after shooting, court told

Jun 8th 2018, 6:53 PM 13,816 Views 0 Comments

As a result, Jonathan Keogh’s home was searched.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 4 May, 2018

Witnesses tell Freddie Thompson trial they saw car 'repeatedly crashing' into another car before it was set on fire
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Witnesses tell Freddie Thompson trial they saw car 'repeatedly crashing' into another car before it was set on fire

May 4th 2018, 5:00 PM 15,930 Views 0 Comments

Two witnesses gave evidence in court today.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Freddie Thompson was 'one of many fingers on the trigger' in killing of man, court told
# Dublin
# Dublin

Freddie Thompson was 'one of many fingers on the trigger' in killing of man, court told

May 2nd 2018, 2:40 PM 20,394 Views 0 Comments

David Douglas was murdered on 1 July 2016.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Regency trial adjourned for three months over investigation into death of lead investigator
# Courts
# Courts

Regency trial adjourned for three months over investigation into death of lead investigator

Mar 22nd 2018, 12:55 PM 14,999 Views 0 Comments

Senior prosecuting counsel Sean Gillane SC told the court today that “considerable progress” had been made in the enquiry.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Man charged in connection with murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man charged in connection with murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub

Mar 7th 2018, 1:02 PM 10,988 Views 0 Comments

Martin Aylmer (31), of Casino Park, Marino, was charged today before the Special Criminal Court.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 5 March, 2018

Dessie O'Hare to stand trial accused of false imprisonment and threatening a man's life
# Court
# Court

Dessie O'Hare to stand trial accused of false imprisonment and threatening a man's life

Mar 5th 2018, 4:08 PM 20,895 Views 0 Comments

O’Hare was charged on 9 June 2015. He appeared before the Dublin District Court today where he was served a booked of evidence.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer
# Adrian Crevan Mackin
# Adrian Crevan Mackin

GSOC launches legal bid to get transcripts related to Tony Golden killer

Feb 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 10,454 Views 0 Comments

Adrian Crevan Mackin killed Garda Tony Golden in October 2015.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 29 January, 2018

Man jailed for life over murder of manager of Sunset House pub
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for life over murder of manager of Sunset House pub

Jan 29th 2018, 2:33 PM 20,326 Views 18 Comments

Eamonn Cumberton had denied the murder of Michael Barr on 25 April 2016.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 8 December, 2017

Two Dublin men charged with possession of 4kg of explosive TNT
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Two Dublin men charged with possession of 4kg of explosive TNT

Dec 8th 2017, 2:05 PM 12,077 Views 0 Comments

One of the men was previously charged with membership of the IRA.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Man who allegedly carried loaded gun on Dublin-Belfast train to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court
# Ciaran Ryan
# Ciaran Ryan

Man who allegedly carried loaded gun on Dublin-Belfast train to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court

Nov 16th 2017, 12:13 PM 8,072 Views 0 Comments

23-year-old Ciaran Ryan was charged with three firearms offences following the July incident.