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# kevin lunney
Defence lawyers in the Kevin Lunney abduction trial are challenging garda CCTV evidence
The court heard that footage was gathered from Cavan, Monaghan, Westmeath and Dublin by gardaí.
# Special Criminal Court
Senior Kinahan gang member, his wife and mistress laundered cash through Spanish property and a wedding
Declan ‘Mr Nobody’ Brady, his wife Deirdre Brady and his mistress Erika Lukacs appeared at the Special Criminal Court today.
# Week 2
Kevin Lunney trial: Garda access to phone records comes under defence spotlight in second week
Gardaí had given evidence about obtaining search warrants for phone records in relation to their investigation.
# Court
Trial of two men accused of murdering Eamon Kelly hears evidence of burning Lexus
Eamon Kelly was shot four times in the back in December 2012.
# Special Criminal Court
Barrister at Kevin Lunney trial argues that gardaí repeatedly broke the law by accessing mobile phone data
O’Higgins said the material gardaí uncovered should be ruled inadmissible because it was unlawfully obtained.
# Drogheda
Men accused of Keane Mulready-Woods murder to go on trial at Special Criminal Court
Keane Mulready-Woods died aged 17 in January.
# Special Criminal Court
Defence barrister in Kevin Lunney case argues that mobile phone evidence was collected using invalid warrants
Counsel for one of the accused said there was an “information deficit” in the application for a warrant for phone records.
# kinahan/hutch feud
Lee Canavan given life sentence over role in the murder of David 'Daithí' Douglas
Douglas was shot dead outside his partner’s shoe shop in the Liberties area of Dublin on July 1, 2016.
# Special Criminal Court
Kevin Lunney describes crawling injured on road after abduction
He was giving evidence at the trial of four men accused of falsely imprisoning him and causing him serious harm.
# QIH trial
Trial begins of four men accused of abducting QIH director Kevin Lunney
The Special Criminal Court heard today that there will be 250 witnesses in the ‘complex’ case.
# Courts
Special Criminal Court upholds its right to hear trial of four accused of causing serious harm to Kevin Lunney
Counsel argued the court has become a “permanent and perpetual” structure that is not permitted by the legislation that brought it into existence.
# Trial
Trial delayed for four men accused of falsely imprisoning Kevin Lunney
Sean Guerin SC told the court that a matter of law must be dealt with before the trial can go ahead.
# qih
Trial of four accused of abducting and assaulting Kevin Lunney to proceed at end of month
The case had originally been fixed for trial on 11 January at the non-jury court.
# regency hotel
Bail granted to one of three men accused of helping gang out with Regency shooting
Jason Bonney has been granted bail, he and two other men, are charged in connection with the Regency Hotel murder of David Byrne.
# Special Criminal Court
Senior cartel lieutenant 'Mr Nobody' admits to stashing €268,000 in Kildare attic
This afternoon, Declan Brady pleaded guilty at a brief hearing to possessing €268,000 concealed in a loft in Naas.
# Dublin
Third man to face trial over murder of Michael Barr at Sunset House pub in 2016
Two people have already been jailed for life for the murder.
# Lee Canavan
Trial of man accused of murdering David 'Daithi' Douglas opens at Special Criminal Court
The State is alleging that Lee Canavan “literally pulled the trigger” in the crime.
# Courts
Kinahan cartel hitman jailed for 20 years for attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately
The victim was shot five times as he sat in his car at a filling station in May 2017.
# Offences against the State Act
Review ordered into Special Criminal Court laws used in dissident republican and gangland criminal trials
Former Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan had previoulsy committed to the review of the laws.
# Quinn Industrial Holdings
Quinn executive Kevin Lunney's abduction trial delayed due to coronavirus concerns
The case had been fixed for trial on 11 January at the Special Criminal Court.
# Special Criminal Court
Hitman found guilty of attempted murder of Kinahan cartel target
Caolan Smyth’s co-accused was found guilty of assisting in burning out a getaway car.
# Special Criminal Court
One of Kevin Lunney accused made 'planted' DNA complaint to Garda Ombudsman, court hears
Lunney (50) was abducted close to his home in Co Fermanagh on the evening of 17 September 2019.
# Special Criminal Court
Kevin Lunney case not ready to proceed over phone data law 'uncertainty', court hears
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.
# prison lockdown
Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial
The suspected outbreak has led to the postponement of a firearms trial at the Special Criminal Court.
# Special Criminal Court
Court told Jim Mansfield Jnr 'effectively delivered' an employee to men who falsely imprisoned him
Mansfield is charged with conspiracy to commit false imprisonment.
# Special Criminal Court
Man who supplied car in IRA operation to put bomb under PSNI officer's jeep sentenced to three years
Robert O’Leary previously said “never in a million years” would he be involved with the IRA.
# Limerick
Three men accused of involvement in attempted murder of Christy Keane served with books of evidence
Keane was shot a number of times on 29 June 2015.
# islamic state
Trial of former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith to begin in January 2022
Smith is charged with membership of the Islamic State terrorist group and with financing terrorism.
# Special Criminal Court
Dublin pub killing: Man (41) convicted of murdering Michael Barr
He had denied the murder, which occurred in April 2016.
# Courts
Man charged in Kevin Lunney case brings challenge against Special Criminal Court
Alan O’Brien is the second of the four accused men to challenge the SCC’s jurisdiction to hear the trial.
# Special Criminal Court
Two Kinahan Cartel members jailed over plot to murder Hutch family member
Patrick Curtis and Mohammed Smew are the last two men to be sentenced for their involvement in the plan to kill Patsy Hutch.
# Lisa Smith
Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith returned for trial at Special Criminal Court
Smith is accused of membership of the terror group Islamic State.
# Courts
Former Defence Forces member Lisa Smith sent forward for trial to Special Criminal Court
Smith is accused of membership of the terror group Islamic State.
# Special Criminal Court
Jailing Kinahan cartel member with claustrophobia akin to 'putting man with arachnophobia in a cell with spiders'
A Portlaoise Prison GP said Patrick Curtis’s anxiety is ‘severe’.
# Courts
Derek Devoy jailed for 15 years over incident in which he assaulted garda and 'ran amok' with machine gun
A judge said it was an “appalling” act and “dangerous beyond belief”.
# Michael Barr
Dublin pub murder: Major part of DNA profile on piece of evidence recovered matches accused, court hears
Michael Barr was shot dead at a pub in Summerhill in 2016.
# Special Criminal Court
'Very unusual' that no further action was taken by Homeland Security against witness in Garda murder trial
US immigration expert said that he had never seen a case where a visa overstayer was released.
# Special Criminal Court
Man accused of murdering Adrian Donohoe 'gave voluntary statement to Gardaí despite solicitor's advice'
Brady’s solicitor told the defence counsel that Brady was concerned about being linked to the murder on social media.
# Special Criminal Court
Two more men charged with involvement in attempted murder of James 'Mago' Gately
The men were charged at the Special Criminal Court.
# Special Criminal Court
Man accused of having loaded firearm told gardaí he had travelled to Dublin to look at cars
Edward McDonnell (55) has pleaded not guilty to being in unlawful possession of a semi-automatic pistol with intent to endanger life.