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#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 26,143 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 11,360 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 32,181 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 27,445 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 17,716 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 18,898 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 37,777 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 29,567 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 14,102 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 7,969 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 22,079 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 13,639 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 21,492 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 12,753 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 8,180 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 21,248 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 13,830 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 15,933 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 20,402 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 15,008 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 10,991 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 20,908 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 10,460 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 20,332 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 12,107 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 8,081 Views 0 Comments

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

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives
# Court
# Court

Man accused of IRA membership denies buying Shamrock glucose to make explosives

Oct 11th 2017, 5:32 PM 13,020 Views 0 Comments

Seamus McGrane from Louth has pleaded not guilty to membership of the IRA.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Man charged with conspiracy to murder friend of Hutch family to face non-jury trial

Man charged with conspiracy to murder friend of Hutch family to face non-jury trial

Sep 28th 2017, 6:46 PM 10,901 Views 0 Comments

The court heard that it’s the DPP’s view that “the ordinary courts are not effective for the administration of justice” in this case.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 14 September, 2017

Dublin man to face Special Criminal Court trial over killing of dissident republican
# Peter Butterly
# Peter Butterly

Dublin man to face Special Criminal Court trial over killing of dissident republican

Sep 14th 2017, 1:41 PM 10,656 Views 0 Comments

35-year-old Peter Butterly was shot dead outside The Huntsman Inn in Gormanston, Co Meath.

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

Four men to be charged over the killing of dissident republican in Meath pub
# Peter Butterly
# Peter Butterly

Four men to be charged over the killing of dissident republican in Meath pub

Sep 8th 2017, 11:46 AM 13,103 Views 0 Comments

Peter Butterly was shot dead at the Huntsman Inn in Gormanston, Dublin in 2013.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 31 July, 2017

Woman (39) to go on trial accused of murder of Gareth Hutch
# Courts
# Courts

Woman (39) to go on trial accused of murder of Gareth Hutch

Jul 31st 2017, 2:39 PM 18,207 Views 0 Comments

He was shot dead outside his home in Dublin.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Two men due before in court after explosives seized in Dublin on Friday
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Two men due before in court after explosives seized in Dublin on Friday

Jun 4th 2017, 6:15 PM 10,262 Views 0 Comments

A 55-year-old man has been released without charge.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 19 May, 2017

Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity
# Meath And Dublin
# Meath And Dublin

Man in his 30s appears in court over dissident Republican activity

May 19th 2017, 4:56 PM 8,233 Views 0 Comments

A second man remains in custody.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 27 March, 2017

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor pleads guilty to false imprisonment and threatening to kill a man
# Jonathan Dowdall
# Jonathan Dowdall

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor pleads guilty to false imprisonment and threatening to kill a man

Mar 27th 2017, 1:50 PM 20,264 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Dowdall and his father will be sentenced on 28 April.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 20 March, 2017

Trial collapses after court hears gardaí tell accused they would arrest his partner
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Trial collapses after court hears gardaí tell accused they would arrest his partner

Mar 20th 2017, 7:12 PM 46,489 Views 0 Comments

Eimantas Valteris was the first Lithuanian to stand trial at the Special Criminal Court.

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

Second man (18) charged with murder of David 'Daithi' Douglas
# Courts
# Courts

Second man (18) charged with murder of David 'Daithi' Douglas

Mar 16th 2017, 12:02 PM 11,011 Views 0 Comments

Douglas was shot dead on a Dublin street last year.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb

Feb 14th 2017, 6:10 AM 11,879 Views 15 Comments

62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Dissident republican caught at Busaras with "four blocks of TNT" and detonators
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Dissident republican caught at Busaras with "four blocks of TNT" and detonators

Jan 31st 2017, 7:25 AM 14,566 Views 0 Comments

The incident last June saw Busaras evacuated the Special Criminal Court heard yesterday.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 30 January, 2017

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner
# Courts
# Courts

Man jailed for breaking into home in middle of night and raping former sexual partner

Jan 30th 2017, 3:34 PM 27,914 Views 0 Comments

The accused man has been jailed for 10 years.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Three men charged with dissident republican activity in Cork

Dec 17th 2016, 8:14 AM 7,907 Views 0 Comments

The three men, ranging in age from the mid-30s to their early 50s, were arrested on Thursday evening.