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#Special Criminal Court

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

FactCheck: Who wants to get rid of the Special Criminal Court?
# GE16 Fact Check
# GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Who wants to get rid of the Special Criminal Court?

Feb 10th 2016, 7:00 AM 26,852 Views 121 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck examines claims made by Sinn Féin about a surprising election issue.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Sinn Féin wants to scrap the Special Criminal Court
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

Sinn Féin wants to scrap the Special Criminal Court

Feb 9th 2016, 1:15 PM 24,193 Views 307 Comments

The party has launched its manifesto in Dublin today.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 8 February, 2016

Poll: Do you think the Special Criminal Court should be scrapped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think the Special Criminal Court should be scrapped?

Feb 8th 2016, 8:30 PM 32,367 Views 152 Comments

The issue of the non-jury court has been back in the headlines in the wake of Friday’s shooting.

Gerry Adams has responded to Enda's comments linking IRA weapons to Friday's shooting
# Drumcondra Attack
# Drumcondra Attack

Gerry Adams has responded to Enda's comments linking IRA weapons to Friday's shooting

Feb 8th 2016, 3:00 PM 34,333 Views 198 Comments

The Continuity IRA, which has its roots in a Provisional IRA split in 1986, has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Who is 'Slab' Murphy and why is he causing problems for Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Who is 'Slab' Murphy and why is he causing problems for Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin?

Dec 22nd 2015, 9:47 PM 52,954 Views 286 Comments

Explainer: Gerry Adams and Sinn Féin are facing more awkward questions. Here’s why…

# special-criminal-court - Monday 21 December, 2015

Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical'
# Points Scoring
# Points Scoring

Adams stands by 'Slab' Murphy comments and thinks critics are 'hysterical'

Dec 21st 2015, 1:45 PM 17,309 Views 270 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader has spoken about the case for the third straight day.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 20 December, 2015

"Decent republicans are tax compliant" - Rivals attack Adams over 'Slab' Murphy comments
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

"Decent republicans are tax compliant" - Rivals attack Adams over 'Slab' Murphy comments

Dec 20th 2015, 3:24 PM 23,015 Views 306 Comments

Micheál Martin and Alan Shatter have both come out against the Sinn Féin leader.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 18 December, 2015

Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Independent TD defends attempt to post bail for man accused of involvement in plot to bomb Prince Charles visit

Dec 18th 2015, 11:43 AM 17,153 Views 0 Comments

Maureen O’Sullivan says the issue is about human rights.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Two men arrested over dissident activity in Dublin

Nov 25th 2015, 7:32 PM 11,374 Views 0 Comments

One of the men will appear before the Special Criminal Court at 7.30pm this evening.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Man appears in court charged with being a member of the IRA

Jul 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 16,629 Views 0 Comments

Ryan Glennon made no reply to the charge.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 19 June, 2015

Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction
# Courts
# Courts

Two decades after Veronica Guerin's murder, her killer is appealing his conviction

Jun 19th 2015, 3:43 PM 17,812 Views 24 Comments

He is claiming a miscarriage of justice.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Three men charged as gardaí ramp up ahead of Prince Charles visit
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Three men charged as gardaí ramp up ahead of Prince Charles visit

May 16th 2015, 12:06 PM 19,432 Views 0 Comments

A firearm and bomb parts had been found by gardaí.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 1 May, 2015

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly
# Courts
# Courts

Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of gangland boss Eamon Kelly

May 1st 2015, 12:51 PM 13,024 Views 8 Comments

Sean Connolly was sentenced at the Special Criminal Court today.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Tight security in court as man accused of gang murder turns State witness

Nov 18th 2014, 3:37 PM 26,451 Views 0 Comments

There were significant delays at the Criminal Courts of Justice as every person entering was screened through security.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

Jul 19th 2014, 8:05 PM 10,329 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

# special-criminal-court - Monday 14 July, 2014

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable
# United Nations
# United Nations

Austerity has 'weakened' the human rights of Ireland's most vulnerable

Jul 14th 2014, 11:44 AM 7,614 Views 36 Comments

The State is appearing before a United Nations committee to hear concerns over human rights in Ireland.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Three men to appear before Special Criminal Court in connection with Republican activity
# Dissident Republicans
# Dissident Republicans

Three men to appear before Special Criminal Court in connection with Republican activity

May 27th 2014, 8:49 PM 10,455 Views 0 Comments

Two other men have been released and a file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member
# IRA
# IRA

Special Criminal Court trial 'did not violate human rights' of IRA member

Dec 12th 2013, 1:47 PM 7,389 Views 33 Comments

Kenneth Donohoe claimed his right to a fair trial was not upheld by the Special Criminal Court. The European Court of Human Rights did not agree.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Column: The Special Criminal Court erodes our rights – it needs to be abolished
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Special Criminal Court erodes our rights – it needs to be abolished

Aug 21st 2013, 7:00 AM 767 Views 132 Comments

We should be able to protect jurors and witnesses from intimidation without breaching the fundamental right to trial by jury, writes Jane Horgan-Jones.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Aaron McKenna: The Special Criminal Court is the best solution for organised crime
# Read Me
# Read Me

Aaron McKenna: The Special Criminal Court is the best solution for organised crime

Aug 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 75 Views 47 Comments

The court has been criticised by human rights bodies – but until we can guarantee a fair trial by jury where witnesses, jurors, and others are protected from intimidation we need to keep it, writes Aaron McKenna.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Poll: Should the Special Criminal Court be abolished?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Special Criminal Court be abolished?

Aug 14th 2013, 9:53 AM 10,899 Views 175 Comments

The court has been criticised by the United Nation’s Commission on Human Rights – but its purpose is to ensure juries are not intimidated.

Sisters "plainly terrified" of John Dundon - but they told the truth anyway
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Sisters "plainly terrified" of John Dundon - but they told the truth anyway

Aug 14th 2013, 6:45 AM 15,675 Views 19 Comments

TheJournal.ie recaps the evidence given by April and Lisa Collins which led to the Special Criminal Court handing down a life sentence to known criminal and killer John Dundon.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Why was Dundon allowed wear headphones during today's judgement?
# Dundon Trial
# Dundon Trial

Why was Dundon allowed wear headphones during today's judgement?

Aug 13th 2013, 7:02 PM 38,616 Views 104 Comments

John Dundon listened to rap music throughout today’s ruling. Many have been asking why the judges allowed him to do so.

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation
# Murder
# Murder

Commissioner welcomes Dundon trial result after 'painstaking' investigation

Aug 13th 2013, 3:45 PM 6,058 Views 54 Comments

Martin Callinan said the verdict endorses the capacity of the State to deal with this type of serious criminal case.

Dundon sat listening to headphones as he was convicted of murder
# Murder
# Murder

Dundon sat listening to headphones as he was convicted of murder

Aug 13th 2013, 3:20 PM 14,670 Views 51 Comments

John Dundon removed his headphones only to listen to his defence counsel as his solicitor says he maintains his innocence.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 5 July, 2013

Eight men due in court over dissident republican activity
# Dublin
# Dublin

Eight men due in court over dissident republican activity

Jul 5th 2013, 5:42 PM 4,468 Views 0 Comments

Nine men were arrested in two raids in Dublin on Wednesday, with one being released by gardaí since then.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike
# Courts
# Courts

Dundon trial to begin as he is hospitalised following prison hunger strike

Jun 4th 2013, 10:27 AM 11,031 Views 0 Comments

John Dundon is due before the Special Criminal Court today charged in connection with the 2008 murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Eight men due in court in relation to dissident republican activity
# Suspects
# Suspects

Eight men due in court in relation to dissident republican activity

Mar 31st 2013, 1:38 PM 7,217 Views 48 Comments

Eight men were arrested following a garda raid of a commercial premises in Clondalkin, after which a loaded firearm was seized.

# special-criminal-court - Sunday 10 March, 2013

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Three men due in court over Meath pub shooting
# Shooting
# Shooting

Three men due in court over Meath pub shooting

Mar 9th 2013, 2:37 PM 7,569 Views 6 Comments

A second man, who was being held in connection with the shooting, was released this afternoon.

# special-criminal-court - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Man charged with membership of an unlawful organisation
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged with membership of an unlawful organisation

Jan 16th 2013, 8:45 PM 9,048 Views 0 Comments

The man, in his 40s, was arrested in Limerick last Monday.

# special-criminal-court - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Court for four arrested during dissident republican investigation
# Court
# Court

Court for four arrested during dissident republican investigation

Nov 29th 2012, 9:15 PM 4,866 Views 9 Comments

Gardaí said the three men and one woman were to appear before the court this evening.

# special-criminal-court - Friday 28 September, 2012

Man due in court over Dublin Garda station spying
# Harcourt Street
# Harcourt Street

Man due in court over Dublin Garda station spying

Sep 28th 2012, 6:27 PM 5,882 Views 7 Comments

A 41-year-old man will appear in court this evening in connection with the suspected covert surveillance of the Garda station on Harcourt Street.

Man due in court charged with dissident republican activity
# Court
# Court

Man due in court charged with dissident republican activity

Sep 28th 2012, 3:39 PM 3,927 Views 15 Comments

A 30-year-old man will appear in court in Dublin this evening charged in relation to dissident republican activity.

# special-criminal-court - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Brother of Alan Ryan charged with membership of illegal organisation
# Real IRA
# Real IRA

Brother of Alan Ryan charged with membership of illegal organisation

Sep 15th 2012, 2:51 PM 19,970 Views 0 Comments

Vincent Ryan was charged at a sitting of the Special Criminal Court this morning.

# special-criminal-court - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Shatter dismisses calls to repeal crime laws following Supreme Court ruling

Mar 13th 2012, 3:49 PM 2,996 Views 28 Comments

Alan Shatter dismisses calls from Sinn Féin to repeal the Offences against the State Act after last week’s ruling.