Dublin man remanded in IRA membership trial

A Dublin man charged with possession of explosives and membership of the IRA was further remanded in custody at the Special Criminal Court today.

Noel Mooney (aged 29), Leo Fitzgerald House, Dublin 2, is charged with the unlawful possession of explosives, namely an improvised explosive device, at Sean Moore Park, Ringsend, Dublin 4, on May 8th last.

He is also charged with membership of an unlawful organisation, namely the IRA, otherwise Oglaigh na hEireann on the same date.

The three-judge, non-jury court was told that Mr Mooney was not yet ready to apply for bail.

Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne, presiding, remanded Mr Mooney in custody until the end of the month with liberty to apply for bail next week.


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