Man jailed for explosives offences

A man has today jailed for eight-and-a-half years by the Special Criminal Court for explosives offences.

Conan Murphy (aged 25), with an address at Plaster, Mount Pleasant, Dundalk, Co Louth, was found guilty by the Special Criminal Court last month of the possession of explosive substances at Aghaboys, Mount Pleasant on May 22, 2010.

Conan Murphy is the son of Dundalk man Colm Murphy, who was cleared of the 1998 Omagh bombing in a retrial, following a successful appeal.

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