Two remanded in connection with weapons charges

Two men charged with having a gun and ammunition in Dundalk were remanded until December by the Special Criminal Court today.

Thomas Kelly (aged 26) Killinarden Estate, Tallaght, Dublin 24 and Eugene Kelly (aged 42) Ashling Park, Cox’s Demesne, Dundalk, Co Louth, are each charged with possession of a 9mm parabellum calibre Glock model 26 semi-automatic pistol and fifty rounds of CC1 make 9mm parabellum calibre ammunition at Castletown Rd, Dundalk, Co Louth on July 19, 2007.

Eugene Kelly is also charged with membership of an illegal organisation styling itself the Irish National Liberation Army, otherwise the INLA on the same date.

Mr Justice Paul Butler, presiding at the three-judge court, remanded Thomas Kelly on continuing bail and Eugene Kelly in custody until December when a book of evidence is expected to be served.


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