Defence lawyers for seven men accused of membership of the Continuity IRA argued at the Special Criminal Court today that the gardai had no power to arrest the men on suspicion of membership of an illegal organisation without a warrant.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2003
A Detective Sergeant who led a garda raid on a house in Limerick where a suspected Continuity IRA meeting was taking place told the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today that he believed it was "possible and probable" that firearms were in the house when he ordered another garda to break down the front door.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2003
A Garda Chief Superintendent told the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today that people's lives would be at risk if he disclosed the sources of confidential information relating to one of seven men accused of membership of an unlawful organisation, the Continuity IRA.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2003
A Garda Superintendent told the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today that a search warrant was issued for a house in Limerick city where seven men accused of membership of an illegal organisation were arrested after he briefed another senior garda officer in the city.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2003
A Special Branch detective told the Special Criminal Court in Dublin today that he believed that Des Long, the vice president of Republican Sinn Fein, was carrying out an anti surveillance measure in driving a circuitous route through Limerick.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2003