The lawyers for a Longford man accused of possessing an explosive substance on the eve of the state visit of the UK Queen five years ago have applied to the Special Criminal Court to have the charge dismissed.
A Longford man accused of making bomb threats during the state visit of the UK Queen five years ago told gardai that the British monarch stood for the security forces in Northern Ireland and that he did not like her, the Special Criminal Court has heard.
A man who called Longford garda station during the State visit of the UK Queen five years ago threatened two mortars were set at Dublin Castle and that he was a member of the "Republican Brotherhood, Squad A", the Special Criminal Court has heard.
FOLLOWING the visible firmness of the handshake between Britain’s Prince Charles and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, the visit of the Prince and his wife Camilla to Ireland has been transformed into an occasion of peace and reconciliation.
The Justice and Defence Minister Alan Shatter has today said that it is regrettable that more than €20m had to be spent on an unprecedented security operation for the visits of Britain's Queen Elizabeth and US President Barack Obama.