Two men who helped a criminal gang to murder Vinnie Ryan, a brother of slain Real IRA leader Alan Ryan, have asked a judge for mercy and to leave "light at the end of the tunnel" when handing down sentence.
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
The so-called New IRA which admitted killing journalist and activist Lyra McKee during a night of riots in Derry’s Creggan estate may have announced its formation in July 2012, but its origins stretch back five years earlier, writes
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
Newmarket 2-14 Grenagh 0-10: Newmarket banished all fears of relegation from the Premier Intermediate Football Championship this year after a comprehensive dismissal of Grenagh at Castlemagner on Saturday night saw them deservedly book a spot in round four.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Gardaí suspect the leaders of a terrorist alliance are behind a gun attack on a dissident as he dropped a child off at a creche in north Dublin. Parents looked on as a gunman shot Declan Smith in the head during rush hour on Holywell Avenue in Donaghmede.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
The Special Criminal Court in Dublin today issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Dublin man who was due to stand trial next week on an IRA membership charge following a garda investigation into paramilitary activity at the funeral of murdered Real IRA leader Alan Ryan in 2012.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014