Organisation: Irish Republican Army
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
It was the prosecution's case that DNA evidence linked Darren Weldon to a number plate found in the debris of a car bomb which exploded outside Newry courthouse on February 22, 2010.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
It’s 100 years since the specialised unit of IRA assassins undertook their first operation.looks at the early days of a group who’d have a crucial role in the struggle
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
A Louth man has been acquitted of IRA membership after the Special Criminal Court found it could not rely on the belief evidence of a Garda Assistant Commissioner as being independent from the investigation.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Real IRA leader who plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles in 2015 has died in prison.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
A post room worker the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) accused of disclosing sensitive information told gardaí he raised security concerns about people reading files in work, a trial has heard.
Thu, 23 May, 2019
Two men who were “in joint control” of 167kg of explosives found inside a car - enough to make a bomb three quarters as large as the one detonated in Omagh in 1998 - have been jailed for total of 15 and a half years.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019
Two men who played roles in the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly have been jailed by the Special Criminal Court this morning.
Mon, 01 Apr, 2019
A Monaghan mechanic has been found guilty of IRA membership by the non-jury Special Criminal Court.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2019
A new TV series looks at Ireland’s struggle for freedom by focusing on the part played by ordinary people throughout the country, writes
Sat, 02 Feb, 2019
Jonathan Lennon, aged 35, from Clonee, Dublin 15 was charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act in relation to criminal proceedings resulting from the murder of Peter Butterly.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2019
A Cavan man has pleaded guilty before the non-jury Special Criminal Court this morning to helping an unlawful organisation murder dissident republican Peter Butterly.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018
Two men have been found not guilty of IRA membership following a Special Criminal Court trial in which an FBI agent uncovered a Dublin-based plot to buy a grenade and Semtex online.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2018
The body of a British soldier executed and buried in Co Clare almost 100 years ago has been exhumed and will be reburied in Dublin.
Mon, 14 May, 2018
Judges at the Special Criminal Court have said they will deliver a verdict in the case of two men accused of IRA membership next month after the court heard closing speeches today from the prosecution and defence.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018
A chief superintendent has told the non-jury Special Criminal Court he believes two men are members of the IRA.
Tue, 10 Apr, 2018
A Cork man, described by a judge as an "active and trusted" member of the IRA, has been jailed for three and a half years.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Very few European nations are as familiar as we are with domestic terrorism but even here the passage of time makes it easier to forget or at least to look away from our toxic history of tit-for-tat murder and carnage.
Fri, 05 Jan, 2018
A man who ordered two grenades off the dark net has been jailed for three years and six months for IRA membership.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
A dissident republican leader convicted of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation which plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles two years ago has been jailed for eleven and a half years.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
A Real IRA leader who plotted an explosion during the State visit of Britain’s Prince Charles two years ago has been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of directing the activities of a terrorist organisation.
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
The military pensions archive not only adds to our understanding of the violence that gripped
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
In considering these men, it is impossible to ignore the political climate of 1917, writes
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
A "trusted" IRA member who purchased in a "surreptitious manner" the car used in the murder in Northern Ireland of prison officer, David Black, has been jailed for five years.
Mon, 23 Oct, 2017
Four men have appeared before an out-of-term sitting of the Special Criminal Court charged in connection with the murder of dissident republican Peter Butterly four and a half years ago.
Sat, 09 Sep, 2017
A Dublin man who bought the car that was later used in the fatal shooting of Northern Ireland prison officer David Black has been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of IRA membership.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
THE Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary (ADRIC) was established on July 23, 1920. They were the inspiration of the British Secretary for War, Winston Churchill.
Sat, 29 Jul, 2017
The fingerprint of a man accused of IRA membership was found on the registration certificate of the car used in the fatal shooting of Northern Irish prison officer David Black, the Special Criminal Court has heard today.
Mon, 17 Jul, 2017
The Special Criminal Court trial of a Dublin man accused of IRA membership has heard a day of legal argument.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
The Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission must apply to the High Court for transcripts relating to appearances before the Special Criminal Court of Adrian Crevan Mackin, who shot dead Garda Anthony Golden in 2015 before killing himself.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission has applied to the Special Criminal Court for transcripts relating to appearances before the court of Adrian Crevan Mackin, who shot dead Garda Anthony Golden in 2015 before killing himself.
Tue, 04 Jul, 2017
The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission has applied to the Special Criminal Court for transcripts relating to appearances before the court of Adrian Crevan Mackin.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
A man has been charged with knowingly possessing four kilograms of TNT in central Dublin, while another man has been charged with IRA membership, at a bank-holiday Sunday sitting of the Special Criminal Court.
Sun, 04 Jun, 2017
The Special Criminal Court trial of a Louth man accused of IRA membership has heard that two "very well made" and "viable" improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were found in a car that gardai had stopped on the N52 in County Meath.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Two Cork men accused of IRA membership were freshly charged today at the Special Criminal Court with possession of firearms and ammunition.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
A Cork man who told gardaí he had gone to Monaghan for “a drinking session” and did not know there was half-a-tonne of fertilizer in the van he was driving has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years imprisonment for IRA membership.
Thu, 16 Mar, 2017
A Cork man who told gardaí he had gone to Monaghan for “a drinking session” and did not know there was half-a-tonne of fertlizer in the van he was driving, has been found guilty of membership of the IRA.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
A Dublin man whose DNA was found on a number plate used in a car bomb attack at Newry courthouse in 2010 was jailed for four years yesterday by the Special Criminal Court for membership of a dissident terrorist organisation.
Tue, 17 Jan, 2017
Two Cork men accused of IRA membership have been refused bail at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016
Wed, 14 Dec, 2016
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Two Sligo men have appeared at an out-of-term sitting of the Special Criminal Court charged with membership of the IRA.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
Seen from the air, the 35-acre non-residential holding which is for sale in the townland of Curraclogh, Lissarda, Co Cork, looks like a rich patchwork quilt of differing shades of green.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016