The Court of Criminal Appeal has reserved judgement on appeals by five Dublin men, described by a garda chief superintendent as members of the Dublin Brigade of the Provisional IRA, against their convictions for membership of an illegal organisation.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2006
THE indivisible links between Sinn Féin and the IRA were further exposed yesterday as the Special Criminal Court sentenced five IRA men found with CS gas canisters, a stun gun, pick-axe handles, balaclavas and SF posters.
Tue, 22 Feb, 2005
The Special Criminal Court ruled today that garda interviews with five Dublin men arrested in Bray and later charged with IRA membership were not admissible in evidence because they were detained in a garda station for 20 hours with little or no sleep.
Thu, 17 Feb, 2005
A senior Special Branch officer told the Special Criminal Court today that he went to Bray garda station after he was told by one of his officers that he believed five men arrested for theft were members of the Provisional IRA.
Wed, 02 Feb, 2005
Gardaí recovered a large quantity of Sinn Féin posters, including election posters for Sinn Féin TD Aengus O' Snodaigh, from a car in which they also found a stun gun and CS gas canister, the trial of five men accused of IRA membership heard today.
Tue, 01 Feb, 2005
A detective garda patrolling north Dublin said he drove to Bray Garda Station out of "boredom" on the night a group of men were arrested under suspicious circumstances, the Special Criminal Court heard today in the trial of five men accused of membership of an illegal organisation.
Thu, 27 Jan, 2005
Gardaí recovered a CS gas canister, a stun gun, pick-axe handles, balaclavas and a fake garda jacket after five men seen acting suspiciously by an off duty Special Branch officer were arrested in Bray, the Special Criminal Court in Dublin was told today.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2004